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Poppies and Armistice

HASS Foundation
In this activity series, students learn about the importance of Poppies in Australian culture with particular reference to Remembrance Day. Students will also learn about the sacrifices and the history behind Remembrance Day.

60 minutes

Learning Goals

Students will learn about the history of the Poppy and its significance during ANZAC and Remembrance Days.

What you’ll need

Projector/Smartboard Computer Make your own Poppy worksheet Colouring in Pens/Pencils in red, green and black scissors glue notebooks and pens

Year level




Cross Curriculum Priority

done Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures

done Sustainability

done Asia and Australia's Engagement with Asia

General capabilities

done Literacy

done Numeracy

done ICT Capability

done Critical and Creative Thinking

done Personal and Social Capability

done Ethical Understanding

done Intercultural Understanding


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