15 Keystagehistory favourites

Many of you are kind enough to tell us when the lessons you have taught using our material and approaches,  which you have adapted to your own circumstances, have gone down a storm. Here are just some of your favourites so you can see that others enjoyed them as much as you have. I have kept the list deliberately short. Others will follow later.


Why do  we remember so much about Florence and so little about Mary Seacole?https://www.keystagehistory.co.uk/keystage-1/why-have-we-remembered-so-much-about-florence-nightingale-and-so-little-about-mary-seacole/

Why were the Wright brothers the first to launch man-powered flight?

How did the Wright brothers manage to be the first to launch a man powered flight? KQ 2

Why did Scott not get to the South Pole first?

Scott of the Antarctic – Key question 5 Why did he not get to the South Pole first?



Opening up of Tutankhamun’s tomb

The opening of Tutankhamun’s tomb KS2: KQ3 part 1

Would you want to be an idiot in Ancient Athens?

Ancient Greece: KQ4 part 1 role play on building the Parthenon

So why did the Emperor Claudius leave sunny Italy to invade this cold distant island? https://www.keystagehistory.co.uk/keystage-2/ks2-roman-britain-why-did-claudius-invade/


Iron Age hill forts  https://www.keystagehistory.co.uk/keystage-2/ks2-history-lesson-iron-age-hill-fort/

Anglo-Saxon:mystery of the empty grave






Execution of Charles I    Advising the film director https://www.keystagehistory.co.uk/keystage-3/the-execution-of-charles-i-a-study-in-source-analysis-and-evaluation/


Dread of the Lash. Pupils test textbook oversimplifications using fascinating plantation records.



Why did 15 year old boys sign up so eagerly in1914?  https://www.keystagehistory.co.uk/keystage-3/why-did-15-year-old-boys-want-to-join-up-in-1914/


Battalion 101: So why did they shoot? https://www.keystagehistory.co.uk/free-samples/battalion-101-why-did-they-shoot-a-history-mystery/



Penicillin: From discovery to world-wide use? Who should take the credit?



Causes of World War One. How would you apportion blame? https://www.keystagehistory.co.uk/keystage-3/outstanding-lessons-keystage-3/20th-century-world/ks3-4-causes-world-war-one-blame-game/



If Churchill’s popularity rating rarely dropped below 80% during the Second World War, why then was there a landslide victory for Labour in 1945?



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