Time Travel: The Great Fire of London: Story Writing 1 Y1 Lesson Pack

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Time Travel: The Great Fire of London: Story Writing 1 Y1 Lesson Pack - Samuel Pepys, Samuel Peeps, 1666, Pudding Lane, Charles II
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  • I love the story of Sammy during the great fire and intend to use it to teach English in Year 1. However, I feel it is rather long and complex for many of my children in the class. I was wondering if you could create an alternative version which tells the same story but is shorter and simpler. Thank you

    , Jan 3rd
    • Hi jo4nn492,
      Thanks for taking the time to get in touch. Your request has been sent through to our design team to look into. We do our best to make as many of your suggestions as we can, but we ask you to please be patient, as some of our resources can take a little longer than others!

      , Jan 3rd
    • Hi there,
      Our lovely PlanIt team are focusing all their efforts on creating lots of great new units and won't currently be adapting our existing lessons. We have added an editable version of the 'Sammy the Street Dog Story Print Out' to the pack that you might find useful for differentiating with your class and the new version is now available to download. I hope it helps!

      , Jan 4th
  • It is a shame that this resource is incomplete, as I am hoping to use it from tomorrow. It mentions the differentiated hot seating worksheet and the adult guidance sheet for the story map.  I am not sure in what way the children should use the story map sheet.  It seems complete to me?  Should there be a blank that the children add the pictures to?

    , Jan 29th
    • Hi tashawoo,
      Thanks for getting in touch! We're just looking into this for you and we'll get back to you as soon as we can! :)

      , Jan 29th
    • Hi there,
      This resource has been sent back to our lovely teaching team to be updated :)
      We will let you know when it is ready!
      Have a lovely evening :)

      , Jan 30th
  • Hi there, the lesson plan says that there's an adult guidance sheet for the story map work but I cannot see this in the file. Are you able to point me in the right direction for this? Thanks!

    , Jan 29th
    • Hi cse267,
      I can not find the specific adult guidance sheet in the pack.I am really sorry to hear about this mistake, and I apologise if it has caused you any trouble. It will be changed shortly!

      , Jan 29th
    • Hi there,
      This resource pack has now been updated - I hope you find the new version more straightforward!

      , Feb 8th
  • Just reading through the Lesson Plan and it suggests there is a differentiated hot seating worksheet - I don't seem to be able to find this sheet. There is only one activity sheet which is differentiated. Thanks 

    , Jan 15th
    • Hi esymonds,
      I am really sorry to hear about this mistake, and I apologise if it has caused you any trouble. It will be changed shortly!

      , Jan 15th
Children use drama to support teaching on The Great Fire of London. It is designed for Year 1 to meet the objectives of the 2014 National Curriculum.
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