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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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Life since 1948: Building Blocks
  • Research Skills
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
Ask students to imagine that they are one of the children playing in the photograph. Does it look like fun? Is it a nice place to play? This could be...
World War 2 - Life during the Blitz
  • Research Skills
  • K-2, 3-5
<p><p>Using the information given within the Teacher’s Notes discuss what the Blitz was and why it happened. Ask them to suggest reasons...
Geography: People & the Environment
  • Geography
  • Middle School
<p>Ask students to look at the photograph of the Newbury Bypass, England, being built. Ask them what it tells us about people and their...
Shopping in the past
  • Research Skills
  • Middle School
This photograph was taken in 1962. It shows two shop assistants posing for a photograph in the door of a shop. The window display advertises plenty...
Medieval life - The Norman conquest
Ask students to look at the photograph of York Castle in Britain. Although these remains date mostly from the 13th century (1200s), the first castle...
Slavery in Britain: Using memorials as evidence
  • Age of Exploration and Colonization
  • Middle School
<p>The first website provides an image of a gravestone with an inscription that gives an insight into slavery in Britain. The second provides...
Victorian Buildings in Britain: Victorian Minds
  • Research Skills
  • Middle School
What can a town’s buildings tell us about Victorian minds? Display the image and ask students to look at the building - Students can write down a...
Victorian lives: houses
  • Research Skills
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
Ask students to look at the image provided and use the linked website for further images. Then using the worksheet provided ask students to decide...
Victorian life: the reliability of photographs
This photograph taken in 1900 is a source of primary evidence, but how reliable is it and how can they tell? Ask students to use this photograph or a...
Victorian life: were the Victorians like us?
  • Research Skills
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
<p>Use the image included as a discussion point to begin with. Then use links provided to discuss further photographs and analyze if they can...