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Listen and analyze as the narrator explains why he identifies World War I as "the war to change all wars". In summarizing the events of the Great War, this episode also details the particular experiences, fears, and motivations of soldiers, the concept of the war as a writers' war, and its major effects on other nations, particularly in the Russian Revolution, emergence of United States as a creditor nation, and the end of the Ottoman Empire.
For this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about World War I. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this World War I lesson, students examine World War I posters. Students investigate the use of propaganda strategies in the posters and discuss the visual metaphors.
Young scholars research the weaons used in World War I, hen create a slideshow presentation or a brochure to show their information.
Seventh graders research the political, societal, and economic factors of World War I, World War II, and the 2001 war against terrorism. They participate in class discussions, write journal entries, and conduct Internet research. Students then complete a matrix on the three events and write a comparison of the three wars.
Students explain how the American Revolution, Civil War, and World War I were fought by common soldiers, as well as explain why certain tactics worked and certain tactics failed.
In this World War I activity, students read the provided selection titled "American Power Tips the Balance," and then respond to 4 main idea and critical thinking questions about America's involvement the war.
Students compare and contrast the daily lives of soldiers in World War I and Vietnam. In this American War analysis lesson, students read background information about Vietnam and World War I. Students work in groups to write and produce a newscast about the conditions of the everyday soldier on the ground. Students are assigned roles, research the given questions, and present their newscasts.
Ninth graders explore the main events, key people, outcomes and lasting effects of World War I. They research the lasting effects of World War I on the 20th Century and discuss the Treaty of Versailles and its effects on Germany.
Students research the Christmas truce during World War I. For this social studies lesson, students discuss World War I and the Christmas Truce. Students write a response about the truce.
Ninth graders examine the main events of World War I and identify the major points of the Treaty of Versailles. They read and discuss a scenario about boys fighting at school and create a treaty, read the poem "The Sentry" by Wilfred Owen, and write an "I Am" poem.
In this world history instructional activity, students create their own chart and poster showing some major events of World War I by following the steps outlined on these 3 pages.
Students consider the efforts of Americans during World War I. In this World War I lesson, students examine primary sources their instructors have gathered about the war on the home front. Students share their findings with their classmates.
In this World War I activity, students examine Canada's role in the first world war from mobilizing troops to the last hundred days as they read about 8 chronologically listed events.
In this changing technology of World War I worksheet, students read a brief paragraph regarding technology and then complete a graphic organizer as they answer 2 questions about each of the 9 inventions listed.
Eleventh graders explore the origins of the Prohibition Movement in the United States. In small groups, they analyze the influence of World War I in the passage of the eighteenth amendment. Students explain how different demographics of society responded to the Prohibition Movement. They explain how alcohol began to be sold on the Black-market once it was outlawed.
Here is a fantastic World War I research project that includes clear guidelines for topic choice, guiding questions, and suggested presentation products. Research subjects range from battles of the war, trench warfare, and weaponry, to music of the period and the role of women in the war.
Students consider how technology impacted American conflicts. In this technological advances lesson plan, students read, "The Changing Face of War," and then describe how technology made differences in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam Conflict, and the Persian Gulf War.
Fifth graders create a timeline of events in a soldiers life. In this World War I lesson, 5th graders learn about the Great Depression and World War I. Students watch video segments about World War I and examine primary sources from the same time period. Students work in groups to create a timeline of events.
Students examine words and phrases associated with World War I as an introduction the era. They explore the legacy of World War I by reading and discussing "The War to End All Wars If Only." Students write obituries for fallen World War I soldiers that incorporte information they were taught in class.