Our Blitz School living history package is a perfect match for any ww2 topic, including the new NC changes of Summer 2013, which allow coverage of the topic either under local history or via the study of it as a 'significant event' (see note above).
In terms of the former (pre-2013) curriculum, the following strands are covered (please click the links to go directly to a matching FREE teaching resource).
3. Pupils should be taught to recognise that the past is represented and interpreted in different ways, and to give reasons for this.
4. Pupils should be taught:
a) how to find out about the events, people and changes studied from an appropriate range of sources of information, including ICT-based sources [for example, documents, printed sources, CD-ROMS, databases, pictures and photographs, music, artefacts, historic buildings and visits to museums, galleries and sites]
Organisation and communication
5. Pupils should be taught to:
a) recall, select and organise historical information
b) use dates and historical vocabulary to describe the periods studied
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND UNDERSTANDING
1. Pupils should be taught to:
b) use dates and vocabulary relating to the passing of time, including ancient,
modern, BC, AD, century and decade.
Knowledge and understanding of events, people and changes in the past
2. Pupils should be taught:
c) to identify and describe reasons for, and results of, historical events, situations, and changes in the periods studied