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  STUDENT

ARTICLES:
Gallipoli campaign
Simpson and his donkey 
ANZAC
Anzac Day
Australian Recruitment Marches of 1915-16
Middle Eastern Front 
Sir John Monash  
World War I 
Hamel, Battle of 
Pozières, Battle of 
Villers-Bretonneux, Battles of
Ypres, Battles of 

MAPS:
Turkey   

HISTORICAL MAPS:

Gallipoli campaign 
First 'Coo-ee' Recruiting March 1915 
Australian Remembrance Trail 
Ypres, Battles of

RESEARCH GUIDES:
Gallipoli campaign   
World War I 

  EBSCO MAGAZINES:
Anzac Cove, Gallipoli 1915 
Was Australia born on the battlefield?    

 

PICTURES:

ANZAC troops landing at Gallipoli 

Australians at Gaba Tepe, 1915 

Anzac Cove, Gallipoli 
            
Anzac Day  | • Australian War Memorial

ANZAC troops in Sydney, 1919 

SOUND:
National Anthem of Australia 
National Anthem of New Zealand 

WEBSITES:
Gallipoli

SCAVENGER HUNTS:
Anzac Day 
Gallipoli Campaign 

QUIZ:
• Gallipoli Campaign 

WEBQUESTS: Find in Educator Tools
World War I Overview

 

  ADVANCED

ARTICLES:
Gallipoli campaign
Simpson and his donkey 
ANZAC
Anzac Day
Australian Recruitment Marches of 1915-16   
Middle Eastern Front 
Sir John Monash  
World War I 
Hamel, Battle of 
Pozières, Battle of 
Villers-Bretonneux, Battles of
Ypres, Battles of 

MAPS:
Turkey   

HISTORICAL MAPS:

Gallipoli campaign 
First 'Coo-ee' Recruiting March 1915 
Australian Remembrance Trail 
Ypres, Second Battle of

RESEARCH GUIDES:
Gallipoli campaign  
World War I 

  EBSCO MAGAZINES:
Anzac Cove, Gallipoli 1915
Was Australia born on the battlefield?

 

PICTURES:

ANZAC troops landing at Gallipoli 

Australians at Gaba Tepe, 1915 

Anzac Cove, Gallipoli 
            
Anzac Day    • Australian War Memorial

ANZAC troops in Sydney, 1919 

PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS:
Britain Fails at Gallipoli
Ypres and the Gas Attack 

WEBSITES:
Gallipoli

SCAVENGER HUNTS:
Gallipoli Campaign
The Battles of Villers-Bretonneux 
Britain Fails at Gallipoli Primary Source 

WEBQUESTS: Find in Educator Tools
World War I: Overview 

 

  KIDS

ARTICLES:
Gallipoli Campaign 
Anzac Day 
Simpson and his donkey 
Middle Eastern Front 

MAPS:

Gallipoli campaign 
Turkey 

SCAVENGER HUNTS:
Anzac Day 
The Battles of Villers-Bretonneaux 
Gallipoli Campaign 

 

PICTURES:


Anzac Day march 

Australian War Memorial 

ANZAC troops in Sydney, 1919 

Anzac Cove, Gallipoli

QUIZ:
ANZAC 

 

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INVENTIONS & DISCOVERIES: Warfare
Explore the changes in warfare and weaponry that have taken us from the bow and arrow to nuclear weapons and unmanned aerial vehicles.  LEARN MORE 

 

This month's video on the Submarine has been pulled from World Book's vast vault of media.

DID YOU KNOW?
The Germans perfected submarine technology with their U-boats, which sank thousands of ships during World War I.

 

 

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Early World of Learning


PLAY learning environment.

Play offers a variety of different game types designed to reinforce reading comprehension in an easily navigable design. Game types include Put the Story in Order, Multiple Choice, Concentration, and SortingALSO EXPLORE ACTIVITY SHEETS   

 
   
 

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Comprehension questions, written by World Book editors, highlight the major themes of the articles and help readers check their understanding of the article text.

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Social Studies Power

CRITICAL THINKING:
•  Why Wars Occur 

INQUIRY PROJECT:
• 
Investigate the Reasons for War 

 

EXTENSION ACTIVITY:
• 
The Role of Diplomats 

INTERACTIVE QUIZ:
Why Wars Occur 

 
 

Science Power

CRITICAL THINKING:
•  Building problem-solving skills 

VOCABULARY QUIZ:
•  Ecosystems Changes Crossword 

 

EXPERIMENT:
• Create minature ecosystems 

INTERACTIVE QUIZ:
A Closer Look 

 
   
 

Activity Corner


Make your own crepe paper poppies  

 
     
 

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Living Green



WARFARE
War can be extremely destructive to forest ecosystems.   LEARN MORE 

 
   
 

Early Peoples



DID YOU KNOW?

Sun Tzu’s The Art of War is still studied by military strategists today.

The Art of War includes instructions on how to plan for war, fight battles, use the terrain effectively, and make use of spies. The book states such military principles as:
• All war is based on deception.
• The best victories are those won without actually fighting.
• Countries do not benefit from prolonged warfare. 
LEARN MORE

 
   
 

Inventions and Discoveries



DID YOU KNOW?
In order to break the deadlock of trench warfare, the British began a top-secret program to develop new armoured land vehicles. These massive vehicles, called tanks, weighed nearly 28 metric tons.
LEARN MORE
 

 
   
 

Dramatic Learning - Teach with Theatre



POWER OF PERSUASION

Blame It on the Wolf is a zany courtroom comedy in which our favourite fairy tale characters demonstrate the power of listening, the power of persuasion, and the rewards of critical thinking.

 
   
     
   
 

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