Mastering Primary History introduces the primary history curriculum and helps trainees and teachers learn how to plan and teach inspiring lessons that make learning history irresistible.
Topics covered include:
· Current developments in history
· History as an irresistible activity
· History as a practical activity
· Skills to develop in history
· Promoting curiosity
· Assessing children in history
· Practical issues
This guide includes examples of children's work, case studies, readings to reflect upon and reflective questions that all help to show students and teachers what is considered to be best and most innovative practice, and how they can use that knowledge in their own teaching to the greatest effect. The book draws on the experience of three leading professionals in primary history, Karin Doull, Christopher Russell and Alison Hales, to provide the essential guide to teaching history for all trainee primary teachers.