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The English Civil War: The use of Propaganda

The English Civil War: The use of Propaganda

This lesson is ideal preparation for GCSE as it requires the analysis and evaluation of sources. Taking the concepts of ‘usefulness’ and ‘provenance’, students are given the context of how each side in the Civil War attempted to discredit each other using propaganda as a weapon. Helpful hints and model answers guide the students though sources which include Prince Rupert hiding in a cornfield and Roundhead soldiers pillaging a Church. The resource comes in PDF and Powerpoint formats if there is a wish to adapt and change. If you like this resource, please visit my shop where I have created further resources on the Stuarts and the English Civil War: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory
PilgrimHistory
OCR History USA 1945-1975 Political activism Revision lesson.

OCR History USA 1945-1975 Political activism Revision lesson.

This is a whole revision session for OCR Modern world A USA 1945-1975 depth study. The lesson focuses on the political activism of the 1960s and 1970s linking to the Civil Rights movement. The lesson covers topics such as the women’s movement, Gay rights and the emergence of Gay pride, youth and student protests and hippy movement There is an interactive quiz and worksheet for students to record their answers and notes and a game at the end which enables students to discuss the role of each president’s actions during this time, evaluating their successes and failures.
SLBHistory
The English Civil War: How did the two sides fight?

The English Civil War: How did the two sides fight?

This lesson focuses on how the two sides fought in the Civil War. Students learn about the musketeers and pikemen, before analysing their role in the Battle of Marston Moor. The students take on the job of Oliver Cromwell and make key decisions to win the battle, gaining points as they go along. However they must be careful not to make mistakes and lose the battle with catastrophic consequences for Parliament and the New Model Army! There is also a chance to look at an alternative view of the Civil War. Was the decision taken to kill the King early on, or did Parliament arrive painstakingly at this decision over time. Students plot this on a graph before reaching their own conclusions. The resource comes in PDF and Powerpoint formats if there is a wish to adapt and change. If you like this resource, please visit my shop where I have created further resources on the Stuarts and the English Civil War: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory
PilgrimHistory
Tudor Revision

Tudor Revision

Aimed at the AQA The Tudors 1C paper but could be adapted for others. A range of fun activities included to help the students revise as a class for their mock/A-Level Tdors exam. Rounds include picture/information round, anagrams, blockbusters, quickfire and taboo! I used this lesson with my Y13s and they really enjoyed it as well as got a lot from it.
Dani0704
Wider Reading (AO3) For AQA English Literature Exams

Wider Reading (AO3) For AQA English Literature Exams

Includes a huge variety of articles to share for homework, in class or for revision. Topics include: 20th Century English history 19th Century English history The Victorians First and Second World War Dystopia and Utopia Morals and Ethics Social Darwinism Theatre Feminism Political novels Dickens Class systems Genres Gothic Children’s Literature Sherlock Holmes Elizabethan England Shakespeare’s life Shakespeare’s plays
aliceboyd1995
The English Civil War: The Causes of the Civil War

The English Civil War: The Causes of the Civil War

This lesson explores the problems Charles brought upon himself to cause the English Civil War. Students are given information which they have to analyse and decide how and why there were opposing views from Parliament and the King on how to run the country. The use of contemporary accounts and propaganda posters will challenge the more able as well. Students justify who in their opinion is to blame for the Civil War and demonstrate their learning at the end of the lesson using factor and function symbols. The resource comes in PDF and Powerpoint formats if there is a wish to adapt and change. If you like this resource, please visit my shop where I have created further resources on the Stuarts and the English Civil War: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory
PilgrimHistory
AQA GCSE History Elizabeth Revision Guide

AQA GCSE History Elizabeth Revision Guide

This revision guide covers everything in the new AQA Specification for Elizabethan England 1568-1603. It does so in simple Q&A form allowing students to not only revise but also be quizzed by non-specialist parents and peers. I also use this as the basis for making peer marked assessments.
natfenton
The English Civil War: The Gunpowder Plot of 1605

