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Thursday, May 21

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Sunday, December 8

  1. page WW1 PHRASES edited ... Comments A-1 British, On top form. British. By 1916 the British War Office had created a…
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    A-1
    British, On top form.British.
    By 1916 the British War Office had created an ABC system of classification for the Department of Recruiting. Each category was then graded in a scale of 1 to 3. A-1 men were fit for general service overseas.
    Ace
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Saturday, December 15

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    the Germans. All of which are derogatory terms as they would have despised of them.
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    A-1
    British, On top form.
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    service overseas.
    Ace
    An outstanding pilot, as well as an excellent performer in any field.
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    enemy planes.
    Ack-Ack
    Anti-aircraft fire
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    Balloon goes up
    The beginning of just about any enterprise.
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    begin firing.
    Barrage
    An excessive number or quantity.
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    seemed excessive.
    Big Bertha
    Huge Krupp 42cm siege guns used to attack the Belgian forts at Liege in the opening of the war; generally applied to large German artillery pieces.
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    Originated in the American Air Service, conk being the last sound a reciprocating engine makes before it ceases operating.
    Cootie
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    body louse.
    Brought by British Army from Malaya.
    Crummy
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    Draftee
    Conscript soldier.
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    [career] soldiers.
    Duckboard
    A board laid down as a track or floor over wet or muddy ground.
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    Subterranean passage made to extend under an enemy’s works or position for the purpose of securing access or depositing explosives for blowing up a military position.
    Used in earlier warfare such as at Petersburg, Virginia in the American Civil War, mines were frequently used on both the Western and Italian Fronts of the Great War.
    Napoo
    Done, used up; later to kill.
    The origin is in the French phrase "il n'y en a plus" meaning "There is (are) no more....."
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    Short for Regimental Foul-Up.
    Shell Shock
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    close quarters.
    Early description of Battle Fatigue and Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome.
    Tin Hat
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Friday, December 14

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    Information and sources for each of the themes can be found on the pages of this site.
    1. Source Evaluation
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    source evaluation.
    Write a pragraph about each source using the sentence starters below.
    You should aim to coverdo this for 2-3 sources. The
    The
    sources can
    If you are aiming for Level 3/4:
    All you need to say is what a source (L3) or a numbe rof sources (L4) have told you about what the war was like.
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Thursday, December 13

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    Letchworth Historical Fiction Story Instructions
    Your assessment consist of two parts: a source evaluation (1 page) and a piece of historical creative writing (2 sides minimum).
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    achieve your target[[#|target]] level in
    {historical fiction assessment chart.pptx}
    The instructions[[#|instructions]] on how
    You will have a choice of four themes for your assessment:
    1) The story of a conscientious objector
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    Information and sources for each of the themes can be found on the pages of this site.
    1. Source Evaluation
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    about a volunteer[[#|volunteer]] soldier only
    If you are aiming for Level 3/4:
    All you need to say is what a source (L3) or a numbe rof sources (L4) have told you about what the war was like.
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    2. Creative Writing Piece
    You will be marked on:
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    authentic period details[[#|details]]
    - Use of authentic period language
    - Use of literary techniques
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Tuesday, December 11

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    The site is currently being used for the Year 9 historical fiction project, but if you have any interetsing World War 1 family stories you would like to keep alive add them to the site through the discussion page or talk to one of the history teachers.
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    Click on the banner below to return to the main History Homepage
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Monday, December 10

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    Information and sources for each of the themes can be found on the pages of this site.
    1. Source Evaluation
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    page. What goes into thisyou need to do in the evaluation depends on
    If you are aiming for Level 3/4:
    All you need to say is what a source (L3) or a numbe rof sources (L4) have told you about what the war was like.
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    1) The story of a conscientious objector
    2) The story of a Belgian refugee
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    of a voluneteer soldier from
    4) The Zeppelin raid on Letchworth
    Information and sources for each of the themes can be found on the pages of this site.
    1. Source Evaluation
    Before writing youyryour story you
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    show you ahvehave done this you must proevideprovide a source evaluation. You should aim to cover 2-3 sources. The sources can be found on the site pages and are numbered (except for the Zeppelin raid page). Only use sources for your theme i.e. if you are writing about a volunteer soldier only use sources from the 'Volunteers' page. What goes into thsithis depends on
    If you are aiming for Level 3/4:
    All you need to say is what a source (L3) or a numbe rof sources (L4) have told you about what the war was like.
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    VOLUNTEERS - THE MEN WHO JOINED THE WAR
    During the First World War hundreds of men from Letchworth and the surrounding area served in the British armed forces. Many of them volunteered to fight in the army in France and Belgium. The majority of men served in the Hertfordshire regiment. They were nicknamed 'The Terriers' and took part in some of the toughest battles during the war.
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    everyone from local butchers to
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    of the local book binding
    Below you can see pictures of the Letchworth soldiers and their families before they left for war.
    {FGCHM_95.23.jpg} Soldiers and their families at Letchworth Garden City Train Station leaving for the Front, c.1915
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