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Medium Term Plan for History: Why did Henry VIII marry six times? Dhipa Begum – St Martin’s College Downsell Primary School MT Planning Subject: History Year Group: 4 Term: Summer 1 st half Unit of work: Why did Henry VIII marry six times? In this unit children will find out about the Tudors through the story of Henry VIII’s marriages. They will develop their ability to use written and pictorial sources, ask and answer questions, give reasons for actions and identify changes. Possible Trip: Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9AU, England. Tel: 0870 752 7777. Or Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN. Tel: 0870 444 3852. Learning Objectives Key Vocabulary Teaching Activity (Including organisation) Differentiation Resources Assessment Week 1 To locate the Tudors within the context of the history of Britain. To understand who Henry VIII using portraits and written sources. To learn the names and orders of Henry VIII’s wives. Tudors King Henry VIII Catherine of Aragon Anne Boleyn Jane Seymour Anne of Cleves Catherine Howard Katherine Parr Divorced Beheaded Died Survived What was Henry VIII like as a person? Introduce topic - Tudors. Recap which other History topics children have studied during the school years, e.g. Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings and Victorians. Using the topics studied previously, as whole class children to make a timeline and to locate the Tudors on the same timeline - Teacher to draw timeline on board, using the topic word cards children to come up and stick the card on the timeline. Using PowerPoint show children photograph of Henry VIII. Who do you think this is? - Prompt children e.g. look at the way he is standing, look at the way he is dressed, and look at all the jewellery he is wearing. Read the child friendly story of Henry VIII using the BBC website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/famouspeople/standard/henry/index.shtml Using books, pictures and fact sheets children to find answers to questions on Henry VIII. - Who was Henry VIII? When was he born? When did he reign (came to power)? Who were his parents? How many times did he marry? (Write the names of his wives in order) What was Henry like as a person? What was Henry’s problem? Plenary: In groups children to put pictures of Henry VIII’s six wives in chronological order. As whole class children to make a human timeline of Henry’s six wives and learn the rhyme: Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divorced, Beheaded, Survived . Children to work in mixed ability groups. (House groups) Topic word cards, e.g. Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, Victorians & Tudors with dates ICT - PowerPoint - Session 1 Photographs of Henry VIII and his six wives (small cards) Worksheet: ‘Henry VIII’ Books, pictures and fact sheets on Henry’s VIII Books that can be used: Step up History: Why did Henry VIII marry six times? (John Gorman) The Life and World of Henry VIII (Brian Williams) The six wives of Henry VIII (Catherine
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