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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
Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Early Elizabethan England Unit 2

Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Early Elizabethan England Unit 2

Everything needed to teach the second unit of the Edexcel course on Early Elizabethan England. Each lesson includes a powerpoint with a step by step guide and activities, a range of student-led tasks and worksheets and exam style questions, tips and literacy support. No textbook required.
planmylesson
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
AQA A Level History The Pilgrimage of Grace

AQA A Level History The Pilgrimage of Grace

A 3 hour lesson about the Pilgrimage of Grace - causes, consequences, and essay plan. Adapted and added to from a brilliant set of resources by https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/alainechristian You'll need the Oxford AQA History book Religious Conflict and the Church of England by Rebecca Carpenter.
brosser24
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