Homework Week 6- Remembrance Day

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As the First World War was formally declared over at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, we traditionally hold a minute of silence throughout the Commonwealth on 11th November every year.

Read the poem below and answer the questions (you may need to do a little research).

In Flanders Fields

The poem “In Flanders Fields” by Dr John McCrae, written in 1915, is the reason that we use poppies to remember those that have died in wars.

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1. What/who are we remembering on Remembrance Day?

2. What does the poem make you think, feel and wonder?

3. Identify at least two tier 2 words and find their meanings.

4. Why Do we wear poppies on Remembrance Day?

5.Write your own arcostic poem using the word REMEMBER, there may be a yummy prize for the best one from each grade. (This could be used as a…

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  1. On remembrance day we are remembering the soldiers that died for us in war.

    The poem makes me think that Flanders fields would not be a very nice place to visit if there was a war there. it makes me feel sorry for the families that lost loved ones. it makes me wonder how someone could write a poem if they are dead.

    Teir 2 words: larks, meaning: a small ground-dwelling songbird with elongated hind claws and a song that is delivered on the wing, typically crested and with brown streaky plumage.
    ye, meaning: the.

    On remembrance day we wear poppies to remember the soldiers who died for us because they died on the poppies fields.

    Rodrick
    Eats
    Mints
    Every
    Minute
    Because
    Everyone
    Reeks

  2. 1. What/who are we remembering on Remembrance Day?
    We a remembering those who died for use i the the war.

    2. What does the poem make you think, feel and wonder?

    3. Identify at least two tier 2 words and find their meanings.

    4. Why Do we wear poppies on Remembrance Day?
    See we can show respected to the people who died in the war for use.

    5.Write your own arcostic poem using the word REMEMBER, there may be a yummy prize for the best one from each grade. (This could be used as a…

    Remember
    Everyone

    Must
    Else’s
    May
    Be
    Even
    Ringht

  3. 1. What/who are we remembering on Remembrance Day? We are remembering the sad family’s who lost there brave family members who were in the war/army. We are remembering those brave terrific soldiers who thought and fight for us to protect us.

    2. What does the poem make you think, feel and wonder? It makes me feel, sad when they mention Flanders field because I can Imagine, all those soldiers getting ready to fight for is and standing up on those fields.

    3. Identify at least two tier 2 words and find their meanings. Larks- something you do for fun or excitement.

    4. Why Do we wear poppies on Remembrance Day? We’ll on Flanders field the field that the strong amazing soldiers were fighting on, people say from how much blood there was it stained the beautiful flowers and a couple of weeks/days/months?? after the field was filled with amazing sparkly bright red, and people decided to call them poppies.

    5.Write your own arcostic poem using the word REMEMBER, there may be a yummy prize for the best one from each grade. (This could be used as a…

    R-emember the 11th of November
    E- nd all those sad, disgraceful wars
    M- arching down the Flanders fields to fight for us and to protect us
    E- nd of the word wars
    M- ake us very proud
    B- ut even know it’s over, we are sad for the brave ones we lost
    R- iffles in those peoples hands who protect us
    A- rmy people deserve to live
    N- ot today or not tomorrow we will never forget them, lest we forget
    C- ome and buy the beautiful bright red poppies to respect the ones who thought for us
    E- very time on the 11th of November at 11:00 we have a 1 minute of silence to remember those people who thought and fight for us

  4. 1. What/who are we remembering on Remembrance Day?

    In 1997, Governor-General Sir William Deane issued a proclamation formally declaring 11 November to be Remembrance Day, urging all Australians to observe one minute’s silence at 11 am on 11 November each year to remember those who died or suffered for Australia’s cause in all wars and armed conflicts.

    2. What does the poem make you think, feel and wonder?

    The poem makes me feel upset because I think of all soldiers that are laying down in the fields saying good by to their life.

    3. Identify at least two tier 2 words and find their meanings.

    Quarrel:An angry argument or disagreement.
    Amid:Surrounded by/ in the middle of.

    4. Why Do we wear poppies on Remembrance Day?

    The poppy became a popular symbol for soldiers who died in battle. In 1918, Moira Michael, an American, wrote a poem in reply, ‘We shall keep the faith’, in which she promised to wear a poppy ‘in honour of our dead’. This began the tradition of wearing a poppy in remembrance.

    5.Write your own arcostic poem using the word REMEMBER, there may be a yummy prize for the best one from each grade.

    Remembered by many

    Everybody hurting deeply

    Many crying faces

    Embracing people around the world

    Memories and stories shared by all

    Buried in Flanders Fields

    Elevated up to heaven

    Rewarded with everlasting life.

