Curriculum-linked learning resources designed to work in the classroom.
After collecting their evidence, students now organise their information and write a response to the question: How did the East India Company change the lives of people in Britain and Asia? A Point Evidence Explanation (P.E.E.) framework can be used to support an extended piece of writing.
What could Jamsetjee Bomanjee Wadia’s painting say about the East India Company’s impact on Asia’s trading network? John McAleer gives his view.
Curator Steve Martin finds a great deal hidden in this painting of the East India Company’s dockyards.
East India Company: Student evidence framework.
Curator Steve Martin describes the Company’s rise to prominence in the early 1600s as it begins to challenge its rivals’ hold on the Asian spice trade.
Who were the Money brothers? This painting by John Francis Rigaud can tell us a lot, says John McAleer.
Before introducing the lesson on the East India Company, you can encourage students to think about well-known multinational corporations and how the impact of global trade can be viewed from different perspectives.
Image of Spanish ‘milled’ dollars.
Image of the ship's log book for the Elizabeth Simpson a very important lifeboat. She was launched 119 times and saved over 400 lives. Every time she was launched it was recorded in the ship’s log.
A very detailed model of HM bark Endeavour, fitted out for Lieutenant (later Captain) James Cook’s first voyage of exploration from 1768 to 1771.