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Emancipation Proclamation ESCAPE ROOM: Abraham Lincoln, Civil War

Emancipation Proclamation ESCAPE ROOM: Abraham Lincoln, Civil War

Emancipation Proclamation Escape Room Activity: The Emancipation Proclamation Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Emancipation Proclamation, Abraham Lincoln, slavery and the Civil War. This is the perfect resource to introduce a famous historical executive order in a fun way! The Emancipation Proclamation Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts or an analysis about the Emancipation Proclamation. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. This escape room includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes New Feature: I have included a 6 question formative to complete as proof of understanding. Each “clue” also has one question to answer to ensure comprehension for a total of 10 questions. Many times students rush to solve the puzzles without reading or comprehending what they read. The questions need to be answered correctly before they can win!
lisaf5005
WW1: War in the Air | British Experience of Warfare

WW1: War in the Air | British Experience of Warfare

This four page word document covers everything on the specification for British Experience of Warfare (Edexcel History A Level) for the War in the Air in WW1. This includes: The impact of aerial reconnaissance: photographic, observation and communication. The development of the Royal Flying Corps as a fighting force; the importance of technology in the development of air combat; the importance of air power in achieving victory in 1918. The impact on public opinion, propaganda and defence systems of Zeppelin and Gotha bombing of undefended British towns. This document can also be used in conjunction with any other specification that studies the the War in the Air in depth
onderk
Second Boer War Notes | British Experience of Warfare

Second Boer War Notes | British Experience of Warfare

This four page word document covers everything on the specification for British Experience of Warfare (Edexcel History A Level) for the Second Boer War. This includes: Facing the Boers in southern Africa: the nature of Britisharmy; the significance of the sieges of Mafeking, Kimberley and Ladysmith and the impact of Black Week. The importance of the roles of Field Marshalls Roberts and Kitchener, and General Sir Redvers Buller in achieving victory. Changing attitudes of the public in Britain to the conflict, including the impact of the reportage of Winston Churchill and the work of Emily Hobhouse. This document can also be used in conjunction with any other specification that studies the Second Boer War in depth
onderk
Crimean War | British Experience of Warfare

Crimean War | British Experience of Warfare

This five page word document covers everything on the specification for British Experience of Warfare (Edexcel History A Level) This includes: Facing the Russian threat in the Crimea: the impact of the battles of Alma and Balaclava and the siege of Sebastopol; the role of Lord Raglan. The problems of medical care; the work of Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole in the Crimea. Changing attitudes of the public in Britain to the conduct of the war, including the impact of the photography of Roger Fenton and the reportage of William Russell. This document can also be used in conjunction with any other specification that studies the Crimean War in depth
onderk
Gettysburg Address ESCAPE ROOM: Translation - Abe Lincoln

Gettysburg Address ESCAPE ROOM: Translation - Abe Lincoln

Gettysburg Address Escape Room Activity: The Gettysburg Address Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. This is the perfect resource to introduce a famous historical speech in a fun way! The activity includes modern, easy to understand translations of Lincoln’s speech. The Gettysburg Address Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students will complete a short formative that corresponds to the readings. This will ensure they are reading the content, not just solving the puzzles. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts or an analysis about the Gettysburg Address. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. Once your students try one of my escape rooms, they will beg for more! In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. This escape room includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes New Feature: I have included a 6 question formative to complete as proof of understanding. Many times students rush to solve the puzzles without reading or comprehending what they read. The questions need to be answered correctly before they can win!
lisaf5005
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
American History Escape Room: Social Studies Bundle

