WWI and the 1920's Lesson: The Home Front During World War I

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This Google product contains the second of seven lessons from the World War I and the 1920's period in the United States.

Lesson objectives:

  • Analyze how the U.S. government mobilized the public to support the war effort.
  • Describe opposition to World War I and how the federal government responded to it.
  • Analyze the causes and effects of migration and social changes that occurred during World War I.

Lesson includes the following:

1. The Home Front During World War I Presentation - (29 slides presentation, 2 charts, 1 map, and 11 pictures)

  • Mobilizing for War
  • Opposition to the War
  • The War Changes U.S. Society

2. Student Notes for presentation on a form.

  • 12 questions
  • Assign this at the beginning of the presentation.
  • Students will follow along and complete the sentences on the form.
  • They will submit for easy grading.

3. Reading comprehension questions on a form.

  • 9 questions and one grid
  • Includes text from the book.

4. Short answer questions on a doc.

  • 5 questions
  • Students will use visual information, evaluate explanations, analyze interactions, analyze maps, and identify cause and effect.

5. Interactive Gallery: Constitutional Issues During World War I

  • This product is a Google form and doc linked to an interactive gallery on the Constitutional Issues During World War I.
  • Students can answer the 6 reading comprehension questions and one grid on the form while exploring the interactive gallery.
  • Students will answer the 4 short answer questions on the doc.
  • Students will learn about:
    • Selective Service Act of 1917
    • Food and Fuel Control Act of 1917
    • Espionage Act of 1917
    • Sedition Act of 1918
    • Interrogation, Investigation, and Internment of German Americans

This product is editable to suit your needs. Answer options have been shuffled on the forms.

This is lesson number 2 out of 7 US: World War I and the 1920's

  1. America Enters World War I
  2. The Home Front During World War I
  3. The End of World War I
  4. The Postwar Economy Booms
  5. Government in the 1920's
  6. The Roaring Twenties
  7. The Harlem Renaissance


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