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Click on the attachment below to see the planning for this topic and how the theme will be taught across the different areas of the curriculum.
This half term we will be learning about a special place in Egypt called The Valley of the Kings. The Kings and Queens of Ancient Egypt were buried in this special location which is made up of lots of underground tombs and chambers. We will be learning about the life and burial of a special boy Pharaoh called Tutankhamun. Tutankhamun's tomb was discovered in 1922 by a famous archaeologist called Howard Carter. We will learn about the discoveries he made and how they have helped us to learn about the life of Tutankhamun and this ancient civilization. Click on the links and watch the videos below to learn more about these important events in history.
Please look at our gallery to see photographs of the exciting things we have been doing this half term including our visit to the Leeds Museum.
Egypt is a country located to the north east of the continent of Africa. The capital of Egypt is called Cairo and is famous for the pyramids. There is a famous river that runs through Egypt called the River Nile. The Valley of the Kings is located near Luxor towards the south of the country. The map below shows these important landmarks.
Image copyright: www.ancient-egypt.info
Click on these web links to learn about more about Egypt.
Learn about life in Ancient Egypt, the Kings and Queens who ruled thousands of years ago and their customs. Click on the links below to find out more.
Tutankhamun's tomb was discovered in 1922 by Howard Carter an archaeologist. Click on the links below to learn about Howard Carter and his discoveries.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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