ANZAC Day – Lest We Forget
Response to Text. Highlight or answer each question to the best of your ability, including important information and detail to your answers.
Level One: Skim and Scan
- When did the Gallipoli campaign take place?
- a) 1914-1915
- b) 1915-1916
- c) 1916-1917
- d) 1914-1918
- What was the main goal of the Gallipoli campaign?
- a) To capture Constantinople
- b) To establish a sea route to Russia
- c) To secure valuable territory in the Middle East
- d) To invade Russia
- Who were the primary opponents of the ANZACs at Gallipoli?
- a) The Germans
- b) The Austro-Hungarian Empire
- c) The Ottoman Empire
- d) The British
Level Two: Vocabulary
- ANZAC stands for Australia New Zealand Army Corps; what is a corps?
|A corps is… a Team,Force,Crew,Band.|
- Complete this table
|Word||Definition||Use in Article||Your own sentence|
|Significant||Important||and it has since become a significant symbol of ANZAC Day||People that have died are very significant.|
|Etched||engraved||Turkey are etched in the collective memory of New Zealanders||Some people that were in ANZAC was Etched|
|Inadequate||Lacking||including shortages of supplies, inadequate medical facilities||Some of the ANZAC were lacking to fight because they got hurt.|
|ANZAC||Australia New Zealand Army Corps||ANZAC Day is a day of remembrance.||ANZAC is the day that some people have died in world war 1.|
Level Three: Inferencing
- What were some of the most significant challenges that the ANZAC soldiers faced during the Gallipoli campaign? Try to include examples. I believe they faced a very hard thing to do: they had to fight for their country.
- Which values are reflected in the ANZAC Day traditions and events? We had to put on these red poppies made out of paper or we would put on real ones.
- Why do you think the commemoration of ANZAC Day has endured for so long, even as the actual events of the Gallipoli campaign have faded from living memory? I believe that it was very hard on them because they had to fight people that they didn’t know who they were. But they were very strong.
Level Four: Connections to Our World
- What are some examples of courage, sacrifice, and commitment that we can see in our own community? Smart, strong, Brave, Heroism, Gallantry, Courageousness, Prowess, Nerve, Valor, Daring.