  5. 1. What/who are we remembering on Remembrance Day?
    We are remembering the ones who lost their lives for us and fought for our country not only that but also the family’s od those who we have lost, the grief they must be feeling nut also how proud they would be a part of that persons family.
    2. What does the poem make you think, feel and wonder?
    I feel like the person telling the poem are the ones who lost their lives for our country and how brave the men/women were to serve for our country, also what it means by “The torch; be yours to hold it high.”
    3. Identify at least two tier 2 words and find their meanings.
    1. amid – In the middle of something
    2. Quarrel – a disagreement marked by a break in friendship
    4. Why do we wear poppies on Remembrance Day?
    The poppy became a popular symbol for soldiers who died in battle. In 1918, Moira Michael, , wrote a poem in reply, ‘We shall keep the faith’, in which she promised to wear a poppy ‘in honour of our dead’. This began the tradition of wearing a poppy in remembrance of the soldiers who died
    5. Write your own acrostic poem using the word REMEMBER, there may be a yummy prize for the best one from each grade. (This could be used as a writing piece for your writer’s gift!)
    Remember
    Even the dead
    Men and women
    Everyone that fought for our country
    Memories of the family’s
    Brave soldiers
    Every feeling and thought keep until
    Remembrance day

  6. The people who died in the war for us and every one.

    The person who wrote this poem was in the war and he died so this is sad I wonder how he wrote this before he died.

    The poppies grew on the Flanders field and that’s were the soldiers died so the blod that was on the field made the poppies red so I think why we wear that because of respect and remembering we’re the poppies grew red.

    Men and women respect crying faces remembers day every feeling and thought come true

  7. 1. What/who are we remembering on Remembrance Day?
    we are remembering the people who died in flinders filled and the people who survived.

    2. What does the poem make you think, feel and wonder?
    the poem mad me think, why did the army people have to die. I feel sad because people of our country have died and they wanted to save our country. I wonder what started the naughty war?

    3. Identify at least two tier 2 words and find their meanings.
    Take up our quarrel with the foe:
    quarrel: a fight or a dispute.
    Foe: it is the enemy.

    4. Why Do we wear poppies on Remembrance Day?
    so we can remember the people who have died during the war and so we are respectful to the people who have died.

    5.Write your own acrostic poem using the word REMEMBER, there may be a yummy prize for the best one from each grade. (This could be used as a…

    Remembrance day
    Each year
    Makes me
    Excited but sad
    Mostly every year
    Because
    Every soldier had a family they loved
    Remembrance.

  8. We remember the solders what fought for us.
    It makes me feel sad for all the shoulders fighting in the war I think that there wouldn’t be war if we got along.

    Lark means that freeing fool around and have a laugh.

    Quarrel means people try to heart each other.

  9. 1. What/who are we remembering on Remembrance Day?
    We are remembering the people that died in the war and that they wanted use to have a lovely life.

    2. What does the poem make you think, feel and wonder?
    The poem makes me devastated that they died for use because lots of them died for use.

    3. Identify at least two tier 2 words and find their meanings.
    Lark and quarrel means angry argument or disagreement.
    Lark means a small ground-dwelling songbird with elongated hind claws and a song that is delivered on the wing, typically crested and with brown streaky plumage.

    4. Why Do we wear poppies on Remembrance Day?
    We ware poppies because there was a war which was called Flanders field and after that war there was poppies.

    5.Write your own arcostic poem using the word REMEMBER, there may be a yummy prize for the best one from each grade. (This could be used as a…
    The birds sing the men fall and we will remember them to save owe lovely soles.

  10. 1. What/who are we remembering on Remembrance Day?
    On Remembrance Day we are remembering the solders that have died trying to protect Australia.

    2. What does the poem make you think, feel and wonder?
    I think the people who went in the war must of been very brave.
    I feel sorry for the people that died for our country. I wonder why the people would
    Volunteer to go in the war.

    3. Identify at least two tier 2 words and find their meanings.
    Acrostic a number of lines writen such as a poem.
    4. Why Do we wear poppies on Remembrance Day?
    In the battle field the flower were red because there was that muh blood from the solider that it stained the flowers.

    5.Write your own arcostic poem using the word REMEMBER, there may be a yummy prize for the best one from each grade. (This could be used as a…
    RUSH
    EXCITEDLY
    MONEY
    EUM
    MONEY
    BANK
    REMEMBERANCE DAY

  11. 1. What/who are we remembering on Remembrance Day?
    They are the solders that fight in wold war 1 and wold war 2 and the people that never came back home.

    2. What does the poem make you think, feel and wonder?
    It makes me feel sad that all the solders that lie in the ground and that the poppies lie over them

    3. Identify at least two tier 2 words and find their meanings.
    Take up our quarrel with the foe:
    Foe it is a enemy:
    Quarrel a fight or a dispute:

    4. Why Do we wear poppies on Remembrance Day?
    Because they are the flowers that grow on the solders on Flanders fields that got shoot.

    5.Write your own arcostic poem using the word REMEMBER, there may be a yummy prize for the best one from each grade.

