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KS3 History by Aaron Wilkes: The Rise & Fall of the British Empire Student's Book

Aaron Wilkes

Suitable for:  Teachers and students of KS3 History

Price:  £11.50

ISBN: 978-1850085508
Publication date: 10/05/2010

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Description

The Rise & Fall of the British Empire, a guide to the history of the British Empire, is one of four new in-depth titles with all the fantastic features you expect from our best-selling KS3 History series.

Take your students' learning even further with the new KS3 History Depth Study titles. Designed to support the best-selling KS3 History resources, these textbooks give a more detailed insight into British and world history, allowing teachers to delve deeper into topics and themes of particular interest.


Features

  • The main text combines enquiries with factual narrative, all written in an approachable and understandable style, including: relevant and fascinating facts
  • interesting and motivating activities
  • specific sections to extend or reinforce learning Content has been thoroughly researched and revised to deliver exactly what you need.

Reviews

  • A great deal of thought has been given to how textbooks can interest and stimulate the reader and this depth study is a well-illustrated and engaging example. This is a unit for Key Stage Three History and it should prove a popular resource. Every effort has been made to make the content succinct, yet focussed. Features include mission objectives and checkpoints for whether the mission has been accomplished. Key words are provided, as are 'pause for thought' questions and key facts. Issues are examined through four depth studies: British America, India, Australia and Africa and these should prove thought provoking and ensure lively discussion. In conclusion, this is a colourful and attractive book written by a history teacher to enthuse students and it deserves to succeed. - TES Review
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Table of Contents

Introduction: What is an empire?
Big question: How did the British Empire begin?
Big question: How did the Empire grow?
Depth Study: British America
Big question: Should Britain make up for its role in slavery?
Depth Study: India
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Big question: So how big was the British Empire?

Big question: What did the Empire do for Britain?
Depth Study: A land down under
Big question: Did the Empire strike back?
Big question: Did the Empire help win two World Wars?
Depth Study: Africa
Big question: What is the legacy of the British Empire?
Big question: Was the British Empire a good or a bad thing?
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