In Flanders Fields the poppy grew. Wear your poppies proud.  I will.

Poem : In Flanders Fields by Lt. John McCrae, of Montreal, whose body lies in Flanders Field.

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Teach your students about what the happened during the Battle of Gallipoli in 1915 with the book "One Minute's Silence" and these teac.

Lest we forget: Remember WW1 pays tribute to the women on the home front who served on the land and in hospitals, as well as the servicemen ...

Remember WW1: embracing the spirit of the Home Front

WWI - Lest we forget: Remember WWI pays tribute to the women on the home front who served on the land and in hospitals, as well as the servicemen .

The Best Resources For Learning About World War I - WOW! Must use this in planning - TONS of video links etc.!! AWESOME!

World War I Marines in a Trench, circa 1918 by Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections

John "Jack" Simpson Kirkpatrick (centre of picture) who served under the name John Simpson, was a stretcher bearer with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during the Gallipoli Campaign. After landing at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915, he obtained a donkey and began carrying wounded soldiers from the frontline to the beach, for evacuation. He did this for three and a half weeks, often under fire, until he was killed. Simpson and his Donkey are a key part of the "Anzac legend".

John "Jack" Simpson Kirkpatrick (centre of picture) who served under the name…

ANZAC Day ideas

ANZAC Day PrepD children Year Olds) respond to the famous story Simpson and his Donkey

Link to printable Unit on Anzac Day for young learners, printable poppy craft, printable anzac biscuit recipe

Learning about Anzac Day

What I'm doing with my class tomorrow :) Link to printable Unit on Anzac Day for young learners, printable poppy craft, printable anzac biscuit recipe

Rememberance Day ~ "They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:   Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.   At the going down of the sun and in the morning   We will remember them."    Fourth stanza of 'For the Fallen' by Laurence Binyon (1869 - 1943)

Rememberance Day ~ "They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them." Fourth stanza of 'For the Fallen' by Laurence Binyon -

A peaceful day: Anzac Day Picture Books - updated, excellent list

Young soldier Jim McLeod waits in the trenches of World War I for the order to attack the enemy. With him are his friends, and Nipper, the messenger dog. When they charge across no-man's-land, Jim is shot . and finds himself face to face with an enemy

Father and son, 1916. Private Walter Henry Chibnall, 10th Light Trench Mortar Battery, pictured with his son William Beresford (Billy) Chibnall. He was killed in action at Passchendaele, Belgium, on 12 October 1917, aged 32, when he and a comrade were hit by a shell while taking shelter in a crater.  Billy Chibnall enlisted during WWII, serving with the 2/21st Battalion.  He was taken prisoner of war and died, aged 30, in 1942 at Ambon.

Studio portrait of Australian Private Walter Henry Chibnall, Light Trench Mortar Battery and his son William Beresford (Billy) Chibnall in Walter was killed in action at Passchendaele, His son would enlist during WWII and die in Japanese captivity in 1942

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