World War I Teacher Resources
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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.
9th Social Studies & History 4 Views 67 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
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 0 Downloads
World War I
Eighth graders examine the condition of the world from 1880 until the start of World War I. After watching a PowerPoint presentation, they discuss the causes and effects of the war and complete a study guide with a partner. To end the lesson, they create their own webpage and brochure on the major events of World War I.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
The Cause and Course of the Great War
Learners interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this World War I lesson, students research the causes of the war as well as the major events of the war. Learners are divided into groups where they present a PowerPoint presentations related to a specific topics related to the war.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 10 Views 45 Downloads
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.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 14 Views 106 Downloads
Section V: Cold War/Vietnam
Learners compare and contrast the daily lives of soldiers in World War I and Vietnam. In this American War analysis lesson, students read background information about Vietnam and World War I. Learners work in groups to write and produce a newscast about the conditions of the everyday soldier on the ground.
7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 12 Views 34 Downloads
Lesson 1: Postwar Disillusionment and the Quest for Peace, 1921-1929
Students examine U.S. foreign policy following World War I. In this foreign policy lesson, students study the Five-Power Treaty and the Kellogg-Briand Pact and their effectiveness in preventing war. Students create political cartoons and write essays regarding anti-war sentiment in the U.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Fifth graders explore the role of African American troops in World War I. For this World War I lesson, 5th graders analyze a collection of letters from an African American soldier. Students create memorials to the men who fought in the 93rd division.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Edith Wharton: War Correspondent
Students research how the field of war correspondence has evolved. In this war correspondence lesson, students read chapter's from Edith Wharton's book Fighting France, From Dunkerque to Belfort. Students investigate an American correspondent's experiences during World War I.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Class members work to gain support for their nation's war efforts in World War I through the creation of period propaganda posters! This handout sets the stage for the activity and lists requirements for construction of the posters, from considering the appropriate audience and purpose of the advertisement to exact details for where and how the assignment should be submitted to the teacher.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable