Secondary Starters and Plenaries: History: Ready-to-use activities for teaching history

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Looking for time saving, creative, ready-to-use activities to kick-start and round up your history lessons? Look no further!

Starters and plenaries are now an essential part of all lessons and this highly practical book provides busy History teachers with creative activities to use in the classroom. The starter ideas will ensure the first five minutes of any secondary History lesson are a time for motivation, energy and forward thinking, and ...

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Secondary Starters and Plenaries: History: Ready-to-use activities for teaching history

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Overview

Looking for time saving, creative, ready-to-use activities to kick-start and round up your history lessons? Look no further!

Starters and plenaries are now an essential part of all lessons and this highly practical book provides busy History teachers with creative activities to use in the classroom. The starter ideas will ensure the first five minutes of any secondary History lesson are a time for motivation, energy and forward thinking, and the plenaries will help students to reflect on and embed their learning at the end

Step-by-step instructions, teacher's tips and topic-specific examples make these 25 starters and 25 plenaries easy to adapt for any History lesson, whether you are teaching World War Two, Henry VII or Ancient Egypt. The activities will help students to develop their skills in assessment and interpretation of sources and evidence, as well as reasoning, enquiry and comparison. This versatile book is also accompanied by online resources providing everything you need not just for planning starters and plenaries, but also delivering them to your class.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441171931
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 12/19/2013
  • Series: Classroom Starters and Plenaries Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Mike Gershon is a social sciences teacher at a secondary school in London, UK. Mike is a popular blogger and resource creator. Mike's resources have generated close to 1 million views and downloads through the TES Resources website and the Guardian Teacher Network.

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Table of Contents

Section 1. Sources and Evidence \ Section 2. Reasons and Judgements \ Section 3. Interpretation \ Section 4. Drama \ Section 5. Contrast and Comparison \ Section 6. Speculation, Cause and Consequence \ Section 7. Enquiry \ Section 8. Conclusion

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