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In today’s lesson you will be learning about the history of Windsor Castle.

Learning objective: To know Windsor Castle was originally made out of wood and why.


1. Watch the video below of Miss Jenkins.

Miss Jenkins - Topic Lesson 3


2. Draw a picture of a Motte and bailey castle.


3. Label the motte.


4. Label the bailey.


Challenge – Can you write a sentence explaining why Windsor Castle was built from wood.