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Guy fawkes night adapted

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  • 1. Celebrations and national holidays in the UK.
  • 2. What holidays do we have in the UK?
  • 3. Can you think of anymore?
  • 4. Guy Fawkes Night- 5th November Remember, remember the fifth of November, Gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason, why gunpowder treason, Should ever be forgot
  • 5. A traditional English celebration… 1. Why is Guy Fawkes Night so important in England? (Bonfire Night) 2. How is it celebrated? 3. A modern adaptation.
  • 6. Why is Guy Fawkes Night so important in England? • Guy Fawkes is the person most associated with the Gunpowder Plot to blow up James I ,the Houses of Lords and Commons when James opened Parliament on November 5th 1605.
  • 7. Houses of Parliament
  • 8. Gunpowder Plot • Fawkes and his group put 36 barrels of gunpowder in cellars under the Houses of Parliament in London, ready to set off a massive explosion.
  • 9. Why didn´t it work? • A member of the group sent a letter to the King to tell him of the plans. • Guy Fawkes was arrested. • He was hung, drawn and quartered.
  • 10. How do we celebrate this day? • Bonfires • A statue of Guy Fawkes in burned in every village/town/city. • Lots of fireworks! • We eat baked potatoes.
  • 11. Video • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7eLQS4E mnY
  • 12. Modern Adaptation • V for Vendetta
  • 13. Time to talk! • Why do we celebrate Guy Fawkes Night? • How is November 5th celebrated in England? • Are there any celebrations similar in Spain? • Is it a celebration you would like to see?

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