Jumpstart! History: Engaging activities for ages 7-12 (Jumpstart)

Jumpstart! History: Engaging activities for ages 7-12 (Jumpstart)

By: Sarah Whitehouse (author), Karan Vickers-Hulse (author)Paperback

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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 resource will 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.

About Author

Sarah Whitehouse has 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 Specialist) at the University of the West of England in Bristol. Karan Vickers-Hulse has been a primary school teacher for 15 years, most recently as a Deputy Head. She has written a number of publications for KCP Publications and is currently Senior Lecturer in Primary English and UG Programme Leader for Primary and Early Years at the University of the West of England in Bristol.


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 ? ?

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780415729024
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 142
  • ID: 9780415729024
  • weight: 204
  • ISBN10: 0415729025

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