Y1 History

  • Toys now – changes - materials, TVs, computers etc 
  • Exploration of Antarctica – look at explorers e.g. Scott and Amundsen
  • Mary Anning (1799-1847) – leading on to study of dinosaurs (‘Harry and the Dinosaurs’)
  • Local area – look at famous local people e.g. Hereward the Wake (1035 – 1072)
To investigate and interpret the past.
  • Observe or handle evidence. Ask questions and find answers about the past.
  • Ask questions such as: What was it like for people? What happened? How long ago?
To understand chronology.
  • Place events and artefacts in order on a time line.
  • Label time lines with words or phrases such as past, present, older and newer.
  • Recount changes that have occurred in their own lives.
  • Use dates where appropriate.
To build an overview of world history
  • Describe historical events
  • Describe significant people from the past.
To communicate historically
  • Use words and phrases such as: a long time ago, recently, when my parents were children to describe the passing of time.