Thursday, 5 November 2015

REMEMBER, REMEMBER.... THE 5th OF NOVEMBER!


Bonfire Night  

Bonfire Night is a uniquely British event when we celebrate the discovery of the Gunpowder Plot against the King and Parliament in the early 17th Century.

Remember, remember the fifth of November,
Gunpowder, treason and plot,
We see no reason,
Why gunpowder treason,
Should ever be forgot!


Glossary HERE

Primary
A build-your own comic kit based around the gunpowder plot – a set of professionally drawn images that can be rearranged to create comic strips, posters, colouring sheets and much more. Ideal for creating worksheets for students – or even get the kids involved and have them build their own story!
A bonfire night lesson plan and a wide range of activities covering fireworks safety and the gunpowder plot. There are several interactive quizzes and games to get the kids thinking about the origins of Bonfire Night – and about how to stay safe when they’re celebrating!
Secondary
A detailed lesson plan and presentation covering Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot. The presentation would work well as part of a lesson on the history of the plot or as a the basis for a special assembly.

This is a great set of resources, comprising a presentation and activities aimed at getting kids to start thinking critically about the reliability of different sources of information.
Two stunning resources based around an investigation into the Gunpowder Plot, and whether the plotters were framed. Great for getting students really engaged in the topic and encouraging critical thought. 

Fancy cooking with your students? These recipes are very easy to follow!

Post-Secondary
Do the webquest and the worksheet that you'll find HERE
Resources to practise literacy skills:

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