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History Unit 13–

How has life in Britain changed since 1948

      This unit is aimed at children in Year 5

A selection of resources to support the teaching of

                            QCA History  Unit 13: How has life in Britain changed since 1948                                        

  For a complete list of what's included see the table below.   

Files Included in this Download

Resource Name

Format

Objectives

Resource Details

Aspects of life since 1948

 (4 pages)

To learn about changes that have occurred in Britain since 1948 and some of the reasons for these changes

Research and find out about life in the different decades since 1948. Notes may be made throughout the unit to end in a culmination of details on each subject for each decade

Changes from 1948 to present day

(2 pages)

To learn about changes that have occurred in Britain since 1948 and some of the reasons for these changes

What happened in 1948, what it is like now, reasons for changes – record on worksheet

Compare one decade with today

(5 pages)

To learn about changes that have occurred in Britain since 1948 and some of the reasons for these changes

One sheet for each decade to find information and compare given subjects with how it is today

Special  events from 1948

(41 slides)

To place events in time

PowerPoint to show pictures of events for each decade after 1948

Timeline of key events since 1948

(2 pages)

To place events precisely in time

Cut out the statements and put them on a timeline

Timeline

(1 page)

To place events precisely in time

Name an important event that happened in each of the given years

Sources of information

 ( 3 pages)

To identify a range of appropriate sources of information

Page of info,  record different sources of information, decide which sources of information would be used in the given statements

Decade summaries from 1948 – 2000s

 (12 pages)

To learn what changes have occurred to the way of life of people since 1948

Using the same headings, summaries for each decade to be by used for reference during the unit

Questions useful for the enquiry

(2 pages)

To carry out an enquiry

Some questions for each topic  may be used as a help  for the enquiry

 

Five stage enquiry: stage 1

 (1 page)

To carry out an enquiry

First stage of the enquiry -  report on what you know and what you would like to know about the given topic

Five stage enquiry: stage 2

 (1 page)

To reflect on the progress made

Second  stage of the enquiry  - record progress, problems and possible solutions

Five stage enquiry: stage 3

 (1 page)

To learn about the changes in one aspect of British life since 1948 in depth

Third  stage of the enquiry - Work out specific questions for your topic each member of the group to investigate and record and report one question

How things have changed since 1948

(8 pages)

To learn about the changes in one aspect of British life since 1948 in depth

Information for the teacher or pupil about the changes in different aspects to be of use in the enquiry

Five stage enquiry: stage 4

 (1 page)

To know the cause of these changes

Fourth stage of the enquiry - Select the most important changes found in your topic and place them on the class time line.

Five stage enquiry: stage 5

 (1 page)

To know how personal memories can be used to find out about the past

Fifth stage of the enquiry - identify four or five questions that you have been unable to answer so far. Ask an arranged visitor  the questions

Life in the 50s interview

 (2 pages)

To learn about one person’s experiences values and attitudes since 1948

Some suggestions for questions to ask a person who lived in the 50’s and can give information.

Record answers and think of won questions to add

Questions about Home Life since 1948

(2 pages)

To identify links and connections between different aspects of British life since 1948

Similar questions about Home Life through the decades to compare answers and see changes.

Questions about Population since 1948

(2 pages)

To identify links and connections between different aspects of British life since 1948

Similar questions about Population through the decades to compare answers and see changes.

Questions about Work Life since 1948

(2 pages)

To identify links and connections between different aspects of British life since 1948

Similar questions about Work Life through the decades to compare answers and see changes.

Questions about Popular Culture since 1948

(2 pages)

To identify links and connections between different aspects of British life since 1948

Similar questions about Popular Culture through the decades to compare answers and see changes.

Questions about Technology since 1948

(2 pages)

To identify links and connections between different aspects of British life since 1948

Similar questions about Technology through the decades to compare answers and see changes.

Changes and links since 1948

(1 page)

To learn what have been the most important changes since 1948 and how these changes are linked?

Investigate and report on changes and links since 1948 in the given questions

Changes in Britain since 1948

 (1 page)

To learn what have been the most important changes since 1948 and how these changes are linked?

Record a summary of the changes you have found in Britain since 1948 using the guidelines in the worksheet

More changes in Britain since 1948

( 5 pages)

To learn what have been the most important changes since 1948 and how these changes are linked?

After hearing different groups findings, questions to answer and opportunity to find out answers to own questions about the unit

 

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