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Teaching In Flanders Fields

In Flanders Fields

"In Flanders Fields" was written during the First World War by Canadian physician Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae. He was inspired to write it after presiding over the funeral of friend and fellow soldier, who died in the Second Battle of Ypres.

John McCrae
Poetry Foundation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Why was this poem a good tool to use in wartime propaganda?
STANDARDS:
RL.2 - Main Ideas, RL.4 - Key Terms & Tone, RL.6 - Point of View

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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