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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.


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

Lesson Plans

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


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

World War I Language Arts Activities

WWI Propaganda
The History & Poetry of "In Flanders Fields"
"In Flanders Fields"
Veterans Day Comprehension Questions
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
The History & Poetry of "In Flanders Fields"
European Peace Treaties Worksheet
War Is... Author Notes
What Is Veterans Day?
Flag Facts
More WWI Social Studies Resources

1910s Resources

The Unsinkable Titanic
Panama Canal
Caleb's Story Reading Guide
Jim Thorpe, Olympic Athlete
History of Father's Day
What's New: 1910s
'Teens Overview: 1910s
More 1910s Resources

Veterans Day Resources

Veterans Day Videos & Activities
World War II Student Project
The Story of "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Vietnam War Student Project
ANZAC Day: Design a Stamp
The History & Poetry of "In Flanders Fields"
The Wall: Literature Guide for Teachers
More Veterans Day – Teacher Resources

Memorial Day Resources

World War II Student Project
American Flag (in color)
The Story of "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Memorial Day Videos & Activities
Vietnam War Student Project
The Pledge of Allegiance
Citizenship Word Search
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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