Easy History for lower secondary school- Year One

Simplified teaching units from the end of the Roman Empire to the 15th century

Product: Book

Trim size in cm: 21x29,7

Pages: 300 colourful pages + time line + stickers + online resources

ISBN: 978-88-590-1054-8

Publication date: 01/03/2016

Suitable for: Lower secondary 1st level (ages 10-11)


Designed for all pupils as a supplement to standard text books, but also as support and remediation for struggling pupils , this book follows the history national curriculum for year two of lower secondary school.
Each topic (from the great geographical discoveries to the end of the 19th century) includes:
–  concise, simplified texts,
– timelines,
– summarising information maps,
– key concepts,
– tests,
– summary tables,
-reading lists
– ideas for research activities.
The contents are also highly suitable for holiday revision or revision in subsequent school years.
The book contains colour stickers and a timeline poster to make and hang up in class. 
This workbook can be further supplemented with additional resources available online. 

  1. Presentation(Sofia Cramerotti)

    From the end of the Roman Empire to the start of the Middle Ages
         The ancient world at the end of the Roman Empire
    The arrival of the Germanic people and the fall of Rome
    Roman-barbarian reigns
    The Byzantines, Lombards and Franks in Italy

The Charlemagne era
     Arab civilisation and Islam
The division of the empire

Europe after the eleventh century
     «Feudal» society
Agriculture and commerce
The Papacy and the Empire
Communes in Italy and Europe
The Crusades
Frederick II

The end of the Middle Ages
     The birth of national monarchies
The 14th century crisis
Italy and its Signoria