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American Civil war (OCR SHP) - making of America

American Civil war (OCR SHP) - making of America

This is lesson 2 in the civil war module of the OCR SHP Making of America. This covers the build up to the outbreak of the American civil war. All support materials included, you will need the SHP MOA textbook to support this lesson.
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Native American Tribes Primary Source Readings - U.S. History

Native American Tribes Primary Source Readings - U.S. History

This is a series of five primary source readings plus unit vocabulary/practice test worksheet on the conflict between Native American Tribes and the United States government from 1828-1903. The primary source readings have 7-12 questions each, which are a combination of reading comprehension and DBQs. Each of these print-ready primary source readings can be used as homework assignments, sub plans, or for in-class work and discussion. Primary source readings (most readings are excerpts for purposes of brevity, not full transcripts) included are the following: Cherokee Nation v. Georgia and the Trail of Tears -- Andrew Jackson's 1829 State of the Union Address, John Marshall's Opinion of the Court in Cherokee Nation v. Georgia, Judge Smith Thompson's Dissent, Congressman Edward Everett (Whig-Mass.) speech against Indian Removal Act, John G. Burnett's Eyewitness Account of Trail of Tears. Dakota War of 1862 -- Treaty of Traverse des Sioux (1851), Dakota Chief Big Eagle's Explanation of How the War Began, Trial Transcripts of Chaska Weshankwashtodopee and Chaska-Don. Standing Bear v. Crook: Is an Indian a “Person”? -- Decision of the Court by District Judge Elmer Scipio Dundy. The Massacre at Wounded Knee (1890) -- Sioux Reservation Conditions: General Miles telegram, Official Report by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Native American Survivor Accounts by Turning Hawk and Dewey Beard. Lone Wolf v. Hitchcock (1903) -- Opinion of the Court by Supreme Court Associate Justice Edward Douglass White. Note: These readings along with more than 80 others will be included in the second edition of my book “Primary Source American History,” along with two mock trials, a mock congress and several dozen projects and review worksheets. If you like this (or the free readings on my store), consider getting the complete set.
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Year 6 Comprehension Bundle Number TWO

Year 6 Comprehension Bundle Number TWO

9 wonderful narrative and non-fiction texts and comprehensions from classic authors including: Charles Dickens, Michael Morpurgo, JM Barrie, E Nesbit, Elizabeth Laird and Frances Hodgson Burnett. All comprehension focus on two reading assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inference) questions and trademark flashcards with key words and phrases.
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Oranges in No Man's Land by Elizabeth Laird Comprehension KS2

Oranges in No Man's Land by Elizabeth Laird Comprehension KS2

A wonderful novel based on true events by award-winning author Elizabeth Laird. The extract touches on many modern themes: Loss, civil war, refugees. Ideal for an English lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inferential questions). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children's illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
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Challenging Royal Authority

Challenging Royal Authority

This bundle contains two lessons on the American Civil War and five lessons on the English Civil War. Originally designed for the AQA GCSE Paper 2 (Thematic Studies, Power and the People, Challenging Royal Authority) however these resources could be used for any Key Stage 3, 4 or 5 lesson on both the American and English Civil War. Lessons include a range of differentiated activities (e.g. chat-show style activities, market place activities, drawing tasks, vanishing clozes, think-pair-share tasks, interpretation tasks, Venn Diagrams, mock trials, dictagloss etc.) as well as exam-style questions and mark schemes.
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The American Civil War Lesson 2: Short-term and Long-term impacts

The American Civil War Lesson 2: Short-term and Long-term impacts

This is the second lesson out of two on the American Civil War (although this lesson could easily take up two lessons alone). This lesson looks at the short-term and long-term causes of the American Civil War. Originally designed for the AQA GCSE Paper 2 (Thematic Studies, Power and the People, Challenging Royal Authority) however these resources could be used for any Key Stage 3, 4 or 5 lesson on the American Civil War. The lesson looks at the short-term and long-term impacts of the American Revolution (through a chat-show type activity were pupils are play different characters and discuss how they have been affected by the American Revolution). The lesson also looks at the long-term effects of the American Revolution on the USA and Britain through a card-sort activity. Finally, there is an exam-style question: “Explain the significance of the American Civil War” with an accompanying mark scheme for peer marking.
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U.S. Civil War Escape Room - No Prep!

U.S. Civil War Escape Room - No Prep!

The Civil War Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Civil War. The Civil War Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission. 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 interesting facts about the Civil War. 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!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a 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 the Civil War. 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 for differentiation. Once your students try one of my escape rooms, they will beg for more! This activity is for all types of learners, especially kinesthetic. 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 Perfect Front-Loading Activity! A 30 page PDF is included.
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GCSE 9-1 American West - Impact of Western development on Indians

GCSE 9-1 American West - Impact of Western development on Indians

GCSE American West New 2016 Specification Grades 9-1 Could be used for Edexcel, AQA, WJEC, OCR etc. Full Lesson on the impact of Western development on the Indians traditional way of life Looks at the affect of the Railroad, Homestead Act, Cattle Industry and Gold Rush on Indians. Focus on the impact of this development based on hexagon activity and then student focus 8 mark (Importance and Consequence) exam questions which are created, written and peer assessed. All lesson activities and resources included. Part of American West topic 2 and sequence of decline of Indians way of life Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome
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