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CAT 1- World at War

Topic: World War One

Remembe
ring and
Understan
ding
(1 point)

Applying
and
Analysing
(2 points)

Body

People

Myself

Number

Music

Nature

Word

Picture

Cook a meal
that would
have been
typically
consumed by
a person
fighting in the
trenches
during the
War.
Photograph
your creation
and explain
why it was a
common
choice for
trench
warfare.
Video yourself
undertaking a
training
regime that
would have
been typical
for WW1
soldiers
preparing for
the war.
Explain why
each of the
exercises was
undertaken or
useful.

Present to the
class one of
the
assignments
that you have
created.

What
character
traits do you
possess that
would make a
good WW1
soldier and a
poor soldier.
Detail each 3
of each.

Create a
collage with
pictures and
numbers that
details some
of the key
numbers of
WW1. E.g.
how many
deaths, how
much money
spent,
numbers of
shells fired
etc.

Create a
playlist of 5
songs that
would have
been popular
at home
during the
war. Write
down some of
the key lyrics.

Draw a large
map of Europe
on an outdoor
surface in
chalk. Video
yourself
explaining the
invasions of
different
countries
using large
arrows.

Write a 1 page
(300 word)
biography of
influential
person in the
war. Include
personal
details,
information
about their
involvement
and why they
are
significant.

Find or draw
pictures of the
main types of
weapons used
in WW1.
Explain how
each was
used.

Survey
classmates to
find out what
they think
about the
statement:
the Anzac
legend
glorifies war.

Imagine you
are on the
front line.
Write a letter
to your family
describing
your emotions
and
experiences.

Draw a
timeline for
WW1 including
events that
led up to the
war, major
battles,
Australias
involvement
and other
relevant
information.

Select 10
modern day
songs that you
think would
help prepare
soldiers for
battle. Write a
sentence
explaining the
relevance of
each one and
some of the
key lyrics.

Create a
battlement or
trench in the
style of the
WW1 fighters.

Write an essay
analysing the
alliance
between
Australia and
Britain. Which
country had
more to gain
from the
alliance and
why?

Create a Venn
diagram to
show how
WW1 and
WW2 are
different and
the same.

Evaluating
and
Creating
(3 points)

Re-enact a
battle that
took place
during the
War. Video
yourself.

Create a
series if
interview
questions.
Interview
someone who
had a relative
that fought in
WW1. Write
down what
they believe
to be their
relatives
experiences.

Using the
format of this
assignment
create and
complete your
own idea for a
task that
interest you.

Evaluate the
effect that war
has on the
economy of
the countries
involved.

Write and
record a song
that explains
the horrible
living
conditions of
trench
warfare.

Visit a war
memorial.
Evaluate the
significance
and
importance of
these to
modern
society.

Write a
persuasive
speech to
convince your
friend not to
go to war.
Convince him
that he will be
hurt and that
war is futile.

Create a 3D
battle field
and record a
battle being
fought.