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Youth theatre study guides for teachers 

2017-2018 Season

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Charlotte's Web

2016-2017 season

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 The BFG

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 Snow Queen

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Jungle Book

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A Special Production for 5th Grade Classes

Cover curriculum standards with a trip to the

Chattanooga Theatre Centre!

February 15th and 16th, 2017

Wednesday and Thursday

Performances at 9:30am and 11:30am
$4.50 per student (one chaperone free with every 10 students)

World War I:  (not so) The Great War

The Great War was the opening shot of the tumultuous 20th Century. As empires were built and rapidly fell, World War I ushered in a rush of technological advances and set in motion geo-political changes that are still felt today. The Chattanooga Theatre Centre, which has been educating and entertaining school-age audiences for over 30 years, brings you this entertaining, one-man show, featuring local military historian Louis Varnell who takes students through the causes of the war, the technological advances of the age, the realities of life in the trenches and the ultimate outcome of the “War to End All Wars.”

Areas addressed:
o Causes of the war
o America’s entry and involvement
o A line-up of the Central and Allied Powers

Standards covered:

o 5.42 Summarize the reasons for American entry into World War I, including submarine attacks on the Lusitania and the Zimmerman Telegram. (H, P)
o 5.43 Locate and map the countries of the Central and Allied Powers during World War I. (G)
o 5.44 Explain the roles of significant people and groups in World War I, including Herbert Hoover, John J. Pershing, doughboys, Lawrence Tyson, and Alvin C. York. (H, TN)
o SS5H4 The student will describe U.S. involvement in World War I and post-World War I America. a. Explain how German attacks on U.S. shipping during the war in Europe (1914- 1917) ultimately led the U.S. to join the fight against Germany; include the sinking of the Lusitania and concerns over safety of U.S. ships, U.S. contributions to the war, and the impact of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919.

For booking information, contact our box office at  423-267-8534