New Technology in World War I

A fast-paced activity focuses on the development of technology during World War I. Young historians match images of new technologies and complete a worksheet. Scholars also read an account of the war from the perspective of an American soldier and participate in group discussion. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Compare technology used during World War I to modern day warfare
  • Guide a group discussion on how new technology changed people's everyday lives 
Classroom Considerations
  • Internet access is required to complete the activity
Pros
  • Resource includes extension activities if time allows
  • The activity works as an individual assignment or in pairs 
Cons
  • None