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10 lesson Scheme of Work - History of Britain (Stone Age to 1066)

10 lesson Scheme of Work - History of Britain (Stone Age to 1066)

This sequence of lessons covers a number of elements of the Key Stage 2 History curriculum in a fun, engaging and dynamic way. I am a trained Secondary teacher who is currently working in a Prep School so teaching Year 5 and 6. As such, I have embedded a number of the higher level historical skills into this scheme of work. There is an assessment at the end which will gauge pupils retention but more importantly their ability to interrogate source material.
giovannielber9
Rap, rhyme & learn about prehistory.

Rap, rhyme & learn about prehistory.

This rap & rhyme takes kids through humankind’s development. Initially created as an ESL resource it is equally suitable for English-speaking primary students. Illustrations by Maria Tarrago and design & layout by Eva Morell.
raefenton1
Stone Age Class Assembly Script

Stone Age Class Assembly Script

An assembly script written to show learning about the Stone Age. I’ve taken elements from the books, Ug and Stone Age Boy. Includes reference to reading Journey though the Stone Age poem and the song, We will rock you, both available on this site. Written for my year 3 class.
helenelizabeth29
Anglo-Saxon and Viking revision booklet

Anglo-Saxon and Viking revision booklet

A revision booklet for Anglo-Saxons and Vikings. This style of booklet is great for revision, mixing key facts, points and information with little drawings and things for pupils to add to personalise it. Suitable for Year 4, but can be adapted. Instructions: Print out both sheets Photocopy them back to back to a double sided sheet. Booklet will then fold in and back on itself to create an 8 page revision booklet!
Thatmatt
Year 4 Anglo-Saxons/Vikings  Test

Year 4 Anglo-Saxons/Vikings Test

A resource that can be used either as a revision test or exam. Covers the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings. Suitable for Year 4. In Word format so you can edit it if required.
Thatmatt
Stone Age Iron Age Knowledge Organiser

Stone Age Iron Age Knowledge Organiser

Knowledge organiser for a ‘Stone Age to Iron Age’ topic. Inlcudes key dates and facts about the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age. There is a blank space for you to add any other information. Sassoon penpals font. Suitable for KS2+
nicoleac
El Djem - Tunisia

El Djem - Tunisia

A presentation about The amphytheatre El Djem in Thunisia. A lot of pictures, mosaics and history. Comes with a page and a half details for the teacher.
freshhh_89
Year 3 Maths Lesson Observation - Addition - Crack the Code!

Year 3 Maths Lesson Observation - Addition - Crack the Code!

Here’s a bundle of resources I used for a lesson observation in Maths. The focus was addition and was aimed at children working at Year 2 and 3 Age Related Expectations (ARE). The resources were linked to our history topic at the time - The Iron Age - but the content could easily be adapted. Hope it helps!
s_hart9
y3 stone age resources

y3 stone age resources

curriculum map for the stone age that can be edited to suit. PSHE/ RIGHTS OF A CHILD linked lesson looking at the wants/ needs of a stone age person. What evidence did the stone age people leave behind? looking at evidence and identifying what each source is.
prestonlol81
KS3 History Mega Bundle

KS3 History Mega Bundle

20 x fully resourced lesson packs - all complete with differentiated powerpoints and worksheets, clip links, starters, plenaries, LOs to three levels throughout. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school. All lessons have been highly-rated by Tes users. This pack is created by EC Resources, the most popular Tes Resources author of last year.
History_Geek
Year 7 History

Year 7 History

11x fully resourced lesson packs - all complete with differentiated powerpoints and worksheets, clip links, starters, plenaries, LOs to three levels throughout. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school. All lessons have been highly-rated by Tes users. Suitable for KS3 and easy to adapt. I'm going to keep adding to this, so if you buy it check your downloads now and again as I'll have added something new :)
History_Geek
Stone Age Topic Vocabulary Pack

Stone Age Topic Vocabulary Pack

This 15 page Stone Age TVP will help bring to life your topic! The ninja has carefully selected 4 key areas to study and explore! Created exciting lists of topic-focused nouns, verbs and adjectives to enhance pupil writing. Researched etymologies of the Stone Age related words for you to teach. The ninja has even provided a unique Vocabulary Ninja reward system (including certificates), branded display resources, and blank templates of Synonym Alley and Vocabulary Laboratory activities. The ninja has even supplied two pages of teaching techniques, helping you bring to life each resource.
VocabularyNinja
Queen Boudicca Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson History

Queen Boudicca Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson History

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of 'Queen Boudicca'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Cave Man to Hastings: British history summary to 1066

Cave Man to Hastings: British history summary to 1066

For End of year 6 or start of year 7: to recap British history from the 'beginning' to 1066, prior to teaching the Norman Conquest. Using the power-point, timeline and summary sheet(s), the main eras can be summarised by the teacher/whole class learning. To take this further, pupils can then work in small groups to research and present a specific era, which they can peer/self assess (see sheets). You would need to provide resources for each group to do their research, such as the internet, library books, printed fact sheets or the GCP books. More structured support/guidance could be given to an SEN group. As well as providing an overview of British history, this helps student learn research, presentation and groupwork skills.
sgoward
Newspaper Article Writing - Boudica

Newspaper Article Writing - Boudica

Key Stage 2 - Cross-curricular literacy - reading and non-fiction writing Contents: 2 x newspaper article models (Roman and Briton viewpoints) Venn Diagram (higher order reading skills) - compare and contrast 2 texts Newspaper article Planning Sheet (1 x blank + 1 x example) Article writing checklist Newspaper article template
Roseborne88
Norman Conquest: Causes of Norman Conquest

Norman Conquest: Causes of Norman Conquest

An hour long, fully resourced lesson with powerpoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, clip link and accompanying task all about the events leading up the Norman Conquest; Edward the Confessor, the contenders and the Witan council. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school.
History_Geek
CAVE PAINTINGS - Complete Unit of Work

CAVE PAINTINGS - Complete Unit of Work

LANDSCAPE PAINTING - CAVE PAINTINGS: This resource offers a complete unit of Art and Design ideas with cross curricular links that enables students to extend their knowledge of Cave Paintings and the people who created them. This project looks at three major cave painting systems; Chauvet Caves; located in France, Lascaux Caves; also located in France, and the Cave of Altamira; located in Spain. The resource bundle is extensive and enables the teacher to pick and choose which elements to use. Plenty of background information is included and a range of interesting Art making ideas that students will enjoy and will produce a lively, informative display. We begin by establishing a Base Line of students knowledge and then build on from here encouraging students to reappraise their knowledge as they learn. An 18-clip Power Point presentation has also been included that highlights interesting facts about the three cave systems. There is also a 22 page set of Illustrated Notes that covers the Power Point facts – with extended notes about the conservation of the caves. There is a resource that looks at the period of time when the Chauvet, Lascaux and Altamira cave paintings were produced. It places the paintings on a time line and touches on the development of Early man. There is a resource that looks at the coloured paints that have been found in the caves and how these colours were resourced and made. It then explains how the eye sees colour and how low light levels affect the colours we see. We then look at the way the tools that created the cave paintings were made. This complete unit of work with cross curriculum links to; HISTORY, ART & DESIGN, SCIENCE, DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY & GEOGRAPHY. It is suitable for KS2 & KS3 students.
crigdon
The  Stone Age - An Escape Room (Cave) Complete Unit Bundle

The Stone Age - An Escape Room (Cave) Complete Unit Bundle

Imagine all of your students actively engaged in a unit on The Stone Age with very little preparation on your part! Sound wonderful? It is!! This Stone Age activity includes five PowerPoint programs for five different groups on five different topics related to the Stone Age. Group A – Paleolithic migration, tools, fire, and language Group B – Paleolithic food, shelter, clothing, and Neanderthal vs. Cro Magnon Group C – Mesolithic fertile crescent, ice age, megafauna extinction, and cave paintings Group D – Neolithic farming, domestic animals, polished tools, weaving Group E – Neolithic villages, pottery, religion and ritual, and government The activities in each group are many and varied, allowing for creative research and development of the topic. The unit helps the students with the 4 C's of education; Critical Thinking, Communication, Creativity, and Collaboration. This is a cooperative effort. When one group finishes their four tasks, the students are encouraged to divide up and join other groups to help finish their tasks. Eventually, all groups will finish with the assistance of everyone in the classroom. As each group finishes, you’ll see that the teacher PowerPoint program allows you to click on the group and cover it with a rock. After everyone is done, your students will present their findings to the class. As each group presents, your PowerPoint program will allow you to make the rock disappear so you can keep track of which group has gone. Finally, the class discussion involves learning how the Stone Age people influenced modern people. Depending on the level of ability of your students, this unit can take anywhere between 4 days and two weeks. Materials needed: For every group: Access to a computer Pocket folder Labels for front of folder Crayons and pencils Printouts of challenges Additional materials for other groups include clay, pastels, chopsticks, yarn, a plastic needle, and cardboard - all easily obtainable supplies. Your students will work eagerly and cooperatively to complete this Escape Cave Quest so they can avoid the saber-toothed tiger! No additional preparation is required on your part!
renee2181
The Stone Age: The Amesbury Archer model newspaper report

The Stone Age: The Amesbury Archer model newspaper report

I wrote a newspaper report based on the Amesbury Archer to use with my Year 3 class as a history/English cross-curricular task as part of their Stone Age topic. There are elements of fact as well as fiction (mainly through quotes to show opinion) so you may wish to amend depending on how you want to use the resource. I have included a highlighted version to indicate the features of a news report as well as a none highlighted version. Hope no offence is taken by the quotes! The funny names were used to add an element of humour which got some laughs I must say!
Bswaile
Early migration to Britain - Celts, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Normans

Early migration to Britain - Celts, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Normans

A 44-page booklet with a wide variety of activities about early migration to Britain. Includes: • map activities with place names • different calendars • comparing houses • Roman and Viking soldiers • language activities for the various groups Teachers’ notes are also included. This is suitable for: • The whole class • EAL students (early stage, advanced stage) • Students with SEN may also find it more accessible.
clas3
The STone Age 5 LESSONS + resources

The STone Age 5 LESSONS + resources

This is a series of 5 lessons for the Stone Age topic. It starts with an understanding of what pre-historic means and moves on to understand that the Stone Age lasted for a very long time. That before visiting 3 individual lessons about the Old, Middle and New Stone Age. The lessons provide writing opportunities for the children (a letter & non-chron report) with templates provided also. If you would like to see any examples of children's work please contact me :)
lthomas1402
Stone Age - True or False Quiz

Stone Age - True or False Quiz

Using Red/Green paddles or cards, this true or false quiz was designed for use after introducing students to Mesolithic and Neolithic Stone Age people. There are some fun questions and weird facts about the period to lighten the topic a little. This quiz should only take under 10 minutes but it can be a good starter at the beginning of the lesson or it could be used to sum up the topic before moving on to The Bronze Age. Horrible Histories Savage Stone Age book is where the information in this quiz was compiled from.
siobhanmbrennan
Narrative Writing Activity: 100 vocabulary words about the Stone Age

Narrative Writing Activity: 100 vocabulary words about the Stone Age

Are your students writing about the Stone Age? This map includes the 100 top Tier II words to describe the Stone Age (based on a data analysis by our Cambridge University experts to find the most statistically relevant words). The map will help students choose the perfect word for their bold stories about what it was like to live in the Stone Age. The words range from what people in the Stone Age were like, things people did in the stone age and what tools people used in the Stone Age. How to use? This map can be used as a handout to give to students while they are writing or as a poster to hang in your classroom. MrsWordsmith.com uses machine learning to identify 10,000 words in the English language that matter for academic success, with a team of Cambridge University AI experts. We are illustrating these 10,000 words with the award-winning artists behind Madagascar & Hotel Transylvania. SIGN UP at https://www.mrswordsmith.com/pages/teachers for FREE Hollywood-Illustrated vocabulary resources. MORE ABOUT MRS WORDSMITH The world’s most effective way to learn vocabulary. Only 10,000 words matter for academic success. And we're illustrating all of them! From ages 7-17. HOW IT WORKS We teach you how to use words correctly, by learning words in context, through statistically relevant word pairs. For example word pairs (or collocations) for crave include: "crave coffee", "crave affection", "crave power". RECOMMENDED AND USED BY TOP SCHOOLS AND INSTITUTIONS ☆☆☆☆☆ “Effective” Professor Ted Briscoe, University of Cambridge ☆☆☆☆☆ “Relevant” Head of School Emma Madden, Fox Primary School ☆☆☆☆☆ “Inspirational” Deputy Head Hannah Verney, Westminster Under School CHILDREN LEARN BETTER VISUALLY Our hilariously illustrated words engage students and help them learn a richer, more descriptive vocabulary. They'll soon use blurted instead of said and staggered in place of walk. OUR MISSION Our mission is to connect every young person to the words they need to know, in the fastest and more unforgettable, so they can enjoy the journey and avoid cramming. CRAVE MORE HILARIOUSLY ILLUSTRATED RESOURCES? Visit https://www.mrswordsmith.com/pages/teachers to sign-up for more FREE hilariously illustrated resources.
MrsWordsmith
KS1 & 2 Historical story planning template

KS1 & 2 Historical story planning template

KS1 & 2 Historical story planning template. A resource for pupils to use to plan their own historical story writing. Includes a bullet point reminder of the rules for writing historical stories and spaces for pupils to develop character description, setting and ideas for the structure of their story. Great to use following a History writing lesson or drama. Can also be used with most History topics : Norman Castles, Explorers, Travel, Halloween, Romans, Egypt, Saxon Britain etc.
newromantic
Autumn Celebrations - Halloween and Bonfire Night Multimedia Resource Pack

Autumn Celebrations - Halloween and Bonfire Night Multimedia Resource Pack

Two of my best selling multimedia resources for autumn. Lessons for teaching the history of Halloween and Bonfire Night. These are fun and engaging lessons that can be adapted to most levels and contain a mix of comic book style readers, videos and PDF worksheets and quizzes. Great value at 30% off the price of buying the two lessons individually. The Bonfire Night Lesson contains a video download, while the Halloween History movie is a YouTube video link. For more detailed explanations of each lesson please visit the individual sites of each by following the links below. Bonfire Night Halloween History
kibishipaul
An introduction to The Romans - Year 4

An introduction to The Romans - Year 4

4 days worth of work that introduces chn to The Romans. First lesson explores British History, chn sequence event in History on a timeline. The other days look at: The death of Julius Caesar (crime report) A day in the life of a Roman Soldier (diary) Life before the Romans invaded (letter from a 10year old at the time perspective)
Georginamc87
Prehistoric Britain assembly

Prehistoric Britain assembly

KS2 assembly written for a whole school assembly. 27 parts in total, although easy to adapt. Split into the following parts Archeoligists Paleolitic Mesolithic Neolitic Bronze Age Iron age Roman I split the children into small groups to allow then to practice together easily, we then combined at end making it less time consuming to practice. I have also included costume lists and signs - the rest of the resources can be found on Twinkl and YouTube
beckieb1984
My village around history

My village around history

"My village around history" goal is to analyze how people’s ways of life have changed throughout history by directing observing the places where they settled and the material remains found at these sites. This resource include 8 posters / slides on 8 different periods in Prehistory and Ancient History and clear instructions on how to develop a research project called "The footprints of our past. Where did we live?" The posters cover the following periods: 1.My Paleolithic Camp 2.My Neolithic Village 3.My Bronze Age Settlement 4.My Sumerian Village 5.My Farming Village in Ancient Egypt 6.My Greek polis 7.My Celtic Village 8.My Villa Rustica in Ancient Rome The research project: «The footprints of our lives. Where did we live?» includes a presentation of the project, its clear aim, the evaluation criteria, the recommended timescale and suggestions about the organization and research of the project. This research project is optional, you can use the posters independently to develop your didactic units on Prehistory, Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, the Celtic culture or Ancient Rome and display people's ways of life and housing.
EnglishWithSophia
Year 2 Bundle

Year 2 Bundle

A wide range of resources to set up for year 2. Pack includes: - KS1 SATs assessment checklists suitable for 2018 interim framework. - Christmas activities - Year 1 and 2 spelling word searches - Spelling for year 1 and 2 - Bonfire Activities - Mathematical investigations - Writing paper
Pencilplayground
Iron Age Lesson Bundle

Iron Age Lesson Bundle

Iron Age Lesson Plans for Year 3/4 These plans belong to our popular Stone Age to Iron Age Resource Pack recommended by TES. Problems downloading? Click here for download help Ir Includes full lesson plans and pupil resources/worksheets. Topics include Iron Age hill forts and Iron Age art. 1 . Introduction: What does Prehistory Mean? This lesson puts the Iron Age in context by introducing the period of British history from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. Pupils will make a timeline to set this period into the wider context of British History and they will discover how we break up this period into distinct Ages. 2. No Place Like Home: What was life like at an Iron Age hill fort? Pupil will discover what life was like in an Iron Age hillfort in Britain. This lesson encourages pupils to engage imaginatively with this historical setting and reflect on how life in this period might have been different to life today, making a storyboard to record their ideas. As an extension activity pupils are challenged to find out about archaeological sites like Maiden Castle. 3. Picturing the Iron Age:What was Iron Age art like? Pupils will consider what kind of artefacts tell us about life in the Iron Age. They will investigate the designs found in Celtic art and use these ideas to make their own Celtic design.
KS2History
Bronze Age Lesson Bundle

Bronze Age Lesson Bundle

Bronze Age Lesson Plans for Year 3/Year 4. The plans are taken from our popular Stone Age to Iron Age Resource Pack recommended by TES. Problems downloading? Click here for download help Includes full lesson plans and pupil resources/worksheets. 1. Introduction: What does Prehistory Mean? This lesson puts the Bronze Age in context by introducing the period of British history from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. Pupils will make a timeline to set this period into the wider context of British History and they will discover how we break up this period into distinct Ages. 2. Better than Stone: What was so good about bronze? This lesson looks at the implications of the discovery of bronze and the process of how it was made. Pupils will find out why bronze was so important and they will make a flowchart to record the process of how it was made. 3. Burying the Past: What do grave goods tell us about the Bronze Age? In this lesson pupils will study how artefacts found in bronze age burial sites can give us information about what life was like in this period. This lesson also introduces the idea that not all artefacts survive over time and invites pupils to research some important British archaeological sites. You may also like our other Stone Age planning resources: Stone Age Boy Literacy Planning How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth Literacy Planning Stone Age to Iron Age planning bundle of all 3 packs
KS2History
Megalithic Tomb (Dolmen), Alderney, Channel Islands

Megalithic Tomb (Dolmen), Alderney, Channel Islands

"Burial Chamber (Dolmen) in Alderney Les Pourciaux means Dolmen in the Norman-French language. The Pourciaux burial chamber was probably destroyed by the german occupation army between the second world war". Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277