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Year 2 Reading Comprehension - William Caxton (Inventor)

Year 2 Reading Comprehension - William Caxton (Inventor)

This resource is a non-fiction comprehension activity for year 2. It is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper and includes 3 differentiated levels. The booklet is all about William Caxton, who brought the printing press to England and is a suggested figure in the KS1 history curriculum. Perfect for cross-curricular English and History learning. There are a range of 'what,' 'who,' 'when,' 'where' and 'why' questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a similar way to the SATs booklets, with four pages of pictures and short written extracts to read and 2-3 questions per page. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.
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Ancient Warriors: The Samurai Episode 16 Video Notes with key : )

Ancient Warriors: The Samurai Episode 16 Video Notes with key : )

Discovery Channel; Ancient Warriors: The Samurai Episode 16 only Youtube Video Link Provided as a Courtesy https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=5J-m9Txq3PY Ancient Warriors is a documentary series from the Discovery Channel, looking at the warrior groups and armies that shaped history. The series consists of twenty episodes, each of which looks at a major fighting people or force and charts the reasons for their rise to dominance and subsequent fall. The series explores the motivations of ancient soldiers, as well as how they lived, fought, trained, died, and changed the world. It also uses battle re-enactments and computer graphics to demonstrate military strategy. The warriors covered in the series are: The Samurai
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KS3 RE - Islam, Christianity, Judaism units

KS3 RE - Islam, Christianity, Judaism units

RE Resources: 3 units of fully resourced, highly-rated lesson packs on Islam, Judaism and Christianity suitable for KS3. All lesson packs are complete with at least one hour-long powerpoint, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs, starters and all are well differentiated to three levels throughout. These resources have been highly-rated individually by TES users, follow the same consistent format and are easy to follow. There is zero extra work required, you really can just pick them up and teach them. However, they are also fully amendable should you wish to. I use all of these myself as a Head of RE and I really hope you find them excellent value. I've put literally months of time into this to make these lessons top quality for my own school team. I have a 1 YEAR OF RE bundle (36 lessons) available here:1 Year’s worth of RE Many more inexpensive and free resources at my shop: EC_Resources Leave me a review and pick any other resource for free :)
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Tudors - A-level Potential Questions Planned Out

Tudors - A-level Potential Questions Planned Out

Over 20 potential tudors paper question planned out with points, evidence, counter evidence and rebuttal highlighted for every question. Very detailed about 6000 words. Questions cover: Henry VII e.g How successfully did Henry VII deal with the domestic problems he faced? Wolsey e.g Assess the reasons for Wolsey’s Rise to power? Henry VIII e.g Henry’s foreign policy 1509-25 brought little benefit to England. How far do you agree?
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The Great Inca Rebellion: PBS NOVA National Geographic

The Great Inca Rebellion: PBS NOVA National Geographic

The Great Inca Rebellion Video Notes includes a pre-viewing timeline assignment (3 questions, Video Notes (25 questions--No Key) , a forensic Experts & Evidence identification chart (4 questions) and 1 post viewing constructed response question. This assignments prompts learners to consider forensic identification and the evaluation of historical evidence used to determine historical events. Flipped Classroom Activity Video Link provided as a courtesy Program Description Through a mix of crime-lab science, archeology, and history, this NOVA/National Geographic special presents new evidence that is changing what we know about the final days of the once-mighty Inca Empire. This probing story of archeological discovery begins in a cemetery crammed with skeletons that offer tantalizing clues about a fierce 16th-century battle between warriors of the collapsing Inca Empire and Spanish invaders. Now, the long-accepted account of a swift Spanish conquest of the Inca—achieved with guns, steel, and horses—is being replaced by a more complete story based on surprising new evidence, including what may be the first gunshot wound in the Americas. Thanks and happy teaching!!
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Japan Memoirs of a Secret Empire Ep. 2: The Will of The Shogun WITH ANSWER KEY!

Japan Memoirs of a Secret Empire Ep. 2: The Will of The Shogun WITH ANSWER KEY!

YouTube Video Link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KljfHk39FQs&list=PLGW4dLO9CwqwDkkm82mxOZYEjwS8Fsmdv&feature=player_detailpage Episode 2 The Will of the Shogun:Tokugawa Ieyasu, Iemitsu, William Adams This PBS documentary depicts Europeans as they worked to extend their reach across the globe, the people of Japan were decidedly isolationist. This documentary spotlights 16th- and 17th-century Japan as seen through the eyes of the samurai, the artist, the foreigner and many others This documentary guide allows students (especially audio-visual learners) to follow along and remain engaged while taking copious notes regarding subject content. Video Notes can be collected and graded or used as a source/reference document for exam review. This assignment can be graded for completion. An answer key is currently in the development stage. Japanese History Samurai Daimyo Japan Cultural Studies and Activities Biographies Worksheet Handout Internet Activity Homework World History Geography of Japan Media based assignments Japan Thanks for looking and happy teaching
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Japan Memoirs of a secret Empire e1 Way of the Samurai Tokugawa Ieyasu w. Key!

