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The Secret Life of Objects - A Cross-curricular Creative Approach to Teaching and Learning

The Secret Life of Objects - A Cross-curricular Creative Approach to Teaching and Learning

A learning resource for teachers and educators which can be adapted for primary or secondary use and used across the curriculum with great results. This creative strategy has been devised for the Arts and Education Network: South East Wales by Karin Molson, Learning Manager at Monmouthshire Museums Service, Lucy-Ann Pickering, Learning Manager at The Royal Mint Museum, and Mark Batchelder , Learning Officer at The Winding House Museum. This pack aims to provide teachers with the following: – Stimulus to use and incorporate objects regularly into teaching and learning practice – A framework for the analysis of objects in museum and classroom contexts that does not rely on extensive subject knowledge – Creative techniques for critically looking and investigating objects including opportunities for sensory engagement – Bridging techniques to draw out the creative character of objects, either through mind mapping or character profiling – A range of potential creative outputs inspired by objects – A range of strategies/techniques for getting the most out of a museum visit or using objects in the classroom The Secret Life of Objects resource pack contains activity ideas for engaging with objects, an Object Investigation Framework (OIF), exemplars and ideas for creative outputs. The resource uses a simple step-by-step process that will lead you and your pupils from initial object engagement to creative activity.
ArtsEducationNetwork
Titanic Experience Day

Titanic Experience Day

Titanic Experience Day An opportunity for children to dress up and sail on the queen of the ocean. I organised this for my year 3/4 class when they had a good knowledge of the Titanic but still had some misconceptions/myths clouding their knowledge Eg all the women and/or first class survived (about 5 weeks in). Could be done as an end of unit or instead of a trip if it’s too far to travel to Southampton. It is a fun day which provides children with context and gives teachers good writing opportunities. The children LOVED it and were still talking about it with enthusiasm months later to an OFSTED inspector… Included: plans, prep list, paper resources, flipchart lesson starter, template latter to parents … I am the history lead for my federation. Email me any questions you may have. Enjoy!!
beablondie
Hazards in History Display

Hazards in History Display

Need a new display for September? Here is a Hazards display, it warns students of the dangers they face in History written work. Add a boarder of warning tape, and an amber flashing light for extra drama and interest.
EverythingsR0sie
Life in Medieval England: Villages & Towns, Religion and Crime

Life in Medieval England: Villages & Towns, Religion and Crime

Here I have bundled a selection of lessons designed for KS3 that examine aspects of life for people in medieval England. These are… Lesson 1 - Villages and Towns Lesson 2 - Religion and the Church Lesson 3 - Crime and Punishment Each lesson is thoroughly designed and resourced, with many different activities. Please see notes on the slides for further instructions on ways to lead the lessons. Thanks.
MrTHistory
A lesson to enable children to make the most of trips

A lesson to enable children to make the most of trips

This PPT is a way of helping children to gain the most knowledge from an educational trip by discussing learning skills and behaviours and tasks before setting off. It also provides an example of questions that can be used to further extend children who complete the tasks set by the venue or used back at school.
stuart_tiffany1987
KS2 Stone Age Vocabulary - illustrated

KS2 Stone Age Vocabulary - illustrated

A collection of 55 terms relating to Archaeology and the Palaeolithic (Old Stone Age). Based closely on the content of our KS2 learning workshops, which specifically address the 2014 National Curriculum statutory unit “Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age.” The Old Stone Age is the starting point against which other changes can be most successfully measured, as it was a lengthy pre-agricultural period of nomadic hunter-gatherers, spanning around 99.5% of our history. Supported by unique and original images including real and replica artefacts, each term has a carefully-researched definition added, based on our specialist knowledge of this period and our experience of teaching about it. Pairs of terms are presented in A4 landscape format ready for printing, and laminating if required. This resource is guaranteed FREE of second-hand clip art cartoons featuring stereotypical images of club waving cavemen in fur nappies, and aims to knock the somewhat unhelpful Flintstones image squarely on the head. Can be used for display, reference, or matching exercises, by children in the classroom or for in-school staff INSET. Available for download in .pdf format. For non-commercial educational use and display only. All material (apart from the Aurochs image) is copyright 10,000 Years BC and is not licenced for amendment or redistribution without prior permission.
10000YearsBC
9-1 British Medicine: Renaissance Medicine Revision Pack

