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The Elizabethans History GCSE Revision

The Elizabethans History GCSE Revision

I created this to help with my year eleven's revision of their upcoming History GCSE exams. It follows the specimin of OCR HISTORY B (SCHOOLS HISTORY PROJECT) *** I have combined all lessons together to create this powerpoint so it deinitely includes everytihng of which is needed. Elizabeth’s courts Privy council and Chamber Patronage Parliament Opposition The Catholic Threat Spanish Armada Family life and poverty Golden Age & Culture Witchcraft *GCSE Exam Questions
ElzForde
The English Civil War

The English Civil War

An overview lesson that assesses the causes and consequences of the English Civil War. It includes source work, discussion tasks, a detailed lesson plan and an essay question. I made this resource to connect it to the concept of absolute power and explain the differences between 18th century France and England. Graded as an ‘outstanding’ lesson.
domrogerss
The English Civil War Bundle

The English Civil War Bundle

I have created a set of resources for ‘the causes and events of the civil wars throughout Britain’ which comes under the development of Church, state and society in Britain 1509-1745 in the National Curriculum. These lessons are also particularly useful if you are studying this period at GCSE (such as AQA 9-1 GCSE Power and the People and OCR Explaining the Modern World) Each lesson comes with suggested teaching and learning strategies and are linked to the latest historical interpretations and debate from the BBC and other sources. The lessons are fully adaptable in Powerpoint format and can be changed to suit. I have included a couple of free lessons to give an idea of what is being offered. The 10 lessons are broken down into the following: L1 Who was James I? L2 The Gunpowder Plot L3 Who was Charles I? L4 The Causes of the English Civil War (free resource) L5 Cavaliers and Roundheads L6 How did the two sides fight? L7 Propaganda in the Civil War (Source analysis) L8 The execution of Charles I L9 Who was Oliver Cromwell? L10 Witches and Witchcraft (free resource) If you like this bundle, please review it and choose any of my resources worth up to £3 for free: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory
PilgrimHistory
The English Civil War: Witches and Witchcraft

The English Civil War: Witches and Witchcraft

Why were the Stuarts and James I so obsessed with witches and witchcraft? How and why did the Pendle witch trials cause so much historical notoriety and infamy? How could you even recognise a witch and why should they be feared in the local community? These questions are answered in this lesson, which ultimately focuses on the Pendle Witch trials and the consequences for English society as a whole who soon lived in fear and terror for their lives. 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
The English Civil War: Who was Oliver Cromwell?

The English Civil War: Who was Oliver Cromwell?

This lesson aims to explore the character of Oliver Cromwell. Did he set out to kill the King from the start and make himself a despot or did circumstances dictate that this was his only option? Moreover, with his puritanical ideas, did he make England and the Commonwealth a better place for it, or was it exclusive only to the minority? This will ultimately be down to the students’ own judgement as they plot his actions on a grid. Analysis of video evidence also helps to track his ideas and personality and gives the students ideas for writing his obituary and question why his burial place in Westminster Abbey bears the inscription 1658-1661. 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
KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for KS2 students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following topics: World War II; Ancient Egypt; The Solar System; Tudors and Stuarts; The Rainforest; The Romans; Ancient Greece. Each organiser contains a number of comprehensive sections explaining the key elements of the topic, timelines detailing key times and events, diagrams and images to visually aid understanding, and key facts to extend the learning of higher attaining students. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
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
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
The English Civil War: The Causes of the English Civil  War

The English Civil War: The Causes of the English 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
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
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
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
NEW Revision Game War and Society OCR Modern World A spec.

NEW Revision Game War and Society OCR Modern World A spec.

A very simple revision game that can be done in pairs, small groups or as a whole class in teams. Students are to roll the dice twice to come up with their coordinates for their clue on the board. They are then to respond to the clue. If they do this successfully they win the points on the dice. If they are able to give examples and discuss for 30 seconds their scores can be doubled. I often do this kind of activity as a class with them in teams. If a team can not answer, then they must hunt out the examples before they can rejoin! A fun way to bring in and cover lots of content as part of the revision process.
SLBHistory
Monarchopoly - English Revolution revision game

Monarchopoly - English Revolution revision game

Revision Monopoly game for year one content (AS Level) on the English Revolution. Covers the period 1625-1642. This is a useful game for revising key information relating to the breakdown between Crown and Parliament, Personal Rule and the Crisis of Parliament. Rules are included on the board. This follows the basic structure of monopoly: if a student lands on an owned property they must pay the owner - double the amount if they get the question wrong. Chance cards could either gain them tokens or mean they have to pay up. Ideas for stretch and challenge: Once questions have been used, ‘property owners’ must come up with new questions relating to their topic. Get out of Jail by either rolling a double OR by correctly spelling a key word (e.g. Presbyterian). A Level students use template to develop board for year two content (1642-1660). With thanks to Jade Booth for the board game template and Mosley for initial template.
clbhayward
Britain in 1509: Source Interpretation

