Staff from the Imperial War Museums have just published their list of the 10 most significant battles of the First World War. Why not try to predict them in your department and then discuss what we really mean by SIGNIFICANT. Should help you grasp pupils’ problems with this concept and the fact that significance is no sense a universal concept. How many of you had Battle of Megiddo (September 1918) in your top 10?
You can find the IWM’s list and accompanying rationale here: