Functions of the Tower

Classroom Activity

Classroom Activity

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Classroom activity sheet with guide to the different functions of the Tower including a sorting exercise to help students explore the key functions in more detail.

National Curriculum Links

• Extend and deepen chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British, local and world history, to provide a well-informed context for wider learning.
• Identify significant events, make connections, draw contrasts, and analyse trends within periods and over long arcs of time.

Learning Objectives

• Students will understand that evidence is used to interpret history.
• Students will understand that historical importance is subjective and linked to time period and evidence.

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Resource Information

Key Stage

KS3 (age 11-14)

Subject

History

Topic

Medieval Tudors Stuarts Wars

Type

For the classroom

Palace

Tower of London

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Artefacts dating from AD50 to 1952 for use as primary source material.

Key Stage

KS3 (age 11-14)KS4 (age 15-16)KS5 (age 16+)Home Educators

Subject

HistoryArchaeology

Topic

Historic Environment

The history of the Tower of London from AD50 to today.

Key Stage

KS3 (age 11-14)KS4 (age 15-16)KS5 (age 16+)Home EducatorsInternational

Subject

History

Topic

Historic Environment

Profiles of key players at the Tower from 1066 to 2000.

Key Stage

KS3 (age 11-14)KS4 (age 15-16)

Subject

HistoryArchaeology

Topic

MedievalTudorsStuarts