Ancient Egypt Hieroglyphics Worksheet (Create your own language!)

Ancient Egypt Hieroglyphics Worksheet (Create your own language!)

This is a great activity for primary and younger secondary students studying Ancient Egypt! They have the opportunity to create their own symbolic language and then have their friends translate their new invented alphabet! Students love this activity because it’s challenging and fun. This set includes: *1 handout explaining the history of hieroglyphics to read through as a class *1 worksheet for students to fill in with their own pictorial alphabet *1 worksheet for students to write out sentences using their new language which they can then have friends translate I hope you enjoy them
hannerilou
Ancient Egypt Cut and Paste Gods Activity

Ancient Egypt Cut and Paste Gods Activity

This is the perfect ready to print cut and paste activity. It features 12 common Egyptian Gods and Goddesses and their corresponding descriptions. The larger size cards can be used as a fun starter activity at students’ desks, be individual flashcards or even classroom displays. The smaller worksheet is an individual cut and paste activity for students to complete in their books. This includes: 12 Egyptian God Cards 12 Egyptian Descriptions 1 Cut and Paste Worksheet 1 Answer Key I hope you enjoy them.
hannerilou
History Bingo Sheets and Questions (Trivia/Game)

History Bingo Sheets and Questions (Trivia/Game)

Do you need a fun way to engage your students in your History classroom? Do your students love trivia? Do you want a fun way to encourage student participation? Or do you just need a bit of fun? This set of twenty-five individual bingo sheets and questions (with answers) is a great, ready to go way of making History fun with your primary and high school students. Just print out the sheets, read off the questions and if the students have the corresponding question and are able to answer it correctly they can stamp it off. When they have stamped all their questions they call out BINGO. My kids love Bingo and this way you just need to print off the sheets! I hope you enjoy them.
hannerilou
Battle of Thermopylae - Ancient Greece - Comic Strip Lesson

Battle of Thermopylae - Ancient Greece - Comic Strip Lesson

This is a lesson that fits in with the Ancient Greek Topic. This is aimed at Year 5 and 6 but can be adapted for any KS2. I have included a word bank and comic strips with examples of written pieces. I have made these myself and this is my first attempt at sharing so any feedback would be appreciated.
sianiebarrett
Roman Drama Roles- Whole Class Set

Roman Drama Roles- Whole Class Set

A class set of drama roles for acting out different scenarios. You could warm-up by playing Upstairs/Downstairs or use it at the end of a topic to show the day in the life of a Roman. I used these as a drama activity and took the children outside where they walked, talked and ate like their Roman. They even chose names!
AbbyMSimpson
Roman Myth Planning and Writing

Roman Myth Planning and Writing

When I began to teach Roman Myths I found that there weren’t many primary resources available and so eventually ended up making this. It includes a presentation and three child-friendly versions of Roman Myths. I have also included a planning sheet for the children. The presentation includes all the features of a myth and on slide three the children can use die to discover their God, setting and main character!
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Stone, Bronze and Iron Age Timeline Worksheet - KS2

Stone, Bronze and Iron Age Timeline Worksheet - KS2

KS2 History - Stone, Bronze and Iron Age Timeline Worksheet This resource contains a blank timeline, along with a series of images and labels for pupils to use. This resource is This resource is ideal for pupils to complete as an independent topic review as a way to test their understanding and knowledge. Pupils can also add their own captions and information to the timeline.
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Prehistoric Britain Interactive Timeline - KS2

Prehistoric Britain Interactive Timeline - KS2

KS2 History - Prehistoric Britain Interactive Timeline This interactive timeline allows pupils to create their own timeline of Prehistoric Britain by adding images, labels and text to a timeline. The images are supported by captions to give pupils more information. This resource is ideal for a whole-class topic review, as a way of assessing pupils’ understanding of the topic and getting them to summarise their knowledge.
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Prehistoric Britain Information Text and Images - Reading Level B - KS2

Prehistoric Britain Information Text and Images - Reading Level B - KS2

KS2 History - Prehistoric Britain Text and Images - Reading Level B This resource contains text and images covering keys periods for prehistoric Britain. This text is pitched at reading level B, designed for pupils who are comfortable reading more text and complex sentences independently. This resource is useful for retelling or writing tasks. For example, you can delete the column of text and ask pupils to retell the historical events in their own words.
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Nomadic Versus Settler Worksheet - The Neolithic History KS2

Nomadic Versus Settler Worksheet - The Neolithic History KS2

KS2 History - Nomadic Versus Settler Worksheet This resource contains an information sheet that provides detailed information about how humans changed the way they lived drastically in this period, from small nomadic groups to settled communities. Use the recording table worksheet for pupils to make notes on the pros and cons of nomadic and settler life. These notes can then be extended into a debate, either verbal with the whole class or written independently as a short explanatory text.
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Cut and Stick Activity - Skara Brae - The Neolithic Age KS2

