World War I Teacher Resources
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World War I Causes Project
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
World War I
Eleventh graders investigate propaganda used during World War I. In this World War I instructional activity, 11th graders examine propaganda from the war and analyze war posters. Students then create their own propaganda posters on listed topics.
11th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 168 Downloads
Teaching with Poster Art: World War I Posters
Young scholars interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this World War I instructional activity, students examine World War I posters. Young scholars investigate the use of propaganda strategies in the posters and discuss the visual metaphors.
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 77 Views 433 Downloads
United States Entry into World War I: Two Diametrically Opposed Views
Learners analyze the events leading to U.S. entry into World War I. They read a speech by President Wilson and an opposition speech, list the reasons each gives for American entry into the war, and complete a Venn diagram.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 73 Downloads
Outbreak of World War I
A string of short video clips, images and maps designed to introduce your class to the First World War, also known as WWI. World history changed forever when Germany declared war on Russia and France in August of 1914. Create interest and provide geographical context for your students with this quick introduction.
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
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
World War One: 1914 - 1918 Map
A great tool to illustrate the changing face of Europe throughout World War I! The color-changing map gives students a visual representation of the territorial acquisitions and losses for both the Allied Powers as well as the Central Powers.
7 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Writing Exercises: World War I, #1
After learning all about World War I, middle schoolers can delve into this writing exercise. They complete three short answer questions that ask them to describe the role of women in WWI, the role of technology in WWI, and four causes of this great war.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 11 Views 30 Downloads
Writing Exercises: World War I, #2
In need of three good writing prompts focused on World War I? Learners respond to three prompts, each having them examine an aspect of World War I. They describe the role nationalism played in the war, the impact of the fall of the Ottoman Empire, and how World War I was a turning point in history.
7th - 8th Language Arts 10 Views 26 Downloads
New Review The Rise of Totalitarianism, the Start of World War II and the US Response
How did totalitarian regimes, in places like Russia, Italy, Germany, and Japan, come to power after World War I? Your young historians will participate in a jigsaw activity and then analyze the response of the United States to the rise of these regimes by debating as either isolationists or interventionists.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review P is for Poppies
Explore the way local farming and rationing helped the war effort in World War I with a lesson plan on gardening. After learning about trench warfare, reading "In Flanders' Field" by John McCrae, and studying poppies, kids discuss the American war effort during World War I and how the poppy is a symbol for remembrance.
5th Science 7 Views 7 Downloads
Wilson and American Entry into World War I
Students explore the events that led to American entry into World War I. In this American history instructional activity, students examine the policies of Woodrow Wilson at the dawn of the war, analyze challenges to the neutrality policy of the U.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 29 Views 64 Downloads
WWI Time Capsule Project
What a great hands-on activity to encapsulate your learners' understanding of a historical period! After studying World War I, your young historians will imagine themselves to be a figure from the war and put together a time capsule of artifacts from their experiences.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
World War I: War in a Democratic Society
Learners 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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 56 Downloads
Prepping for a World War I Test
Review your WWI unit with this helpful resource. Young historians group up, complete a series of web-based activities, take a pop quiz, and examine the contents of a trunk considering items that would be most important during WWI. The lesson concludes with a class discussion.
10th Social Studies & History 5 Views 12 Downloads
Origins of World War I, Part 1/2
Watch Germany's rise to power and the struggle that ignited between the world powers in Europe. Stills, maps, and political cartoons are provided to help build context for the pre-war era. This is video two of two.
8 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads