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Invaders and Settlers: Romans

£14.50
SKU H34CS40120
Key Stage 2 The Roman Empire History Year 3 Year 4

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Looking for Roman Invasion of Britain KS2 lesson planning? You've come to the right place! This ready-to-teach set of seven lessons all about the Roman invaders and settlers who came to Britain will soon have your class excited about their History lessons!

 
#TheCompleteSeries7lessons

These Roman Britain KS2 lessons are designed to teach your class everything they need to know about the rise of Roman Britain, opposition from the Celts, the legacy that was left behind when they went home, and much more.

Containing lesson plans, slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets, games, an End of Unit Quiz and loads of other resources, these PlanBee History lessons will make teaching your class about the Roman invaders and settlers fun, fascinating and fantastically easy!

For further 'Romans' lessons check out our cross-curricular Romans topic in the Cross-Curricular Topics section.

#Lesson1RomanInvaders

The first lesson in this series introduces your class to the Roman invaders who came to Britain, and explores why people choose to invade and settle other lands. The included slideshow goes through these points and also help your class to place the Romans on a timeline.

During their independent learning, children can then further consider the meaning of the terms 'invade' and 'settle', or further their understanding of when the Roman invaders came to Britain, comparing with other familiar events and civilisations.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Fact cards
#Lesson2TheRomanArmy

This fun Roman Army KS2 lesson will teach your Year 3/4 class all about Roman soldiers and how the Roman army was organised. The included slideshow presentation goes through some fascinating information about the Roman army and how it became such a formidable force. They will find out how the army was organised, what a Roman soldier wore, and some of the strategies and techniques they used. It also gives your class the chance to see what life for a Roman soldier was like for themselves!

This Roman Army KS2 lesson contains a detailed lesson plan with differentiated activity ideas, a slideshow for the teaching input and a range of helpful printable resources to support their independent learning.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • The Equipment of a Roman Soldier
  • Information Sheet
  • Question Cards
  • Army Formations Sheet
#Lesson3CelticLife

This KS2 Celts lesson explores what Celtic life was like for the people living in Britain before the Romans invaded. The included slideshow for the teaching input gives your class some basic background information about the Celts (or Britons as they were known by the Romans) and studies some accounts of what the Celts were like from some Roman historians.

During their independent learning, your class can then carry out their own research into what daily life was like for the Celts. There's even a fun board game included that will help them learn what Celtic life was like!

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Differentiated information sheets
  • Crazy Celts Board game
  • Question Cards
#Lesson4WhoWasBoudica

In this KS2 Boudicca lesson, your Year 3 or Year 4 class will find out how not everyone welcomed the Romans when they arrived in Britain. It looks at the story of Boudicca (or Boudica or Boadicea) and why, as queen of the Iceni tribe, she was so against the Roman invaders. The lesson then goes on to look at Boudicca from the viewpoint of both the Celts and Romans, using historical sources to identify the reasons behind different points of view.

During their independent learning, children will consider what Boudicca was like for themselves, both from what they have learnt and from artist's impressions and written accounts.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Boudica Description
  • Boudica Portrait Sheet
#Lesson5BoudiccasRevolt

Now that your class know who she is, they can look in more detail at Boudicca's revolt. They will explore why it was initially so successful, but then ultimately failed. Children will be encouraged to discuss and explain their views and opinions of the queen of the Iceni tribe, as well as thinking about the effect Boudicca's revolt had on the people of Britain.

During their independent tasks, your class can retell the story of Boudicca's revolt using a storyboard, or write diary entries about the revolt as if they were Boudicca.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Word Bank
#Lesson6LifeinRomanBritain

This Life in Roman Britain KS2 History lesson for Year 3 or Year 4 challenges your class to find out what life in Roman Britain was like for ordinary people. The slides for the teaching input first challenge children to establish what they can learn from a variety of pictures, then goes through some information about some different aspects of how life in Britain changed after the Romans arrived.

Their independent learning activities then give them more of an opportunity to find out more about daily life and some of the changes that the people of Britain experienced under Roman rule.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Picture Cards
  • Information Cards
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Group Challenge Cards
  • Roman Life Booklet Pages
#Lesson7WhattheRomansdidforus

This fascinating lesson looks at what the Romans did for us and how their occupation of Britain changed the country forever. The slides start by exploring the collapse of the Roman Empire and when the Roman rule of Britain came to end. It then goes on to look at the lasting impact the Romans had on Britain, even after they left.

During the children's independent learning activities, they will have the chance to consolidate their understanding of what the Romans did for us and some of the inventions and systems we still use today that the Romans left behind.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Letter to the Emperor Sheet
  • End of Unit Quiz
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS2 - the Roman Empire and its impact on Britain
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