Why do we celebrate Remembrance Day?

In this lesson, we will learn about World War I and World War II. We will learn what 'commemorate' means and will learn about how we remember those who lost their lives in World War I and II. We will learn what Remembrance Day is and when it is celebrated. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil.

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Quiz:

Why do we celebrate Remembrance Day?

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Question 2

Question 3

Q1.When was World War I?

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Q2.Not very many people died in these wars. True or false?

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Q3.What does 'commemorate' mean?

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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:

Why do we celebrate Remembrance Day?

Well done on all of your great learning! Now have a go at answering these quiz questions to see what you can remember from the lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.When was World War I?

1/3

Q2.Not very many people died in these wars. True or false?

2/3

Q3.What does 'commemorate' mean?

3/3

Lesson summary: Why do we celebrate Remembrance Day?

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