A short blog about teaching Remembrance Day in primary schools, with teaching ideas and useful links
Scarymiss has been sweating over (and, possibly, in) a hot cauldron creating alchemy and a set of seven downloadable lesson plans, resources and classroom work ideas for busy primary school teachers.
With a strength I’ve never had before,
I push my way out of death…and cry,
Face to the sky, seeing the stars
Water heaven with their tears
And wash the dirt from my hands.
I am free.
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I love Spring Term. There are many reasons for this. One is that it is the shortest. But there is so much to love about this term. It is the term of the unexpected. The moveable feast that is Easter…