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World War I Newspaper




1.      Working individually, create a newspaper with articles relating to World War I

2.    Write a headline and short news article about the following events:

a.      The assassination of Archduke Ferdinand

b.     The sinking of the Lusitania

c.      A short editorial about Germany’s policy of unrestricted submarine warfare

d.     Any one battle of the war

3.     Be sure to include the following:

         a. What countries were involved

         b. Key people involved

         c. Specific details about the event/policy

         d. The outcome

         e. The significance of this event in relation to WWI

4. Each article is worth 20 points for a total of 80 points