Why do we remember the Great Fire of London?
Our topic this term focuses on the Great Fire of London.
As a historian we will:
Explain how we find out about the Great Fire of London.
Talk about events and people of the Great Fire of London using dates.
Place events of the Great Fire on a timeline.
Describe what life was like in London before 1666 and compare it to nowadays, talking about he similarities and differences.
Ask and answer questions about the Great fire and use different kinds of information to find out facts.
Connect new learning to historical events or people I have previously learnt about.
As a geographer we will:
- Use simple grid references to find landmarks on a simple map of London.
- Devise a simple map of London and create a simple key.
- Use simple compass directions to talk about different locations of London.
- Use maps and atlases to find the UK and locate the different countries in England.