The following key questions on theological and values themes are inspired by the video clip from the Life of Christ: The Presentation of Jesus in the temple – Simeon and Anna.
The questions can help pupils think more deeply, empathise with characters and situations, and consider how they might respond in real life situations.
What is the message here?
Where is this set geographically?
What do their clothes tell you about them?
What stage does the scene represent in the life of Jesus?
What values are being expressed by people’s actions and reactions?
What could the people be thinking?
How might Simeon, Anna, Joseph and Mary be feeling? How do you know?