The First Year of World War I (1914) Lesson


Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain a chronological understanding of the key events of World War One during 1914. 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 worksheet below:

1914 Reading Questions.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the following webpage:

Option 2: Internet research

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

1914 Research Worksheet.docx
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Option 3: Watch video

Step 1: Download a copy of the viewing questions worksheet below:

Outbreak of War 1914 Viewing Questions.d
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Step 2: Answer the set question by watching the following video:

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Extension activities

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