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World War II teaching resources for KS2. (Formerly QCA Unit 9)

 

 

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Vocabulary bank for World War II covering aspects such as the fighting, Holocaust, Evacuation and Home Front. Can be used as a resource for QCA History, World War II Unit 9.

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A letter dated 1942 from the Mayor thanking children of Southgate for raising money for the Prisoners of War Families Association. A copy of the front of the Play they performed to raise money is also attached.
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Click to preview Resource   General Resource = K12-27
Extracts from a National Saving Stamp book. Great for enhancing a World War II classroom display or role play area. Arranged so can be printed back to back to make a little booklet.
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Front cover for classroom display purposes of a Ration book dated 1951-1952 issued by the Ministry of Food. Great for enhancing a World War II classroom display or role play area. Full version available as K12-24.
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Extracts from a copy of a Ration book dated 1951-1952 issued by the Ministry of Food. Great for enhancing a World War II classroom display or role play area. Arranged so can be printed back to back to make a booklet.
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Click to preview Resource   Classroom Displays Resource = K12-25
Front cover for display purposes only of "Your Food in War-Time" (Civil Defence) Public information leaflet No 4. Dated July 1939. Great for enhancing a World War II classroom display or role play area. Full booklet available as K12-23
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A copy of "Your Food in War-Time" (Civil Defence) Public information leaflet No 4. Dated July 1939. Great for enhancing a World War II classroom display or role play area. Arranged so can be printed back to back to make a booklet.
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A copy of "Fire Bomb Fighting Groups - Monthly Rota" from the Colmans Mustard Factory (Carrow Works) dated September 1941. Great for enhancing a World War II classroom display or role play area. Arranged so can be printed back to back to make a booklet.
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A copy of a petrol ration coupon dated June 1950 and a ration book cover dated 1941. Great for enhancing a World War II classroom display or role play area.
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Comprehension worksheet to be used in association with text 1007-246 regarding the war time memories of Patricia Jenkins. Differentiated worksheet available as L02-110. KS2 History worksheet | World War II.
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Click to preview Resource   Worksheet Resource = L02-110
Comprehension worksheet to be used in association with text 1007-246 regarding the war time memories of Patricia Jenkins. Differentiated worksheet available as L02-111. KS2 History worksheet | World War II.
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Click to preview Resource   Worksheet Resource = L02-116
Worksheet for children to answer questions about Harold Johnson's wartime memories (Text available as 1007-150). Differentiated version available as L02-117. Teaching resource to support KS2 History | World War II.
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Worksheet for children to answer questions about Harold Johnson's wartime memories (Text available as 1007-150). Differentiated version available as L02-116. Teaching resource to support KS2 History | World War II.
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Click to preview Resource   Worksheet Resource = L02-124
Evacuation Spellings - Worksheet for children to tick the correctly spelt word from the options provided. KS2 teaching resource to support primary history and literacy.
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Evacuation Grammar - Worksheet for children to identify nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. KS2 teaching resource to support primary history and literacy.
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Click to preview Resource   Worksheet Resource = L02-119
Comprehension exercise to be used in conjunction with resource 1007-151(text) about the real life story of Joan, who was evacuated to Brighton during World War II. KS2 teaching resource to support primary history and literacy. Differentiated version available as resource L02-118.
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Comprehension exercise to be used in conjunction with resource 1007-151(text) about the real life story of Joan, who was evacuated to Brighton during World War II. KS2 teaching resource to support primary history and literacy. Differentiated version available as resource L02-119.
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Click to preview Resource   Classroom Activities Resource = L02-113
Activity for children to use a dictionary to research words associated with 'The Evacuation'. KS2 teaching resource to support primary history and literacy. (World War II)
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Worksheet for children to write a poem about London being bombed during World War II, considering feelings and the devastation caused. KS2 teaching resource to support primary history and literacy.
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Evacuation Brainstorm - Worksheet for children to write words that they associate with the word 'evacuation'. KS2 teaching resource to support primary history topic, World War II.
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Flashcards for key words relating to the evacuation during World War II. Teaching resource to support Key Stage 2 Primary History topic - World War II.

