Jumpstart! History: Engaging Activities For Ages 7-12 by Sarah WhitehouseJumpstart! History: Engaging Activities For Ages 7-12 by Sarah Whitehouse

Jumpstart! History: Engaging Activities For Ages 7-12

bySarah Whitehouse, Karan Vickers-hulseEditorSarah Whitehouse

Paperback | November 17, 2014

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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 resourcewill 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.

Sarah Whitehousehas worked in the primary classroom for a decade and was the first teacher in Wales to be awarded the Gold Quality Mark for Geography for her school. She has a number of publications specialising in primary history and geography and is currently PGCE Primary Programme Leader for Primary and Early Years (Humanities Speci...
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Title:Jumpstart! History: Engaging Activities For Ages 7-12Format:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:November 17, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415729025

ISBN - 13:9780415729024

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age  Chapter 2: Egyptians, Ancient Greeks  Chapter 3: Romans  Chapter 4: Saxons, Vikings, Normans  Chapter 5: Tudors, Stuarts  Chapter 6: Victorians Chapter 7: World War II  Chapter 8: Local History


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"These engaging activities focus on the new curriculum for history and will be welcomed by teachers who are looking for a fresh approach to the subject. We need to do more than teach facts - we need to encourage pupils to delve beneath the surface so they know why events took place." - Sarah Brew, Parents in Touch