History of Agriculture in Wiltshire

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Theme: Farming

This teaching material is designed to explore the history of agriculture in Wiltshire, based around the following periods: Iron Age; Medieval Farming; Agricultural Revolution; Agriculture in Living Memory. The lesson plans offer interesting and challenging ways in which pupils can learn about the history of agriculture. This material can be taught in its entirety, or as separate sessions incorporated in other curriculum areas; it has many opportunities for cross-curricular links with Geography, Art and Design, and Science. This unit of material promotes learning outside the classroom.

This unit of teaching material was designed by teachers at Wylye Valley Primary School.

The material was supported by historical research for the England’s Past for Everyone publication Codford: Wool and War in Wiltshire.

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