REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY/ POPPY DAY

Useful links
http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/Remembrance.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A653924
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/remembrance/history/index.shtml

Who wear poppies? 

Why do they wear them?

When do they wear them?

About the poppies : Why poppies? Are they real poppies?

Who sell them? What do they do with the money collected?

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What happened on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month? In 1918?

What happens nowadays?

What is Remembrance Sunday? When does it take place? Is there a difference with our Armistice day?

What is the last post?

Listen to it on http://www.nevilleyoung.co.uk/trumpet/lastpost.htm


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What about other countries in Europe , do they have similar ceremonies? Ask people around you : parents, teachers ... to find out.


countries

What do people do?

Is there a symbol? flower, other?

France




Spain




Germany




Italy




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