KS3 History 4th Edition: Invasion, Plague and Murder: Britain 1066-1558 eBook 1
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KS3 History 4th Edition: Invasion, Plague and Murder: Britain 1066-1558 eBook 1

By Aaron Wilkes
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The new fourth eBook edition of Invasion, Plague and Murder is Book 1 of the best-selling Oxford KS3 History by Aaron Wilkes series. It covers medieval and early Tudor British history, including Anglo-Saxon England, the Norman Conquest, England's relationship with Scotland, Wales, Ireland and France, medicine and public health, religion and political power.



This e-textbook introduces the history content and skills needed to support a coherent knowledge-rich curriculum, prepares students for success in Key Stage 3 History, and builds solid foundations for GCSE study:



- Carefully designed content and assessments support student progression throughout the textbook series

- Historical sources and interpretations are presented with clear provenances

- Over to you activities for every lesson check students' knowledge and understanding, and are ramped in difficulty to build confidence

- Step-by-step guidance on key History skills provides scaffolding to introduce students to the skills needed for further study

- Literacy focus feature helps improve students' essay writing skills and grammar

- Complete assessment support, including quick knowledge quizzes and exam-style assessments

- This book retains Aaron Wilkes' unique and engaging style, shown in recent research to inspire and motivate young historians

- Invasion, Plague and Murder Kerboodle: Lessons, Resources, Assessment offers a digital subscription packed full of customisable interactives, worksheets, animations and automarked assessments.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Introducing KS3 History Fourth Edition
  • What is chronology?
  • Timeline from 1066 to 1558
  • Chapter 1: 1066 and all that
    • 1.1A The story of Britain up to 1066
    • 1.1B The story of Britain up to 1066
    • 1.2A Before 1066: Anglo-Saxon England
    • 1.2B Before 1066: Anglo-Saxon England
    • 1.3 Who will be the next King of England?
    • 1.4 Round 1: the Battle of Stamford Bridge
    • 1.5 Match of the day: weapons and battle tactics
    • 1.6 Round 2: the Battle of Hastings
    • 1.7 History Mystery: How did King Harold die?
    • 1 Have you been learning?
    • History skill: Write a narrative account (causation)
    • Assessment: Write a narrative account (causation)
  • Chapter 2: The Norman Conquest
    • 2.1A The conquest of England
    • 2.1B The conquest of England
    • 2.2 William the castle builder
    • 2.3 The Domesday Book
    • 2.4 The feudal system: who’s the boss?
    • 2.5 How did life change under the Normans?
    • 2 Have you been learning?
    • History skill: Interpretation analysis
    • Assessment: Interpretation analysis
  • Chapter 3: How religious were people in the Middle Ages?
    • 3.1 Religious beliefs
    • 3.2A A day in the lives of monks and nuns
    • 3.2B A day in the lives of monks and nuns
    • 3.3 What were the Wars of the Cross?
    • 3.4 Cuthbert the Crusader
    • 3.5 Chronicles of the Crusades
    • 3.6 What was the impact of the Crusades?
    • 3 Have you been learning?
    • 3 History skill: Significance
    • Assessment: Significance
  • Chapter 4: Life in the Middle Ages
    • 4.1A How did castles develop?
    • 4.1B How did castles develop?
    • 4.2A Who’s who in a castle?
    • 4.2B Who’s who in a castle?
    • 4.3A The siege of Rochester Castle
    • 4.3B The siege of Rochester Castle
    • 4.4A What was life like in a medieval village?
    • 4.4B What was life like in a medieval village?
    • 4.5A What was life like in a medieval town?
    • 4.5B What was life like in a medieval town?
    • 4.6 Could you have fun in the Middle Ages?
    • 4.7 Has football changed much since the Middle Ages?
    • 4.8 The story of the English language
    • 4.9 Medieval Masterchef
    • 4.10 Knight life
    • 4.11 Welcome to the tournament
    • 4.12 Enough of history: what about herstory?
    • 4.13 Matilda: the forgotten queen
    • 4 Have you been learning?
    • History skill: Similarity and difference
    • Assessment: Similarity and difference
  • Chapter 5: Power in the Middle Ages
    • 5.1A Crown vs Church: Murder in the cathedral
    • 5.1B Crown vs Church: Murder in the cathedral
    • 5.2 King John: Magna Carta man
    • 5.3A Where did our Parliament come from?
    • 5.3B Where did our Parliament come from?
    • 5.4 Why were peasants so angry in 1381?
    • 5.5A Power to the people
    • 5.5B Power to the people
    • 5.6 Keeping law and order
    • 5.7 Trial and punishment
    • 5 Have you been learning?
    • History skill: Consequences
    • Assessment: Consequences
  • Chapter 6: Health and medicine
    • 6.1 How smelly were the Middle Ages?
    • 6.2A The Black Death: we’re all going to die!
    • 6.2B The Black Death: we’re all going to die!
    • 6.3 How deadly was the Black Death?
    • 6.4A Who healed the sick in the Middle Ages?
    • 6.4B Who healed the sick in the Middle Ages?
    • 6.5 Was it dangerous to be the king or queen?
    • 6 Have you been learning?
    • History skill: Source analysis
    • Assessment: Source analysis
  • Chapter 7: England at war
    • 7.1 England and its neighbours: Wales
    • 7.2 England and its neighbours: Scotland
    • 7.3 England and its neighbours: Ireland
    • 7.4A England and its neighbours: France
    • 7.4B England and its neighbours: France
    • 7.5 Joan of Arc: the teenage girl who led an army
    • 7.6 Choose your weapons!
    • 7.7A What were the Wars of the Roses?
    • 7.7B What were the Wars of the Roses?
    • 7.8 History Mystery: The Princes in the Tower
    • 7 Have you been learning?
    • History skill: Causation
    • Assessment: Causation
  • Chapter 8: Here come the Tudors
    • 8.1 Was King Henry VII a gangster?
    • 8.2 What was young Henry VIII like?
    • 8.3 Henry VIII, his first wife and his big problem
    • 8.4 What did Protestants protest about?
    • 8.5 Who’d want to marry King Henry VIII?
    • 8.6 Edward VI: the boy king
    • 8.7 How bloody was Bloody Mary?
    • 8 Have you been learning?
    • History skill: Making inferences (source analysis)
    • Assessment: Making inferences (source analysis)
  • Chapter 9: Medieval Britain: what changed?
    • 9.1A A world of discovery
    • 9.1B A world of discovery
    • 9.2A What was Britain like by 1558?
    • 9.2B What was Britain like by 1558?
    • 9 Have you been learning?
    • 9 History skill: Change and continuity
    • 9 Assessment: Change and continuity
  • Glossary
  • Index
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