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Contact Information
Andrew Phillips
20 N Coalter St
Staunton, VA  24401
Phone: 5408850897x111
Program Title
Over There...Over Here. The Great War
Program Type
Individual Program
Program Rating
   based on 5 evaluation(s).
Target Audience
Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff
Maximum Number of Participants
Minimum Number of Participants
Primary Disciplines
International, Community Interests, Social Studies/History, Gifted & Talented, Leadership
Program Description
This epic period in history comes alive as the Museum Educator uses artifacts and primary resources to tell the story of the Great War. Learn about events leading up to the war and see how propaganda was used to influence public opinion on the “home front”. Explore a World War l trunk and learn about life in the trenches. Evaluate President Wilson’s involvement in the war including the Fourteen Points and the League of Nations.
Program Format
1. Program will identify countries that participated as well as contributing factors, including US involvement.
2. Propaganda will be explored as a tool to recruit soldiers and raise funds to support the war effort.
3. Artifacts from a WWI trunk will be presented.
4. Program will conclude with discussion of Woodrow Wilson's 14 points and the proposal for the League of Nations.
Students will be able to identify major participants of the war, causes of the war, the roll of propaganda and Wilson's proposed peace plans
National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns
Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps)
with other information in print and digital texts.

Era 7: The emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Standard 2: The changing role of the United States in world affairs through World War I

C3 Standards
D2.His.1.6-8 Analyze connections among events and developments in broader historical contexts.

D2.His.2.6-8 Classify series of historical events and developments as examples of change and/or continuity

D2.His.3.6-8 Use questions generated about individuals and groups to analyze why they, and the developments they shaped, are seen as historically significant

D2.His.1.9-12 Evaluate how historical events and individuals and developments were shaped by unique circumstances of time and place as well as broader historical contexts

D2.His.2.9-12 Analyze change and continuity in historical eras

D2.His.3.9-12 Use questions generated about individuals and groups to assess how the significance of their actions changes over time and is shaped by the historical context

D2.His.6.6-8 Analyze how people's perspectives influenced what information is available in the historical sources they created
State/Regional Standards to which this program aligns
World History & Geography: 1500 AD to Present
Era VII: Era of Global Wars, 1914 to 1945
WHII.10 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the worldwide impact of World War I by
a) explaining economic causes, political causes, and major events and identifying major leaders
of the war, with emphasis on Woodrow Wilson and Kaiser Wilhelm II;

Virginia and United States History
Reshaping the Nation and the Emergence of Modern America: 1877 to 1930s
VUS.9 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the emerging role of the United States in
world affairs by

b) evaluating United States involvement in World War I, including Wilson’s Fourteen Points, the
Treaty of Versailles, and the national debate over treaty ratification and the League of Nations.
Program Length
45 minutes
Program Cost
Point to Point: $100.00
Point to Point Premium: $80.00
Program Fee Notes
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Cancellation Policy
We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 24 hours notice.
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Program Delivery Mode(s)
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