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Learn about the past in a way that suits you

Each lesson, you can choose how you learn: watch a documentary, engage with historical sources, research online or read high-quality articles. No matter which you choose, you will have a specific worksheet to help you complete the lesson. Afterwards, test your knowledge with a short quiz and then enjoy extra activities to fuel your interest in the past.

How does this classroom work?

Read the following blog post to find out more: 

https://www.historyskills.com/2017/01/23/letting-students-choose-their-own-lesson/

Choose your school year level to start learning:


Year 7

Current Units:
  1. Archaeology (6 Lessons)
  2. Ancient Australia (4 Lessons)
  3. Ancient Egypt (6 Lessons)
  4. Ancient Greece (5 Lessons)
  5. Ancient Rome (6 Lessons)
  6. Ancient China (6 Lessons)

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Source: https://pixabay.com/photos/luxor-egypt-temple-pharaoh-statues-4862455/
Source: https://pixabay.com/photos/luxor-egypt-temple-pharaoh-statues-4862455/

Year 8

Current Units:

  1. Dark Ages (5 Lessons)
  2. Middle Ages (9 Lessons)
  3. The Tudors (7 Lessons)
  4. The Reformation (5 lessons)
  5. Feudal Japan (6 Lessons)
  6. Age of Exploration (5 Lessons)
  7. Conquest of Aztecs (7 Lessons)
  8. The Inca (6 Lessons)

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Source: https://pixabay.com/photos/sword-armor-weapon-medieval-knight-2140940/

Year 9

Current Units:

  1. Birth of Modernity (4 Lessons)
  2. Industrial Revolution (8 Lessons)
  3. Australian History (13 Lessons)
  4. World War One (17 Lessons)

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Source: https://pixabay.com/photos/war-reenactment-battle-soldiers-1822769/

Year 10

Current Units:

  1. Interwar Years (10 Lessons)
  2. World War Two (14 Lessons)
  3. Rights and Freedoms (7 Lessons)
  4. Cold War (10 Lessons)
  5. Popular Culture (8 Lessons)

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Source: https://pixabay.com/photos/war-landing-craft-normandy-63137/
Source: https://pixabay.com/photos/war-landing-craft-normandy-63137/

Senior Ancient History

Current Units:

  1. Archaeology (11 Lessons)
  2. Ancient Egypt (12 Lessons)
  3. Ancient Greece (15 Lessons)
  4. Alexander the Great (7 Lessons)
  5. Ancient Rome (33 Lessons)
  6. Early Middle Ages (8 Lessons)
  7. Crusades (7 Lessons)

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Source: https://pixabay.com/photos/legion-roman-army-ancient-military-444126/
Source: https://pixabay.com/photos/legion-roman-army-ancient-military-444126/

Senior Modern History

Current Units:

  1. France (6 Lessons)
  2. America (31 Lessons)
  3. Russia (16 Lessons)
  4. Germany (22 Lessons)
  5. India (7 Lessons)
  6. Japan (16 Lessons)
  7. Australia (37 Lessons)
  8. Israel-Palestine Conflict (9 Lessons)

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Leutze, E. (1851). Washington crossing the Delaware. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Item No. 97.34. Public Domain. Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Washington_Crossing_the_Delaware_by_Emanuel_Leutze,_MMA-NYC,_1851.jpg


The Philosophy Behind this Classroom


We all learn in different ways, and we all enjoy variety in how we learn. With that in mind, each History lesson is structured in a way that provides a number of choices to help you find the most enjoyable way to engage with new information.

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