How do we know about the Great Fire of London?

In this lesson, we will learn about Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn who chronicled the events of the Great Fire of London in their diaries.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.On which date did the Great Fire of London begin?

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Q2.Who made a record in his diary of the events of the Great Fire of London?

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Q3.Which river did Londoners cross in order to escape the fire?

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Q4.What was initially used in order to pull down burning houses?

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Q5.How many houses were destroyed during the Great Fire of London?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.On which date did the Great Fire of London begin?

1/5

Q2.Who made a record in his diary of the events of the Great Fire of London?

2/5

Q3.Which river did Londoners cross in order to escape the fire?

3/5

Q4.What was initially used in order to pull down burning houses?

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Q5.How many houses were destroyed during the Great Fire of London?

5/5

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How do we know about the Great Fire of London? - Quiz

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Q1.Historical sources tell us about history. True or false?

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Q2.Are primary sources a first hand or second hand account of an event in the past?

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Q3.Which of these are considered primary sources? Tick two.

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Q4.Which of these are considered to be secondary sources? Tick two.

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Q5.How did Samuel Pepys prevent others from reading his diary?

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How do we know about the Great Fire of London? - Quiz

Well done for your work this lesson. Celebrate your learning with this quick quiz.

Q1.Historical sources tell us about history. True or false?

1/5

Q2.Are primary sources a first hand or second hand account of an event in the past?

2/5

Q3.Which of these are considered primary sources? Tick two.

Select two (2) boxes

3/5

Q4.Which of these are considered to be secondary sources? Tick two.

Select two (2) boxes

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Q5.How did Samuel Pepys prevent others from reading his diary?

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Lesson summary: How do we know about the Great Fire of London?

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