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New Style Ancient Egypt Detailed Unit Plan Years 3 and 4



This unit of work contains the following resources:

– 1 Cover Sheet including assessment, sequence of learning, and specific knowledge outcomes. This now fulfils the role of the MTP so you do not need to purchase that as well.

– 6 Numbered detailed lesson plans including contextual information, relevant links to other periods in history, key topic-related vocabulary and disciplinary language.

– Additional resources to be used in lessons are provided including chronology PPT to build up chronological understanding of the historical narrative of British history and actively linking British and world history, writing scaffolds and evidence in a number of forms.

It is aimed at Years 3 and 4 and contains challenging but age-appropriate sources so please check before using to ensure they are appropriate for your class. These lessons give a clear and accurate overview to the period of history being studied. Each lesson builds on the previous ones to build up a coherent and knowledge rich understanding of aspects of Ancient Egyptian achievements and how they supported the culture and monuments we learn about today. There is a focus on drawing conclusions at the end of lessons based on the evidence the children have studied.

The use of a clear enquiry question to guide the learning ensures that the concepts taught are purposeful. At the end of the learning sequence, the enquiry question should be answered in a way which makes use of the knowledge gained through the study.