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Primary Topic Shop is a team of two people. Richard is a primary teacher and Christa is a graphic designer and photojournalist. Between them, they have the unique ability to create original material for their units. It doesn't hurt they are both very interested in the subject matter! In fact, Richard and Christa lived in Egypt where Richard worked at a British School. Now they live in Scotland and are researching UK history.

Primary Topic Shop is a team of two people. Richard is a primary teacher and Christa is a graphic designer and photojournalist. Between them, they have the unique ability to create original material for their units. It doesn't hurt they are both very interested in the subject matter! In fact, Richard and Christa lived in Egypt where Richard worked at a British School. Now they live in Scotland and are researching UK history.
Ancient Egypt - Lesson and Activity Bundle
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Ancient Egypt - Lesson and Activity Bundle

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Save 65% on the cost of individual lessons! The Primary Topic Shop Ancient Egypt Unit includes informations, photos, illustrations, maps and activities, all presented in an easy-to-read, consistent layout. Activities in this unit include reading response (true or false, multiple choice, question and answer, fill in the blanks), art (making paper, drawing), language-based activities (crosswords, synonyms and definitions), geography, de-coding and visual challenges. There is also a set of A3 display posters for the classroom. All photos, illustrations and text are original by the author.
Vikings - Jewellery
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Vikings - Jewellery

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The Viking Jewellery lesson describes covers types of jewellery, their purposes, materials used, hacksilver and hoards. It includes a reading response activity. Aimed at KS2 Y4-6. Pages: 2 Contents: Information Page Reading Response All photos, illustrations and text are original by the author unless otherwise credited. This is part of a complete unit on Vikings.
Ancient Egypt - Tombs
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Ancient Egypt - Tombs

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The Tombs lesson covers the history of tombs in ancient Egypt, the Valley of Kings and Tutankhamen's tomb. Activities include true or false questions and a design your tomb activity. Pages: 4 Contents: • 2 information pages • 1 true or false activity • 1 design your tomb activity All photos, illustrations and text are original by the author. This is part of a complete unit on Ancient Egypt.
Vikings - Weapons
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Vikings - Weapons

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The Viking Weapons lesson describes types of viking weapons and armour. It includes a design your own shield and a reading response activity. Includes a bonus differentiated maths activity (fractions) and a PowerPoint Presentation. Aimed at KS2 Y4-6 Pages: 11 Contents: Information Pages Design Your Own Shield Activity Reading Response Differentiated Maths Fractions Activities (differentiated) Differentiated Maths Puzzles 15-slide PowerPoint Presentation All photos, illustrations and text are original by the author. This is part of a complete unit on Vikings.
Vikings - Runes
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Vikings - Runes

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The Viking Runes lesson covers the runic alphabet, uses of runes, runestones and rune casting. It includes a de-code the runestone activity and a cryptic Viking message activity. Aimed at KS2 Y4-6 Pages: 4 Contents: Information Page De-code the Runestone Activity Cryptic Viking Message Activity Answer sheet All photos, illustrations and text are original by the author. This is part of a complete unit on Vikings.
Ancient Egypt - Papyrus
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Ancient Egypt - Papyrus

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This free Papyrus lesson covers the papyrus plant, uses of papyrus, papyrus paper, and making papyrus paper. There is a reading response activity and a making papyrus activity. This lesson is being offered free for a limited time as a sample. If you like this lesson, please take a look at the rest of the Ancient Egypt unit. Thanks! Pages: 4 Contents: • 2 information pages • 1 reading response activity • 1 making papyrus activity All photos, illustrations and text are original by the author. This is part of a complete unit on Ancient Egypt.
Vikings - Lesson and Activity Bundle
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Vikings - Lesson and Activity Bundle

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Information on how the Vikings lived and what they made plus activities and quiz questions. This bundle also includes a Viking Age Timeline display and some PowerPoint presentations. Lessons include Who Were The Vikings, Life in the Viking Age, Timeline, Beliefs, Jewellery, Runes, Sagas, Ships, Voyages, Weapons and Review
Vikings - Sagas
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Vikings - Sagas

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The Viking Sagas lesson covers a brief history of sagas an examples of a legendary saga, and a historical saga. It includes a write your own saga activity. Aimed at KS2 Y4-6 Pages: 3 Contents: Information Pages Write Your Own Saga Activity All photos, illustrations and text are original by the author. This is part of a complete unit on Vikings.
Vikings - Beliefs
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Vikings - Beliefs

