Learning By Topic KS2: Diary of a Wimpy Kid and History

Find out what inspired Jeff Kinney to become an author; write a short biography about his life.

Construct Greg’s family tree. Use information that you have learnt from the books about family members.

In Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School, Greg unplugs and goes electronic free. What would life have been like before electricity? How did people communicate? What did people do for entertainment? How did they stop food from going off? What about lighting?

Now construct a timeline showing the first inventions of modern technology. E.g. In 1876 Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone.