World War 1 - The Western Front

Practice Activities For Download

Activity 1

Caption Writing
Write a sentence to explain what is happening at each point in the story of WW1. Use the video to help!
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Activity 2

Trench Warfare P.E Game
You are the teacher now. You have to come up with a P.E game that explains the main parts of Trench Warfare. Use the template below to help you create a game.
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From the Curriculum

Strand: Eras of Change and Conflict
Strand Unit: World War 1

Curriculum Objectives

The child should be enabled to become familiar with aspects of these periods:
1) reasons for these changes and conflicts.
2) people, organisations and events involved in bringing about change or adapting to change.
3) record the place of peoples and events on appropriate timelines.

Learning Objectives

-use the language of history including: Western Front, trench, no man's land.

-identify some of the main events that took place along the Western Front.

-design and make a P.E game that explains how Trench Warfare works.

Learning Activities

-Video Stimulus: watch the video stimulus explaining the main events of the Western Front, pausing the video when prompted to answer stimulus questions.
-Caption Writing: write a sentence that explains what is happening at each point during the events of the Western Front.
-Game Designing: use the template to help you design a P.E game that explains the main concepts of Trench Warfare.


-Teacher Designed Tasks:
1) Caption Writing
2) Game Design Template

-Teacher Questioning:
1) Can you identify some of the events that occured during the Western Front?
2) Can you explain what trench warfare was?

Rang Maher