15 Remembrance Resources for Teachers

Here are 15 sets of resources that you can use to help your children learn about Remembrance Day which takes places this week (on 11th November):

  1. I recently made a number of Remembrance resources which are posted on Teaching Ideas. These include a display banner, lined and plain paper templates and an acrostic activity.
  2. Learn about Remembrance Day at the Woodlands Junior school site. Simon Haughton’s excellent Infant Encyclopedia also has a section about Remembrance Day which younger children can use for research.
  3. The Royal British Legion have a fantastic site that is full of useful information and resources for schools.
  4. CBBC Newsround have produced a guide to Remembrance Day for children with key information and video content.
  5. Primary Resources has a number of assembly and lesson ideas that you can use this week.
  6. Purple Mash have an interactive tool which children can useto write their own report about the topic.
  7. Mr. Donn’s site has links to a number of resources for those teaching children about Remembrance Day.
  8. Primary Treasure Chest also have lots of free downloadable resources, including flashcards, posters, page templates and activity sheets.
  9. Elaine’s Remembrance Day Poem page has a number of poems which can be read at the time of Remembrance. Could you also use them as inspiration for your own poems?
  10. TES have collected all of the Remembrance resources and shared a list of them here.
  11. The Twinkl team have produced some lovely Remembrance Day resources which you can print and use in your classroom.
  12. Topic Box (one of my favourite sites) also has links to lots of great resources and interactive sites about Remembrance Day.
  13. The BBC have a special site about Remembrance with a ‘Remembrance Wall’ which gives information about the soldiers who fought in World War 1.
  14. This video shows the gathering of different groups of people at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Day in 2010.
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  15. The ‘Remember Me’ site (suitable for upper primary and secondary schools) has lots of information, resources and teachers’ notes from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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