Letters from the Lighthouse Resources

 

Letters from the Lighthouse      

  by Emma Carroll

               

 

Author’s website

 

www.emmacarrollauthor.wordpress.com

 

Useful websites

Bletchley Park

Imperial War Museum North

Imperial War Museum WWII classroom resources

National Museum of Computing – Colossus Gallery

 

Films / videos / You Tube

Book Review from Waterstones

Amazing colour film of London during the Blitz

 

Activities

Crossword – could you have been a codebreaker at Bletchley Park?

TES Scheme of work for book (Cross curricular activities are particularly good)

What 3 items would you take with you in your suitcase? Information from TES Suitcase template

Here are the titles and first lines of some of WWII songs – see if you can find the rest of the lyrics for these songs, and the tunes (try Youtube). Write them down and then have a go at singing them.

Boogie woogie bugle boy

It’s a Long Way to Tipperary

(There’ll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs Of Dover

Run Rabbit, Run Rabbit Run, Run, Run

We’ll meet again

(We’re Gonna Hang Out)the washing on the Siegfried Line

 

Books Suggestions

Nina Bawden Carries’ War

Gillian Cross After Tomorrow

Judith Kerr When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

 Michelle Magorian Goodnight Mister Tom

Ian Serraillier The Silver Sword

Jacqueline Wilson Wave Me Goodbye

Robert Westall The Machine Gunners