Reevy Hill Primary School

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Lesson 1 - Learning Objective: To become familiar with a wide range of books – stories from other cultures and traditions


Create a list of everything you can see in the illustrations that might help you predict where this story is set.

Using your notes, use PPE to explain why this story could be set in the Roman era.

Lesson 2 - Learning Objective: To read non-fiction texts to support other curriculum areas


Read the text below and answer the questions.

Use the Powerpoints below and the video link to research about Vesuvius and the city of Pompeii. You can choose how to record your research notes (list, paragraphs, mind map).
Lesson 3 - Learning Objective: To recognise the writers point of view using language (Before the eruption)
Make a note of any words in the short piece of text that describe the setting, characters or atmosphere.
Use the words you have highlighted to draw a picture of the setting. Here's an example to help you...