THE GREAT FIRE OF LONDON
The pack includes:
1- London in the 17th Century- what was life like, what people wore, what housing was like.
2- The Great Fire of London- where it started, how it started, what happened.
3- Timeline of the fire- simple pages showing what happened on each day.
4- How do we know about the Great Fire of London- looking at diaries from the time and paintings and pictures.
5- London today- what is London like and what has changed since the Great Fire of London, the monument and the fire brigade today.
· A long display banner
· A display border which can be printed as many times as you need for a display board of any size
· Word cards with topic words relating to fires and The Great Fire of London
· Question cards about the fire- great for discussion and to add to displays
· Sequences of event cards- A4 posters showing simple pictures and details of what happened each day of the fire
· Sentence writing worksheets- write a sentence about each topic word
· An acrostic poem
· Pictures of the diarist Samuel Pepys
· A-Z lettering- these letters are decorated with flame images and are a great alternative to use for large display titles or to create a large alphabet line
· Word mat- an A4 word mat with words relating to fires and The Great Fire of London
· Writing pages- various A4 pages with decorated borders to use for writing activities
· Photos and images- a collection of photos of London today and images of paintings and art depicting the Great Fire of London
· Question worksheet- questions for children to answer about the fire
· Word searches- two word searches with topic words to find
· Newspaper report sheets- various worksheets to write newspaper reports
· Rhyme worksheets- fill in the missing words in the rhyme
· Order the statements- cut and order the statements about what happened in The Great Fire of London
· Make the sentences- find the correct beginning and endings of sentences about the fire
· Order the pictures- cut and order the pictures of events –these could be made into a book to write about each picture
· Baker conversation sheet- write questions to ask the baker and what his reply might be
· Rhyme poster- a colourful poster of the London’s Burning rhyme
· Diaries- write your own diary entries from the fire
· Fire brigade worksheets- worksheets to compare fire engines now and then, writing about the fire service now and writing about the equipment used by the fire service in the 17th Century