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Lots of information and supporting activities relating to our year 4 topics can be found below.

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Here are some websites which may be useful when you are researching the Blitz:

 

This is a great site for information and activities -

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/world_war2/air_raids/

 

For photographs and clips try -

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/events/the_blitz

 

For maps showing the positions of WW2 bomb sites -

http://bombsight.org/explore/greater-london/brent/

 

When we conduct our local history study, we will be comparing the architecture of building that were built at different times. This link will help you to identify the features of buildings built in the Victorian period and those that were built in more recent times.

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/homework/houses.html

 

For information about food and rationing -

http://cookit.e2bn.org/historycookbook/20-97-world-war-2-Food-facts.html

 

For the recipe for Woolton Pie (and other sweet and savoury dishes from the period of World War II) click on the link below:

http://www.food.com/recipe/woolton-pie-463606

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The following links may be useful when you are researching Ancient Greece:

http://greece.mrdonn.org/city-states.html

Take a look at some of the largest City States on this link and find more about them.

 

http://www.mystery-productions.com/hyper/Hypermedia_2003/Miller/AM_hypermedia/Artifact/#

The Sparta and Athens sections of this interactive site are fun and well worth a look.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ancientgreece/findout.shtml

A useful page of links to find out more about daily life in Ancient Greece.

 

http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/

More links to find out more…

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/ancient_greeks/sparta/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/ancient_greeks/athens/

Click on the Quiz buttons to test your knowledge of Athens & Sparta.

 

http://www.abc.net.au/arts/wingedsandals/sandals_fixed.html

Lots of information about Ancient Greece including Storytime Myths. Click on make & Do and then the Quiz to find out which god you are like.

 

http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Olympics/site_1q.html

Take the virtual tour of Olympia.

 

http://www.greeka.com/peloponnese/olympia/olympia-pictures.htm

Colour images of the site at Olympia as it appears today.

 

http://www.olympia-greece.org/site.html

Take a look at this site for a model of the site and a description of the function for each building.

 

http://www.schoolsliaison.org.uk/kids/greecepot.htm

Paint a Greek pot online and watch it change colour in the kiln.

 

http://www.sikyon.com/olympia/athletestories_eg.html

Stories surrounding the heroes of the Ancient Olympics.

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CHANGES IN BRITAIN FROM THE STONE AGE TO THE IRON AGE

Lots of information about Skara Brae can be found by clicking on the link below:

http://www.orkneyjar.com/history/skarabrae/

Find out even more about life in Skara Brae by trying the activities on the BBC website:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/learning/primary/skarabrae/flash/activities.shtml

How well do you know your country?

Practise naming and locating the counties of Britain by clicking on the link below.

http://www.jetpunk.com/quizzes/counties-of-england-map-quiz

 

Places to visit - 

The British museum has a wealth of Stone Age, Bronze age and Iron artefacts.

http://www.britishmuseum.org/

 

There are various virtual museums online where you can find out about different artefacts

www.stoneagetools.co.uk/welcome-to-the-stone-age.

 

Useful websites to explore the Bronze age, Stone age and Iron age -

BBC Primary history:

www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/british_prehistory

 

Woodlands junior has timelines of prehistoric Britain with interesting facts and information

resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/homework/timeline.html

 

Stone Age information

timetravellerkids.co.uk/time-travel/stone-age

 

All about a day in the life of a Stone Age boy

www.bbc.co.uk/history/handsonhistory/ancient-britain.shtml

 

Facts, songs and videos about the Stone Age

wizzley.com/the-stone-age-for-kids

Here's a fun way to learn the countries of the Europe...

 

...or the counties of England

 

 

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