Stories from the Mint

Resource Pack

Resource Pack

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This resource pack includes stories from Mint Street, background information on how coins were made at the Tower of London and a story planning framework for students.

Students can engage with the people, settings and stories from the history of the Mint at the Tower.

National Curriculum Links

• KS2 History - Wales.
• KS2 and KS3 (Year 7) History - England.

Learning Objectives

• Develop skills of historical enquiry and an understanding of some of the economic and social aspects of Tudor life.
• Examine a range of historical sources and practice making inferences about the lives of people at the Mint.
• Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Tudor life at the Mint through a drama or writing activity.

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Resource Information

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

English

Topic

Medieval

Type

For the classroom

Palace

Tower of London

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A selection of short creative writing tasks and stimulus.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History

Topic

Medieval

Step into the role of advisors and respond to the currency troubles facing England.

Key Stage

KS3 (age 11-14)

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors

Classroom activities focusing on the lives of people during the Tudor period.

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)KS3 (age 11-14)

Subject

History

Topic

Medieval