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Letters from the trenches

In this lesson, the students carry out an interactive interview with the grandson of a First World War soldier and study online resources to understand his story.

Resources available

Audio interview with the grandson of Percy Whitehouse (this resource is online only)
Photos of Menin gate
Photo of Ethel and the children
Photo of Ethel in Newport Street
List of websites about Percy Whitehouse and World War One

You can preview resources in the Resources section. To download high-resolution copies, see below.

Learning intention
  • To use and investigate a series of online sources
  • To ask and answer questions, using evidence from a range of online sources
  • Downloads
    Lesson plan 2: Letters from the trenches
    Click to download (PDF)


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