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The History Detectives



History Detective (core activity)
2-3 hours  total  HISTORY, ENGLISH, Science

Key Questions
Did real life events happen in the way they do in the film drama, 'James'?
How do historians investigate the past?

Activity Overview
Children investigate the historical evidence about Edward Jenner and James Phipps to find out whether real life events happened the way they do in the film. This history and English activity develops children’s ability in the key skills of historical enquiry, helping them start to use primary and secondary sources to answer simple history questions.

Download the resource:
HistoryDetective_WhatReallyHappened_TeacherGuidance.doc
HistoryDetective_WhatReallyHappened_TeacherPresentation.ppt
HistoryDetective_WhatReallyHappened_PupilSheets1.ppt
HistoryDetective_WhatReallyHappened_PupilSheets2.ppt

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