The Germans are coming! It's time to evacuate...
This week, you will be taking on the roll of an evacuee during World War Two. You will be learning about why children were evacuated, where they went, what they were aloud to bring with them and what life was like for them in their new homes.
Activity 3 - Dear mum...
Watch some of the following clips:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRt5Mk6V8Gg (this is CBBC series where modern day children experience what it was like to be an evacuee)
Listen to the Queen! Yes, our current Queen Elizabeth II was only a young girl (a princess) during the war. Listen to Princess Elizabeth speaking to the children over the radio in 1940:
Also think about what you have read in the 'The Lion and the Unicorn' in the guided reading home learning.
Imagine you have been evacuated to the countryside with all of your belongings you will need in a small suitcase. You have arrived in the countryside, waited for a family to choose you, and are now staying with your new family.
Write a letter to your parents back in the city talking about your experience.
Things you might want to consider: