The Great War
Activity 2: The Path to War
Activity 2: The Path to War- Students identify events leading to the Great War and determine which causes were the most/least important
The Great War-Overview
Overview-The Great War Project-based Learning Resources
Activity 8 : Helping the wounded
Actiity 8 :This is a research task, focusing on advances in reconstructive surgery and prosthetic limbs during and soon after the First World War. Students create a powerpoint to present their research.
Activity 10: Students investigate the end of the Great War and the armistice, and its impact on Germany and the rest of Europe, drawing conclusions and presenting their findings.
Activity 9 :Spies
Activity 9 : In this activity, students research the link between 11 names, writing up a brief report of the events surrounding each person’s demise. The activity culminates with students drawing and justifying their conclusions as to the justness of each person’s fate.
Activity 11:Shot at dawn
Activity 11: Students use the text provided and their own research to write an argument either for or against pardoning the men who were executed for cowardice during WW1.
Activity 7b : The ethics of chemical warfare
Activity 7B: In this activity, students conduct a P4C enquiry based upon a question raised by the pupils related to the use of gas in WW1.
Activity12: Statistics from the Great War
Activity 12 :Students read and use data from World War I to produce comparative graphs.
Activity 7A: Gas attack
Activity 7A: This activity is divided into a series of mini-activities. First of all, students gain a bit of background knowledge about the use of gas as a weapon during WW1 and the impact on the soldiers it was used against.
Activity 13 : Creating a culturegram
Activity 13: Students create a culturegram (an image bank) about the lives of people in 1914. They then examine each others’ culturegrams, making observations about life during that time period from the images their classmates have found and noting questions they think of that can be explored further.