History skills

1. The mystery of the skeletons - Maiden Castle.
2. Different types of evidence.
3. Ways to divide up the past.




The mystery of the skeletons

Brief history of Maiden Castle

English Heritage page - good pictures and information

BBC page - brief but good pictures

Quite informative, good pictures and links

Thorough wikipedia page - use with care!



Different types of evidence

Information about evidence - quite useful

Online lesson about primary and secondary sources - has some online questions to test knowledge

Useful list of different examples of primary and secondary source




Ways we divide up the past

Overview of periods in English history

Another good overview of English history

More detailed overview - for dummies!

Simple definition of AD

Simple definition of BC

Definitions of BC, AD, and BCE

How to draw a timeline