The Christmas Truce

Share the exceptional tale of the 1914 WW1 Christmas truce with your students using these wonderful resources

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It's this most wonderful time of the year! Discover the magic of Christmas through this collection of resources featuring a truly heartwarming wartime story

The 1914 Christmas truce was a unique day of camaraderie and peace between opposing armies during the First World War. Share this exceptional Christmas tale with your students through these spectacular resources.

History resources

Challenge your students to explore this monumental world war event and analyse different sources of historical information.

World War One: The Christmas Truce
HistoryHub

World War One: The Christmas Truce

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Complete lesson, designed for Key Stage 3, on the Christmas Truce during World War One. This lesson includes reading, many different activities and a number of educational videos.
The Christmas Truce
Brillder

The Christmas Truce

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This is the synopsis of a festive brick from our Brillder content catalogue on the Christmas truce of 1914. Bricks are interactive digital learning units that combine the authority of a textbook with the excitement of a live, scoring game. They re collectable too once played, each brick ...
The Christmas Truce
Humanities Zone

The Christmas Truce

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KS3 History lesson examining the Christmas Truce. Features a variety of activities based upon source text and images and also the Sainsbury's 2015 Christmas advert. The final slide can be printed as a plenary worksheet.
Christmas Truce 1914
LucyBee28

Christmas Truce 1914

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Updated version to my old one which is avaliable on my page (now free) Using the Christmas Truce to build students skills in writing, through structuring a postcard home from the viewpoint of a soldier. Using the Sainsbury's Christmas advert

Cross-curricular

Delight students in any subject with the chronological series of events surrounding the Christmas truce.

World War 1 1914 Christmas Truces resources - comprehensive set
nnsm2

World War 1 1914 Christmas Truces resources - comprehensive set

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Assembly and lesson plans to help teach the December 1914 Christmas Truces for individual lessons, an assembly, a whole-school programme, or as part of a carol service/Christmas production. Whole-school programme includes lessons in art, history, RE, ethics, geography, PE, cookery / home econ...
Football Remembers Education Pack
British Council Schools

Football Remembers Education Pack

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British Council has joined forces with The FA, Premier League + Football League to commemorate the 1914 Christmas Truce. The pack includes photos, eye-witness accounts + letters from soldiers. Perspectives from British, French, Belgian, German + Indian witnesses are included with activities for Eng...
Christmas Truce 1914
Mark McDermott

Christmas Truce 1914

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A Christmas resource with a difference - looking at the events at the Western Front, 1914. Aimed at upper KS2 and KS3. Included is a sizeable resource with information, images, questions - all aimed at provoking discussion amongst students about the futility of war, the conditions the sold...
The Man He Killed Thomas Hardy
EnglishGCSEcouk

The Man He Killed Thomas Hardy

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War poetry lesson that looks at The Man He Killed by Thomas Hardy. We explore what happened during the Christmas Truce of 1914 and how the soldiers on opposing sides viewed each other. We then use this as a way in to Hardy's poem, looking at how the speaker feels about the soldier he has killed and ...