World War 2 Homework
Choose one of these activities to do each week. The activities range from 1 to 5, 1 being the easiest and 5 being trickier! If you can, try to choose a different subject and level
each week. Our expectation is that two tasks are completed each week.
1 2 3 4 5
Research the name ‘Sir
Write an article about how Barnes Wallis’ (a famous
Mind map what life was like Write a poem to express Research and ‘story board’ propaganda posters inventor). Write a letter
English during World War 2. experiences of the Blitz the life or Anne Frank. affected people’s attitudes from Barnes Wallis to
and behaviour. Squadron 617 thanking
them for their bravery.
Use a webcam or video
Identify world leaders in Thinking about World War recorder to record your
What is Morse code and Crack this code…
charge during World War 2. 2. Identify continents and own message to the class
History/ Geography how was it used to Vtss rgft, fgv ektqzt
This could be linked to the countries of both sides on a using Morse code – we will
communicate? ngxk gvf egrt!
‘map’ task opposite. world map. then try to crack the code
Complete research on Create the dish from your Create a ‘How to survive
Design your own ‘wartime Use the internet program
rationing, specifically, how recipe opposite. Either World War 2’ brochure.
recipe’ thinking about the ‘Wordle’ to create your own
ICT/ DT it affected the diet of the
foods commonly available
bring it in to share or take
word cloud that reflects
Include pages on shelters,
nation – you’ll need this for lots of photos of the gas masks, evacuation and
during the war. Word War 2
the next task! process. managing rations.
Conduct a test on your
Investigate the use of Can you name a selection of
Why was Science so Design and build a model of Anderson shelter to
some materials and their famous inventors around
important in World War 2? an Anderson shelter. determine its strength. It
properties used in World the time of World War 2?
Science Use a spider diagram to
War 2. (E.g. nylon for Explain what they invented
Consider the materials you could be a test to
collect your ideas and will use and the shape your destruction! You could film
parachutes) Choose how you and why it may have been
illustrate. shelter will take. the results to allow for
would like to present this. important.
comparison in class.
You’ll need a beach for this one…! Use photographs of World Use Pasta and PVA glue to
Plan and create an emotive
Create a huge piece of world war 2 ‘sand art’ and War 2 as a stimulus to create a 2D model of a
piece of art work to
Art photograph it for the class display. sketch your own aircraft. Sherman Tank or a German
portray feelings about
If we get enough we will hold a mini competition with a Lancaster bomber, U-boat. Bring it in to show
World War 2.
star prize! Spitfire… the list is huge! off!
Using the internet, find
What is a battlefield If you were evacuated from Can you and a friend think of a way in which you could
songs that helped to boost
Chaplain? home, what special object raise money for ‘Help the Heroes’ presenting your ideas in
RE moral during the war. Bring
What was the importance would you take with you and an interesting way and perhaps you could try it out. Eg,
in your favourite to share
of their role? why. Draw and annotate. sponsored silence, charity walk
with the class.
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