Links to free to use History resources including, interactive games, lesson plans, quizzes, information text and images. Use on a white board for whole class teaching or encourage individual research at home or in school.
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Henry At Boarding School Lesson Plan
In this lesson children pursued an historical enquiry, raising questions and using original sources. They gained an understanding of conditions in early nineteenth-century boarding schools. They read and interpreted difficult and challenging texts, and developed their understanding and use of the persuasion genre.
This pdf from The British Museum is designed to support a visit to the museum but has general information and a timeline for the Anglo-Saxon period.
10 Astounding Facts Text
Read our list of 10 astounding facts about Anglo-Saxons and see where you can find their influence in your daily life! Are you ready for a little history lesson?
The Great Fire Of London Text
Text with map showing the daily spread of the fire.
Viking Life Video
An exploration of life in Viking Britain through the eyes of a typical family. Differing reasons for the Vikings coming to Britain are explored, and relationships between Anglo-Saxons and the Viking raiders are discussed. Also shown is how King Alfred and Queen Aelthelflaed brought a kind of peace to the country.
The Work Of Elsie Widdowson Video
Dick and Dom from 'Absolute Genius' describe the life and work of Elsie Widdowson. She was born in 1906, and at this time people did not know much about the content of the food they ate. She published a book called ‘The Composition of Foods’ which contained details of the energy, protein and other nutritional values of many foods.