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The story of World War 1

The story of World War 1

Power point presentation explaning how World War 1 started and ended in detail. Includes which countries were involved, the death of Franz Ferdinand and the Russian Revolution.
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World War One by DK/Collins Comprehension KS2

World War One by DK/Collins Comprehension KS2

Detailed and comprehensive text on the political and economic context of WW1 and the reasons as to why the war broke out. Ideal for an English/History Year 5 or 6 lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domain 2B (retrieval questions). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children's illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
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Remembrance work to create poetry or descriptions.

Remembrance work to create poetry or descriptions.

Used with Year 6's. Children watched the videos and discussed, noting down key ideas on their whiteboards. Current popular remembrance poems included for discussion. Children then filled in the poppy planning sheet. This was used before the children produced a poem of 4 stanza's on poppy petals. Easily editable.
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Medicine during World War One

Medicine during World War One

All the resources you need to plan a top quality lesson on the role of medicine during the First World War. These colourful and detailed resources use poetry, visual stimuli and historical detail to bring the medical side of the First World War to life. These resources are produced by Never Such Innocence, a charity dedicated to engaging young people with the centenary of the First World War through poetry, art and song. If you've enjoyed this resource, have a look at our website (www.neversuchinnocence.com) where the fourth edition resource is available including sections on the war at home and around the world as well as having poetry and art from the period incorporated throughout. Never Such Innocence runs an annual First World War poetry, art and song competition for young people aged 9-16 around the world. The competition is free to enter and the deadline is Friday 16th March. To request two free copies of the resource for your school email enquiries@neversuchinnocence.com
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World War One: A Global Conflict

World War One: A Global Conflict

With this huge selection of resources, you'll have everything you need to plan a brilliant lesson on the global span of the First World War. From Australia to Africa, these high quality handouts will help broaden your pupils' understanding of the First World War. With engaging historical detail, evocative paintings and photos and a wide selection of poetry incorporated throughout, these attractive resources will help bring alive the true span of the First World War. These resources are produced by Never Such Innocence, a charity dedicated to engaging young people with the centenary of the First World War through poetry, art and song. If you've enjoyed this resource, have a look at our website (www.neversuchinnocence.com) where the fourth edition resource is available including sections on the war at home and around the world as well as having poetry and art from the period incorporated throughout. Never Such Innocence runs an annual First World War poetry, art and song competition for young people aged 9-16 around the world. The competition is free to enter and the deadline is Friday 16th March. To request two free copies of the resource for your school email enquiries@neversuchinnocence.com Preview Files included (6)
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World War One Poetry

World War One Poetry

All the resources you need to help you plan a great lesson on First World War poetry. The poems in this resource cover a huge range of time, geography and subject matter from poems about the battlefield to modern war poems about recovery. With the poems surrounded by useful historical details and evocative paintings and photographs, these handouts can help your pupils access war poetry in a creative and engaging way. There is also a PowerPoint including poems suitable for a younger age range and a selection of lesson ideas for engaging your pupils in understanding and creating their own First World War poems. These resources are produced by Never Such Innocence, a charity dedicated to engaging young people with the centenary of the First World War through poetry, art and song. If you've enjoyed this resource, have a look at our website (www.neversuchinnocence.com) where the fourth edition resource is available, which integrates poetry throughout while covering a huge diversity of topics related to the First World War from the war on the home front to the war in the Middle East. Never Such Innocence runs an annual First World War poetry, art and song competition for young people aged 9-16 around the world. The competition is free to enter and the deadline is Friday 16th March. To request two free copies of the resource for your school email enquiries@neversuchinnocence.com
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World War One: The British Empire

World War One: The British Empire

These top quality resources are all you need to plan a lesson on the role of played by nations, dominions and colonies of the British Empire during the First World War. With a visually engaging style and combination of historical detail, poetry, photographs and paintings, these handouts will help deepen your pupils' understanding of the vital contribution from across the British Empire. These resources are produced by Never Such Innocence, a charity dedicated to engaging young people with the centenary of the First World War through poetry, art and song. If you've enjoyed this resource, have a look at our website (www.neversuchinnocence.com) where the fourth edition resource is available including sections on the war at home and around the world as well as having poetry and art from the period incorporated throughout. Never Such Innocence runs an annual First World War poetry, art and song competition for young people aged 9-16 around the world. The competition is free to enter and the deadline is Friday 16th March. To request two free copies of the resource for your school email enquiries@neversuchinnocence.com
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The British Isles during World War One

The British Isles during World War One

Sixteen pages of top quality colour resources on life in Britain during the First World War, As well as country profiles, there are also more general handouts on the home front and wartime work. These resources are full of useful historical information, high quality images and poetry that will really help give your pupils a fuller understanding of how the First World War affected lives across the British Isles. These resources are produced by Never Such Innocence, a charity dedicated to engaging young people with the centenary of the First World War through poetry, art and song. If you've enjoyed this resource, have a look at our website (www.neversuchinnocence.com) where the fourth edition resource is available including sections on the war at home and around the world as well as having poetry and art from the period incorporated throughout. Never Such Innocence runs an annual First World War poetry, art and song competition for young people aged 9-16 around the world. The competition is free to enter and the deadline is Friday 16th March. To request two free copies of the resource for your school email enquiries@neversuchinnocence.com
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World War One: Ireland

World War One: Ireland

Six pages of top quality colour resources on Ireland during the First World War from the service of Irish soldiers to Irish war poetry and the Easter Uprising. This resource includes high quality paintings and photographs as well as in-depth historical details and examples of poetry that will help deepen your pupils' understanding of the First World War and its impact on Ireland. These resources are produced by Never Such Innocence, a charity dedicated to engaging young people with the centenary of the First World War through poetry, art and song. If you've enjoyed this resource, have a look at our website (www.neversuchinnocence.com) where the fourth edition resource is available including sections on the war at home and around the world as well as having poetry and art from the period incorporated throughout. Never Such Innocence runs an annual First World War poetry, art and song competition for young people aged 9-16 around the world. The competition is free to enter and the deadline is Friday 16th March. To request two free copies of the resource for your school email enquiries@neversuchinnocence.com
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World War One: Animals

World War One: Animals

Four pages of high quality colour handouts on the different roles played by animals from dogs to elephants in the First World War. Alongside the historical facts, the handouts also include poetry and paintings inspired by the role of animals during the war. These resources are produced by Never Such Innocence, a charity dedicated to engaging young people with the centenary of the First World War through poetry, art and song. If you've enjoyed this resource, have a look at our website (www.neversuchinnocence.com) where the fourth edition resource is available including sections on the war at home and around the world as well as having poetry and art from the period incorporated throughout. Never Such Innocence runs an annual First World War poetry, art and song competition for young people aged 9-16 around the world. The competition is free to enter and the deadline is Friday 16th March. To request two free copies of the resource for your school email enquiries@neversuchinnocence.com
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