Tes Secondary: Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day resources to commemorate the soldiers who fought and died in WW1. 2018 was the 100th year anniversary of the end of the First World War.

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Make Remembrance Day memorable for all using this selection of lessons and activities

2020 marks the 102 year anniversary of the close of the First World War. As Remembrance Day is an significant annual event worldwide, it is therefore important to encourage students to be reflective learners and explore the reasons why tributes are paid each year to commemorate lives lost to war.

Whole School 

Remembrance Day
Krazikas

Remembrance Day

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This is a fully editable, informative and poignant 85-slide PowerPoint presentation on the theme of Armistice Day / Remembrance Day / Remembrance Sunday / Poppy Day. The resource could be used for an assembly or series of assemblies leading up to, and on, Remembrance Day or for use with a tutor grou...
First World War Centenary
johnst_131

First World War Centenary

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This is an idea to celebrate and remember the World War One centenary. Any feedback or thoughts greatly appreciated! This is my first upload!
Remembrance Day Activities and Presentation
Think_About_It

Remembrance Day Activities and Presentation

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Remembrance Day Lest we Forget is a well-structured lesson which aims to help students to engage in a meaningful way with this event and to understand the meaning and significance of Remembrance Day. This resource is also the third lesson of the unit 'Exploring Autumn and Winter Festivals' (unit ...

English & Languages

Remembrance day - French vocabulary on emotions
Cazduck

Remembrance day - French vocabulary on emotions

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Pupils are given a copy of the vocab list on last slide of powerpoint. They are then shown a series of images with a choice of 3 emotions and asked to show red/amber/green card to show which emotion they think is shown in the images. (Our pupils' planners have RAG pages - they could use different ...
WW1 Life in the Trenches - Comic Book
kibishipaul

WW1 Life in the Trenches - Comic Book

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An engaging lesson for Remembrance Day, or Veteran's Day. Thirteen page comic book style text to introduce the history of trench warfare during World War 1. Great resource for use with teens. It outlines why and how the trenches were constructed and what life was like for the soldiers who used them ...
Remembrance Day / L'Armistice
sandy59

Remembrance Day / L'Armistice

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Presentation that can be used for classroom or assembly for remembrance Day. Draws attention to the differences between England and France and also worth saying that in France it is a public holiday. If you do use this it would be good to know how you found it. I followed up with outline drawings o...
Remembrance Day - Descriptive Writing
EnglishGCSEcouk

Remembrance Day - Descriptive Writing

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This lessons helps students to understand the true horror and terror of the First World War and life in the trenches,as well as the thoughts and feelings of soldiers going over the top. We look at how a writer can be begin and end a descriptive piece in order to have the most impact on the reader. T...

Maths & Science

World War One maths cross curricular activity
rhansard

World War One maths cross curricular activity

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There are three 'training stations&' (trenches, weapons & management) for England and Germany. Each has resource pack (2 copies of resource laminated) set of questions. Resources are mostly historically accurate, but a few liberties taken to make maths do-able! Questions are red (easy ...
WORLD WAR ONE CODE BREAKING
Jon Pead

WORLD WAR ONE CODE BREAKING

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9 Coding activities designed to promote problem solving, discussion and created with 100 year anniversary of WW1 in mind. Includes; Coordinates, BODMAS and many other thinking skills Ciphers. Although codes 1-7 are fairly simplistic and accessible for most KS3, differentiated versions of code 8...
REMEMBRANCE DAY
dlnelson

REMEMBRANCE DAY

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ICT and Literacy activity which makes students look at Remebrance Day, what it means and how it is relevant in todays society.
WW1 Chemistry: Science...For Good or Bad?
rehaanmalik

WW1 Chemistry: Science...For Good or Bad?

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Lesson designed to encourage discussion about the role science plays as a positive force and a negative force. The focus is on the work of Fritz Haber - as the 'Father of Chemical Warfare&' as well as his work on the production of ammonia which won him a Nobel Prize. The worksheets can be ...
WW1 Submarines - Cartesian Divers
sm310

WW1 Submarines - Cartesian Divers

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WW1 themed Science lesson about submarines for the WW1 Centenary - lasts approx. 20-30 minutes can be made to last longer. Looks at U-Boat casualities and relates making of Cartesian Divers to submarines. I ran this with Y7-9 who all seemed to enjoy it.

Humanities

WW1: Causes of the First World War
j_leemosley

WW1: Causes of the First World War

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A group of lessons which gets students to investigate the long and short term causes and the trigger of assassination. This can then be followed by a recap lesson of the causes. These lessons include sentence starters and support for Low ability students and challenge tasks for the high en...
First World War Remembrance
W17

First World War Remembrance

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LO: To be able to explain how WW1 and the lives lost are remembered. MUST: Know what Remembrance means in the context of the First World War. SHOULD: Understand the impact the First World War had and the different ways it is remembered. COULD: Be able to empathies and understand the c...
Christmas Truce 1914-2014
madhatter1883

Christmas Truce 1914-2014

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A lesson exploring the accuracy of the 2014 Sainsburys advert through primary sources. It also gets pupils to think carefully about their opinion on the advert.

Creative

The Last Post Sheet Music     pdf file
emilybraverman

The Last Post Sheet Music pdf file

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Treble clef part for The Last Post (without the Reveille) with note names underneath. Ideal for using with classes on keyboards around Remembrance Day or whilst studying Fanfares. Easy to differentiate by removing the note names.