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Events In History

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Today in History

  • Today in History

    This feature of The Classroom provides students and teachers with quick and daily access to stories relating to New Zealand history from the big themes to the quirky and unusual.

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  • Page 1 - Today in HistoryThis feature of The Classroom provides students and teachers with quick and daily access to stories relating to New Zealand history from the big themes to the quirky and

Finding and evaluating information: LEGIT

Historical significance: Tales of significance

Kiwi of the Week

  • Kiwi of the Week

    This feature of The Classroom provides students and teachers with quick and daily access to stories relating to New Zealand history from the big themes to the quirky and unusual.

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  • Page 1 - Kiwi of the WeekThis feature of The Classroom provides students and teachers with quick and daily access to stories relating to New Zealand history from the big themes to the quirky and

Communicating information: paragraph writing

Communicating information: writing focus questions

Analysing values, perspectives and decisions: view, values, and actions

Change and continuity: Analysis

Historical empathy

Cause and consequence: Analysis

Schools and the First World War

  • Schools and the First World War

    Schools and children were quickly called into action at the outset of the First World War in 1914. Developing patriotic, fit and healthy citizens was seen as important to the survival of the country and the Empire. Hundreds of teachers joined the NZEF, including many from sole-teacher schools. Almost 200 never returned.

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  • Page 7 - Teachers who servedWhether as school cadet officers or supporters of saluting the flag, teachers did much to set the moral tone of New Zealand schools before and during the war. Many hundreds were

Cause and consequence: Quote bank

Biographies

  • Alley, Rewi

    In December 1926 Rewi Alley left New Zealand ‘to go and have a look at the Chinese revolution’. Alley stayed in China for 60 years, becoming one of its best-known and best-loved foreigners.

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