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Think through history

Changing Minds

Authors: Jamie Byrom, Christine Counsell, MIchael Riley, Paul Stephens-Wood

Publisher: Longman (2008)

This book helps pupils to understand the minds of people living through years of great change. It explores the social, political and spiritual lives of people in Britain between 1500 and 1750. A creative combination of outine and depth is at the heart of this book. Overviews are integrated into in-depth studies to develop historical understanding and to ensure thorough coverage of the National Curriculum. Each section is structured as an enquiry, built around a key question of historical significance. A clear pattern of steps builds towards a final activity. Many of the enquiries lead to a piece of extended writing. Students select, sort and classify information and learn to connect the key issues. The book takes a story-based approach. Historical characters illuminate the thinking of people in the past and bring it to life. The clear structure of each enquiry builds confidence and knowledge through repetition and reinforcement. Students of all abilities are helped at every step.

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Minds And Machines

Authors: Jamie Byrom, Christine Counsell, Michael Gorman, MIchael Riley, Andrew Wrenn

Publisher: Longman (2006)

British History 1750-1900 Builds thorough understanding and enjoyment of History through enquiry. Think Through History provides an enthralling enquiry-based approach for 11-14 year olds built around key historical issues and characters.

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Modern Minds: The Twentieth-century World

Authors: Jamie Byrom, Christine Counsell, Michael Gorman, MIchael Riley, Derek Peaple

Publisher: Pearson Education Limited (2008)

This book helps pupils to understand the minds of people living through years of great change. It explores the social, political and cultural experiences of people in the twentieth century. -A creative combination of outline and depth is at the heart of this book. Overviews are integrated into in-depth studies to develop historical understanding and to ensure thorough coverage of the National Curriculum. -Each section is structured as an enquiry, built around a key question of historical significance. A clear pattern of steps builds towards a final activity. -Many of the enquiries lead to a piece of extended writing. Students select, sort and classify information and learn to connect the key issues. -The book takes a story-based approach. Historical characters illuminate the thinking of people in the past and bring it to life. -The clear structure of each enquiry builds confidence and knowledge through repetition and reinforcement. -Students of all abilites are helped at every step.

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Medieval Minds

Authors: Jamie Byrom, Christine Counsell, MIchael Riley

Publisher: Longman (1997)

By focussing on social, political and spiritual lives of medieval people, this book explores the major features of Britain's medieval past and helps pupils to understand medieval minds.

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