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Topic - Music

L.O. I can research a historical music figure (Vera Lynn).


Look back at selection of clips which show WW2 music here:





The link has some nice images and a little historical context at the bottom. Select the one which says, ‘Vera Lynn – White Cliffs of Dover’.


Vera Lynn was a famous singer who was known as ‘The Forces Sweetheart’. Today you will be conducting some research about Vera Lynn and next week you will be using this to write a biography of Vera Lynn.


What is a biography?

An account of someone's life written by someone else


Task: Research

Use the following links as a starting point for your research about Vera Lynn. You should think about including the key details about her life, such as things to do with where/when she was born, her family, her career and any interesting facts you can find! We recommend you write your research in note form which you can then refer back to next week.