Opening up the World

Lesson Ideas

Lesson Ideas

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This suite of pre and post-visit lesson ideas are an accompaniment to the Opening Up the World Key Stage 2 school session at Hampton Court Palace. The lessons aim to provide students with a more rounded experience and to enrich their overall visit to the palace.

National Curriculum Links

History
- Construct informed responses using relevant historical information.
- Understand historical concepts and use them to make connections and draw contrasts.

Geography
- Describe and understand key aspects of physical and human geography.

English
- Participate in discussions, debates and role play.
- Write in narratives, creating settings, character and plot.

Art and Design
- Use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share ideas, experiences and imagination.

Learning Objectives

• Share thoughts and ideas about Hampton Court Palace its monarchs.
• Recount and depict Hampton Court Palace's stories and characters.
• Imagine yourself in the shoes of somebody from the past.

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Resource Information

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History Geography English Art & Design

Topic

Tudors

Type

For the classroom For your visit

Palace

Hampton Court Palace

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Subject

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Topic

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Key Stage

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Subject

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Topic

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Key Stage

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

Subject

History

Topic

Tudors