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  • 1. BONFIRE NIGHT
  • 2. What is Bonfire Night? • Every year on the 5th November in England, we celebrate Bonfire Night. • This is because on the 5th November 1605, a man called Guy Fawkes and his friends decided to try to blow up the English government and the King, James I. Guy Fawkes Government- gobierno Blow up- volar
  • 3. • Guy Fawkes came from a city called York:
  • 4. WHY did he want to kill the king? • Guy Fawkes was a Catholic, but King James I was a Protestant. • Guy Fawkes wanted England to be Catholic, so he wanted to kill the King. • So, he tried to blow up the government using gunpowder! Gunpowder: Pólvora
  • 5. What happened? • People discovered Guy Fawkes, his men and the gunpowder before he could blew up the government. • He was put in prison. • He and his men were killed and their heads were put on sticks as a warning to other people.
  • 6. Why do we remember this? • Because of a law passed in 1606 called the “Law of Thanksgiving”, we have to remember what Guy Fawkes tried to do on the 5th of November every year. Thanksgivin g Law
  • 7. What happens now? • Every 5th November in England we have a big party and celebration to remember what Guy Fawkes did. • We build a huge bonfire, and we make a model of Guy Fawkes, then burn it on top.
  • 8. • We also watch lots of fireworks.
  • 9. We also use sparklers
  • 10. What do you eat? • We eat toffee apples and jacket potatoes that are cooked in tin foil on the bonfire!
  • 11. We have a poem about Guy Fawkes: Remember, remember the Fifth of November, Gunpowder Treason and Plot, I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder Treason Should ever be forgot
  • 12. Some photos I took on Bonfire Night
  • 13. Happy Bonfire Night!!