History teaching resources to promote key concepts


Help your students:

  • learn to use dates
  • place events on a timeline
  • develop historical context.


Investigate the experiences of different people. Activities include:

  • map work
  • role plays
  • games
  • worksheets.

Change and continuity

Use key historical topics to discuss:

  • progress
  • transformation
  • regression
  • demise.

Cause and consequence

Activities, based on historical events, include:

  • categorising information
  • ranking factors
  • debates.


Discuss the significance of people and events including:

  • Oskar Schindler
  • Gandhi
  • the My Lai Massacre.


Explore why interpretations differ by analysing:

  • new interpretations
  • historians
  • sources.

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