Some prior knowledge of castles is required for this lesson to work effectively. I completed this lesson for an observation and received an outstanding.
Complete the knowledge builder by allowing students to guess the answer based on the first, second or third clue. When they have guessed they cannot change their answer i.e. guess on the first clue for three points and then they realise they have it wrong on the third clue - they cannot change.
This is then followed by castle an exercise where the castles key features are incorrectly identified - students have to correct the error.
The lesson features both starter and plenary as well as Emerging, Developed, Secured and Mastered lesson objectives.