Food – History and RE (KS2)

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By Peter RileyWriter and author of the Hot Topics series (Scholastic, £20 PB)

Use the topic of food as the basis for some inspiring history and RE activities

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Topic of the month

Throughout September, we’ll be providing engaging literacy, numeracy, science and history activities – all themed around food. Be sure to check back each week to see what’s new. Here’s what’s coming up…
24 September – numeracy

Remember, two sets of activities are provided for each subject – one suitable for KS1 and one for KS2. Take a look at our KS2 history and RE ideas for food. Plus take a look at our science and literacy food-themed ideas.

Upcoming topics of the month:
  • October: Theatre (literacy, numeracy, science, drama)
  • November: Weather (literacy, numeracy, science, art)
  • December: Time (literacy, numeracy, science, ICT)

Activities

History:
  1. How Roman is your breakfast?
  2. Preparing a feast
  3. Choose your Viking meal
  4. New foods in Tudor times
  5. A Victorian picnic
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