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History Teaching Resources

Discover schemes of work, lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in history in Key Stage One covering different aspects of life in the past including the lives of significant figures who had a major impact on life in Britain and the development of a range of technology

Schemes of Work

Lesson planning to develop and refine historical skills when exploring aspects of life in the past


Use the correct vocabulary to sequence artefacts and events from different time periods


Explore and record some of the different ways that castles were constructed, inhabited and defended in the past


Investigate and illustrate how family life in different communities have changed over time

Significant Lives

Research the lives of people who had a significant impact on the history of Britain and the world

  • Family Households
    Discuss and respond to settings, characters and plot events in stories about family life, investigate words with common endings and practise writing sentences for character dialogue
  • Family Homes
    Practise writing a range of sentences to describe how families might use different rooms in their homes
  • Family Rooms
    Select and compose sentences to describe some of the household objects that might be used by the characters in a narrative story
  • Family Talk
    Practise writing a selection sentences to show what different characters might say about story events