KS2  Diary Account of the eruption of Vesuvius, Pompeii.
KS2 Pompeii Diary example.
Set in August 79AD, Gaius Marius writes about his observations as Vesuvius erupts over Pompeii. This example demonstrates features of a diary and acts as a recount of the event including personal feelings and points of view.
Useful in the lesson for pupils to use to identify features and structure of diary writing or as a Recount Checklist activity.
Can be used in cross curricular History topic on Roman life or Geography volcanoes.
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