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Lay the Powder & Light the Fuse - Song Pack for Gunpowder, Treason & Plot, Guy Fawkes Topic

Lay the Powder & Light the Fuse - Song Pack for Gunpowder, Treason & Plot, Guy Fawkes Topic

Ideal for your KS1/2 Guy Fawkes "Gunpowder, Treason & Plot" Topic this original song tells the story of the plot, who was involved (key players) and how it went down. It is sung in the folk style/tradition. It has a catchy, repetitive chorus, but is better suited to Y2 singers up as the verses are longer and quite detailed. For listening alongside the topic it is suitable for all ages. The song teaching video features songwriter Al Starting singing and signing the makaton for the song with lyric subtitles. You can play this on your smart board (IWB) screen or any device. Audio track (mp3) and Lyrics/chord sheet is also included. Guitarists - This song is easy to play on acoustic guitar!
GoKid
September 1666 Song Pack for Great Fire of London Topic

September 1666 Song Pack for Great Fire of London Topic

This song pack is perfect for teaching the Great Fire of London topic with children in KS1 and early KS2. September 1666 is gentle song with a rousing chorus. The signs and actions both enhance learning of the song and extend vocabulary and understanding. A great alternative to London's Burning! You will receive two song teaching videos. One showing two singing parts, a simple ukulele part with chord patterns on screen and a simple xylophone part. The other is a simpler video showing Al Start playing the guitar and singing with the words and Makaton signs and actions on screen. This pack also includes lyric sheets with chords, the song mp3 and backing track mp3. The teaching notes included explain how your class can sing, sign and play along. No music experience necessary! Having taught music in Primary schools for over 11 years, I find the key to good engagement and enjoyment of singing is the material itself. These songs are specifically written for children to sing and are ideal for performance. They are tried and tested in primary schools around the UK and quite frankly, go down a storm!- Al Start (Go Kid Music)
GoKid
The Great Fire of London Resource Pack KS1

The Great Fire of London Resource Pack KS1

This pack contains a fantastic BBC video - 16 mins or so- where a Magic Grandad takes his Grandchildren back in time to 1666 and witness the Great Fire- meeting Samuel Pepys and learning about the events of those 4 days. PPT. Poem by Paul Perro- written shortly after the fire. To learn as part of English cross curricular. There is also a Minecraft video clip that appeals to KS1 which also guides you through the streets of London -giving a feel for buildings back then. Tudor House resource shows the children the differences between houses and teaches about how the style contributed to the fire spreading. This is an Art activity where they draw the houses with charcoal/cut and stick. Lots of historical objectives met by sequencing events, comparing now and then- role play masks, small world background and word mats etc also included. Hope this is useful to you :)
klmortimore1
Great Fire of London Comic

Great Fire of London Comic

This resource is designed as a fun tool to help visual learners or those less keen on reading. It is a 17 page factual comic telling the story of the Great Fire of London in a colourful manner, making use of contemporary images. This comic can be read on electronic devices, or printed onto paper and stapled together to make a 'hard' copy. Example uses: - In lessons as a model for children, before they create their own comics. - Read independently alongside taught lessons on the Great Fire of London. - In a guided reading group for comprehension and understanding.
LittlePlatoons
Great Fire of London Chronology

Great Fire of London Chronology

Take your students through the timeline of the Great Fire of London. This lesson includes an editable PowerPoint and differentiated worksheets, a starter and lesson plan. It is a visual lesson, suitable for both Gifted and Talented and SEN. Excellent for firmly grounding the events of the Great Fire of London in your student's imagination!
LittlePlatoons
Bonfire Night Picture Matching Cards

Bonfire Night Picture Matching Cards

This activity is based on the theme of Bonfire Night and is designed to be fun and engaging for your young learners or SEN pupils Pupils look at the main image on the cards then find the same from a choice of three featured. Remember to laminate the mats and cards so they can be used again and again. I have included 10 pngs if you wish to make the mats bigger or smaller. This resources is contained in a zip file. Included 10x Mats 10 x pngs
janedonlan1
Gunpowder Plot Powerpoint

Gunpowder Plot Powerpoint

This is a very simple PowerPoint about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot which is suitable for Early Years children or those with SEN. Can be used for assembly or as a starter to your lesson.
janedonlan1
3 Seasonally themed Reading Comprehensions

3 Seasonally themed Reading Comprehensions

A range of seasonal themed reading comprehensions suitable for year 2-4. All differentiated for a wide range of reading abilities. A fun way to introduce some fascinating facts and develop retrieval, inference and deduction skills. Many open questions to enable for class discussion in the plenary and some questions relating to grammar and word choice.
Pencilplayground
Bonfire Night and Guy Fawkes Reading Comprehension

Bonfire Night and Guy Fawkes Reading Comprehension

Did you know Guy Fawkes was actually born a protestant? Did you know the Queen still has the cellars checked for gunpowder before she enters Westminster? 2 fact-filled reading comprehension sheets with a full description of the fascinating history leading up to the plot and modern day traditions. One comprehension on the story of the Gunpowder Plot and one about Bonfire Night celebrations. Both have two versions of the reading text with worksheet questions or 'write out in your book' questions and sentence starters.
Pencilplayground
Chatterbox Collection

Chatterbox Collection

A set of 4 seasonally themed chatterboxes. A fun way to introduce or conclude a topic. Most include three different templates: a fun one, a facts one and one for children to design themselves. Children can learn some exciting new facts or organise their own to wow their family with what they have learnt. Enjoy!
Pencilplayground
Bonfire Night Chatterboxes

Bonfire Night Chatterboxes

A fun way to introduce or conclude learning about Bonfire Night. 3 different templates: Bonfire Night, the Gunpowder Plot and an empty one for children to add their own facts. Children can learn some exciting new facts or organise their own to WOW their family with what they have learnt. Enjoy!
Pencilplayground