Lesson Activities

In order for you to enhance the learning of the Virtual Cemetery we have created a range of lesson activities and plans that you may wish to utilise with your students.  Each plan is flexible, easy to differentiate for each specific class and freely downloadable.

The following lesson plans will be coming soon…check back regularly for updates.

KS2

Explore the importance of war memorials

This lesson allows your students to explore the different reasons people visit war memorials and analyse what they can learn from past wars.

Explore religion through remembrance

This lesson allows your students to  explore  different religious symbols and iconography within the CWGC cemeteries and will allow your students to discover the reasons behind religious symbols during mourning.

KS3

Compare and contrast the importance of a headstone

KS3 Compare and contrast the importance of a headstone Lesson Plan

This lesson explores the difference in the headstone design during the early days of the CWGC and will allow your students to investigate the symbolism used.

Explore religion through remembrance

KS3 Explore religion through remembrance Lesson Plan

This lesson explores different religious symbols and iconography within the CWGC cemeteries and will allow your students to discover the reasons behind religious symbols during mourning.

Explore the importance of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)

This lesson explores the importance of remembrance, allowing your students to analyse the work and relevance of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC).

Explore the importance of war memorials

This lesson allows your students explore the different reasons people visit war memorials and analyse what they can learn from past wars.

Explore the History of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

This lesson explores how the men and women were commemorated during the early years of the First World War and allows your students to analyse the importance of commemoration during the post war years.