Understanding the Tower

Teacher Presentation

Teacher Presentation

About this learning resource

Format: Power Point Presentation

This resource will introduce students to the Tower of London and to the main features of the medieval fortress and royal residence.

National Curriculum Links

• Encouraging students to use the Tower of London as a primary source to weigh historical evidence.

Learning Objectives

• Students will learn how to identify key features of the castle, think about why the Tower was positioned where it was and to consider the structural changes that were made over time.

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Resource Information

Key Stage

KS1 (age 5-7) KS2 (age 7-11) Home Educators

Subject

History

Topic

Medieval

Type

For the classroom

Palace

Tower of London

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Introduce students to the Tower of London, its purpose and uses over time.

Key Stage

KS1 (age 5-7)KS2 (age 7-11)Home Educators

Subject

History

Topic

Medieval

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

Contains a visual story, document and Widgit symbol sheet.

Key Stage

SENDKS1 (age 5-7)KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History

Topic

NormansCastles