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Planning and resources for primary teachers. Our history topics include Stone Age to Iron Age, Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Victorians, Shang Dynasty etc and the list is expanding each month, with literacy units to link to the topics too. Our popular resources have been tried and tested in hundreds of classrooms.

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Planning and resources for primary teachers. Our history topics include Stone Age to Iron Age, Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Victorians, Shang Dynasty etc and the list is expanding each month, with literacy units to link to the topics too. Our popular resources have been tried and tested in hundreds of classrooms.
Victorians Topic 10 Lessons
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Victorians Topic 10 Lessons

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A bundle of 10 lessons covering the Victorians topic for KS2. Each lesson includes Powerpoint slides, a detailed plan and pupil resource sheets. The pack contains the following lessons: Introduction to the Victorians: (FREE): A full lesson for KS2 introducing the Victorian period, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. Who Was Queen Victoria?; A full lesson for KS2 exploring the life and significance of Queen Victoria, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. Victorian Inventions: A full lesson for KS2 about famous Victorian inventions, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. Industrial Revolution A full lesson for KS2 exploring the impact of the Industrial Revolution, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. Victorian Railways A full lesson for KS2 about the introduction of the railways, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. Victorian Working Children A full lesson for KS2 exploring the topic of jobs for Victorian children, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. Victorian Schools A full lesson for KS2 about Victorian schools, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. Victorian Clothing A full lesson for KS2 investigating Victorian clothing, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. Victorian Crime and Punishment A full lesson for KS2 about crime and punishment in the Victorian period, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. Each lesson contains ideas for differentiation so that it is easy to adapt for the needs of your class or year group.
Romans
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Romans in Britain: 10 lessons for KS2 A fully-resourced unit of 10 history lessons for KS2, covering the Roman Britain topic. This KS2History planning pack includes 10 detailed lessons plans about the Romans, each with printable pupil resources and Powerpoint slides. This resources has been newly updated ready for 2021. The ten sessions in this unit aim to give an overview of the history of Roman Britain, including the main events of the period and the way in which Britain changed as a result. As with all of the KS2History unit plans, there is an emphasis on allowing pupils to consider the sources of evidence that form our understanding of this period of world history. The aims of the unit for pupils are: To gain an overview of the impact of the Roman Empire on Britain, including its lasting legacy To consider how different historical sources help us to know about Roman Britain To research what it might have been like to live in Britain during the period of Roman occupation. The planning pack covers the following lessons - each with a detailed plan, Powerpoint and printable resources: Where did the Roman Empire come from? How did the Roman army help to expand the Roman Empire? What was Britain like before the Romans invaded? How did Britain become part of the Roman Empire? Who was Boudica and how did she rebel against the Romans? What did the Romans build after they settled in Britain? What were houses like in Roman Britain? What can archaeological sites tell us about Roman Britain? How did bathhouses provide leisure for Romans in Britain? What lasting impact did the Romans leave in Britain? This pack contains everything you need to teach this unit, including differentiated activity ideas so that it can be adapted to the needs of your class. The Powerpoint text is also editable. This resource is brought to you by KS2History.com. #lovehistory If you like our Romans Planning pack, you may also like these: Escape from Pompeii Literacy Planning Pack Romans Literacy Planning Pack (Instructions Unit) Romans Planning Bundle of all three planning packs
Ancient Greeks Planning
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Ancient Greeks: 10 lessons for KS2 A fully-resourced unit of 10 history lessons for KS2, covering the Ancient Greece topic. This KS2History planning pack includes 10 detailed lessons plans about the Ancient Greeks, each with printable pupil resources and Powerpoint slides. The ten sessions in this unit aim to give an overview of life in Ancient Greece, including a focus on its achievements and influence on the western world. As with all of the KS2History unit plans, there is an emphasis on allowing pupils to consider the sources of evidence that form our understanding of this period of world history. The aims of the unit for pupils are: To gain an overview of significant people, places and events from Ancient Greece To contrast daily life in Ancient Greece with modern day lifestyles ! To consider broader historical context, particularly with regards to the expansion of the Ancient Greek empire and lasting legacy To become familiar with historical sources, debates and accurate vocabulary relating to Ancient Greece The planning pack covers the following lessons - each with a detailed plan, Powerpoint and printable resources: Who were the Ancient Greeks? Why were Athens and Sparta so different? What was Alexander the Great’s impact on the Greek empire? Why did a small Greek army win the Battle of Marathon? What were the Ancient Greek gods known for? What happened at the Ancient Greek Olympic Games? What were the Ancient Greek philosophers famous for? Did the events of the Trojan Horse story really happen? What was daily life like for children in Ancient Greece? How significant is the legacy of Ancient Greece for life today? This pack contains everything you need to teach this unit, including differentiated activity ideas so that it can be adapted to the needs of your class. The Powerpoint text is also editable. This pack is brought to you from Ks2history.com.
'The Raven' Poetry Planning
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'The Raven' Poetry Planning

