Case Study: First World War

Case Study: The First World War

The First World War is a cross-regional case study.  It is also an example of a war where there is total mobilisation of human and economic resources in some of the belligerent states.

We have divided up the ATL on The First World War so that there are separate pages for the causes, practices and effects of the war

1. First World War: Causes (ATL)

The page contains ATL to help students understand the causes, practices and effects of The First World War.For students studying this topic for Paper 3, more detail on the causes of the First World War...

2. First World War: Practices (ATL)

The First World War: PracticesThe First World War is a cross-regional case study. It is also an example of a war where there is total mobilisation of human and economic resources in some of the belligerent...

3. First World War: Effects (ATL)

This pages looks at the issues confronting the peace makers in 1917 and the impact of the Versailles settlement.Essay writing practice for this case study as well as videos and quizzes can be found on...

4. First World War: Essay planning for Paper 2

First World War: Essay planning This page contains ATL to improve essay writing for this topic as well as specific essay frames.Task OneATL: Thinking skillsThe six key concepts in history are:

5. First World War: Graded student examples

On this page you will find sample student essays.For Paper 2, wars will never be named in the questions so these are essays where the First World War has been used as the example in response to an open-ended...

7. First World War: Extra resources

On this page we have included some extra websites, reading, fiction and films that are useful for pursuing this topic further.There are some excellent resources on line for investigating the First World...

6. First World War: Videos and activities

On this page you will find some suggestions and links to videos that can be used as well as teacher notes with suggestions as to how the videos can be used with students. Questions for some of the videos...

8. First World War: Quiz

In this section you can find a quiz which can be used as a starters to a lesson or as an end of topic quiz. Below is a 'paper' quiz which you can print off.You will also see some student pages on the...

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