North Sea Herring Fleet
The herring industry
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The herring industry, from the men on the trawlers to the fish girls on the shore gutting and packing the fish.
Questions & Activities
- Why does the viewer need the intertitles? Why are they helpful?
- How did the fishermen spot a shoal of fish?
- Describe the sounds, smells and sensations the women would experience as they worked.
- What sort of camera angles and shots are used to capture the men and women at work?
Pretend to be fishermen and fisher lassies. Interview one another about your lives and jobs.
Create an invention or system to catch, clean and pack fish in the future. Is it possible to fish sustainably?
Research herring songs sung by the fisher lassies as they worked.
|Resource Rights Holder||National Library of Scotland|
|School Subject||Social Studies, Technologies, Drama|
|Who||James E. Henderson Ltd|