Lamplighter

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  • Where do you think this is?
  • What kind of creature is this?
  • What is it doing?
  • Why does this lamp need lighting?
  • What time period is this?
  • Was¬†being a lamplighter considered to be a good job? Why/why not? You could support your answer by researching lamplighters.
  • How does this lamplighter feel about his job?
  • Writing task: Write a job advert for a lamplighter. What skills and qualities will they need?
  • History and science link: How have our light sources changed over time? Use this video as a starting point/prompt: A Light History of Light in 2 minutes
    What was life like before electricity?
    Do you think life is better with electricity?

Credit: Chris Dunn
http://chrisdunnillustration.blogspot.co.uk

 

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