The Second World War


This book will support children as they:

* Find out about wartime phrases and use them to write a dialogue

* Write a letter home from a P.O.W. camp

* Read wartime adverts and slogans and decide how effective they are

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This book will support children as they:

* Find out about wartime phrases and use them to write a dialogue

* Write a letter home from a P.O.W. camp

* Read wartime adverts and slogans and decide how effective they are

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843121817
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/30/2004
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 8.27 (w) x 11.69 (h) x 0.19 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Source materials and activities
Evacuee children (1) 2
Evacuee children (2) 4
Evacuee children (3) 6
Everyday life in wartime 8
The need for shelters 10
Wireless lessons 14
Civilian safety 16
News reports 18
Speak like an RAF officer! 22
Salvage 24
Rationing and the black market 26
Delicious dishes? 28
Advertising in wartime 32
Careless talk costs lives 34
Make do and mend 36
Doctor Carrot and Potato Pete 38
The squander bug 40
Women at war 42
Wartime Christmas 44
Occupied Britain 46
The Welsh great escape 48
VE Day and VE Day celebrations 50
Pt. 2 Anthology
The day war broke out 54
Evacuation of children from the Channel Islands 55
The end of evacuation 1939-40 56
From an advert for wool 57
Salvage song (or, the housewife's dream) 58
Salvage rhymes 59
I've finished my black-out (the song of a triumphant housewife) 60
Dig for victory 61
A song sung by the Women's Land Army (land girls) 62
Women working in factories 63
War rhymes 64
Song of the pilots in the Second World War 65
Second World War memories 66
The Channel Islands : Guernsey 71
The Channel Islands : a letter to Father Christmas 72
The Channel Islands : wartime recipes 73
Interview : Mrs. Ivy Green, Ramsgate 74
Friend or foe 77
One man's war 78
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