The English Civil War: The Gunpowder Plot of 1605

This lesson is split into two. The first half examines the men and their roles in the infamous plot to blow up the King in 1605. Students are introduced through talking heads to Guy Fawkes and King James. They also study sources from the time, including Robert Cecil’s account of the plot and analyse text trying to work out the difference between facts and fiction. Furthermore they evaluate the causes and consequences of the plot and its significance today. The second part of the lesson is to evaluate a number of sources to decide if the plotters were actually framed by Cecil and the government who allegedly knew about the plot all along and actively encouraged it. Students have to decide for themselves before reaching a judgement using key words to aid them. This is excellent groundwork for source analysis they will later tackle at GCSE. The resource comes in PDF and Powerpoint formats if there is a wish to adapt and change. If you like this resource, please visit my shop where I have created further resources on the Stuarts and the English Civil War: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory
PilgrimHistory
Henry VIII Word Mat

Henry VIII Word Mat

A word mat to support children in their writing about HenryVIII and his life. See also my PowerPoints about ‘Henry VIII’ and ‘Henry’s Wives’. Visit www.knightowleducation.com for more EYFS and KS1 resources.
jbrigg
Henry VIII's Wives

Henry VIII's Wives

A PowerPoint that gives information about the six wives of Henry VIII. See also my PowerPoint about ‘Henry VIII’ and ‘Henry VIII’ wordmat. Visit www.knightowleducation.com for more EYFS and KS1 resources.
jbrigg
Henry VIII

Henry VIII

A PowerPoint about the life of Henry VIII including his early life. Can be used to support the KS1 POS for History - the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. See also ‘Henry VIII’s Wives’ and my ‘Henry VIII Word Mat’. Visit www.knightowleducation.com for more EYFS and KS1 resources.
jbrigg
The French Revolution teaching booklet and lesson resources

The French Revolution teaching booklet and lesson resources

This is a 19 page teaching booklet for the French Revolution Unit of Work. The booklet includes a range of worksheets and activities, such as card sorts, the storming of the Bastille newspaper writing activitiy, source activities, decision-making tasks, worksheets and information sheets. The booklet includes enough material for 6 lessons and is aimed at Key Stage 3 (USA ages 11-14). The activities cover the key areas of the French Revolution, for example the causes, key events, interpretations and its impacts on human rights and modern day implications. The booklet can be taught as a sequence of lessons or the worksheets can simply be used for one off lessons or cover lessons. All activities are student-led and easy to follow. These resources take many hours to plan and create so reviews are very much appreciated.
planmylesson
Line by Line: Macbeth, Macbeth's "Is this a dagger" (2.1)

Line by Line: Macbeth, Macbeth's "Is this a dagger" (2.1)

This video will take you through an excerpt from Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” Macbeth’s monologue beginning “Is this a dagger” with text and visual annotations. Line by line, you’ll explore Shakespeare’s gift for language and invention. For the complete scene, check out my videos here: http://bit.ly/2J5VtH5 A big thank-you to the following resources. Without such resources, these videos would not have been the same: The New Cambridge Shakespeare, No Fear Shakespeare, the Oxford Shakespeare, and the artists whose work appears in my slides. Please get in touch if you’d like to know the source of any illustration, clip-art, photograph, or animation.
mostbeautifulpoem
Revision- Early Elizabethan England KT2

Revision- Early Elizabethan England KT2

Here you will find both a revision booklet (simplified to help LA pupils and pupils who join schools later in the year) and an activity booklet to develop an understanding of the information. This is suitable for those completing the Edexcel Early Elizabethan England module. Hope it helps
ChelseaBear1
GCSE History(9-1) - Elizabethan  Roadmap

GCSE History(9-1) - Elizabethan Roadmap

GCSE History(9-1) - Elizabethan Roadmap This is a roadmap of all the key dates within the Elizabethan topic. This is really useful to allow your students to see how diffrent event link into each other as well as learning the dates of key events. This roadmap includes the threats facing her, events at home and events abroad. What You Get A PDF Colour copy of the Elizabeth Roadmap
lewis_champney
The Road to El Dorado Movie Guide | Questions | Worksheet (PG - 2000)

