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Seaside Holidays in the Past

£12.00
SKU H12CS40140
Key Stage 1 Britain after 1066 The Victorian Era History Year 1 Year 2

Challenge your Year 1 or Year 2 class to explore seaside holidays in the past with this complete set of lesson planning and resources. Your KS1 class will investigate what we like about seaside holidays today before taking a look back to Victorian seaside holidays, why they became popular and how they have changed since. Your class will compare seaside holidays now to seaside holidays in the past and develop a chronological understanding of changes.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

This Seaside Holidays in the Past KS1 planning pack contains everything you need to bring the history of seasides to life in your classroom, including six detailed lesson plans, a set of engaging slideshows for each lesson, differentiated activity ideas, worksheets, picture cards, information sheets and much more. All you need to do is download, put your feet up and relax knowing that all your seaside history KS1 planning is taken care of!

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

#Lesson1FeaturesofSeasideHolidays

The first lesson in this series exploring seaside holidays in the past for KS1, starts by thinking about when we have holidays. Your class will find out what the word 'holiday' means before taking a closer look at seaside holiday activities. They will think about some of the features of seaside holidays and the vocabulary associated with the beach. Your class will discuss photos showing seaside activities and their own experiences of seaside holidays.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Seaside vocabulary sheet
#Lesson2FindingClues

During this History focused seaside holidays lesson for KS1 your class will compare historical seaside photos and paintings with modern photos. They will explain the features that helped them identify if the pictures were from the past or the present. Your class will be encouraged to be detectives as they explain what the pictures tell them about holidays from a long time ago.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheet
  • Picture Cards
#Lesson3HolidaysforAll

In this history lesson for KS1 your class will find out why the seaside was only enjoyed by rich people in the past. Your class will look at the inventions that made seaside holidays more accessible for everyone, including the role the steam train had in allowing people to travel to the beach. This fun and informative lesson will allow your children to discover the British tradition of going to the seaside originated in Victorian times.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Information sheet
#Lesson4VictorianSeasideHolidays

Take your class back in time 100 years as they explore what seaside holidays were like 100 years ago at the height of their popularity. There they will discover all the delights of the seaside, including Punch and Judy shows, brass bands, jellied eels, bathing machines, donkey rides and much more. They can also listen to and learn the classic holiday song 'Beside the Seaside' and use this to find more clues about what seaside holidays were like. This lesson is perfect for teaching your KS1 class all about seaside holidays in the past.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Postcard sheet
  • Song sheet
  • ‘Beside the Sea’ mp3 and corresponding backing track
#Lesson5OrganisingHolidays

During this lesson your children will apply their knowledge of seaside holidays in the past to order seaside holidays in chronological order from the past to the present. Your class will order photos of, and facts about, seaside holidays from 100 years ago, 50 years ago and today using clues in the information sources to help them. They will think about some popular seaside activities and how these activities have changed over time.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheets
  • Picture cards
#Lesson6ThenandNow

The final lesson in this series encourages your class to think about the similarities and differences between seaside holidays now and 100 years ago. Your children will compare modes of transport to the beach, beach clothing, popular foods to eat and types of entertainment available as they share their understanding of how seaside holidays have changed.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Statement cards
  • Worksheet
  • Question cards
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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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