Hodder Education
Understanding History: Key Stage 3: Britain in the wider world, Roman times–present: Updated Edition
Michael Riley, Alex Ford, Kath Goudie, Richard Kennett, Helen Snelson
Understanding History: Key Stage 3: Britain in the wider world, Roman times–present: Updated Edition
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Help every pupil to know more, look closer, think deeper and write better as they develop their historical knowledge and skills throughout Key Stage 3 and get 'GCSE-ready'.

Exploring the stories of fascinating people, places and events through an enquiry approach, this Student Book familiarises KS3 pupils with the different ways of thinking required for thematic, period, depth and site studies at GCSE.

> Easily and cost-effectively implement a new KS3 curriculum. This coherent single-book course contains 120 lessons that experienced and non-specialist teachers can deliver with confidence, across a two or three-year KS3

> Establish strong foundational knowledge of British History. The content has been meticulously selected to provide a chronological spine that contextualises GCSE content, saving you valuable time when teaching GCSE

> Focus on building writing skills. GCSE-style command words and question types are introduced gradually, developing the extended writing skills that pupils need to reach the highest marks, whichever GCSE specification you follow

> Effectively assess and demonstrate progress. Regular activities throughout the Student Book lead to end-of-enquiry tasks, supporting both formative and summative assessment of pupils' conceptual understanding and writing skills

> Generate enthusiasm and respect for historical evidence. Pupils are encouraged to use sources and interpretations as part of their historical investigations, leading to a natural improvement in their analytical and evaluative skills

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How this book works
1 Thematic study: Water and health through time
2 Period study: Understanding the Middle Ages, 1000–1450
2.1 Big picture: The Middle Ages, 1000–1450
2.2 Enquiry: How did the Normans conquer England?
2.3 Close-up: Picturing medieval monarchs
2.4 Enquiry: How can we explain the First Crusade?
2.5 Close-up: A Muslim map of the world
2.6 Enquiry: What did King Edward I achieve?
2.7 Site study: The Tower of London – how and why castles change over time
2.8 Enquiry: What mattered to medieval people?
2.9 Site study: Fountains Abbey – the power and wealth of the monasteries
2.10 Enquiry: What should people understand about the Black Death?
2.11 Close-up: Medieval dangers
2.12 Period review: How would you sum up the Medieval period, 1000–1450?
3 Thematic study: London through time
4 Period study: Understanding the changing world, 1450–1750
4.1 Big picture: The Early Modern period
4.2 Enquiry: What changed, 1450–1550?
4.3 Close-up: ‘The Ambassadors’, by Hans Holbein
4.4 Enquiry: What mattered to Henry VIII?
4.5 Site study: Hampton Court Palace – the power of Tudor monarchs
4.6 Enquiry: How far was Elizabethan England a ‘golden age’?
4.7 Close-up: The new theatres
4.8 Enquiry: How can we explain the Civil War?
4.9 Site study: Dyrham Park – how the rich lived in the seventeenth century
4.10 Enquiry: Who was the greatest Mughal Emperor?
4.11 Close-up: The East India Company
4.12 Period review: How would you sum up the Early Modern period, 1450–1750?
5 Thematic study: Sugar, empire and slavery through time
6 Period study: Understanding industry and empire, 1750–1900
6.1 Big picture: Industry and empire, 1750–1900
6.2 Enquiry: What was the impact of the Industrial Revolution on people's lives?
6.3 Site study: Ancoats, Manchester – an industrial landscape
6.4 Enquiry: How should we remember Peterloo?
6.5 Close-up: Map of the British Empire in 1886
6.6 Enquiry: How did the British colonise Australia?
6.7 Close-up: The Great Exhibition of 1851
6.8 Enquiry: What can paintings tell us about Victorian attitudes to family life?
6.9 Site study: Birmingham Town Hall
6.10 Enquiry: What motivated the British rulers of India, 1750–1900?
6.11 Close-up: The Koh-i-Noor diamond
6.12 Period review: How would you sum up the period, 1750–1900?
7 Thematic study: Migration to Britain through time
8 Period study: Understanding the modern world, 1900 to present
8.1 Big picture: The modern world
8.2 Enquiry: What was the impact of the First World War on people’s lives?
8.3 Site study: Newfoundland Memorial Park
8.4 Enquiry: How should Winston Churchill be remembered?
8.5 Close-up: The Blitz spirit and war-time propaganda
8.6 Enquiry: What stories lie behind photographs of the Holocaust?
8.7 Site study: York Cold War observation bunker
8.8 Enquiry: What helped the struggle for equal rights in Britain after 1960?
8.9 Close-up: Statue of Millicent Fawcett in Parliament Square
8.10 Enquiry: What caused the 9/11 attacks?
8.11 Close-up: The invention of the World Wide Web
8.12 Period review: How would you sum up the twentieth century?
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