The Great War
Activity 6: The trenches
Activity 6: This activity is made up of two parts. In the first, students use a range of research and resources to write diary entries and letters home from the trenches. The second section of this activity has students solving a number of mathematical problems relating to the trenches.
Activity 5: The sinking of the Lusitania
Activity 5: In this activity, students use research skills to identify the significance of the sinking of the Lusitania and write a descriptive account of the disaster.
Activity 4: Propaganda research exercise
Activity4: Students use research skills to identify the purpose of propaganda and create a propaganda poster.
Activity 3: Timeline of the Great War
Activity 3 : Students create a timeline, covering events leading up to and during the Great War.
Activity 1: The Great War
Activitity 1 : Reading the text: The purpose of this activity is to encourage active thinking and reading through close examination of the text, ‘The Angel of Mons’. The activity involves training children in the four reading behaviours – clarifying, questioning, summarising and predicting.'The Angel of Mons@ text is needed for this activity.