You are travelling back in time to when Albany Primary School was a military hospital in WW1. You have been asked to recreate this time and take people on tours explaining how things have changed.
The school will open as a living museum on Saturday 17th October – you will be the experts!
To be successful in this task, you must:
- Take tours with members of the public, explain what each of the rooms were used for using an iPad and Keynote presentation.
- Create and update a website to share your work and advertise the exhibition.
- Regularly update the Blog.
- Design and create a WW1 computer game using Scratch that can be used at the exhibition.
- Read Warhorse as a class, write letters, complete comprehension, recreate scenes.
- Write a newspaper report about the Christmas Truce.
- Research significant battles of WW1, create a 1 minute film of your favorite facts.
- Follow a QR code history trail to find out about Albany 100 years ago.
- Create your own QR codes for exhibition displays.
- Make a timeline of key events during WW1 and create a comparative timeline using Albany log book.
- Visit local museum (Cardiff Castle, Glamorgan Archives) and look at artefacts and paper trail.
- Invite special people in ( WW1 experts) to interview on life in WW1 and Albany Military Hospital.
- Read a range of wartime poems and create your own with emphasise on feelings.
- Learn WW1 songs, discuss difference in vocabulary.
- Investigate old time money and compare prices.
- Cook wartime biscuits and cakes for the exhibition.
- Investigate how soldiers could keep their tea warm and insulated.
- Investigate the type of illnesses and injuries soldiers suffered in WW1 and how they were treated.
- Create a role play drama of a ward in Albany Military Hospital in 1915.
- Using maps look at which countries were involved and whether they still exist and weather they are different now in terms of population and temperature.
- Look at Wartime art and recreate.