Gethsemane Gallery

'Suddenly, through the trees, a glitter of starlight flashed off steel. Into the quiet garden came whispers, muffled voices, clanking metal - and the sound of boots marching. Jesus stood up... With burning torches and lanterns, with swords and clubs and armour, they came - an army of soldiers. Judas led them straight to Jesus so they could arrest him.'

Only a few of the children had ever heard of the Garden of Gethsemane! So, we read the story, mind-mapped the various emotions that Jesus might have experienced, before creating an abstract olive grove using colours and pictures to illustrate our reflections. Can you work out what feeling each colour/symbol represents?

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Comment 1 Comment by Esther B on 31 Mar 12 at 9:08pm | Quote this comment
I love Emily's one (bottom left) and I think the cracks mean betrayal, the hearts I think mean broken-hearted! I hope I'm right! :o :lol:
Comment 2 Comment by Esther B on 31 Mar 12 at 9:09pm | Quote this comment
Also mines the blue one! :lol:
Comment 3 Comment by Alfie G on 05 Apr 12 at 9:48am | Quote this comment
The outline of mine isn't very good because it looks like a bogey monster! :lol:

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