On 4 August 1914, Britain declared war on Germany.
It became known as The Great War because it affected people all over the world and was the biggest war anyone had ever known. The war was fought between two powerful groups.
This lesson examines the Alliance system, the causes of the war, the fear of an invasion of north Northumberland and the Alnwick training camp.
Lesson 3 Plan - PDF
Causes - Discussion Squares - PDF
Causes of War - PDF
Invasion! Activities - PDF
Who Can Help Prepare for War - PDF
Map of Evacuation Plans - PDF
Map of Northumberland - PDF