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Worksheet for children to write adjectives that describe the picture of some evacuees during World War II. Teaching resource to support Key Stage 2 Primary History topic - World War II and literacy.
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Click to preview Resource   Worksheet Resource = L02-098
Evacuation comprehension worksheet for children to review the picture and answer the questions. Teaching resource to support Key Stage 2 Primary History topic - World War II and literacy.
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Worksheet for children to write the plurals for the words relating to the evacuation during World War II. Teaching resource to support Key Stage 2 Primary History topic - World War II and literacy. Differentiated worksheet available as resource L02-099.
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Click to preview Resource   Worksheet Resource = L02-099
Worksheet for children to write the plurals for the words relating to the evacuation during World War II. Teaching resource to support Key Stage 2 Primary History topic - World War II and literacy. Differentiated worksheet available as resource L02-100.
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Worksheet for children to place the key words relating to the evacuation during World War II into alphabetical order. Teaching resource to support Key Stage 2 Primary History topic - World War II and literacy. See differentiated worksheet L02-106.
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Worksheet for children to place the key words relating to the evacuation during World War II into alphabetical order. Teaching resource to support Key Stage 2 Primary History topic - World War II and literacy. See differentiated worksheet L02-101.
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A comprehension exercise for children to review a photograph of children during World War II and answer some questions. Teaching resource to support Key Stage 2 Primary History topic - World War II and literacy.
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Worksheet for children to find rhyming words to match key words associated with the evacuation during World War II. Teaching resource to support Key Stage 2 Primary History topic - World War II and literacy.
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World War II worksheet for children use their reporting skills, to write a newspaper article about a bomb street during The Blitz in London. Teaching resource to support Key Stage 2 Primary History topic - World War II and literacy.
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World War II worksheet for children to use adjectives to describe the picture of Adolf Hitler. Teaching resource to support Key Stage 2 Primary History topic - World War II and literacy.
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Click to preview Resource   Classroom Displays Resource = 1007-222
Classroom timeline banner for World War II. Teaching resource to support key stage 2 primary history topic.
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Wartime memories of a teenager living in London during World War II. Resource can be used as a comprehension exercise. Teaching resource support primary history topic for key stage 2. Teacher notes included.
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Click to preview Resource   Worksheet Resource = 1007-141
Blank timeline for children to fill in the chronological events of World War II. Teaching resource to support primary history.
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Click to preview Resource   Classroom Activities Resource = 1007-228
Crossword for The Battle of Britain. teaching resource to support primary history topic World War II.
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Click to preview Resource   Worksheet Resource = 1007-174
Keeping warm in World War II. Teaching resource to support The QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.
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Click to preview Resource   General Resource = 1007-151
Real life memories of a child living through World War II who was evacuated from London. Teaching resource to support The QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.
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Real life memories from a teenager living throughout World War II. Teacher notes accompany this text with cross curricular ideas. Teaching resource to support The QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.
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Timeline classroom display for the Battle of Britain. Teaching resource to support The QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History.

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Wordmat with key words for the World at War. Teaching resource to support The QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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Real life, memories of a child living in London during World War II. Teacher notes accompany this text with cross curricular ideas. Teaching resource can be used to support The QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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The Battle of Britain wordsearch. Teaching resource to support The QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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Design a poster promoting a vegetable as used by the government in the Second World War; such as Potato Pete or Dr Carrot. Teaching resource to support The QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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Battle of Britain World War II classroom display. Very topical subject, supports The QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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Large wall display for the wider picture of World War II. This resource can be used to support other World War II displays available at Pencil Street. Whilst this teaching resource does not necessarily follow the learning requirements for the QCA Schemes of Work, Primary History, Unit 9 it still may be very useful.

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Click to preview Resource   Classroom Activities Resource = 1007-199

Research project for finding out facts about phrases or items associated with World War II in particular The Home Front. Could be used in ICT. Teaching resource to support the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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A bit of creative writing, describe your day as an evacuee. Could be used as an ICT research project as well. Teaching resource supports learning requirements for the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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A sorting activity for rationed food during World War II and food that has become available after the war. Teaching resource to support learning for the QCA Schemes of Work, Primary History, Unit 9.

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Planning a meal for a family during World War II. Teaching resource to support learning for the QCA Schemes of Work, Primary History, Unit 9.

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Worksheet regarding living in hiding following the Anne Frank story, asks children to write an entry in their diary imagining they had been in hiding for several months. Teaching resource supports learning for the QCA Schemes of Work, Primary History, Unit 9).

