History - Time Machine

Welcome to Madame Tussauds Resource Page

Here you'll find a range of unique educational resources around different topics insprired by Madame Tussauds. There are four workshops: Global Stars, Time Machine, Role Models and Media ready to challenge your child/students! To support the learning we have provided lesson plans, worksheets, resources and a parent/teacher script.  

Don't worry if your child/student has not been to Madame Tussauds, the resources do not rely on a visit to the attraction.

 

Global Stars Worksheet

Global starts lesson

Worksheet objectives:

• Identifying different cultures around the world
• Exploring the differences as well as the connections between cultures
• Identifying different audiences of the MT brand across the globe
• Exploring how MT adapts to appeal to its different audiences
• Understanding the importance of empathy in accepting, embracing and making the most of differences between audiences
• Developing creative thinking and communication skills
• Understanding the importance of collaboration and communication to make connections across different cultures
• Creating a postcard for a Madame Tussauds pen pal across the world

Areas of learning: Citizenship, Geography, Art & Design, and Literacy.

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Lesson Plans
Global Stars Worksheet
Resources
Script

 

Time Machine

Time Machine

Worksheet objectives:

• Identifying significant individuals throughout history
• Understanding how individuals are shaped and challenged by the historical contexts in which they live
• Empathising with individuals from different historical periods
• Gaining a historical perspective by placing knowledge in different contexts
• Understanding the history of Madame Tussauds and its founder: Marie Tussaud
• Exploring different historical contexts through drama, role-play and writing

Areas of learning: History, Literacy, Drama, Personal, Social, Health Education (PSHE) (UK), Citizenship, Critical Literacy, National Health Education Standards (NHES) (US), Morality and Society curriculum (China).

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Lesson Plans
Time Machine Worksheet
Resources
Script

 

Role Models

Worksheet objectives:

• Defining and understanding the word ‘inspiration’ and exploring the qualities that role models or influential people possess
• Understanding that role models are not ‘perfect’ people
• Identifying role models and explaining reasons for choices
• Understanding that everyone faces challenges in reaching their goals
• Exploring how to overcome challenges or difficulties
• Identifying significant moments in the biography of Marie Tussaud and/or another role model of choice
• Setting aspirational goals that are inspiring in multiple contexts

Areas of learning: Personal, Social, Health Education (PSHE) (UK), Citizenship, Critical Literacy, National Health Education Standards (NHES) (US), Morality and Society curriculum (China), History and Literacy.

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Lesson Plans
Inspirational Figures Worksheet
Resources
Script

 

Modern Media

Modern Media

Worksheet objectives:
• Identifying the different types of media and their purposes.
• Comparing old and modern media types.
• Identifying how old and modern media are different and how much the media has changed over time.
• Understanding the concept of ‘fake news’ and why it is important.
• Understanding how the media portrays people and to recognise its possible impact.
• Creating stories across different social media platforms.

Areas of learning: Literacy, Critical Literacy, Digitial Literacy, Media, Personal, Social, Health Education (PSHE) (UK), Citizenship, National Health Education Standards (NHES) (US), and Morality and Society curriculum (China).

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Lesson
Modern Media Worksheet
Resources
Script

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