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Tower of London on Armistice Day | 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' installation of 888,246 red ceramic poppies to commemorate the centenary of World War 1. The final poppy was planted on Armistice Day. The Weeping Window, England | by Elaine Williams #london www.littlemissscrabbled.co.uk

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from Malcolm Guite

Silence; a sonnet for Remembrance Day

"November pierces with its bleak remembrance Of all the bitterness and waste of war. Our silence tries but fails to make a semblance Of that lost peace they thought worth fighting for...." - opening lines of "Silence" by Malcolm Guite

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Armistice Day; International; November 11; Anniversary of the Nov. 11, 1918, signing at 11:00 A.M. of the armistice between the Allied and the Central powers that ended World War I. Observed as Armistice Day, Remembrance Day, or Veterans’ Day in many countries. Honors each country’s war dead, especially in 20th-century wars.

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from Teachers Pay Teachers

In Flanders Fields {A World War I Poetry Analysis}

John McCrae wrote "In Flanders Fields" in 1915 after the Second Battle of Ypres during World War 1. Students will learn about the poem and the author and then analyze the poem. This analysis ties in perfectly to a World War I lesson, a Remembrance Day lesson, or a Veterans Day lesson. This 10 page resource is great for your 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th grade classroom or homeschool students. Middle School & High School Approved! $

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