This performance celebrated Britain's maritime heritage and geographical "isles" status. The characters Ratty, Mole and Toad from The Wind in the Willows were briefly seen, as was a ' Monty Python hand' pointing towards London on umbrellas, and an InterCity train passing the Olympic rings as crop circles in a field.
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Other pages to visit on this site are: Poems of the First World War: Tracing the names on a war memorial: Useful web sites The Accrington Pals: CLEO Cumbria Lancashire Education Online has an excellent unit on the Accrington Pals in its Key Stage 3 History section - although aimed at the age range it has much relevant material, including sound files of interviews with surviving Pals describing their own experiences.
Hear the old soldier recall how, as a young lad, he spent a night amongst the dead and terrified the stretcher bearers in the morning! Mike Harding wrote a song about the Pals for his album Bomber's Moon: Converse First World War activities: Very good for students to explore.
The complete text of the collection of wartime poetry The Muse in Arms'a collection of war poems, for the most part written in the field of action, by seamen, soldiers, and flying men who are serving, or have served, in the Great War,' ranges from Brooke and Sassoon to many now forgotten. Oxford University First World War sitean excellent resource newly overhauled and expanded, has seminars on First World War poetry, including access to Owen's manuscripts, contemporary photographs, etc.
Lost Poets of the Great War by Harry Rusche of Emory University, Atlanta Steve Brown - a teacher's own site, with useful extracts and links though some materials seemed to be missing when last visited.
English Online has useful links from the free samples of the Wilfred Owen unit: National Archives First World War site: World War I - Trenches on the Web: This teaching resource from East Riding of Yorkshire Council created mainly by Andrew Moore has materials for Key Stage 3 but the documents should provide plenty of ideas for more advanced work too.
Carols, pudding and football: The Guardian article includes the unknown soldier's letter to his mother. Valuable background material, including notes on changing attitudes toward the conduct of the War.
Max Hastings in The Guardian, 1 July Shrapnel still glints in the clay and skeletal remains go on being unearthed. On the 90th anniversary of the battle of the Somme, Mark Bostridge revisits the personal stories of troops on the front line - The Guardian, 1 July Twenty thousand reasons to remember: Tim Gardham looks at three books which examine the unprecedented carnage and the memorials raised to the men who fell that day - The Observer, 2 July Philip Dodd and guests mark the anniversary of the most costly land battle in British history, the Battle of the Somme.
There are songs and reports from some of the battle sites. BBC Radio 3, 30 June - listen online for a limited period. British Poetry from two World Wars is well worth investigating. The Headstrong website also has some useful links Books.Rowan University is a leader in academics. Rowan University.
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