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The Soldier’s Experience—Vietnam versus World War I

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The Vietnam War and World War I were two very important—and different—wars. To understand the differences, and similarities, class members watch videos, examine primary source documents, and then create a newscast that examines the...
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Chronicling America: Uncovering a World at War

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
As part of a study of World War I, class members read newspaper articles from the time that urge American involvement, non-involvement, or neutrality. Using the provided worksheet, groups analyze the articles noting the central argument...
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Trench Warfare in WW1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Did you know that trenches were built in a zigzag pattern? This was done to ensure that an enemy couldn't come into the trench and have a clear shot at firing the entire way down the line. Learn more about trench construction, life in...
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The First World War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the process and effects of World War I on different segments of the population, beyond the political, diplomatic and military framework of the war. They analyze the memoirs of soldiers, read poetry of the time, and...
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US History Overview 2 - Reconstruction to the Great Depression

For Students 8th - 11th
Ambitiously spanning American history from 1865 to 1941, this video discusses and clarifies topics such as women's suffrage, the sinking of the Maine, and the development of America as a world empire. Maps and photographs will engage...
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World War I - The War Ends

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Your class is in for a treat with this outstanding PowerPoint on World War I. The presentation is loaded with facts, maps, important personalities, and discussion questions on the war. Additionally, there is a wonderful video called,...
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The Weimar Republic: Historical Context and Decision Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that way before Hitler became a dictator, he actually spent nine months in a German jail? Provide the background for the escalating point before the Nazi party took over in World War II through the exercises in the resource....
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Propaganda Posters

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Don't be put off by the fact that the World War I propaganda posters in this packet are Canadian and some of them are even in French. All the better, in fact, to see the techniques. The richly detailed plan has instructors model...
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Lesson Plan: Soldier’s Home By Ernest Hemingway

For Teachers 9th - 12th
“Soldier’s Home,” included in Ernest Hemingway’s In Our Time, is the powerful story about a young soldier’s post war struggles to avoid complicated relationships and to rejoin his family and community. Hemingway’s tale provides the text...
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World War I Poster Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Deciphering Propaganda Posters of World War I

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What strategies are employed when creating propaganda? Your young historians will learn about six different techniques utilized in the construction of political propaganda, particularly in the advertisements of World War I. The...
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Treaty of Versailles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
While the Treaty of Versailles was originally aimed at breaking the Central Powers apart, it only sparked Germany's desire for revenge. Show an informative video as your world history class begins to learn about World War II. 
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World War I: U.S. Army Battles in France

For Teachers 9th - 12th
World War I ended on November 11, 1918. Watch clips from the final battles in France that forced Germany to ask for an armistice. Although they were within reach of Paris, the Allies were able to hold them off, and they finally retreated...
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World War I: The War to End All Wars

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take a look into the life of Woodrow Wilson, US president during World War I. Although he promised "A war to end all wars," and helped create the Treaty of Versailles, the US went back to war in 1939.
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World War I: Early Years

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How did World War I start? While tension was building for years, the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was what drove Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia. Follow along as other countries started declaring war too, and...
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WW1 - Life in the Trenches

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Feel the same gut-wrenching turn from optimism to sickening depression that soldiers felt as they entered the war and realized exactly how dire the situation was. This video, while not narrated, provides a close-up of how miserable life...
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Dulce et Decorum est by Wilfred Owen

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
It is entirely fitting and proper that Wilfred Owen’s powerful “Dulce et Decorum Est” is the poem used for an exercise in close reading, discussion, analysis, and argumentative writing. Class members discuss focus questions in pairs,...
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World War I and Its Aftermath

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine World War I and its consequences. In this World War I lesson, students watch the Discovery video "World War I and Its Aftermath." Learners then research how nationalism contributed to the spread of the war...
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Poetry of War and Peace

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read and discuss the poem "In Flanders Fields," then write poems evoking images of peacetime. They practice the techniques of writing poetry while using textual imagery to create visual images.
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African-American Soldiers After World War I: Had Race Relations Changed?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students utilize an online database to conduct research and analyze the conditions for African-Americans before and after World War I. They consider the role of the 92nd and 93rd divisions in affecting social change.
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African-American Soldiers in World War I: The 92nd and 93rd Divisions

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students research the role played and contributions made by African American soldiers during World War I. They discuss the evolution of civil rights in America's history, and the progress that has been made in the last 100 years.
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United States Entry into World War I: Two Diametrically Opposed Views

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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.
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United States Entry into World War I: A Documentary Chronology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers complete a unit of lessons on the events that led to U.S. involvement in WWI. They complete a Webquest, conduct research, complete a Venn diagram, read and discuss the reasons for entering the war, and create a slideshow.
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From The Great War To The Great Depression

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Discover details about 1920's America. In this American history lesson, students read From the Great War to the Great Depression. Students then research famous Americans from the time period and present their findings to their classmates.