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The Children’s War

Childrens war cover.
School Journal L4 June 2014.

by Jock Phillips

After a general introduction and overview of the First World War, the article describes how the New Zealand government used a variety
of methods to encourage children to support the war effort. One method was to use the School Journal to give children positive stories
(avoiding the harsher realities) and articles about exemplary “Empire heroes”. 

Series: School Journal Level 4 June 2014

Learning area: Social Sciences

Curriculum level: 4

Reading year level: 8

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: First World War, children, Passchendaele, flag, patriotism, school, memorials, New Zealand

In: School Journal Level 4 June 2014

Publication date: June 2014

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