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Soldier's Possessions

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An interactive activity to help students appreciate that non-textual sources such as artefacts are an important source of information about the past. Students work in groups and investigate four genuine World War 1 objects which were among the personal possessions of a soldier fighting in the trenches in WW1.
Duration: 45 minutes 

Learning Outcomes

  • Communication
  • Subject specific knowledge
  • Teamwork

How to book

To book this talk, contact us at or 0191 208  5306

Relevant subjects Type of activity Suitable audiences
  • History
  • Events in School
  • Y 10
  • Y 8
  • Y 9