his is the second lesson of a scheme of work covering Historical Skills and the Roman Empire.
The aim of the lesson is to introduce pupils to the types of evidence used by an Historian and the story of Romulus and Remus and the founding of Rome.
During the lesson pupils will:
- Start to consider the nature of sources that Historians use to investigate the past.
- Investigate and analyse the sculpture of the Capitoline Wolf and the story of Romulus and Remus.
- Complete a card sort to create the story of Romulus and Remus.
- Complete activities to start to consider the reliability of stories like Romulus and Remus and the differences between myths and a "true story".
This lesson is aimed towards year seven but could be easily adapted for key stage 1 or 2.