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Presentation + Activities: Battle of Britain - Turning Point in History (Plus personification)

Presentation + Activities: Battle of Britain - Turning Point in History (Plus personification)

A Year 5 or Year 6 history unit with related Eng objective activities. Extensively researched slideshow on the Battle of Britain on a PDF. The slideshow includes a choice of follow-on tasks. It contains focussed questions, role play activites, web site addresses for super films, radio clips and other key information eg location of London bomb sites. A full range of WW2 posters is also included. Information on the Blitz is provided to demonstrate how Germany was required to change tactics following the loss of the Battle of Britain and how Britain responded in turn. The Blitz spirit is defined and illustrated by photos for chn to analyse. The pdf ends with a literacy activity - children highlight effective, vivid vocabulary to describe sights, sounds and feelings in a text. Reportage film also uses examples of personification for children to identify. Improve listening skills too! The pfd can be used at the start of a unit on the Battle of Britain and would work well when holding a Theme Day. If you like this resource, please review it. I will then upload units on evacuation, food rationing, clothes rationing, air raids, home and leisure and women in the war. All of these relate to how Britain responded wholesale to the Battle of Britain.
lfschool
AQA GCSE 9-1 Conflict and Tension 1918-1939: The League of Nations Part 2

AQA GCSE 9-1 Conflict and Tension 1918-1939: The League of Nations Part 2

This series of eight lessons introduce the second part of the AQA Conflict and Tension course 1918-39 and focus on The League of Nations. Lessons come complete with suggested teaching strategies and differentiated learning tasks. I have included many of the typical GCSE questions AQA have so far supplied, from source analysis, write an account to the longer 16+4 mark questions. The last lesson in particular sets out the 4 questions types and gives examples of how to answer them. The lessons are broken down into the following: Lesson 1: Introduction to the League of Nations This lesson aims to question the purpose of the League of Nations and why it was set up in the first place Lesson 2: The structure of the League of Nations This looks at how the League operated and how its structure had many inherent weaknesses Lesson 3: The Commissions Despite its idealistic aims, students learn that League did have some successes particularly with its Commissions Lesson 4: How successful was the League of Nations in the 1920’s? This lesson prepares students for the GCSE question, ‘How successful was the League of Nations in the 1920’s?’ by analysing various international disputes and the League’s response to each Lesson 5: The decline of International Cooperation This is a free lesson in which students study the impact of the Great Depression and the consequences for the League Lesson 6: The Manchurian Crisis Students evaluate the League’s response to the invasion of Manchuria and the impact this had on the League’s international standing Lesson 7: The Abyssinian Crisis Students evaluate the League’s response to the invasion of Abyssinia and the destructive impact this had on the League’s international standing Lesson 8: Was the League destined to fail? This final lesson analyses the root causes of the League’s failure and gives model answers to the four GCSE question types If you like these lessons, please visit my shop where I have created lessons for the first unit of the AQA course on Peacekeeping as well as revision guides on Conflict and Tension 1918-1939. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Pilgrim17
PilgrimHistory
Introduction to WW1 - distribution of power in 1914

Introduction to WW1 - distribution of power in 1914

Pupils evaluate the power of each country by analysing whether they have an army, money, empire and any other relevant information. They then argue why they think their country is the most powerful and get into a ‘living line’ from most to least powerful. They must then defend their decision. Leads into a lesson regarding long and short term causes of WW1 including the assassination of FF.
ellie_ryl
Superheroes! Assembly

Superheroes! Assembly

‘Superheroes!’ is one of a series of outstanding assemblies created for primary school children, which includes full script songs and prayers with a part for every child. This assembly is ready to go! ‘Superheroes’ links with many areas of the National Curriculum, including the: English, Music, Drama, History and PSHE spheres, with a theme that is rooted in upstanding values and is relevant to the children’s everyday lives and interests - including a healthy ‘self-esteem’ injection for all! This assembly is all about recognising the ‘superhero’ in you, giving each child the chance to shine by stating their own unique ‘superhero’ power - from amazing reading skill or artistic genius to the sports star or reliable friend. This assembly also teaches to spot the ‘superhero’ in others and to be thankful for those who support and save us in a hundred little ways every day. There is a part for every child - whether acting, singing, dancing or leading a prayer! Plans created by an Ofsted Good - Outstanding primary school teacher - History and Drama coordinator with over ten years of experience. These outstanding assemblies have consistently engage and excited all 30 performers in class… and have even got the adults in the audience up on their feet!
MissAndrews1983
Rise of Dictators.

Rise of Dictators.

This resource explains the rise of dictators after World War1 and explains the meaning of totalitarian state. It explains the features of dictators and the reasons why dictators- Hitler, Mussolini, and Stalin rose to power in Europe. The resource explains impact of dictatorial regime in Europe, and its contribution to World War11. The resource explains the origins of World War 11, its impact / consequences. It explains the relationship between the Axis and Allied powers after WW2. Contains class activities and photographs. Prepared for IGCSE students.
geo_pal2000
Connect 4 in a line revision game

Connect 4 in a line revision game

Connect 4 in a line revision game where students recall keywords and definitions or questions / answers to match up 4 in a line. Can be teacher created questions / keyterms or generated by students. GCSE Product Design version included in the example as well as the blank template for printing .
nic-dooley
English Unit Pack - Formal and Informal Letters - World War 2

English Unit Pack - Formal and Informal Letters - World War 2

A Unit Pack of 9 lessons for English, all based around formal and informal letters with links to World War 2. A complete pack containing planning, flipcharts and lesson resources for an English/Literacy topic based around letters. The topic is all based round formal and informal letters and it has strong cross-curricular links to World War 2/History. Within the topic the children will look at the features of formal informal letters and write their own formal and informal letters linked to World War 2. This pack would suitable for lower key stage 2. The pack contains the following: In-depth planning for 9 lessons which outlines the learning objectives, success criteria, main teaching, differentiated activities, plenary, key questions and resource list Flipchart for each lesson Resources and worksheets Activities differentiated three ways
alicepoole1
English Unit Pack - World War 2 / Goodnight Mr Tom - Lower KS2

English Unit Pack - World War 2 / Goodnight Mr Tom - Lower KS2

A Unit Pack of 10 lessons for English, all based around World War 2 and the Film/Text Goodnight Mr Tom A complete pack containing planning, flipcharts and lesson resources for an English/Literacy topic based around Goodnight Mr Tom. The topic is all based round the film Goodnight Mr Tom and has strong cross-curricular links to World War 2/History. Within the topic the children will produce descriptive diary entries, a character profile, a persuasive letter, their own story set in the past and learn about story structure. This pack would suitable for lower key stage 2. The pack contains the following: In-depth planning for 10 lessons which outlines the learning objectives, success criteria, main teaching, differentiated activities, plenary, key questions and resource list Flipchart for each lesson Resources and worksheets
alicepoole1