“Poppy Fascism?” – a new worksheet for Remembrance

declaration-of-warA new worksheet and supporting resources for teaching Remembrance.

Students consider questions such as “What does the British Legion actually stand for? What does it do with the money it raises? Why do you think some people might object to the Poppy Appeal?” They then read an article, and read through a cartoon produced directly after it was published. the main task is “Your teacher will provide you with a blanked out version of the same cartoon. Your task is to re-write your own version of the cartoon but from the perspective of somebody who SUPPORTS the poppy appeal and DISAGREES with the arguments put forward in the original cartoon. Compare your stories as a class and place on display some of the very best ones”