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World War I and Our Community

Shane Gower, Maranacook Community High School, Kennebec County



  • Social Studies -- Civics & Government
  • Social Studies -- History

4 days

  • 1851-1920
  • Civics & Citizenship
  • Community
  • The People/Peopling of Maine

Learn about World War I using primary sources from Maine Memory Network and the Library of Congress.

  • Students will be able to use historical argument or interpretation as a
  • foundational frame.
  • Students will be able to analyze and question historical sources and texts.
  • Students will be able to analyze primary and secondary sources to support claims.
  • Students will be able to take a position in response to a controversial question.

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A resource developed by the Maine Historical Society with support from the Teaching with Primary Resources grant from the Library of Congress