This The Christmas Truce lesson plan also includes:
Imagine calling a truce in the middle of a war, singing Christmas carols with the enemy, exchanging gifts, and playing a game of football. Such a thing actually happened. Class members listen the stories of soldiers who experienced the Christmas Truce of 1914, examine images, complete a worksheet, and craft their own diary entry in the voice of a soldier.
- Use with a reading of All Quiet on the Western Front and/or a viewing of Keith Gordon's 1992 film A Midnight Clear
- A script of the podcast is provided for those who find the accents of some of the speakers difficult to understand
- An excellent resource to use with a study of All Quiet on the Western Front
- The language exercises seem misplaced in a resource focused on the tragedy of war