TES teaching resources Movement and Settlement
Secondary History - Movement and settlement
This collection looks at how people have moved and settled in the United Kingdom and beyond. It focuses on the diverse nationalities that have immigrated into the country and some of the complex reasons why certain groups have chosen to leave.
- An introductory PowerPoint about how immigration has shaped the UK.
- A fantastic introduction to migration over the centuries that could be used to introduce the theme to students.
- A lesson plan and resources focusing on the immigrant groups that came to Britain from the 1700s.
- A scheme of work charting the history of immigration into the British Isles. Works alongside a current History textbook.
- A great exercise showing students how to write an effective essay using the North American Indians war against the white settlers as an example.
- A general history about the Pilgrim Fathers and their exploits.
- A great selection of worksheets and activities aimed at EBD students looking at the conquest of North America by English Settlers.
- A lesson plan and resources about West Indian migration into the UK.
- A starter activity getting pupils to think about the issues immigrants would have to consider before moving to the UK.
- A template that pupils can use to write an empathetic piece about West Indian immigration in to the UK in the 1950s and 60s.
Transportation to America and Australia
- A resource about Victorian punishments that includes details of transportation prisoners and their crimes.
- A lesson plan and group activity exploring Transportation and the experiences of those in the colonies.
- An exploration of the treatment of Jewish immigrants in Medieval Britain.
- A detailed lesson plan with resources about children who were evacuated to Canada during WWII.
- A presentation and activity exploring how children were evacuated during WWII. The activity also looks at their experiences of being evacuated abroad.
Teacher’s TV videos
- This moving and powerful programme tells the story of the struggle Jewish refugee children faced in the late 1930s when they were uprooted from home to avoid persecution and the forthcoming Holocaust.
- A primary and secondary teachers’ workshop to improve transition in History across KS2-3
- A look at new techniques to involve pupils in their history learning. Exploring the streets, interviewing ex-miners and visiting local resources are all part of learning history for a group of Year 10 pupils in Nottingham.