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Catholic Primary School

'Follow your dreams using the guiding light of Jesus'

School Video

1st November




Lesson 1

Gunpowder plot ppt (see below)

Discuss showing this event in a comic strip style


How many words are used in a comic strip? Explore how children can use language to be concise.


Task 1 -create storyboard of gunpowder plot to tell story.

 limit to 25 words per picture


Lesson 2

Write diary entry as one of key plotters 


Write about the day the plan was made?


Discuss emotion of these men – public and private


Lesson 3

Edit and improve – identify audience and purpose

Make more personal and expressive of the person writing the diary entry



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Put in to sentences



To understand that following Christ demands sacrifices


    LO: To research and learn about the lives of key people and how they were followers of Christ




     Teach children about some traditional/new/unknown saints and identify how their lives made them saints

  • Mother Teresa
  • John Henry Newman
  • St Bernadette
  • Padra Pio
  • St Faustina



Hot– write a report for a religious magazine about the impact on the world of their chosen saint (children can use homework saint or one that has been discussed in class)

Spicy – create saints information cards to inform people about the key points about 3 saints of their choice (Name, nationality, years alive, mission from God, what made them a saint, Canonisation date, unusual fact)

Mild– Summarise the life of one of the saints studied and explain what we can learn today from this person