Night with fire in England - level 2

Night with fire in England - level 2

05-11-2011 15:00

The 5th of November is a special day in England. It is a day full of fire. It is the only time of the year when the English have fireworks and a big fire. The big fire is the most important part of the night. Every village, town, or city in the country has one big fire. People watch fireworks and put a figure of a man into the fire. The man is a symbol of this night. He is made some time before the night. Children go with him to the street and ask for money. They give the money to their parents. The parents buy fireworks with it.

The figure of a man is a man who tried to kill the king in England and destroy the Parliament in 1605. He and his group put bombs under the Parliament in London. But one man told his friend and the plan wasn’t successful. All the people from the group were killed. The people were happy that the king was alive and they made big fires.

Written by Hana for News in Levels

Interesting words: fireworks, figure, destroy, successful.

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