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Lesson One – Castle Protection

This history teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to identify and describe some of building structures that were used to defend a castle from attack in the past. The class can explain and record how different parts were added to a castle to protect the inhabitants.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and describe some of building structures that were used to defend a castle from attack in the past

Learning Objectives

Use common words and phrases relating to the passing of time. Identify differences between ways of life at different times in the past.

Learning Outcomes

I can use the correct vocabulary when talking about what happened in the past. I can say how buildings were built in the past to provide protection for inhabitants.

Castle Protection

Teaching sequence to help the children identify and describe some of building structures that were used to defend a castle from attack in the past

Castle parts

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and describe how to protect a castle from attack using different building structures

Castle Changes

Activity to help the children identify and record different ways of protecting a castle from attack using different building structures

Castle Materials

Vocabulary word bank to help the children select and record different ways of protecting a castle from attack using different building structures and materials

Castle Protection

Interactive activity to help the children identify and describe some of building structures that were used to defend a castle from attack in the past

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and describe some of building structures that were used to defend a castle from attack in the past

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