Chinese Labour Corps

In this lesson you will learn about what the story of the Chinese Labour Corps can reveal to us about the Western Front.

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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!

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Question 5

Q1.Which battle did we study today?

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Q2.Which soldiers fought in that battle?

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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?

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

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

Video

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Worksheet

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Chinese Labour Corps Quiz

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Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which country were the labourers we studied today from?

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Q2.Why did the Chinese government want to get involved with the war?

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Q3.At first, the British government turned down the Chinese government's offer of Chinese soldiers. What could this reveal?

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Q4.What battle did the Chinese Labour Corps really help prepare for and how?

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Q5.When did the Chinese labourers finish working on the Western Front?

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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:

Chinese Labour Corps Quiz

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which country were the labourers we studied today from?

1/5

Q2.Why did the Chinese government want to get involved with the war?

2/5

Q3.At first, the British government turned down the Chinese government's offer of Chinese soldiers. What could this reveal?

3/5

Q4.What battle did the Chinese Labour Corps really help prepare for and how?

4/5

Q5.When did the Chinese labourers finish working on the Western Front?

5/5

Lesson summary: Chinese Labour Corps

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