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Very popular! Download this fun two-week English unit based on 'The Raven' and other poetry by Edgar Allan Poe. In this unit, pupils will read and listen to the dramatic poems 'The Bells' and 'The Raven' by Edgar Allan Poe, and they will consider how the poet uses a range of devices to darken the mood of the poems. Children will work towards creating their own poems with darkened moods and performing them aloud. The aims of the unit for pupils are: • To engage with classic lyric and narrative poems by Edgar Allan Poe • To identify different poetic devices and to explain their effects • To research the literary influences of classic poetry • To prepare and perform a poem to an audience • To identify devices that lighten or darken the mood of a poem The PDF file contains 10 full literacy lesson plans, copies of the poems and all accompanying pupil resources. The lessons are designed for Y5/Y6 but could be adapted to other age groups too. You may also like: Charge of the Light Brigade Planning Pack Victorian Poetry Planning Pack The Listeners Poetry Planning Pack
'How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth' Planning Pack (Stone Age Instructions)
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'How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth' Planning Pack (Stone Age Instructions)

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Download our popular two-week unit of work for Years 3/4 based on the book ‘How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth’, with a focus on instructional texts. Perfect for linking the Stone Age topic in literacy! This unit gives children the opportunity to understand the features of instructions as a text type. In the first week, children will engage with the text through research, a hands-on toy washing challenge and the opportunity to create their own ‘Woolly Mammoth Cleaning Kit’. They will become familiar with the text type by following instructions to make their own milk bottle mammoth models and identifying features of the text. There is a grammar focus on using prepositions and imperative verbs. In the second week, pupils will use drama to develop ideas and extend vocabulary. They will then plan their own set of instructions and they will draft, edit and present their final written outcome. The literacy objectives covered are: To retrieve and record information from non-fiction To participate in discussion about a text To use a range of imperative verbs To use prepositions To read and follow written instructions To identify the features of instructions To identify how language, structure and presentation contribute to meaning To prepare a group performance To use a rich and varied vocabulary To make a plan for my writing To write my own set of instructions To edit and evaluate my writing To integrate visual devices The PDF file contains 10 full lesson plans and accompanying pupil resource sheets. You may also like: Stone Age Boy Literacy Planning Stone Age to Iron Age Resource Pack Stone Age to Iron Age planning bundle of all 3 packs
Alexander the Great (Lesson for KS2)
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Alexander the Great (Lesson for KS2)

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A lesson for KS2 about Alexander the Great and the Greek Empire, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and printable activity sheets. This lesson is part of our popular Ancient Greece Pack for Key Stage 2. Lesson: What was Alexander the Great’s impact on the Greek empire? This lesson explores the life and impact of Alexander the Great. Pupils will look at sources that give clues about Alexander’s global impact and then they will act out the story of his crucial role in expanding the Greek empire. Once familiar with Alexander’s story, pupils will be given a map work challenge to record the four stages of the expansion of Alexander’s empire. Objectives: To find out why Alexander the Great was a significant figure To analyse the historical impact of Alexander the Great’s rule You may also like: Ancient Greeks Lessons Pack for KS2: A fully-resourced unit of 10 history lessons for KS2, covering the Ancient Greece topic.
Stone Age Artefacts and Sources of Evidence (Lesson for KS2)
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Stone Age Artefacts and Sources of Evidence (Lesson for KS2)

