Why We Remember Them
• What is Remembrance
Day?
Why We Remember Them
• Remembrance Day is a
special day in November.
• People wear a special
symbol called a poppy.
• On R...
Why We Remember Them
• One way to find out about
people who died in wars is
to visit the war memorial.
• There are names
i...
The First World War
• The First World War began in 1914
• Millions of men joined the army and went to fight in the war
• T...
The First World War
• Many Soldiers did not sleep for days at a time.
• They were tired, hungry and lonely
Women who Helped
• Many nurses went
to the battlefields to
care for the soldiers
who were injured.
• Many soldiers and
nur...
The End of the First War
• War ended at 11 0’ clock in the morning on 11th
November 1918
• Later on, people held street pa...
Why do We wear Poppies
on Remembrance Day?
• The paper poppies we wear on Remembrance day are
like the real poppies that g...
Why We Remember Them
• After the battle of Somme in the First World War
Soldiers returned to see the trenches covered in b...
Why We Remember Them
• Do you know if someone from your family was a child in the
Second World War?
• Your Great Grandpare...
Why We Remember Them Today
• On Remembrance Day people go to a ceremony at
their war memorial.
• If you are members of the...
Two Minutes Silence
To Remember
• At 11 0’ clock on the 11th
day of the 11th
month people
stay silent for two minutes to r...
Why you Should Wear your
Poppy with Pride
• Now you have found out about
Remembrance Day
• You know how important the symb...
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Remembrance day[1]

  1. 1. Why We Remember Them • What is Remembrance Day?
  2. 2. Why We Remember Them • Remembrance Day is a special day in November. • People wear a special symbol called a poppy. • On Remembrance Day we remember people who have suffered and died in wars
  3. 3. Why We Remember Them • One way to find out about people who died in wars is to visit the war memorial. • There are names inscribed on the memorial of all the people who died in the World Wars from our area.
  4. 4. The First World War • The First World War began in 1914 • Millions of men joined the army and went to fight in the war • The conditions were terrible
  5. 5. The First World War • Many Soldiers did not sleep for days at a time. • They were tired, hungry and lonely
  6. 6. Women who Helped • Many nurses went to the battlefields to care for the soldiers who were injured. • Many soldiers and nurses were killed in the war.
  7. 7. The End of the First War • War ended at 11 0’ clock in the morning on 11th November 1918 • Later on, people held street parties to celebrate the end of the conflict
  8. 8. Why do We wear Poppies on Remembrance Day? • The paper poppies we wear on Remembrance day are like the real poppies that grew in the battlefields of the First World War • Real poppies are a beautiful bright red – but they soon die
  9. 9. Why We Remember Them • After the battle of Somme in the First World War Soldiers returned to see the trenches covered in bright red poppies • This is why the red poppy became the symbol to remind of those who have gone
  10. 10. Why We Remember Them • Do you know if someone from your family was a child in the Second World War? • Your Great Grandparents may have been evacuated to safer places. Many children from the cities were sent to the countryside for their protection. • How do you think they felt, leaving their home & family behind.
  11. 11. Why We Remember Them Today • On Remembrance Day people go to a ceremony at their war memorial. • If you are members of the Badgers, Brownies or Cubs you may attend the memorial service. • The Queen lays a poppy wreath at the London Cenotaph. She is joined by other members of the
  12. 12. Two Minutes Silence To Remember • At 11 0’ clock on the 11th day of the 11th month people stay silent for two minutes to remember.
  13. 13. Why you Should Wear your Poppy with Pride • Now you have found out about Remembrance Day • You know how important the symbol of the poppy is • Wear your poppy with pride!

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