Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Snow Day English and Maths Work

Sainsbury’s Christmas Truce

Pause the film after 12 seconds
  • Where is this story set?
  • What was happening in 1914?
  • How do you think the men are feeling at this point? Is it any worse today than on other days?
  • What do you think the man is handing around?

    Pause the film after 30 seconds.
  • Who sent him the letter?
  • Who is singing?
  • What song are they singing?

    Pause the film at 1min 08seconds.
  • How are the men reacting?
  • What does this tell you about the actions of the men?
  • How do they feel while they are singing?

    Pause the film at 1 min 30 seconds.
  • What do you think Jim is doing?
  • How do the German soldiers feel at this point?
  • What does the German soldier say to his colleagues?

    Pause the film at 2min 55 seconds.
  • What do you think Jim and Otto were thinking as they walked towards each other?
  • Why do you think football would have been a good game to play?
  • Who do you think started the firing?
Do the soldiers on opposite sides hate each other?

Watch the film until the end.
  • Why do you think Jim gave Otto the chocolate?
  • What do you think happened the next day?
  • Do you think there is a lesson to be learned from the film?

Maths Work

Here are lots of problems/activities for you to choose from.  How many can you complete?

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