World War I Introduction
How and why did the world become inflamed with war?
Investigating causes
Time: Balance of first class period and all of second period, about 75 minutes.

After introduction, students will go to computer lab and working individually will visit the WRL sites to find causes of the war. They will write down what they see as the main causes on their worksheets.

  • Computers with Internet access.
  • WWI Causes WRL
  • "Causes" worksheet to be handed out: