History Resource File KS2 Second Edition File 1

History teaching resource file from LCP
Disc Book

Bringing Key Events and People from the Past to Life

The second edition of our History Resource Files for Key Stage 2 are revised and updated for the 2014 Curriculum.  

Filled with medium term and individual lesson plans, historical images, engaging activities and guidance on assessment, our user-friendly History Resource Files will enable you to plan and teach good history lessons which cover all aspects of the new Key Stage 2 history curriculum. 

  • Inspire your pupils with curiosity about the past.

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of past events.

  • Understand historical sources and how to use them by becoming history detectives.

Key Stage 2 File 1 contains:

  • Five separate sections with lesson plans and teaching resources.
  • DVD
  • File binder

Available to order individually or as a complete Resource file, the sections included in File 1 are:  

The complete file is now available to order for delivery in the Spring Term.  The file binder and local history section are included in the purchase price.

Each lesson contains:

  • Advance preparation 
  • Differentiated materials
  • Assessment evidence
  • List of resources, vocabulary, cross-curricular links
  • Links with programme of study purposes and aims
  • Prior learning suggestions, learning objectives, success criteria
  • Web search suggestions
  • Activities with related activity sheets
  • Resource sheets

 

From the Stone Age to the Iron Age  

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This section introduces and supports the teaching of Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age.

  • Focuses specifically on the Iron Age and introduces pupils to some of the culture, customs and lifestyle of the Iron Age Celtic peoples.
  • Introduces pupils to some of the changes that took place during the Iron Age.
  • Reinforces the concept of chronology, and refers to AD/ACE and BC/BCE.
  • Encourages pupils to utilise historical enquiry skills and to reflect upon and evaluate archaeological and written evidence.
  • Provides a wide range of opportunities to develop their spoken language.
  • Includes Discovering archaeology which introduces the children to the idea of archaeology and the use of different forms of archeological evidence as essential historical sources.

It is helpful if pupils have sequenced events on a timeline, used photographs as sources and have some knowledge of the properties of materials.

 

 

The Roman Empire

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In this section pupils are introduced to the idea that people from other societies have been coming to Britain for a long time. They consider the effects of the invasion and settlement of the Romans in Britain. 

  • Emphasis on historical enquiry, using artefacts, Roman sites and interpretations of history.
  • Builds on what pupils have learned about archaeology and the use of different forms of archaeological evidence as essential historical sources.
  • Reinforces the concept of chronology.
  • Encourages them to utilise historical enquiry skills and to reflect upon and evaluate archaeological evidence.
  • Provides a wide range of opportunities for children to develop their spoken language.

 

 

Britain's settlement by the Anglo-Saxons and Scots

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This section focuses on the Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britian. Pupils build on knowledge of previous peoples and the idea that people from other societies have been coming to Britain for a long time. They consider the effects of the invasion and settlement of the Anglo-Saxons and Scots in Britain.

  • Emphasis on historical enquiry, using artefacts and interpretations of history.
  • Builds on what pupils have learned about archaeology and the use of different forms of archaeological evidence as essential historical sources.
  • Reinforces the concept of chronology.
  • Encourages pupils to utilise historical enquiry skills and to reflect upon and evaluate archaeological evidence.
  • Provides a wide range of opportunities for children to develop their spoken language.

The Viking and Anglo-Saxon Struggle

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Viking and Anglo Saxon struggle Primary history teaching resource

This section covers the Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for  the Kingdom of England where pupils continue to develop an understanding of the chronology of British history.  They will consider the effects of the invasion and settlement of the Vikings in Britain.

  • Emphasis on historical enquiry, using artefacts and interpretations of history.
  • Builds on what children have learned about archaeology and the previous eras.
  • Encourages pupils to utilise historical enquiry skills and to reflect upon and evaluate archaeological and other forms of evidence.
  • Provides a wide range of opportunities for children to develop their spoken language.

Try our Vikings demo game (also part of the CD content of the resource.)

History Resource File 1 KS2 Second Edition £99.95 + partial VAT Add to cart

History Resource File 1 KS2 Section 1 - From the Stone Age to the Iron Age £27.50  Add to cart

History Resource File 1 KS2 Section 2 - The Roman Empire £27.50  Add to cart

History Resource File 1 KS2 Section 3 - Anglo-Saxons and Scots £27.50  Add to cart

History Resource File 1 KS2 Section 4 - The Vikings in Britain £27.50  Add to cart

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