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The Viking Beliefs lesson covers Norse mythology, Yggdrasil, Viking gods, Viking conversion to and Christianity. It includes a reading response activity. Aimed at KS2 Y4-6. Pages: 3 Contents: Information Pages Reading Response All photos, illustrations and text are original by the author. This is part of a complete unit on Vikings.
Vikings - Timeline
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Vikings - Timeline

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UPDATED - Now includes a wall display The Viking Age Timeline lesson has a brief description of major events in the Viking age. It includes a Complete the Timeline activity. Also included is a large wall display depicting Viking Age events on a timeline. The wall display is designed to be printed out on four A3 sheets. Aimed at KS2 Y4-6 Pages: 2 (plus wall display) Contents: Information Page Complete the Timeline Activity Wall display (consisting of four A3 sheets) All photos, illustrations and text are original by the author. This is part of a complete unit on Vikings.
Egypt Today
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Egypt Today

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The Egypt Today lesson covers facts about Egypt today including geography, size, population and landforms. Pages: 2 Contents: 1 information page 1 map activity All photos, illustrations and text are original by the author. This is part of a complete unit on Ancient Egypt.
Vikings - Exploration
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Vikings - Exploration

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The Viking Voyages includes a Viking expansion map and a brief description of events in 12 different areas where Vikings travelled. It includes a map-based fill-in-the-blanks activity and a word search. Aimed at KS2 Y4-6 Pages: 5 Contents: Information Pages Map Map-Based Activity Word Search All photos, illustrations and text are original by the author. This is part of a complete unit on Vikings.
Ancient Egypt - Pharaohs
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Ancient Egypt - Pharaohs

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The Pharaohs lesson covers the pharaoh's responsibilities, female pharaohs, pharaonic symbols and short descriptions of Narmer, Khufu, Hatshepsut, Akhenaten, Tutankhamen, Ramesses II and Cleopatra VII. Pages: 4 Contents: • 3 information pages • 1 reading response activity All photos, illustrations and text are original by the author. This is part of a complete unit on Ancient Egypt.
Ancient Egypt - Afterlife and Mummification
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Ancient Egypt - Afterlife and Mummification

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The Afterlife and Mummification lesson covers Ancient Egyptian beliefs regarding the Afterlife, the origin of mummification, the steps of mummification, canopic jars, the funeral, the Book of the Dead and the Underworld. There is a crossword activity as well. Pages: 5 Contents: 3 information pages 1 crossword activity 1 answer sheet All photos, illustrations and text are original by the author. This is part of a complete unit on Ancient Egypt.
Ancient Egypt - Timeline
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Ancient Egypt - Timeline

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The Timeline lesson includes a timeline and a "Which Was First" activity. This lesson helps give student context to events in Ancient Egypt. For example, they will learn that the pyramids of Giza were built before mammals became extinct. Pages: 2 Contents: • 1 information page • 1 activity All photos, illustrations and text are original by the author. This is part of a complete unit on Ancient Egypt.
Ancient Egypt - Pyramids
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Ancient Egypt - Pyramids

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The Pyramids lesson covers the history of pyramids, the pyramids of Giza and the Step Pyramid. There is a reading response activity as well. Pages: 3 Contents: • 2 information pages • 1 reading response activity All photos, illustrations and text are original by the author. This is part of a complete unit on Ancient Egypt.
Ancient Egypt - Gods and Goddesses
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Ancient Egypt - Gods and Goddesses

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The Ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses lesson covers the Nile and the gods, 12 ancient Egyptian gods and goddesses and symbols. Activities include a matching activity, a fact file and a symbol search. Pages: 7 Contents: • 4 information pages • 3 activities All photos, illustrations and text are original by the author. This is part of a complete unit on Ancient Egypt.
Ancient Egypt - The Rosetta Stone
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Ancient Egypt - The Rosetta Stone

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The Rosetta Stone lesson includes facts about the Rosetta Stone and the story of the Rosetta Stone. The activities included are a reading response, find the definition, find the synonym and crack the code. Pages: 7 Contents: • information page • story • reading response activity • find the definition activity • find the synonym activity • crack the code activity • crack the code answer sheet All photos, illustrations and text are original by the author. This is part of a complete unit on Ancient Egypt.
Ancient Greece - Ancient Olympics
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Ancient Greece - Ancient Olympics

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The Ancient Olympics the first olympics lesson covers the early Olympics, Olympic events, prizes, the last ancient Olympics, modern Olympics and vocabulary. There is a vocabulary activity (Find the Word) and a reading response activity. Pages: 4 Contents: • 2 information pages • 1 find the word activity • 1 reading response quiz