Japan Memoirs of a secret Empire e1 Way of the Samurai Tokugawa Ieyasu w. Key!

YouTube Video Link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmJwBV_iJRQ&list=PLGW4dLO9CwqwDkkm82mxOZYEjwS8Fsmdv&feature=player_detailpage Episode 1 The Way of the Samurai Tokugawa Ieyasu, Nobunaga, Hideyoshi This PBS documentary depicts Europeans as they worked to extend their reach across the globe, the people of Japan were decidedly isolationist. This documentary spotlights 16th- and 17th-century Japan as seen through the eyes of the samurai, the artist, the foreigner and many others This documentary guide allows students (especially audio-visual learners) to follow along and remain engaged while taking copious notes regarding subject content. Video Notes can be collected and graded or used as a source/reference document for exam review. Japanese History Samurai Daimyo Japan Cultural Studies and Activities Biographies Worksheet Handout Internet Activity Homework World History Geography of Japan Media based assignments Japan Thanks for looking and happy teaching.
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Luther Docudrama Video Notes Questions Only

Luther Docudrama Video Notes Questions Only

Martin Luther Reformation Indulgences Rome This epic movie follows the life of Martin Luther (Joseph Fiennes), author of the then-controversial 95 Theses and founding father of the Protestant church, who, with the courage of his convictions, faced the wrath of the church in the 16th century. Alfred Molina co-stars as Johann Tetzel, with Jonathan Firth, Claire Cox and Sir Peter Ustinov rounding out the cast as Girolamo Aleander, Katharina von Bora and Fredrick the Wise, respectively.
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Mongol The Rise of Genghis Khan with key : )

Mongol The Rise of Genghis Khan with key : )

This fact-based epic traces the early and tumultuous years of legendary warrior Genghis Khan, then known as Temudgin (Tadanobu Asano). Despite the killing of his father, the betrayal of his friend, and even being forced to serve as a slave, Temudgin still creates his own path for future greatness. He hones his battle skills and marries Borte (Khulan Chuluun), whose love and reliability are crucial, often overlooked elements to his historic success as a conqueror. Release date: July 4, 2008 (USA) Director: Sergei Bodrov Mongols Temudgin Borte China Asian Studies World History AP World History Cultural Studies and Activities Biographies Worksheet Handout Internet Activity Homework Geography of the Middle East Media based assignments Sage
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Snow Flowwer and the Secret Fan Video Notes Quesitons Only

Snow Flowwer and the Secret Fan Video Notes Quesitons Only

In 19th-century China, seven-year-old girls Snow Flower and Lily are matched as lao tong - or "old sames" - bound together for eternity. Isolated by their families, they furtively communicate by taking turns writing in a secret language, nu shu, between the folds of a white silk fan. Movie Guide video Questions China World History AP World History Asia
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Galileo's Battle for the Heavens Video Notes Questions Only : )

Galileo's Battle for the Heavens Video Notes Questions Only : )

Galileo Galilei In this illuminating documentary that details Galileo's amazing accomplishments and personal conflicts, narrator Liev Schreiber, historical texts and dramatic reenactments work in concert to paint a riveting portrait of the pioneering man of science. Considered the father of modern astronomy and physics, Galileo was deemed a heretic in his day for advancing a radical theory: The sun is the center of the cosmos. Completed video notes are designed to be study guides on the associated subject matter. This documentary is a great visual for World History. Video notes will allow students to follow along and remain engaged as they take in valuable content. This can also be given as a homework assignment where students can view the film at home or on YouTube and turn in video notes the next day. This assignment also speaks to point of view and provides an alternative source for those studying in Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Cultural Studies and Activities Movie Guide Handouts Internet Activity Homework Media based assignments Non-Linguistics Assignments YouTube Video Link: Thanks for looking and happy teaching
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Biography Confucius Words of Wisdom Video Questions w. ANSWER KEY! : )

Biography Confucius Words of Wisdom Video Questions w. ANSWER KEY! : )

This biographical documentary explores the life and legacy of the ancient sage whose timeless message continues to influence people today. Confucius traveled from an impoverished childhood down a long road to enlightenment and eventually became a celebrated teacher. His message of "five virtues" both inspired and created controversy in his lifetime. Interviews with leading scholars and a direct descendant of Confucius illuminate the history and teachings of this wise leader This biography is great for World History courses. The video notes will allow students to follow along and remain engaged as they take in valuable content. This can also be given as a homework assignment where students can view biography on YouTube and turn in video notes the next day. Confucianism China Asian Studies World History Cultural Studies and Activities Biographies Worksheet Handout Internet Activity Homework United States History Geography of the Middle East Media based assignments Sage Thanks for looking and happy Teaching!
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