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Interpret Sources to Explain how the Anglo Saxons and (Romano) Britons Differed (Y3/4)

Interpret Sources to Explain how the Anglo Saxons and (Romano) Britons Differed (Y3/4)

A lesson for Y3/4 focussing on the skill of historical interpretation. This lesson provides primary and secondary sources (in picture format) that pupils interpret to explain the ways in which the Anglo Saxon invaders of the 6th century AD were different from the Roman-influenced Britons that they found living here. The resources comprise a powerpoint, a sheet with information on the sources (it is suggested you enlarge this to A3), images of the sources to cut and stick (if desired) and the worksheets themselves, differentiated 2 ways.
tejlander
King John - Good or Bad King

King John - Good or Bad King

Lesson analysing and evaluating sources relating to the good and bad qualities of King John to assess/evaluate if he was a good or a bad King.
crow1
Theories on Origins of the Black Death

Theories on Origins of the Black Death

Lesson requiring students to evaluate and analyse sources to explain where people in the 14th century thought the Black Death had originated from. Written task is required to evaluate which idea was getting closest to the actual origin of the disease giving reasons to support.
crow1
Tudor Exploration

Tudor Exploration

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at Tudor exploration including the ships, life on the ships, superstitions, beasts and monsters as well as famous Tudor explorers. Final slide in a set of 3 different activities that children can complete but these can easily be changed based on the class and children.
HollywoodR95
Free Medieval Manor Worksheet

Free Medieval Manor Worksheet

This is a simple worksheet suitable for mixed ability classes for KS3 and Junior Cert. It has a series of lower order questions based on the functions of important buildings around the manor and then a longer question for the students to design their own manor. If you liked this resource, please review and have a look at my other resources!
katiemurphy111
Wordsearch puzzles - London, Castles, Knights, Vikings, Da Vinci

Wordsearch puzzles - London, Castles, Knights, Vikings, Da Vinci

FIVE quality wordsearches with 30 words each and complementary images to keep the children engaged and encouraging them to exercise their curiosity by making the connections. This History pack includes wordsearches for: 1800s London, Castles, Knights, Vikings and Leonardo Da Vinci. Use these wordsearches in history lessons, STEM lessons, tutor time, as part of brain-gym / break activity, as a starter, as a plenary, reading / spelling / vocab practice, for emphasising pattern recognition and practice for drawing lines!
kidsprintouts
Medieval Siege warfare

Medieval Siege warfare

Lesson aimed at introducing the concept of siege warfare, comparison of various weapons and improving written responses.
lperry44
Medieval Realms Overview

Medieval Realms Overview

Medieval Realms Overview This is an overview for KS3 students of the Medieval Period. It includes practice source questions modeled in the same way as the Edexcel GCSE papers and general overview tasks. This worksheet is for independent/enrichment/extension activity. It can be fully edited and differentiated for different abilities. The document is written in Word, is in A4 and is 5 pages long.
callum2310
9-1 Anglo Saxon and Norman England: The Harrying of the North Revision Sheet

9-1 Anglo Saxon and Norman England: The Harrying of the North Revision Sheet

GCSE Anglo Saxon and Norman England 1060-87 New 2016 Specification Grades 9-1 Can be used for AQA, Edexcel, OCR or iGCSE exam boards. Revision/summary sheet covering the the causes, events and significance of the Harrying of the North 1069/70 Part of sub topic of Securing Control of England Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome!
MrThorntonTeach
9-1 Anglo Saxon  and Norman England: Motte and Bailey Castles Revision Sheet

9-1 Anglo Saxon and Norman England: Motte and Bailey Castles Revision Sheet

GCSE Anglo Saxon and Norman England 1060-87 New 2016 Specification Grades 9-1 Can be used for AQA, Edexcel, OCR or iGCSE exam boards. Revision/summary sheet covering the use of Motte and Bailey castles by William, discusses the reasons for building castles, key features of Motte and Bailey’s and the importance of their use to William. Part of sub topic of Securing Control of England Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome!
MrThorntonTeach
How did William officially become King on Christmas Day 1066? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

How did William officially become King on Christmas Day 1066? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Lesson exploring the immediate events after the battle of Hastings. The starter focuses on different groups in society and how they would perceive William (e.g. Norman knights, Saxon earls etc). The video introduces methods William used to keep control (built on in subsequent lessons). Pupils then analyse the actions of William after Hastings and say advantages and disadvantages for each, leading to a judgement on how William was able to consolidate his power. Pupils then have a choice of differentiated questions to answer leading to a review of the key groups in society as a plenary after these actions.
LauraMeadowcroft
How did Harold Godwinson die?

How did Harold Godwinson die?

Lesson exploring the way that Harold Godwinson died. Starter utilises the bayeux tapestry scene to explore how Harold is portrayed as being killed. Pupils then investigate five sources and complete the table to analyses the content and provenance of the sources. This is brought together with a paired summary analyses enabling students to reach a conclusion, leading to supported judgement on their own theory on Godwinson’s death.
LauraMeadowcroft
Why did William win at Hastings? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Why did William win at Hastings? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Lesson exploring the factors that enabled William to win the battle of Hastings. True or false starter recaps the key points of the battle and claimants, whilst the video explores some of the reasons for William’s successes. The card sort categorisation allows thematic understanding of why William won building to an explanation of the significance of different factors. A voting plenary allows assessment of the understanding of the factors. Optional essay plan homework assessment included.
LauraMeadowcroft
Harold v. William - who would win the battle of Hastings? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Harold v. William - who would win the battle of Hastings? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Lesson exploring how the two sides lined up at Hastings. Interpretation starter examining differences between the two sides (AQA 8145 criteria) leads on to a top trump carousel comparing the different troops both sides had. Using the evidence gathered pupils analyse the strengths and weaknesses of both sides building to a post-it note plenary reaching a judgement on who they think would win.
LauraMeadowcroft
How prepared was William for his invasion of England? - Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

How prepared was William for his invasion of England? - Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Lesson exploring the preparations of William of Normandy. Starter uses the Bayeux Tapestry to gain evidence from. Pupils then explore the advantages and disadvantages of William’s preparations in a table, linking them to the problems they could cause Harold Godwinson. Pupils answer an explain question (AQA 8145) - Explain what was important about William’s preparations for the invasion of England, leading to a judgement line plenary on how effective William’s preparations were
LauraMeadowcroft
12 mark essay planning - who deserved throne in 1066 linked to AQA 8145

12 mark essay planning - who deserved throne in 1066 linked to AQA 8145

Lesson focusing on planning an answer to: Which contender had the stronger claim to the throne: Harold Godwinson or William of Normandy? Use of WAGOLLS and WABOLLS to introduce the ideas of explanation and linking to the question before students write up or plan their response (your choice). Judgement line plenary allows assessment of all students opinions. Mark scheme and assessment grid included.
LauraMeadowcroft
Who were the claimants to the throne 1066? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Who were the claimants to the throne 1066? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Two lesson sequence exploring who thought they deserved the throne and why their claims were valid/invalid. The starter explore how the throne was passed on in Medieval England the positives and negatives of each method. A peer-assess describe question is included. The main task is individual research of one claimant which leads into a snowball/market place the following lesson to share the learning of all the claimants, leading to a judgement on who had the strongest/weakest claim to the throne. An explanation question is included to assess student understanding and corners plenary assesses all students. A homework task (optional) is included which tests who had the stronger claim of Godwinson and William linked to the 12 mark essays for AQA 8145. Plan included.
LauraMeadowcroft
Who were the Normans? Suitable for AQA 8145 and KS3

Who were the Normans? Suitable for AQA 8145 and KS3

Lesson exploring the Norman link to the throne of England. The starter recaps the position of Normandy and its significance, the main task is a carousel/information hunt to discover why the Normans were important and why William felt he had a claim to the throne. Bringing it all together pupils list why William would be an effective King and using the information on the slides assess ‘how’ significant Normandy was to England by 1066.
LauraMeadowcroft
How was England ruled before 1066? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

How was England ruled before 1066? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Lesson exploring the power of the Godwins and early Viking links to the throne. Starter focusing on the power of a King, leading to a video showing the different rulers up to 1066 - leads into a discussion over different claimants. Source analysis of the Viking claim moving on to analysis of how the Godwins helped and hindered Edward. Summary interpretation introduces the skills of the ‘how convincing’ question for AQA 8145.
LauraMeadowcroft
Tudor Entertainment

Tudor Entertainment

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at the different forms of Tudor entertainment. Looks at jousting, sword-fighting, executions, football and tennis. Each gives some basic information and some include links to cartoon videos to show children what each may look like.
HollywoodR95
Crusades Notes: Decline of Outremer 1149-87

Crusades Notes: Decline of Outremer 1149-87

This excellent notepack features a series of potential A-Level questions on the subject of Decline of the Crusader States: 1149-1187. Suitable for AQA The Age of the Crusade and other exam boards featuring the Crusades on their specifications
michael_cox120
Pearson Edexcel Knowledge Organisers / Revision Mats

Pearson Edexcel Knowledge Organisers / Revision Mats

A bundle of Colour coded A3 / A4 knowledge organiser / Revision mat / book marks for the following topics: Medicine Through Time. Elizabethan England. Civil Rights. Significant Individuals / Government acts / Discoveries / Inventions / Dates / Key terms / Events.
morlem
The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England - Health and Hygiene- Supporting Worksheet

The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England - Health and Hygiene- Supporting Worksheet

The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England - Health and Hygiene- Supporting Worksheet for the Ian Mortimer book of the same name Written as an extension/reading/ independent learning activity for able GCSE 9-1 students studying the history of medicine looking at the Renaissance / Tudor period and changing medical understanding in Britain. The resource is written as a WORD document for easy access to Google Classroom
awithey
OCR A Castles 2020 Stokesay: status

OCR A Castles 2020 Stokesay: status

Lesson looking at Stokesay castle and its status - first as a barnoial castle (definition and impact on use) but also the effect and impact of development on how the castle added prestige to its owners. Includes differentiated activities and exam practice with peer assessment
ARose90
Tudors - Henry VIII First Dates

Tudors - Henry VIII First Dates

Contains a PowerPoint based around the show “First Dates”. Children are given a description of each of Henry VIII’s wives and must decide which wife it is based on the description. Perfect for a plenary activity after learning about the wives or as an end of topic recap.
HollywoodR95
Henry VIII & his wives

Henry VIII & his wives

Contains 2 PowerPoints. The first is a PowerPoint which looks at Henry VIII and each of his 6 wives, giving some basic information about each including an image. The second is a “First Dates” challenge activity where children are given a short description of each wife in a mixed order and must decide which wife they think it. Also include a worksheet for children to match the correct description to each of Henry’s wives. Activity: Cut out the image and write the correct description next to each of Henry VIII’s wives.
HollywoodR95
Rich & Poor Tudors

Rich & Poor Tudors

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at the difference between rich and poor Tudors including food, clothing and homes. Gives details on each for both sides. Also includes a worksheet that children must fill in blanks based around what they have learned about the differences. Also includes the answers to the worksheet on the same sheet.
HollywoodR95
Tudors - Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

Tudors - Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

Contains a PowerPoint which is a quiz based around Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? It asks children 6 different questions and they must give the correct cure to the illness. Once they have got them all right then the children will be Tudor doctors. Fun as an end of lesson or end of topic activity. Children can work as a whole class.
HollywoodR95
Tudor Britain

Tudor Britain

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at introducing the Tudor period to children and looks at a number of different areas of everyday life in this time such as food eaten, medicine, schools, religion & jobs. Each gives basic information as well as images to show the children what they are learning about.
HollywoodR95