Active Lives 1

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Active Lives 1

 

 

 

 

 

978-1-84285-295-8

£24.95   €27.99       Copiable worksheets for Children

Interactive White Board Activities/powerpoint slide shows for teacher use

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All primary Schools in England have a statutory duty to deliver a curriculum that informs the children of the lives of certain individuals who have made a major contribution to the world.  That is why this book is an important contribution from Lawler Education.  The book is written as a series of lesson plans with free interactive whiteboard activities.   This book was originally published under our Mr Educator brand but is now being taken into our new Lawler Education brand under the History Matters list

The book contains biographies of

  • Rosa Parks,
  • Emily Davison
  • Christopher Columbus
  • Neil Armstrong
  • Nelson Mandela
  • William Caxton
  • Sir Tim Berners-Lee

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Each chapter introduces the children to one of these people and shows what a huge contribution each made to the world.  Each, in their own way, challenged the establishment and improved the world.

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Clare Balding :  In the section on Emily Davison in the book we mentioned that the broadcaster Clare Balding had investigated the circumstrances surrounding her death. The programme is no longer avaiable on the link we gave BUT you can find it here

Rosa Parks:  since we published the book we hyave found a biopic on Rosa Parks on youtube.  We suggest you watch it first to determine how applicable it is to th eneeds of your students.

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Montgomery Bus boycott: this will give you background to the Rosa Parks story.  It includes footage of the real Rosa Parks.

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Christopher Columbus: this is child friendly.

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Neil Armstrong:  The Story Behind Neil Armstrong and first step on the moon – New Documentary 2015

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Nelson Mandela:  Nelson Mandela’s Life Story

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Wliiam Caxton: short film created by a school

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee:  How the World Wide Web just happened – Tim Berners-Lee

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