What? Where? When? Why? OthercuriositiesBonfire Night
What is Bonfire Night? It is an annual festivity in which peoplegather to see fireworks and bonfires atnight.
Where? Bonfire Night is celebrated in GreatBritain.
When does it take place? It takes place onNovember the fifth.
Why? Because on November the5th 1605, Guy Fawkes, amember of the GunpowderPlot, was arrested whileguarding explosives theplotters had placed beneaththe House of Lords.Celebrating the fact that KingJames I had survived theattempt on his life, people litbonfires around London.
Bonfire Night is also known as… Guy Fawkes Night/DayFirework Night
Now, listen to the following poemRemember, remember the fifth ofNovemberThe gunpowder treason and plot.I know of no reason why thegunpowder treasonShould ever be forgot.Remember, remember, the fifth ofNovember,The gunpowder treason and plot.A stick or a stake for King JamessakeWill you please to give us a fagotIf you cant give us one, well taketwo;The better for us and the worse foryou!
Some questions about thevideo! Do you know from what film is thisvideo? Who is the author of this poem?What does “gunpowder” mean?Give a synonym of “plot”.