Cut and Stick Activity - Skara Brae - The Neolithic Age KS2

KS2 History - Skara Brae Archaeological Site Cut and Stick Activity This activity is designed to test pupils’ understanding of the archaeological site of Skara Brae. Pupils are tasked with cutting out and matching text and images, which can then be stuck into their exercise books. To make this more challenging, students could be tasked with writing their own text beside the images.
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Archaeological Sites in the UK Worksheet - The Neolithic Age KS2

Archaeological Sites in the UK Worksheet - The Neolithic Age KS2

KS2 History - The Neolithic Age - Archaeological Sites in the UK Worksheet This sheet gives your class the opportunity to carry out their own research. Pupils plot the locations of six archaeological sites relevant to the Neolithic Age, from around the UK, onto the map. Since they have been give specific site names, this task could be extended by using the names as search terms during internet research. An additional teacher sheet is provided to show the location of sites on the map.
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Card Sorting Activity  - Skara Brae - The Neolithic Age KS2

Card Sorting Activity - Skara Brae - The Neolithic Age KS2

KS2 History - Skara Brae Archaeological Site Card Sorting Activity This classroom activity is designed to test pupils’ understanding of the story about Skara Brae. Pupils are each given one card (either an image or text) and are tasked with finding the related card. This is a great resource to use as a plenary to assess pupils’ understanding. These cards could also be used as part of a class display.
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Hill Fort Worksheet - The Iron Age KS2

Hill Fort Worksheet - The Iron Age KS2

KS2 History - Hill Fort Worksheet This worksheet tasks pupils with labelling the different feature of an Iron Age Hill Fort, along with a completed version for reference. This resource can be used as a labelling exercise to assess pupils’ understanding, as a general resource to support writing or for display.
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Maiden Castle Archaeological Site Information Sheet - The Iron Age KS2

Maiden Castle Archaeological Site Information Sheet - The Iron Age KS2

KS2 History - Maiden Castle Archaeological Site Information Sheet This sheet provides detailed information on Maiden Hill archaeological site, including how the site tells the story of generations of inhabitants and what life might have been like there. Teachers can use the sheet to support their own knowledge or use it as the basis of a comprehension activity with pupils.
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Skara Brae Archaeological Site Information Sheet - The Neolithic Age KS2

Skara Brae Archaeological Site Information Sheet - The Neolithic Age KS2

KS2 History - Skara Brae Archaeological Site Information Sheet This sheet provides detailed information on Skara Brae archaeological site, including when and how it was discovered, why the site is so important and what life might have been like for the inhabitants. Teachers can use the sheet to support their own knowledge or use it as the basis of a comprehension activity with pupils.
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Card Sorting Activity  - Maiden Castle - The Iron Age KS2

Card Sorting Activity - Maiden Castle - The Iron Age KS2

KS2 History - Maiden Castle Archaeological Site Card Sorting Activity This classroom activity is designed to test pupils’ understanding of the story about Maiden Castle. Pupils are each given one card (either an image or text) and are tasked with finding the related card. This is a great resource to use as a plenary to assess pupils’ understanding. These cards could also be used as part of a class display.
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Archaeological Sites in the UK Worksheet - The Iron Age KS2

Archaeological Sites in the UK Worksheet - The Iron Age KS2

KS2 History - The Iron Age - Archaeological Sites in the UK Worksheet This sheet gives your class the opportunity to carry out their own research. Pupils plot the locations of five archaeological sites relevant to the Iron Age, from around the UK, onto the map. Since they have been give specific site names, this task could be extended by using the names as search terms during internet research. An additional teacher sheet is provided to show the location of sites on the map.
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Cut and Stick Activity - Maiden Castle - The Iron Age KS2

Cut and Stick Activity - Maiden Castle - The Iron Age KS2

KS2 History - Maiden Castle Archaeological Site Cut and Stick Activity This activity is designed to test pupils’ understanding of the story about Maiden Castle. Pupils are tasked with cutting out and matching text and images, which can then be stuck into their exercise books. To make this more challenging, students could be tasked with writing their own text beside the images.
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About Archaeology - Information Sheet and Comprehension Questions - KS2

About Archaeology - Information Sheet and Comprehension Questions - KS2

KS2 History - About Archaeology Information Sheet This information sheet looks at the process of digging up the past, including the types of questions that archaeology tries to answer, the physical process and potential problems. This information sheet also has some comprehension questions to assess pupils’ understanding of the text. As a fun activity to follow on from this, why not set up a ‘dig’ by burying items in a sandpit or similar? Try using modern artefacts and ask pupils to think about what these objects would tell archaeologists from the future about us.
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Comprehension Text and Question Worksheet (Reading Level D) - About Prehistoric Britain KS2

