Project Lesson Plans and Activities

Project Lesson Plans and Activities

Please find below links to PDF versions of a selection of the lesson plans and activities used in the project. They are provided as a resource and a signpost to additional activities for other schools covering World War 1. If you need further information please feel...
The Fallen – WW1

The Fallen – WW1

As part of our project, the class will visit Preston Cemetery. One of the tasks they face will be to locate the graves of the following WW1 military personnel. Please click the images to enlarge. For full details on each person please visit the database section of...
Preston Cemetery

Preston Cemetery

Commonwealth War Graves There are 370 commonwealth war graves in the cemetery. Most of the 152 First World War burials in Tynemouth (Preston) Cemetery are distributed throughout the cemetery, but there is a small war graves plot in the north-western part. Opposite...
Attack on Tynemouth!

Attack on Tynemouth!

The first air raid on Britain came on the night January 19/20th 1915. The target was Hull but because of bad weather two Zeppelins dropped their bombs of Kings Lynn and Yarmouth, killing four people. But this was not the first time that civilians became casualties. A...
The Gotha Threat

The Gotha Threat

Germany’s aerial bombing campaign against Great Britain in the First World War, with London as its primary target, was the first sustained strategic bombing campaign in history. These raids, using airships, bomber aircraft, and seaplanes, ran from December 1914 to...