Jumpstart! History: Engaging activities for ages 7-12

1st Edition

Sarah Whitehouse, Karan Vickers-Hulse

Routledge
Published November 20, 2014
Reference - 142 Pages - 12 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415729024 - CAT# Y157819
Series: Jumpstart

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Summary

This collection of simple to use and fun activities will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of the historical skills of chronology, enquiry, historical inference and knowledge and understanding of people, places and time.

History is an effective way to engage pupils in a topic and can act as a fantastic hook for learning. This book will enable you to make history a fundamental part of your classroom, to enhance not only the pupils' historical understanding but also to deepen their understanding in other subjects.

Areas covered include:-

    • Egyptians
    • Ancient Greeks and Romans
    • Saxons, Vikings and Normans
    • Stone Age
    • Bronze Age
    • Iron Age
    • Tudors and Stuarts
    • Victorians
    • World War Two
    • Post-War Britain

This indispensable classroom resource will celebrate history and give children the opportunity to experience the thrill of finding out about the past. It will be a lifeline to any classroom teacher looking to teach history in a fun and exciting way.

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