Dear Subscriber Finding out about famous people is a part of history and may also be regarded as general knowledge - people our children should know about. Our worksheet suggestions in this newsletter offer an easy way for your child to get the basic facts about five famous women.
From Grace Darling to Rosa Parks they all did extraordinary things. Perhaps it will encourage your child to find out more about these and other famous women. Look at our BOOK REVIEWS below which includes publications on other great women who did great things.
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Rosa Parks was famous for not giving up her seat on the bus when white passengers boarded. This worksheet tells her story, describes why what she did was so important and what it led to.
Grace Darling was famous for helping to rescue people from a shipwrecked paddle-steamer in 1838. This worksheet tells you the story and provides a series of questions to answer, including a diary entry and further research about her life.
Mary Seacole was famous for helping wounded soldiers during the Crimean War. This comprehension based worksheet tells you about the work she did and has some simple questions to answer about specific dates during her life. Answers are included.
Florence Nightingale was also famous for nursing during the Crimean War as well as improving standards in military hospitals and bringing down death rates. Use this worksheet to read more about her early life and your child can cut out and dress the paper model of Florence Nightingale.
Mother Teresa was famous for being dedicated to helping the poor. This information worksheet tells you all about her work and gives you a chance to discuss this with your child and set them some questions.
We continually review the best new books published. Shown below are three to help your child find out more about our world. Click on the image to find out more about them.
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