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Compare the life of a child living in the city or living in the countryside. The Blitz v being evacuated. Teaching resource to support The QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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A research project to find out about the daily lives of a Jewish family during World War II. Could be combined with an ICT lesson. Teaching resource to support The QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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A research worksheet to find out how people did Make Do and Mend during The Second World War. Could be used to support ICT internet research. Teaching resource to support the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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Changing fashions World War II style. Compare clothes worn today and those of children in World War II. This may be a little hard as a lot of pictures of children are in black and white and therefore perception is that they were not so colourful. Teaching resource to support The QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History Unit 9. 

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What would you pack today if you were being evacuated compared with children in World War II. Teaching resource to support the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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Evacuation themed border for finished work or general classroom writing. Teaching resource to support The QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9. Lined version available as 1007-155.

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Evacuation themed border for finished work or classroom writing. Teaching resource to Support The QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9. Unlined version available as 1007-154.

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Write a letter home to your parents describing your thoughts and feelings during your evacuation to the country in World War II. Teaching resource to support The QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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Research activity  to compare what the role of women was before The Second World War and then during. Teaching resource to support The QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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Make Do and Mend - Design your own poster to encourage the concept of making do as used by the British Government during World War II. A teaching resource to support the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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A word mat for key words dealing with being evacuated during The Second World War. A teaching resource to support the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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Being a World War II reporter - what would you write about Adolf Hitler? Design headlines and choose an aspect about the man to write your news article. A teaching resource to support the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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Life in the Blitz - A creative writing exercise to imagine you are a child in The Blitz during World War II. A teaching resource to support the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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On the food front - Plan a menu for a day for a typical family in the present day and also during World War II. A teaching resource to support the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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Research project to research the life of Anne Frank. Could use this resource in ICT. Teaching resource to support the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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Life in World War II. Interview a grandparent or parent or family friend to find out about life in World War II. Teaching resource to support the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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Comparison activity for the types of food that was available in World War II and the present day. Teaching resource to support the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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Write a newspaper article for The Battle of Britain. Design the front page layout. Could link this resource to an ICT project perhaps?  Teaching resource to support the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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A bordered worksheet without name and date, so can be used for children's finished work for display purposes. This border features pictures to do with The World at War. Teaching resource to support the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9. Unlined version available as 1007-152.

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A bordered worksheet without name and date, so can be used for children's finished work for display purposes. This border features pictures to do with The World at War. Teaching resource to support the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9. Lined version available as 1007-153.

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A bordered worksheet without name and date, so can be used for children's finished work for display purposes. This border features pictures to do with The Home Front. Teaching resource to support the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9. Lined version available as 1007-157.

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A bordered worksheet without name and date, so can be used for children's finished work for display purposes. This border features pictures to do with The Home Front. Teaching resource to support the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9. Unlined version available as 1007-156.

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A crossword for the world at war. Teaching resource to support the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History, Unit 9.

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A day in the life of a spitfire pilot - write an entry in your diary to express your thoughts and feelings for the day, imagining you are a spitfire pilot in the second world war. Resource to support teaching the ACQ Schemes of Work for Primary History Unit 9.

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Literacy World War II style - Imagine you are a parent in The Blitz - write a letter to your evacuated child. (Resource supports QCA Schemes of Work Unit 9)

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An optional decorative border for use with any of the World War II classroom displays. Has colour and black and white images. Photos credits: World War II in colour.

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Classroom wall display for The Home Front - World War II. It shows what life was like for people back home during the war. Teaching resource covers Unit 9 in the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History. This is a large multipage resource and may take longer than others to download. May also want to see the other classroom resources for the World War as they can be combined with each other if required.

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Click to preview Resource   Classroom Displays Resource = 1007-143

Classroom wall display for children in The Second World War. It shows children from England in The Blitz, being evacuated as well as some everyday aspects. Teaching resource covers Unit 9 in the QCA Schemes of Work for Primary History. This is a large multipage resource and may take longer than others to download.

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A collection of World War II posters from America, Britain, Canada and Russia to support the teaching of the World War II topic. This is a large 20 page resource and may take longer to download than others. (QCA Schemes of Work - Primary History Unit 9)

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The Home Front wordsearch.  Using key vocabulary for World War II topic.  (QCA Schemes of Work- Primary History unit 9)

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The Evacuation during World War II wordsearch. Using key vocabulary for World War II topic. (QCA Schemes of Work - Primary History Unit 9)

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The world at war wordsearch. Using key vocabulary for World War II topic. (QCA Schemes of Work - Primary History Unit 9)

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World War II crossword for keywords relating to The Home Front. Primary History resource for Key Stage 2, QCA Unit 9.

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