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Geography, History, Citizenship

Teachers' guide and student worksheets for History, Geography and Citizenship.


Geography, History, Citizenship

Brick Lane / English and Citizenship / KS2: Respecting Difference

Brick Lane / English and Citizenship / KS2: Respecting Difference

An activity designed for Key Stage 2, this lesson plan encourages students to investigate their fellow pupils in an exciting BINGO style game. Much like the multicultural Brick Lane in London, classrooms across the nation are made up of a diverse range of cultural backgrounds and religious beliefs.

This lesson plan was provided by Britkid, a website about race, racism, and life as seen through the eyes of kids.


 
Sutton Hoo / History / KS2 / Who was buried in the tombs

Sutton Hoo / History / KS2 / Who was buried in the tombs

The Anglo-Saxons believed in life after death and in the journey that took you there. The Sutton Hoo ship burial provides both pagan and Christian artefacts and pre-dates the famous Viking ship burials, although it has a great deal in common with them.

Download this pdf lesson plan for an interactive experience that will bring Sutton Hoo burial site directly into your classroom. Pupils will be introduced to materials provided by the British Museum. Aimed for KS2 level, the lesson generates discussion about why people may be buried in different ways, and explores archaeological evidence used in uncovering an ancient past.


 
Brick Lane / English and Citizenship / KS2 / Our Own Roots and Branches

Brick Lane / English and Citizenship / KS2 / Our Own Roots and Branches

An Activity designed for KS2, students will investigate the key features of various religions, and describe their own roots and branches. By investigating varoius elements of a multicultural England, this lesson plan uses whiteboard technology to assist you in bringing various resources into your classroom.
Lesson Material was kindly provided by Britkid.


 
Punch and Judy / History / KS3: SEASIDE ENTERTAINMENT IN 1900

Punch and Judy / History / KS3: SEASIDE ENTERTAINMENT IN 1900

Punch and Judy has changed over the past century, and our perception of it has changed too. What can we learn from it about how life in 1900 was different from life today?


 
Holbein’s Henry VIII / Citizenship & History / KS3: READING A PORTRAIT

Holbein’s Henry VIII / Citizenship & History / KS3: READING A PORTRAIT

Holbein’s Henry VIII / History / KS2: READING A PORTRAIT
Use Holbein’s famous image of Henry VIII to explore how portraits work and what they are trying to tell the viewer.


 
Windrush / Citizenship & History / KS3: BUILDING A DIVERSE SOCIETY

Windrush / Citizenship & History / KS3: BUILDING A DIVERSE SOCIETY

Discover the history of England’s diversity through the stories of some of the passengers on the Windrush.


 
A Cup of Tea / Citizenship / KS3 & KS4: EXPLORING FAIRTRADE

A Cup of Tea / Citizenship / KS3 & KS4: EXPLORING FAIRTRADE

Use the example of tea to start a discussion about fairtrade and the issues surrounding it.


 
A Cup of Tea / Geography / KS2 & KS3: THE JOURNEY OF TEA

A Cup of Tea / Geography / KS2 & KS3: THE JOURNEY OF TEA

Using online research, discover which countries produce the most tea, and who actually ends up drinking it all.