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Long Term History Overview

Year 1/2 Year 3/4 Year 5 Year 6

AUTUMN TERM – Discover   

BIG QUESTION: Is our world the only world?

History Link – Ancient Egypt

  • events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
  • the lives of significant individuals in the past
  • significant historical events
  • the achievements of the earliest civilizations – an overview of where and when the first civilizations appeared

(History National Curriculum)

AUTUMN TERM – Discover   

BIG QUESTION: How have people shaped the world we know today?

History Link – Tudor Times

  • the changing power of monarchs [in the Tudor and Stuart periods]
  • changes in an aspect of social history, such as crime and punishment
  • a significant turning point in British history, [e.g the establishment of the church of England]

(History National Curriculum)

AUTUMN TERM – Discover   

BIG QUESTION – Is it right to fight for what you believe in?

History Link – Saxon and Viking Invasion

  • the Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England to the time of Edward the Confessor
  • Viking raids and invasion
  • Alfred the Great
  • Anglo-Saxon laws and justice

(History National Curriculum)

AUTUMN TERM – Discover   

BIG QUESTION – Should Children Be Seen and Not Heard?

History Link – Victorian Britain

  • a study linked to [childhood in Victorian Times]
  • Queen Victoria’s reign
  • Industrial Revolution and the impact on Britain

(History National Curriculum)

History  Skills  Progression
Year  1 Year  2 Year  3 Year  4 Year5 Year 6
Historical       Enquiry Sort artefacts into ‘then’ and ‘now’

 

Ask and answer questions related to different sources and artefacts.

Observe and handle a range of sources of information to find out about the past and discuss the effectiveness of the sources.

 

Ask and answer questions about the past to find out answers.

Use sources of information, including ICT, to find out about events, people and changes.

 

Select and record information relevant to the study, using e- learning for research.

 

Ask and answer different questions.

Use and evaluate sources of information, including ICT, to find out about events, people and changes.

 

Use the relevant material to build up a picture of a past event.

 

Ask and answer a variety of questions.

Begin to identify primary and secondary sources.

 

Select and combine relevant information from different sources.

 

Use the evidence collected to build up a picture of life in the time studied.

Recognise primary and secondary sources.

 

Use, evaluate and link a range of sources to find out about an aspect of the past.

 

Suggest omissions and the means of finding out.

Use the knowledge gathered to work out how conclusions were arrived at.
Chronology Sequence events and artefacts into a chronological order.

 

Use common words and phrases related to the passing of time, for example before, after, past, present, then, now.

Sequence events, photographs and artefacts into chronological order, within closer time boundaries and within different periods of time.

 

Use common words and phrases related to the passing of time, for example before, after, past, present, then, now.

Sequence several events or artefacts into periods of time.

 

Use dates and vocabulary related to the passing of time to place the time studied onto a time line.

Place events, people and changes into correct periods of time on a timeline.

 

Use terms related to the period and begin to date events.

Place events, people and changes into correct periods of time.

 

Make comparisons between different times.

 

Use dates and vocabulary related to the passing of time, such as modern, ancient, BC, century, decade.

Place current study on a timeline in relation to other studies, to sequence up to 10 events.

 

Use relevant dates and terms related to the passing of time.

Historical knowledge Use a range of sources to find out about significant people and why they did things in the past. Recognise why people did things and why events happened, developing empathy and understanding. Find out about lives of people in the time period studied and compare with our life today.

Identify reasons for and results of people’s actions.

Identify key features of people’s lives or key features of events.

Look for links and effects in the time period studied and offer reasonable explanations.

Study different aspects of life of different people (men and women)

Examine causes and results of events, and the impact on people.

Compare an aspect of life across early and late times studied.

Find out about beliefs, behaviour and characteristics of people, recognising differences in views and feelings.

Compare beliefs and behaviour with another time period studied.

 

Class Work

 The Stone Age

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