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7. Who were the Ancient Egyptian gods?

7. Who were the Ancient Egyptian gods?

A full lesson for KS2 exploring Ancient Egyptian gods and goddesses. The resource includes a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and pupil resource sheets.


Who were the Ancient Egyptian gods?

In this lesson, pupils will play a game to learn about different gods and goddesses from Ancient Egypt, including how they were depicted and areas of responsibility. Pupils will create a set of fact files about three gods or goddesses. Then they will examine a series of historical sources and apply their new knowledge to work out which deity is depicted in each source. 



  • To compare different Ancient Egyptian gods and goddesses
  • To look at some sources depicting Ancient Egyptian gods

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.


  • File Formats

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

    1 x Powerpoint (whiteboard slides)

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