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Teaching History

by Pat Hoodless

This series provides subject related texts of different genres which can be used for teaching specific subjects as well as part ofthe Literacy Hour. While the content of the texts are firmly rooted in the requirements for that particular subject, teachers are able to select particular texts as appropriate for use in the Literacy Hour. And by using texts that are relevant to the learning that children are doing in the rest of the day, teachers can place the Literacy Hour within a meaningful context. The books provide: *fully photocopiable texts covering a broad range of genres and subject content-original, previously published, and rewritten *texts that are Key-Stage specific *teaching notes and ideas *at-a-glance grids which demonstrate where texts fit into the Literacy Framework and subject Programmes of study. HISTORY KS1 will provide sections on the following historical areas of study: Changes in children's own lives and others around them; The way of life of people in the more distant past; The way of life of people in the very distant past; The way of life of people in ancient times; Lives of significant men and women; Past events. *Provide secondary and primary sources for teaching subject knowledge *Compiled specifically to match subject requirements of the various Curricula *Ideal to use as part of the Literacy hour *All texts photocopiable

Teaching Humanities

by Elaine Mccreery Pat Hoodless Paul Bowen Sue Bermingham

This book supports primary trainees in their learning and teaching approach to the core humanities subjects: geography, history and religion. It promotes an integrated approach to these subject areas and encourages trainees to reflect on the links between subjects, across the curriculum from the Early Years Foundation Stage through to Key Stage 2. This edition has been updated to incorporate the revised Professional Standards for the Award of QTS and addresses key initiatives such as Excellence and Enjoyment, Every Child Matters and the Primary National Strategy for Literacy and Mathematics.

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