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Homes in the Past

£12.00
SKU H1CS40100
Key Stage 1 Britain after 1066 The Victorian Era History Year 1

Peek into the doors of the past as you and your class discover the history of homes. This KS1 'Homes in the Past' scheme of work investigates homes then and now by looking at the features of a variety of different types of homes and exploring a timeline of homes in Britain before taking a closer look at what houses were like in Victorian times.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

With lesson plans, informative slides, differentiated worksheets and activity ideas, pictures and so much more, these Year 1 'Homes in the Past' lessons are sure to get your class feeling at home with their learning as well as letting you put your feet up and relax in the knowledge it has all been planned for you!

This scheme of work is also part of a Topic Bundle. Perfect if you are teaching 'Houses and Homes' as a cross-curricular topic.

#Lesson1TypesofHomes

Before looking at what homes were like in the past, this lesson gets your class thinking about the different types of homes that are around today and what their different features are, from bungalows to terraced houses to houseboats. This lesson will equip them with some of the key vocabulary they will need to help them discuss homes both in the past and present.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
  • Word cards
#Lesson2SimilaritiesandDifferences

What do homes all have in common? What are the differences between a detached home and a caravan? Children will look at a variety of types of homes (such as semi-detached, bungalows, flats and terraced houses) and take a closer look at their features to start being able to compare different houses.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture Cards
#Lesson3HousesTimeline

This lesson begins to explore what homes that were built a long time ago were like and informs the children about some of the different fashions and building styles in homes across the centuries. They will be introduced to four characters from four different time periods (Medieval, Tudor, Georgian and Victorian) who will tell them what houses were like when they were alive and help them to identify some of their features, such as thatched roofs, symmetrical shapes and glass windows.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
#Lesson4IntroducingtheVictorians

This lesson introduces your class to Queen Victoria and the Victorian era as they investigate what the interior of Victorian homes were like. Using photos of reconstructions as well as photographs of rooms taken in Victorian times, your class will start to get a real feel for what Victorian homes were like inside, as well as being able to identify some of their features.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
  • Question sheet
  • Help sheet
#Lesson5VictorianObjects

This lesson takes a closer look at some Victorian rooms and explores what they have that we don't and vice versa. Your class will use specially designed illustrations to identify similarities and differences between Victorian and modern kitchens and living rooms, as well as finding out general information about what it was like to live in a Victorian home. By the end of the lesson they will be able to identify objects such as coal scuttles, bellows and quills, as well as describing why you wouldn't find washing machines, TVs or computers in a Victorian home!

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Victorian kitchen and living room illustrations
  • Modern kitchen and living room illustrations
  • Object cards
#Lesson6WhatWeKnow

The final lesson in this series consolidates what the children have found out about Victorian homes and allows children to express their knowledge of homes in the past in a variety of ways, including discussing what they would most enjoy and least enjoy about living in a Victorian home.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Question cards
  • True and false sheet
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • KS1 - changes within living memory. Where appropriate, these should be used to reveal aspects of change in national life
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