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Topic: U.S. involvement in World War I at home and abroad 

United States History

 Standard 21.  Understands the changing role of the United States in world affairs through World War I
  Level II (Grade 5-6)
   Benchmark 3.Understands U.S. involvement in World War I (e.g., how the American Expeditionary Force contributed to the Allied victory, Wilson’s Fourteen Points, the negotiation of the Versailles Treaty, the national debate over treaty ratification and the League of Nations)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how the American Expeditionary Force contributed to the Allied victory
     2.Knows about Wilson’s Fourteen Points
     3.Understands the negotiation of the Versailles Treaty
     4.Understands the national debate over treaty ratification
     5.Understands the national debate over the League of Nations
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 4.Understands the impact of the United States involvement in World War I (e.g., U.S. military and economic mobilizations for war and the role of labor, women, and African Americans in the war effort; World War I military engagements and the campaigns in which the American Expeditionary Force participated; the impact of the war on American troops; Wilson’s goals in recommending the establishment of a League of Nations)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands U.S. military mobilizations for war
     2.Understands U.S. economic mobilizations for war
     3.Understands the role of labor in the war effort
     4.Understands the role of women in the war effort
     5.Understands the role of African Americans in the war effort
     6.Knows about World War I military engagements
     7.Knows about the campaigns in which the American Expeditionary Force participated
     8.Understands the impact of the war on American troops
     9.Understands Wilson’s goals in recommending the establishment of a League of Nations
   Benchmark 5.Understands the significance of the Russian Revolution, its impact on the war and on the foreign policies of the U.S. and Allied powers
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the significance of the Russian Revolution
     2.Understands the impact of the Russian Revolution on the war
     3.Understands the impact of the Russian Revolution on the foreign policies of the U.S.
     4.Understands the impact of the Russian Revolution on the foreign policies of the Allied powers
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Understands how the home front influenced and was influenced by U.S. involvement in World War I (e.g., the impact of public opinion and government policies on constitutional interpretation and civil liberties, the events of Wilson’s second term; the role of various organizations in the mobilization effort; the "Great Migration" of African Americans to northern cities)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how the home front influenced U.S. involvement in World War I
     2.Understands how the home front was influenced by U.S. involvement in World War I
     3.Understands the impact of public opinion on constitutional interpretation
     4.Understands the impact of public opinion on civil liberties
     5.Understands the impact of government policies on constitutional interpretation
     6.Understands the impact of government policies on civil liberties
     7.Understands the events of Wilson’s second term
     8.Understands the role of various organizations in the mobilization effort
     9.Understands the "Great Migration" of African Americans to northern cities
   Benchmark 4.Understands influences on the outcome of World War I (e.g., how point six of the Fourteen Points dealt specifically with Russia, the effectiveness of the Versailles Treaty)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how point six of the Fourteen Points dealt specifically with Russia

World History

 Standard 39.  Understands the causes and global consequences of World War I
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 3.Understands the role of the U.S. and other countries in World War I (e.g., how the Russian Revolution and the entry of the United States affected the course and outcome of the war, motivations behind the entrance of the U.S. into the war)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the role of the U.S. in World War I
     4.Understands how the entry of the United States affected the course and outcome of the war
     5.Understands the motivations behind the entrance of the U.S. into World War I