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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. - 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. 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
Otzi: A voice from the past - A history CLIL lesson plan

Otzi: A voice from the past - A history CLIL lesson plan

Key information: • Teaching history in English at C1 level • Two 45-minute lessons • Student’s handouts + Teacher’s notes • English language support for both teacher and students Rationale: In these lessons, learners use the internet to research the story of Otzi, a natural human mummy discovered in the ice. Learners use, cross-check and evaluate information from different sources in order to make judgements and interpret historical events. Learners develop their awareness of the importance of identifying reliable sources of information and cross-checking facts. The lessons provide a rich context for raising awareness of and using the passive voice. Content objectives: To use and evaluate resources to make substantiated judgements and interpret historical events. Language objectives: To use the passive voice in sentences where the doer of the action is not so important or is unknown. These lessons have been designed to support teachers’ and learners’ use of English in the following contexts: • bilingual education • Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) • English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) • Content-Based Instruction (CBI) • English as a Second Language (ESL) • English as a Foreign Language (EFL).
CamEnglish
Bonfire Night Pack

Bonfire Night Pack

Have you ever wondered how London would have changed if the Gunpowder plot had been successful? Did you know the queen still has the cellars of Westminster checked by a guard before she arrives? A range of fact-filled Bonfire Night themed resources for years 2 - 4. Great opportunities to create a class display. Resources include 3 chatterbox templates, two reading comprehensions, a lesson to create a wonderful fire poetry display and 2 themed word searches.
Pencilplayground
Fire Poetry

Fire Poetry

A flexible Literacy lesson that uses the topic of fire to generate ideas of a poem. This is an excellent lesson for the end of a poetry topic. Children are encouraged to use their senses as well as simile and onomatopoeia to create a poem all about fire. this would fit in very well with Bonfire Night, the Stone Age, Fire of London or Halloween. Children can write their poetic phrases onto flames and build up their poem like a real bonfire. This makes for a wonderful class display. Alternatively, there is writing paper for the children to use instead.
Pencilplayground
KS2 Developing chronological knowledge and understanding - Samples KS2

KS2 Developing chronological knowledge and understanding - Samples KS2

This is a sample of a selection from a range of these resources. These are taken from the resources focussed on KS2. Each of the full resource is a set of linked resources and activities to help students improve their understanding of the sequencing of events. There is a specially designed power point presentation of selected events. This is designed to convey a sense of the passage of time by having the transition between slides vary in length depending on how many years actually passed between events. Each slide has a date, event and appropriate illustration. (Each event slide is on show for five seconds and the whole presentation lasts for approximately five minutes). (There are between 24 and 30 slides in each presentation) As a bonus there is also a ‘click through’ version of the slide show. The selection of events is not meant to be definitive for the study of that period (it’s a selection not a comprehensive timeline!) – this would allow for an extra activity/challenge of students deciding what is missing/what could be left out. The same events are on a word document with a classifying task -to help students identify links within a period. Some of these events are also used for a set of sorting challenges (by focussing on the same set of events in different ways it will help boost students’ knowledge). The first involves sorting set of four or five different events into the correct order – available on power point and word document. The second is a set of printable ‘cards’ which can be used for sorting or matching tasks (such as the matching pairs game) – each event is on a separate ‘card’ from its date (organised in sets of 10). The third is a set of domino cards’ where each card has an event and a date that links to another event -so making a single sequence of 10 events. There are available 10 separate sets of resources: Ancient Greece; Britain before the Romans 4500BC-43AD Roman Britain 43-410AD Anglo-Saxons and Vikings 449-1066AD Periods in British history (major periods) Medieval Times (2 sub sets – England; Britain and other nations) Tudors and Stuarts (2 sub sets – Tudors; Stuarts) Industrial Revolution (and farming etc – 3 sub sets: 1694 to 1803; 1803 to 1846; 1851 to 1901 Britain (and the world) c1714 to c1900 (3 sub sets: Britain and the World; Politics and Reform; Society and Culture Britain in the 20th century (2 sub sets – Britain in the 20th century; Britain and the world)
WiseArkResources
fun activity for devevloping enquiry skills and drawing inferences including data collection sheet

fun activity for devevloping enquiry skills and drawing inferences including data collection sheet

Aimed at KS2 and KS3 I developed this activity into a plan that can be easily adapted. It works as a useful introduction to a History topic and allows pupils to start focusing on the type of questions they should be asking as they progress and how to effectively find the answers they need. It can be scaled easily by changing the nature of the objects (more complex) or even the number of them. I used a bunch of keys with this once and it turned into a full on Sherlock Holmes detective mystery!
atters
Woolly Mammoth Info sheet, Year 3, non-fiction. Stone Age topic

Woolly Mammoth Info sheet, Year 3, non-fiction. Stone Age topic

Hi all, Here is a little information sheet about the Woolly Mammoth. I created it with Year 3 in mind but you may need to edit it up and/or down to suit the differentiated needs of the children in your class. We used it as an information retrieval activity but it could be used in any way you like. This is free to download but did take me a while to create so please REVIEW it for me! Many thanks, Emlo
EmloResources
History Lessons for Stone Age Topic

History Lessons for Stone Age Topic

Year 3 History lesson resources including individual lesson plans with PowerPoints and teacher notes.The resource can be used to introduce Skara Brae and Stone Circles linked to the topic of Stone Age in an interactive way.Pupils will learn about the changes in Britain in the late Neolithic period as well as the start of the Bronze Age as identified in the KS2 National Curriculum for History.The lesson plan identify mixed ability pairs as an effective differentiation strategy as well as TA support for struggling learners.A great resource which will bring out creativity in children as they will be making fact files as evidence to support learning.
MehreenQ
KS3 Significant Discoveries

KS3 Significant Discoveries

This bundle contains 3 full lessons within the topic - What was the most significant archaeological discovery? The lessons investigate the significance of Otzi, Pompeii and the Ice Maiden.
talesofold