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http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/year7links/whatis.shtml A page of links to sources of information which teachers might find useful for teaching this subject.


http://historyonthenet.com/Lessons/sources/sourcesmain.htm An online lesson which covers the difference between primary and secondary sources and the questions that need to be asked when using source material.


http://www.learningcurve.gov.uk/FocusOn/document/index.htm This resource is intended for use by older students but it covers many of the basic principles about using a written source.


http://www.bayeuxtapestry.org.uk/BayeuxContents.htm Although not intended as a teaching resource, this site shows how images can be used to find out about history. The resource uses the Museum of Reading's Victorian copy of the Bayeux Tapestry as its focus.

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