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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...
Effects of the dissolution of the monasteries
  • Social Studies
  • Middle School
Students can find out the fate of a selection of British monasteries, sorting them into categories and then considering what effect each of these...