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The English Civil War: The Gunpowder Plot of 1605

The English Civil War: The Gunpowder Plot of 1605

This lesson is split into two. The first half examines the men and their roles in the infamous plot to blow up the King in 1605. Students are introduced through talking heads to Guy Fawkes and King James. They also study sources from the time, including Robert Cecil’s account of the plot and analyse text trying to work out the difference between facts and fiction. Furthermore they evaluate the causes and consequences of the plot and its significance today. The second part of the lesson is to evaluate a number of sources to decide if the plotters were actually framed by Cecil and the government who allegedly knew about the plot all along and actively encouraged it. Students have to decide for themselves before reaching a judgement using key words to aid them. This is excellent groundwork for source analysis they will later tackle at GCSE. The resource comes in PDF and Powerpoint formats if there is a wish to adapt and change. If you like this resource, please visit my shop where I have created further resources on the Stuarts and the English Civil War: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory
PilgrimHistory
Henry VIII Word Mat

Henry VIII Word Mat

A word mat to support children in their writing about HenryVIII and his life. See also my PowerPoints about ‘Henry VIII’ and ‘Henry’s Wives’. Visit www.knightowleducation.com for more EYFS and KS1 resources.
jbrigg
Henry VIII's Wives

Henry VIII's Wives

A PowerPoint that gives information about the six wives of Henry VIII. See also my PowerPoint about ‘Henry VIII’ and ‘Henry VIII’ wordmat. Visit www.knightowleducation.com for more EYFS and KS1 resources.
jbrigg
Henry VIII

Henry VIII

A PowerPoint about the life of Henry VIII including his early life. Can be used to support the KS1 POS for History - the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. See also ‘Henry VIII’s Wives’ and my ‘Henry VIII Word Mat’. Visit www.knightowleducation.com for more EYFS and KS1 resources.
jbrigg
The French Revolution teaching booklet and lesson resources

The French Revolution teaching booklet and lesson resources

This is a 19 page teaching booklet for the French Revolution Unit of Work. The booklet includes a range of worksheets and activities, such as card sorts, the storming of the Bastille newspaper writing activitiy, source activities, decision-making tasks, worksheets and information sheets. The booklet includes enough material for 6 lessons and is aimed at Key Stage 3 (USA ages 11-14). The activities cover the key areas of the French Revolution, for example the causes, key events, interpretations and its impacts on human rights and modern day implications. The booklet can be taught as a sequence of lessons or the worksheets can simply be used for one off lessons or cover lessons. All activities are student-led and easy to follow. These resources take many hours to plan and create so reviews are very much appreciated.
planmylesson
History mystery - What sank the Mary Rose? KS3

History mystery - What sank the Mary Rose? KS3

History mystery lesson looking at the Mary Rose. She sank in 1545 but why? Students look at the four main reasons and investigate some evidence. This can be done as a paired activity where one writes and the other speaks. Then students will make an overall judgement. The final task is to create an information board for the Mary Rose museum in Portsmouth which aims to encourage students to explain the reasons for the sinking.
Christina81brown
Elizabethan England Revision Sheets

Elizabethan England Revision Sheets

Simple A3 revision sheets that students can use to frame their revision. The revision clocks (on the PowerPoint) can be adapted to suit- there is a blank one as well as ones with headers. the The tables can be filled in as a class or as independent revision.
lwallett
Elizabeth I, Image and propaganda, Ks3

Elizabeth I, Image and propaganda, Ks3

Ks3 single lesson (7/8) on Elizabeth’s use of propaganda. Lesson is part of a SOW on problems Elizabeth faced during her reign. Lesson has been kept as plain and simple as possible for easy editing/differentiating. All tasks are in the PP. Main task needs the attached worksheet. Tasks include: Brainstorming propaganda Creating Elizabethan propaganda Presenting to the class
Danqaz
The Stuarts - Did Charles I deserve to die?

The Stuarts - Did Charles I deserve to die?

