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3. Who were the Ancient Egyptian pharaohs?

3. Who were the Ancient Egyptian pharaohs?

A full lesson for KS2 introducing the significance of the Ancient Egyptian pharaohs. The resource includes a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets.


3. Who were the Ancient Egyptian pharaohs?

This lesson explores the role of the pharaohs and introduces some significant figures. Pupils will play a ‘Find that Pharaoh’ game to become familiar with key people and dates. They will learn about important symbols associated with pharaohs and use them to design a royal sarcophagus.



  • To find out about some of the most famous Egyptian pharaohs
  • To explore the meaning of symbols associated with the pharaoh

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


This lesson is part of the KS2History Ancient Egyptians Planning Pack for KS2.


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  • File Formats

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

    1 x Powerpoint (whiteboard slides)

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