Cross-curricular toolkits were developed to support both the Poppies Tour and 14-18 NOW commissions.
Aimed at 9 – 13 years olds, the lesson plans offer a powerful springboard into exploring the themes of the First World War and the value of using art to promote a rich response in the classroom across Literacy, Art and Design and History.
The packs below work well as stand-alone units to explore or in full as part of a scheme of work.
I’m now inspired in so many ways and have practical ideas to take back to the classroom which will enrich the curriculumTeacher, Perth, Perth
This pack is full of creative and practical ideas for primary and secondary teachers. It focuses on a scaffolded route into First World War content which can be adapted to suit individual needs and promotes questioning, discussion, performance, presentation, and critique.Download
This toolkit is designed for Key Stage 3 teachers of history, literacy and art and design. It includes a range of activities to get your students talking and thinking creatively about themes associated with the First World War using the The Body Extended: Sculpture and Prosthetics exhibition as a springboard into classroom activity.Download