'Handbooks for Travellers' activities

Before you start on your own Great Escape project, it would be useful to get pupils to learn about early guide books such as Murray's 'Handbooks for Travellers'.

These activities will give pupils an understanding of what went into these early travel guides and how they compare to today's versions. You can use them as stand-alone lessons or as part of a bigger project to support the creation of Great Escapes. They can be used online on an interactive whiteboard or downloaded and printed off.

Download handbook activities worksheet PDF (8 pages; 553 KB).


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