Digital Learning Pack 2020

Our Digital Learning Pack 2020 is full of highly engaging teaching resources to help young people of all ages learn about the history of the Poppy, veterans, inspirational medics from history to the present and who Poppyscotland helps all year round.

You will find below ready-to-go Remembrance-themed lesson plans, challenges, quizzes, films, flipbooks and creative ideas to help your learners commemorate Remembrance 2020, all while staying safe.

'Remembering Medics Across History to the Present Day' - Lesson Plans, PowerPoints & Worksheets

In tribute to the inspirational doctors, nurses and volunteers from history to the present day who have saved lives in war zones against extraordinary odds, Poppyscotland Learning have teamed up with TRBL Learning to offer you some truly wonderful resources.

WW1 topics include: Scottish Women's Hospitals, Dr Elsie Inglis, Dr Flora Murray and Dr Louisa Garret Anderson.

WW2 topics include: Far East POW Doctors, Far East POWs, VJ Day, Home Front, Volunteers, Child Evacuation & Polish Army in Scotland.

Click below for all resources.

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Early, First, Second & Third Level

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First World War, Second World War, Veterans, Remembrance, Poppy

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The History of the Poppy - Lesson Plans & Films

How did the Poppy become the symbol of Remembrance?

Where are poppies made in Scotland?

Whether you plan to spend two hours or two weeks teaching the history of the Poppy, we have a diverse range of activities aimed at learners of all ages.

Click below for resources.

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First, Second & Third Level

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First World War, Second World War, Fundraising, Poppy, Remembrance

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Remembrance -Themed Activities

If you are unable to hold your Remembrance Assembly this year, why not hold some small group discussion sessions instead?

We have ready-to-go PowerPoints to help you lead discussions on the topics of Conflict, Poetry and Remembrance, and Remembrance & Armistice Day as well as range of expressive arts classroom activities.

Click below for resources.

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Early, First, Second & Third Level

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First World War, Second World War, Veterans, Remembrance, Poppy

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11 Things You May Not Know About The Poppy

Watch 'The Truth Behind the Myths' short film about wearing a Poppy. It's great for starting conversations about the Poppy in today's society.

Then read our '11 Flip Facts About the Poppy' and play the Quiz!

SUITABLE FOR LEVELS

First, Second & Third Level

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First World War, Second World War, Veterans, Remembrance, Fundraising, Poppy

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Learning Competition 2020: Can You Be Our Fundraising Heroes?

This year we want to hear all about your most innovative and sustainable fundraising ideas and see your photos!

Click below for details of how to enter our annual competition and win fantastic prizes!

SUITABLE FOR LEVELS

Early, First, Second & Third Level

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Remembrance, Fundraising, Poppy

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'What Do We Learn From All Th1s?' Exhibition in 3D

The WW100 Exhibition is now available to view online in 3D!

From individual acts of valour on the battlefield to naval tragedies off Scotland’s coast, from the thousands of workers filling factories at home to the brave members of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals at the Western Front, this exciting exhibition unearths an intimate portrait of Scotland and its people during the First World War.

New creative and interdisciplinary learning resources are also available which will help learners explore two of the stories of the exhibition in more extraordinary detail. Click below for all resources. Aimed at Second Level learners and above.

100 YEARS. 100 STORIES. 100. STUDENTS. 100 PRINTS.

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Second & Third Level

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First World War, Second World War, Veterans, Remembrance, Fundraising, Poppy

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Veterans' Voices Short Films & Resources

Watch. Listen. Learn. Discuss. Remember.

Featuring three absorbing interviews from WW2 veterans Charles Horne, Mary Sim and Ian Forsyth, Poppyscotland’s Veterans’ Voices collection covers a wide range of topics from what life was like between the wars, experiences in WW1 through to WW2, VE Day and coming home.

These three short films are accompanied by new imaginative interdisciplinary learning resources aimed at Second Level learners and above.

SUITABLE FOR LEVELS

Second, Third & Fourth Level

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First World War, Second World War, Veterans, Remembrance, , Poppy, Conflict, Assembly, VE Day, VJ Day

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Paper Poppy Animation

Paper Poppy Story Animation was created by award-winning Animation Film Maker and Paper Artist Eleanor Stewart.

This engaging film tells the story of how the Poppy became the symbol of Remembrance around the world.

Timing: 4 minutes 30 seconds.

Aimed at Second Level Learners and above.

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First, Second & Third Level

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First World War, Second World War, Veterans, Remembrance, Fundraising, Poppy, Conflict, Assembly, VE Day, VJ Day, Lady Haig, War Poetry

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The Poppy Story Book Flipbook

The Poppy Story Book is a beautiful and colourful paperback book that tells the story of the Poppy and Remembrance, with particular reference to Scotland. You can now read The Poppy Story Book as an animated flipbook by clicking below!

Timing: 6 minutes 54 seconds.

Aimed at Early/First Level learners and above.

SUITABLE FOR LEVELS

Early, First and Second Level

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First World War, Second World War, Veterans, Remembrance, Fundraising, Poppy, Conflict, Assembly, VE Day, VJ Day, Military Medics, Lady Haig, War Poetry

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Re-watch our Live Lessons from 2020!

Live Lesson 1: 'Paddington's WW2 Suitcase' - Join us for a special 20-minute live lesson for 5-9 year olds featuring Paddington Bear and child evacuees from WW2.

Live Lesson 2: 'The 51st are off to France. Are you coming? - Join the gang of the 51st Highland Division as they travel to France during WW2 and fight at St. Valery.

Live Lesson 3 - What's inside our VJ Day Discovery Box? We bring the war in the Far East during WW2 to life through a handful of objects.

CURRICULUM AREA

Literacy, Numeracy and mathematics, Health and wellbeing, Expressive Arts, Languages, RMPS, Sciences, Social Subjects, STEM, Sustainability, Technologies

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Early, First, Second, Third & Fourth Level.

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First World War, Second World War, Veterans, Remembrance, Fundraising, Poppy, Conflict, Assembly, VE Day, VJ Day, Military Medics, Nurses, Doctors, Women in Medicine, Lady Haig, War Poetry

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VE Day 75th Anniversary Souvenir Assembly Pack Booklet (Digital copy)

Take a look at our wonderfully inspiring, highly informative, fun activities and learning resources designed to commemorate and celebrate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day (Victory in Europe Day).

These resources are designed to be Smart Board friendly and a Gaelic version of the learner activities are included.

CURRICULUM AREA

Literacy, Numeracy and mathematics, Health and wellbeing, Expressive Arts, Languages, RMPS, Sciences, Social Subjects, STEM, Sustainability, Technologies

SUITABLE FOR LEVELS

First, Second &Third Level.

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First World War, Second World War, Veterans, Remembrance, Fundraising, Poppy, Conflict, Assembly, VE Day, VJ Day, Military Medics, Nurses, Doctors, Women in Medicine, Lady Haig, War Poetry

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