    Remembrance Day
    Each year
    Makes me sad
    Each we stand in minuet Silenus
    Men and women that fight
    Because
    Each and one love to live in Australia
    Remember them with Honer

  12. 1.On Remembrance Day we are remembering the soldiers who died in the war and who risked there lives for us.

    2. the pome makes me wonder who wrote this pome and did they have some one die in the war or where they in war. It makes me feel happy because some one is actually careening about the people who died in the war.

  13. 😃😃1. What/who are we remembering on Remembrance Day?
    The solder that have falling in war.

    2. What does the poem make you think, feel and wonder?
    It my me feel very sad and the poem makes me think it they really loved Australia and it makes my wonder that why did they do it?

    3. Identify at least two tier 2 words and find their meanings.

    4. Why Do we wear poppies on Remembrance Day?
    When they had war and the blade of the solder that has falling blade has stand the flaows.😃😃😃😃😃😃😃

  14. What/who are we remembering on Remembrance Day?

    On the first Tuesday of November, most people have a minute silence, remembering the soldiers that fought at Gallipoli and other places. It is not just for the soldiers who fought for Australia, it is also to help raise money for the families whose sons or fathers they have lost.

    What does the poem make you think, feel and wonder?

    The poem makes me think, why do we need a poem for remember range day when we can just remember the soldiers and the broken down families in our heads. This poem makes me feel so sad because the poor soldiers can not now live their lives and they have left so much family behind. This poem makes me wonder if it makes people want to stand up straight in the army or stay behind and let all those do the work.

    Identify at least two tier 2 words and find their meanings.

    Foe: A foe is an opponent or enemy.

    Faith: Faith means complete trust or confidence in someone or something.

    Why Do we wear poppies on Remembrance Day?

    We wear poppies on remember acne day because after the soldiers died on Flanders field, poppies grew later on there. We wear poppies because it is showing that we care for the families that have lost fathers or sons in the war.

    Write your own arcostic poem using the word REMEMBER, there may be a yummy prize for the best one from each grade.

    R-age and sadness.

    E-nd of World War.

    M-others wishing for their children and partners.

    E-ndless crying and missing those who fought.

    M-outhfull of words that prove they remember.

    B-rave soldiers who chose to save us.

    E-xcrutiating pain and agony.

    R-racing hearts after they heard the news.

  15. On Remembrance Day, we remember the soldiers who died for us in the war. We also remember the families who have suffered loss.

    Feel- it makes me feel upset because I get remembered of the brave and innocent people who died for their own country.
    Think- it makes me think of how good some people are for remembering the people in war.
    Wonder- how did the poppies turn red just from blood?

    Amid- meaning all around or surrounding.
    Quarrel- meaning an angry argument or disagreement.

    People generally wear poppies on Remembrance Day to show other people that we care and will remember the people in the war.

    Remembrance Day
    Everyone remembers
    Memories
    Every year
    Minute silence
    Buy poppies to raise funds
    Even older people
    Right on the 11th hour of the 11th month and day.

  16. 1. What/who are we remembering on Remembrance Day?

    2. What does the poem make you think, feel and wonder?
    That it tells you what remembrance and how the Poppy’s blow across the fields. It makes me feel like it’s the truth and it makes me believe ore about it and it tells you what Remembrance Day mean.

    3. Identify at least two tier 2 words and find their meanings.
    Lucks- a small ground-dwelling songbird with elongated hind claws and a song that is delivered on the wing, typically crested and with brown streaky plumage.
    used in names of birds of other families that are similar to the lark, e.g. meadowlark.

    Foe- a person who habitually gets up early and feels energetic early in the day.

    4. Why Do we wear poppies on Remembrance Day?
    To remember all the people who die though the war and the people who just made it out of the war. To remember when Remembrance Day is on. Remembrance Day is on the 11/11/2014.

    5.Write your own arcostic poem using the word REMEMBER, there may be a yummy prize for the best one from each grade. (This could be used as a…

    Reckless

    Enthusiastic

    Mad

    Excited

    Magic

    Beautiful

    Enrage

    Ring

  17. 1. What/who are we remembering on Remembrance Day?
    On Tuesday, November 11every year at 11:00am we have a minute silence where we take the chance to remember the soldiers who fought for our freedom.

    2. What does the poem make you think, feel and wonder?
    The poem makes me think that when the soldiers were fighting in Flanders Fields it was not a great place to be fighting in. The poem also makes me wonder why did the author of the poem write it from a dead persons perspective.

    3. Identify at least two tier 2 words and find their meanings.
    Larks: A source of or quest for amusement or adventure. Sentence with larks. Thought life was a lark.

    Quarrel means: to have an angry argument or disagreement.
    stop quarrelling with your sister

    4. Why Do we wear poppies on Remembrance Day?
    The reason why we wear poppies on Remembrance Day because it shows where the soldiers were killed and now they are resting in peace.

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