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Significant Lives

Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in history for Key Stage One to teach about the lives of people who had a significant impact on the history of Britain and the world

  • Dear Grace Darling

    Dear Grace Darling

    Plan and write a letter in character to explore and record information about an historical event in the past

  • Survivors

    Survivors

    Suggest and record how the survivors from the shipwreck might have responded to the rescue by the Darling family

  • Sea Rescue

    Sea Rescue

    Storyboard and sequence the main events in the story of Grace Darling and the sea rescue she performed with her father

  • Grace Darling’s Home

    Grace Darling’s Home

    Explore and record the background history to the story of sea rescue performed by Grace Darling

  • Sea Dangers

    Sea Dangers

    Explore and record some of the dangers and hazards associated with working and living by the sea

  • Lighthouses

    Lighthouses

    Plan and write a diary entry to describe the range of jobs and routines performed by a lighthouse keeper

  • Sea Voyage
    Plan and write a diary entry to describe a voyage on a tall ship that is sailing across an ocean
  • Garden Planting
    Write a factual recount about how to plant different flowers in a garden during the spring
  • Weather Postcards
    Read and write recounts to use on postcards reporting the weather experienced on different family holidays
  • Holiday Postcard
    Compose a written recount to use on a postcard describing a family holiday to a specific location