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: 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: In this activity, students conduct a P4C enquiry based upon a
question raised by the pupils related to the use of gas in
Activity 12 :Students read and use data from World War I to produce
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: 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.
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: 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.
Activity4: Students use research skills to identify the purpose of
propaganda and create a propaganda poster.
Activity 3 : Students create a timeline, covering events leading up to and
during the Great War.
Activity 1: The Angel of Mons Text
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.
Activity 2- Part One - Children complete an ‘Anticipation guide’ before reading the text, ‘The Titanic’, deciding which of the statements are true and which are false. They then read the text, searching for specific evidence – this encourages them to read with purpose and engagement.
Activity 2: Part 2: The Titanic Text
Activity 1: Titanic Text
Activity 1 :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.
Activity 15: Safety procedures and survival- Students consider what could have been done to save more lives on-board the Titanic and devise step-by-step emergency procedures.
Activity 14 :Taboo- The children play a game of Taboo with words to do with the Titanic. They must find a way to describe the person, place or object without using the ‘forbidden’ words on the card.