Instructional Video

Capturing the Horrors - The Art of World War 1

Curated and Reviewed by Lesson Planet

Young historians investigate World War I by watching a short video clip of art created by soldiers. As viewers analyze the pieces a clearer picture of the horrors of war comes to light. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Have students create their own WWI artwork representing the horrors of warfare
  • Place WWI artwork around the room and analyze the pieces for their meaning using the WWI Art website
Classroom Considerations
  • Video is under 10 minutes
  • The sixth installment of a 32-part series
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • Resource benefits audio and visual learners 
  • Video contains primary documents for use in further research on the art of World War I
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