World War One Map Assignment Topics

WORLD WAR I

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TIMELINES / PRIMARY DOCUMENTS, LETTERS, & DIARIES 

 STATISTICS & CASUALTIES / DIPLOMACY AND CAUSES OF THE WAR  

  PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES / BATTLE STRATEGY & INFO  

  WEAPONS & THE TROOPS / TRENCH WARFARE / GAS WARFARE  

  MILITARY MEDICINE / WAR IN THE AIR & ON THE SEA  

  MAPS, IMAGES, ART / WAR PROPAGANDA  

  SPIES - ESPIONAGE - CODES! / SPECIFIC BIOGRAPHIES & THE WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST  

  WOMEN & THE HOME FRONT  

  MUSIC & POETRY OF THE WAR  

  THE 1918 FLU EPIDEMIC  

  LEAGUE OF NATIONS - WILSON'S 14 POINTS / VERSAILLES TREATY  

  MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS & OTHER DECORATIONS  

  AFTER THE WAR  

  VARIOUS DIFFERENT TOPICS / MORE WORLD WAR I LINKS 

TWO OF THE BESTGo straight to the search page: Trenches on the Web - Trench Search
BBC History - World War One - BBC - History: World Wars in-depth S AND LETTERSUSA Army Deaths: 1914-1918 
  Australian Military Statistics 
More WWI stats, plus stats from other US wars can be found on my Military History, Info, Stats page.TIMELINE: 1839-1914 The Long Fuse 
  TIMELINE: The July Crisis, 1914
  TIMELINE: 28-Jun-1914 - Assassination in Sarajevo  
  Causes of World War I
  Toward World War I in Europe to 1908 
  A Joyful Leap into World War I, 1911-1914 
  Lectures for World War I 
  "NEW IMPERIALISM (1870 - 1914)
   AN OUTLINE AND SURVEY COURSE OF WORLD WAR I
  World War I, The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Serbian nationalism from the "Nacertanije" to the Yugoslav Kingdom
Sarajevo, June 28, 1914
World War I, The Narodna Odbrana - The Black Hand 
The Balkan causes of World War I 
   The Austrian Ultimatum to Serbia, July 23,1914 and the Serbian Reply 
  The July Crisis: The Austrian Viewpoint - Serbian Viewpoint - German Viewpoint - Views of the German General Staff - The Russian Viewpoint - British Viewpoint - French Viewpoint 
   World War I Begins
World War I, The "Willy-Nicky" Telegrams
War and Neutral Rights 
  The Zimmerman Telegram 
United States Enters World War I
The Nations Involved in the Great War
First World War: Political Leaders 
  World War I Overview 
  Triple Entente - Triple Alliance 
  Turkey in 1914 - Italy in 1914 - Russia in 1914 - Austria in 1914 - Germany in 1914 - France in 1914 - Britain in 1914 
  GAME: The Causes of the First World WarLife in the Trenches - Life in a trench 
  The Static Front
  BBC - History - Life in The Trenches Virtual Tour
  BBC - History - World War One Trench Virtual Tour
  BBC - History - Front Line Trench Virtual Tour
  BBC - History - Dogfight Over the Trenches Virtual Tour 
   The Trench  
Lyrics to "Christmas in the Trenches"
HELLFIRE CORNER - The Christmas Truce - 1914
US Defensive Grenades in WWI
The Trenches at Messines 1916-17
British Trench Warfare 1917-1918
Armory: Trench Warfare
  Trench Warfare in World War One 
  Encyclopaedia of the First World War: Trench War  
  Trench Poetry and SongsThe Aerodrome - Aces and Aircraft of World War I 
  Wings With Wires / Aerodrome / Manufacturers 
Great War in the Air - Exhibition Home Page
Aircraft and the First World War
Fighting the Flying Circus - Eddie Rickenbacker's World War One memoirs. 
Air Warfare
  BBC - History - Dogfight Over the Trenches Virtual Tour 
  World War I Aviation Page 
  Zeppelins 
  Zeppelins at War
  Airships: The Hindenburg and Other Zeppelinsuboat.net - The U-boat War in World War One (WWI) 
RMS Lusitania
  Enter Lost Liners for more info on the Lusitania
  World War One - The Maritime War
World War I - Naval Historical Center 
  Dreadnought
World War I Victory Medal
Fates of the German U-boats
THE U-BOAT WAR IN CARTOONS
U-boat Attack, 1916
Submarine Warfare - The Online Casebook
Unrestricted Submarine Warfare
  BRITISH NAVAL VESSELS LOST AT SEA, 1914-18 
  Royal Naval Division, British Royal Marines:1916 - 1918 
  IMAGES: Warship Gallery, Turn of the Century

