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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
37 Images Of Victorian People Taken From Victorian Era Story Books + 31 Fun Teaching Activities

37 Images Of Victorian People Taken From Victorian Era Story Books + 31 Fun Teaching Activities

Are you teaching your class about the Victorians? Are you looking for pictures which show what different classes of people wore? This set of 37 images of Victorians from stories and magazines is a perfect way of introducing the topic. Encourage them to think about how people dress and the differences between then and now. This pack contains a 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide using these photo flash cards. These activities are quick and fun to do and will improve both your students' memory and vocabulary skills. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different materials being shown in each of photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about Victorian characters. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different Victorian characters. The students can then discuss how they think each one was thinking or saying. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
Victorian class assembly script (editable)

Victorian class assembly script (editable)

This script was written for a year 4 class, but could easily be adapted for other year groups. It covers topics from our term including healthy eating and balanced diets; inner forces and temptation; Victorian inventions, schools and life for rich vs poor. It is titled Oliver and Olivia and is based on Oliver Twist. It begins in the orphanage's food hall (discuss healthy eating). The 'twins' then leave for London and meet the pickpockets (discuss temptation of stealing). Then they meet a friendly lady who takes them in (discuss school and life of rich vs poor). It is a word document and fully editable. There are currently 17 speaking roles but this number can be increased by sharing lines (for example there are 4 pickpockets who each have 4 or 5 lines, but you could increase the pickpockets and decrease the number of lines). We used 2 songs in this play as well - Food Train and Pick a Pocket or Two. They are not included, but can easily be found online or changed/removed all together. Hope you class enjoys this as much as mine did!
bookinspiredplay
Year 3 and 4 Autumn Term Comprehension Pack

Year 3 and 4 Autumn Term Comprehension Pack

A bundle of 15 comprehension booklets for year 3 or 4 for using throughout the Autumn term. Each booklet is differentiated 3 ways, with vocabulary aimed at Lower Key Stage 2. The following booklets are included: Autumn Poetry Harvest x 2 Thanksgiving The Gunpowder Plot The Christmas story - 4 parts Christmas in Australia Christmas in Europe Christmas in the Americas Christmas recipes x 3
blossomingminds
WW2 News reader's report - Model text and video link. KS2 (Year 5&6) Cross Curricular Literacy/Oracy

WW2 News reader's report - Model text and video link. KS2 (Year 5&6) Cross Curricular Literacy/Oracy

Lesson based on the declaration of war on Germany in 1939. Tried and tested classroom resource. Pupils should make notes on the key facts given in the video clip. They will then produce their own news reader's script to break the news to the British public using the model text as an example. Two note taking templates and a copy of the success criteria for writing an effective news reader report is also included. This resource could be used with older pupils. *Please note the video clip is a modern colour interpretation of how the news would have been reported in 1939. The quality is significantly better.
hifisher
Stone Age Homework Menu

Stone Age Homework Menu

A selection of activities based around our current Year 3 topic. Children are awarded raffle tickets for each completed task and are then entered in to a draw at the end of the term. Great for encouraging family participation.
m.gray103
Great Fire Of London Vocabulary Display

Great Fire Of London Vocabulary Display

Great Fire Of London Vocabulary Display: A series of 60+ words related to The Great Fire Of London displayed on flames. A great addition to your topic display or working wall. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk
helenrachelcrossley
The Great Fire Of London Vocabulary Mat

The Great Fire Of London Vocabulary Mat

The Great Fire Of London Vocabulary Mat: A bright and colourful vocabulary mat containing over 60 words relating to The Great Fire Of London. A useful reference tool for topic-themed writing. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk
helenrachelcrossley
Letters and the Gunpowder Plot

Letters and the Gunpowder Plot

I have bundled together three resources which will be useful for the study of letter writing and in particular how a letter saved the day when we look at the intrigues surrounding the Gunpowder Plot. This resource has more relevance today because of the new drama series entitled Gunpowder which stars Kit Harington of Game of Thrones fame who plays Robert Catesby, the brains behind the plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament. Here Harington reveals he is a direct ancestor of Catesby.
jlimb
Year 2 World Space Week comprehension bundle

Year 2 World Space Week comprehension bundle

A bundle of 3 comprehension booklets, perfect for using during World Space Week. The comprehensions are based on the questioning and layout of KS1 SATS reading papers and differentiated three ways. The three booklets included are: Neil Armstrong Do aliens exist? Living in space PDF file format and editable Microsoft Word format included in the price.
blossomingminds
Writing to Persuade: Roman Villa Advertisement (2 week cross-curricular unit of work) KS2.

Writing to Persuade: Roman Villa Advertisement (2 week cross-curricular unit of work) KS2.

Creative and fun!!! A project-based approach to learning. Full UNIT OF WORK. ***If you choose to download then please provide feedback - positive or otherwise!*** The aim of this 2 week unit of work is to improve children's use of persuasive language to write an effective advertisement. It contains: 1. A powerpoint to introduce persuasive language for Speaking & Listening opportunities 2. Planning sheets which explain the process of persuasive writing following IPEELL (see below) 3. Resource sheets: WAGOLL to teach from with comprehension sheet, persuasive language mind-map, planning process exemplar, scoring sheet and links to websites. 4. Area & Perimeter lesson plan with resources and example of work. To link with the brochure design aspect of the project. Note IPEELL is a writing scheme (Introduction, Points, Evidence, Elaboration, Links & Language) a pilot program run by CEP.
SportyK
2 x Archaeology Wordsearches Careers History Starter Settler Activity Wordsearch Cover Lesson

2 x Archaeology Wordsearches Careers History Starter Settler Activity Wordsearch Cover Lesson

2 x Wordsearches on the theme of 'Archaeology'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean