What was Magna Carta and why was it so Important?

This is a full lesson on Magna Carta.
1)It starts with pupils thinking about their Human Rights and why they are so important.
2)Next task is video clip which is hyper-linked to picture of King John. This is just a recap on King John which relates to this lesson.
3)Then there are lots of tasks to get the pupils to understand why Magna Carta was introduced and the terms of the famous agreement.
4)Finishing off with pupils creating their own Magna Carta.
5)The plenary is a continuum line task asking pupils to agree or disagree with a statement.

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Created: May 11, 2018

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