KS2 history Second World War outstanding lessons
Nearly all the imaginative smart tasks and outstanding lessons which cover all activities and resources on the Second World War Home Front planner have now been uploaded. As always, if there is an activity referred to on the site, but not featured below, please feel free, as a subscriber, to request it to be sent to you by email. January 2018.
This is a well-taught KS2 topic and deserves to find its way into your history curriculum, not least for the opportunity to study key concepts like propaganda which require pupils to develop an awareness of evidence and how it can be used and abused. A crucial skill in this world of fake news.
There are some great activities here: role play and debate, zones of inference, market place, explanation builder, call my bluff, curators dilemma as well as sequencing , cartoon annotation, graph analysis and asking questions and evaluating the BBC website . There is also an excellent assessment task with markscheme to show how well pupils have understood the topic , against national expectations.
If Britain was only a few days away from defeat in August 1940 how on earth did she win the Battle of Britain a month later?PLEASE NOTE - This lesson was aimed at Key Stage 3 but should be capable of being used with minimal...
- pupils learn to...