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World War I Inquiry

Setting the Stage
Introduce students to the entry of the United States into World War I using the following video:
 
Supporting Questions
How was the economy impact by the United States’ involvement in World War I?
 
 What role did African Americans play in the war effort?
 
 What role did women play in the war effort?
 
Formative Assessment
Write a paragraph explaining the impact of Word War I on the United States economy.
 
Write a paragraph explaining the role of African Americans in the war effort.
 
Write a paragraph explaining the role of women in the war effort.
 
Argument
Write an essay explaining the impact of World War I on American society.
 
Extension
Research the role of Native Americans in World War I.
 
Taking Informed Action
​How is the current fight against terrorism impacting American society? Discuss the positive and negative impact and brainstorm ways to lessen the negative impact.