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Questioning the Past Through Objects

About this session

Key Stage 2 | Subject: History, English | Topics: Tudors | Session Type: Object-Handling

Become a history detective and investigate replica objects with the help of a Tudor costumed character.

Examine the contents of a missing Tudor chest, and try to identify its owner using the objects as clues.

National Curriculum links

This session supports:

  • Extending chronological knowledge of significant events in British history beyond 1066.
  • Development of critical thinking, weighing evidence and asking perceptive questions in order to construct the identify of an individual using objects.

Learning outcomes

  • To understand how to use questions to investigate an object
  • To begin to consider the reliability of different types of evidence.

Booking information

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
10.30, 12.00, 13.30
One hour
Up to 35 students
£93 plus admission

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