During Autumn 1 in History the children in Year 1 have been looking at toys then and now. They have been working:
- To understand how toys have changed over time by looking at their own toys, their parents’ toys and then their grandparents’ toys and identify differences.
- To sort toys and books into old and new, and create a timeline.
- To identify old and new toys from images.
- To understand how children’s books have changed over time.
- To explore photographs of museum toy artefacts and identify whether they are old or new.
- To share knowledge of old and new toys and books with others.
During Spring 1 the children in Year 1 are going to be thinking about Neil Armstrong and other significant events in space travel. As part of this half terms learning they will:
- Know when Neil Armstrong/Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon, and other significant events.
- Sequence events relating to the Apollo 11 moon landing.
- Discuss how we know that man has landed on the moon and what we could use to support our ideas.
- Develop an awareness of a historic event in the past, using common words and phrases relating to the passing of time.
- Summarise the first landing on the moon and how space travel has changed over time.
This half term in History the children have moved on to thinking about The British Monarchy.
Within this unit we have worked to:
- Compare and contrast three historical reigning monarchs.
- Develop an awareness of the Royal Family/Monarchy past and present, using vocabulary relating to the passing of time.
- Study Elizabeth I (Tudor), Victoria (Victorians) and Elizabeth II.
- Know where the three Queens and their reigns fit within a chronological timeline.
- Identify some of the ways in which we find out about the Royal Family in the past and identify different ways in which it could be represented.
- Understand each monarch and how their rule has changed over time.
- Understand the role of the Royal Family in the time of Elizabeth I, Victoria and in the time of Elizabeth II.
- Compare similarities and differences between the three different Monarchs, discussing their roles and achievements.