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The Great Plague 1965 UOW + Activities

The Great Plague 1965 UOW + Activities

Appoximately 5 - 8 hours of lessons (with ALL activities provided on a fully integrated 28-slide PowerPoint presentation). Ideal for Year 2 - Year 4 students UOW attached (PDF and WORD format) so fully editable! Learning intentions covered: -To make links between the past and present -To learn about the plague -To describe images from the past -To imagine and explain the impact of an untreatable disease -To understand how a traditional rhyme is connected to our history -To learn about a Plague Doctor -To understand HOW the plague was passed from one person to another -To examine and perform roles and responsibilities of people during the plague -To review and assess learning -To draw a flea-infested rat
mark harland
The Highwayman 8 Lesson Plans Overview

The Highwayman 8 Lesson Plans Overview

This is a Key Stage 2 resource produced for the Milestone Society - all support resources can be found on the Highwayman website Teach The Highwayman .co. uk where you can access a video of a highwayman talking about travel and units of measurement etc. There’s also much more information on the Milestone Society website and the facebook page Teach The Highwayman.
MrsAnnabell
Cosmos episode 3 video Guide - De Grasse Tyson

Cosmos episode 3 video Guide - De Grasse Tyson

This is a video guide that you can give your students for episode 3 of Neil Degrasse Tyson’s Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. This is a great episode to show students for the Scientific Revolution. Episode 1 is also good to show, if you have the time. This episode is about forty minutes in length. It includes information about Kepler, Newton, and Haley. You can use this in a history class or a science class.
SamHouston
Pirates Bundle

Pirates Bundle

This bundle includes everything you need to teach about the topic of Pirates. Perfect for covering all areas of Pirate life from introducing them and discussing famous pirates to their daily live. Included in this pack: > Presentations for each lesson, with interactive activities and links to videos. > Worksheets for different lessons and accompanying activities. > Lesson idea sheet with a range of lesson ideas based around Pirates. > Templates for creating pirate flags & instructions for making a Pirate cutlass.
HollywoodR95
Early Modern: Vagabonds

Early Modern: Vagabonds

differentiated resource that is self assessment so no need for marking with clear demonstration of pupils progress throughout the activities. The focus is on whether vagabonds were a threat to society.
Billied91
Pirate Weapons

Pirate Weapons

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at some of the main weapons used by pirates including different guns, handheld weapons and explosives. Discusses why they were used and describes the benefits and weaknesses of each weapon. Follow up activity involves children describing which weapon they would use and why. Also includes creating a cutlass by following the instructions and template given. Activity: Children follow the instructions and use the template provided to create their own Pirate cutlass sword.
HollywoodR95
Famous Pirate Ships

Famous Pirate Ships

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at what pirate ships where, how pirates modified their ships as well as focusing on the main parts of a Pirate ship. Also looks at some of the most famous pirate ships including Queen Anne’s Revenge. Also includes a worksheet which involves children labeling the correct parts of a pirate ship. Activity: Children match the correct part’s of the pirate ship and then could design and create their own pirate ship. Could be a project over the course of a few weeks. Activity: Included in the final slide is a link to a game. This involves children creating their own Pirate ship. Could be designed and planned during a lesson then created during a series of ICT lessons.
HollywoodR95
Pirate Language

Pirate Language

Contains a PowerPoint which teaches children the basics of how Pirates are believed to have spoken. Includes the rules for pirate language as well as a dictionary of words that children can use when creating their own conversations. Also includes a pirate writing template for children to write their conversations upon. Activity: In pairs, children write and practice a conversation in Pirate language and then these could be recorded and then presented to the class for them to decode into what they are saying.
HollywoodR95
Pirate Flags

Pirate Flags

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at Pirate flags. it discusses the history behind the flags, why and how Pirates used their flags and then looks at some of the most famous Pirate flag designs. Includes as well is a Pirate flag template which children can used to design their own flag. Activity: Children design their own Pirate flag & explain what it’s design means.
HollywoodR95