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World War I Teacher Resources

New technologies enabled the world to skirmish on a larger scale than ever before during World War I (1914-1918). Use our printables, lessons, and references below to teach your class about the people, places, and events of World War I. Students can explore 1910s war propaganda, read about the Lusitania, and discover the origins of Veterans Day with these activities. You'll also find patriotic songs, research ideas, and poetry lessons to incorporate across your curriculum.


Fourteen Points Writing Exercise
The Lusitania
Discussion Guide for War Is...
Battles of World War I
Treaty of Versailles
Weapons of War
The Roaring Twenties
The Battle of Vimy Ridge
European Peace Treaties Worksheet
Vladimir Lenin Word Search

Lesson Plans

World War I: People, Places, and Events
The History & Poetry of "In Flanders Fields"
WWI Propaganda
Veterans Day Newspaper
What Is Veterans Day?


Animals in Uniform
Veterans of U.S. Wars and Their Dependents
U.S. Congressional Medal of Honor
U.S. Casualties in the Major Wars
Battles That Changed History
The Tea Pot Dome Scandal

World War I Language Arts Activities

Veterans Day Comprehension Questions
"In Flanders Fields"
Wilfred Owen Biography
John Simpson Kirkpatrick
More WWI Language Arts Activities

World War I Social Studies Resources

Veterans Day Videos & Activities
Chronology of Conscription in the U.S. -- Colonial Era to 1999
Flag Facts
Remembrance Day
Canadian Heroes: Billy Bishop
Charles Kingsford Smith – Reading Comprehension
Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917 Teacher's Guide
More WWI Social Studies Resources

1910s Resources

Famous Firsts: 1910s
The Black Sox
Important Births and Deaths of the 1910s
Panama Canal
Writing Prompts and Literature Ideas: 1910s
'Teens Overview: 1910s
What's New: 1910s
More 1910s Resources

Veterans Day Resources

World War II Student Project
The Story of "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Slaughterhouse-Five Short Answer
50 Stars and 13 Stripes
Veterans Day Activities
United States Flag Bulletin Board
Postage Stamps for Heroes
More Veterans Day – Teacher Resources

Memorial Day Resources

American Flag (in color)
The Pledge of Allegiance
Slaughterhouse-Five Projects
Stars and Stripes Writing Activity
Memorial Day Videos & Activities
World War II: Timeline
Star Design
More Memorial Day Teacher Resources

World War I Related Resources

Dealing with War in the Classroom
Flag Day – Teacher Resources
International Day of Peace – Teacher Resources
Patriotic Art Activities
Twentieth Century – Teacher Resources
World War II Teacher Resources


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