The Soldiers of World War I
HASS 3, 5, 6
Students will learn:The importance of memorials and cenotaphs in relation to commemorative days such as ANZAC Day.
About a member of their local community who served in either the Navy, Air Force or Army.
What you’ll need
Profile a Soldier Handout
Excursion to the local War Memorial or Cenotaph/ Pictures of the local War Memorial or Cenotaph including visible names
Computer or device for individual research
Notebook and Pens/Pencils
Year 3, 5, 6
Cross Curriculum Priority
done Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
done Asia and Australia's Engagement with Asia
done ICT Capability
done Critical and Creative Thinking
done Personal and Social Capability
done Ethical Understanding
done Intercultural Understanding
ACHASSI053 and ACHASSI074
Locate and collect information and data from different sources, including observations.
ACHASSI095 and ACHASSI123
Locate and collect relevant information and data from primary sources and secondary sources.
ACHASSI098 and ACHASSI126
Examine primary sources and secondary sources to determine their origin and purpose.
Days and weeks celebrated or commemorated in Australia (including Australia Day, ANZAC Day, and National Sorry Day) and the importance of symbols and emblems.
The contribution of individuals and groups to the development of Australian society since Federation.
Profile a Soldier
In this activity, students will use the research guide to develop a profile of a local soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice in World War I.