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Famous Queens

£14.50
SKU H12CS40110
Key Stage 1 The Tudor Era The Victorian Era History Year 1 Year 2

Take your class on a royal journey and explore the lives of queens in the past and present. These KS1 History 'Famous Queens' lessons will teach your children what it's like to be a queen and to live in a palace. Explore famous palaces in the United Kingdom and how they were used by queens in the past and present.

 
#TheCompleteSeries7lessons

Your class will enjoy learning about Queen Elizabeth I, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II. Explore their lives and accomplishments with your class and immerse your children in experiences a wealthy monarch would have, as well as finding out about the lives of ordinary people during their respective reigns.

With lesson plans, informative slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets and much more, these Year 1 and 2 'Famous Queens' lessons contain everything you need to teach your children about the history of United Kingdom's queens.

#Lesson1MonarchsandPalaces

The first lesson in this series introduces your class to what a monarch is and where they live. Your children will learn who the three famous queens they will be studying are and which palaces they lived in. Your children will look at pictures of palaces and discuss what is special about them.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Palace discussion cards
  • Image cards
#Lesson2ElizabethIandTudorLife

Your class will learn about the famous Queen Elizabeth I and the Tudor family in this lesson. Your children will begin to understand how Elizabeth I became queen and what life was like during the Tudor period. They will also learn about the changes that occurred towards the end of the Tudor period as a result of Elizabeth's reign.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
  • Mask templates
  • Character cards
#Lesson3QueenVictoria

Your class will find out lots of information about Queen Victoria's life and how she became queen during this lesson. Introduce them to Buckingham Palace and how Victoria used it as her home, as well as finding out about her marriage and children. Your class can also explore the rooms inside Buckingham Palace and will learn some of the history of the building.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Queen Victoria’s diary sheet
  • Drama scenario cards
#Lesson4TheVictorianPeriod

Explore a significant period in history with your class as they find out about some of the changes that took place in Britain when Queen Victoria was in power. Your class will learn about the achievements of Queen Victoria and how she helped to make changes in society, exploring the effects these changes had on the lives of everyday people.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Statement cards
  • Fact sheets
  • Freeze frame cards
#Lesson5ElizabethII

Explore the life of a modern-day queen with this lesson on Queen Elizabeth II. Your children will learn about Elizabeth II's life and achievements, finding out that queens are very busy people! There is also the chance to find out about the royal family, explore what a jubilee is discover how jubilees are celebrated by the royal family and the rest of the UK.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Fact sheets
  • Royal family tree
  • Royal family name cards
  • Royal family picture cards
#Lesson6ComparingTimePeriods

This interesting lesson will encourage your class to think about what they have found out about the three queens and start to compare what life was like during each of their reigns. They will think about how life has changed across the Tudor, Victorian and modern eras and think about similarities and differences between life then and now.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheets
  • Image cards
  • Speech bubble cards
  • Topic cards
  • Fact templates
  • Date and event cards
#Lesson7ComparingQueens

The final lesson in this series gives your children the opportunity to compare the three famous queens they have learnt about. Your class can play the 'Who am I?' game and find out some more interesting facts about each queen, as well as using images of each queen to deduce information. There are lots of fun activities the children can undertake to help them describe each of these three famous and influential women.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Image sheets
  • Poetry adjectives sheet
  • Poem posters
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS1 - the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods
  • KS1 - significant historical events, people and places in their own locality
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