History Through the Media DVD

History Through the Media DVD

Age Range: 11-16

Product Code: LS050229

£60.00
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  • DVD
  • Subtitles
  • Programme Notes

1 x 70-minute programme

1 x 50-minute programme

History Through the Media DVD

Compilation from Channel 4's acclaimed History in Action series examining major historical events in the Late Modern era using two different types of primary historical sources: newspapers and amateur film footage. History Through the Media draws on unrivalled film archive presenting historical events in a critical context, seeking to challenge the 'one view' interpretation of history.

What the Papers Said

Students learn history through the press coverage of significant domestic and international events of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, specially news reports, editorial opinions and readers' letters.

Curriculum Connections

  • 20th century world history
  • A study of war and society
  • Modern studies
  1. The Chartists
  2. The Great Exhibition
  3. Women in Revolt
  4. The Great War
  5. Russian Revolution
  6. Treaty of Versailles
  7. The General Strike

The Home Front Through Home Movies

Unique and largely unseen amateur film footage, show how ordinary people recorded everyday life in Britain and Germany during the war years 1939-1945.  Featuring eyewitness testimonies, a variety of perspectives of the Second World War are presented through recollections of people on both sides.

Curriculum Connections

  • 20th century world history
  • A study of war and society
  • Modern studies
  1. The Children's War
  2. Blitz
  3. Resistance
  4. Work and Play
  5. Victory and Defeat

Features

  • Video footage, helping you to improve results
  • The DVD will support the many different learning styles in your class
  • DVDs offer greater flexibility and control, making them easy to incorporate into your lessons
  • Can be used on computers with DVD-Rom drives and ideal for use on interactive whiteboards
  • Fully searchable, allowing you to go straight to what you need
  • The DVD is eLC eligible.

WARNING: 'The Great Exhibition', 'Women in Revolt' and 'Russian Revolution' contain strong scenes of death and violence.

Programme notes for History Through the Media are available.

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