This is a lesson I designed in 2011 for an upcoming Ofsted inspection for KS 3 students studying the Stuarts. The lesson resources contain a lesson plan to guide you through the lesson and there are differentiated worksheets to assist pending on the ability of the class. The pupils found this lesson very enjoyable. Enjoy
BattleAxe1066
GCSE History Revision Games

GCSE History Revision Games

This is a variety of revision games for history covering topics included in the GCSE exam. This can be a fun way for students to revise before the exam. All instructions are included.
14bensona
GCSE History - TELL ME ABOUT Games

GCSE History - TELL ME ABOUT Games

This is a bundle of TELL ME ABOUT games. All instructions are included in each resource. There is one for a variety of topics covered at GCSE. This can be a fun way for students to revise.
14bensona
Various Junior Certificate History PowerPoints

Various Junior Certificate History PowerPoints

Four PowerPoints: Antisemitism & The Holocaust The Causes of the French Revolution The Industrial & Social Revolution The Plantations in Ireland Handy for students to have as notes for reference and revision. Can also be used for introducing and working through topics.
badbuzz88
The Plantations in Ireland - Junior Certificate History

The Plantations in Ireland - Junior Certificate History

This is a comprehensive PowerPoint presentation that covers the entire unit from the Laois-Offaly Plantation all the way to Cromwell in Ireland. All notes can be copied into students’ notebooks for later reference Notes are designed to specifically fit in with the Discovering History textbook (Patsy McCaughey) but can be used to guide the study of a unit using any text relevant to this area of the curriculum. Also included is a short Plantations themed crossword with key terms (answers attached for teacher reference).
badbuzz88
TELL ME ABOUT - Elizabethan England

TELL ME ABOUT - Elizabethan England

Please use this mat as a revision game to play in groups in the classroom. This should be printed on A3 paper and laminated so that it can be re-used. This means that students can write their initials on their square instead of using counters. The way the game is played can be manipulated. However, the main instructions are as follows (also included on sheet): This is to be played in groups. Each student has a counter. They roll a dice and move that number of places. They then have to tell or explain to the others in their group about that topic. If they manage 15 seconds, they get 1 points. If they manage 25 seconds, they get 2 points. If they get 35 or more seconds, they get 3 points. Please use a great revision resource for group work. Please also leave any feedback for future revision resources and how to improve them.
14bensona
Absolute Monarchs: Escape Room - Social Studies

Absolute Monarchs: Escape Room - Social Studies

This breakout escape room is a fun way for students to test their knowledge with the many notable absolute monarchs throughout history. Contents: ♦ Teacher Instructions with Usage Guide and FAQ ♦ 20 Multiple Choice Questions ♦ 5 Decoders for each of the 5 Levels ♦ Student Recording Sheet and Teacher Answer Key ♦ Link to an optional, but recommended, digital breakout room
ScienceSpot
HISTORY MYSTERY: Why did the Great Fire of London Spread so far and so fast?

HISTORY MYSTERY: Why did the Great Fire of London Spread so far and so fast?

