World War I Teacher Resources
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Teaching with Poster Art: World War I Posters
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this World War I lesson plan, students examine World War I posters. Students investigate the use of propaganda strategies in the posters and discuss the visual metaphors.
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 68 Views 427 Downloads
Outfitting a World War I Soldier - Teaching US History with Primary Sources
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.
8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 20 Downloads
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.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
World War I Chapter Assessment
In this World War I worksheet, 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.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 19 Views 137 Downloads
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.
11th Social Studies & History 9 Views 71 Downloads
World War I Propaganda Project
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
World War I Poster Project
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!
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Encyclopedia Research and WWI
Middle schoolers research World War I. In this library media lesson plan, students use several resources, including encyclopedias, to find out facts about World War I. Middle schoolers locate at least two encyclopedia articles and compare the information they find in both resources.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 55 Downloads
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 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
U.S. Entry Into WWI
Young scholars 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). Young scholars answer several questions based upon his speeches.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 7 Downloads