Learning objects Site study – Ypres Salient

TLF ID M025060

This resource is a digital site study of the Ypres Salient, using videos made with modern footage of Ypres and contemporary footage and images from the First World War. Each video has before, after and extension activities designed to meet the Stage 5 History: Core Study – Depth Study 3 outcomes around the scope and nature of warfare, significance of the war to Australia, and commemorations and the nature of the Anzac legend.




Educational details

Educational value
  • Site studies are an important part of historical inquiry. Historians look at places to understand how that place represents periods of time, or change over time. Often after significant events, governments will choose to preserve places or structures to commemorate that event.
  • The area of Ypres in Belgium is a rich site for historical study. It played an important role in the Western Front of World War I and is full of locations and remnants that provide historians with information about the war.
Year level

9; 10

Learning area
  • History
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: State of NSW\, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW\, Department of Education
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © State of New South Wales, Department of Education.