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A full lesson for KS2 exploring the types of historical evidence that tell us about the Stone Age. The resource includes a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. What kind of sources tell us about the Stone Age? This lesson addresses the question of how we can know about a period of British history with a lack of written primary sources of evidence. Pupils will be introduced to the concept of making deductions from evidence and they will use an information table to record what different artefacts tell us about the Stone Age. Objectives: To examine non-written sources of evidence about the Stone Age To make deductions from primary sources The lesson plan includes differentiation ideas to adapt the activities for the needs of your class. This is the fourth lesson in the popular KS2History Stone Age to Iron Age Unit for KS2.. You may also like: Prehistory Timelines (Lesson for KS2) Stone Age Hunter-Gatherers (Lesson for KS2) Stone Age Cave Art (Lesson for KS2) Stonehenge Mysteries (Lesson for KS2) Bronze Age (Lesson for KS2) Stone Age Boy Literacy Planning - 2 Weeks Stone Age to Iron Age Planning Bundle for KS2
Ancient Greek Legacy (Lesson for KS2)
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Ancient Greek Legacy (Lesson for KS2)

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A lesson for KS2 about the lasting legacy of Ancient Greece, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and printable activity sheets. This lesson is part of our popular Ancient Greece Pack for Key Stage 2. Lesson: How significant is the legacy of Ancient Greece for life today? In this lesson, pupils will explore some of the key legacies from Ancient Greece that influence life today. They will consider the significance of each legacy in terms of its impact on their own life, before working in a group to complete a ranking challenge to decide the most significant legacy. Objectives: To explore the influence of Ancient Greece on various areas of modern life To consider the significance of different legacies on life today You may also like: Ancient Greeks Lessons Pack for KS2: A fully-resourced unit of 10 history lessons for KS2, covering the Ancient Greece topic.
Anglo-Saxons Planning Pack
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Anglo-Saxons Planning Pack

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A fully-resourced unit of 10 history lessons for KS2, covering the Anglo-Saxon topic. This KS2History planning pack includes 10 detailed lessons plans, each with accompanying pupil resource sheets and Powerpoint slides. The ten sessions in this unit aim to give an overview of the Anglo-Saxon period in Britain and to highlight some of the major changes during this period. There is an emphasis on allowing pupils to consider the sources of evidence that form our understanding of this period of British history. The aims of the unit for pupils are: To gain an overview of the significant people and events during the Anglo-Saxon period in Britain. To contrast everyday life during the Anglo-Saxon period with modern British lifestyles. To consider broader historical themes of invading and settling before a time when Britain was unified under a single monarch. To become familiar with historical sources and accurate vocabulary relating to the Anglo-Saxon period. This pack contains everything you need to teach this unit, including differentiated activity ideas so that it can be adapted to the needs of your class. The Powerpoint text is also editable. The planning pack covers the following lessons: Who were the Anglo-Saxon invaders? Why did the Anglo-Saxons want to settle in Britain? What was it like in an Anglo-Saxon village? What kind of clothes did the Anglo-Saxons wear? How was Anglo-Saxon Britain ruled? Who was Alfred the Great? What was Anglo-Saxon food and drink like? How did the Anglo-Saxons write things down? How did the Anglo-Saxons find out about Christianity? What was the mystery of Sutton Hoo? This pack is brought to you from Ks2history. #lovehistory #maymadness You may also like our KS2 Beowulf Literacy Planning Pack.
Ancient Egypt: Lessons
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Ancient Egypt: Lessons

