The Great Fire of London Game

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By Judith Mason — Educational Consultant

Original article published on 29th October 2009

This game, for two players, uses time connectives to give a sequenced account of events related to the spreading of the Great Fire of London of 1666. The events are presented as simple diary entries so the poster could also be used as an information text, linked to work in history.

The time connectives are a key focus for learning while playing the game and the connectives listed on the activity sheet below are to be used with the game, and can also be used afterwards to reinforce this learning.



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  1. denise whiteside
    on 24 November 2017

    Great Fire of London

    could not download anything waste of money and time again!

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    1out of 5
  2. thisa sucked
    on 10 March 2014

    haaa gaaay

    this game did not let me play :( i want to though but i cant it wont let me play i demand a refund just kidding about da refund thing

    1out of 5
  3. losie
    on 25 April 2013

    fire of london

    i want to play

  4. Elle peacok
    on 10 January 2011


    the great fire of londen game is so so intresting. Because it tell's you what happend in the past. And i learnet all about it at school and my teacher mrs Heaton dressed up as the rich Docter.

    elle peacock

  5. FCJ
    on 2 January 2010

    Fire of London resources

    This will all be a tremendous help in my planning and my mind is now buzzing with exciting ideas.