Key Stage 1 "Significant Individuals"
lesson plans and ideas
LESSON 3: William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee
KEY STAGE 1 SCIENCE NATIONAL CURRICULUM OBJECTIVES:
• 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 [for example, Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria, Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong, William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee, Pieter Bruegel the Elder and
LS Lowry, Rosa Parks and Emily Davison, Mary Seacole and/or Florence Nightingale and Edith Cavell
• Significant historical events
PUPILS WILL LEARN ..
About the lives of William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee.
RESOURCES - DOWNLOAD HERE
• Powerpoint for both people
• Written profiles of William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee
• Wordsearch of William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee
Make your own small book like William Caxton / write a pretend email to William Caxton about his printing press / write instructions for doing a google search
• ROLE-PLAY AREA SUGGESTIONS:
Caxton’s printing shop / science lab (like CERN) / internet café
• ART / DT:
Make a model computer from cardboard boxes / make lots of prints!
Look at the known world in Caxton’s time compared to now / find out how many computers are connected to the internet in each country of the world / locate CERN in google earth
find out how computers ‘talk’ to each other / what is the best ink/paint to print with?