Monthly Archives: January 2008

A nice bit of bread and butter

I was asked recently to teach a lesson for the German students who were here on exchange.  The lesson itself was about cholera, specifically the spread of the disease in the 1800s in the new urban areas of England.  I was adapting a really good lesson that I’d recently used with my own year 8 class, which had been prepared by a colleague.  It went really well with my year 8′s and I thought that the German students would enjoy it.

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The New National History Curriculum (1) – Chronology

For some time the new ‘programme for study’ for KS3 history has been available here.  For some time I’ve wanted to post about them – mainly as a way of improving my understanding of it. 

So, here is my uninformed ‘reckon’ (to quote Mitchell and Webb), on the changes to the History National Curriculum.  This will be an increasinly irregular series.

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