This is the first book in the History Quest series. There are 10 units in the book using age-appropriate language. The Myself Strand is treated uniquely with a real boy telling his story. Other children throughout the country will be able to empathise with him. The book also introduces children to simple time-lines.
The games in the past and feasts and festivities are also presented to the children by introducing them from the perspective of a real 'older' person.
This History Quest series complements the Science Quest series and the Geography Quest series to provide a comprehensive programme of S.E.S.E. activities for children.
The series meets the emerging needs of pupils and teachers, reflecting the aims and objectives of the revised curriculum. It is recognised that modern schools have access to a wide range of information sources, including the internet. This series will mediate this information and consolidate childrens learning in line with the curriculum and the Plean Scoile. It is strongly recommended that any internet activities are carried out under teacher supervision and that the schools internet settings are set to maximum security.
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