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World War I (1914–1919)
In 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.
Teaching with Poster Art: World War I Posters
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.
Weapons of World War I
Students research the weaons used in World War I, hen create a slideshow presentation or a brochure to show their information.
To War Or Not To War?
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.
Missing in MiG Alley
Students consider how technology impacted American conflicts. In this technological advances lesson, 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.
Lines From Behind the Lines
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 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.
American Power Tips the Balance
In this World War I worksheet, 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.
Remembering the First
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.
Section V: Cold War/Vietnam
Young scholars compare and contrast the daily lives of soldiers in World War I and Vietnam. In this American War analysis lesson plan, students read background information about Vietnam and World War I. Young scholars 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.
World War I For the Soldier
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.
Major Events of World War I
In this world history worksheet, students create their own chart and poster showing some major events of World War I by following the steps outlined on these 3 pages.
World War I: The War Effort
Students consider the efforts of Americans during World War I. In this World War I lesson plan, students examine primary sources their instructors have gathered about the war on the home front. Students share their findings with their classmates.
Preparing for World War I
In this World War I worksheet, 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.
Changing Technology: World War I
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.
Learners research the Christmas truce during World War I. In this social studies lesson, students discuss World War I and the Christmas Truce. Learners write a response about the truce.
The Causes of Prohibition
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.
President Harry Truman
In this United States Presidents worksheet, students learn about the life and presidency of Harry Truman. They then answer the 8 multiple choice questions in the packet. The answers are on the last page.
To War or Not to War?
Seventh graders research and compare the similarities and differences between WWI, WWII and the War on Terror. They discuss and write about the social, economical and political climate prior to and during these conflicts.
How WWI Began
Students understand how and why the assassination of Franz Ferdinand and his wife took place. They will study how after the assassination, alliances caused much of Europe to be drawn into war.