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Long term Causes of the Civil War Submitted by N Boughey.
James I Fact Sheet Submitted by N Boughey.
Understanding texts (Word document) A rough guide to understanding a text. This sheet provides tips on how to go about reading a historical source. Produced by LHS History department.
Biography Template Template for use when creating biographies of any famous person. Submitted by N Boughey

The Great Fire of London (Word Document)

Diary extracts relating to the Great Fire of London. useful source material.
Taking sides. (Word Document) Primary Source material from the time of the Civil War. This evidence provides reasons for a number of people's choice of allegiance in the Civil War. The information can be used in a number of ways.


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Recommended Books related to teaching history highly recommends these sites: - new site aiming to provide an accessible narrative for GCSE History pupils. - fantastic range of interactive games, revision materials and links. - outstanding use of ICT to engage pupils. - a brilliant range of learning activities from Ian Dawson - simply the best for Modern World GCSE students - resources and CPD materials from the Historical Association. - make your lessons 'real' with artefacts and living history provided by experts - same author as this site, just put together in a slightly different way! - all new resources for teachers and pupils of the SHP Medicine course - A new site providing resources for teachers and pupils of the Crime and Punishment unit Militaria - a range of interesting pieces of militaria is available via tihs site
The Turkey Inn, Goose Eye, Oakworth - great historical public house with loads of great beer and a lovely atmosphere