Teaching History 159: Underneath the essay

The HA's journal for secondary history teachers

By HA, published 16th June 2015

Underneath the essay

02 Editorial

03 Secondary News

04 HA Update

08 Pipes's punctuation and making complex historical claims: how the direct teaching of punctuation can improve students' historical thinking and written argument - Rachel Foster (Read article)

14 Triumphs Show: teaching paragraph construction - Kirstie Murray (Read article)

16 New, Novice or Nervous? 3 decades of essay writing (Read article)

18 The role of secure knowledge in enabling Year 7 to write essays on Magna Carta - Mark King (Read article)

25 Cunning Plan 1 - Magna Carta - Ian Dawson (Read article)

29 Engaging Year 9 students in party politics: exploring the changing nature of political campaigning in Victorian Britain - Sarah Black (Read article)

36 What made your essay successful? I ‘T.A.C.K.L.E.D' the essay question! - Tze Kwang Teo (Read article)

44 Cunning Plan 2 - Magna Carta - Damian Hayes (Read article)

46 Polychronicon: Magna Carta - Justin Champion (Read article)

50 Hark the herald tables sing! Achieving higher-order thinking with a chorus of sixth-form pupils - Simon Orth, Daniel Lacey and Neil Smith (Read article)

60 Move Me On: weaning students off the use of writing frames (Read article) 

64 Mummy, mummy...

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Teaching History includes a number of regular features for history teachers including New, Novice or Nervous?, Polychronicon, Cunning Plan and Move Me On. You can access past editions of these here

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