The Past Today 3rd Edition

 

Bridging the gap towards the New Junior Cycle, this new edition of The Past Today includes a focus on key skills and assessment.

■ Complete Junior Certificate text for both Ordinary and Higher Levels (including options)

■ Promotes the idea of the student as an historian

New and updated! content to reflect recent historical research

New!What You Will Learn lists focus student learning at the start of each topic

New! Assessing Your Learning panels allow regular self-assessment

New!Key Terms feature throughout promotes student literacy

New! Factfiles provide extra information on topics to engage the student

New!Focus Tasks promote independent learning, research and groupwork

New!Visit sections suggest places to go to bring History alive

New and updated!People in History sections put information in context

Updated end-of-chapter exam questions reflect the latest exams

Revision plan helps prepare for house and state exams

■ Valuable guidance in Answering Junior Certificate History Questions section

Updated!Glossary focuses on key terms relevant to the exam

 

The Past Today together with its companion The Past Today Skills & Resources book provides students with their essential texts for Junior Certificate History.

 

FREE eBook available with this textbook! See your textbook for full information.

TEACHER RESOURCE

 

Online resources for teachers

New! PowerPoint presentations, using illustrations from the textbook, assist in presenting key topics

New! Worksheets for student analysis of video clips

New! Sample exam papers for extra exam practice

 

Updated online testing for homework and revision available on eTest.ie

 

The eBook blends resources available for the textbook in one place, saving you valuable time in class. These include:

    • Videos
    • Weblinks
    • eTests
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ISBN

9780717165209

Publication Date

March 2015

Language(s)

English

Format

Paperback, 448 pages

Country of Origin

IRELAND

Publisher

Gill Education

Dimensions

276 x 217 mm

Author(s)

By Dermot Lucey

Availability Status

Available

ISBN

9780717168392

Publication Date

March 2015

Language(s)

English

Format

Three-year licence

Country of Origin

Ireland

Publisher

Gill Education

Author(s)

By Dermot Lucey

Dermot Lucey is an experienced teacher of History and an active member of the Cork History Teachers’ Association. He is the author of a number of History textbooks, including ModernEurope and the Wider World and Shortcuts to Success History Exam Guide for Leaving Certificate.


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