A SmartBoard notebook file that includes a graphic organizer for students to fill out along with web links on the short and/or long term causes of the First World War. Could be used with print sources as well. Intended for IB level students but this could be used with any high school grade level. Easily convertible to PDF format if you wish to use it as a handout. Colors are simple black and yellow for easy photocopying if desired. Students could complete the exercise individually or in groups. Includes a blank copy of the graphic organizer for teachers to debrief student findings.