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.
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:
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.