For schools

The State Library's Learning Services offer learning programs and resources for K-12 students and teachers

Our curriculum linked learning resources are designed to engage students through key inquiry questions using the Library's original materials, in this instance, the Library’s World War One collection. Additional learning resources will be added regularly.

Visit learning@thelibrary to find out more about the State Library’s learning programs.

Stage 3 - English Curriculum

What is a slogan?
Thinking critically about information

Stage 5 - History Curriculum

What role did Australians play in this incident?
What is the significance of World War 1?
What can the story of the Fry family tell us?
What was the significance of World War 1?
What were the different experiences of women during WWI?
What is the significance of World War I?
Featured
Ward diary, 6 October 1914 - 28 July 1915
Diary of Eric Harford Ward

More than just this dairy (which is incredibly moving), it's the stories you piece together by reading other material in our collection. While on duty, Eric Ward wrote several letters to his home town paper The Bathurst TimesYou can even get a small glimpse of his life after the war with mention of a wedding. These documents are like pieces of a puzzle that together show a picture of a man who went to war and, thankfully, returned home.

world.war.I@sl.nsw.gov.au
Ph: +61 2 9273 1414
Fax: +61 2 9273 1255

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