Battle of the Somme - Learning curve or slaughter?
This enquiry can take 2-3 lessons to complete. Pupils work in small groups using the information sheets provided to come to their own conclusion. There is advice on how to approach the research, structure their notes and how to justify their conclusion. Pupils have to choose which historians they agree with, if they agree with either. I get pupils to move to an area of the room to make their judgement - this is shown on the PPT. Highly engaging lesson and builds the skills required on any young historian. You can add other sources to the lesson.
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Created: Jul 27, 2016

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