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Category:  History
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Published: 08/02/2021
Updated: 06/12/2021
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What is history?

What is history? is a set of eight lessons for year 7 students, designed to introduce them to the concepts underpinning history and to its importance.

Each lesson addresses a different concept – chronology, enquiry, evidence, causation, change, diversity, significance and interpretation – and comprises a starter, several development activities and a plenary. Suggestions for differentiation, extension tasks and homework tasks are also included.

Tasks include role-play, source analysis, debate tasks, group discussion and living graphs.

Key features:

  • eight lessons, each with an accompanying PowerPoint
  • 14 printable resources
  • suggestions for differentiation, extension and homework.

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