The Great Fire of London

This text for year 2 and P3 linking to the topics Everyday materials and Properties and uses of substances, describes how the city of London was destroyed by fire and then rebuilt by science. Scientists Robert Hooke and Sir Christopher Wren were responsible for building the monument that stands in London today to commemorate the Great Fire Of London. What most people don’t know is they built a secret science lab inside it!

This downloadable reading pack includes:

  • Two differentiated A3 reading spreads for you to print.
  • Reading comprehension question and answer sheets, differentiated using our magnifying glasses key (on the bottom right). One magnifying glass indicates easier and two means harder.
Year 2
Everyday materials
The Great Fire of London

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