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What were seaside holidays like in the past?

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Get ready to feel the sun on your arms and hear the roar of the waves as you and your class take a trip to the seaside! This set of KS1 History 'Seaside Holidays' lessons for Year 1 and 2 investigates what we like about seaside holidays today and then goes on to take a look back to why and how seaside holidays became popular in the 19th century and how they have changed since.

With lesson plans, informative slides, differentiated activities and worksheets, picture cards, information sheets and much more, you can put your feet up and relax knowing that these KS1 'Seaside Holiday' lessons are all ready to go!


Complete Series

Seaside Holidays: The Complete Series

Seaside Holidays: The Complete Series

Includes all 6 lessons from the series
Price: £12.00

The complete 'What were seaside holidays like in the past?' series includes the lessons: Features of Seaside Holidays; Finding Clues; Holidays for All; 100 Years Ago; Organising Holidays; and Then and Now.

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Individual Lessons

Seaside Holidays: Features of Seaside Holidays

Seaside Holidays: Features of Seaside Holidays

Lesson #1
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The first lesson in this series starts by thinking about when we have holidays from school and what the word 'holiday' means before taking a closer look at seaside holidays. Your class will then think about some of the features of seaside holidays and the vocabulary associated with the beach. This lesson contains a lesson plan, slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets and a Seaside Vocabulary sheet.

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Seaside Holidays: Finding Clues

Seaside Holidays: Finding Clues

Lesson #2
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This lesson uses photos and paintings of seaside scenes for your class to investigate to see if they can find clues as to what seaside holidays were like in the past. This lesson contains a lesson plan, slides, activity ideas, a worksheet, and two sets of Picture Cards.

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Seaside Holidays: Holidays for All

Seaside Holidays: Holidays for All

Lesson #3
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This interesting lesson starts by telling your class about how the seaside used to only be enjoyed by rich people. It then goes on to look at how and why this changed during the Victorian era, looking particularly at the role of the steam train in allowing people to visit the beach. This lesson contains a lesson plan, slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets and an Information Sheet.

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Seaside Holidays: 100 Years Ago

Seaside Holidays: 100 Years Ago

Lesson #4
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Take your class back in time 100 years as they explore what seaside holidays were like 100 years ago at the height of their popularity. There they will discover all the delights of the seaside, including Punch and Judy shows, brass bands, jellied eels, bathing machines and much more. They can also listen to and learn the classic holiday song 'Beside the Seaside' and use this to find more clues about what seaside holidays were like. This lesson contains a lesson plan, slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets, a Postcard Sheet, a Song Sheet, a Beside the Sea song track and corresponding backing track.

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Seaside Holidays: Organising Holidays

Seaside Holidays: Organising Holidays

Lesson #5
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This lesson draws on what the children have found out about seaside holidays so far and challenges them to order photos of, and facts about, seaside holidays from 100 years ago, 50 years ago and today into chronological order. This lesson contains a lesson plan, slides, activity ideas, worksheets and Picture Cards.

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Seaside Holidays: Then and Now

Seaside Holidays: Then and Now

Lesson #6
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The final lesson in this series encourages your class to think about the similarities and differences between seaside holidays now and 100 years ago as they think about aspects such as activities, clothing, food and entertainment. This unit contains a lesson plan, slides, activity ideas, Statement Cards, a worksheet and Question Cards.

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Curriculum Objectives (1)


History Objectives

  • changes within living memory. Where appropriate, these should be used to reveal aspects of change in national life

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