World War I Teacher Resources
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United States Entry into World War I: Some Hypotheses About U.S. Entry
High schoolers take a stand on a hypothesis for U.S. entry into World War I, supported by specific evidence.
WORLD WAR I PROPAGANDA POSTERS
Tenth graders examine the role that propaganda played in the increasing and sustaining the war effort. They also create authentic propaganda of their own.
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.
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.
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 plan concludes with a class discussion.
Women and World War I: Opportunity or Setback?
Seventh graders examine the role of women in World War I. For this World War I lesson, 7th graders analyze photographs and posters from the war and discuss the role of women on the homefront.
World War I Propaganda Posters
Tenth graders view examples of WWI propaganda posters and then create examples of their own. They strive to make their posters look as authentic as possible and compile them into a class presentation using PowerPoint.
Zoom In: World War I Soldiers at the Front
Seventh graders explore aspects of World War I. In this World War I lesson, 7th graders zoom in on reference material to access information about the uniforms worn by soldiers in World War I.
The 1920s and World War I
In this global studies worksheet, students read the noted pages in their textbooks and then respond to 8 short answer questions and write a thematic essay about the 1920's and World War I.
New! Propaganda Poster
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.
Poetry of the Great War: 'From Darkness to Light'?
Students read and analyze World War I poetry. In this poetry analysis lesson, students explore the historical context of World War I poetry. Students analyze the poetic devices in the poems and compare and contrast the given poems. Students complete a written analysis of the relationship between a poem's form and its content.
Lesson 3. No One Spared
Eleventh graders, in groups, explore the devastation that World War I inflicted on millions of people around the world. They write a first-hand account of the impact of World war I.
GROUP NEWSPAPER PRESENTATIONS
High schoolers in groups are to develop their own newspapers while keeping to a World War I outline.
Causes of World War One
Tenth graders examine World War I. In this Conflict lesson, 10th graders create a chart that describes the causes and effects of WWI. Students discuss their findings with the class.
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.
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.
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. Students are assigned roles, research the given questions, and present their newscasts.
Tenth graders examine the causes and course of World War I. They read and discuss a handout, simulate the formation of a country, design a flag, develop a national slogan, and present their country's information to the class.
Remembering the First
Students examine words and phrases associated with World War I as an introduction the era. They explore the legacy of World War I by reading and discussing "The War to End All Wars If Only." Students write obituries for fallen World War I soldiers that incorporte information they were taught in class.
Global Turmoil Between the World Wars
Ninth graders examine post-World War I economic, social, political and military developments and connect them to events leading to the outbreak of World War II. The lesson employs lecture, discussion, work in groups and student research to help students discover links between the two world wars.