Glorious History of the Turks

11-13 yrs old

14-18 yrs old



Students will understand the importance of the Dardanelles War and the role of Ataturk in the first world war.

avatar Submitted By: Ozge Calik

February 15, 2018


  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Project Based Learning

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the facts and events related to the first world war.
  • Explain the importance of the Dardanelles War.
  • Explain the role of Ataturk and Turkish soldiers in the first world war.

Guiding Ideas

- Students brainstorm and discuss causes of the first world war.

- Teacher asks students questions to guide the discussion

- Students do some online research about the historical figure in Çanakkale

- After researching online, groups decide to which of the following they will build:




Student Activities

- Students work in groups of five

- Students connect to the world created by the teacher

- Students choose appropriate blocks to adapt to real design

- A group models " The Çanakkale Martyrs' Memorial"

- Other group models " Martyrs Cemetery"

- Students communicate with chat

Performance Expectations

Students can use the camera tool in Minecraft to create a portfolio  and export it to Power Point or Sway.

They can present their work to the class. So, students once again remember the epic that Ataturk and Turkish soldiers wrote in Çanakkale.


  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Project Based Learning

External References