Go paperless with our Anzac Day Digital Webquest resource and dive deep into this important part of New Zealand and Australia’s collective history. Explore what Anzac Day is, the Gallipoli campaign, Anzac Day and Poppies, and Māori in the First and Second World Wars.
This Google Slides resource includes 15 fascinating topics. Students hunt for information in the web links provided and use this information to complete the engaging activities. Use the resource in full or use one of the four main themes (What is Anzac Day?, the Gallipoli campaign, Anzac Day and Poppies, and Māori in the First and Second World Wars).
Use this resource on Chromebooks, iPads, Android Tablets, and other devices! This resource would also be suitable for Year Five to Eight learners.
In this Anzac Day Digital Webquest resource you will receive:
1. 15 topics including 55 weblinks and interactive activities
- Prior Knowledge
- Who were the ANZAC’s?
- The First World War
- The First Anzac Day
- Women in the First World War
- NZ’s Identity and the First World War
- Why ANZAC’s went to Gallipoli
- The Gallipoli Landings
- Fighting, Casualties, and Evacuations
- Anzac Day and Poppies
- In Flanders Fields
- The First Poppy Day
- Māori in the First World War
- Māori in the Second World War
- Māori War-Time Achievements
2. Over 30 unique Higher Order Thinking Activities based on Blooms Taxonomy and including a range of reading comprehension and writing strategies.
Reading Comprehension and Writing Strategies included:
- Make Connections
- Make Inferences
- Find Specific Details
- Organise Information
- Ask and Answer Questions
- Understand and Use Vocabulary
- Compare and Contrast
- Form an Opinion
- Analyse a point of view
A range of creative challenges are included at the end of the resource to challenge your learners to share what they have learned in an interesting way. These are open-ended and designed to support student agency.
3. Full instructions on how to set up this Google Slides resource, and how to share it with your students.
4. Tips for using Google Slides for teachers AND students
5. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions
Why Go Digital and Paperless?
Many classrooms are now 1:1, BYOD, or improving the access of technological devices to students. This resource uses these devices to engage and enhance learning!
Further benefits include:
- High student engagement and motivation
- Access and share learning from anywhere
- Build a skill base with 21st-century learning tools
- Save on paper and printing!
- Accessible on a range of devices including Chromebooks, iPads, tablets and more!
Aotearoa New Zealand Histories Curriculum Links:
Whakapapa me te whanaungatanga | Culture and identity
- Individuals and communities have responded to international conflicts in a range of ways for a range of reasons.
- How have different groups of people in our community responded to the international conflicts that Aotearoa New Zealand has been involved in? What kinds of jobs were these people doing?