Thought-provoking historical projects

Imaginative project ideas to challenge secondary students to think outside the box when it comes to investigating different historical periods

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Books Used In Secondary History Project

Inspire inquisitive minds to investigate a variety of historical periods with these captivating project ideas

With the end of term almost in sight, projects are a great way to keep your classes engaged while acquiring new knowledge and developing important skills. Whether they are used to introduce unfamiliar historical periods or explore one in more detail, this collection of imaginative project ideas has the power to get students of all ages and abilities thinking more deeply.

Castle Project
jordanbatters

Castle Project

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This is a differentiated project booklet. It has been designed for Year 7 all ability, but could be used for other years. It contains 4 enquiry questions- each has a level 3/4/5/6 task that can be chosen by the students. There is then a creative task for the students to complete. My students have ...
Discover the Dissolution Local History Project
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Discover the Dissolution Local History Project

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Discover the Dissolution is a national enrichment project run by The National Archives for schools and history groups. The aim is to allow students of all ages to practice their research skills. Groups are encouraged to use the Discover the Dissolution resources to locate a local monastery or nunne...
World War I Research and Project Based Task Cards
Polly Puddleduck

World War I Research and Project Based Task Cards

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Included in this download are 40 Project Based Task Cards. These task cards will enable students to critically evaluate ideas, arguments, points of view and develop into autonomous thinkers. It is only through self-research and critical evaluation that students can learn how to analyze and criti...
Cold War project
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Cold War project

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PPT slides we use to get students to complete independent project work about the Cold War in Year 9. We've found it helps students recall key information about the The Cold War when studying it at GCSE level.