English KS2: War Horse - Episode 7: The loss of a friend
At the start of this Episode Topthorn dies, Joey is devastated and remains with his friend even after shelling begins and he finds himself in the middle of a battle. Friedrich also remains with him and then he is also killed in the unfolding battle.
The next morning Joey is frightened by the appearance of a tank and he runs in panic away from Topthorn. In his terror he runs into no-man’s-land. The men on both sides try to encourage him over to their side of the wire but he remains where he is.
Programmes target the key learning objectives of the curriculum and all resources for English also have this purpose in common: to exploit the magic of audio and stimulate the imagination of the listener.
These clips will be relevant for teaching English at KS2 in England and Wales, KS2 in Northern Ireland and 2nd Level in Scotland.