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Opium Wars' Impact - 20 page lesson pack

Opium Wars' Impact - 20 page lesson pack

This is one of my most detailed lessons and one which students love. After a quick starter activity about the significance of the poppy in British-Chinese relations the class read detailed background notes before being issued one of 23 character cards. These range from tea-magnate Thomas Twining to Confucius! In role the students then extract evidence which their character might use to explain how China became to be ruled by foreigners after the Opium Wars. I always follow this up with either a piece of extended writing or even better a debate. Please watch the short video clip attached to see this lesson in action. The lesson includes a separate plenary Power Point also. I hope your students will gain as much from this lesson as I know mine always do. Enjoy!
danguiney
American Independence Day Fourth of July  (July 4th) BUNDLE!

American Independence Day Fourth of July (July 4th) BUNDLE!

American Independence Day BUNDLE! QUIZ + ACTIVITY PACK These resources will engage, educate and motivate your students they are fantastic for quick and easy planning! American Independence Day Fourth of July QUIZ Over 10 rounds and 60+ Questions. This resource contains 1xPowerPoint 1x Student Answer Sheet double sided out of /60+ Marks (PDF and PPT Version) and all the answers!! Contain 10 Rounds: Causes of the American Revolution, True or False, Link the Important Dates, Observation, De-Scrabble, Design Challenge and more… ** American Independence Day** 14 PAGE pack of classroom-ready activities will enthuse and engage students. Suitable for KS3 and KS4 students to explore the American Independence Day through a variety of activities. This Booklet Contains: o Topical debates of issues surrounding American Independence Day o Various thought provoking challenges o Campaign Activities o 14 pages of ready-to-use student worksheets designed to be written on o A wide range of activities, to suit all types of learners. o Minimal preparation required – Just print and go! o Discussion activities included in with every case study, challenging your most able students Can be used for a whole lesson or two on American Independence Day. They can also be used to encourage a flipped learning environment.
thecre8tiveresources
American Independence Day - Fourth of July (4th July) -  Activity Pack

American Independence Day - Fourth of July (4th July) - Activity Pack

American Independence Day 4th July Activity Pack 14 PAGE pack of classroom-ready activities will enthuse and engage students. Suitable for KS3 and KS4 students to explore the American Independence Day through a variety of activities. This booklet has been created by a dedicated team of experts and will allow competition, peer reflection and SMSC. It can be used to teach the topic of American Independence Day, through a range of stimulating exercises, encouraging discussion and liven up lessons through structured engagement between students. This Booklet Contains: o Topical debates of issues surrounding American Independence Day o Various thought provoking challenges o Campaign Activities o 14 pages of ready-to-use student worksheets designed to be written on o A wide range of activities, to suit all types of learners. o Minimal preparation required – Just print and go! o Discussion activities included in with every case study, challenging your most able students Can be used for a whole lesson or two on American Independence Day. They can also be used to encourage a flipped learning environment. This resource will engage, educate and motivate your students – fantastic for quick and easy planning! Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter
thecre8tiveresources
American Independence Day - Fourth of July (July 4th)  QUIZ

American Independence Day - Fourth of July (July 4th) QUIZ

American Independence Day Fourth of July (July 4th) QUIZ Over 10 rounds and 60+ Questions. This resource contains 1xPowerPoint 1x Student Answer Sheet double sided out of /60+ Marks (PDF and PPT Version) and all the answers!! Contain 10 Rounds: Causes of the American Revolution, True or False, Link the Important Dates, Observation, De-Scrabble, Design Challenge and more… This quiz resource is perfect for lesson time, form time, extracurricular clubs, part of a drop-down day or as a fun treat for your class and contains two ‘hidden’ YouTube videos… This will last a full hour by the time you get students into small teams and run through the Quiz and the interactive way the answers appear. A tie-breaker is included which involves drawing an image. This informative, fun and engaging quiz will be a great way to celebrate the end of term. Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter
thecre8tiveresources
The British Empire lesson and teaching resource book

The British Empire lesson and teaching resource book

A 28 page student/ teacher booklet on the British Empire. The booklet contains a range of student-led resources on many aspects of the British empire, for example a never heard the word task, key word quiz, mapping out the British empire between 1750-1901, decision-making tasks about how the British empire impacted the world (with extended response questions which develop examination and writing skills, the British empire in India (with some fun and creative activities, such as creating a stamp, categorising & prioritising tasks and a range of source based tasks. The booklet amounts to around 6 -7 one hour lessons and is ideal for independent homework, cover lessons or can be used to teach a complete unit of work on the British empire.
planmylesson
3 of 8: Freedom from slavery

3 of 8: Freedom from slavery

Chapter 3 of 8: Freedom from slavery Olaudah Equiano, Frederick Douglass KS2: Equiano’s visit to the North East. Timeline of events, stage play, maps and distances (Reading, Writing, Literacy, History, Maths) KS2: Douglass’s friends in the North East. Researching biographies, researching anti-slavery, modern slavery Reading, Writing, Literacy, History KS3: Boycott tactics, biographies of abolitionists, formal letter writing, speechwriting (History, English) This is one section of our larger Freedom City Comics learning framework. To download all resources in one file, please see https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/freedom-city-comics-learning-framework-11919380 This learning framework and resources are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC). You can change this framework and share it with other people as long as you credit our project, but you can’t use it commercially. All artwork remains the copyright of the original artists. Freedom City Comics is our free comics anthology presenting snapshots of the history of civil rights and politics on Tyneside. It was created as part of Freedom City 2017. Contributors for this chapter: • Patrice Aggs, working with researcher Brycchan Carey • Managing editor is Britt Coxon; Editor in chief is Lydia Wysocki. KS2 curriculum links include: Science, Art, Citizenship, History, Politics, Writing, Literacy, Reading, Maths, Geography, Drama, Careers, PSHE. Key Stage 2 learning framework developed by Mike Thompson and Lydia Wysocki. KS3 curriculum links include: Media, Art, English, Modern Foreign Languages, History, Drama, PSHE, RE/Ethics, Geography, Maths. Key Stage 3 learning framework developed by Gary Bainbridge and Lydia Wysocki.
lyd_w
American Revolution - Colonial America

American Revolution - Colonial America

This is a PPT of Colonial America, before Indepdence. It explores who lived in America before the Europeans, and why people moved to American. Who lived there before Europeans? Christopher Columbus and other explorers. The first settlers The 13 Colonies Why move to America? It is suitable for 2nd year classes doing their Junior Cert. It can be used in a mixed ability class and I recommend for it to be used along with the textbook for questions and answers. It can be used for a single class or a double if using additional questions and writing activities. If you liked this resource, please review and have a look at my other resources!
katiemurphy111
Complete Set of Resources for 1798 Rebellion

Complete Set of Resources for 1798 Rebellion

This is a set of PPTs that will cover the whole 1798 Rebellion section over 4-8 class periods. Causes of the Rebellion Major Figures Major Events Results of the Rebellion It is suitable for mixed ability Junior Cert classes. I recommend that these PPTs are used in conjunction with questions from the class textbook to reinforce learning.
katiemurphy111
Results of the 1798 Rebellion

Results of the 1798 Rebellion

This is a PPT of the causes of the 1798 Rebellion. It details the results of the Rebellion: Why they United Irishmen didn’t win. The Act of Union 1801. The 1803 Rebellion. Decline in the Protestant Ascendency. Increase in Sectarianism It is suitable for 2nd year classes doing their Junior Cert. It can be used in a mixed ability class. If you like this resource, please remember to leave a review and check out this complete set for all the 1798 resources for a discount! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/complete-set-of-resources-for-1798-rebellion-11918447
katiemurphy111
Major Figures of the 1798 Rebellion

Major Figures of the 1798 Rebellion

This is a PPT of the causes of the 1798 Rebellion. It details the causes of the Rebellion: The United Irishmen. Wolfe Tone. Napper Tandy. Lord Fitzgerald. It is suitable for 2nd year classes doing their Junior Cert. It can be used in a mixed ability class. If you like this resource, please remember to leave a review and check out this complete set for all the 1798 resources for a discount! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/complete-set-of-resources-for-1798-rebellion-11918447
katiemurphy111
Major Events of the 1798 Rebellion

Major Events of the 1798 Rebellion

This is a PPT of the causes of the 1798 Rebellion. It details the major events of the Rebellion: Repression of the United Irishmen. The Rebellion in Wexford. The successes of General Humbert. The capture of Wolfe Tone. It is suitable for 2nd year classes doing their Junior Cert. It can be used in a mixed ability class. If you like this resource, please remember to leave a review and check out this complete set for all the 1798 resources for a discount! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/complete-set-of-resources-for-1798-rebellion-11918447
katiemurphy111
Causes of the 1798 Rebellion

Causes of the 1798 Rebellion

This is a PPT of the causes of the 1798 Rebellion. It details the causes of the Rebellion: Religious divisions. Penal Laws. Lack of Representation. Other Revolutions It is suitable for 2nd year classes doing their Junior Cert. It can be used in a mixed ability class. If you like this resource, please remember to leave a review and check out this complete set for all the 1798 resources for a discount! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/complete-set-of-resources-for-1798-rebellion-11918447
katiemurphy111
The British Empire

The British Empire

**This bundle includes 7 lessons charting the growth of trade and goods in the British Empire including a case study of the Slave Trade. ** Each lesson has the possibility of being 2 dependent upon how thoroughly you wish to teach the topics. All lessons include resources hooks / videos / songs (all embedded) Visual stimulating PowerPoints to appeal to all types of learners. Save over 50% on these lessons combined! ** Please visit my shop for more History lessons / bundles: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
morlem
Expository Reading Comprehension- The Importance of Justice and Peace: Gandhi

Expository Reading Comprehension- The Importance of Justice and Peace: Gandhi

Students will read a timeline of Gandhi’s life and legendary career as a peacemaker, then answer comprehension questions which call for inference and use of text evidence. Students will also complete a writing prompt that targets comparing and contrasting. Why it’s useful: This is perfect for readers to integrate reading comprehension skills such as citing text evidence, using inference, use of chronological nonfiction text structure, compare and contrast, and it throws in a writing prompt. **Who it’s for: **Teachers and students who need a meaningful expository text activity that assesses reading comprehension, or that fits into a unit about social justice, equal rights, or history. **What’s included: **A timeline of Gandhi’s life, written in paragraph chunks (chronological nonfiction text structure), comprehension questions and writing prompt, with lines included so the packet can be turned in as a completed assessment. An answer key for the questions is also included.
mculler
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
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 Causes of The French Revolution

The Causes of The French Revolution

Quick and handy notes used to introduce the causes of the French Revolution to a Junior Certificate (Irish curriculum) History group. Could also be adapted for use with KS3 History etc.
badbuzz88
Declaration of Independence: Escape Room - Social Studies

Declaration of Independence: Escape Room - Social Studies

This breakout escape room is a fun way for students to test their knowledge with the Declaration of Independence. 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
Boston Tea Party: Escape Room - Social Studies

Boston Tea Party: Escape Room - Social Studies

This breakout escape room is a fun way for students to test their knowledge with the Boston Tea Party. 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
Bill of Rights: Escape Room - Social Studies

Bill of Rights: Escape Room - Social Studies

This breakout escape room is a fun way for students to test their knowledge with the Bill of Rights within the United States Constitution. 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
American Revolution: Escape Room - Social Studies

American Revolution: Escape Room - Social Studies

This breakout escape room is a fun way for students to test their knowledge of the American Revolution. Full “Letter” sized cards as well as smaller sized cards are provided. 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
GCSE 9-1: The American West 2 Page History

GCSE 9-1: The American West 2 Page History

9-1 GCSE American West 1830-1895 Summary of the basic content for whole of the unit in three sections Migration and Settlement in the West Farming and Cattle Industry Conflict and Tension Lawlessness The Plains Indians Simple and easy to use for students, colour coded per theme Tailored for Edexcel, but can be used for AQA, OCR, WJEC, iGCSE Please see my other lessons and resources Feedback welcome @mrthorntonteach
MrThorntonTeach
Bill of Rights Bundle of Resources and Activities

Bill of Rights Bundle of Resources and Activities

The Bill of Rights bundle is loaded with activities and resources. Here is what is in the Bundle. Bill of Rights writing activities based on different amendments (A total of 6 writing Lessons). These are short stories where the students will argue whether or not a students right was violated based on the Bill of Rights. Two sets of resources on the Bill of Rights. (Lots of Worksheets) Bill of Rights trivia review game. Bill of Right Power Point Project with Rubric. Bill of rights Tableau/Acting skit activity. Some of these resources are sold individually, but this is a much better deal with the bundle.
Jonmayhew1234
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
9 Civics and Government Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities!

9 Civics and Government Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities!

Looking for NO PREP, engaging activities to cover a variety of Civics and Government topics? Want a way to make the Articles of Confederation or the Declaration of Independence a blast for the class? This resource includes 9 Civics and Government Escape Rooms: Citizenship and Naturalization Preamble Escape Room Bill of Rights Escape Room Founding Fathers Escape Room Branches of Government Escape Room Declaration of Independence Escape Room Articles of Confederation Escape Room Supreme Court Civil Rights Movement This 9 pack bundle of Civics and Government related Escape Rooms will take students on 9 separate secret missions around the classroom! Each escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Preamble, the Declaration, Bill of Rights, Founding Fathers, Branches of Government and more!. This is the perfect resource to introduce the civics 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 Civics topics. 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
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
The Scramble for Africa

The Scramble for Africa

Whole lesson, including printable resources on the topic of the British Empire. I’ve uploaded each lesson separately and I have also uploaded a bundle, including SoW, 6 lessons, assessment and instructions for student project task. Please visit shop to view.
elemmacmac
Abolition of Slave Trade (Lesson & Assessment)

Abolition of Slave Trade (Lesson & Assessment)

A KS3 lesson on the abolition of the slave trade. This lesson asks students to consider the construction of historical interpretations, then uses a card sort to ask them to factorise key information regarding the causes of abolition. Students are set an assessment on who was responsible for abolition - a mark scheme is attached. This mark scheme is based on a level system but I have written examples below each level, which can be used with students (in feedback activities) to help them see the difference between different levels of complexity in historical explanation.
md89
The American Revolution Poster

The American Revolution Poster

This poster is a PDF and can be used in a World History or American History class. It was designed as a 18x24 inch poster but could be stretched to fit other sizes as well.
ashdchristie
US Presidents Trumps Game - Learn about the US Presidents with our fun and exciting game!

US Presidents Trumps Game - Learn about the US Presidents with our fun and exciting game!

Learn all about the Presidents of the United States with our fun and relaxing game for students of all ages! The latest in our range of beautifully designed and made trumps games, our US Presidents game enables students to learn about each of the 45 US Presidents (as of April 2018), finding out about their various ages and time as President, historical ranking and public approval ratings, and also how many votes they won when elected. Learning through play, your students will be able to not only learn who were the oldest and youngest presidents, but they will also be able to look for relationships between public popularity and historical ranking, as well as being introduced other aspects of the rich physical history of the USA. This resource is our full color, 50 card .png ZIP FILE version of the US Presidents Trumps Game. This enables you to print out the game cards, rules and teaching suggestions directly (for use straight away) or to save them directly to your computer.
mwmonk
American Government Grab Bag #2

American Government Grab Bag #2

This is the second collection of materials from my store with resources for an American Government course. This grab bag includes resources for many different topics including formation of the U.S. government, naturalization, suffrage, and many more.
ashdchristie
Legislative Branch Bundle

Legislative Branch Bundle

This bundle includes resources to teach and assess students about the Legislative Branch of government in the United States. This bundle includes numerous resources to challenge and reach all of your students.
ashdchristie