World War I Inventions and Inventors Teacher Resources

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A Clever War: Scientific and Technological Advances in World War I

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Technology—changing lives and transforming war. Your tech-loving historians examine photographs and primary documents to explore how technology changed not only World War I, but also how it moved society forward. They apply their...
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Trench Warfare in World War I

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
To gain a deeper understanding of the conditions in the trenches during World War I, class members engage in an experiential activity and then research topics related to the exercise. A very powerful and thought provoking activity.
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Tank Development in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Huge machines that could fire long range and kill dozens or rip apart buildings with one shot—what an invention! World War I saw the first use of large machinery in warfare. Scholars analyze the creation of the tank in the 20th...
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The Invention And Development of Submarines

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Crazy fact: submarines were actually invented long before the beginning of World War I! As the narrator of an engaging video explains, submarines revolutionized warfare and changed everything. Interesting anecdotes as well as vivid...
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Who Started World War I?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students debate which power was responsible for the outbreak of World War I. In this cause and effects lesson, students research the causes of the outbreak of World War I on ProQuest in preparation for a (limited) reenactment of the...
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Changing Technology: World War I

For Students 6th - 10th
In this changing technology of World War I worksheet, students read a brief paragraph regarding technology and then complete a graphic organizer as they answer 2 questions about each of the 9 inventions listed.
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World War I: People, Places, and Events

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research the people, places, and events of World War I. They select a topic, conduct research, read and discuss a bibliography handout, and create a biography, newspaper, diorama, or comparative maps to present their research...
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Weapons of World War I

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders discover the weapons of World War I. They compare and contrast the weapons used during that time period with the weapons that are used in warfare today. They create a digital slide show with the history, uses, and...
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U.S. History I Final Exam Questions

For Students 8th - 11th
In this American history final exam worksheet, students respond to 10 essay questions regarding Industrialization, Reconstruction, American Imperialism, World War I, and the Great Depression.
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Placing Events on a Timeline

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Put important events in chronological order with a lesson about timelines. With a variety of topics stemming from world history, the packet of worksheets provides analytical activity for learners to decide where certain events fall...
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The Blues: The Father of Rock And Roll

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine influence The Blues had on Rock and Roll and the concomitant social, political, and economic factors and movements during the post-World War II period. Students then research and create multimedia reports on...
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Back to the Past

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What was the Untied States like in 1938? What were the concerns of Americans in the post World War I era? What were their fears? What were their sources of news and entertainment? To understand the reaction to Orson Welles' radio...
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A Separate Peace

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
John Knowles' A Separate Peace is the subject of a literary crossword puzzle that asks readers to identify key events and characters in this coming-of-age story.
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The Greatest Invention in History

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders think critically about how inventions and new technologies influence everyday life. They compare the benefits of inventions against the risks that they may bring. Students conduct interviews with peers and adults to allow...
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The Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: Historical Criticism

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Writing is often influenced by current events. Take a look at the time period during which Robinson Jeffers was writing in order to gain a full understanding of his work. Pupils consider the relationship between his poems and historical...
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Making a Connection Between WWII and Rationing

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students investigate the life of a family that lived in the 1940's. They find out the lifestyle and culture of the family using role play. The lesson includes the measurement of energy expenditure and consumption of resources...
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Civil War Time Line

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students draw a time line on graph paper on a scale of one square to every five years beginning in 1770 and ending at 2000. They place historic events and inventions in their correct time period on the time line, and add their birthday...
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I Had To Tell This Story

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the experiences of American prisoners of war to begin their discussion on the Holocaust. They read and view primary source documents and discuss. They discover the importance of the Holocaust as well.
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Breaking News English: World's Oldest Man Dies

For Students 4th - 8th
In this English learning exercise, students read "World's Oldest Man Dies," and then respond to 20 fill in the blank, 15 short answer, 8 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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"Troika" From Lt. Kije Suite by Sergei Prokofiev

For Students 5th - 6th
In this classical music appreciation worksheet, students listen to a recording of "Troika" from Lt. Kije Suiteby Sergei Prokofiev. Students read about the composer and the structure of the piece. Students answer 5 questions and then...
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Gesture and Chance

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine the role of chance in creating Dada art and analyze the idea of gesture. In this art analysis lesson, students consider gesture in drawings and the role of chance in Dada art. Students complete image based discussion....
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Revolutionary Money

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Examine paper money from the American revolution! Historians study the paper bills and discuss the history of money. How has money changed over the times? Activities are included. 
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Sixth Grade Social Studies Test

For Students 6th
In this social studies worksheet, 6th graders complete multiple choice questions about weapons, colonies, Native Americans, and more. Students complete 30 questions.
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The High and the Flighty

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students study women aviators and act out a talk show-style interview with one of them. They plot Amelia Earhart's flights on a map.