This lesson asks the big question ‘why did the Great Fire of London Spread so far and so fast in 1666?’. Your students have to evaluate the evidence available to decide what they think was the biggest contributing factor. Students have to infer and reach a reasoned judgement based on the evidence at hand. This includes primary sources and secondary reports. The class works in pairs or groups to decide why the Great Fire of London was able to spread so far in such a short space of time. They assess the evidence to decide whether the main reason was: -Human mistakes, -Weather conditions -Housing -Firefighting equipment. The evidence is not given to them all at once, instead the teacher drip feeds it throughout the lesson. This is in a bid to challenge preconceived ideas and see if pupils will change their minds when faced with new data or sources. The lesson also works well as a station activity with the children moving around the room to gather information. The last task is to write an extended piece (like a DBQ) explaining what the different factors were and what they believe was the biggest contributing factor to the fire spreading in this way. The lesson fits with the common core requirement for students to analyse, evaluate and consider causation. It is designed for the UK National Curriculum and I have kept in the level descriptors as these may help you with grading your students as they are skill descriptors: ie: identify, then describe then explain then evaluate at the top end of ability. But if not they can be easily deleted from the slides. The zip file contains: fully animated powerpoint Clues from the scene worksheet Answer worksheet 9 minute clip from Charles II: Power and the Passion Full lesson plan description My classes have had great fun with this lesson. It can stand alone or be used a a project, for example on Stuart housing. I hope you find this useful and enjoyable. If you do, please check out my other enquiry lessons like this on various topics and I even have a growing bundle of them in my store. TERMS OF USE: This download (free or purchased) is for your own personal use in your classroom or your home. Please do not share my resources with others unless given explicit consent by me. Please direct them to my store instead. You may not share this download. You may not alter any item in this download, resell and claim as your own work. Similarly, you may not sell or share these resources with anyone and you may not use the contents of this download to create anything for commercial purposes or other commercial products. If you are an education board or school and would like to use my resources district wide, please contact me about licensing. © A. Hughes (MsHughesTeaches), 2014 All right
PerfidiaBlackheart
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
Source Investigation - Charles I's Personality

Source Investigation - Charles I's Personality

This resource investigation is designed to help students develop their historical skills by getting them assess how far Charles I’s personality and leadership skills helped to cause the English Civil War. It can be used with a range of abilities and can easily be edited to customized to suit the needs of your own students. I have included a higher and lower ability version of the same worksheet to aid differentiation as well as a PowerPoint presentation to help facilitate the lesson. When you purchase this resource, you will receive a a higher and lower ability version of a two page worksheet. The higher worksheet includes nine carefully primary and secondary sources which span two pages of the worksheet and with four tasks and activities. Whilst the lower version includes seven primary and secondary sources, but includes three additional questions to provide additional support. The PowerPoint presentation included aims, objectives, differentiated outcomes, starters, plenaries, relevant video clips, historical sources, information to accompany the tasks and activities. This lesson has been designed to help prepare students and set the scene for the short term causes of the English Civil War 1642 - 1660. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: Causes of the English Civil War? •Know: Who was King Charles i? •Understand: What can we learn about him from the historical evidence? •Evaluate: Why was Charles I unpopular with his people? •Skills: Source Analysis WILF – What Am I Looking For? •Identify & describe: The personality and character of Charles I •Explain: What can we learn about Charles I from the historical evidence? •Analyse: Why was Charles I unpopular with his people? 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
Charles I's Personality Source Analysis

Charles I's Personality Source Analysis

If you are looking for something to help your students develop their source analysis skills by studying a range of primary and secondary sources then check out this lesson which aims to get them to study Charles I’s personality and leadership skills. It can be used with a range of abilities and can easily be edited to customised to suit the needs of your own students. I have included a higher and lower ability version of the same worksheet to aid differentiation as well as a PowerPoint presentation to help facilitate the lesson. When you purchase this resource, you will receive a a higher and lower ability version of a two page worksheet. The higher worksheet includes nine carefully primary and secondary sources which span two pages of the worksheet and with four tasks and activities. Whilst the lower version includes seven primary and secondary sources, but includes three additional questions to provide additional support. The PowerPoint presentation included aims, objectives, differentiated outcomes, starters, plenaries, relevant video clips, historical sources, information to accompany the tasks and activities. This lesson has been designed to help prepare students and set the scene for the short term causes of the English Civil War 1642 - 1660. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: Causes of the English Civil War? •Know: Who was King Charles i? •Understand: What can we learn about him from the historical evidence? •Evaluate: Why was Charles I unpopular with his people? •Skills: Source Analysis WILF – What Am I Looking For? •Identify & describe: The personality and character of Charles I •Explain: What can we learn about Charles I from the historical evidence? •Analyse: Why was Charles I unpopular with his people? 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
Mughal empire mid term assessment

