Our biggest topic pack to date! Containing everything you need to teach your class about the Great Fire of London. Over 80 resources, including animated PowerPoints, comprehension, fire safety, life in 1666 compared to London today, role-play, display resources, timelines, posters, writing frames, knowledge organisers and more.
Our pack covers important events that show children why the Great Fire of London started on Pudding Lane, London and why it was able to spread so quickly.
Our resources allow children to compare life, houses, and firefighting in London in 1666, to today. They also follow key important people such as King Charles II, Thomas Farriner, the Earl, Samuel Pepys and Thomas Bloodworth.
Children will discover how we know about the events, through the historical sources of Samuel Pepys’. diaries and learn the importance of eyewitness accounts.
Our curriculum map also helps you to extend your cross-curricular teaching even further, with a 10-page document, packed full of curriculum-based teaching ideas.
So huge, that we have had to divide the resources into 2 packs. Please download folder 1 and folder 2, to receive all 90 resources.
Each folder is roughly 50MB in size so please be patient when downloading and ensure you are connected to wifi.
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