Topic - The Story of London
All children should be able to:
Talk about some of the key events of the Great Fire of London.
Say why the Great Fire of London spread and eventually stopped.
Explain that we know about the Great Fire because of Samuel Pepys' diary.
Most children will be able to:
Explain how we know about the Great Fire of London from a variety of primary sources.
Show awareness of how London has changed, including its buildings, people and transport.
Write a report about the Great Fire of London.
Some children will be able to:
Explain their reasons why some sources are more useful than others in their historical enquiry.
Start questioning the reliability of some historical evidence.
Imagine and write about the experiences of people in different historical periods based on factual evidence.
- year, century
- Britain, London
- capital city
- past, present, old, modern, change
- River Thames
- Range of 17th century jobs: chimney sweep, blacksmith, apothecary, rat- catcher, gong farmer, spinster, chandler, scullery maid, carpenter, fire fighter
- Samuel Pepys
- wind, fire, burning, houses, close together
- King Charles II
- Lord Mayor
- Sir Christopher Wren
- St Pauls Cathedral
Topic - Everyday Materials
- Types of materials: wood, plastic, glass, metal, water, rock, brick, fabric, sand, paper, flour, butter, milk, soil
- Properties of materials: hard/soft, stretchy/not stretchy, shiny/dull, rough/smooth, bendy/not bendy, transparent/not transparent, sticky/not sticky
- Verbs associated with materials: crumble, squash, bend, stretch, twist
- Senses: touch, see, hear, smell and taste