Library Digital Content Access

World War One (Lesson 1)

Created By: Ken Kleber, Centennial High School (Champaign, IL)
Grade Level: 11th
Content Area: U.S. History
Database Integration: Students will browse the collection for World War One posters, newspapers, magazines, and other related items.


Computer with Internet access and printer, class notebook, paper


  1. Students will review notes, books, and handouts given in class.
  2. Students will search the TDC database for the above information.
  3. Students will analyze propaganda pieces (posters and other printed material) utilized by the United States during the war. They will draw conclusions about public sentiment and the role(s) of government.


Students will compile their findings into a short essay.