Letter from the Front Line of the Eastern Front WWII

Letter from the Front Line – Eastern Front WWII

Through the Cunning History Teacher lesson plan on Letter from the Front Line of the Eastern Front during WWII, your students will gain an in-depth understanding of life as a soldier during this era. The activity encourages them to use correct historical terminology to accurately depict events and feelings they are likely to encounter when writing a letter home from the frontline.

Your students can explore what it was like for soldiers living a life of unknown danger, gruelling exhaustion and no simple answers; as well as how they were able to find some sense of camaraderie in these conditions. They can gain a greater appreciation for the challenges faced by those who fought so bravely in defence of their nation’s freedom.

This activity helps your students understand why writing letters home provided much needed solace for those who had to leave behind loved ones – even if the letters never arrived due to censorship measures. By reflecting on some of these wartime stories, feelings of sympathy and admiration can be cultivated within your classroom.

The Cunning History Teacher lesson plan on Letter from the Front Line of the Eastern Front during WWII is a chance for your students to really get into the shoes of those who faced adversity during one of history’s darkest chapters! Through reading real correspondence written by those who experienced it first hand, your students can learn more about our shared human history!

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Description:Student activity includes writing a letter from the frontline of the Eastern Front during WWII whilst using correct historical terminology.
Estimated lessons:1.
AgesAll Ages.
Format PDF.

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