WWI recruitment & conchies

Who’s it for: This lesson was designed for Year 9 pupils who were examining the experience of WWI for British civilians.
What’s included: 1 lesson PowerPoint with the accompanying lesson worksheet
Why it’s useful: This is a lesson which will improve the source analysis of your pupils. The lesson PowerPoint contains sentence starters and promotes to the students the need to “infer” from sources new information.
The lesson is also very engaging, especially at the last slide where pupils can end up getting in heated argument over who the “real heroes” of WWI were.
Learning objectives:
To understand why British men voluntarily joined the British Army.
To understand how conscientious objectors were treated within Britain
To critique modern interpretations of who the heroes of WWI were.
Differentiation opportunities: Higher attaining pupils are encouraged to decipher a quantity of sources. The sentence starters make the lesson more accessible for lower attainers.

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Created: Feb 15, 2018

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