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.
Here are 6 random links from this subject
Viking Archaeological Remains Video
Presenter James MacKenzie visits the Museum of Scotland to find out what an archaeologist's work involves. An archaeologist, Dr Andy Heald, explains that they find out about the past by digging up objects in houses and settlements. They discuss what objects in the museum reveal about the Vikings. It is obvious what some objects were used for, however others are confusing as parts are often missing or have rotted away.
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.
Life In Roman Britain Interactive
When the Romans came to Britain they brought their way of life with them. Over time, the people of Britain and the Romans mixed. The Britons began to live the Roman lifestyle and the Romans took on local customs.
The Romans built new towns. These were often protected by walls and there was everything a citizen of Roman Britain would need inside - houses, shops, meeting spaces, workshops, temples and bathhouses.
Life In Viking Britain Interactive
The Vikings were not all bloodthirsty raiders. Some came to fight, but others came to Britain to live peacefully. Their longships brought families who settled in villages. There were farmers, who kept animals and grew crops, and skilful craft workers, who made beautiful metalwork and wooden carvings. Everyone lived together in a large home called a ‘longhouse’.
Beside The Seaside Interactive
A selection of interactive activities with a seaside theme.
Tudor Banquet Video
A Tudor feast would consist of chicken, rabbit, pork, beef and lamb. A common way of cooking meat in Tudor times was on a spit over an open fire. As well as a spit many kitchens had charcoal burning stoves and special ovens for making bread. There were no electrical kitchen gadgets so everything had to be done by hand.