THE BATTLE OF GALLIPOLI: COMPARING PRIMARY SOURCES
BY JOAN BRODSKY SCHUR (2015)
Grade Level: High School (9 - 12)
Subject Areas: History, Geography
Content Area: Turkey, the modern Middle East, World War I
Synopsis: In this lesson on the Battle of Gallipoli, students compare a variety of types of documents (including letters, diaries, dispatches, and commission reports) from British, Anzac, and Ottoman sources. Working in groups of three, students choose one sources as the basis of a Historical Inquiry Broadcast providing contextual information, a documentary photograph, and points of comparison to a second document, in a Podcast or alternative format.