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History Cheat Sheets - KS2 history teaching tool

Initial information and guidance for teachers for each unit of Key Stage 2 History:

Unit 1 – Pre-history Unit 2 – Roman Britain Unit 3 – Anglo-Saxons & Scots Unit 4 – Anglo-Saxons & Vikings Unit 5 – Ancient Greece Unit 6 – Ancient Sumer Unit 7 – Indus Valley Unit 8 – Ancient Egypt Unit 9 – Shang Dynasty of Ancient China Unit 10 – Early Islamic Civilization Unit 11 – Mayan Civilization Unit 12 – Benin, West Africa

Additional note by Michael Tidd: These sheets were prepared during 2014-15 to support schools in preparing to teach new and unfamiliar units of History. I am hugely grateful to the individuals who helped by sharing their expert knowledge to create many of the topic sheets. These were:

Kim Biddulph of SchoolsPreHistory.co.uk (units 1 and 9) Tim Taylor of imaginative-inquiry.co.uk (unit 2) Jo Pearson of Teamworks TSA (unit 5) Ilona Aronovsky, archaeologist (unit 7) Rich Farrow of St Marks School, Stockport (units 10 and 11) Alison Leach (unit 12)

All of the authors have kindly agreed to share their work under a Creative Commons Licence to allow schools to make use of the materials freely. If you want to adapt the material, please ensure you comply with the licence by acknowledging the original authors.

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