Zeezok Publishing's Z-Guide to Sergeant York is a great way to incorporate media into your study of the Great War (World War I).
A conscientious objector from the hills of Tennessee Alvin must first reconcile his religious beliefs with his country's call to arms. Once in France York and his comrades quickly learn the brutal realities of trench warfare. Ordered to make a charge across no-mans land between the opposing armies York's actions against overwhelming odds earned him a place among the pantheon of American heroes.
The Sergeant York guide contains a topic overview movie synopsis and ten learning activities based on this classic film. Trace York's journey from Pall Mall Tennessee to the battlefields of Europe and home again. Explore your own beliefs about fighting for your country with the conscientious objector activity. Draw an original World War I poster and learn more about the weapons that made this war so deadly. Study President Wilson's War Message to Congress and engage the whole family with the "For Family Discussion" questions. A brief bibliography lists suggested resources for additional reading or learning activities. Become part of the action to "make the world safe for democracy" with the Sergeant York Z-Guide ! Intended for use at the high school level. Uses: World War I Meuse-Argonne Campaign Personal Beliefs about Warfare Maturity and Family Responsibilities.
Contains a printable pdf file of the complete study guide. It does not include the movie. This file is licensed to the original purchaser and is not to be resold. Permission is not granted for district-wide school-wide system-wide classroom or co-op use. (Movie sold separately.)
This Z-Guide is based on the movie Sergeant York (1941). You can view a trailer for the movie below.