Lesson Planning Pack - History

Bring the history of the Second World War to life with these lesson planning packs, full of resources you need to teach Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils

There are 4 videos in this series.

4 mins Bringing History to Life
Three primary teachers discuss and share their top strategies for bringing history to life when teaching chronology, change and consequence, and historical enquiry to Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 classes.
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4 mins History - Theatre Boxes
A Key Stage 2 teacher uses theatre boxes at the end of a history topic as a fun way for pupils to present and share their different research in this lesson idea.
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3 mins History - Food Rationing
This short video combines archive footage and personal accounts of life on the home front during the Second World War, to explore why and how rationing was introduced.
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3 mins History - Living with Rationing
This primary classroom resource combines archive footage and personal accounts of life on the home front during the second world war, and explores the impact of rationing.
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