Vlad and the Great Fire of London

Vlad and the Great Fire of London

Vlad and their friend, Boxton the rat, love eating and biting their way around London. But one night in Pudding Lane they are caught up in a fire that threatens to destroy them, along with most of the City of London.

Main Focus: True or False

This activity for KS1 is linked to Vlad and the Great Fire of London and focuses on True or False statements.

Your Year 1 / Year 2 class will read the sentences and decide whether they are true or false based on what the have read or heard in the story.

This resource has been differentiated 3 ways.

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Main Focus: Adjectives

This activity focuses on adjectives.

We have created two different activity. in one activity your class must identify the adjectives in the sentences and in the other activity they must add in the adjectives using the list, their memory or think of their own adjectives.

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Main Focus: Story Sequencing

We have taken some of the main events from Vlad and the Great Fire of London, wrote them in our own words and created this activity.

Your KS1 class must read the events and sequence them into chronological order.

It could be useful to allow some of your Year 1 / Year 2 kids to cut out the events so they can easily and quickly edit their work.

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Main Focus: Non-Fiction

This resource explores information and facts on Samuel Pepys and King William II.

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Main Focus: Homophones - Where, Wear & Were

This activity focuses on where, wear and were used within the context of the book.

Your class must identify which homophone correctly completes the sentences.

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Main Focus: Word Mat and Cloze Activity

This activity is independent from the book and doesn’t include text from it. Your class must read the sentences and add in the pictures or words to complete the sentences.

These sentences are more factual and will introduce your class to Thomas Farriner, the baker.

You can also use this to help your class write a descriptive recount of the events of The Great Fire of London.

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Main Focus: Comprehension

This is a comprehension aimed at Year 1 and Year 2 classes and focuses on Vlad and the Great Fire of London book.

Your class will use their knowledge and understanding of the story to answer the questions as best as they can. We have differentiated this resource to cater for all Ks1.

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Main Focus: Capital Letters and Full Stops

This is an activity that encourages your class to look for capital letters and full stops in the sentences.

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Main Focus: Vocabulary Extension

This activity focuses on some of the most challenging vocabulary used to explore more with your KS1 class.

Your class will study the words and add them to the sentences within the context of the story.

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Main Focus: Vocabulary 2

This activity allows your class to write what they think each word means. They get a chance to put their understanding of the vocabulary into their own words.

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