The Road to El Dorado Movie Guide | Questions | Worksheet (PG - 2000)

The Road to El Dorado Movie Guide | Questions | Worksheet (PG - 2000) challenges students to put themselves in the shoes of various characters and see things from their point of view. Explore the connections in the movie to Mesoamerican civilizations. This resource consists of 13 high-level, short answer and essay questions that will do more than just ask your students to regurgitate information. Note: Please see the preview file for sample questions from this resource to see if it is suitable for your students. The following questions can be skipped if they are not suitable for your students. Questions #10 and #12 require either existing knowledge or research of Mesoamerican civilizations (Maya, Inca, Aztec). Also, essay question #13 asks students to write a debate style essay either ‘for’ or ‘against’ the idea that the film does Mesoamerican cultures and injustice. resource. This product .zip file includes: A student movie guide, PDF print version (6 pages) A student movie guide, PDF digital fillable form version (6 pages) *An answer key is included with this movie guide, however many answers will vary as students are encouraged to construct their own meaning from the characters’ dialogue and behavior. See the preview for samples. Is this movie guide worth it? Download two of my movie guides for free below: The Lightning Thief Kung Fu Panda 3 For more product images, sample questions and teacher reviews and ratings, please visit my TPT site at TeacherTravis : ) Your support, feedback, and follows are appreciated: Follow me on Pinterest | teachertrav Like my Facebook page | K12MovieGuides Visit my website | K12MovieGuides Follow me on Instagram | TeacherTravis Follow me on Twitter | K12MovieGuides
travis82
Medicine Through Time Revision Lesson

Medicine Through Time Revision Lesson

Includes quick fire whiteboard task to start with where students write down the answers to questions. End tasks is a blank table (print A3 when using) of causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatments and care for the sick and how it changes throughout the 4 time periods. A completed table is included in addition to help save time finding answers.
emmabrinky93
History mystery - What sank the Mary Rose? KS3

History mystery - What sank the Mary Rose? KS3

History mystery lesson looking at the Mary Rose. She sank in 1545 but why? Students look at the four main reasons and investigate some evidence. This can be done as a paired activity where one writes and the other speaks. Then students will make an overall judgement. The final task is to create an information board for the Mary Rose museum in Portsmouth which aims to encourage students to explain the reasons for the sinking.
Christina81brown
The British Empire: Goods and Trade.

The British Empire: Goods and Trade.

**The purpose of this lesson is for students to develop their understanding regarding the importance of trade for the growth of the Empire. ** **Lesson Plan: ** Hook / starter - Embedded video of all the countries which have been part of the British Empire - students to enter and remember as many as they can. Lesson introduction (optional) goods of the Empire such as bananas, spices, tea, coffee, sugar etc. are placed into bags / big bags - students circulate the room and feel feel / smell the bags content to guess what the good may be. This leads into the watching of a BBC video where students are challenged to remember more goods that the Empire traded in. Students complete the ‘Empire Map Worksheet’ with the locations of goods and trade routes. Students are then issued with an advertisement of one of the goods sold back in Britain. students engage in a MIX-PAIR-SHARE activity to discuss key questions linked to the advertisements Students then return to write up their work in the books linked to a GCSE style question (Exam skill advice and structure included for differentiation). **Plenary: **Blockbusters linked to empire good! **Lots of of interactive activities to engage students with songs included and moving gifs! **
morlem
A Level History Henry VII revision flashcards (AQA spec)

A Level History Henry VII revision flashcards (AQA spec)

These flashcards are based on the AQA specification but include content on all the key policies, events, treaties etc relating to King Henry VII. There are two flashcards on each page and 15 pages in total. I printed them off on card, cut in half, hole punched and treasury tagged one corner. They were produced for the students I teach who struggle to remember facts! Content based on the spec: Henry Tudor’s consolidation of power: character and aims; establishing the Tudor dynasty Government: councils, parliament, justice, royal finance, domestic policies Relationships with Scotland and other foreign powers; securing the succession; marriage alliances Society: churchmen, nobles and commoners; regional division; social discontent and rebellions Economic development: trade, exploration, prosperity and depression Religion; humanism; arts and learning
Histaldy
Elizabethan England Revision Sheets

Elizabethan England Revision Sheets

Simple A3 revision sheets that students can use to frame their revision. The revision clocks (on the PowerPoint) can be adapted to suit- there is a blank one as well as ones with headers. the The tables can be filled in as a class or as independent revision.
lwallett
Elizabeth I, Image and propaganda, Ks3

Elizabeth I, Image and propaganda, Ks3

Ks3 single lesson (7/8) on Elizabeth’s use of propaganda. Lesson is part of a SOW on problems Elizabeth faced during her reign. Lesson has been kept as plain and simple as possible for easy editing/differentiating. All tasks are in the PP. Main task needs the attached worksheet. Tasks include: Brainstorming propaganda Creating Elizabethan propaganda Presenting to the class
Danqaz
Tudors unit plan

Tudors unit plan

Covers the Wars of the Roses to the death of Elizabeth I, 165 slide ppt plus 45 page workbook that goes with the powerpoint. High school age
c11mrgs
Ancient, World, and American History Escape Room: Social Studies Bundle

Ancient, World, and American History Escape Room: Social Studies Bundle

This bundle includes all of the escape rooms listed below. Important: All these products sell for $285; as a bundle they are 60% off, for $114! Each escape room has the following contents: ♦ Teacher Instructions with Usage Guide and FAQ ♦ 20 Multiple Choice Questions ♦ 5 Decoders for each of the 5 Levels ♦ Student Recording Sheet and Teacher Answer Key ♦ Link to an optional, but recommended, digital breakout room Important Note: Each topic utilizes the same types of puzzles American History: ♦ 13 Colonies ♦ American Heroes ♦ American Revolution ♦ American Symbols ♦ Bill of Rights ♦ Black History Month ♦ Boston Tea Party ♦ Branches of Government ♦ Christopher Columbus ♦ Civil Rights ♦ Civil War ♦ Cold War ♦ Declaration of Independence ♦ Dust Bowl ♦ First Thanksgiving ♦ French and Indian War ♦ Gilded Age ♦ Great Depression ♦ Industrial Revolution ♦ Jamestown ♦ Lewis and Clark ♦ Lost Colony of Roanoke ♦ Louisiana Purchase ♦ Martin Luther King ♦ Mexican American War ♦ Oregon Trail ♦ Plymouth Colony ♦ Progressive Era ♦ Reconstruction Era ♦ Spanish American War ♦ Texas Revolution ♦ War of 1812 ♦ Westward Expansion ♦ World War I ♦ World War II Ancient History: ♦ Ancient China ♦ Ancient Egypt ♦ Ancient Greece ♦ Ancient India ♦ Ancient Rome ♦ Ancient Mesopotamia World History: ♦ Absolute Monarchs ♦ Age of Enlightenment ♦ Aztec Empire ♦ Crusades ♦ Explorers ♦ French Revolution ♦ Inca Empire ♦ Maya Civilization ♦ Middle Ages ♦ Ottoman Empire ♦ Renaissance ♦ Titanic ♦ Vikings ♦ World War 1 ♦ World War 2
ScienceSpot
The Stuarts - Did Charles I deserve to die?

The Stuarts - Did Charles I deserve to die?

This is a lesson I designed in 2011 for an upcoming Ofsted inspection for KS 3 students studying the Stuarts. The lesson resources contain a lesson plan to guide you through the lesson and there are differentiated worksheets to assist pending on the ability of the class. The pupils found this lesson very enjoyable. Enjoy
BattleAxe1066
GCSE History Revision Games

GCSE History Revision Games

This is a variety of revision games for history covering topics included in the GCSE exam. This can be a fun way for students to revise before the exam. All instructions are included.
14bensona
GCSE History - TELL ME ABOUT Games

GCSE History - TELL ME ABOUT Games

This is a bundle of TELL ME ABOUT games. All instructions are included in each resource. There is one for a variety of topics covered at GCSE. This can be a fun way for students to revise.
14bensona