Algerian Soldiers

In this lesson, we will learn about what the story of Algerian Soldiers at Ypres can reveal to us about the Western Front.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of the below best describes Ganga Singh?

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Q2.Which Western Front battle did Ganga Singh fight in?

2/5

Q3.Indian soldiers were used to plug gaps in British lines after heavy losses. What could this reveal about the Western Front?

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Q4.In the story, Ganga Singh couldn’t find or understand the officers. What could this reveal about the Western Front?

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Q5.In the First Battle of Ypres, big trenches hadn't yet been built. What could this reveal about the Western Front?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of the below best describes Ganga Singh?

1/5

Q2.Which Western Front battle did Ganga Singh fight in?

2/5

Q3.Indian soldiers were used to plug gaps in British lines after heavy losses. What could this reveal about the Western Front?

3/5

Q4.In the story, Ganga Singh couldn’t find or understand the officers. What could this reveal about the Western Front?

4/5

Q5.In the First Battle of Ypres, big trenches hadn't yet been built. What could this reveal about the Western Front?

5/5

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Quiz:

Algerian soldiers quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which battle did we study today?

1/5

Q2.Which soldiers fought in that battle?

2/5

Q3.Germans used banned chlorine gas at Ypres. What could that reveal?

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Q4.The Algerian solders had no gas masks. What could that reveal about the Western Front?

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Q5.The gas broke the stalemate for a bit, but not for long. What could that reveal about the Western Front?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Algerian soldiers quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which battle did we study today?

1/5

Q2.Which soldiers fought in that battle?

2/5

Q3.Germans used banned chlorine gas at Ypres. What could that reveal?

3/5

Q4.The Algerian solders had no gas masks. What could that reveal about the Western Front?

4/5

Q5.The gas broke the stalemate for a bit, but not for long. What could that reveal about the Western Front?

5/5

Lesson summary: Algerian Soldiers

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