American History Escape Room: Social Studies Bundle

This bundle includes all of the escape rooms listed below. Important: All these products sell for $180; as a bundle they are 50% off, for $89! Each escape room has the following 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 Important Note: Each topic utilizes the same types of puzzles Included Topics: ♦ 13 Colonies ♦ American Heroes ♦ American Revolution ♦ American Symbols ♦ Bill of Rights ♦ Black History Month ♦ Boston Tea Party ♦ Branches of Government ♦ Christopher Columbus ♦ Civil Rights ♦ Civil War ♦ Cold War ♦ Declaration of Independence ♦ Dust Bowl ♦ First Thanksgiving ♦ French and Indian War ♦ Gilded Age ♦ Great Depression ♦ Industrial Revolution ♦ Jamestown ♦ Lewis and Clark ♦ Lost Colony of Roanoke ♦ Louisiana Purchase ♦ Martin Luther King ♦ Mexican American War ♦ Oregon Trail ♦ Plymouth Colony ♦ Progressive Era ♦ Reconstruction Era ♦ Spanish American War ♦ Texas Revolution ♦ War of 1812 ♦ Westward Expansion ♦ World War I ♦ World War II
ScienceSpot
Card Sort Source Analysis - Was Robespierre a hero or villain?

Card Sort Source Analysis - Was Robespierre a hero or villain?

This innovative and creative activity has been carefully designed to help students assess the role played by the revolutionary leader Robespierre during the period known as the Reign of Terror in the French Revolution. This activity involves giving students ten primary sources and four secondary sources written by historians and sorting them under the headings of hero or villain. Once this has been complete, students can then have a go at answering the question: How far was Robespierre a hero who saved the revolution or a villain who betrayed his own values to take control of France?’ I would recommend that this resource should be used with either a core or advanced group as there is a lot of reading, which would be too much for a foundation group with low literacy skills. If you are looking for something a little easier, I have made a another simpler card sort which just looks at the facts. This can be bought separately. This resource makes a great starter or plenary to completed in pairs or groups. It can be cut up the students or placed into envelopes for use with several classes or even set as a piece of homework. Alternatively, your students could draw a table with the two headings ‘hero’ or ‘villain’ and list the sources under them. The aims and objectives are: Theme: The reign of Terror Know: What sort of man was Robespierre? Understand: Why are historical events interpreted in different ways? Evaluate: Was Robespierre a hero who saved the revolution or a villain who betrayed his own values to take control of France? WILF - What Am I Looking For? Identify and describe: Which sources support / disagree with Robespierre being a ‘hero’ or ‘villian’? Explain: Why were Robespierre’s actions controversial? Analyse: Was Robespierre a hero who saved the revolution or a villain who betrayed his own values to take control of France? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop, where many have been bundled together to provide you with further savings. 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
Civil War Reconstruction Era Escape Room - Social Studies

Civil War Reconstruction Era Escape Room - Social Studies

This breakout escape room is a fun way for students to test their knowledge about the Reconstruction Era after the Civil War. 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
Civil War: Escape Room - Social Studies

Civil War: Escape Room - Social Studies

This breakout escape room is a fun way for students to test their knowledge with the major historical figures and events during the Civil War. 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
80 Page Photocopiable Resource Pack on the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and the US Civil War.

80 Page Photocopiable Resource Pack on the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and the US Civil War.

The Slave Trade and the American Civil War is an 85 page, two part, resource pack specifically designed for CfE or National 4 or Key Stage 4/5. Lesson Intentions for every lesson. Literacy and Numeracy tasks throughout. Value Added Tasks with Help sheets. Group-work tasks to encourage confident Individuals. We guarantee you will not be disappointed. PPT’s included HIGH QUALITY POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS INCLUDED Topics include The Beginning of the Slave Trade The Middle Passage Britain & Slavery The Plantations The Abolitionists The North South Divide The Election of Lincoln The War begins Events of the Civil War Bull Run Soldiers of War
tommy739
9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities! World Wars, Civil War

9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities! World Wars, Civil War

Looking for NO PREP, engaging activities to cover a variety of U.S. Wars? Want a way to make World War II or the Civil War a blast for the class? This resource includes 9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms: Causes of the Revolutionary War Escape Room Civil War Escape Room Pearl Harbor Escape Room Vietnam Escape Room World War I Escape Room World War II Escape Room War of 1812 Escape Room Battle of Bunker Hill Escape Room French and Indian War Escape Room This 9 pack bundle of U.S. Wars Escape Rooms will take students on 9 separate secret missions around the classroom! Each escape room has students decode interesting facts about U.S. involvement in different wars like Wolrd War I or Pearl Harbor! This is the perfect resource to introduce the topic or to review the topics. Each Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given 9 different secret code names and sent on 9 separate secret missions. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal facts related to the topic. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! Each room is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on 9 separate “secret missions” and given a different back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about various U.S Wars. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes per room Check out the individual previews and products for more specific information!
lisaf5005
War of 1812

