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Year 7 History Key Stage 3 Menu

1.

Introduction: What is History?

 
2.

Medieval Life in the Town and Village

3.

Language and History: Places, Surnames, Everyday Words

4.

The Black Death / Peasants' Revolt

5.

The Norman Conquest

6.

Medieval Religion

7.

Castles

8.

Stand-Alone History Lessons and Homework Resources

9.

Islamic Civilisations

10.

End of Year History Revision


History weblinks for Year 7 History

1. A History of 'Trial by Ordeal'  Have you ever undergone a ?trial by fire?? In its modern use, this refers to any ordeal meant to test one?s strength, endurance, or resolve. Originally, however, the ?trial by fire? was a much more literal term, and was one of the many categories of ?trial by ordeal? that permeated the judicial system of Europe, Asia, Africa, and colonial America.
2. The Oddment Emporium, The Voynich manuscript  The Voynich manuscript, described as "the world's most mysterious manuscript", is a work which dates to the early 15th century, possibly from northern Italy. It is named after the book dealer Wilfrid...
3. BBC - Schools - The Beauty of Maps  The Beauty of Maps - Teacher's resources
4. Family Echo - Free Printable Family Tree Maker  Great for a Year 7 family tree project
5. Time Capsule examples: what would your students put in a capsule to sum up 2009? (via activehistory.co.uk / classtools.net)   
6. Egyptian Mummies: A very nicely presented Flash site (via activehistory.co.uk / classtools.net)   
7. All About Explorers | Everything you've ever wanted to know about every explorer who ever lived...and more!   
8. The National Archives | Exhibitions | Uniting the Kingdoms?   
9. Flash Animation: Calendars through the Ages (via activehistory.co.uk / classtools.net)   
10. The Saxon Mirror: Lovely illustrations for #historyteacher (via activehistory.co.uk / classtools.net)   
11. The Mongols in World History | Asia Topics in World History   
12. Mongol Empire   
13. In the Footsteps of Marco Polo   
14. The Middle Ages: Feudal Life - Great summaries organised by theme   
15. Exploration through the Ages   
16. World History Medieval Timeline   
17. Timeline of the Middle Ages - Wikipedia   
18. Medieval History Overview   
19. Medieval Realms - Great pictures and summaries from the British Library, organised by theme   

 

 


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