Propaganda Analysis: Home Page
Propaganda: The Drift Towards War
Propaganda Analysis - World War I Propaganda
  Propaganda Critic: World War One > Committee on Public Information
  Propaganda Gallery
World War I Cartoons
  World War I II Pictures, Posters
Women's Posters WWI
  The Most Famous Poster "I Want You for the US Army" Uncle Sam: American Treasures of the Library of Congress
  Propaganda Postcards of the Great War (World War 1) 
   World War I Posters: Subject Index  
Trenches on the Web - World War I Posters
  Canadian WWII Propaganda Posters
  North Carolinians and the Great War: Introduction to Propaganda Posters - access to some great primary sources!
  IMAGES: German Postcards Home 
  DHM, Poster Collection
   American Posters of World War One 
  British Posters of World War One 
  WarMuseum.ca - Canadian Wartime Propaganda - First World War
  The Provincial Museum of Alberta - Government History - The Poster War 
  "A Summons to Comradeship"  World War I and II Posters 
  1914-18 war - Art of the First World War 
  Canadian War Posters 
Post-War PropagandaIES - ESPIONAGE - SEDITIONFirst World War: Home Front
  BBC - History: Home Front: World War One
  Imperial War Museum Education Services - No Job for a Woman
Mobilizing woman-power, by Harriot Stanton Blatch
Women in World War One
WWI Signal Corps Women
  Women's Posters WWI
  Canada in World War I - The Home Front 
    People of the Great War
  North Carolinians and the Great War: Introduction to the Home Front - access to some great primary sources!!
  Martha Armstrong The Quest of Food Substitutes - Martha H. French Economy in Clothing. - Nannie F. Jeter What We Are Doing to Conserve Food and Keep Down Waste
  Service Star flags (United States) - flags that were displayed in home windows that denoted "sons/daughters" in service with a blue star and gold star if the family member had given his/her life for his/her country. 
  Gold Star Moms - History - Gold Star Mothers/Sons in Service Flag
Gold Star Mother 
   World War I Gold Star Mothers Pilgrimages 
  BBC - History - Women and the Military during World War OneLeague of Nations Fight - A Chronology
  Wilson and the New Diplomacy 
  President Wilson's "Fourteen Points" (1918)  
The Avalon Project : President Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points
TIMELINE: League of Nations Fight
  MAP: League of Nations 
World War I, The League of Nations Protocol
    The Avalon Project : The Covenant of the League of Nations
  League of Nations
  The Senate and the League of Nations
  IMAGES: League of NationsTreaty of Versailles, 1919
  Avalon Project - The Versailles Treaty June 28, 1919
  First World War.com - Primary Documents - Treaty of Versailles, 28 June 1919  
  The Versailles Treaty of June 28, 1919
  The Treaty of Versailles (1919)
  The Peace Treaty of Versailles
The Treaty of Versailles 
  Versailles Treaty, 1919 (by Article)
  The Treaty of Versailles (1919)
  versailles treaty contents 
  A German View of the Treaty of Versailles 
The Legacy of Versailles
  The Effect of the Versailles Treaty 
  Key Articles from the 1919 Treaty of Versailles that Would Cause World War II 
  Reparations and War Guilt -- Treaty of Versailles 1919 
  The World, Political Realignment MAP, 1919
Europe, Political Realignment MAP, 1919 
Map of Germany after World War I and the Versailles Peace treaty (1919)
  Maps, Charts, Photos and Cartoons Relating to the Versailles Treaty 
  WALK THE PLANK GAME: The Effects of the Treaty of Versailles - Weimar GermanyReparations and War Guilt -- Treaty of Versailles 1919 
  Key Articles from the 1919 Treaty of Versailles that Would Cause World War II 
  The Effect of the Versailles Treaty 
  A German View of the Treaty of Versailles 
  The Age of Anxiety: Europe in the 1920s
The Interwar Years: 1919-1939
  THE WEST - BETWEEN THE WARS
  History of Europe between the Two World Wars 1918-1942 : Europe after World War I