War of 1812

***USE THE PAUSE BUTTON!!!***A Powerpoint presentation with 64 slides and animations on most, Q/A. There is NO AUDIO, NO Music, just a great learning opportunity with 64 slides Intended for teachers in the classrooom, Parents of home-schoolers, and anyone obsessed with history and/or military history. the presentation forwards slides at a 2-5 second rate but the teacher should use the PAUSE BUTTON to hold a slide for discussion or for lecture, or amplification. There are more pictures/animations than sentences. It should be an entertaining presentation without pages of reading.
hoosier11
Indian Wars bundle (American West (Edexcel history 9-1))

Indian Wars bundle (American West (Edexcel history 9-1))

This bundle includes lessons that cover the Indian wars as well as reservations. The lessons include focus on cause, conduct and consequence in preparation of Paper Two (Edexcel 2016 specification). There is a focus on developing the skills required to answer the narrative account, importance and consequence questions.
ellie_ryl
Making of America Revision- African Americans

Making of America Revision- African Americans

Revision lesson and resources with overview timeline for changing position of African Americans and detailed revision plan for exam essay style question- OCR question, but easily adapted for any essay style question.
chanton15
Which is the most significant cause for the beginning of the English Civil War?

Which is the most significant cause for the beginning of the English Civil War?

Learning Objective: To make a judgement of which is the most significant cause of the English Civil War. Outcomes: LO1: Make predictions about the causes of the English Civil War. LO2: Deduce from sources evidence which shows three causes of the English Civil War. LO3: Create an argument support by evidence of which is the most significant cause of the English Civil War. LO4: Conclude which is the most significant cause of the English Civil War. .
W17
Florence Nightingale Song

Florence Nightingale Song

A song for KS1 learning about Florence Nightingale. Great to launch learning, complement work or as part of a class assembly. This song and many others are also available on my Youtube channel; suebleazard singkids
suebleazard
History Revision Mats

History Revision Mats

Please use these mats 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): Roll Two Die to Create a Co-ordinate. Place your coloured counter on the square that the roll corresponds to. If answer is correct, receive points as follows: Points: Red squares are worth 1, Yellow squares score 2 points, and Green squares score 5 points Grades: Red squares are 4/5 Grade, Yellow squares and 6/7 Grade and Green Squares and 8/9 Grade answers Please use a great revision resource for group work. Please also leave any feedback for future revision mats and how to improve them.
14bensona
History Revision Mat: American West

History Revision Mat: American West

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): Roll Two Die to Create a Co-ordinate. Place your coloured counter on the square that the roll corresponds to. If answer is correct, receive points as follows: Points: Red squares are worth 1, Yellow squares score 2 points, and Green squares score 5 points Grades: Red squares are 4/5 Grade, Yellow squares and 6/7 Grade and Green Squares and 8/9 Grade answers Please use a great revision resource for group work. Please also leave any feedback for future revision mats and how to improve them.
14bensona
The Battle of Gettysburg Activity Pack

The Battle of Gettysburg Activity Pack

The Battle of Gettysburg Activity Pack What do you know about the US Civil War Templates The Battle of Gettysburg Handout Weapons of US Civil War PP Game - 25 Questions - Can be played in several ways. Remove the words and use as whole class Pupils pair up - 1 person turns their back to the board/screen. Their partner describe the word without saying the word. The US Civil War Cloze Activity Robert E Lee Handout The Battle of Gettysburg Crossword Solve the message puzzle from Joshua Chamberlain Solve the message puzzle from Robert E Lee The Battle of Gettysburg Word Search Pickett’s Charge Word Search
sfy773
American History Escape Bundle - digital escaps games

American History Escape Bundle - digital escaps games

This is a set of 9 different US History breakout games. No prep required - just have student access to internet and and at least one student in each group needs a Gmail/Google account! Each game is good for either an introduction to the topic, or as a review for the topic. The games are challenging, but a lot of fun for students.
frackiewicz123
The Reconstruction Amendments -  Civil War

