A discussion is a way of introducing the class to a particular topic, which may be specific to
ancient India, or may relate to particular historical skills. It provides a line of questioning
for the teacher to develop, and also includes any additional background information which teachers may need.
An information-gathering activity, which asks the user to collect data from the site, and then to use this
material to carry out a further task.
The Enquiry Grids are accompanied by teachers' notes, which provide the imaginative background to the exercise,
repurpose it for either individual or full class use, and suggest extensions which children could move on to once
they have finished the worksheet. They also include any necessary background information which teachers may need.
These cover a range of further activities: they may be practical, involving more art-based work, or they may extend
the content to cover other ancient or contemporary civilizations.
Background information sheets:
We have included a wide range of general information which teachers may find