Joyeux Noel WebQuest

Bienvenues a mon webquest! Ici vous allez apprendre un peu sur l'histoire française du 20ème siecle. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHr0rxPwJEQ&t=24s  

 

First, watch this short mini-video on WWl. 

 

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https://www.france-pub.com/world-war-1.php 

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Using the above link, answer the below questions. 

 

1. What year did WWl begin?

2. When did the war (officially) end? 

3. The war was NOT referred to as World War l. What WAS it called at the time? 

4. How many days did this war last? 

5.How many children were orphaned due to this war? 

6. What percentage of France's total population was killed?

7.What percentage of men in service were killed?

8. How many letters did were mailed on an average day?

9. What happened on June 28 1914? What was this important? 

10. What happened on November 11, 1918? 

Go to this link to learn about French slang. https://www.france-pub.com/forum/2014/07/09/french-slang-in-the-trenches-of-world-war-one/ 

 

1. What is "une abeille"? ______________________________

2. Who were "les Boches"? ________________________

3. What is "le groin de cochon"? ______________________

4. What is "un moulin de cafe"? _____________________

5. What was "le sechoir"? __________________

6. Chose a trench slang word and describe it to me. Do not copy and paste, use your own language. 

_______________________________________________________________ 

What countries BORDER France?  

https://www.google.com/search?q=map+of+europe+ww1&safe=active&rlz=1C1CHMO_enUS759US760&tbm=isch&source=iu&ictx=1&fir=vqWq7GoQ47Oc6M%253A%252Cfpv8UNob2u6DPM%252C_&usg=__nUuwgqwNZoV-c-OQpzd7LPYU8Mo%3D&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjf8tv9yfXXAhWJlOAKHTW2B4wQ9QEIKDAA&surl=1#imgrc=vqWq7GoQ47Oc6M: 

-OR-

http://www.the-map-as-history.com/maps/6-first-world-war.php

 

1. To the north:___________________________

2. To the east: ___________________________ 

3. To the west: ___________________________ 

4. To the south: __________________________   

 

Watch this short film excerpt. 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhRwGIa3xtw 

 

 

Click here to see how the troops communicated with each other. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puZkULJd07A

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhRwGIa3xtw 

 

 

   

1. What is "une abeille"? ______________________________

2. Who were "les Boches"? ________________________

3. What is "le groin de cochon"? ______________________

4. What is "un moulin de cafe"? _____________________

5. What was "le sechoir"? __________________

6. Chose a trench slang word and describe it to me. Do not copy and paste, use your own language. 

____________________________________________________________________ 

 

 

Using the above links, answer the below questions. 

 

1. What year did WWl begin?

2. When did the war (officially) end? 

3. The war was NOT referred to as World War l. What WAS it called at the time? 

4. How many days did this war last? 

5.How many children were orphaned due to this war? 

6. What percentage of France's total population was killed?

7.What percentage of men in service were killed?

8. How many letters did were mailed on an average day?

9. What happened on June 28 1914? What was this important? 

10. What happened on November 11, 1918? 

1. What is "une abeille"? ______________________________

2. Who were "les Boches"? ________________________

3. What is "le groin de cochon"? ______________________

4. What is "un moulin de cafe"? _____________________

5. What was "le sechoir"? __________________

6. Chose a trench slang word and describe it to me. Do not copy and paste, use your own language. 

____________________________________________________________________

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merci! La semaine prochaine on regardera le film!