Historical concepts

Historical concepts allow students to think historically as they provide a structure that shapes the practice of history.

Historical significance: Tales of significance

Historical significance: Tales of significance

Teach historical significance by telling tales of significance. This activity utilises Christine Counsell’s 5 R’s of significance more...

Change and continuity: Analysis

Change and continuity: Analysis

This resource includes activities that help students develop their understanding about the relationship between change and continuity more...

Cause and consequence: Quote bank

Cause and consequence: Quote bank

A selection of quotes to support students prepare for the 3.5 Achievement Standard more...

Cause and consequence: Analysis

Cause and consequence: Analysis

The causes and consequences of historical events are of primary interest for historians, and this relationship is an important part of the history curriculum more...

Empathy: Historical empathy

Empathy: Historical empathy

Historical empathy is the concept that history can humanise us and bring us together. If this is true then how can you teach it? more...