World War One Full Unit Bundle

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This engaging bundle contains all the standards-aligned and engaging student-centered lessons relating to World War One your students could need!  They won’t learn just about life in the trenches but how the war impacted the United States from protests, propaganda, and the enduring influence of Wilson’s 14 Points!
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Black Soldiers in WWI

African American or Black Soldiers in WWI Harlem Hellfighters PowerPointjQuery('span.bundled_product_title_inner').attr('style', 'display: none !important');

This presentation discusses the experience of African American soldiers in World War I. It ties together their wartime experience and valor with their struggles on the home front. Topics include the Silent March, the St. Louis Massacre (Riots), the heroism of the Harlem Hellfighters and Anthony Johnson, James Reese Europe, and the Red Summer of 1919.

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Restricted Freedoms in WWI - Cover

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With this lesson, students participate in a Structured Academic Controversy in which they investigate whether basic freedoms should be restricted during wartime. They will investigate 5 case stories - Eugene V. Debs, Emma Goldman, Josef and Michael Hofer, Charles Schenck, and Robert Goldstein. Each was arrested and convicted with the Espionage and Sedition Acts. Students will debate whether it was right to restrict their freedoms during the war.

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Women's Suffrage Cover

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With this lesson, students learn the background leading up to the passage of the 19th amendment. They will visit two stations that discuss the major protest activities from the National Woman's Party, led by Alice Paul and Lucy Burns. They will analyze the methods of protest utilized by the NWP specifically the suffrage parade of 1913 and the silent sentinel protestors in front of the White House. This is a topic that is often overlooked, and that deserves more attention.

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Wilson and the 14 points Cover

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In this inquiry, students investigate the ideals of the 14 points, and whether Woodrow Wilson actually followed the ideal of the 14 points within the policies he created for the people of the United States - resistance to the draft, the Women's Suffrage Movement, and African American soldiers in WWI.

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World War I Overview - Cover

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This lesson provides an overview of World War I from the U.S. perspective at a level meant for middle school students. Topics include militarism, imperialism, alliances, and nationalism (as they relate to WWI, a comparison of map of Europe before and after the war, wartime propaganda, trench warfare, the events that led the U.S. into the war, different groups involved with the war (including Native Americans, women, immigrants and Black Americans, the war on the homefront, and the ending of the war.

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World War I Word Wall Vocabulary PuzzlejQuery('span.bundled_product_title_inner').attr('style', 'display: none !important');

Help your students build and retain key vocabulary terms with a visually appealing word wall. This resource includes 34 word wall terms related to World War I, vocabulary review strategies, and a review puzzle to support your students' learning.

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World War I - Review and Assessment Peacefield History

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This resource offers two versions of an assessment for a World War I unit in social studies, focusing on critical thinking and historical skills. The assessment cover lessons on topics such as restricted freedoms in WWI, Woodrow Wilson's 14 Points, Black Soldiers in WWI, the Women's Rights Movement, and an overview of World War I, aligning with New York State standards for Social Studies. The zip file includes editable PDFs, PowerPoints, and Google Slides versions for both the review and assessments, allowing flexibility in grading, and an answer key is provided.

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Black Soldiers in WWI

African American or Black Soldiers in WWI Harlem Hellfighters PowerPointjQuery('span.bundled_product_title_inner').attr('style', 'display: none !important');

This presentation discusses the experience of African American soldiers in World War I. It ties together their wartime experience and valor with their struggles on the home front. Topics include the Silent March, the St. Louis Massacre (Riots), the heroism of the Harlem Hellfighters and Anthony Johnson, James Reese Europe, and the Red Summer of 1919.

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Restricted Freedoms in WWI - Cover

The Espionage and Sedition Acts WWI Structured Academic ControversyjQuery('span.bundled_product_title_inner').attr('style', 'display: none !important');

With this lesson, students participate in a Structured Academic Controversy in which they investigate whether basic freedoms should be restricted during wartime. They will investigate 5 case stories - Eugene V. Debs, Emma Goldman, Josef and Michael Hofer, Charles Schenck, and Robert Goldstein. Each was arrested and convicted with the Espionage and Sedition Acts. Students will debate whether it was right to restrict their freedoms during the war.

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Women's Suffrage Cover

Women's Suffrage The Women's Rights Movement Analyzing the Protests of the NWPjQuery('span.bundled_product_title_inner').attr('style', 'display: none !important');

With this lesson, students learn the background leading up to the passage of the 19th amendment. They will visit two stations that discuss the major protest activities from the National Woman's Party, led by Alice Paul and Lucy Burns. They will analyze the methods of protest utilized by the NWP specifically the suffrage parade of 1913 and the silent sentinel protestors in front of the White House. This is a topic that is often overlooked, and that deserves more attention.

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Wilson and the 14 points Cover

Woodrow Wilson and the 14 Points the League of Nations Stations ActivityjQuery('span.bundled_product_title_inner').attr('style', 'display: none !important');

In this inquiry, students investigate the ideals of the 14 points, and whether Woodrow Wilson actually followed the ideal of the 14 points within the policies he created for the people of the United States - resistance to the draft, the Women's Suffrage Movement, and African American soldiers in WWI.

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World War I Overview - Cover

World War I Full Unit Overview and Lesson Plan with HandoutjQuery('span.bundled_product_title_inner').attr('style', 'display: none !important');

This lesson provides an overview of World War I from the U.S. perspective at a level meant for middle school students. Topics include militarism, imperialism, alliances, and nationalism (as they relate to WWI, a comparison of map of Europe before and after the war, wartime propaganda, trench warfare, the events that led the U.S. into the war, different groups involved with the war (including Native Americans, women, immigrants and Black Americans, the war on the homefront, and the ending of the war.

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World War I Word Wall Vocabulary PuzzlejQuery('span.bundled_product_title_inner').attr('style', 'display: none !important');

Help your students build and retain key vocabulary terms with a visually appealing word wall. This resource includes 34 word wall terms related to World War I, vocabulary review strategies, and a review puzzle to support your students' learning.

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World War I - Review and Assessment Peacefield History

World War I - Review and Assessment Historical Thinking SkillsjQuery('span.bundled_product_title_inner').attr('style', 'display: none !important');

This resource offers two versions of an assessment for a World War I unit in social studies, focusing on critical thinking and historical skills. The assessment cover lessons on topics such as restricted freedoms in WWI, Woodrow Wilson's 14 Points, Black Soldiers in WWI, the Women's Rights Movement, and an overview of World War I, aligning with New York State standards for Social Studies. The zip file includes editable PDFs, PowerPoints, and Google Slides versions for both the review and assessments, allowing flexibility in grading, and an answer key is provided.

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This unit plan contains standards-aligned and engaging student-centered lessons relating to World War I. Students will learn all about how the war impacted the United States and the homefront. They will also learn the basics about the wartime experience overseas. You can view more in the preview hereWorld War One Full Unit Preview.

Students will complete a teacher-led presentation with options to analyze wartime propaganda, determine whether wartime restrictions were essential or excessive, investigate trench warfare, and compare Europe before and after World War I. Students also investigate the homefront by comparing two types of protests relating to the women’s rights movement to see the ways women were treated for speaking out for their rights – regardless of their method of protest, determining whether wartime service actually improved the lives of Black soldiers, and assessing the impact of restrictive wartime laws. They will also closely read the words of the Fourteen Points.

As an assessment, students also complete a structured inquiry that compares Wilson’s treatment of groups of people on the homefront to the ideals he outlined in the Fourteen Points.

Within each product:

  • Classroom handouts for each lesson and the Unit assessment (PDF, PowerPoint, and Google Slides link)
  • A Google Slides version of the lesson can be assigned in Google Classroom (Google Slides link).

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