Fun Resources for teaching World War 2 at Key Stage 2
I am a qualified and experienced KS2 teacher and history co-ordinator. This pack is designed to help you to teach a whole term of fun and inspiring lessons on WW2.
This pack is ideal for anyone teaching WW2 at KS2 level.
It is also suitable for those schools adopting a creative curriculum or 'topic based' approach as there are many cross-curricular ideas!
16 + Lesson Medium Term Plan in great detail, encompassing History and Geography on a WW2 theme (copy and paste to your own format)
32 detailed lesson ideas to help with your planning including role plays, arts and crafts and creative writing exercises.
5 Weeks of Literacy Planning around the book Goodnight Mister Tom. Plus resources and worksheets that go with the plans. Just copy and paste into your school's planning format.
10 Workshseets on topics such as the home front or rationing. You can use these as they are or adapt to your class' needs.
8 Unique PowerPoint presentations made by me (Not found anywhere else on the net!)
* The Blitz
* How did the war start?
* How did the war end?
* WW2 Medals
* Anne Frank
* Food Rationing
* Government Posters
9 Pages of Various Puzzles such as WW2 related wordsearches and crosswords
9 Links to Great WW2 websites no more time wasted surfing the net as these will lead you to great sites you can use with children for reseach / plenaries etc.
59 High Quality Images of Governmental Posters from the UK and USA. These show important messages such as the one on the right. Great for displays too!
28 Clip art and sound clip files these can be used to illustrate worksheets and the sounds could be used for making PowerPoints.
8 Recipe ideas you can make for a VE Day party or cook with the children
WW2 Top Trumps Game with 24 famous people form WW2 rated on various features. You just print, laminate and cut up - a great reward for children who finish tasks early. Each one has a footnote explaining who they are.