Can your pupils work out the mystery of the skeletons? Why were so many bodies buried in the city of London?
They will be using all the skills we want from historians: asking questions, generating hypotheses, using tentative language, investigating further and adapting their first ideas.
And, they will pull of this work together at the end! This enquiry really models the enquiry process for them too.
You could could introduce the Peasants Revolt via the Decision maker activity and look at the consequences via the Peasants Revolt consequences lesson. This all helps provide the substantive knowledge outlined in the Ordinary Lives Knowledge Organsier.
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