ERIC Number: ED445971
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Primary History: Using the Evidence of the Historic Environment. A Teacher's Guide.
Corbishley, Mike; Fordham, Jennie; Gay, Susan; Hollinshead, Liz; Spicer, Suzanne; Walmsley, David
This guide aims to help busy elementary teachers make the best use of a whole range of evidence for teaching history in schools today, covering areas of study at both Key Stages 1 and 2 (in the British school system). The guide includes: clear, richly illustrated explanatory text for the non-expert, with practical advice and project ideas; how to ask the right questions, teach key skills, use objects, games, documents, and interpretations of the past; ideas for Key Stage 1, from looking at houses or famous people or events, to using stories and timelines; the Romans in Britain; the Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings; Tudor life; Victoria's England and Britain since 1930; case studies of places relating to each period; and reproducible activity sheets for classroom use or on site visits. Contains a list of selected annotated resources for further reading. (BT)
Descriptors: Built Environment, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Heritage Education, Historic Sites, Historical Interpretation, Material Culture, Primary Sources, Social Studies
English Heritage, Education Service, 23 Savile Row, London W1X 1AB, England. Tel: 020 7973 3000; Fax: 020 7973 3443; E-mail: email@example.com; Web site: (www.english-heritage.org.uk/).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: English Heritage Education Service, London (England).