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Great fire of London

Key Questions



Suggested ICT resources

Where and when did the Great Fire begin?



What happened in the Great Fire?


Video showing how fire spread throughout London. Diary format to show timescale. Introduce idea of a time line to show passing of time.

Why did the fire spread so far and stay alight for so long?


Weather report and diary of events.

Word search using key words.

Compare how fires were dealt with then and now.

How do we know what happened in the Great Fire?


Biography of Samuel Pepys and his role in cataloguing the Fire. Children retell events in their own words in diary format using ICT.

What have we learnt about the Great Fire?


Diary format for background information for teacher. Research work for more able readers. Web links for other aspects of this topic.