28 October 2013
School History 4-5 Syllabus:
Unit 1 - The methodology of history
Additional resources and external links
history? - A brief overview.
Introduction to S4 History -
Expectations, assessment etc.
What are the Middle Ages?
timeline of the Middle Ages diagram. Add five important
dates and descriptions.
Wikipedia article provides a well illustrated overview.
archaeology help us understand the medieval past?
BBC 'Hunt the Ancestor'
virtual excavation, ISH worksheet
Word document for completion.
of forensic archaeology investigation into the discovery of
medieval bodies found in Norwich.
Diagram explaining cropmarks and Wikipedia on
medieval archaeology from the popular Channel 4 TV series
How can medieval images help us to understand the
Luttrell Psalter - Video worksheet
Psalter video 1 as shown in the lesson and extra video part
What makes a source
useful? The RRR model.
makes different types of sources useful? This section of
the website written for my Bac students explains how
visual sources are useful.
about the Luttrell Psalter
PDF, The Luttrell Psalter facsimile at the
British Library. (requires Shockwave)
on medieval maps and what they reveal about medieval minds.
Also an excellent supporting
website with a chance to view the
How a medieval manuscript is made. (Video)
BBC documentary on medieval illuminated
manuscripts including a section on the Luttrell Psalter.
Middle Ages in Colour a look at The British Library
presentation on the medieval illuminated manuscript.
Illuminations: The Private Lives of Medieval
Kings - A
three part documentary
series. Dr Janina Ramirez interprets what medieval
manuscripts can tell us about medieval kings.
medieval texts help us to understand the medieval past?
||Written sources -
||What types of Medieval
texts exist? Online Medieval Sources
videos from the Getty Museum in LA about medieval
||Helen Castor- Medieval Lives: Birth,
Marriage, Death - 2013
video. The first episode is very
good on the value of medieval letters.
B Test 1
9th October 2013