  History of the Middle East since the early 20th century : The Middle East at the turn of the 20th century
The World at War - Global Timeline 1918-48
TIMELINE: Dictatorial Regimes between the World Wars
MAP: Europe on the Eve of World War II
  VERSAILLES TREATY to POLISH BLITZKRIEG 1919-1939 
  NORTH RUSSIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE 1918-1919 
  The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, Appendices, Status of the Russian Fleet, 1918 
  Washington Conferences (1921 - 1922) 
  Far Eastern Strategy and The Washington Conference of 1921-22 
  CONFERENCE ON THE LIMITATION OF ARMAMENT, 1922. 
  Washington Naval Conference 
  Kellogg-Briand Pact 
  Dawes and Young Plans 
  The Age of Anxiety: Europe in the 1920s, part 1 and part 2 
     First World War - The Heritage of The Great War 1914 1918 
  The German Revolution of 1918 
  Aftermath: When the Boys Came Home 
  African American Odyssey: World War I and Postwar Society 
  Aftermath: The Unknown Warrior (page one) 
  German Secret Rearmament, 1934-5 
  British and German Air Doctrine Between the Wars 
    1918-38 Page
     Post-War Propaganda
Postwar Unrest
    U.S. Military History: Between World Wars
  Foundations of the Modern State and Society, 1914-1929 
    WHAT IF Germany Won World War I? - Alternative History
  WALK THE PLANK GAME: The Effects of the Treaty of Versailles - Weimar GermanyTrenches on the Web - Trivia and Slang of the Period
  Inventors and the First World War
  The Stars and Stripes: The American Soldiers' Newspaper of World War I, 1918-1919 
  German Policy in Occupied Belgium, 1914-1918
  Latin America in World War I
Patricia A. Ferguson: Fighting on All Fronts Leo Amery WWI
     Diggers-Lords of Battle:The Australian Army in World War I 
The Unknown Warrior at Westminster Abbey
  The Canadian Military Heritage Project - WWI 
  The Canadian Great War Homepage - WarMuseum.ca - Canada and the First World War 
  Courage Remembered: The World Wars through Canadian Eyes
  1918 - Australians in France 
   The Black Chamber Exhibit
  History of one WWI Veteran - My Grandfather 
  African American Military Service WWISOME OTHER SUPER WWI SITES***** World War I - Trenches on the Web
The Great War - HELLFIRE CORNER - The First World War (The Great War)
First World War Encyclopedia
***** Public Television's site dedicated to its documentary, The Great War
  BBC - History: World War One
  WWI World War One Resource Centre
  EyeWitness To World War I
  SnapShots - America in World War I
  World War I Resources (Virtual Programs & Services, Library of Congress)
  The Great War - one of my favorite PBS Documentaries ever made. 
  First World War.com - A Multimedia History of World War One
  The First World War 1914-1918 (The Great War, World War 1) 
  World War 1 
  BBC - History - World War One (Part of BBC - History - World Wars) 
  World War I Digital Library - Electronic Publications 
  BBC News | World War I | The Great War: 80 years on  
The Doughboy Center - General Headquarters 
The Great European and World War
First World War Glossary of British Terms
  World War I by Professor Gerhard Rempel 
  World War I: FAQ's 
  The Great War Series 
  Liberty Memorial Museum Online
World War I and II Web Sites
U.S. Military History: WWI 
    World War I, Links to Other Resources
    Links to Other World War I Sites
  The Great War - World War I
    world war one,the great war, Kyles homepage
WWI Links
  Hellfire Corner - the Great War - Links to Other Sites
  World War I and After  
Pershing's Doughboys Main Page
    Great War Militaria: World War One Artifacts, Reproductions, and Reenactment Units
  KS3: First World War 
  Erin History - The First War
  Australian War Memorial - First World War Official Histories
  First World War [Australian War Memorial] - Australian Military Statistics
  Interactive Activities - the First World WarCivil War
World War IICold War Thru Enduring Freedom

