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Series: Schools history project
Publication Date: 25 Jan 2008
Suitable for: Secondary (Year 7)
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Build your students' understanding and skills step by step with Schools History Project's carefully planned approach to Key Stage 3.
Part of the dynamic and coherent book-per-year course, this textbook combines expertise in course planning with features that reflect the possibilities and requirements of the National Curriculum. It has everything you would expect from the Schools History Project, including intriguing content, in-depth historical investigation, meaningful tasks and a wealth of source material.
This first book in the series - a course for Year 7 - both introduces the themes of empire, movement and settlement, conflict, power, ordinary life and ideas and beliefs and provides in-depth enquiries on key aspects of medieval England.
- Help students develop their skills and improve their own performance with 'How to...' activities and the 'Doing History' feature.
- Suit all abilities and interests with stimulating and worthwhile activities which cater to a wide range of learning styles.
- Build the big pictures across Key Stage 3 with overviews and big stories which link the course together and develop students' conceptual frameworks.
What is History? The mystery of the skeletons
Doing History: What is History?
Doing History: Sources
MOVEMENT, SETTLEMENT AND EMPIRE
From the Romans to the Normans
A quick history of Britain before 1066
Doing History: Chronology
The Big Story: Movement and Settlement Part One
Doing History: Big Stories
How to do well in Key Stage 3 History
THE ROMAN EMPIRE
Into the mind of an empire builder!
Why was the Roman army like a top football team?
Did people love or hate living in the Roman Empire?
Doing History: Diversity
Doing History: Interpretations
The Big Story: Empires Part One
Into the Middle Ages
Why did people risk their lives?
Into the mind of a medieval soldier!
What questions do you want to ask about war?
A quick history of war in the Middle Ages: Who when and why?
THE NORMAN CONQUEST STAGE ONE
Who fought who? 1066 - the year of three battles
Why are they risking their lives at Hastings?
Whose story does the Bayeux Tapestry tell?
Who told the truth about 1066?
Doing History: Evidence
THE NORMAN CONQUEST STAGE TWO
'A fatal day!'
William the ... what?
A quick history of castles, weapons and armour
Why is the story of Henry V and Agincourt so popular?
What should everyone know about the Crusades?
The Big Story: Conflict Part One
Could a king do whatever he liked?
What was a medieval king supposed to do?
Into the mind of a medieval king!
Why did the barons rebel against King John?
Doing History: Causes and consequences
The Rebellion Steps: How high did they climb?
Quick history: who were the best kings in the Middle Ages?
The Big Story: Power Part One
What was it like to live in the Middle Ages?
Welcome to Wharram Percy
True or false?
The history theme park challenge!
The Big Story: Ordinary Life Part One
Doing History: Change and continuity
Why did people in the Middle Ages love the stories about Robin Hood? The wonders of Baghdad - what stories will you bring back?
How did the Black Death and the Peasants' Revolt change people's lives? Rats or rebels? Which was more significant?
THE BLACK DEATH
What was the Black Death?
How did the Black Death change Allton?
'How I survived the Black Death!'
THE PEASANTS' REVOLT
Were the rebels of 1381 heroes or villains?
Welcome back to Significance Alley!
Doing History: Significance
The Big Story: Ordinary Life Part Two
Into the mind of a medieval villager!
IDEAS AND BELIEFS
Medieval or modern?
So, what's new?
Why did people argue so much about new religious ideas?
William Caxton, the man who...
How did printing change ideas?
Why did people disagree about monasteries?
Henry VIII: medieval or modern?
The Big Story: Ideas and Beliefs Part One
CONCLUSION: What have you learned this year...?
... about evidence: How do we know about the past?
... about periods: Can you tell the Romans from the Middle Ages?
... about people: Who would you most like to meet at the History party? Doing History: Significance
... about significance: What and who is most worth remembering? Building the History Wall