Resource ID 109172

Lower KS2 History

Changes in the Past
Representing the past using sources
"1930s Leaflet Challenge!"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Title
"1930s Leaflet Challenge!"
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109171 - Upper KS2 Mixed Ability

109172 - Lower KS2 Mixed Ability [THIS DOCUMENT]


Students collate information about 1930s Shanklin, using a variety of sources from The Model Village Godshill. They then construct their own 1930s leaflet, representing that period in the Island's past. There is a literacy crossover (reading and writing).

Contextual Summary

This is a History resource that engages students with their visit to The Model Village, Godshill. The resource tasks enable students to look at various sources that relate to The Model Village and its representation of Shanklin in the 1930s. Students use these sources to produce a 1930s leaflet with information for visitors. There is a crossover with English (reading the sources; writing the leaflet text).

Key Skills Practised
  • Gaining knowledge about a place during a period in history
  • Retrieving information from pictorial and written sources, and collating it
  • Writing for purpose and audience
Learning Opportunities

Students could make notes, take photographs, or collect written information about Shanklin as represented at The Model Village Godshill.

Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate their literacy skills by reading sources, obtaining information and writing the text for a leaflet. They will demonstrate that they have gained new knowledge about life on the Isle of Wight in the 1930s, as represented at The Model Village Godshill.

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