The Great Fire of London Intro Lesson


An introductory lesson to the topic of the Great Fire of London. Meeting requirements in the history curriculum as a significant historical event beyond living memory. This lesson allows the children to begin discussing the topic and thinking of questions they would like to try and answer during the following lessons.

How To Use

Use this lesson plan alongside the associated resources to introduce the children to the Great Fire of London. What would happen today if a fire like this happened? Who helps us when there is a fire emergency? Ask the children if the fire and rescue service was established in 1666.

You can find the background information, needed for the lesson, by clicking on 'Resource 1' below.

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