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Download our popular Ancient Egypt lesson planning bundle containing 10 full lessons. This resource contains a bundle of history lessons that make up a complete unit covering the Ancient Egyptians topic. Each file contains a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint slides and pupil resource sheets. The planning pack covers the following lessons: Who were the Ancient Egyptians? Why was Ancient Egypt the ‘Gift of the Nile’? Who were the Ancient Egyptian pharaohs? Why did the Ancient Egyptians build the pyramids? What did the Ancient Egyptians do for fun? What was mummification in Ancient Egypt? Who were the Ancient Egyptian gods? What did Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics mean? What was discovered inside Tutankhamun’s tomb? Who was Cleopatra and how is she remembered? These lessons are written for KS2 and are aligned to the National Curriculum in the UK but can be easily adapted to other curriculums too. The lesson plans include differentiation ideas to adapt the activities for the needs of your class. This bundle is brought to you by KS2History.com. You may also like our Egyptian Cinderella Literacy Resource Pack.
Egyptian Cinderella Planning  (Egyptians Topic)
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Egyptian Cinderella Planning (Egyptians Topic)

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The Egyptian Cinderella Pack contains a complete unit of work for Year 3/4, with full lesson plans and pupil resources based on the book ‘The Egyptian Cinderella’ by Shirley Climo. The ten lessons in this English unit give children the opportunity to read and listen to the story of The Egyptian Cinderella a number of times in order to become familiar with the language and structure of the story. In the first week, children will engage with the text through fun drama, discussion and debate activities to deepen their understanding of the story and they will have the opportunity to articulate ideas about the text using an increasingly varied vocabulary. There is a grammar focus on using comparative conjunctions, feelings words and action verbs as well as a chance to develop thesaurus skills. In the second week, pupils will plan their own story and they will draft, edit and present their final narrative. The English objectives covered are: -To compare different versions of a traditional story -To predict what might happen in a story -To use comparative conjunctions -To use a thesaurus to improve writing -To infer how a character feels -To use feelings words -To identify how verbs can create an action section -To take part in a class debate -To make a story plan -To write my own narrative -To edit my writing -To make decisions about how to present my writing #lovehistory If you like this Egyptian Cinderella Planning Pack, you may also like: Year 3 Performance Poetry Literacy Pack Escape from Pompeii Literacy Planning Stone Age to Iron Age Planning Bundle
What was it like in an Anglo-Saxon village? (Lesson for KS2)
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What was it like in an Anglo-Saxon village? (Lesson for KS2)

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A full lesson for KS2 about life in an Anglo-Saxon settlement, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. What was it like in an Anglo-Saxon village? This lesson explores life in an Anglo-Saxon settlement. Pupils will take a video tour and think about how the Anglo-Saxons used natural resources to make their settlements safe and self-sufficient. Pupils will design their own settlement maps and think about what different people might be doing in the settlement on a day-to-day basis. Objectives: To explore the features of an Anglo-Saxon settlement To consider what life might have been like for different people living in an Anglo-Saxon village The lesson plan includes differentiation ideas to adapt the activities for the needs of your class. You may also like: Anglo-Saxons Unit for KS2: A fully-resourced unit of 10 history lessons for KS2, covering the Anglo-Saxon topic. Why did the Anglo-Saxons want to settle in Britain? A complete lesson for KS2 Where did the Anglo-Saxons come from? A complete lesson for KS2
Victorian Inventions (Lesson for KS2)
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A full lesson for KS2 about Victorian inventions, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. Which famous inventions came from the Victorians? This lesson explores the wealth of new inventions created during the Victorian period. Pupils will be encouraged to think like an inventor and consider the way in which inventions are designed to solve different problems. They will learn about some of the most famous inventions from the Victorian period and then work in groups to create a Dragons’ Den pitch. Objectives: To find out about some famous Victorian inventions To explain how new inventions changed people’s lives during the Victorian period The lesson plan includes differentiation ideas to adapt the activities for the needs of your class. You may also like: Victorians Full Unit for KS2](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/victorians-planning-12054643): A fully-resourced unit of 10 history lessons for KS2, covering the Victorians topic. Introduction to the Victorians: (FREE): A full lesson for KS2 introducing the Victorian period, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. Who Was Queen Victoria?; A full lesson for KS2 exploring the life and significance of Queen Victoria, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. Industrial Revolution A full lesson for KS2 exploring the impact of the Industrial Revolution, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. Victorian Railways A full lesson for KS2 about the introduction of the railways, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. Victorian Working Children A full lesson for KS2 exploring the topic of jobs for Victorian children, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. Victorian Schools A full lesson for KS2 about Victorian schools, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. Victorian Clothing A full lesson for KS2 investigating Victorian clothing, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. Victorian Crime and Punishment A full lesson for KS2 about crime and punishment in the Victorian period, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets.
Victorian Poetry Planning
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Download this popular two-week Victorians English planning for Year 5 / Year 6, based on studying and performing Victorian poetry. This Victorians poetry planning can be used alongside a Victorians topics or as a standalone unit covering classic poetry. In this unit, pupils will read and listen to the dramatic poems 'The Kraken' and 'Charge of the Light Brigade' by the Victorian poet Alfred Lord Tennyson, and they will consider how the sounds and language patterns come alive when the poems are read aloud. Children will work towards creating their own poems in the same style and will prepare to perform them aloud. The aims of the unit for pupils are: • To listen to classic and narrative poems by a Victorian poet • To identify poetic devices and to explain their effects • To research the literary influences of classic Victorian poetry • To prepare and perform a poem to an audience • To engage with a poet’s use of imaginative language to create monsters and battle scenes. The PDF file contains 10 full literacy lesson plans, copies of the poems and all accompanying pupil resources. SPECIAL OFFER: new TES buyers can use code OUTSTANDINGOCT at checkout to download for free! If you liked our Victorians Literacy Planning Pack, you may also like: You may also like: The Listeners Poetry Planning Pack Year 6 Performance Poetry Pack The Raven Poetry Planning Pack
Ancient Greek Olympics (Lesson for KS2)
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Ancient Greek Olympics (Lesson for KS2)

