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Celebrations Planning

Celebrations Planning

8 Weeks of planning around the topic of celebrations. Focuses on Diwali, Bonfire Night and Christmas. Covers R.E, History, D.T, and Geography. Most suitable for year 1 and year 2.
kennykoalabear
KS1 Florence Nightingale lesson FULL LESSON

KS1 Florence Nightingale lesson FULL LESSON

A Smartbook presentation about Florence Nightingale. Working wall pictures. Timeline worksheet with pictures and handouts to support writing and learning. Colouring sheets for additional task. PowerPoint presentation about the life of Florence Nightingale. ENJOY!
emmakate22
End of Year Boardgame Lesson

End of Year Boardgame Lesson

End of Year Boardgame Lesson USE WITH ANY SUBJECT! ADD YOUR OWN QUESTIONS OR GET THE PUPILS TO MAKE UP THEIR OWN! This is a really fun revision board game! It can be played as a class or in individual groups. If this board game is played in groups it is recommended that you print the board game slide out on A3 paper and laminate it for longevity. The board game resource comes with a selection of blank question cards for you to add your own questions on any topic. Complete with our Interactive Dice and our Random Group Generator Ideal for setting timed tasks. If you have a windows computer the counters on the windows board game resource can be clicked and moved when in presentation mode! If you use a Mac computer this slide can be used interactively out of presentation mode! Also included are two of our fun timers! We hope that you enjoy this resource and take the time to review it :-) We would love your feedback, if you like what you see, please follow us: on Tes TeachElite’s Shop click the’Follow this Author button’ . We will keep you updated on any sales we throw or FREEBIES we upload. You can find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeachEliteRE and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeachElite/
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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
Vietnam War Wall Display

Vietnam War Wall Display

A colour coded wall display to help students engage with / understand the complexities and Geography of the Vietnam War. **Included: A3 Map to print off. 16 significant events of the Vietnam War. Each are colour coded: Short term causes Long term causes events of the war Tactics End of the Vietnam War. ** Fantastic for understand GCSE but also KS3 to simplify for younger students. You may require string to link up some of the events to locations. I have included a map but you may wish to purchase your own.
morlem
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
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
Citizenship Introduction Unit

Citizenship Introduction Unit

A 7 hour KS3 ‘Introduction to Citizenship’ Unit. The unit covers what exactly citizenship is, how our government system works in the UK, how the law affects young people, how we can be active citizens, human rights, different forms of government and immigration. This unit was originally used as the first unit the Year 7s would take in Citizenship, but has since been added to and improved. The original written unit plan is included and everything is entirely editable too. This includes 7 x 1 hour PowerPoints, dozens of worksheets and clips clips, well differentiated activities and engaging tasks. Useful for PSHCE / Citizenship or British Values. These resources have been designed to be engaging, detailed and easy to follow. All our resources are editable (so easy to adapt for your classes) and are designed to last one hour each. You can find many more inexpensive and free PSHE, Citizenship and RE resources at my shop: EC_Resources Leave me a review and pick any other resource for free :)
EC_Resources
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
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
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
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
Florence Nightingale History Presentation

Florence Nightingale History Presentation

This is a presentation on Florence Nightingale, the pioneering nurse who fought for more hygienic hospital conditions during the Crimean War. Use it as part of a lesson or for an assembly for KS1 or KS2. The presentation covers Florence’s childhood, early career, work during the Crimean War and ongoing legacy. The last part of the presentation includes some interesting questions to provoke discussion or for further exploration.
blossomingminds
Mary Seacole History Presentation

Mary Seacole History Presentation

This is a presentation on Mary Seacole, who travelled from Jamaica to Britain and onto the Crimea to care for soldiers during the Crimean War. Use it as part of a lesson or for an assembly for KS1 or KS2. The presentation covers Mary’s childhood, early career, travelling and war work. The last part of the presentation includes some interesting questions to provoke discussion or for further exploration. Please note: Due to copyright reasons, no photos of Mary Seacole are included.
blossomingminds
Edith Cavell History Presentation

Edith Cavell History Presentation

This is a presentation on the nurse Edith Cavell, who sacrificed her own life for the soldiers she cared for in World War I. Use it as part of a lesson or for an assembly for KS1 or KS2. The presentation covers Edith’s childhood, early career, war work and legacy. The last part of the presentation includes some interesting questions to provoke discussion or for further exploration. Please note: due to copyright reasons, no photos of Edith Cavell are included.
blossomingminds
The Anglo Saxon invasion of Britain

The Anglo Saxon invasion of Britain

Events cards with hand-drawn images to support learning about the key events during the Anglo-Saxon invasion of Britain in approx. 400AD. This was used as a sorting activity for a lower KS2 class however could be used across the Primary curriculum. Pictures owned by R Coulson 2018
RCHope94
Multiple atmospheric clip art drawings

Multiple atmospheric clip art drawings

From butterflies to pirate ships, and from castle ghosts to countryside grasses, this plethora of little pictures offers windows onto real life, past and present, through lively, imaginative designs. Approximately 20 images.
katewilliams_poetry
Tutor Time Quizzes

Tutor Time Quizzes

6x fun, interactive and PSHE / Literacy relevant quizzes for Form Time / Tutor Time. This pack includes: British Values quiz Literacy and SPAG quiz World Cup 2018 themed quiz LGBT Awareness quiz A Politics Quiz (individual worksheet quiz to find out your political leanings). Diwali Quiz Big Fat end of year Quiz Each of the quizzes are completely editable and designed to be light-hearted, informative and fun (as well as educational!) If you like this, you can check out more of our whole school, Citizenship and PSHE resources here: WHOLE SCHOOL RESOURCES
EC_Resources
SEASIDE + PIRATE-THEME PICS + CLIP ART

SEASIDE + PIRATE-THEME PICS + CLIP ART

These 8 inspiring sea images include one A5 picture of pirate ship pursued by sea monster (black/white) and clip art drawings of various sizes, 3 in colour: boat in storm, seahorse in storm, sea monster, pirate’s eye-patch, seabed treasure, fish, kite. All home-produced. Handy for bringing text and learning alive for children. Offer inspiration for creative writing.
katewilliams_poetry
KS2 World War II Knowledge Organiser!

KS2 World War II Knowledge Organiser!

This clear, detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for KS2 students learning or revising knowledge relating to the World War II. It contains comprehensive sections on: Major Events - dates, descriptions, images, and key facts; Key People; Participating Countries; Timeline of Major Events; The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
World War 2 Unit for Y3/4

World War 2 Unit for Y3/4

A resourced and planned unit for World War II, suitable for Year 3 / Year 4. 5 weeks of work, but each lesson could easily be extended. SMART Notebook presentations.
orangedaisy86
The Liberal Reforms 1906 - 1914

The Liberal Reforms 1906 - 1914

These great engaging resources are designed to help students who are studying the Liberal Reforms in Britain from 1906 to 1914. They have been designed to meet the needs of the full spectrum of learners in a main stream school. For more information about these resources, please click on the resource preview.
Roy_Huggins
Make your own escape room - revision, end of  term or just to keep them motivated

Make your own escape room - revision, end of term or just to keep them motivated

Make a lesson that your students won’t forget quickly! Make an escape room activity full of puzzles (digital or paper or mixed) that will keep them in suspense all lesson long. You will need to do some preparation adapting it to your topics but this pack contains templates and instructions for lots of different puzzles that can be used in any subject. They can also be use individually to make tasks more interesting. Included: 7 pages of instructions, ideas and lesson plans for 15 different activities and how to organise an escape classroom Powerpoints and word documents with adaptable activities like code wheels, jigsaws and colour changer Powerpoint backgrounds to create themed presentations Lots of web links with explanations and ideas
jusch12
KS3 History: What happened during the Spanish Armada?

KS3 History: What happened during the Spanish Armada?

KS3 History Elizabethan England, Exploration, Empires Fully resources lesson investigating the events and narrative of the Spanish Armada Students create a timeline, complete inference of source, victory timeline activity and create an interpretation of a source GCSE focus with narrative, interpretation and inference skills Links perfectly to 9 1 GCSE History, can serve as an excellent base for development at KS4 All lesson activities and resources included. Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome
MrThorntonTeach
US Presidents Trumps Game - Learn about the US Presidents with our fun and exciting game!

US Presidents Trumps Game - Learn about the US Presidents with our fun and exciting game!