Phil Nast, retired junior high school teacher and freelance writer

Found in:arts, social studies, 9-12

August 4, 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I (1914-1918). These lessons, activities, and multimedia resources will help support a historical study of one of the most devastating wars in European history and the arts and literature it inspired.

Lesson Plans

Great War Soldier’s Record
Students (6-12) use primary documents to examine the military service Donald Campbell, an eighteen-year-old private from Scotland.

Jutland: Death At Sea
Students (6-12) use primary documents to examine the Battle of Jutland in may 1916, the largest naval battle of the First World War.

Zeppelin Raids
Students (6-12) use primary documents to examine the Zeppelin raid on Hull in June 1915..

Lesson 3: Wilson And American Entry Into World War I
Students (9-12) analyze Woodrow Wilson's decision to enter World War I.

Poetry Of The Great War: 'From Darkness To Light'?
Students (9-12) compare Owen's "Dulce et Decorum Est" and Guest's famous poem "The Things That Make a Soldier Great" and their interpretations of WWI.

African-American Soldiers In World War I: The 92nd And 93rd Divisions
Students (9-12) use primary sources to evaluate contradictory statements about the performance of African American soldiers during World War I.

African-American Soldiers After World War I: Had Race Relations Changed?
Students (9-12) use primary sources to assess race relations in a post-war United States.

Lesson Collections

Leadership And Legacy In WWI
Four lessons for students (9-12) that examine Wilsonianism and the U.S. entry in World War I.

United States Entry Into World War I: A Documentary Chronology (3 Lessons)
Students (9-12) use primary documents to reconsider the U.S. entry into World War I.

Introduction To Modernist Poetry
Three lessons for students (9-12) in Modernist poetry that arose, in part, as a response to World War I.

Background Resources

History

Life On The Eve Of The War
Newspaper stories of 1914 on fashion, cars & planes, food, Art & Culture, and Women’s Rights

The 100th Anniversary Of The Great War
Highlights five articles on the involvement of the United Sates in World War I and links to six lessons.

World War One
Themes, articles, collection items, teaching resources, including 40 lesson plans for middle school and high school.

A Guide To World War I Materials
This collection includes photographs, documents, newspapers, films, sheet music, and sound recordings.

First World War
A collection of letters, diaries, maps, and photographs.

Education Sessions And Resources - The National Archives
Battle plans, maps, and unit war diaries.

Great War 1914-1918
Information, worksheets, teacher’s notes, glossary, and maps.

Election 2016: Talking to Students
Six galleries cover the British people from 1906-18. A seventh gallery is review.

The Forgotten Army Of The First World War: How Chinese Labourers Helped Shape Europe
A six-part multimedia series tells the stories of laborers from China in Europe’s trenches with photos, eyewitness accounts, maps and news articles.

Propaganda 1914-1918
Students consider how and why the British government invested time, money, and effort in propaganda and consider how effective the efforts were.

The World War I Document Archive
Primary documents from World War One.

World War One
Includes guides on communication, medicine, finance, and more. News features and picture galleries.

WW1 - The Definitive Collection
A collection of WW1 films from British Pathé. Browse by topic.

EFG1914 Project (European Film Gateway)
Film from 23 European archives. Browse by topic.

World War I British Press Photograph Collection
Images of World War I used by diplomats overseas during the war.

Arts

World War I Sheet Music
Popular music collected from 1914 through 1920. Links to World War I posters.

War Composers - the music of World War I
A site dedicated to classical composers who fought during World War I.

The Art Of War
Illustration, propaganda, and celebration.

War Art
Art by men and women, posters, and propaganda.

Sketches To Finished Art
Use the slider to view preparatory sketches and final paintings of First World War Art.

The Art of World War One in 52 Paintings
Paintings collected from international galleries. Includes a guided tour, list of painters, and essay, Art of World War I.

Gallery: Poster Art Of World War I

First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Text, images, audio, and video. Includes online seminars on poets and aspects of literature, such as Analyzing A Poem Using A Computer.

The Poetry Of World War I
Poems by year, audio, and articles.

Sassoon Journals
The notebooks of soldier-poet Siegfried Sassoon

Infographics

Games

Great War Trench Game
Students (5-12) assume the role of a Tommy who must first collect and then deliver the correct map to Captain Brown before he and his troops go over the top. Time is short and the trenches are difficult to navigate and the rats dangerous.

World War When?
Students (9-12) put events of 1914-1919 in chronological order to win an Animals of War certificate. Events must be placed in the correct month of the correct year. Students get three chances and two hints.

Video

The Great War And The Shaping Of The 20th Century
Seven episodes of the eight part PBS series are available on this playlist. Episode seven is not.

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