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 starter activity This was arguably the most successful recruitment poster of the War. It shows Earl Kitchener, the man responsible for getting men to.

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1  starter activity This was arguably the most successful recruitment poster of the War. It shows Earl Kitchener, the man responsible for getting men to join the army. It uses a clever visual trick. Can you guess what it is?

2 Why did people ‘join up’?

3 Patriotism Britain joined the War on 4 August 1914 Britain joined the War on 4 August 1914 People encouraged to ‘do your bit for King & country’ People encouraged to ‘do your bit for King & country’ ‘King’s shilling’ ‘King’s shilling’ Pals brigades (including villages, football teams, orchestras, old school friends) Pals brigades (including villages, football teams, orchestras, old school friends) Over by Christmas Over by Christmas By December 1914, 1 million men had enlisted By December 1914, 1 million men had enlisted What is the artist of who made this poster trying to say?

4 Propaganda Leaflets & posters Leaflets & posters Women were told to encourage sons, husbands & boyfriends to enlist Women were told to encourage sons, husbands & boyfriends to enlist By January 1916, 2.6 million men had enlisted By January 1916, 2.6 million men had enlisted What do you think the man in the poster is thinking?

5 Conscription Casualties increased Casualties increased News returned to Britain of horrors of trenches News returned to Britain of horrors of trenches Conscription introduced for all men between ages of 18 and 41 Conscription introduced for all men between ages of 18 and 41 Conscientious objectors (conshies) given white feathers Conscientious objectors (conshies) given white feathers By million extra men had been enlisted By million extra men had been enlisted Why did millions of men feel ‘obliged’ to fight in the War?

6  Your task You will each be given a popular WWI recruitment poster. Stick it to a sheet of paper and draw 3 three circles around each picture. In each successive circle write the following questions: You will each be given a popular WWI recruitment poster. Stick it to a sheet of paper and draw 3 three circles around each picture. In each successive circle write the following questions: What does it show? What does it show? What can I infer? What can I infer? How effective was this poster in encouraging men to enlist? How effective was this poster in encouraging men to enlist?

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15  Your task Design your own recruitment poster. Use the posters on this PowerPoint as inspiration.


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