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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.

Printables

Fourteen Points Writing Exercise
Battles of World War I
Weapons of War
The Lusitania
The Roaring Twenties
Treaty of Versailles
Discussion Guide for War Is...
Remembrance Day Quiz
European Peace Treaties Worksheet
Stay Where You Are & Then Leave Teacher's Guide

Lesson Plans

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

References

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

World War I Language Arts Activities

"In Flanders Fields"
Veterans Day Comprehension Questions
War Is... Author Notes
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
The Battle of Vimy Ridge
Canadian Heroes: Billy Bishop
Vladimir Lenin Word Search
British Naval Battles Quiz
More WWI Social Studies Resources

1910s Resources

Panama Canal
The Unsinkable Titanic
Sarah, Plain and Tall Saga Teacher's Guide
Caleb's Story Reading Guide
The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had Discussion Guide
Titanic Facts
Labor Reform: 1910s
More 1910s Resources

Veterans Day Resources

The Story of the "Star-Spangled Banner"
World War II Student Project
Postage Stamps for Heroes
50 Stars and 13 Stripes
Symbols of the United States
Slaughterhouse-Five
Patriotic Book
More Veterans Day – Teacher Resources

Memorial Day Resources

World War II: Timeline
American Flag (in color)
The Pledge of Allegiance
Citizenship Word Search
Slaughterhouse-Five Questions
Slaughterhouse-Five Projects
Slaughterhouse-Five Short Answer
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

Highlights

Galactic Hot Dogs Reading Marathon
Join the Galactic Hot Dogs Reading Marathon! Read each episode as it's re-released with newly revealed facts, behind-the-scenes illustrations, and the inside scoop. Make it official by pledging on the blog to read each chapter with Cosmoe. Your students will love following the exploits of these space travelers, and you'll love the educational elements that can easily be paired to the stories.

Handwashing Awareness
Kids are especially susceptible to contracting and spreading viruses during the winter months. Prevention starts with proper handwashing. Show students how to keep germs away.

March Calendar of Events
March is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: National School Breakfast Week (3/2-6), World Orphan Week (3/4-11), Boston Massacre (3/5/1770), Daylight Saving Time Begins (3/8), International Women's Day (3/8), Teen Tech Week (3/8-14), Pi Day (3/14), St. Patrick's Day (3/17), Spring Begins (3/20), Make Your Own Holiday Day (3/26), and World Theatre Day (3/27). Plus, celebrate Deaf History Month (3/15-4/15), Music In Our Schools Month, Women's History Month, and Youth Art Month!

Poptropica Teaching Guides
Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island.

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Women's History Month
March is Women's History Month. Talk to your students about the accomplishments women have made—as well as the adversity they have faced.

Teaching with Comics
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guide to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series, as found on Funbrain.com, will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stores.

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