Comprehension Text and Question Worksheet (Reading Level D) - About Prehistoric Britain KS2

KS2 History - About Prehistoric Britain - Comprehension Text and Question Worksheet This resource contains text exploring prehistoric Britain with colourful illustrations, supported by a series of comprehension questions. This text is pitched at reading level D, providing a more challenging text for advanced pupils. This is a great resource for assessing pupils’ understanding of the topic.
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About Smelting Information Sheet - The Bronze Age KS2

About Smelting Information Sheet - The Bronze Age KS2

KS2 History - About Smelting Information Sheet This sheet provides detailed information on the process of bronze-making and metal smiths. Teachers can use the sheet to support their own knowledge or use it as the basis of a comprehension activity with pupils.
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Archaeological Sites in the UK Worksheet - The Bronze Age KS2

Archaeological Sites in the UK Worksheet - The Bronze Age KS2

KS2 History - The Bronze Age - Archaeological Sites in the UK Worksheet This sheet gives your class the opportunity to carry out their own research. Pupils plot the locations of five archaeological sites relevant to the Bronze Age, from around the UK, onto the map. Since they have been give specific site names, this task could be extended by using the names as search terms during internet research. An additional teacher sheet is provided to show the location of sites on the map.
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Cut and Stick Activity - The Amesbury Archer - The Bronze Age KS2

Cut and Stick Activity - The Amesbury Archer - The Bronze Age KS2

KS2 History - The Amesbury Archer Archaeological Site Cut and Stick Activity This activity is designed to test pupils’ understanding of the story about the Amesbury Archer. Pupils are tasked with cutting out and matching text and images, which can then be stuck into their exercise books. To make this more challenging, students could be tasked with writing their own text beside the images.
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Card Sorting Activity  - The Amesbury Archer - The Bronze Age KS2

Card Sorting Activity - The Amesbury Archer - The Bronze Age KS2

KS2 History - The Amesbury Archer Archaeological Site Card Sorting Activity This classroom activity is designed to test pupils’ understanding of the story about the Amesbury Archer. Pupils are each given one card (either an image or text) and are tasked with finding the related card. This is a great resource to use as a plenary to assess pupils’ understanding. These cards could also be used as part of a class display.
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The New Stone Age: Everyday Life Worksheet - The Stone Age KS2

The New Stone Age: Everyday Life Worksheet - The Stone Age KS2

KS2 History - The New Stone Age: Everyday Life Worksheet This story-led task sheet provides facts and information about everyday life of early farmers, covering the first farmers as well as making and storing food. This resource is This resource is ideal for pupils to use in pairs or small groups. It contains questions prompts to encourage discussion.
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Work and Trade - Comprehension Worksheet - The Stone Age KS2

Work and Trade - Comprehension Worksheet - The Stone Age KS2

KS2 History: The Stone Age - The New Stone Age: Work and Trade Comprehension Worksheet This story-led comprehension worksheet begins with a short story, ‘Sparr The Miner’, along with supporting facts and information. Pupils are then given a variety of comprehension questions and deeper-thinking tasks on the topic. This worksheet is ideal for paired or small group work, or as a homework task.
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The New Stone Age: Everyday Life - Interactive Teaching Book - The Stone Age KS2

The New Stone Age: Everyday Life - Interactive Teaching Book - The Stone Age KS2

KS2 History: The Stone Age - The New Stone Age: Everyday Life Interactive Teaching Book This illustrated interactive teaching book breaks down key information about the New Stone Age period into bite-sized chunks. This book looks at the everyday life of early farmers during the New Stone Age period, covering farming, food, clothing and settling. This interactive teaching book is great to use with the whole class to explore the New Stone Age and as a tool to encourage discussion.
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Tribal Life - Worksheet - The Iron Age KS2

Tribal Life - Worksheet - The Iron Age KS2

KS2 History: The Iron Age - Tribal Life Worksheet This story-led task sheet provides facts and information about everyday life, and how settlements and competition for good land led to fights between tribes. It also examines the appearance of defensive hill-forts. This resource is ideal for pupils to use in pairs or small groups, this resource contains questions prompts to encourage discussion.
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Using Metal - Comprehension Worksheet - The Bronze Age KS2

