- 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