Historical Heritage of My Town (EN-CUR-367)

Catalogue of Printed Books in the Wellcome Library, vol. 5

This ‘Historical Heritage of My Town’ learning scenario has been developed as part of the Europeana DSI-4 project. This learning scenario is intended for an interdisciplinary lesson where the topic of cultural heritage is implemented in Nature and Science, Language, Art and Music subjects. As a final product, students demonstrate and elaborate posters or infographics reflecting on the project.

The start from Calais. Wellcome Collection CC BY

The lesson aims at making student familiar with the history and culture of their hometown/homeland. Its goal is to show and present the historical and cultural identity of the place students are living in.

This learning scenario has been developed during the English version of the “Europeana in your classroom: building 21st-century competences with digital cultural heritage (Rerun)” online course. The course aimed to improve teachers’ understanding of cultural heritage in order to efficiently integrate it into their lessons and practices. The courses can be accessed here.

Author: Alen Klančar

Age of students: 8 – 10

Subjects and topics:

  • Nature and society – The history of my town
  • Art class – chromatic and achromatic contrast
  • Music class – traditional music and instruments
  • Language class – legends, reporting on the task completed

Learning scenario:

CC BY 4.0: the featured image used to illustrate this article has been found on Europeana Collections and provided by the Wellcome Collection.

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