World War One (WWI) Causes - Research Project - This 19 page World War One (WWI) document contains a research project that covers the main five causes of World War One (WWI). It includes a detailed student handout with questions for students to include on their project display, such as a: poster, PowerPoint, video, etc. The student handout details the expectations of the project and what the students will need to do in order to learn about the cause(s) of World War One (WWI) and how best to show their research. This project will teach your students about the role of each of the following in the outbreak of World War One (WWI): Imperialism, Alliances, Assassination, Nationalism, and Militarism. By completeing this project your students will have a clear understanding of the major events, people and themes of how World War One began!
The project comes with a detailed teachers key for each cause of World War One (WWI) discussed in the project and an explanation page which includes details on differentiation for the project and web links that can be used to complete the project. The teachers key breaks down each cause of World War One (WWI) to allow the teacher easy reference notes when helping students with their projects. The explanation on differentiation explains how the project could be completed several different ways based on the needs of the teacher. Examples include: group-based project, individual-based webquests, and a jigsaw activity.
Rubrics are included to assess the projects and the oral presentations!
This is an excellent tool for learning about the events that caused the outbreak of World War One (Imperialism, Alliances, Assassination, Nationalism, and Militarism) and a great activity for having students learn through inquiry and teamwork!