Mughal empire mid term assessment

Mid term assesment in the Mughal emperor series of lessons. Students had to make their own board game. They had great fun and remembered the lesson - even when they went in to year 12.
fm1981
Mini lesson/homework project on Mughals

Mini lesson/homework project on Mughals

Mini assessment lessons - one on Jahangir- the fourth Mughal Emperor, as part of the Mughal emperor series (See other lessons that I have shared), except that there’s not much in the PPT itself. Students were expected to research themselves in computer room or at home. I can’t remember 100% i’m afraid. Just find some information on Jahangir online, make into information sheet and then give it to students to do this mini project.
fm1981
L5 - Mughal emperors. Shah Jahan

L5 - Mughal emperors. Shah Jahan

Lesson 5 on the Mughal emperor series. This lesson focuses on the fifth emperor of the Mughal Empire - Shah Jahan. Unfortunately, I can not find the lesson on the fourth emperor - Jahangir. However, this powerpoint has a re-cap of Jahangir with important events of his life.
fm1981
Tudor & Stuart Monarchs Quiz - History/Tutor Activity - Wolsey Academy

Tudor & Stuart Monarchs Quiz - History/Tutor Activity - Wolsey Academy

Get your day off to a great start with a settled tutor session or a fun class reward activity. Also included is a bonus literacy question and an extension task that sees the pupils’ write a paragraph on the topic! Ideal for quick History lesson recaps as well. 11 Monarchs - starting with Henry VII and working our wayforwards to William III. Hope it helps. Part of a range of tutor activities found at www.wolseyacademy.com Have you tried one of Wolsey Academy’s Learning Worlds yet? Our Learning Worlds make for engaging homework and class tasks. Pupils take on the role of a protagonist and relive key historical or fictional events. From 1066 to the modern day. From Shakespeare to Orwell. We’re making Learning Worlds to cover them all - and plenty more besides. Told in a format pupils love they complete the tasks at home and come to class equipped with a completed taskbook – ready to delve deeper into the analysis and debate. Contact us at: www.wolseyacademy.com thomas@wolseyacademy.com @wolseyacademy
WolseyAcademy
History Club - All in 1 - 20 sessions.

History Club - All in 1 - 20 sessions.

Perfect for History Club sessions – or active and creative lessons - at primary or secondary level. Includes information and video about the topics and a fun practical activity (which can often take more than one session to complete). All sessions include a weekly advertising poster for display boards, websites and screens around the school. Also included is a loyalty card for students to claim rewards after attending enough lessons. Designed by Wolsey Academy and tried and tested with secondary students in the UK. Topics are as follows: Ancient Egypt – Drama Production Battle of Trafalgar 1805 – Arts and Craft. Guy Fawkes, 1605 – Gunpowder Hunt. Charles Lindbergh, 1927 – Design & Fly a Plane. Pirates – Make a Movie. Thanksgiving – Fancy Dress and Card Design Benjamin Franklin – Make and fly a Kite. Tudor Christmas – Card Making. Battle of Atlantic – Code Breaking Game Medieval Coat of Arms – Research and Heraldry Making. Brunel – Bridge Building Darwin –Voyage of the Beagle, Art Competition. D-Day – Landing Craft Construction and Testing World Cup History – Kit Designs Battle of Quebec – Crane Construction Angkor Wat – Sunrise Drawings Historical Fashion – Clothing Designs Henry Ford – Assembly Line Competition Roman Army – Shield Design and Battle Tactics Role Play Local History: Ipswich Town Football Club – Badge Design. See them all at www.wolseyacademy.com
WolseyAcademy
Gunpowder Plot 1605 - Wolsey Academy - History Club 3

