This resource contains two detailed lesson plans that teach children across Key Stage 2 about the Christmas truce of 1914. 


The Lower Key Stage 2 lesson gives children the chance to extract and interpret evidence from a range of sources (written, image and podcast/video). The task focuses around gathering evidence and uses this evidence to draw conclusions about the event. It also begins to explore the idea of significance. 


The Upper Key Stage 2 lesson focuses on using the evidence gathered from the soruces to learn about reliability. Exploring how and why one source can be viewed as more reliable than the others. 


There is a full bank of suggested resources that would fulfil the lesson requirements but bringing in wider sources would work just as well. It contains suggested cross curricular links for Art, DT, PSHE and Drama. 

The Christmas Truce