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Lesson 6: World War I Ends
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.
African Americans in World War I - Lesson Two
Students explore the decision to allow African Americans enlist in the military. In teams of three to four, students debate allowing Muslim Americans to enlist in the war. Students not participating in the debate serve as legislatures. Votes on the debate are tallied and graphed. Afterwards, students discuss changes in the military as a result of World War I. They compare and contrast the military of World War I to the military of today.
World War I
In this online interactive world history worksheet, students answer 20 multiple choice questions regarding World War I. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
World War I Chapter Assessment
In this World War I worksheet, learners 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.
Chapter 15 – World War I
For this World War I worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages regarding the war and respond to 51 short answer questions.
The Balkans and World War I
Learners review the causes of World War I and draw timelines of the 1914 events. They conduct Internet research to discover the role of the balkans in the war and how it spread to a worldwide conflict. Students then research the recent Balkan conflict and compare it to the beginning of World War i.
Causes of World War I
In this causes of World War I activity, 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.
Images Draw You In: Women's Roles in World War I
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.
U.S. Enters World War I
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.
World War I and the Russian Revolution
In this World War I and the Russian Revolution learning exercise, students read assigned textbook pages and respond to 91 short answer questions.
World War I (5)
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 20 matching questions regarding World War I. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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. A really great tool to help learners understand many aspects of the war to end all wars.
World War I: War in a Democratic Society
Students 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.
African American Soldiers in World War I
Eleventh graders analyze the fight of African Americans. In this American History lesson, 11th graders analyze the attitudes towards blacks in the military during WWI. Students debate the performance of the 92nd division.
Encyclopedia Research and WWI
Students research World War I. In this library media instructional activity, students use several resources, including encyclopedias, to find out facts about World War I. Students locate at least two encyclopedia articles and compare the information they find in both resources.
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.
The July Crisis: Can You Stop the Great War?
Students role-play as diplomats from countries involved in World War I who have received telegrams stating they must prepare presentations on their country's position about the war. They have 45 minutes to reach a peace accord, or they must declare war.
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. Great questions sure to inspire great answers.
Draft Resistance During World War I in Arkansas
Students identify types of resistance and personal, political, and social consequences to the resistance of the draft in Arkansas during World War I. They write a paragraph explaining the draft, and listing two types of draft evasion.
Causes of World War I and Initial Actions and Reactions
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.