Jane Austen's House Museum Education Packs

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Jane Austen: Life and Times

Teachers’ Notes KS1 KS2

 

Background Information for Teachers.

Developed with funding from Heritage Lottery Fund during 2017, the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death.

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Curriculum Links: KS1 & KS2
How can a study of Jane Austen link to National Curriculum requirements?

Developed with funding from Heritage Lottery Fund during 2017, the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death.

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Jane Austen Glossary: KS1 & KS2


A list of some unfamiliar words your pupils may come across when learning about Jane Austen and her world


Developed with funding from Heritage Lottery Fund during 2017, the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death.

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Creative Curriculum KS1 & KS2: Jane Austen's Patchwork Bedcover


These notes are designed to help you use an object from the collection at Jane Austen’s House Museum in order to inspire cross curricular teaching and learning in the classroom. A trip to Jane Austen’s House Museum to see the object is the ideal ‘learning outside the classroom’ experience.
 

Developed with funding from Heritage Lottery Fund during 2017, the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death.

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Creative Curriculum KS1 & KS2: Jane Austen​'s Cup and Ball

These notes are designed to help you use an object from the collection at Jane Austen’s House Museum in order to inspire cross curricular teaching and learning in the classroom. A trip to Jane Austen’s House Museum to see the object is the ideal ‘learning outside the classroom’ experience.

Developed with funding from Heritage Lottery Fund during 2017, the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death.

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Creative Curriculum KS1 & KS2: Jane Austen's Donkey Cart


These notes are designed to help you use an object from the collection at Jane Austen’s House Museum in order to inspire cross curricular teaching and learning in the classroom. A trip to Jane Austen’s House Museum to see the object is the ideal ‘learning outside the classroom’ experience.

Developed with funding from Heritage Lottery Fund during 2017, the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death.

The World that Jane Austen Presents

Student Notes KS3 - 5

Developed with funding from Heritage Lottery Fund.

 

A Brief introduction to Jane Austen's House Museum and Chawton House


Student Notes KS3 - 5

 

Developed with funding from Heritage Lottery Fund.

 

 

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Jane Austen's Family Tree


Student Notes KS3 - 5

 

Developed with funding from Heritage Lottery Fund.

 

 

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Jane Austen Timeline


Student Notes KS3 - 5

 

Developed with funding from Heritage Lottery Fund.

 

 

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What Was Expected of Jane and her Siblings?


Student Notes KS3 - 5

 

Developed with funding from Heritage Lottery Fund.

 

 

Further Recommended Resources:
The British Library Discovering Literature: Jane Austen

Resources for students and teachers, including essays and digitised images of primary sources. 

Jane Austen's Fiction Manuscripts: Digital Edition

The Jane Austen’s Fiction Manuscripts Digital Edition gathers together in the virtual space of the web some 1100 pages of fiction written in Jane Austen’s own hand. Through digital reunification, it is now possible to access, read, and compare high quality images of original manuscripts whose material forms are scattered around the world in libraries and private collections.

Jane Austen’s Fiction Manuscripts is a three-year AHRC-funded research project. It is a joint project of the University of Oxford and King’s College London.

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