Year 4

Beautiful Explosions

In today's lesson the children will be looking at how to keep themselves safe on bonfire night. We will be drawing on prior knowledge of Guy Fawkes and the children will be listening to a story about where bonfire night originated from. We will then listen to a firefighter to obtain real advice about disposing of sparklers and what to do if they are hit by a firework. The children will then raise awareness to others by creating a safety poster.

Year 4

Beautiful Explosions

In today's lesson the children will be looking at how to keep themselves safe on bonfire night. We will be drawing on prior knowledge of Guy Fawkes and the children will be listening to a story about where bonfire night originated from. We will then listen to a firefighter to obtain real advice about disposing of sparklers and what to do if they are hit by a firework. The children will then raise awareness to others by creating a safety poster.

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. By the end of this lesson, pupils will: - To know where bonfire night originated from - To understand what is meant by a hazard To demonstrate how to hold a sparkler safely To understand the stop, drop and roll technique -be aware of how to keep themselves safe -produce a warning poster for Bonfire Night.

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3 Questions

Q1.
Who tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament?
Correct answer: Guy Fawkes
King James I
Theresa May
Q2.
What does Hazard mean?
Correct answer: A danger or risk
Having fun
Making a mistake
Q3.
What did Firefighter Lee mean by stop, drop and roll?
Do a funky dance move
Run around waving your arms screaming
Correct answer: Stop what you are doing, drop to the floor and roll and roll and roll