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A lesson for KS2 about the Ancient Greek Olympic Games, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and printable activity sheets. This lesson is part of our popular Ancient Greece Pack for Key Stage 2. Lesson: What happened at the Ancient Greek Olympic Games? In this lesson, pupils will find out about the Ancient Greek Olympic games. After matching up ancient and modern events, pupils will find out about the why, what, who and when of the Ancient Games and may be surprised to learn that competitive sport was not the main purpose of the games. Pupils will make a sample 5-day programme to show the balance of sporting, religious and social activities before taking part in a Classroom Olympic Games of their own, complete with its own winners’ ceremony. Objectives: To explain the importance of the Olympic Games in Ancient Greek culture To explore the balance of religious, social and sporting activities at the Ancient Greek Olympics You may also like: Ancient Greeks Lessons Pack for KS2: A fully-resourced unit of 10 history lessons for KS2, covering the Ancient Greece topic.
Stone Age Boy Planning
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Stone Age Boy Planning (2 Weeks): The official KS2History planning pack for the book Stone Age Boy, downloaded by hundreds of teachers. Download the original Stone Age Boy resource pack from KS2History. This two-week unit of English work, based on the book 'Stone Age Boy', works well alongside the topic Stone Age to Iron Age for Year 3 and Year 4. The PDF pack contains ten full lesson plans and accompanying pupil resources. The lessons in this Stone Age Boy Planning Pack use drama, discussion and debate to help pupils to engage with the text and then gives them the opportunity to write and edit their own Stone Age narratives. There is also a grammar focus on using adverbials of time and place and a chance to develop thesaurus skills. The English objectives covered in this unit are: - To ask and answer questions about a text - To use a thesaurus to improve my writing - To use adverbials of time and place - To prepare a short drama piece based on a text - To take part in a class debate - To make a story plan - To write my own narrative - To edit my writing - To make decisions about how to present my writing If you like this Stone Age Boy Planning Pack, you may also like: Stone Age to Iron Age Planning Pack How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth Literacy Planning Stone Age to Iron Age planning bundle of all 3 packs #lovehistory
'Escape From Pompeii' Planning (Romans/Volcanoes)
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'Escape From Pompeii' Planning (Romans/Volcanoes)

