History - Every Building Tells a Story
Construct a Timeline
To do this activity you need to choose either your local parish church if you are able to visit it, or one of the churches listed on the Open Churches website.
Suggested churches to use are:
You could see if your local church in Nottinghamshire is on the website but you may find that you are unable to complete the tasks below fully as they do not all contain extensive information. The ones above have been chosen because they are extensive and will provide you with plenty of information for whatever activity you are doing.
A glossary to follow which you can access to find out what some of the more technical terms mean
Teaching and Learning activities
Using the information on the Open churches website construct a timeline for the church – find out when the first records show a church in the place, how the church was added to/developed, significant dates in terms of events & people coming and going.
When you have completed the timeline evaluate the resource you have used and the timeline you have created. Consider these questions: