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Foxhills Junior School

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Foundation tasks


This week we are going to be reminding ourselves about timelines and how they are created using key events.

The chronology is really important as it helps us to understand events and what occurred in the build up to historic moments. To start we label all years with B.C. (before Christ) or A.D. (anno domini, or "in the year of our lord"). However when ordering, what can make this system confusing is that events in the B.C. era are dated in descending order, whilst those in the A.D. era happen in ascending order.

So, for example, 3500 B.C cam before 2000 B.C

Give one of the timelines below a go by putting the events in chronological order.