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P is for Poppies

For Teachers 5th
Explore the way local farming and rationing helped the war effort in World War I with a lesson plan on gardening. After learning about trench warfare, reading "In Flanders' Field" by John McCrae, and studying poppies, kids discuss the...
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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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First World War Assessment

For Students 8th - 9th
Here is a really neat assessment, perfect for middle schoolers who have just learned about WWI. The assessment covers the causes and effects of WWI, causes of WWII, the Treaty of Versailles, trench warfare, and key players of the war in...
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History: Causes of World War I

For Teachers 5th
Exploring WWI in an interesting discussion of the key events, this resource could be as a great supplement to a classroom unit on this topic. The pictures and information make this period in history come alive. Students would also...
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World War I Research Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a fantastic World War I research project that includes clear guidelines for topic choice, guiding questions, and suggested presentation products. Research subjects range from battles of the war, trench warfare, and weaponry, to...
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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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Life in the Trenches: World War I

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Live the sights, routines, and daily life suffered by World War I trench soldiers. Through images and rich descriptive text, learners will gain an understanding of life during WWI. Slides describe the perils of war, such as insect and...
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Trench Warfare: Disaster and Diseases

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Examine the horrors of war with this age appropriate slide-show. Covered are the concepts, dangers, diseases, and uses for trench warfare as they were seen in WWI. Also included are several wartime poems relating to the effects of trench...
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1914-1918: The World at War

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Thorough and engaging, this presentation details the causes and contexts of World War I on all fronts. It covers "the spark" that began it all, as well as the effect of technology on weaponry and the role of women on the home front and...
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Technology in World War One

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research the types of technology and weapons used in World War I. They form groups representing countries and simulate an arms auction each bidding for the weapons of their choice. They compare their research to the...
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The Balkans and World War I

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners review the causes of World War I and draw timelines of the 1914 events. They conduct Internet research to discover the role of the balkans in the war and how it spread to a worldwide conflict. Students then research the recent...
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Trench Warfare in WWI

For Teachers 7th - 9th
A very short presentation on the reality of trench warfare. Provided is a brief look into the who, what, when, and why of trench warfare. Three different follow-up activities are suggested.
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Life in the Trenches

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars examine changing military practices. In this World War I lesson, students explore the conditions, health, routine, spare time, and communications associated with trench warfare. Young scholars also analyze the Defense of...
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Warfare Strategies of WWI

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Incite your historians' curiosity with forms of warfare used during WWI. An anticipatory set has learners considering life in a trench, leading to a trench warfare discussion. A lecture is complemented by images (linked) and the...
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Christmas in the Trenches, 1914

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate the role of Trench Warfare in World War I. In this World War I lesson, students read Christmas in the Trenches, 1914 and then discuss the conditions of war in trenches and how Christmas 1914 interrupted the war....
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The Great War Was Not Great Enough To End All Wars

For Teachers 10th
Students examine the causes and military actions of World War I.  In this World History lesson, students study the sacrifices made by Americans and Europeans.  Students read and analyze primary sources related to World War I.  
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Trench Diagram B

For Students 7th - 12th
In this World War I study guide worksheet, students discover details regarding trench warfare. Students examine a trench diagram in order to understand its functions.
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The Trenches

For Students 7th - 10th
In this World War I study guide worksheet, students investigate trench warfare. Students read sections of information and examine trench diagrams. Students respond to 9 short answer question regarding the information presented.
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Trench Diagram A

For Students 7th - 11th
In this World War I study guide worksheet, students uncover details about trench warfare. Students examine a trench diagram in order to understand its functions.
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Trench Warfare Crossword Puzzle

For Students 7th - 12th
In this trench warfare crossword puzzle worksheet, students use the 12 clues to identify the correct words and names that will solve the crossword puzzle.