Classroom printables, activities & worksheets

Personal & Family History

A collection of teaching resources to assist you in teaching your students about their personal and family history. Use these posters, worksheets, unit and lesson plans, vocabulary word walls and activities to comprehensively look at individual personal and family histories. Resources available cover topics titled Daily Life: Then and Now, Celebrations Around the World and All About Family.

27 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments
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    Learning About the Past PowerPoint

    Use this 15-slide editable PowerPoint template when introducing younger students to historical sources.

    Teach Starter Publishing Years: 1 - 2
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    A Very Special Memory – Worksheet

    Explore the role that photographs play in communicating the stories of our past with this simple worksheet.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: F - R
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    A Very Special Object – Worksheet

    Explore the role that objects play in communicating the stories of our past with this simple worksheet.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: F - R
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    Who Lives at My Place? – Template

    A 'lift the flaps' template where students display the family members that live in their home.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Years: F - R
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    A Comparison of Daily Life - Assessment Task

    An open-ended assessment task for students to demonstrate their understanding of how toys, modes of transport and communication devices and their uses have changed over time.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Years: 1 - 2
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    All About My Family Mini Booklet

    A template for students to complete all about their family.

    Teach Starter Publishing 8 pages Years: F - 1
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    Biography Timeline Template

    Use this multipurpose timeline template for a variety of assignments, projects, and more!

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 2 - 6
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    All About My Family - Interview

    A worksheet to use in the classroom when learning about families.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 2
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    Passport To My Heritage - Worksheet

    A recording worksheet for students to use in the classroom when researching their own heritage.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 3 - 6
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    Celebrations Around the World - PowerPoint

    A 28 slide editable PowerPoint Template to use when exploring the topic of celebrations.

    Teach Starter Publishing 28 pages Year: 3
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    Exploring My Local Community - History Word Wall Vocabulary

    20 vocabulary cards about exploring the local community.

    Teach Starter Publishing 9 pages Years: 1 - 2 Is Customisable
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    Build a Family Tree - Template

    A versatile resource to use when exploring family history with your students.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: 1 - 2
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    Time Capsule Worksheets

    Worksheets to make a class time capsule.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Years: F - 7
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    Exploring Yesterday and Today - History Word Wall Vocabulary

    27 exploring yesterday and today vocabulary cards.

    Teach Starter Publishing 12 pages Years: 1 - 2 Is Customisable
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    Investigating Time - History Word Wall Vocabulary

    Eighty-six investigating time related vocabulary cards.

    Teach Starter Publishing 31 pages Years: F - 3 Is Customisable
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    Being Careful with a New Baby Poster

    A poster explaining to students how to behave around a new baby.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Years: F - 2
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    New Baby Poster

    A poster encouraging students to talk about their feelings when there is a new baby in the family.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Years: F - 2
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    Daily Life - Then and Now Unit Plan

    This History unit covers a range of concepts relating to how daily life of the present is different from the past and how it could change in the future.

    Teach Starter Publishing 118 pages Years: 1 - 2
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    A Comparison of Daily Life - Assessment Task

    An inquiry-based assessment task in which students will demonstrate how their world is different from the past and how it might change in the future.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Years: 1 - 2 60 mins
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    Communicating Through Time

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will explain how communication devices have changed over time.

    Teach Starter Publishing 57 pages Years: 1 - 2 60 mins
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    Let's Communicate!

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will explain how we communicate with others.

    Teach Starter Publishing 41 pages Years: 1 - 2 60 mins
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    Transport - Then and Now

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will compare past and present transport and describe how it has changed over time.

    Teach Starter Publishing 59 pages Years: 1 - 2 60 mins
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    A Life with Transport

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify different types of modern transport and how they are used.

    Teach Starter Publishing 35 pages Years: 1 - 2 60 mins
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    Toys From the Past

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will compare toys from the past with the present.

    Teach Starter Publishing 55 pages Years: 1 - 2 60 mins
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    Toys From Today

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will describe the features of a present day toy.

    Teach Starter Publishing 45 pages Years: 1 - 2 60 mins
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    Identifying and Classifying Toys

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify an everyday object as a toy and describe how it is used in daily life.

    Teach Starter Publishing 57 pages Years: 1 - 2 60 mins
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    Family Life - Then and Now

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will compare daily family life from the past with the present.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Years: 1 - 2 60 mins