Role play: The great air raid
Children develop the introduction through role play, with small groups developing and acting out the following scenes:
Scene 1: A busy day shopping in Tontine Street.
Scene 2: A visit to the cinema.
Scene 3: Silver birds - the Gotha bombers are spotted.
Scene 4: The bombs fall. Stokes Shop destroyed. People lie dead and injured.
Scene 5: Searching for survivors, Helping the wounded, taking them to hospital.
Scene 6: Funerals for the dead, attended by large crowds
Learn with Objects links
Use Learn with Objects WW1 5: Tontine St for info and images.