Welcome to Year 5
Our fantastic topic this half term is..
Let’s travel back 5000 years to the dusty realms of ancient Egypt. Cruise along the Nile, entering a world of mysteries and cures, mummies and kings. Find out about life on the river’s fertile banks, discovering Egypt and its fascinating culture. Unravel the secrets of ancient tombs, using historical sources and age-old artefacts. Find out about powerful pharaohs and grandiose gods! Make yourself a nemes and you’ll look the part!
Become an apprentice and work for Ramose; he’s the chief embalmer at the Beautiful House. Help him prepare a body for its journey into the afterlife. Now open the doorway to ancient Egypt– who knows what treasures you will find?
This half term, we are going to look at:
* Ancient Egyptian Gods and Goddesses
* The River Nile and its importance
* The Egyptian creation story and ancient Egyptian beliefs.
* Ancient Egyptian head wear and jewellery.
This half term we are reading ‘Secrets of a Sun King’ by Emma Carroll.