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Utah Women’s Roles in World War One

Lesson Overview

Women took on many new roles during WWI, and this was certainly true for Utah women. Students will explore the many ways women influenced and were influenced by the war effort, including serving on the front lines, working on the home front, or protesting to advance important causes. Students will engage with individual women’s stories surrounding one of four themes, then design a quarter honoring a Utah woman who played a role in the Great War.

Recommended Instructional Time: 60 minutes

Historical Background for Educators

Key Utah State Standards Addressed

Learning Objectives


Materials Needed

1. PowerPoint: Utah Women's roles in World War One
2. Quarter Design template



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