Lesson Plan

Jutland WWI

A lessonflow detailing the events of 'The Battle of Jutland'
Objectives
  1. Students can recognize the significance of 'The Battle of Jutland'.
  2. Students will observe the effects of man made mistakes, and the cost of such actions. 
  3. Assess and understand the effects of WWI on a single soldier, using data retrieval. 
Subjects
Social Studies
Grades 10
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 The Presentation

Use Haikudeck to present the basic ideas behind

  • 'The Battle of Jutland' 
  • Human Error
  • Loss of Life
  • After effects of 'The Battle of Jutland'
  • The list of ships involved

Teacher will then ask the students to write a statement about the effects of human error, what went wrong, what could have been avoided?

Student Instructions

Teacher will then ask the students to write a statement about the effects of human error, what went wrong, what could have been avoided?

Then pair and share with a partener.

2 Time Line

TimeToast
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Teacher will set up a TimeToast time line. 

  • Using the time line, the teacher will break the students up into groups.
  • Each group will work on each portion of the timeline that will detail the events of The Battle of Jutland.
Student Instructions

Students will form into groups designated by the teacher. 

Each group will be responsible for creating a time line that will detail the events of The Battle of Jutland as it unfolded.

After they are done, students will recreate a time line where they have the power over the outcome. They will discuss as a group, at which point did everything take a wrong turn? What would the timeline look like if this unfortunate mistake didn't occur. 

3 Alternate Timeline

Padlet
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The teacher will create a padlet where students will upload their timelines to share with the class. 

Student Instructions

The class will look over the alternate time lines making suggestions, or comments on each groups time line. 

4 Assessment

Quizlet
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Teacher will create a quiz that will ask questions concerning  the events around 'The Battle of Jutland', by uploading photos that coincide with images of corresponding ships that went down during the fight, along with identifying the area in which the battle took place, and other detailed information about the events.  

 

Student Instructions

Students will work alone to take the quiz, in which the teacher will have access to scores.