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Stories to link English and History

Stories to link English and History

A list of stories that link History and English together. This certainly isn't a comprehensive list but gives a good start to finding stories that link to historical topics. Topics include: Ancient Rome, Greece and Egypt, with Prehistoric stories included Vikings and the Middle Ages 16th and 17th Century 18th and 19th Century 1900-1939 World War Two and Post-War Britain U.S.A History

By krisgreg30

Stories for the 18th and 19th Century

Stories for the 18th and 19th Century

A list of stories that link History and English together. This certainly isn't a comprehensive list but gives a good start to finding stories that link to historical topics for the 18th and 19th Century.

By krisgreg30

Stories for the 16th and 17th Century

Stories for the 16th and 17th Century

A list of stories that link History and English together. This certainly isn't a comprehensive list but gives a good start to finding stories that link to historical topics for the 16th and 17th Century.

By krisgreg30

AQA 8145 Elizabeth I-The Spanish Armada

AQA 8145 Elizabeth I-The Spanish Armada

Learning Objectives: To investigate why the conflict with Spain was significant in Elizabethan England and how it threatened Elizabeth’s leadership. Spanish Armada mystery clues and detailed information.

By LBonnesen

AQA 8145 Elizabeth I- Mary Queen of Scots

AQA 8145 Elizabeth I- Mary Queen of Scots

Learning Objectives: To investigate the background of Mary Queen of Scots and why she was a threat to Elizabeth. To investigate the plots Mary was connected to and assess her role in these plots. The lesson contains a table and detailed information on each plot.

By LBonnesen

AQA 8145-Elizabeth's threat from the Puritans and the 'Middle Way'

AQA 8145-Elizabeth's threat from the Puritans and the 'Middle Way'

Learning Objectives: To investigate what threats Elizabeth faced from the Puritans and how she dealt with them. To come to a judgement. This lesson focuses on the threat faced by the Puritans and then overall judgement on how Elizabeth dealt with the religious threats. Comes with a detailed information sheet.

By LBonnesen

AQA 8145 Elizabeth-Catholic threats

AQA 8145 Elizabeth-Catholic threats

Learning Objectives: To understand which threats Elizabeth was facing from Catholics. Examines threats from the Jesuits and contains a table task to complete. Contains a worksheet with detailed information.

By LBonnesen

Famous Battles 3 x  Wordsearch History Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Famous Battles 3 x Wordsearch History Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

3 x Wordsearch on the theme of 'Famous Battles'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean

Famous Battles 2 Wordsearch History Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Famous Battles 2 Wordsearch History Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Famous Battles 2'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean

Famous Battles 1 Wordsearch History Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Famous Battles 1 Wordsearch History Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Famous Battles 1'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean