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These standards relate to the First World War as taught in a World History class. For curriculum standards relating to the First World War as part of U.S. History, see Social Studies Curriculum Standards Relating to U.S. History: The First World War and the Roaring Twenties.

Teachers and parents seeking the full range of curriculum standards which can be served by movies relating to the First World War should carefully review the standards applicable to their state. The following standards relate to the First World War for the eleven most populous states. Some state standards, e.g., Pennsylvania, do not refer to specific historical events focusing on skills and understanding general historical concepts. Most of these, however,can be applied to the First World War, a major event in world history with which students should be familiar. For the most part, we have not included standards which apply to general concepts or to skills of analysis or performance.


California Content Standards: History-Social Science: Grade 10: World History, Culture and Geography: The Modern World: Standard 10.6-9

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills: Social Studies: Grade 7:United States History Studies Since Reconstruction: 113.23 (c)(7.7)(D) (impact on Texas); United States History Since Reconstruction: 113.32(c)(3)(B), (C) & (D) and World History: 113.33(c)(9)(A) & (10)(A);

New York Learning Standards: Social Studies: Standard 1, History of the United States and New York, Key Idea 2, Elementary, Intermediate & Commencement and Standard 2, World History: Key Idea 2 for Elementary, Intermediate & Commencement;

Florida Sunshine State Standards: Social Studies: Grades 6-8: Time Continuity and Change: SS.A.3.3 & SS.A.5.3 and Grades 9-12: Time Continuity and Change: SS.A.3.4.9 & SS.A.5.4.3

Illinois Learning Standards: Social Science; History: State Goal 16: Late High School: 16.B.5a(W) & 16.B.5b(W)

Pennsylvania Academic Standards: History: General Standards.

Ohio Academic Content Standards: Social Studies: Grade 9: History: 7 and Grade 10: History: 6 and Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities: 4 ;

Michigan Content Standards and Working Draft Benchmarks Social Studies: I. Historical Perspective: High School: 1, 2, & 4,;

New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards: Social Studies: World History: Standard 6.3: Through Grade 12: F.1; United States and New Jersey History: Standard 6.4: I & K;

Georgia Performance Standards: World History, SSWH16 & SSWH17 and United States History SSUSH15 & SSUSH16 ;

North Carolina Standard Course of Study: Ninth Grade, World History: 5.01 & 5.02 ; and Eleventh Grade: United States History: 8.01 - 8.03.

Last updated November 12, 2008.

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