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World War I
Set to music from the time, this clip shows actual footage taken prior to and during WWI. From the funeral procession for Franz Ferdinand, to the mobilization of troops, this video is sure to give your class an idea of life in 1914-1919. Use this as a comparative primary source document for learners to analyze.
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
The assassination of the Archduke: Exploring Perspectives
Use political cartoons for a multiple-perspectives strategy, as pupils learn about the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. After an anticipatory discussion, they are split into 2 groups. The class reads a primary source account (linked), and then creates political cartoons.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 23 Downloads
Causes of World War 1
The concepts of Imperialism, Nationalism, and Militarism are all defined with in the context of causes leading to WWI. Major incidents are outlined along with rational for the start of WWI. Great presentation for building vocabulary and constructing a context.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 9 Views 61 Downloads
Marching Towards War
The first Great War began on July 28, 1914 after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. But were there other causes? Yes, and your class will find out all about nationalism, imperialism, the Triple Alliance, and other key players that led to the start of WWI.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 5 Views 16 Downloads
World War I: Early Years
How did World War I start? While tension was building for years, the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was what drove Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia. Follow along as other countries started declaring war too, and watch as Germany takes makes big strides against the Allies in the beginning of the war.
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Assassination of Franz Ferdinand
In this assassination study guide activity, students discover the background and significant details of this event in world history. Students read 5 sections of information and examine photographs. Students respond to 1 of 3 questions that require them to write a newspaper story regarding the incident.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 45 Downloads
World War One - Footage
In this non-narrated movie, your world history class can watch Archduke Franz Ferdinand's funeral procession, the movement of troops through Europe, the digging of trenches, and townspeople being forced to relocate out of the war zone.
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
World War I: The War to End All Wars
What do you know about WWI? The creator of this fantastic presentation sure knows a lot! From the beginning of the war, to the trenches and the home front, World War I is discussed in full. Each slide includes images, blocks of informational text, and embedded hyperlinks.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 75 Views 154 Downloads
Enquiry 2: Causes
Students explore possible causes and events leading up to World War I. In groups, they chart sources of tension between countries, and discuss the murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Students create a timeline of events and debate who is to blame for starting the war.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Sarajevo Police Department
In this Sarajevo Police Department instructional activity, learners assume the identity of the driver of Archduke Franz Ferdinand's car and must provide a detailed account of his assassination to the police in a written statement.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 13 Downloads
New Review One Man’s Terrorist…Another Man’s Freedom Fighter
Why is there no universal definition for terrorism? What tactics and objectives do terrorist groups share? Through an engaging and collaborative activity, as well as using rich informational texts and guided notes, lead your class members through an examination of the history of terrorism, as well as an analysis of major terrorist groups that exist today.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Chronicling America: Uncovering a World at War
As part of a study of World War I, class members read newspaper articles from the time that urge American involvement, non-involvement, or neutrality. Using the provided worksheet, groups analyze the articles noting the central argument and support used.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Causes of World War I
Ninth graders identify and explain the six major causes of World War I. They explore the events leading up to WWI, the assassination of Franz Ferdinand and why they were the culmination of everything. Students discuss the characteristics of a "just war," if they believe there is such a thing, and relate them to WWI.
9th Social Studies & History 76 Views 183 Downloads