Using Metal - Comprehension Worksheet - The Bronze Age KS2

KS2 History: The Bronze Age - Using Metal Comprehension Worksheet This story-led comprehension worksheet begins with a short story based on the theme of bronze-making, along with some other facts and information. Pupils are then given a variety of comprehension questions and deeper-thinking tasks on the topic. This worksheet is ideal for paired or small group work, or as a homework task.
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Religion - Worksheet - The Bronze Age KS2

Religion - Worksheet - The Bronze Age KS2

KS2 History: The Bronze Age - Religion Worksheet This story-led task sheet provides facts and information about how people turned to religion for hope and support during difficult times. This resource is ideal for pupils to use in pairs or small groups, this resource contains questions prompts to encourage discussion.
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Hunter-Gatherers - Interactive Teaching Book - The Stone Age KS2

Hunter-Gatherers - Interactive Teaching Book - The Stone Age KS2

KS2 History: The Stone Age - The Middle Stone Age: Hunter-Gatherers Interactive Teaching Book This illustrated interactive teaching book breaks down key information about the Middle Stone Age period into bite-sized chunks. This book looks at the life of hunter-gatherers during the period after the end of the Ice Ages, covering building shelters, food, tools and cooking. This interactive teaching book is great to use with the whole class to explore the Middle Stone Age and as a tool to encourage discussion.
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Religion - Comprehension Worksheet - The Bronze Age KS2

Religion - Comprehension Worksheet - The Bronze Age KS2

KS2 History: The Bronze Age - Religion Comprehension Worksheet This story-led comprehension worksheet begins with a short story about the beliefs and rituals of people during this period, along with supporting facts and information. Pupils are then given a variety of comprehension questions and deeper-thinking tasks on the topic. This worksheet is ideal for paired or small group work, or as a homework task.
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Trade and Culture - Interactive Teaching Book - The Iron Age KS2

Trade and Culture - Interactive Teaching Book - The Iron Age KS2

KS2 History: The Iron Age - Trade and Culture: Life, Leisure, Crafts & Trade Interactive Teaching Book This illustrated interactive teaching book breaks down key information about the Iron Age period into bite-sized chunks. This book looks at the period just before the Romans began to invade. At this time, trade meant that life, for some, was becoming more luxurious, as wealth, power and status became more relevant within society. This interactive teaching book is great to use with the whole class to explore the Iron Age and as a tool to encourage discussion.
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The Middle Stone Age: Everyday Life - Interactive Teaching Book - The Stone Age KS2

The Middle Stone Age: Everyday Life - Interactive Teaching Book - The Stone Age KS2

KS2 History: The Stone Age - The Middle Stone Age: Everyday Life Interactive Teaching Book This illustrated interactive teaching book breaks down key information about the Middle Stone Age period into bite-sized chunks. This book looks at everyday life in the Middle Stone Age period, covering the climate, families, clothing and beliefs. This interactive teaching book is great to use with the whole class to explore the Stone Age and as a tool to encourage discussion.
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Comprehension Text and Question Worksheet (Reading Level C) - About Prehistoric Britain KS2

Comprehension Text and Question Worksheet (Reading Level C) - About Prehistoric Britain KS2

KS2 History - About Prehistoric Britain - Comprehension Text and Question Worksheet This resource contains text exploring prehistoric Britain with colourful illustrations, supported by a series of comprehension questions. This text is pitched at reading level C, providing a more challenging text for advanced pupils. This is a great resource for assessing pupils’ understanding of the topic.
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Using Metal - Worksheet - The Bronze Age KS2

Using Metal - Worksheet - The Bronze Age KS2

KS2 History: The Bronze Age - Using Metal Worksheet This story-led task sheet provides facts and information about bronze-making and metal-working technologies of the Bronze Age period. This resource is ideal for pupils to use in pairs or small groups, this resource contains questions prompts to encourage discussion.
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Religion - Interactive Teaching Book - The Bronze Age KS2

Religion - Interactive Teaching Book - The Bronze Age KS2

KS2 History: The Bronze Age - Religion Interactive Teaching Book This illustrated interactive teaching book breaks down key information about the Bronze Age period into bite-sized chunks. This book looks at how the reliance on farming and crops made life more difficult when the climate deteriorated, and how people turned to religion to give them hope. This interactive teaching book is great to use with the whole class to explore the Bronze Age and as a tool to encourage discussion.
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About Prehistoric Britain Interactive Information Book - Reading Level B - KS2

About Prehistoric Britain Interactive Information Book - Reading Level B - KS2

KS2 History - About Prehistoric Britain Interactive Information Book - Reading Level B This is an interactive information book about Prehistoric Britain. This text is pitched at reading level B, designed for pupils who are comfortable reading more text and complex sentences independently. This is a great resource for whole-class or independent reading as a way to introduce the topic and spark discussion.
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