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Download our popular Escape From Pompeii English Planning Pack for KS2. This is a ten-lesson unit of work based around the book ‘Escape from Pompeii’ by Christina Balit, designed for Year 3 and Year 4. The ten lessons in this unit aim to give children the opportunity to read and listen to the Escape from Pompeii story a number of times. In the first week, children will engage with the text through discussion, drama and even creating a parachute volcanic eruption in order to increase their familiarity with the story. They will have the opportunity to articulate ideas about the text using an increasingly varied vocabulary. There is a grammar focus on using powerful verbs and a chance to develop thesaurus skills. In the second week, pupils will plan their own story based on the structure of Escape from Pompeii and they will then have the opportunity to draft, edit and present their final narrative. The literacy objectives covered in this unit are: To use sensory descriptions To use a thesaurus to improve my writing To perform a poem as a group To use powerful verbs To prepare a short drama piece based on a text To write a descriptive recount To make a story plan To write my own narrative To edit my writing To make decisions about how to present my writing The PDF file contains ten full lesson plans and all pupil worksheets/resources. #lovehistory You may also like the following planning for Year 3/ Year 4: Roman Britain Planning Pack Romans Literacy Pack (Instructions Unit) Romans Planning Bundle of all three planning packs
Stone Age Cave Art (Lesson for KS2)
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Stone Age Cave Art (Lesson for KS2)

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A FREE full lesson for KS2 introducing Stone Age cave art, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. This lesson can also be found in the Stone Age to Iron Age Unit for KS2.. What was Stone Age cave art? This lesson gives pupils the opportunity to examine pictures of cave art from the Stone Age. Pupils will identify common images in the cave paintings and consider what they tell us about life in the Stone Age. After learning about how Stone Age artists created their cave paintings, pupils will have the chance to get creative with their own versions of prehistoric cave art. Objectives: To explore the style of Stone Age cave art To find out how cave paintings were created The lesson plan includes differentiation ideas to adapt the activities for the needs of your class. This is the third lesson in the popular KS2History Stone Age to Iron Age Unit for KS2.. You may also like: Prehistory Timelines (Lesson for KS2) Stone Age Hunter-Gatherers (Lesson for KS2) Stone Age Artefacts & Evidence (Lesson for KS2) Stonehenge Mysteries (Lesson for KS2) Bronze Age (Lesson for KS2) Stone Age Boy Literacy Planning - 2 Weeks Stone Age to Iron Age Planning Bundle for KS2
Anglo-Saxon Invasion - FREE lesson
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A FREE full lesson for KS2 about the Anglo-Saxons invaders, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets. This lesson is part of our popular Anglo-Saxons Unit for KS2:. Who were the Anglo-Saxon invaders? This lesson introduces the Anglo-Saxons and explores where the different invaders came from. Pupils will look at maps to trace the origins of different tribes and make a profile of a Saxon invader, including a Saxon selfie. There is also an opportunity for pupils to link what they have learned about movement of people in Anglo-Saxon times to the topic of modern day immigration. Objectives: To find out where the Anglo-Saxons came from To think about what it might have been like to be an Anglo-Saxon invader coming to Britain The lesson plan includes differentiation ideas to adapt the activities for the needs of your class. You may also like: Anglo-Saxons Unit for KS2: A fully-resourced unit of 10 history lessons for KS2, covering the Anglo-Saxon topic. Why did the Anglo-Saxons want to settle in Britain? A complete lesson for KS2
Roman Invasion of Britain
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Download this FREE lesson for KS2, exploring the Roman invasion of Britain - including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and printable activity sheets. This free lesson is part of our popular Roman Britain Planning Pack, recommended for primary classrooms by TES. Lesson: How did Britain become part of the Roman Empire? This lesson addresses the question of why the Romans wanted to invade Britain. Pupils will be introduced to the different invasion attempts and discover which one was successful. Then pupils will put themselves in the position of the Celts and they will take part in a class debate to decide whether they should fight back against the Romans or not. Objectives: To evaluate why the Romans wanted to invade Britain To compare the different invasion attempts To participate in a class debate about the Roman invasion You may like our other resources for the Romans topic: Escape from Pompeii Literacy Planning Pack Roman Britain Planning Pack Romans Literacy Pack (Instructions Unit) Romans Planning Bundle of all three planning packs