Remember remember the 5th of November!

The fifth of November in the UK is Bonfire Night. What exactly is Bonfire Night and why do we celebrate it?

Here are a few articles and videos to explain:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/11976634/Bonfire-Night-2015-Why-do-we-celebrate-tonight-and-who-was-Guy-Fawkes.html

Have fun learning history!

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Have you always found history boring? Do you find it difficult to learn your dates?

1. Here’s a fun way to learn about historical events on Historyteachers channel on You Tube :  http://www.youtube.com/user/historyteachers?feature=watch

You’ll never forget your dates again!

You can learn about

Henry VIII

William the Conqueror

Mary Queen of Scots

2. Another excellent video is Bad Romance: Women’s Suffrage – a parody music video paying homage to Alice Paul and the generations of brave women who joined together in the fight to pass the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote in 1920. (Could be used to illustrate the notion Myths and Heroes)

3. An excellent BBC video telling the story of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot (I wish this kind of programme had existed when I was learning history!)