This lesson is about Dorothy Lawrence, a British woman who disguised herself as a man and travelled to the front line during the First World War, where she worked as a soldier before her capture and arrest. It provides students with practice of reading for detail, summarising, discussion, role play and writing a newspaper article.
Topic: Dorothy Lawrence: the only woman to go to the front line in the First World War
Time: 90 minutes
To develop students’ ability to read and summarise text