FREE Battles of World War I Copywork

August 18, 2020

Bonnie Rose Hudson

Bonnie Rose Hudson

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Some kids love history, but handwriting – not so much. This FREE Battles of World War I copywork is a great way to combine the two subjects and encourage reluctant students to enjoy both. 

World War I Battle Facts Copywork text with image of a barbed wire fence and stone wall


You can help your students learn more about five key battles of World War I and incorporate some print handwriting practice at the same time with this FREE Battles of World War I Copywork.

This resource is made of five units. Each begins with several paragraphs that introduce the facts of the battle and give kids the big picture. A key vocabulary word and definition that students can copy follows each battle introduction. 

Next is a list of facts that students can copy onto the lined pages that follow. Facts include information such as: 

  • date(s) of the battle
  • location of the battle
  • the Allied leader(s)
  • the German or Ottoman leader(s)
  • who was victorious
  • who lost the battle

Students can record other information about the battles that they learn on an additional lined page that is included for each battle. This 27-page unit is a great way to introduce your students to the: 

  • First Battle of the Marne
  • First Battle of Ypres
  • Gallipoli Campaign
  • Battle of Verdun
  • First Battle of the Somme

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