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First World War Mascots

First world war mascots cover.
School Journal L2 June 2014.

by Philippa Werry

Many students will be familiar with the use of mascots by sports teams, but they may be surprised to learn that mascots have also been used in wars. This text describes mascots used by New Zealand soldiers in the First World War. Students may have some awareness of the First World War through Anzac Day commemorations and from events to mark its centenary in 2014. 

Series: School Journal Level 2 June 2014

Learning area: Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 2

Reading year level: 4

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: First World War, dogs, animals, mascots, history, war, soldiers, army

In: School Journal Level 2 June 2014

Publication date: June 2014

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