In Flanders Fields KS2 Resources: Poem, PPT and activities

In Flanders Fields is a moving poem which is often associated with Remembrance and Memorial Day, It was written by John McCrae, a Canadian physician and a poet, who served as a soldier during World War 1.  He wrote his poem after noticing how quickly poppies grew around the makeshift graves of the fallen soldiers.  Because of his poem, the poppy soon became known as the flower of remembrance: a symbol to remember soldiers who have died. This resource contains a PPT with the poem, supporting visual images and activities which will help pupils think more deeply about those who lost their lives in war. The PPT is also accompanied by differentiated worksheets and a copy of the poem. Press here to access resource details.

Posted by Karen Moncrieffe