Option 1: Military Definition Sheet. Can be collected for grading purposes.
Use the definition sheet to define military terminology. Students can also research this here.
Option 2 : In-class Discussion/Reflection
In class, watch 2 – 3 testimonies from soldiers that went to Afghanistan. Following the videos, ask students to discuss the questions in the student guide in small groups and then to share their answers with the class.
This activity can now be filled out directly on your computers – no need to print! To use the fillable function, be sure to download the PDF.
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