Letters from the Trenches: Key Stage 3

This module offers KS3 students a personal, poignant insight into life in the trenches of World War One.  Two letters from a Brighton soldier candidly describe the mud, rain, rations, and shells; a couple of months later, his widow received two letters of condolence describing his death.

In a follow-up session, students carry out an interactive audio interview with the soldier's grandson, and look at photos and online documents in order to piece together the story of Private Percy Herbert Whitehouse.

Category link: Lesson plans: Letters from the Trenches
Lesson plans: Letters from the Trenches
Module 2: Letter in the Attic education pack
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Resources: Letters from the Trenches
Module 2: Letter in the Attic education pack