Playing the King

Lesson Ideas

Lesson Ideas

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This suite of pre and post-visit lesson ideas are an accompaniment to the Playing the King Key Stage 2 school session at Hampton Court Palace. The slides can be used as stimulus to look at similarities and differences between Tudor and modern-day dress and objects.

National Curriculum Links

• History
- Significant historical events, people and places in their own locality.
- Understand how our knowledge of the past is constructed from a range of sources.
- Identify the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements.

• English
- Participate in discussions, debates and role play.
- Adopt, create and sustain a range of roles, responding appropriately to others in role.

Learning Objectives

• Use portraits as evidence for historical enquiry.
• Share thoughts and ideas about Hampton Court Palace and the monarchs who have lived there.
• Understand how portraits can be used to represent a person and include key messages.
• Imagine yourself in the shoes of somebody from the past.

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Resource Information

Key Stage

KS2 (age 7-11)

Subject

History English Art & Design

Topic

Tudors

Type

For the classroom For your visit

Palace

Hampton Court Palace

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Key dates and events from 1086 to 1986.

Key Stage

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

Subject

History

Topic

NormansMedievalTudorsStuartsGeorgiansVictorians20th and 21st Century

Contains a visual story, document and Widgit symbol sheet.

Key Stage

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

Subject

HistoryArt & Design

Topic

Georgians