Bonfire Night and Poppy Day
Outstanding KS1 lessons on Bonfire Night and Poppy Day
Designed to cover the significant commemorative events of the new 2014 KS1 history curriculum these two topics are fully covered here with a range of outstanding lessons appropriate for both Year 1 and Year 2 pupils.
Bonfire Night lessons look not only at the Gunpowder plot through sequencing and drama, they also look at people’s memories of Guy Fawkes’ Night within living memory.
Poppy Day outstanding lessons take a sensitive topic of Remembrance Day and make it comprehensible to young children through colourful images, simple text, personal stories and high-quality fiction linked to artefacts.
An object-based problem-solving approach to learning about life during the Great Fire
This Smart Task is just part of a lesson and uses the power of concealed objects to fire children’s curiosity. Pupils work to help archaeologists establish the likely owner of the mystery...