World War 2 - outbreak and chronological ordering on timeline (Year 6)

This is a lesson for early on in a World War 2 unit of work or to provide children with some contextual knowledge for the period surrounding World War 2.

It contains a presentation giving key information and events that preceded the war with explanations as to their importance. Differentiation is involved in the recapping of events and the ordering of the timeline, furthermore a detailed paragraph considering the significance of the events is offered. Also included are the planning for the lesson and the resources for the timelines.


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  • Events-to-order.docx
  • HA-events.docx
  • History.pptx
  • LA-events.docx
  • Lesson-2.docx
  • MA-events.docx
  • Timelines.docx

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Created: Oct 25, 2019

Updated: Nov 4, 2019

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