The Making of the UK

The Making of the UK : for Common Entrance and Key Stage 3

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Motivate and thoroughly prepare your pupils for Common Entrance history exams with these ISEB-endorsed textbooks. The Making of the UK for Common Entrance and Key Stage 3 covers the Early Modern period of British History - especially focusing on: - The Tudors - the challenges, successes and failures of Tudor monarchs - The Stuarts - particularly the causes and consequences of the English Civil War - The Restoration - the return of the king and changes taking place in the United Kingdom. Key features of our approach: - A bold, meaty and authoritative narrative providing clear explanation of the content - Carefully constructed tasks developing pupils understanding of the content and building their extended writing skills - particularly preparing them for the challenge of the Common Entrance essay - Source Investigations on each of the current and planned nominated topics in the syllabus - Advice on how to prepare for the Common Entrance examination. Additional features: - 'What?' and 'Who?' boxes throughout the text develop historical vocabulary and biographical knowledge. - 'Did you know?' boxes focus on fascinating, amusing, or illuminating details of history - trivia with a purpose.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 53.34mm | 1,496.85g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Full colour throughout
  • 0340899832
  • 9780340899830
  • 1,094,589

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Colin Shephard was formerly the Director of the Schools History Project. He is Chief Examiner for OCR GCSE Modern World History, and is leading the development of the new and innovative History GCSE Specification being piloted from 2006-2008. much in demand as trainer for GCSE and IGCSE. He was the Series Editor of the Discovering the Past series for both Key Stage 3 and GCSE.

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