Learn all about the Presidents of the United States with our fun and relaxing game for students of all ages! The latest in our range of beautifully designed and made trumps games, our US Presidents game enables students to learn about each of the 45 US Presidents (as of April 2018), finding out about their various ages and time as President, historical ranking and public approval ratings, and also how many votes they won when elected. Learning through play, your students will be able to not only learn who were the oldest and youngest presidents, but they will also be able to look for relationships between public popularity and historical ranking, as well as being introduced other aspects of the rich physical history of the USA. This resource is our full color, 50 card .png ZIP FILE version of the US Presidents Trumps Game. This enables you to print out the game cards, rules and teaching suggestions directly (for use straight away) or to save them directly to your computer.
mwmonk
Changes over time planning - Royal Family

Changes over time planning - Royal Family

Changes over time planning focusing on changes in time between the time of Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth the second. Includes; transport, clothes, toys and writing letters to the Queen and celebrating the royal wedding. Planned for a year 1 class.
kennykoalabear
Marking Stickers - Presentation, Assessment and Target Stickers

Marking Stickers - Presentation, Assessment and Target Stickers

Printable stickers to place in books when marking! Contains 4 different stickers: Target: Focus on improving your presentation. Please ensure your mark and make corrections to your work as we go through it in class. Excellent Peer Assessment! This is great feedback! Excellent Self Assessment! This is great feedback! Super easy to print! To print these you need a sheet of multi-purpose labels (65 Labels per sheet - 38.1mm x 21.2mm). To buy a pack of 100 sheets is less than £3 from most school supplies. Just put a sheet of stickers in the printer like a sheet of paper and print as normal! A cheap alternative to buying stickers! They are colourful, so students take notice of them!
gemwilliams2
The Great Plague Bundle

The Great Plague Bundle

This bundle includes: A ‘Rats’ non fiction comprehension activity The Plague and Great Fire of London Assembly (with music, full script, resources etc.) The Great Plague UOW, activities and presentation Save over 20% when purchasing this bundle!
Lresources4teachers
The Reign of James I 1603 - 1625

The Reign of James I 1603 - 1625

These outstanding resources look at key issues during the controversial Reign of James I. They begin bylooking at the problems that he faced during his reign and the impact of the break with Rome and include his relations with Parliament, The Divine Rights of Kings, Money, taxation and religious problems. The issue of the religious problems facing James I is explored via both the Gunpowder Plot and The Pilgrim Fathers. Whilst interconnected with both these problems is popular beliefs and superstitions which is explored through my resources on Witchcraft. The overarching theme to all these resources is their link to not just the consequences of the break with Rome but ultimately the causes of the English Civil War. Please click on each resource to find out more.
Roy_Huggins
The Pilgrim Fathers

The Pilgrim Fathers

This outstanding lesson is designed to helped students understand who the Pilgrim Fathers were and why they left England to settle in America. It is a classic resource which has never failed to engage my students and has been carefully tweaked over the years to get the best possible outcomes. The resource can be used with a range of abilities and can easily be edited to customised to suit the needs of your students. For an extra £1 you can also purchase this resource with an accompanying PowerPoint or but it at a significantly discounted price as a bundled item. When you purchase this resource, you will receive a three page worksheet. The first page includes primary sources from the period as well as information on both the traditional and revisionist versions on who the Pilgrim Fathers were and why they left England to settle in the USA. The second page includes a range of different activities, including a starter and consolidation exercises to suit the full range of ability, whilst the third page includes two flow charts or decision trees that can be printed off, completed by students and stuck into their books to show the two different interpretations or versions of the history of the Pilgrim Fathers. I have also linked in a video that I have posted on You Tube on this topic which can be previewed with this resource. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: Causes of the English Civil War? •Know: Who were the Pilgrim Fathers? •Understand: Why did they leave Europe to settle in America? •Evaluate: Why did the Pilgrim Fathers decide to settle around Cape Cod? •Skills: Source Analysis, Cause and Consequence WILF – What Am I Looking For? •Identify & describe: Who were the Pilgrim Fathers? •Explain: Why did they leave Europe to settle in America? •Analyse: Why did the Pilgrim Fathers decide to settle around Cape Cod? 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
groupwork self evaluation sheet metacognition reflection group work

groupwork self evaluation sheet metacognition reflection group work

A sheet designed to be used by pupils after a piece of workwork. It allows students to think about the processes that they undertook and how & why their practice could/should be improved in the future. It ties well in to metacognitive thinking in that it allows learners to address the entire learning experience and not simply knowledge. This should help promote even more effective learners at a departmental & whole school level.
andymcstump