What you can do here
Each of the 12 topics begins with a brief introduction outlining the key points and themes. Students can then explore each topic by examining photographs and other images, reading the accompanying text and then completing the worksheets provided.
How to get started
These resources have been designed in such a way as to enable students to work individually online by downloading the worksheets and working through them or by a whole class using printed worksheets and viewing the resources through a projector connected to the internet.
There is a range of materials available for teachers to use in the classroom specifically for this subject area. They are available in the teacher materials section and can be downloaded and printed off for students to use in conjunction with the website.
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