The film can be paused at various points to discuss what is going on. As there is no dialogue used teachers and pupils can refer to body language etc. A way to introduce inference and deduction.
- Fantasy stories - child lives on back of chosen animal;
- Create the bare bones of the story;
- rich description;
- dialogue between the characters;
- advert/brochure for holidays aboard whale or different animals;
- retell the story of the film as a narrative;
- write a script for the animation.