9-1 British Medicine: Renaissance Medicine Revision Pack

GCSE British Medicine Through Time New 2016 Specification Grades 9-1 Can be used for AQA, Edexcel, OCR or iGCSE exam boards. Revision pack that contains sheets on: Ideas on the cause of disease Treatment and Prevention of disease The Scientific Revolution and Thomas Sydenham The importance Andreas Vesalius The importance of William Harvey Care and Hospitals The Great Plague, 1665-66 How much progress was there in the Renaissance What factors helped and hindered medical progress? (Factors) Exam Questions (Edexcel) Part of Renaissance 1500-1750 (Sixteenth, Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century) period Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome!
MrThorntonTeach
List of PhotoPacks for Chronology lesson

List of PhotoPacks for Chronology lesson

This resource is a free learning resource which uses Photopacks of different Google images which can be used in conjunction with Chronology lessons for year groups from 2 - 6. The photopacks can be accessed through the links. They can then be printed or accessed via the separate links.
neilwillis-bs-56
Ancient Egyptian - Thinking Tasks

Ancient Egyptian - Thinking Tasks

Here is a selection of thinking tasks that will support the History topic of Ancient Egyptians. There are 8 different thinking tasks that can be used in any History lesson. They can be delivered as a stand-alone activity or further developed into a mini topic, to support other ideas. These tasks are ideal for developing Creative Thinking and Speaking and Listening within your class. They can be used across both KS1 and KS2.
gm8ty30
Dinosaur Topic year 2

Dinosaur Topic year 2

A whole term’s worth of lessons which refer to the national curriculum’s year 2 objectives for history, geography, art and D+T. This bundle includes resources such as ActivInspire flipcharts, worksheets and success criteria.
Kayleighp92
Year 2 Dinosaur Topic resources

Year 2 Dinosaur Topic resources

These resources go with the medium term plan for Dinosaurs. Includes three ActivInspire flipcharts, worksheets for some of the lessons and a title page for their books.
Kayleighp92
Card Sort: The Great Fire of London Chronology Exercise

Card Sort: The Great Fire of London Chronology Exercise

This card sort on the chronology of the Great Fire of London in 1666, is suitable for a wide range of abilities and can easily be adapted to suit any text book or resource on this topic. It has been designed by experienced teachers and has been refined and tested in the classroom over many years. This style of activity will appeal to both visual and kinesthetic learners. If you are looking for a source investigation on the causes of the Great Fire of London, then please check out my other resources on this topic. When you purchase this resource, you will be able to download a full editable single page Microsoft Word document, which contains a learning objective, instructions and two tasks. Students can sort through the twelve cards and organise the events into their correct chronological order. This could be used as a starter exercise to see if they can work out before hand what happened and then used as a mini plenary to check their answers once they have watched a video or read a text book or resource on the Great Fire of London. We have also included an consolidation or homework exercise that students can complete once they have finished the card sort. The aims and objectives of this lesson are: Theme: The reign of Charles II Know: What happened during the Great Fire of London? Understand: What factors helped to increase the damage caused by the fire? Analyse: Why was the fire eventually put out? WILF - What Am I Looking For? Identify and Describe: What happened? Explain: What factors helped to increase the damage caused by the fire? Evaluate: Why was the fire eventually put out? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow ‘The History Academy’ on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
Roy_Huggins
The Tudors Bundle

The Tudors Bundle

This bundle includes everything you need to teach about the topic of the Tudors. Perfect for covering all areas of the Tudor era of history from the Tudor Monarchs to daily Tudor life. Included in this pack: Presentations for each lesson, with interactive activities and links to videos. Worksheets for different lessons and accompanying activities. Tudor: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? based around Tudor medicine. Lesson idea sheet with a range of lesson ideas based around the Tudors.
HollywoodR95
End of the Vietnam War.

End of the Vietnam War.

This is an entire fully resourced scheme of work covering every major aspect which led to the end of the Vietnam War which spans from ‘Vietnamisation’ to ‘The fall of Saigon’. (including reactions at home). All linked to the GCSE History course for Vietnam. All lessons come with differentiated outcomes, example answers & mark schemes, most videos and songs are embedded into the P. P. Presentations with a wide ranging selection of activities and resources which will appeal to pupils of all abilities. A fantastic opportunity to help you develop your own scheme of work on this course. You may need the conflict and home and abroad textbook to support parts of some lessons. Most however do not require a textbook. Save over 40% on these lessons combined! **Free wall display included! ** https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
morlem
Public Reaction to the Vietnam War.

Public Reaction to the Vietnam War.

