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The First World War

Interactive Timeline

Life on the Western Front - an interactive decision making exercise

Causes of the First World War

The Schlieffen Plan

War Poetry

The Role of Britain in the First World war

Trench Warfare

Weapons

The Home Front

Statistics

 

 

The First World War

A GCSE study of the First World War may include learning about the causes, course and consequences of the First World War. The GCSE in Modern World History currently provides an opportunity to look at the impact of the war on the Home Front and at the contribution of Britain to the conflict.

The main features of this unit are:

The First World War - a detailed Interactive Timeline

Life on the Western Front - an interactive decision making exercise

Sub unit - Causes of the First World War

Sub Unit - The Schlieffen Plan

Sub unit - War Poetry

Sub unit - Diaries, letters and journals of the First World War

Sub unit - The Role of Britain in the First World war

Sub unit - Trench Warfare

Sub unit - Weapons

Sub unit - The Home Front

Sub unit - Statistics

A full index of all content areas covered can be found here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SchoolsHistory.org.uk highly recommends these sites:

gcsehistory.org.uk - new site aiming to provide an accessible narrative for GCSE History pupils.
Schoolhistory.co.uk - fantastic range of interactive games, revision materials and links.
ActiveHistory.co.uk - outstanding use of ICT to engage pupils.
Thinkinghistory.co.uk - a brilliant range of learning activities from Ian Dawson
JohnDClare.net - simply the best for Modern World GCSE students
Historyboxes.com - make your lessons 'real' with artefacts and living history provided by experts
Schoolshistory.com - same author as this site, just put together in a slightly different way!
Medicinethroughtime.co.uk - all new resources for teachers and pupils of the SHP Medicine course
Crimeandpunishmentthroughtime.co.uk - A new site providing resources for teachers and pupils of the Crime and Punishment unit

Wallarms.com Militaria - a range of interesting pieces of militaria is available via tihs site
The Turkey Inn, Goose Eye, Oakworth - great historical public house with loads of great beer and a lovely atmosphere