What does the census tell us about our local area?

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Lessons

Lesson 1: What does the census tell us about the people living in our local area?

To use the census to make inferences about people from the past.

Lesson 2: What happened to Mary Bucktrout? (Part 1)

To use the census to investigate how the lives of people in the past changed.

Lesson 3: What happened to Mary Bucktrout? (Part 2)

To use primary sources to find out about the working conditions of children in factories.

Lesson 4: How did Mary Bucktrout feel about the key events in her life?

To recreate the thoughts and feelings of Mary Bucktrout.

Lesson 5: Who lived in our local area? (Part 1)

To reconstruct the lives of people in a household using the census.

Lesson 6: Who lived in our local area? (Part 2)

To compare census returns and identify continuities and changes in a household.

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Assessment – History Y6: What does the census tell us about our local area?

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History: Long-term plans

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National curriculum mapping

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