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WWI Battles and Technology CHC2D8 Ms. Gluskin

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WWI Battles and Technology. CHC2D8 Ms. Gluskin. Homework Checkup (Reading Photos and Drawing Conclusions). Transition Words for Drawing Conclusions. Therefore, hence, thus To conclude, in conclusion On the whole. Questions. Did Canada’s soldiers prove themselves in battle? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


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WWI Battles and Technology

CHC2D8Ms. Gluskin

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Homework Checkup (Reading Photos and Drawing Conclusions)

Comparison ConclusionRich Canadians lived in large mansions, whereas poor Canadians lived in run-down shacks.

Therefore, there was a wide gap between the way rich and poor Canadians lived in the early 1900s showing that inequality was a problem.

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Transition Words for Drawing Conclusions

• Therefore, hence, thus• To conclude, in conclusion• On the whole

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• Did Canada’s soldiers prove themselves in battle?

• Did Canadian soldiers, sailors and others make a difference?

• Did the war lead to useful peacetime technologies?

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Vocabulary for Battles• Battle = fight• Chlorine gas = poison gas• Bloodbath = a situation with a lot of killing• Casualties = wounded and injured • Endurance test = something that took a LONG time• Tactics = strategies• Troops, units• Creeping barrage (watch this video on Vimy Ridge):


• Mow down = kill many people in a short time• Turning point = an event after which there is a major change

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Day 2 Vocabulary

• Dogfight = fight between airplanes in the air• Ace = someone really good at something• Morale = feelings or spirits (of the troops)• Adapt = change to meet your needs• Blockade = prevent from entering• Convoy system = a group of ships travelling

together for protection

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Over the next three days…• Today:

– Fill in Canadian Soldiers in Battle– Start Contributions of Aviators, Sailors…

• Tuesday: – Finish Contributions of Aviators, Sailors…– Start World War I Technology

• Wednesday: – Finish World War I Technology– Report Card on Technology?

• Thursday: – quiz (knowledge and communication) using only vocabulary journal

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Old Technology to Start

Queen’s University Archives, An Archival Look at World War One, N.d., http://archives.queensu.ca/Exhibits/archres/wwi-intro/technol/Horsesembark.jpg (Feb. 11, 2014).

Where were these horses going?

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Ibid., http://archives.queensu.ca/Exhibits/archres/wwi-intro/technol/pcheavyhowitz.jpg

What was heavy artillery used for?

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Ibid., http://archives.queensu.ca/Exhibits/archres/wwi-intro/technol/WWIShips.jpg

Where are these ships waiting to go?

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British National Archives, First World War Convoy System, N.d., http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/pathways/firstworldwar/military_conflict/p_convoy.htm (Feb. 11, 2014).

British Convoy, Aug. 1918

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British Tank

Ibid., http://archives.queensu.ca/Exhibits/archres/wwi-intro/technol/GermTank.jpg

This British tank had been captured by the Germans.

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British Plane

Ibid., http://archives.queensu.ca/Exhibits/archres/wwi-intro/technol/WWIPlane2.jpg

What is attached to the wing?

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People Behind the Lines

Ibid., http://archives.queensu.ca/Exhibits/archres/wwi-intro/women/XMASHospital2.jpg

What job would these women have done during the war?

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Day 3 Vocabulary for Technology

• Suffocation = when someone stops breathing• Ban (verb) = forbid, don’t allow• Armour = protection• Reconaissance = information gathering• Depth charge = bomb that explodes underwater• Submersible = something that goes under water• String (verb)= hang

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Changes to Tanks & Influence of Tanks