The July Crisis in WWI Lesson

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Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand by Gavrilo Princip and the July Crisis that followed from that event. They will develop an awareness of the key people, events, and concepts associated with this event. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading, research and video options, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?

Option 1: Reading


Step 1: Download a copy of the reading questions below:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the following webpages:


Option 2: Internet research


Download a copy of the research worksheet and use the internet to complete the tables.


Option 3: Watch video


Download a copy of the viewing questions worksheet below:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by watching the following video:


Resources for subscribers



Extension activities