Y5 History - Victorians
Florence Nightingale - 200 years old today!
You may have seen on the school website that today is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale.
I thought it would be a good opportunity to learn about the life of this famous nurse of the Victorian era.
Here is the link to a video giving a biographical account of her life https://safeyoutube.net/w/y9vD.
Here is the link to a website that you can use to research information about her life. http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/victorians/florence/index.htm
You can do any of the following:
- Write a biography about the life of Florence Nightingale.
- Draw a storyboard to show the main events of her life
- Florence Nightingale served as a nurse in the Crimean War. When she arrived in Scutari in Turkey she was appalled by the conditions the sick and injured were living in. Write a play script highlighting her disgust at the conditions and the need for change.
- Draw a picture of the ‘Lady with the lamp.’