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MTP Early Islamic History 5 and 6



This Medium-Term Plan is aimed at Years 5 and 6; it contains the outline for a coherent series of lessons relating to Early Islamic History. It focuses on linking this lesser known period of history into a chronological context that children will understand; then the significance of Baghdad as a place during this period as a trading and intellectual centre. There is opportunity to further develop the children’s understanding through the use of suggested enquiry and cross-curricular links. It provides opportunities for children to develop their history skills and understanding in engaging ways.


– Overview of unit’s lessons

– Skills and concepts taught within each lesson

– Assessment opportunities for each skill/concept

– Opportunities to show greater depth in each skill/concept

– Cross Curricular links to enhance the topic coverage

PLEASE NOTE: This does not contain specific lesson plans or specific resource links.