This World War I timeline activity is an awesome way for students to visually see the events of World War I in order! Students will cut and paste pages together and fill out the timeline using their own resources. There is a Word Bank included and an answer key! This activity can be used as an independent activity after learning about the World War I, as an ongoing activity throughout a unit, or as a quiz!
- 1 page timeline to be cut and paste together
- 1 page of events to be glued in timeline
- 1 page of events (without the dates) to be glued in timeline
- answer key
This timeline activity covers Georgia Performance Standards:
SS5H2 Describe U.S. involvement in World War I and post-World War I America.
a. Explain how German attacks on U.S. shipping during the war in Europe (1914-1917) ultimately led the U.S. to join the fight against Germany; include the sinking of the Lusitania and concerns over safety of U.S. ships, U.S. contributions to the war, and the impact of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919.
b. Describe the cultural developments and individual contributions in the 1920s of the Jazz Age (Louis Armstrong), the Harlem Renaissance (Langston Hughes), baseball (Babe Ruth), the automobile (Henry Ford), and transatlantic flight (Charles Lindbergh).
I hope you and your students enjoy this activity!
Keywords: World War I, World War 1, WWI, WW1