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Weds 19th July - Yr 5/6 Worship Day at St Cuthbert's, Crook, Thurs 20th July - 12.30 - 30 hrs Nursery Entitlement Meeting

Great fire of London

Key Questions

Weblinks

 

Suggested ICT resources

Where and when did the Great Fire begin?

 

 

What happened in the Great Fire?

http://www.channel4.com/history/microsites/H/
history/fire/map.html

 

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?

http://www.historyonthenet.com/Stuarts/great_fire.htm

 

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?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/walk/timestrip/cary_pepys.shtml

 

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?

http://eduwight.iow.gov.uk/curriculum/foundation/history/
keystage1/5SUBJECT.asp

 

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

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