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Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in history for Key Stage Two to teach about advancements in technology that heralded significant changes in the world

  • Neil Armstrong

    Neil Armstrong

    Select information to use in a speech describing Armstrong’s achievements as part of the space race

  • Moon Landing

    Moon Landing

    Research and write a report about a significant event that occurred during the space race in the post war period

  • News Conference

    News Conference

    Investigate and present information about some of the significant events in space exploration in the past

  • Sputnik


    Investigate and record the impact on the world community following the launch of Sputnik by Russia

  • Space Timeline

    Space Timeline

    Build a time line to order and sequence the main historical events connected to the space race in the past

  • Moon Exploration

    Moon Exploration

    Plan and compose a speech outlining some of the reasons for space exploration in the past

  • Circus Animals
    Write a discussion text to outline some of the arguments for and against an animal welfare issue
  • Chocolate Debate
    Hold a class debate to identify and explain the benefits and disadvantages of eating chocolate
  • Story Swaps
    Practise writing and editing an alternative version of a traditional story by swapping characters, settings and plot events
  • Story Swap Writing
    Draft and edit an alternative version of a traditional tale to match the original text genre and style