This is an entire fully resourced scheme of work covering public reaction to the Vietnam War - All linked to the GCSE History course for Vietnam. All lessons come with differentiated outcomes, example answers & mark schemes, most videos and songs are embedded into the P. P. Presentations with a wide ranging selection of activities and resources which will appeal to pupils of all abilities. A fantastic opportunity to help you develop your own scheme of work on this course. You may need the conflict and home and abroad textbook to support parts of some lessons. Most however do not require a textbook. **Free wall display included! ** https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
morlem
Key Events of the Vietnam War

Key Events of the Vietnam War

This is an entire fully resourced scheme of work covering every major event of the Vietnam War. Linked with Edexcel GCSE scheme but could be used for KS3! All lessons come with differentiated outcomes, example answers & mark schemes, most videos and songs are embedded into the P. P. Presentations with a wide ranging selection of activities and resources which will appeal to pupils of all abilities. A fantastic opportunity to help you develop your own scheme of work on this course. You may need the conflict and home and abroad textbook to support parts of some lessons. Most however do not require a textbook. Save over 40% on these lessons combined! free wall display included! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
morlem
Tudor Monarchs

Tudor Monarchs

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at each of the Tudor monarchs from Henry VII to Elizabeth I, including basic information about them and their reign. Also includes a video that is fun for children to try and remember the names of the Tudor monarchs. Final slide is a mix of the monarchs that children can use to create a timeline of the Tudor monarchs. Activity: Children create a timeline of the Tudor monarchs including one piece of information about each.
HollywoodR95
Spelling Improvement Mat

Spelling Improvement Mat

Used during a drive on vocabulary, spelling and oracy by a successful History Department. The spelling mat includes nine activities that are designed to improve spelling and use of key historical terminology with an achievement point hierarchy that is easily changed to meet a schools’ reward policy. Very effective after a list of key spelling mistakes has been made or asfter a spelling test.
johnleehough
Florence Nightingale Class Practical PE Science Art History Mission Activities

Florence Nightingale Class Practical PE Science Art History Mission Activities

If you’re teaching Florence Nightingale, these missions can help to add practical activities to your lessons. 1 mission for each week which focusses on a different aspect of what Florence Nightingale experienced. Missions help to develop character traits in your children, such as team work, resilience, empathy, self-awareness, perseverance, excellence and communication. Missions can be set up in your hall, outside or in the classroom using simple PE equipment. As missions are not all focussed on winning, children work in groups to develop different character traits. There are designing tasks, art tasks and links with science included in the missions. There are 12 missions, with a 13th for a reward mission; this could be additional playtime or a bouncy castle! Links for the practical activities include PE, Art, History and Science, all matching the Year 2 curriculum.
tussy26
Sample Pages For Whistle As You Walk Away Play Script

Sample Pages For Whistle As You Walk Away Play Script

A short extract from the play script Whistle As You Walk Away which tells the harrowing stories of children who worked in the cotton mills in Victorian England. The play uses factual accounts from Victorian children to show what life was like at that time, the hardships they faced, and the changes in society which made their lives a little easier. It’s a great historical play with a heart and is perfect for a large cast of young actors who want to connect with this period in British history. These sample pages give you a taster of what the play is like and allow you to try before you buy! If you like this sample the complete script - with full production notes, photocopiable script pages, and fab classroom follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/victorian-mill-children-play-script-11377361 Thanks everso!
AliJC
Sample Pages For The History of the Theatre - Part One!

Sample Pages For The History of the Theatre - Part One!

A short extract from the play The History of the Theatre - Part One! This is a one act speedy journey through the beginnings and development of the wonderful world of theatre. The story begins with early origins and ends with the emergence of William Shakespeare. It’s a great play script for learning about the history of the theatre in a humourous and entertaining way. These sample pages give you a taster of what the play is like and allow you to try before you buy! If you like this sample the complete script - with full production notes, photocopiable script pages, and fab classroom follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/the-history-of-the-theatre-part-one-play-script-11438263 Thanks everso!
AliJC
The British Empire

The British Empire

**This bundle includes 7 lessons charting the growth of trade and goods in the British Empire including a case study of the Slave Trade. ** Each lesson has the possibility of being 2 dependent upon how thoroughly you wish to teach the topics. All lessons include resources hooks / videos / songs (all embedded) Visual stimulating PowerPoints to appeal to all types of learners. Save over 50% on these lessons combined! ** Please visit my shop for more History lessons / bundles: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
morlem
Roman Empire

Roman Empire

These great resources look at a range of topics including the Roman Army, Hadrian’s Wall, Roman Roads and Trade in the Empire. I’ve also included some card games as well which make great starters and plenaries. Have fun and follow the History Academy on Facebook or Twitter for the latest updates. Roy
Roy_Huggins
Superheroes Planning and Resources KS1/LKS2 (Historical Figures and Art & Design)

Superheroes Planning and Resources KS1/LKS2 (Historical Figures and Art & Design)

Includes detailed, differentiated and engaging lesson plans and resources for History and Art within the theme of superheroes. The children begin to understand what a ‘hero’ is and make links to historical figures who can be thought of as heroes. They then go on to investigate symbols and design and make their own superhero capes and masks. The objectives covered are: To explore the life of Florence Nightingale. To explore the life of Mary Seacole. To explore the similarities and differences between Mary Seacole and Florence Nightingale. To explore the life of Edith Cavell. To explore the life of Nelson Mandela. To write a biography of Nelson Mandela. To explore the lives of historical heroes. To research and present information. To investigate symbols. Please see my other uploads, including Supertato which we covered in English and links really well to this unit!
aliceeliza
Ancient History Big Bundle!

