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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
Battles of World War I
The Lusitania
The Roaring Twenties
Discussion Guide for War Is...
The Battle of Vimy Ridge
Battle of the Somme Quiz
British Naval Battles Quiz
Canadian Heroes: Billy Bishop
Vladimir Lenin Word Search

Lesson Plans

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


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

World War I Language Arts Activities

Veterans Day Comprehension Questions
"In Flanders Fields"
War Is... Author Notes
Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917 Teacher's Guide
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
Treaty of Versailles
European Peace Treaties Worksheet
Weapons of War
Charles Kingsford Smith – Reading Comprehension
More WWI Social Studies Resources

1910s Resources

The Unsinkable Titanic
Writing Prompts and Literature Ideas: 1910s
Labor Reform: 1910s
Jim Thorpe, Olympic Athlete
'Teens Overview: 1910s
What's New: 1910s
Panama Canal
More 1910s Resources

Veterans Day Resources

The Story of "The Star-Spangled Banner"
World War II Student Project
Veterans Day Activities
50 Stars and 13 Stripes
Activities to Honor Heroes
Postage Stamps for Heroes
The Story of Veterans Day
More Veterans Day – Teacher Resources

Memorial Day Resources

The Pledge of Allegiance
Slaughterhouse-Five Projects
American Flag (in color)
World War II: Timeline
Citizenship Word Search
Blank American Flag
Memorial Day Videos & Activities
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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