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Making History (incl. Skills Book)

Making History (incl. Skills Book)

by Lucey,Dermot / Gill Education
Barcode: 9780717179756
Price: €29.95
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Written by market-leading History author, Dermot Lucey, whose name is synonymous with History education in Ireland, Making History provides everything you need for Junior Cycle History.

Specification Learning Outcomes are broken into clear, achievable Learning Intentions

The Nature of History strand is introduced and then reinforced in each chapter through skills-based activities and the frequent use of sources

Integrates recommended Junior Cycle teaching strategies, such as Think–Pair–Share, Hot Seat and Venn Diagrams

Analysing Sources sections encourage students to investigate intriguing historical questions and to hone the skills of the historian

The order of the chapters and the pictorial timelines at the start of each promote chronological awareness and help students acquire the ‘big picture’

The frequent use of questions in headings promotes exploratory learning, encourages lively classroom debate and develops historical consciousness

Assessment features include:

– Suggested CBAs for each topic

– Focus Tasks for groupwork and research

– Activities that encourage historical empathy

– Range of questions on a vast array of primary and secondary sources


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