So You Really Want to Learn History A Textbook for Key Stage 3 and Common Entrance by N.R.R. Oulton

So You Really Want to Learn History A Textbook for Key Stage 3 and Common Entrance

Written by N.R.R. Oulton
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Part of the So You Really Want to Learn Series


So You Really Want to Learn History A Textbook for Key Stage 3 and Common Entrance by N.R.R. Oulton

This book covers The Making of the United Kingdom period of the Common Entrance syllabus. The narrative retelling of key events encourages a clear understanding of what happened when and why, while source based exercises and Common Entrance style essay questions will challenge pupils of all abilities. So You Really Want To Learn History Book 2 Key Benefits: - The chronological approach will ensure that pupils develop an understanding of what happened when and why, to build a firm foundation of historical knowledge - Challenging source-based exercises throughout will ensure pupils develop important historical skills - 'How do we know' boxes encourage pupils to understand the importance of evidence


At last a book of substance to develop our pupils

- clear and approachable with very good illustrations ... An excellent series and well worth purchasing to get your child interested in history but - be warned - you will almost certainly end up reading it yourself first. Matthew Smith, Attain magazine I love the fact that your History books are chronological - such a rare thing and makes so much more sense than the way the National Curriculum does history. Caroline Hampton, Home Educator This is the book I have been waiting for. It is written with style, wit and balance, dealing comprehensively with all the main aspects of the period chronalogically, but not shying away from historical debates...Above all it is enjoyable, well-informed, authoritative and stylish - just what is needed to cultivate enthusiasm for History at Key Stage 3. Jonathan Watts, Head of History, Benenden School The latest Galore Park History book will be a godsend to all those who for years have been been coping with poor quality textbooks containing little information and a poor sense of narrative. It contains all the essential information (and more) in an accessible format...this book will surely be the mainstay of history teaching at Key Stage 3 for years to come. Geoffrey Whitehead, Deputy Head, Vinehall School

About the Author

Nicholas Oulton read history at Oriel College, Oxford. He founded Galore Park in 1998 and is the author of the So you really want to learn Latin course. Fans of the series will be glad to know that Herodotus,famous for having eaten the first two drafts of the book, was not allowed anywhere near this one.

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208 pages


N.R.R. Oulton
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Publication date

1st August 2008



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