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“Sausages for Tea” WW2 primary school play

November 15th, 2012 · Comments Off on “Sausages for Tea” WW2 primary school play · For teachers, Links to other websites

Teachers, this great little resource has come to my attention which you may want to check out. It’s a full play, complete with castlist and notes, and is perfect for your WW2 drama day in school. Happy history acting and TTFN! Arts On The Move Plays for Children and Playscripts for Schools.

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Massive Home Guard photopack – Home guard school

June 26th, 2012 · Comments Off on Massive Home Guard photopack – Home guard school · For teachers

We’ve just uploaded a great Home Guard photopack for use in your lessons on our Home Guard workshop site here: HG photopack – Home guard school.

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World War II – Free Powerpoints for Teachers & Students K-12

June 25th, 2012 · Comments Off on World War II – Free Powerpoints for Teachers & Students K-12 · For teachers, Links to other websites

Anoterh great history resource for teachers here – large collection of WW2 powerpoints, perfect for adapting for your class: World War II – Free Powerpoints for Teachers & Students K-12.

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Teachers TV: Children in WW2 lesson starter video

June 25th, 2012 · Comments Off on Teachers TV: Children in WW2 lesson starter video · For teachers, Links to other websites

Here’s a great lesson starter we’ve come across – perfect for an introduction to your WW2 topic: Teachers TV: Children in WW2 – Resources – TES.

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We get a letter from the Queen!

April 21st, 2012 · Comments Off on We get a letter from the Queen! · Building our workshops, For pupils, For teachers

At Balestra living history we are always adding items and information to our workshops to make them more interesting and in this year of the Queen’s jubilee we thought it would be a good idea to put in some information about her role during the war into our WW2 school workshop. We also thought it […]

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