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Lesson Six – Dear Grace Darling

This history teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to plan and write a letter in character to explore and record information about an historical event in the past. The class can suggest answers to questions to understand the history surrounding the rescue of the Forfarshire survivors.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to plan and write a letter in character to explore and record information about an historical event in the past

Learning Objectives

Identify differences between ways of life at different times. Ask and answers question to show that they know and understand key features of events.

Learning Outcomes

I can say how information was communicated differently in the past than today. I can ask and suggest answers to questions to show what I know about an historical event.

Dear Grace Darling

Teaching sequence to help the children plan and write a letter in character to explore and record information about an historical event in the past

Rescue Questions

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify questions to ask characters involved in an historical event from the past

Grace Darling Letter

Template to help the children plan and write a letter in character to explore an historical event from the past

Dear Grace Darling

Interactive activity to help the children plan and write a letter in character to explore and record information about an historical event in the past

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to plan and write a letter in character to explore and record information about an historical event in the past

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