Scouts get to research local WW1 soldiers and place them in context of major WW1 events
Paper and pens to print off/write names of major events and local soldiers. Poles to set out WW1 events chronologically on scout hut floor. Scissors.
â€¢Print list of key events and cut along dotted lines.
â€¢Lay out six pioneering/tent poles with 2-3â€™ separation between each on the floor of the scout hut to represent each 12 month period of 1914, 1915, 1916 etc.
â€¢Place the events in chronological order between the poles.
â€¢Have the scouts write the names of local soldiers from the Roll of Honour identified on the local WW1 Memorial on slips of paper with the date of death.
â€¢Place the soldiersâ€™ names alongside the chronological list of events
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