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Ancient Maya

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The Ancient MayaAncient Maya is a fascinating period of history but there have not been many resources made and shared covering this period.  Teaching Ideas has a set of resources which are invaluable to teachers covering this topic.

Maya Fact Cards is a free resource created by Mark Warner and shared on ...

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The Great Fire of London

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The Great Fire of LondonThe Great Fire of London is one of the most significant event during the reign of the Stuarts. This event is often studied by KS1 and there are many resources created for that age but if KS2 are studying the Stuarts it may well crop up and children may wish to revisit and learn more about the event. These sites include medium term planning and lots ...

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The Gunpowder Plot

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Gunpowder PlotThe Gunpowder Plot was a significant event during the reign of the Stuarts. It fascinates children as they are reminded of it yearly on Bonfire Night. Here are some resources that will help explore this topic.

The BBC Site, I Wonder – this site has a whole section on the Gunpowder Plot: ‘Three Years in the Making’. It is very detailed. “We ...

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This Day in History

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This day in historyThis Day in History could be an interesting way to introduce historical themes in class. Children frequently ask about current affairs when in school and are often interested in what has happened around the world. Using some of the “this day in history” sites offers an opportunity to look at similar events that have cropped up in history so that ...

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How the Tudor Dynasty Shaped Modern Britain

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Tudor DynastyThe BBC – has a very good resource for studying how the Tudor Dynasty shaped modern Britain, designed especially for educational use.

There is a timeline to open and by clicking on any of the dots along the Tudor timeline, the page will scroll to the event covered at that point in the timeline. This website is fairly sophisticated, the language is not simplified; therefore, it is really ...

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