Gunpowder Plot 1605 - Wolsey Academy - History Club 3

Perfect for History Club sessions – or active and creative lessons - at primary or secondary level. Includes information and video about the topics and a fun practical activity (which can often take more than one session to complete). All sessions include a weekly advertising poster for display boards, websites and screens around the school. Also included is a loyalty card for students to claim rewards after attending enough lessons. Designed by Wolsey Academy and tried and tested with secondary students in the UK. Topics are as follows: Ancient Egypt – Drama Production Battle of Trafalgar 1805 – Arts and Craft. Guy Fawkes, 1605 – Gunpowder Hunt. Charles Lindbergh, 1927 – Design & Fly a Plane. Pirates – Make a Movie. Thanksgiving – Fancy Dress and Card Design Benjamin Franklin – Make and fly a Kite. Tudor Christmas – Card Making. Battle of Atlantic – Code Breaking Game Medieval Coat of Arms – Research and Heraldry Making. Brunel – Bridge Building Darwin –Voyage of the Beagle, Art Competition. D-Day – Landing Craft Construction and Testing World Cup History – Kit Designs Battle of Quebec – Crane Construction Angkor Wat – Sunrise Drawings Historical Fashion – Clothing Designs Henry Ford – Assembly Line Competition Roman Army – Shield Design and Battle Tactics Role Play Local History: Ipswich Town Football Club – Badge Design.
WolseyAcademy
What was the Reformation?

What was the Reformation?

An introduction to the Reformation. This lesson is designed for year 7s and builds in important historical skills for use in later study. This is useful as a springboard onto the Reformation in England i.e. the King’s Great Matter.
MrHistories
The execution of Charles I

The execution of Charles I

This lesson is based on the Renaissance, Revolution and Reformation KS3 textbooks. The lesson includes a range of activities including creating a letter and making a written judgement on how justified the execution of Charles I was. The PPT also contains success criteria to help guide the students and differentiation (red=least challenging up to green=most challenging). A worksheet is included containing statements for and against Charles deserving to be executed which can be categorised. Please feel free to ask any questions :)
Dani0704
How far was Elizabeth right to have Mary Queen of Scots executed?

How far was Elizabeth right to have Mary Queen of Scots executed?

This lesson does NOT require the use of any accompanying textbooks. All of the resources needed are included. The lesson encourages the students to investigate how justified the execution of Mary Queen of Scots was and is aimed at developing their source analysis skills. The lesson includes a range of activities including an engaging starter and source analysis. There is differentiation by colour (red=least challenging up to green=most challenging) and modelling to help guide the students. Please feel free to ask any questions :)
Dani0704
Gunpowder Plot

Gunpowder Plot

This lesson is based on the Renaissance, Revolution and Reformation KS3 textbooks and the Historyonics documentary on the Gunpowder Plot (available on YouTube-please check it is still there before purchasing!) The lesson includes a range of activities involving source analysis and using this to form a written judgement as well as making notes in a directed way from the documentary. The PPT also contains success criteria to help guide the students and differentiation (red=least challenging up to green=most challenging). Please feel free to ask any questions :)
Dani0704
Does 'Bloody Mary' deserve her reputation?

Does 'Bloody Mary' deserve her reputation?

This lesson does NOT require the use of any accompanying textbooks. All of the resources needed are included. The lesson encourages the students to investigate both sides of the debate surrounding Mary I and is aimed at developing their source analysis skills. The lesson includes a range of activities including a link to a short video clip (not produced by myself) and working with sources. There is an engaging starter and differentiation (red=least challenging up to green=most challenging). Please feel free to ask any questions :)
Dani0704
Spanish Armada Tarsia Revision Puzzle

Spanish Armada Tarsia Revision Puzzle

This Tarsia puzzle covers the theme of the Spanish Armada. Great for 9-1 GCSE revision, intervention sessions and KS3 history. A Tarsia puzzle requires students to match up sides of triangles to form a hexagonal shape. They are brilliant for revision and get students to think hard. I use these at the starts of ends of lessons and they can take 10-20 minutes depending on your class’s confidence in the material. All materials are provided here including student instructions, student puzzle pieces and teacher answers. All images have been acquired through a search engine filtered to labelled for re-use. Enjoy!
maxblackburn