Anzac Day Scavenger Hunt – Learning about the New Zealand ANZACS

Anzac Day
Scavenger hunt – Anzac Day
Scavenger hunt
This activity is designed to explore some aspects of Anzac Day in more depth by visiting the recommended online resources. You might want to use it instead of the quiz.

Use the material available from the following links:

http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/anzac-day/introduction
http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/the-gallipoli-campaign/introduction
http://www.anzac.govt.nz

The class will be split into two teams to complete the scavenger hunt. The reward will be Anzac biscuits.

On 25 April 1915 approximately how many New Zealand soldiers landed at what became known as Anzac Cove?
How many days did the Gallipoli campaign last?
According to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission how many fatalities were suffered by the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915?
What was Evelyn Brooke’s role at Gallipoli?
Who wrote the poem ‘For the fallen’ commonly used at Anzac Day ceremonies?
What do the letters RSA stand for?
What did the 75th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings coincide with?
What has Anzac Day become synonymous with in recent years?
In what year did Anzac Day become associated with anti-Vietnam war protests?
What is the name of the poppy commonly used as a symbol for Anzac Day?

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  One thought on “Anzac Day Scavenger Hunt – Learning about the New Zealand ANZACS

  1. April 13, 2015 at 11:41 pm

    What is the name of the poppy commonly used as a symbol for Anzac Day? The Flanders poppy.

  2. Joshua
    April 13, 2015 at 11:42 pm

    Ithe campaign lasted eight long month

  3. Emma & Irmak
    April 13, 2015 at 11:43 pm

    On 25 April 1915 approximately how many New Zealand soldiers landed at what became known as Anzac Cove?

    2779 New Zealand soldiers fronted on Anzac Cove.

  4. Shontae & Jazi
    April 13, 2015 at 11:44 pm

    On 25 of April 1915 2779 New Zealanders landed.

  5. Robert and zanies
    April 13, 2015 at 11:46 pm

    What do the letters RSA stand for?
    Returned soldiers association.

  6. Lavender-May and Danica
    April 13, 2015 at 11:48 pm

    What is the name of the poppy commonly used for ANZAC day?

    Flanders” poppy
    Canadian colonel john McCray first described the red poppy, as. The flowers of remembrance.

  7. Peace
    April 13, 2015 at 11:49 pm

    Who wrote the poem for the fallen commonly used at the Anzac Day ceremonies?
    Laurence Brook wrote it

    What do the letters RSA stand for?
    It stands for Returned Soldiers Association

    What was Evelyn Brooke’s role at Gallipoli?
    Brook was responsible for all nursing arrangements.

  8. Milly
    April 13, 2015 at 11:50 pm

    Who wrote the poem for the fallen commonly used at the Anzac Day ceremonies?
    Laurence Brook wrote it

    What do the letters RSA stand for?
    It stands for Returned Soldiers Association

    What was Evelyn Brooke’s role at Gallipoli?
    Brook was responsible for all nursing arrangements.

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