The Reconstruction Amendments - Civil War

This lesson is intended for 6th - 8th grades, but could be modified for high school. Courses for which you may find this useful are US History, Social Studies, Civics, and Government. This document provides a practical step by step series of question prompts and action tasks, getting students to think about and understand whether the Reconstruction Amendments accomplished their goals. This lesson includes a written assessment (analysis/evaluation) relating to the 14th Amendment and whether our good intentions matched the outcomes in that particular case. The intended duration of this lesson is 30 - 45 minutes, but could be extended based on quality and quantity of student discussion. Anywhere there is a star, the student is expected to do something. Learning objectives/targets include… CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.6-8.10 By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
robinleecrocker
Civil War DBQ Essay

Civil War DBQ Essay

Civil War Document-Based Essay Question Documents, Graphic Organizer, Outline, Essay Question, Rubric FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Aim: Causes of the Civil War Included in this resource: • Title page • Historical Context and Task Question page • 6 documents ranging on the causes of the Civil War: Slavery, Sectionalism, States’ Rights, Secession • Causes of the Civil War graphic organizer • Causes of the Civil War DBQ Essay Outline for student use • DBQ Essay Rubric • Suggested Answer Key for Teachers Students will read, research, analyze, and critically think to answer scaffolding questions based on the documents and their knowledge of the Civil War. They will complete the graphic organizer and outline using their notes and knowledge. They will then write their essay answering the task question using all of the information gathered. ★ NOTE: I use this DBQ with my students in grades 7 and 8. I usually split the work into three (3) lesson periods - Day 1 working on the documents, Day 2 working on the outline and graphic organizer, and Day 3 writing the essay. Your use is based on YOUR discretion. Adheres to Social Studies Common Core Standards - research, application, literacy, vocabulary, argument Differentiation: cooperative (may work with a partner(s) according to teacher’s discretion for scaffolding questions and graphic organizer) ★ You can find all of my Civil War lessons and activities HERE! ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Civil War DBQ Essay ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Cover page digital paper by Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
asocialstudieslife
Civil War Test

Civil War Test

Civil War Unit Test/Exam Unit Test/Exam A Social Studies Life’s Civil War Unit Version #3 (47 Questions) FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Key Terms • Legislation recognition • Multiple Choice • Graphic Organizer • Document Analysis • Suggested Answer Key for Teachers ★ NOTE: This is version #3 of Civil War formal assessments included in A Social Studies Life’s unit plan (the difference in the versions being the questions asked). You can find alternate versions as well all ASSL’s Civil War Unit lessons and activities HERE! ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Civil War Assessment Version #3 ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Cover page digital paper by Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
asocialstudieslife
Civil War Test

Civil War Test

Civil War Unit Test/Exam Unit Test/Exam A Social Studies Life’s Civil War Unit Version #2 (37 Questions) FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Key Terms • Legislation recognition • Multiple Choice • Graphic Organizer • Document Analysis • Suggested Answer Key for Teachers ★ NOTE: This is version #2 of Civil War formal assessments included in A Social Studies Life’s unit plan (the difference in the versions being the questions asked). You can find alternate versions as well all ASSL’s Civil War Unit lessons and activities HERE! ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Civil War Assessment Version #2 ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Cover page digital paper by Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
asocialstudieslife
Civil War Test

Civil War Test

Civil War Unit Test/Exam Unit Test/Exam A Social Studies Life’s Civil War Unit Version #1 (44 Questions) FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM Included in this resource: • Title page • Key Terms • Legislation recognition • Multiple Choice • Document Analysis • Suggested Answer Key for Teachers ★ NOTE: This is version #1 of Civil War formal assessments included in A Social Studies Life’s unit plan (the difference in the versions being the questions asked). You can find alternate versions as well all ASSL’s Civil War Unit lessons and activities HERE! ★★ Looking for the pen and paper, hard-copy version of this resource? Find it here! Civil War Assessment Version #1 ASSL •• Digital, 1:1, interactive Social Studies learning! Cover page digital paper by Ashley Hughes KG Fonts © 2012 A Social Studies Life For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
asocialstudieslife