The 1917 Battles on the Western Front Lesson


Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain a chronological understanding of the key events of World War One during 1917. They will develop an awareness of the places where major battles were fought, including Passchendaele and Bullecourt. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading, research and video 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 a copy of the reading questions worksheet:

Passchendaele Reading Questions.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set questions while reading the webpage below:

Option 2: Internet research

Download a copy of the research worksheet and use the internet to answer the questions.

Passchendaele Research Questions.docx
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Option 3: Watch video

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

1917 Battles Viewing Questions.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by watching the following video:

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Extension activities

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