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This assembly teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to explore the meaning of symbols related to Remembrance Day and reflect on lives lost. The class can read a poem by a significant World War One poet and explore the issues raised on the themes of conflict and futility.

Download this teaching pack including an assembly plan, teaching activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explore the meaning of symbols related to Remembrance Day and reflect on lives lost

Learning Objectives

Consider a range of human experiences and feelings. Understand how poets use language to express ideas and emotions.

Learning Outcomes

I can say how people remember and commemorate something that happened in the past. I can identify language used to express ideas and emotions about a topic.

Futility

Assembly plan to help the children explore the meaning of symbols related to Remembrance Day and reflect on lives lost

Futility, Wilfred Owen

Shared reading text to help the children identify and discuss how poets use special vocabulary to express their ideas and feelings on a specific theme

Remembrance Day Prayer

Activity to help the children read a prayer related to the assembly to reflect on themes and ideas about Remembrance Day

Futility

Interactive activity to help the children explore the meaning of symbols related to Remembrance Day and reflect on lives lost

Download this teaching pack including an assembly plan, teaching activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explore the meaning of symbols related to Remembrance Day and reflect on lives lost

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