World War I Teacher Resources

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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.
Eighth graders examine artifacts of a World War I soldier and gain insight to technological advances of the times; students analyze uses of the artifacts by completing an artifact analysis chart.
Students study why the United States entered World War I and brainstorm what led to the German collapse on the front. They review arguments for the factors contributing to the end of the war.
For this online interactive world history worksheet, students answer 20 multiple choice questions regarding World War I. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this World War I instructional activity, students read assigned textbook pages regarding the war and respond to 51 short answer questions.
In this World War I learning exercise, students read assigned textbook pages about the war and then respond to 10 identification and 11 short answer questions about how the war began, U.S. involvement in the war, and outcome of the war.
In this causes of World War I worksheet, students learn the long term and short term causes that led the world into war. After they've examined the lesson thoroughly, students write an essay over the topic.
Tenth graders determine the significance of women's role on the homefront in World War I. In this World War I lesson, 10th graders analyze photographs and posters from the war and discuss how propaganda prompted women to join the war effort.
Students explore the reasons why the United States entered into World War I and how that conflict effected the United States and Europe politically, economically and socially.
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 20 matching questions regarding World War I. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
In this World War I and the Russian Revolution worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages and respond to 91 short answer questions.  
Eleventh graders examine the global consequences of nineteenth-century imperialism and the causes of World War I. They listen to a teacher-led lecture about Archduke Franz Ferdinand, imperialism, militarism, nationalism, and alliances. Students take notes and participate in a discussion.
Ninth graders read first hand accounts of soldiers' lives during World War I, examine historical timeline of major events during war, and research and listen to clips of popular music of the time.
This mini-project to design a World War I propaganda poster can be done as an in-class activity during a block period, or administered as a homework assignment. The resource outlines considerations that your young historians should have when designing the poster (including message, audience, symbols, etc.), as well as requirements for writing a half-page description of what is occurring in the poster.
Eleventh graders analyze the fight of African Americans.  For this American History lesson, 11th graders analyze the attitudes towards blacks in the military during WWI.  Students debate the performance of the 92nd division. 
These three worksheets will help get your World War I propaganda poster project well on its way! It offers sample images of various types of propaganda topics, such as buying victory bonds or joining military forces. It then provides a framework for preparing the poster with guiding questions and room for sketching, and finally prompts learners to include an analysis of their own poster!
Learners research World War I. In this library media instructional activity, students use several resources, including encyclopedias, to find out facts about World War I.  Learners locate at least two encyclopedia articles and compare the information they find in both resources.
Young scholars research opposition and support for World War I from a number of perspectives. They analyze a number of primary and secondary sources, while considering what (if anything) makes a war just and write a letter expressing his/her views regarding the U.S. and its entry into World War I.
After completing this detailed and well-designed project, your young historians will be well-versed in their explanations of the reasons that various countries joined World War I! Learners design a picture book covering seven primary causes for joining the war effort, from nationalism and alliances to unrestricted submarine warfare and the Zimmerman telegram.
Students identify the reasons why the United States entered World War I. In this world history lesson, students are given a lecture on Woodrow Wilson and analyze documents (specifically, Woodrow Wilson's speeches). Students answer several questions based upon his speeches.