This semester my EdMethods students used Microsoft Sway for their final lesson design projects. This document-based lesson by Gabriel Bruneau asks student to use original source documents as prompts to reflect on soldiers’ experience in WWII.
How should our society view military service and its experiences in times of war?
After you read these documents you are going to create a thesis statement in response to the essential question. Be sure to collect evidence from the text to support your thesis statement. When doing this consider whether the evidence you are choosing appeals to a reader through ethos, pathos or logos.
Image credit: British soldiers of World War One – The 21st Battalion, London Regiment (1st Surrey Rifles) Flickr/ DesertBlooms