Battle of Britain Lesson


Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain a chronological understanding of the Battle of Britain in World War Two. They will develop an awareness of the key people groups, events, and concepts associated with this event. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading, source analysis, research, and watching options, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?

Option 1: Reading

Step 1: Download the reading questions worksheet below:

Step 2: Answer the questions while reading the webpage below:

Option 2: Using sources

Step 1: Download a copy of the source analysis worksheet below:

Step 2: Answer the set questions using the following sources:

Australian War Memorial. (15 November 2019). Battle of Britain. Australian War Memorial. Retrieved from

© AWM. (CC BY-NC 3.0 AU).

Imperial War Museum. (2021). The Blitz Around Britain. Imperial War Museum. Retrieved from

© IWM. (CC BY-NC 4.0). 

Option 3: Internet research

Download a copy of the research worksheet and use the internet to complete the tables.

Option 4: Watch video

Step 1: Download a copy of the viewing questions below:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by watching the following video:

Resources for subscribers

Extension activities