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It is our mission at English Heritage to promote greater understanding of the historic environment and we produce a vast range of offline and online resources to help you learn more. From Heritage Explorer with its historic photo collections and resources to free site visits, we have a wide range of information available. https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/

It is our mission at English Heritage to promote greater understanding of the historic environment and we produce a vast range of offline and online resources to help you learn more. From Heritage Explorer with its historic photo collections and resources to free site visits, we have a wide range of information available. https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/

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Seaside picnic from the past
  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5
<p>Ask students to imagine that they are going to the seaside and have to take a picnic. Ask them to think about the type of the food that they...
Edwardian Life: Were the Edwardians like us?
  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5
Use the whiteboard activity to look at a selection of photographs of Edwardian life in Britain. They are divided into Work, Leisure, Transport and...
Past toys
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2016
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  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5
<p>Ask students to look at the family photograph that was taken in 1900. Ask them to try and spot any toys in the photograph. The toys in the...
Seaside Past: Picnics
  • Social Studies
  • 3-5, MS
<p>Use the photo, smart board resources, teachers notes and worksheets to explore the question: What can we learn about Victorian/Edwardian...
Past toys - shopping for toys
  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5
<p>Look at the photograph of a toy shop from 1927. As a class or in groups ask the students to write a list of all the toys they can see in the...
Children at work in Victorian times
  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
Look at the photograph of the mining memorial. On 4 July 1838 26 children were drowned when the Huskar Pit (mine) in South Yorkshire, England,...
Learning from Objects - a teacher's guide
  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5
Whole-book PDF. This book is about how to use objects in the classroom without specialist knowledge and how to prepare students to get the maximum...
Using historic houses - a teacher's guide
  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
This book is for teachers wanting to improve their ability to plan visits to historic houses so that their pupils enjoy the experience and develop...
Heritage Learning-How we learn from where we live
  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
In this issue we look at using your local environment to find out more about where you live. There are practical, transferable tips for doing your...
Heritage Learning - How we remember
  • Social Studies
  • K-2, 3-5
How we remember issue-magazine for teachers and home educators with activities for early Elementary students and easy-to-use lesson ideas. Includes...