I can show a clear understanding of why it is important
I am able to show a visual representation of the term
What’s your most valuable possession? – its material worth, its usefulness, its sentimental value How old is the oldest thing you own and how do you know? – where the information about its age comes from, is it still useful, why do you keep it, is it older than you?
Wagon Wheel Place students into six groups and provide each group with a wagon wheel and one of the following types of primary evidence that shaped ancient civilisations, to discuss and brainstorm:
• Pottery and ceramics • Tools and weapons • Jewellery and ornaments • Carvings and paintings • Buildings and ruins • Human remains.
Groups use available online resources to discover one example of an artefact or remains that relates to their topic and what it tells us about the community that created it.
Students reference the sites used to investigate their element, applying appropriate referencing conventions. Students return to groups and share thinking and findings, with one student being a spokesperson to share group thinking and discoveries