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MEDICINE BINGO

MEDICINE BINGO

Good activity for revision Read the questions out and give the students the black and white bingo board
RachelRMA
Hidden History, Fact or Fiction?

Hidden History, Fact or Fiction?

Presentation designed to as a useful activity as a starter or plenary activity in History. 100 statements are given with roughly 50% of them being accepted as factually correct. Statements are in chronological order. Students are challenged to use historical skills, logic and reasoning to decide if the statement is “fact” or “fiction”. If the correct response is chosen you will hear an appropriate noise and be taken directly to the next challenge. If the wrong response is chosen you will be taken to an appropriate slide and invited to try again. There is also the option of setting a number of challenges without going to the answer to allow all members of the class to participate. The whole presentation contains 103 slides and hyperlinks are embedded throughout.
20JET12
Ancient Greece Bundle

Ancient Greece Bundle

This bundle is a combination of Week 1 Topic work on Ancient Greece, alongside playscripts based on Ancient Greek Myths (Literacy) and a week of Explanation Texts based on the Ancient Greeks too. The Literacy planning includes a week's worth of planning and differentiated resources along with an interactive notebook to support the lesson. The Ancient Greece Topic lesson, introduces children to Ancient Greece and provide them with the background knowledge for their Literacy lesson. Both have been taught by myself with my Year 5 class, who LOVED learning about the Ancient Greeks. I bundled them together for anyone (like me), who will teach them on the same/consecutive weeks.
Morrisr9
What signs of 'greatness' were there in Alexander's early life?

What signs of 'greatness' were there in Alexander's early life?

This lesson gives an introduction to Alexander the Great, his background and early life. It begins with a map of his empire to give students an idea of the scale of his later conquest and leads with a comprehension on the story of his taming of Bucephalus according to Plutarch (adapted so secondary students can understand it). It is then useful to show the scene from Alexander (2004) a link to which is attached and compare the interpretations of the event. Another scene from Alexander the Great (1956) is linked to and a discussion and explanation of the influence of Aristotle on his life can then ensue. Students are then introduced to his character at the beginning of his campaign (Plutarch again!) with the idea being that they need to understand that he was literate and intelligent. Students leave with an understanding that, like his hero Achilles, he died young. A 'challenge' article on his life from the Telegraph (adapted) is also included.
robertsad
KS2 Developing chronological knowledge and understanding - Samples KS2

KS2 Developing chronological knowledge and understanding - Samples KS2

This is a sample of a selection from a range of these resources. These are taken from the resources focussed on KS2. Each of the full resource is a set of linked resources and activities to help students improve their understanding of the sequencing of events. There is a specially designed power point presentation of selected events. This is designed to convey a sense of the passage of time by having the transition between slides vary in length depending on how many years actually passed between events. Each slide has a date, event and appropriate illustration. (Each event slide is on show for five seconds and the whole presentation lasts for approximately five minutes). (There are between 24 and 30 slides in each presentation) As a bonus there is also a ‘click through’ version of the slide show. The selection of events is not meant to be definitive for the study of that period (it’s a selection not a comprehensive timeline!) – this would allow for an extra activity/challenge of students deciding what is missing/what could be left out. The same events are on a word document with a classifying task -to help students identify links within a period. Some of these events are also used for a set of sorting challenges (by focussing on the same set of events in different ways it will help boost students’ knowledge). The first involves sorting set of four or five different events into the correct order – available on power point and word document. The second is a set of printable ‘cards’ which can be used for sorting or matching tasks (such as the matching pairs game) – each event is on a separate ‘card’ from its date (organised in sets of 10). The third is a set of domino cards’ where each card has an event and a date that links to another event -so making a single sequence of 10 events. There are available 10 separate sets of resources: Ancient Greece; Britain before the Romans 4500BC-43AD Roman Britain 43-410AD Anglo-Saxons and Vikings 449-1066AD Periods in British history (major periods) Medieval Times (2 sub sets – England; Britain and other nations) Tudors and Stuarts (2 sub sets – Tudors; Stuarts) Industrial Revolution (and farming etc – 3 sub sets: 1694 to 1803; 1803 to 1846; 1851 to 1901 Britain (and the world) c1714 to c1900 (3 sub sets: Britain and the World; Politics and Reform; Society and Culture Britain in the 20th century (2 sub sets – Britain in the 20th century; Britain and the world)
WiseArkResources
Greek Theater Power Point Introduction & PBL Theater Bundle Grades 6-8

