World War One
Topics: background and causes, first days of the war, leaders, new methods of warfare, life in the trenches, major battles, U.S. entry into the war, women, home fronts, unusual stories, and the war's aftermath. Eleven fascinating historical articles (four or five pages long, and reproducible for easy distribution) summarize main points and deliver colorful, memorable details about history. Following each illustrated article, three or four reproducible worksheets test comprehension and spark deeper engagement through creative writing, arts and crafts projects, research starters, critical thinking questions, what-if scenarios, and other activities. Grades 48. Suggested readings. Answer keys.