Posts Tagged ‘History’

Complete the quiz and show that you know enough to fling your teacher away!

Compete in a jousting competition – can you beat your competitor?

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This morning, we would like you to complete at least one crossword, quiz or wordsearch from the links below. Some of the topics we haven’t covered in a lot of detail so you might want to spend a bit of time finding out more about them once you have completed an activity.

Links about food in Tudor times.

Here are some links that might be useful for your task this week. Remember , there are also some useful sites listed here.

Task 3:

This week we have looked at Henry’s wives and thought about each of their lives. We know the reasons Henry married each of them and the ways in which they separated. We would like you to create a dating webpage for a either a new wife for Henry, or for one of the wives he had. You need to include a portrait and some key information to help him make a decision (likes and dislikes, ambitions, age, interests, family background, where they come from etc.)

Links:

General Tudor sites you might find useful during this topic:

This is the site you need for your Tudor Monarchs research task: Woodlands Junior School – Tudors

Tudor England had six kings and queens. Find out three things about each of them.

Henry VII (1485 – 1509)

Henry VIII (1509 – 1547)

Edward VI (1547 – 1553)

Jane Grey (1553 – 1553)

Mary I (1553 – 1558)

Elizabeth I (1558 – 1603)

Explore some of the websites listed on the “The Tudors: A List Of Useful Web Sites” page of Mr Pitts’ website and make notes about any interesting things you find out on the back of this page.

Board games were very common in ancient Egypt and people from all levels of society played them. Many game boards from ancient Egypt have been found by archaeologists. However, the rules explaining how to play these games have not survived. By studying game boards and other evidence, experts have made some educated guesses about how these games were played.

This is your ICT task for this morning.

Egyptian Tomb Adventure

Join the expedition to explore an Egyptian tomb. You will need to decipher hieroglyphs and examine various artefacts including a mummy.

Link edited: 10:11, 14th January 2011.

This website will tell you everything you need to know to mummify a body. Use your ideas from the lesson to help create your instruction booklet.

Link: How To Mummify A Body

Task 7:

The death mask of King Tutankhamun is one of the first things people think of whenever they think about Ancient Egypt. We want you to include this idea somewhere in your presentation. You could make a copy of the mask to wear on the day, or use the colours as inspiration for your layout—you might want to find out more about him and use that information in your presentation.

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King Tutankhamun's Death Mask