World War 1 Complete Unit!
35 World War I videos and printable WWI informational texts to replace traditional mini-lessons or lectures (URL videos and nonfiction articles).
Never plan another US History, World History or Social Studies mini-lesson to teach WW1. Never have disengaged students or classroom management stress again! Simply play WW1 history videos and print WWI nonfiction passages to teach World War 1 key concepts, events and historical figures!
Instead of boring lectures that students tune out, introduce or review EVERY World War 1 standard with engaging videos and nonfiction passages for NO PREP mini-lessons, guided and independent practice reading response activities (clickable URL links included)!
DIRECTIONS: Click and play the relevant video link on your class projector or SmartBoard to start class with an engaging instructional video instead of a traditional mini lesson or lecture. Print or project the relevant "Further Reading" informational text link for no prep guided or independent practice reading response activities. Students simply fill in the included graphic organizer to write a synopsis or memory device to remember important details from the video and/or text. For blended learning classrooms, copy and paste the link onto your student’s handout or Google Classroom materials - for students to access the link directly. All video links are “safeYouTube” links that never expire and can be used in schools that do not allow YouTube.
Estimated Number of Days: Traditional: 6 Block: 3
Key Concept: As WWI intensified, the United States was forced to abandon its neutrality and assume a major role in both the execution of the war and the subsequent peace treaty.
Standard 4: Demonstrate an understanding of the changing role of the United States in world affairs through the end of World War I. SS.912.A.4.5, SS.912.A.4.6, SS.912.A.4.7, SS.912.A.4.8, SS.912.A.4.9, SS.912.A.4.10 & SS.912.A.5.5
35 Videos & Nonfiction Texts to Replace Mini-Lessons and Lectures!
1. The Great War
6. Entangling Alliances
7. Trench Warfare
8. Chemical Warfare
9. Submarine Warfare
10. Convoy System
12. Zimmerman Note
13. American Expeditionary Force
15. Wartime Industry
17. Propaganda War Bond
18. Selective Service Act
19. War Industries Board
20. George Creel
21. CPI (Creel Committee)
22. Espionage and Sedition Acts
23. Schenck v. U.S.
26. League of Nations
27. Woodrow Wilson
28. Fourteen Points
29. Treaty of Versailles
30. Article X(10)
31. League of Nations
32. Henry Cabot Lodge
33. Washington Naval Conference
34. Paris Peace Conference
35. Kellogg-Briand Pact
Product includes relevant Social Studies standards, suggested pacing guide for traditional and block classes, along with instructional videos, informational texts and student graphic organizers with space to jot down important details and memory devices (printable or Google Classroom compatible).
35 No Prep U.S. History Instructional Videos and Nonfiction Passages (Print, Project and Go or Google Classroom compatible)!
35 WW1 videos and 35 WW1 informational texts for no prep mini-lessons, guided and independent practice!
Perfect for middle school or high school US History, World History, Global History or Social Studies mini-lessons, lectures, informational text passages or nonfiction text reading response activities. Use for homework, assessment, independent work or student activities.
35 World War I videos and printable WWI informational texts for no prep WWI lessons and reading response activities.