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Florence Nightingale

£12.00
SKU H2CS40110
Key Stage 1 Significant Individuals The Victorian Era History Year 2

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Meet Florence Nightingale, one of Britain's most famous historical figures, with this Florence Nightingale KS1 planning pack for Year 2. Find out about her remarkable life as you journey through lessons about her youth, her famous voyage to Scutari and the work she did there, as well as the work she did in her later years to improve nursing and hospital care.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

These Florence Nightingale Year 2 lessons provide everything you need to teach this fascinating scheme of work, including lesson plans, informative slides, differentiated worksheets and activities, and much more. We've done it all so you can just enjoy discovering 'the lady with the lamp' with your class and help them learn about one of Britain's most treasured heroines.

#Lesson1EarlyLife

Explore the early life of Florence Nightingale with your Year 2 class in the first lesson of this History scheme of work. Your class will be introduced to Florence Nightingale, exploring her childhood, family and education. They will find out when she lived and about the expectations at this time for wealthy women, finding out why wanting to be a nurse went against everything her family had hoped for her.

During their independent learning activities, your class will either be given the chance to consider for themselves what they want to be when they grow up, or go on a fun fact hunt to find our some further information about the early life of Florence Nightingale.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Information sheet
  • Treasure hunt cards
#Lesson2Scutari

This Florence Nightingale Scutari lesson teaches your class about why Florence went to the hospital in Scutari and what she found when she got there. They will think about what the journey was like for Florence and the 38 other nurses who went with her, as well as using pictures to explore what the conditions of the Scutari hospital were like.

During their independent learning activities, your KS1 class can then express what they have found about about Florence Nightingale's journey to Scutari in a variety of ways, such as by imaging they are Florence Nightingale and writing a letter home to her sister about her experiences.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Interview cards
  • Picture cards
  • Checklist cards
#Lesson3TheLadywiththeLamp

In this lesson, your class will learn why people called Florence Nightingale the lady with the lamp. Your KS1 class will explore the improvements Florence Nightingale made at the hospital in Scutari (after the doctors reluctantly allowed women to assist) and how these changes impacted the wounded soldiers. They will learn about how she got her nickname and compare what the hospital at Scutari was like before and after Florence's arrival. There's even a chance for them to make a Florence Nightingale lamp of their own!

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Help sheet
#Lesson4ACelebrity

This lesson starts by asking the class to name their favourite celebrities before going on to explore Florence's later years when she became one of Britain's most well-known and well-loved women. It looks at the work she did when she returned to England to improve nursing and the various ways in which she was recognised for this.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheet
  • True or false cards
  • Template sheet
#Lesson5SimilaritiesandDifferences

This lesson challenges your class to identify similarities and differences between medical care now and in Victorian times. They will look at the differences between nurses' outfits then and now as well as hospital wards, using pictures as prompts. They will also think about how treatments were different and have the opportunity to find out some first aid rules.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture sheets
  • Scenario cards
#Lesson6TheLifeofFlorenceNightingale

The final lesson in this series recaps on the life of Florence Nightingale and gives your KS1 class the chance to consolidate everything they have learnt about the lady with the lamp. The included slideshow presentation challenges your class to recall the main events in the life of Florence Nightingale and then goes on to explore what the term 'chronological' means.

During their independent learning tasks, your class can then express their understanding of the life of Florence Nightingale in a number of engaging ways, such as sorting event cards or writing their own Florence Nightingale information booklet.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Information book template sheets
  • Story template sheets
  • End of unit quiz
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS1 - the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods
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