Guy Fawkes and the 5th November Gunpowder Plot: Diary Writing Lesson
A topical lesson for KS2 work related to Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot. This is ideal for some enjoyable and informative creative writing activities around 5th November. The lesson involves exploring the events surrounding the Gunpowder Plot and then using this knowledge to write diary entries by Guy Fawkes. All of the key Gunpowder Plot information and some diary writing input is included in the teaching PowerPoint.

All teaching input resources, differentiated activities (challenge task & support sheets) and planning are provided as part of the pack.

The flexibility of the lesson means that I have been able to use it in Years 4 to 6, but it could also be easily adapted for younger children.

Please note: some video links are included in the sessions, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use!

*Teacher PowerPoint presentation
*Writing support sheets
*Full planning grid, linked to English curriculum

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Created: Oct 29, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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