Mo. teachers use cross-curricular lesson plan to teach about WWI

04/22/2013 | Kearney Courier (Mo.), The

Chris Daniels, a ninth-grade social studies teacher at Kearney Junior High School in Missouri, approached his colleagues with a plan for a multicurricular lesson plan on World War I, in which students would be taught about the war in all classes of the day. On the day chosen, science lessons were tied to artillery and weaponry, students wrote papers in Spanish about a visit to the World War I Museum, geometry was taught with war propaganda and the project culminated with students writing an essay in English class. "It was really fantastic to have some of those kids who relate to science more than English or social studies connect that way," Daniels said.

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