“LIFE IN THE TRENCHES
Use the website above to answer the following questions.
on War Statistics. Then click on
Death of US soldiers.
many US soldiers were killed in Action?
was the total number of US deaths?
to War Statistics click on Total
was the total of Allied troops killed and ?
country lost the most men for the Allies?
was the total number of people killed on both sides?
to the main page and click on Trench War.
Scroll down the The Trench System.
Click on Trench System.
After reading that draw a picture of the trench system labeling the
- frontline trench - support trench - machine gun blockhouse
-artillery - barbed wire - sandbags
-no man’s land
You may want to read up on other
parts in this section to help you.
on what you read and drew, explain in detail why attacking an army in
trenches would be so difficult.
Give at least 3 problems you would face attacking trenches and
explain why it would be a problem.
this page scroll up to Life in the Trenches, read each of the following
parts under that category:
Dysentery, Trench Rats, Lice,
Trench foot, Gas Attacks, Waterlogged, Shell Shock, Amputations, Field
Punishment #1, Self inflicted wounds.
After reading these write a letter home on a separate sheet of paper as if you were a
soldier serving in the trenches in WWI.
The letter must be at least 1 full page explaining life in the trenches
and the hardships, fears, and dangers soldiers faced in WWI. You must have at least 7 examples of life in
the trenches described in detail. Be
sure to write with voice.