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Six Forms of Government

Six Forms of Government

Six Different Forms of Government This engaging and interactive flashcard includes bite-sized information about six different forms of government and differentiated questions which can be easily adaptable to meet the needs of your students. Useful as a starter, main activity or plenary activity! Main Activity - Students are put in six groups. Each group is provided with a 'form of government'. The task is for each group to 'sell' their government about promoting its strengths and merits. The class must criticise why that form of government is not effective and justify why their form of government is more suitable/effective. VERY ENGAGING AND INTERACTIVE!
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Current Affairs Form Time Activity - Carillion Collapse

Current Affairs Form Time Activity - Carillion Collapse

An engaging current affairs activity with videos, questions and a debate. New topical activity uploaded weekly! Please email me at josephcauldwell@mosslands.wirral.sch.uk if you would like the weekly PPT sent directly to your inbox. Please leave a review if you find this useful!
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Insanity Revision (AS and A2 Law: Defences)

Insanity Revision (AS and A2 Law: Defences)

This resource contains detailed revision notes about the defence of Insanity, aimed towards AS and A2 level students. The easy-to-read format makes it ideal for both students and teachers to utilise. There have been included the relevant case law and Acts, linking with each section. It contains slides about: - The definition of insanity, - Insanity as an internal factor, - The M’Naughten Rules, - The Burden of Proof for insanity, - Relating insanity to the Human Rights Act, - Does insanity cover strict liability offences? - Early usage of insanity as a defence, - Possible sentencing options, - Insanity with diabetes, - Insanity and sleepwalking, - Problems with insanity, - Possible reforms.
r_l_chase1999
English Language GCSE Comprehensions

English Language GCSE Comprehensions

4x easy to use reading comprehension packs with three sections of differentiated questions each. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. 1. Rise of the YouTube Vloggers - who are they and how did they make their millions? 2. Brexit - what's going on in 2018? Why are people getting annoyed? What does this mean for Britain? 3. Trump - what has he said now? What are the global implications of his presidency? What is this man's background and why is he still so popular with some? 4. Environmental issues - a very serious article about very scary problems students will face in their lifetimes unless serious action is taken. All of these articles are pretty interesting for students and teachers! All are useful, very easy to use and a good way to combine Current Affairs and English. For everything English GCSE and KS3, free and inexpensive, check out my Tes Award nominated shop: Lead Practioner's English Store
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Reading Comprehension - Brexit

Reading Comprehension - Brexit

An easy to use reading comprehension pack with three sections of differentiated questions. This activity focuses on the latest goings-on with Brexit . It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training. It is interesting, useful, very easy to use and good way to combine Citizenship and English. For everything English GCSE and KS3, free and inexpensive, check out my Tes Award nominated shop: Lead Practioner's English Store
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New or Old Edexcel A Level UK Politics Knowledge Test 2 (PARTIES) /232 marks

New or Old Edexcel A Level UK Politics Knowledge Test 2 (PARTIES) /232 marks

A knowledge test (out of 232 marks) covering the second quarter of the UK Politics component of the new Edexcel A Level. This also works for the old specification. This knowledge test is the COMPLETE second quarter of the UK Politics component. I have found testing students, then giving them the answers, then re-testing them, to be highly effective in improving their memory and securing the top grades.
md89
Citizenship GCSE 9-1: EU and Immigration

Citizenship GCSE 9-1: EU and Immigration

2 Citizenship GCSE 9-1 Lessons: 2x well differentiated 1 hour PowerPoint lessons with accompanying worksheets, clip links and questions. Suitable for Citizenship GCSE. Many more inexpensive and free resources at my shop: EC_Resources Leave me a review and pick any other resource for free :)
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New or Old Edexcel A Level UK Politics Knowledge Test 1 (DEMOCRACY) /132 marks

New or Old Edexcel A Level UK Politics Knowledge Test 1 (DEMOCRACY) /132 marks

A knowledge test (out of 132 marks) covering the first quarter of the UK Politics component of the new Edexcel A Level. This also works for the old specification. This knowledge test is the COMPLETE first quarter of the UK Politics component. I have found testing students, then giving them the answers, then re-testing them, to be highly effective in improving their memory and securing the top grades.
md89
Pressure Groups (New Edexcel A Level Politics lessons 7, 8 & 9)

Pressure Groups (New Edexcel A Level Politics lessons 7, 8 & 9)

Three lessons examining the methods used by pressure groups and delivering feedback on the practice exam question set previously. For use with textbook: UK Government and Politics for AS/A-Level, 5th ed., by Philip Lynch, Paul Fairclough and Toby Cooper (Hodder Education). These resources are from the UK Politics component. Lesson 7: should 16 & 17 year-olds be allowed to vote?; what are pressure groups?; sectional vs promotional pressure groups; insider vs outsider pressure groups; functions of pressure groups. Lesson 8: methods used by different pressure groups and why groups would want to use them; the difference between pressure groups and political parties. Lesson 9: recap starter worksheet of pressure groups and the different methods they use; feedback sheet on the exam question; exam technique discussion with example answers provided and analysed.
md89
Extending the Franchise & Essay (New Edexcel A Level Politics lessons 5 & 6)

Extending the Franchise & Essay (New Edexcel A Level Politics lessons 5 & 6)

Two lessons introducing the history of the British electoral franchise and setting a practice exam question. For use with textbook: UK Government and Politics for AS/A-Level, 5th ed., by Philip Lynch, Paul Fairclough and Toby Cooper (Hodder Education). These resources are from the UK Politics component. Lesson 5: Introduction to the franchise; a brief history of its extension, 1832-1969 (brief answers given in PPT); textbook-based questions on the Suffragette movement; discussion of whether prisoners should have the vote; case study worksheet on Hirst v UK 2005 legal case. Lesson 6: What happens at a polling station, from vote to counting; discussion of different methods of political participation; exam question preparation and writing.
md89
Direct & Representative Democracy (New Edexcel A Level Politics lessons 3 & 4)

Direct & Representative Democracy (New Edexcel A Level Politics lessons 3 & 4)

Two lessons introducing the concepts of direct and representative democracy. For use with textbook: UK Government and Politics for AS/A-Level, 5th ed., by Philip Lynch, Paul Fairclough and Toby Cooper (Hodder Education). These resources are from the UK Politics component. Lesson 3: Discussion of the EU referendum: can the people be trusted?; introduction to the concept of democracy and different types of democracy; worksheet on functions of democracy and how each function might be improved or worsened in the UK by direct democracy (answers included in PPT); pros and cons of representative democracy. Lesson 4: A very brief history of UK democracy; page-sized table to complete regarding whether UK democracy is in good health or whether there is a 'democratic deficit' (detailed answers included in PPT); discussion of party membership statistics as of mid-2017; overall judgement.
md89
Intro to Politics (New Edexcel A Level UK Politics lessons 1 & 2)

Intro to Politics (New Edexcel A Level UK Politics lessons 1 & 2)

Two lessons introducing students to UK Politics. These lessons are from the UK Politics component. Lesson 1: Introduction to the Edexcel exam; picture inference activity to discuss how politics impacts upon different areas of public life; video questions task introducing students to 'the basics'; the difference between the Commons, Lords and monarchy; the political spectrum, 'left' and 'right', and a homework. Lesson 2: What 'power' means in a political context; the difference between traditional, legal-rational and charismatic authority; what 'legitimacy' means in politics; how our government is or is not legitimate; the difference between the government and the state.
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