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Lesson Six – King Tutankhamen

This history teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to investigate the life of an Ancient Egyptian pharaoh by writing a news report about the discovery of their tomb. The class can explain how historians conduct and present research about the lives of the Ancient Egyptians.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to investigate the life of an Ancient Egyptian pharaoh by writing a news report about the discovery of their tomb

Learning Objectives

About characteristic features of the rulers of the Ancient Egyptians. How to find out about the people from the past using an appropriate range of sources of information.

Learning Outcomes

I can say why pharaohs were important people in Ancient Egypt. I can explain methods used by historians to investigate the past.

King Tutankhamen

Teaching sequence to help the children investigate the life of an Ancient Egyptian pharaoh by writing a news report about the discovery of their tomb

Tutankhamen’s Tomb

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children describe some of the artefacts found in Tutankhamen’s tomb

Egyptian Tomb

Shared reading text for whole class discussion to help the children describe the discovery of Tutankhamen’s tomb in Egypt

Tomb Report

Template to help the children structure and format a report about the discovery of Tutankhamen’s tomb in Egypt

King Tutankhamen

Interactive activity to help the children investigate the life of an Ancient Egyptian pharaoh by writing a news report about the discovery of their tomb

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to investigate the life of an Ancient Egyptian pharaoh by writing a news report about the discovery of their tomb

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