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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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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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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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Military Conscription in World War I: Alabamians Express Their Opinions

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
If called, would you go? Should the US government have the power to impose a draft during any war? The Selective Service Act of 1917 (aka the Conscription Act of 1917) authorized the drafting of men into the military for only the second...
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U.S. Enters World War I

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students explore the reasons why the United States entered into World War I and how that conflict effected the United States and Europe politically, economically and socially.
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United States Entry into World War I: Some Hypotheses About U.S. Entry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students take a stand on a hypothesis for U.S. entry into World War I, supported by specific evidence.
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World War I and Its Consequences

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders decipher the long and short term causes of World War I. They follow through by studying the history of the present day situation in the Balkans and simulating peace talks with presentations.
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Sedition in World War I

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students examine the critics of the First World War. In World War I instructional activity, students free write about patriotism and determine its meaning. After watching a video students discuss patriotism and opposition to the war....
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US History Overview 3- WWll to Vietnam

For Students 8th - 11th
This video brings viewers up to modern history (1975) after taking them through WWII, the Korean War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Vietnam War. Though the format of the timeline might appear straightforward, viewers will be engaged...
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The Causes and Course of the First World War

For Teachers 10th
Use this twelve-day lesson plan to teach about the causes and courses of WWI. Each day scholars attend lectures, complete creative activities, and hold round table discussions on what they've learned. Web links and resources are...
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For Teachers 10th
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.
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A Global Conflict

For Students 6th - 8th
In this World War I learning exercise, students follow the events of the war by answering 6 short answer questions pertaining to major events of the war and placing them in a graphic organizer.
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Causes of WWI-Introductory Lesson

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders identify the causes of World War I. In this World War I history lesson, 6th graders view a Powerpoint to develop background knowledge about World War I. Students make a picture map of the events that led to war and describe...
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Revisiting the Somme

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students consider how the military folly of the Somme during World War I. In this World War I activity, students visit selected websites to discover information about the Somme, propaganda, and their effects on the war.
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American Foreign Policy: 1920 - 1941

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Take your class through the period between World War I and World War II. Covering various treaties and pacts between America and its neighbors - namely, Japan, Germany, and the Soviet Union- these slides could inspire some political...
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WWI Research Questions

For Students 9th - 12th
In this World War I worksheet, high schoolers read the noted textbook pages regarding the war and then respond to 9 short answer questions.
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U.S. Entry Into WWI

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify the reasons why the United States entered World War I. In this world history lesson, students are given a lecture on Woodrow Wilson and analyze documents (specifically, Woodrow Wilson's speeches). Students answer...
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The U. S. at War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine reasons for going to war. For this foreign policy lesson, students analyze the reasons the U.S. entered the the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the...
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My Secret War: Lesson 7

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discuss the cooperation of the civilian population during World War II. In this social studies lesson, 5th graders read My Secret War and complete reflection strips over the reading. Students discuss primary sources.
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Cuban Missle Crisis

For Students 8th - 11th
With a collage format that lends well to note-taking, this presentation allows your students to see the context and implications of the Cuban Missile Crisis. The narration is casual and conversational, as well as informative, and history...
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United States Entry into WWI: Two Diametrically Opposed Views

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students reconsider the events leading to US entry into WWI through the lens of archival documents.
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The Great Depression

For Teachers 7th - 11th
In this Great Depression study guide worksheet, students respond to 18 short answer questions. The questions correlate to assigned readings in a textbook.
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Popular Music and Patriotism

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students discover the popular music during World War II and its dramatic impact on American culture. Using the internet and other sources, groups of students research categories of popular music. They identify the date of the composition...
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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...