Bonfire Night and Poppy Day
Outstanding KS1 lessons on Bonfire Night and Poppy Day
Designed to cover the significant commemorative events of the 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.
This skilfully differentiated lesson places pupils in the role of detectives that have to find evidence to back up statements that have been made about the Gunpowder plot. They are given responsibility for a range of statements carefully matched to their learning needs. ...