Ancient History Big Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS EACH OF THE ANCIENT HISTORY KNOWLEDGE ORGANISERS, IN ADDITION TO THE ANCIENT HISTORY POINTLESS GAMES! The clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following ancient history topics: Ancient Egypt; Ancient Greece; The Romans. Each organiser contains a number of comprehensive sections explaining the key elements of the topic, timelines detailing key times and events, diagrams and images to visually aid understanding, and key facts to extend the learning of higher attaining students. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included). Based on the popular game show, the ‘Pointless’ games are perfect for use as whole lesson resources, enrichment options, or revision tools. The games are editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. Each game contains around 25 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions and they are effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of Romans, Ancient Egyptians, and Ancient Greeks. The nature of the games ensures that the resources can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru
Ancient History Knowledge Organisers Bundle!

Ancient History Knowledge Organisers Bundle!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following ancient history topics: Ancient Egypt; Ancient Greece; The Romans. Each organiser contains a number of comprehensive sections explaining the key elements of the topic, timelines detailing key times and events, diagrams and images to visually aid understanding, and key facts to extend the learning of higher attaining students. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Romans Pointless Game!

Romans Pointless Game!

Based on the popular game show ‘Pointless,’ this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I’ve also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing 24 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of Romans. Round 1. Roman Leaders/ Emperors Round 2. Places in the Roman Empire Round 3. Key Dates Round 4. Objects and Ideas in Roman Times Round 5. Roman Words The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru
Turn a boring biography report into a fun project with this step-by-step guide.

Turn a boring biography report into a fun project with this step-by-step guide.

Who can use it? Any student, any age, with a special benefit for reluctant readers, writers, or workers. What’s included? A step-by-step guide for students, a list of materials, explanation for the activity, and an example. Why is this useful? This is a fun twist on traditional biography reports that can be assigned in history, social studies, ELA, or writing classes. Instead of creating a typical report or poster, this is a much more hands-on activity that allows for creativity, while still including meaningful writing. You’ll be able to clearly assess a student’s comprehension with their completed project, and they’ll be engaged while creating it!
mculler
Ancient Greece Pointless Game!

Ancient Greece Pointless Game!

Based on the popular game show ‘Pointless,’ this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I’ve also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing 24 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of Ancient Greece. Round 1. Ancient Greek Gods Round 2. Places in Ancient Greece Round 3. Key Dates Round 4. Objects and Ideas in Ancient Greece Round 5. Famous Ancient Greeks The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru
KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for KS2 students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following topics: World War II; Ancient Egypt; The Solar System; Tudors and Stuarts; The Rainforest; The Romans; Ancient Greece. Each organiser contains a number of comprehensive sections explaining the key elements of the topic, timelines detailing key times and events, diagrams and images to visually aid understanding, and key facts to extend the learning of higher attaining students. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Timeline Template (Editable in Google Slides)

Timeline Template (Editable in Google Slides)

Best of all, this resource is available in both printable pdf format as well as a Google Slides editable format. This timeline template allows students to create a timeline with linked information for each event.The timeline page supports 11 events and has the age range of 0 to 17. If you need more events for your timeline, duplicate the slide. Your students are able to click the arrow and point it at the appropriate time. They can also double click the event boxes and write in their description. The template is locked, so your students can’t mistakenly move or delete the background. If you choose to print the PDF, have your students draw the arrows themselves. This resource includes one version with arrows on each event box and one version without any arrows, ready to print.
rombop
Instagram Template (Editable on Google Slides)

Instagram Template (Editable on Google Slides)

The use of social media is a great way to engage and gain the interest of your students. Best of all, this resource is available in both printable pdf format as well as a Google Slides editable format. This Instagram template allows students to add text and pictures to an “Instagram Template”. The template is locked, so your students can’t mistakenly move or delete the background. Use this to: Have your students discuss a character or setting in a novel Focus on a historical person Focus on a Geographic area Use it in science and have your students record their information
rombop