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Lesson Two – Space Timeline

This history teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to build a time line to order and sequence the main historical events connected to the space race in the past. The children can explain why and how the USA and Russia competed each other in space exploration during the Cold War.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to build a time line to order and sequence the main historical events connected to the space race in the past

Learning Objectives

Describe and make links between the main events, situations and changes in historical time periods. Select and recall historical information.

Learning Outcomes

I can explain reasons for the space race between the USA and Russia after the second world war. I can organise and present historical information.

Space Timeline

Teaching sequence to help the children build a time line to order and sequence the main historical events connected to the space race in the past

Race to Space

Shared reading text for whole class discussion to help the children identify reasons for space exploration following the second world war

Space Timeline

Activity cards to help the children research and record facts and information about one of the events in the space race

Space Timeline

Interactive activity to help the children build a time line to order and sequence the main historical events connected to the space race in the past

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to build a time line to order and sequence the main historical events connected to the space race in the past

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