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Make a model of an Anderson Shelter; investigate materials for blackout curtains; try out real war-time recipes. These are just some of the exciting activities in this comprehensive and creative curriculum resource book about World War Two Britain.
With teaching units on evacuation, rationing, the Blitz and the Battle of Britain, Children in Wartime has everything teachers could possibly need to teach about life on the Home Front. Packed with cross-curricular lesson plans, ideas and activities in every subject from Art and English to Science and Technology, Children in Wartime is a resource book which brings history to life in every classroom.
Ian MacDonald has written a number of books for schools. He was previously Deputy Head in a large Primary school in the South East, but now spends his time writing and visiting schools, inspiring young writers in the classroom. Children in Wartime is the result of his own first-hand experience of teaching the Second World War to 10 and 11 year olds in Primary school.
- Follows National Curriculum history guidelines
- Cross-curricular plans and activities
- A creative curriculum approach
- Teacher guidance 'at a glance'
- Pupil pages and practical projects
- Photocopiable resources
- Makes History fun
- Includes text on CD for easy printing
Suitable for 9 - 12 year olds