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Published: 18/06/2013
KS3 | Historical enquiry | Transition | Using evidence | Early Modern period: 1500-1750
8 pages

What happened to the princes in the tower? A History mystery!

A thinking skills activity which encourages students to grapple with conflicting information about the infamous disappearances, and to reach a theory supported by evidence. An interactive Yes No is included to support initial feedback from the starter activity. The images for the plenary in a separate PDF and are courtesy of Britannica image quest.            

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Mary  Fisher
Mary Fisher
I used this as a stand alone History Mystery during the last week of school. it was a very popular activity with everyone totally engaged in solving the mystery.
Posted on 4th December 2014
janet bowers
janet bowers
Thank you so much for this supportive resource. My classes loved the images particularly.
Posted on 24th September 2013

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