This crossword puzzle is an awesome way to reinforce World War I vocabulary! You can use this as a review activity, homework assignment, or even a fun activity in your classroom!
- 1 crossword puzzle
- 1 crossword puzzle with word bank
- answer key
Vocabulary terms included:
- Treaty of Versailles
- trench warfare
- Big Four
- Allied Powers
- Fourteen Points
- Central Powers
- League of Nations
This vocabulary 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!