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Understanding the Tower of London

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.

Resource Information

Key Stage

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

Subjects

  • History

Topic

  • Medieval

Type

  • Lessons Plans

Palace

  • Historic Royal Palaces
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Key Stage

  • KS2 (age 7-11)
  • KS3 (age 11-14)
  • KS4 (age 15-16)
  • KS5 (age 16+)
  • Home Educators
  • International Schools

Subject

  • History
  • Archaeology

Topic

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  • Medieval
  • Tudors
  • Elizabethans
  • Stuarts
  • 20th & 21st Century
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Key Stage

  • KS2 (age 7-11)
  • KS3 (age 11-14)
  • KS4 (age 15-16)
  • KS5 (age 16+)
  • Home Educators

Subject

  • History

Topic

  • Normans
  • Castles
  • Crime & Punishment

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Key Stage

  • International Schools
  • Home Educators
  • KS2 (age 7-11)
  • KS3 (age 11-14)
  • KS4 (age 15-16)
  • KS5 (age 16+)

Subject

  • History

Topic

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  • Medieval
  • Tudors
  • Stuarts
  • Georgians
  • Victorians
  • 20th & 21st Century