Women and World War One. Lesson starter: Why did the Suffrage movement stop during the war?. Example of propaganda encouraging women to work (USA). Today we will understand the ways the lives of women changed during world war one.
Why did the Suffrage movement stop during the war?
Example of propaganda encouraging women to work (USA)
Today we will understand the ways the lives of women changed during world war one
Most women worked in munitions factories, making shells and weapons
Most shells used on the Western Front were made by women
Men made jokes about shells made by women
Munitions worker those who were injured in France
Bus or tram driver
Voluntary Aid DetachmentCreate a spider diagram ‘Women's’ work during WWI’ and add in these occupations
Would World War One improve Women's’ Lives?
Think about things such as work, money, husbands and attitudes towards women.
Write down your ideas
The spreading of information in order to influence public opinion and to manipulate other people's beliefs.
Women worked hard during the war. They produced food and weapons for Britain. However, it was the brave men on The Western Front who really won the war.
1. Do you agree with John Smith? Give reasons for your answer.
Source B is written by Anna Richard, who was part of the Women’s Land Army.
The Land Army was a proper army. We worked from dawn until the sun went down. I was from London and had never seen a farm in my life. My hands bled from the hard work each day.
2. How useful is Source C for investigating The Land Army? Give reasons for your answer.
Remember: Who, What, Why, When, However
World War Two propaganda Women’s Land Army.