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1. What does prehistory mean?

1. What does prehistory mean?

A full lesson for KS2 introducing the British prehistoric period covering the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint slides and pupil resource sheets.


What does prehistory mean?
This lesson introduces the period of British history from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. Pupils will make a timeline to set this period into the wider context of British History and they will discover how we break up this period into distinct ages.



  • To put events in chronological order
  • To understand how the period from the Stone Age to the Iron Age fits into a wider picture of British history


The lesson plan includes differentiation ideas to adapt the activities for the needs of your class.


This is the first lesson in the popular KS2History Stone Age to Iron Age Unit for KS2.

  • File Formats

    1 x PDF File (lesson plan and pupil resource sheets)

    1 x Powerpoint (whiteboard slides)

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