Remembrance Day - War Poets and Veterans

This resource contains a fully editable 25 slide PowerPoint with hyperlinks to war poems and interviews with World War1 Veterans, a set of war poems and four reflective task worksheets.

PowerPoint Lesson

The poems include:

For the Fallen by Robert Binyon

My Boy Jack by Rudyard Kipling

The Soldier by Rupert Brooke

In Flanders Field by John McCrae

We Shall Keep The Faith by Moina Michael

World War 1 veteran, Edward Francis’ recitation of Spotty

An interview with Harry Patch - the last surviving member of World War 1

Interviews with other First World War veterans

The song ‘The Green Fields of France’ by John McDermott

Poems and Worksheets

This resource contains the poems cited in the PowerPoint and a set of four worksheets for follow up tasks.

Tasks include:

reflection and evaluation of the poems and interviews

the composition of poem

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Remembrance / Armistice Day Presentation

This is a fully editable and informative 80-slide PowerPoint presentation.

Contents include:

What is Remembrance Day?

World War 1

Armistice Day

The Poppy

The British Legion

How the soldiers who gave their lives are remembered

The resource contains several hyperlinks to areas of interest.

Remembrance Day Two Minute Silence Slideshow

This is a 65 slide presentation designed to be used for the 2 minutes silence. It begins with the Last Post and ends with the Reveille and has been set to play automatically. The powerful and poignant images have been carefully selected and show scenes of:

World War 1
World War 2
Current soldiers in the Armed Forces
War Graves and memorials

This slide show will help pupils who find it difficult to focus during the two minutes silence to understand why we have Remembrance Day and what it was like for both the soldiers on the front line and their families back home.

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