Greek Theater Power Point Introduction & PBL Theater Bundle Grades 6-8

I'VE PUT TWO of my most popular resources together in a bundle to save you money. This Greek Theater Power Point Introduction and PBL Greek Theater resource is all you'll need to teach your students these fascinating subjects. THE POWER POINT program will give your students useful background images and information to help understand vocabulary and concepts for completing the activity. In addition, the kiddos will learn why and how the first theater came about. Then they’ll work in collaborative groups to write and present plays in the style of the ancient Greeks. THIS BUNDLE is enticing, challenging and fun. When you see your kids being actively engaged and truly enjoying their learning experience, it will help you to once again discover a joy of learning with them. INSTEAD OF JUST TALKING about ancient history, writing definitions, and answering questions, which will turn them off, they’ll have a good grasp of what they’re studying because they’ll be active rather than passive learners. WE ALL KNOW THAT KIDS FORGET what they’ve been taught soon after they’ve had their test. I’m positive these hands on activities will leave a lasting impression and be something they'll remember even after they’ve left your classroom. ⎈ WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY about project based learning:⎈ ⎈ PBL is an effective and enjoyable way to learn and gain better learning competencies required to be successful in school and life. ⎈ Many kids find education boring and meaningless, with PBL, they’re engaged and active rather than passive learners. ⎈ Common Core and other educational standards emphasize real world applications of knowledge and skills that help promote problem solving. ⎈ PBL helps students better understand the content and retain it longer than the traditional approach. ⎈ Collaborating with others helps build character. ♥ WHAT TEACHERS ARE SAYING about this resource♥ ♥ “This presentation was useful in introducing Greek drama to my tenth graders.” by Jo Ellen S ♥ “This was such a great resource for my Greek mythology unit. I used it as a framework for my students to act out their Greek myth performances/skits.” By Kathryn H ♥ “This was great and very helpful. Thanks” Laura B. ♥ “Great project for both social studies and language arts!!!“ Telena R. •This is a zipped file make sure to click on 'extract the files' to get access to them.•
Merlinho
Project Based History Bundle (Grades 6-8)

Project Based History Bundle (Grades 6-8)

IF COMING UP WITH an interesting way to teach your 6-8 graders about ancient history is difficult for you, look no further. This Project Based History Bundle is a set of hands on activities for your collaborative groups that is enticing, challenging and fun. When you see your kids being actively engaged and truly enjoying their learning experience, it will help you to once again discover a joy of learning with them. So many kids love to role play, which they’ll do in these lessons. For your What is it Like to Be an Archaeologist section, Students will break into groups of four and assume a specific role as they go on an imaginary archaeological expedition and find some broken up clay pots with strange markings. They’ll work as a team to assemble the fragments and draw conclusions about the symbols, and what these artifacts were used for. My 6th graders had a ton of fun with this Sumerian Brick Building activity, called Become a Sumerian Brick Builder. After discussing the fact that the Sumerians were the first brick builders, which truly didn’t phase them, their assignment was to go home and build a brick out of mud just like these people of antiquity did. By bringing this lesson to life, they understood the difficulty in achieving this feat. They especially enjoyed bringing their bricks to school and building a class Ziggurat. Can you guess what their favorite part was? If you said, "knocking it down," you would have been correct. Hammurabi’s Code of Law Debate goes hand in hand with what is happening in our world today. Controversy over certain laws, the second amendment, equal rights, health care, etc. Hammurabi’s laws are quite severe and kids have a great time debating whether or not they’re too harsh. This activity will help improve abstract thinking skills, public speaking, self image. They’ll also understand terms such as debate, argument, counter-claim, pro/con and so much more. DON’T YOU JUST LOVE a mystery? My students did, they especially enjoyed being detectives and searching for clues surrounding Tutankhamen’s death in this project based lesson called, Was King Tut Murdered? A Web Quest, Trial & Persuasive Writing activity. This collaborative group project has them taking on different roles for the web quest and trial. Finally, they’ll be asked to write a persuasive essay. The last activity a Greek Theater Unit which includes a 17 slide Power Point Introduction to give your students useful background images and information to help understand vocabulary and concepts for completing the activity. In addition, the kiddos will learn why and how the first theater came about. Then they’ll work in collaborative groups to write and present plays in the style of the ancient Greeks. *zip file...make sure you extract the file so that you can use it.
Merlinho
Ancient Greece- Year 5 Introduction lesson

Ancient Greece- Year 5 Introduction lesson

LQ: How can I understand why and how Ancient Greece became so important? I used this as an introduction lesson for my year 5 class. This resource includes a detailed plan, notebook and a variety of differentiated resources. The lesson involves group exploration and discussion as to where Greece is located on the map and some facts about the country, as well as discussing it overall importance. Great, interesting start to a topic on Greece that inspired lots of interesting questions. Please leave a review if this lesson was enjoyed.
Morrisr9
Biographies of Notable People - Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle

Biographies of Notable People - Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle

This Reading Comprehension worksheets bundle is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The texts narrate the life and work of a number of notable individuals from the world of politics, science and arts. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, gap filling exercises, True or False, character match and definitions matching exercises, word searches and crosswords. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht