The Great Plague of London (KS1)

Lesson Plan

Last updated: 20th December 2018

Children learnt about Samuel Pepys and the Great Plague of London.  

Key questions were:

  • What was it like to be in London at the time of the Plague?
  • What did people do?
  • How do we know?

Great Plague Teachers Notes and Resources 

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The aim was for children to:

  • learn about and understand a past situation and enter into past lives
  • understand the sequence of events during the Plague (chronology)
  • read and understand challenging texts
  • revisit and consolidate their understanding of the diary and instruction genres. 

Teaching methods

Links to related lessons

Great Fire of London

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