This lesson focuses on the role of the Empire in WW1. Students will have a chance to look at some of the contributions from Indian, African, Australian etc. soldiers.
- Students look at the reasons why people of the Empire might want to join the war effort by looking at the role of Khudadad Khan.
- Students can look at different propaganda used and the effects it might have had on citizens of the Empire.
- Students can enjoy a carousal activity where different work stations have information about different countries and their contributions to the war. They use this to complete an worksheet activity on the subject.
- Students can then look at a scholarship viewpoint and then write an argument for or against regarding the Empire’s contribution.