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Monday 29th June

WALT: Describe significant people from the past

 

On Sunday it was Ben’s birthday but it would also have been Henry VIII’s birthday. Henry VIII was born on 28th June 1491. How old would he be if he was still alive today?

 

 

 

Henry VIII was a famous Tudor king. Most people remember him for having six different wives.

 

Watch this video to find out more about him.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zkrkscw/articles/zv2bmfr

 

You can listen to this song about Henry VIII from Horrible Histories. 

Horrible Histories Song - Henry VIII starring Rowan Atkinson - CBBC

Extra

If you are interested in the life of Henry VIII, there is also this episode of Horrible Histories about Henry VIII for you to watch on BBC IPlayer. I know lots of you enjoy watching Horrible Histories.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b060fvs8/horrible-histories-series-6-6-horrid-henry-viii-special

 

Activity

 

You have been set a 2Do on Purple Mash

 

Take a photo of yourself and become Henry VIII. Imagine what he would say. You may want to do your own research about Henry VIII to include lots of interesting facts.

 

In your speech bubble tell us what kind of king you were.  

 

In your speech bubble answer these questions:

  • What kind of king were you?
  • What hobbies did you have?
  • What are you remembered for?

 

In your speech bubble answer these questions:

  • What kind of king were you?
  • What hobbies did you have?
  • What was most important to you?
  • What are you remembered for?
  • Tell us about your wives.

 

 

Challenge

 

Do your own research about Henry VIII’s wives. Who were they?  Can you find any interesting facts? What is the rhyme that we can use to remember how they died?

 

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