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History Quiz  Christmas theme 2017

History Quiz Christmas theme 2017

History Quiz covering topics including: Norman Conquest, Christendom, Magna Carta, Black Death, Interregnum, Industrial Revolution. Ideal for end of term activity. Loosely linked to Christmas. The Quiz will run itself so the teacher can join in the festivities. This fact based activity can also act as a revision lesson for these topics.
TommyC82
The Oregon Trail-Webquest

The Oregon Trail-Webquest

The Oregon Trail was a major route that people took when migrating to the western part of the United States. Between 1841 and 1869, hundreds of thousands of people traveled westward on the trail. During the search, your students use a variety of strategies and skills that will prepare them to do research using the internet. This is a great way to increase your students' ability to use technology as part of their whole learning experience. There is a map activity and several writing prompts included. An answer key is provided.
mccormick33
The causes of the Great Fire of London

The causes of the Great Fire of London

This is a fun and challenging lesson, designed to question and evaluate the causes and consequences of the Great Fire of London in the summer of 1666. The hook is Samuel Pepys; why did he bury his cheese and why did he bury it alongside items that were surely more valuable? The lesson comes complete with differentiated resources as students have to plot the causes and consequences of the fire on a visual display. Extensive notes have been put on each slide denoting how to deliver the activities and answers to some of the questions posed. This lesson is active, exciting and engaging and would also suit a non specialist.
Pilgrim17
Lay the Powder & Light the Fuse - Song Pack for Gunpowder, Treason & Plot, Guy Fawkes Topic

Lay the Powder & Light the Fuse - Song Pack for Gunpowder, Treason & Plot, Guy Fawkes Topic

Ideal for your KS1/2 Guy Fawkes "Gunpowder, Treason & Plot" Topic this original song tells the story of the plot, who was involved (key players) and how it went down. It is sung in the folk style/tradition. It has a catchy, repetitive chorus, but is better suited to Y2 singers up as the verses are longer and quite detailed. For listening alongside the topic it is suitable for all ages. The song teaching video features songwriter Al Starting singing and signing the makaton for the song with lyric subtitles. You can play this on your smart board (IWB) screen or any device. Audio track (mp3) and Lyrics/chord sheet is also included. Guitarists - This song is easy to play on acoustic guitar!
GoKid
September 1666 Song Pack for Great Fire of London Topic

September 1666 Song Pack for Great Fire of London Topic

This song pack is perfect for teaching the Great Fire of London topic with children in KS1 and early KS2. September 1666 is gentle song with a rousing chorus. The signs and actions both enhance learning of the song and extend vocabulary and understanding. A great alternative to London's Burning! You will receive two song teaching videos. One showing two singing parts, a simple ukulele part with chord patterns on screen and a simple xylophone part. The other is a simpler video showing Al Start playing the guitar and singing with the words and Makaton signs and actions on screen. This pack also includes lyric sheets with chords, the song mp3 and backing track mp3. The teaching notes included explain how your class can sing, sign and play along. No music experience necessary! Having taught music in Primary schools for over 11 years, I find the key to good engagement and enjoyment of singing is the material itself. These songs are specifically written for children to sing and are ideal for performance. They are tried and tested in primary schools around the UK and quite frankly, go down a storm!- Al Start (Go Kid Music)
GoKid
England on the verge of Reformation

England on the verge of Reformation

A collection of lessons and resources covering the state of the English Church on the eve of the Reformation in England, and the efforts of Henry VIII to annul his marriage to Catherine of Aragon.
LittlePlatoons
Edexcel GCSE History - Crime and Punishment in Britain, c1000-Present (Complete Unit)

Edexcel GCSE History - Crime and Punishment in Britain, c1000-Present (Complete Unit)

Edexcel GCSE History, Crime and Punishment in Britain, c1000 to Present. Complete unit of lessons for each of four time periods. Topic 1: Crime and punishment in Medieval England, 1000-1500 Topic 2: Crime and punishment in early modern England, 1500-1700 Topic 3: Crime and punishment in eighteenth and nineteenth century Britain, 1700-1900 Topic 4: Crime and Punishment in modern Britain, 1900-Present
MrTHistory
Washington's Farewell Adress

Washington's Farewell Adress

In this activity students will analyze George Washington's Farewell Address and answer questions based on the reading. This also includes a reading detailing some of the precedents set by President Washington.
heathersonlineclassroom
The Peasants' Revolt

The Peasants' Revolt

An hour long, fully resourced lesson with powerpoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, clip link and accompanying task focusing on the imortance of religion in medieval lives. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school.
History_Geek