Teaching Primary Humanities

2nd Edition

Russell Grigg, Sioned V Hughes

Published September 28, 2018
Textbook - 302 Pages
ISBN 9781138635289 - CAT# Y322974

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The second edition of Teaching Primary Humanities, which focuses on history, geography and religious education, has been fully updated to reflect policy developments and recent curriculum changes throughout the United Kingdom. The authors reaffirm the importance of teaching the humanities in a fast-changing world. This is a book packed full of practical ideas to make learning enjoyable, challenging and relevant.

This revised edition features:

  • An extended critique of fundamental British values and how these could be taught
  • The role of the humanities in teaching critical literacy skills in an era of 'fake news'
  • A focus on the key concepts of time, place and community in the Early Years
  • New suggestions for professional learning and development
  • Guidance on realistic planning and assessment for busy teachers
  • Links to the most useful, updated websites and resources

Chapters include tasks, research briefings and points for reflection to stimulate further thinking. Teaching Primary Humanities should be essential reading for trainee teachers and experienced practitioners looking for support and inspiration to showcase the contribution of the humanities to children’s all-round education.


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