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Task - to write a paragraph about pharaohs.



Pharaoh facts.


The rulers of ancient Egypt were called pharaohs.


The word ‘pharaoh’ means great house and some people even considered the pharaoh to be a god.


The pharaoh was the most important, powerful person in Egypt.


Tutankhamun is one of the most famous pharaohs of ancient Egypt. He was only 8 or 9 when he became ruler and is often known as the ‘boy king’.


Ramesses II was pharaoh for over 60 years and in that time, he fathered 156 children.


You can also find more facts using the links below.



When writing, remember to include these features:


  • Subheading.
  • Diagrams or pictures.
  • Link facts using because, when or if.
  • Full stops and capital letters. This is important for when we write names.