Britain in 1509: Source Interpretation

Included is two documents: the first a series of source interpretation and analysis tasks and the second (leading on from this) is an analysis in greater detail. These are as part of a first lesson on a new subject introducing the Tudor era of British History for a KS3 year7 mixed ability group. Some of the work included has been adapted from other sources and lessons I have used over previous years and is not all my own work. Use, edit and enjoy!
JGrazier
Source Investigation - Charles I's Personality

Source Investigation - Charles I's Personality

This resource investigation is designed to help students develop their historical skills by getting them assess how far Charles I’s personality and leadership skills helped to cause the English Civil War. It can be used with a range of abilities and can easily be edited to customized to suit the needs of your own students. I have included a higher and lower ability version of the same worksheet to aid differentiation as well as a PowerPoint presentation to help facilitate the lesson. When you purchase this resource, you will receive a a higher and lower ability version of a two page worksheet. The higher worksheet includes nine carefully primary and secondary sources which span two pages of the worksheet and with four tasks and activities. Whilst the lower version includes seven primary and secondary sources, but includes three additional questions to provide additional support. The PowerPoint presentation included aims, objectives, differentiated outcomes, starters, plenaries, relevant video clips, historical sources, information to accompany the tasks and activities. This lesson has been designed to help prepare students and set the scene for the short term causes of the English Civil War 1642 - 1660. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: Causes of the English Civil War? •Know: Who was King Charles i? •Understand: What can we learn about him from the historical evidence? •Evaluate: Why was Charles I unpopular with his people? •Skills: Source Analysis WILF – What Am I Looking For? •Identify & describe: The personality and character of Charles I •Explain: What can we learn about Charles I from the historical evidence? •Analyse: Why was Charles I unpopular with his people? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow ‘The History Academy’ on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
Roy_Huggins
Charles I's Personality Source Analysis

Charles I's Personality Source Analysis

If you are looking for something to help your students develop their source analysis skills by studying a range of primary and secondary sources then check out this lesson which aims to get them to study Charles I’s personality and leadership skills. It can be used with a range of abilities and can easily be edited to customised to suit the needs of your own students. I have included a higher and lower ability version of the same worksheet to aid differentiation as well as a PowerPoint presentation to help facilitate the lesson. When you purchase this resource, you will receive a a higher and lower ability version of a two page worksheet. The higher worksheet includes nine carefully primary and secondary sources which span two pages of the worksheet and with four tasks and activities. Whilst the lower version includes seven primary and secondary sources, but includes three additional questions to provide additional support. The PowerPoint presentation included aims, objectives, differentiated outcomes, starters, plenaries, relevant video clips, historical sources, information to accompany the tasks and activities. This lesson has been designed to help prepare students and set the scene for the short term causes of the English Civil War 1642 - 1660. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: Causes of the English Civil War? •Know: Who was King Charles i? •Understand: What can we learn about him from the historical evidence? •Evaluate: Why was Charles I unpopular with his people? •Skills: Source Analysis WILF – What Am I Looking For? •Identify & describe: The personality and character of Charles I •Explain: What can we learn about Charles I from the historical evidence? •Analyse: Why was Charles I unpopular with his people? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow ‘The History Academy’ on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
Roy_Huggins
OCR GCSE War and Society Thematic study revision overview task

OCR GCSE War and Society Thematic study revision overview task

This is a great GCSE revision lesson or 2 to allow students the opportunity to reflect on the whole OCR War and Society unit AD790 - 2010 in terms of themes. The lesson starts by explaining the various skills that they need and gives them a useful list of key words that they should be using when analysing significance, cause, consequences etc. Student can then use the table and list of divisions to identify the nature of the division, be it, plunder, ambition, conquest, defence, terror, etc and then assess whether for each period it was an internal or external conflict as well as then assessing the concept of support. There is then a list of the styles of questions, plus examination guidance on how to structure their answers for this unit. At the end there are then opportunities for students to reflect on their completed chart and identify key themes, such as how the nature of conflict has changed across time. As this course is so heavily content driven, this has proved invaluable in allowing students to reflect and form an overview, something which is essential for the bigger questions on this unit.
SLBHistory
Edexcel: 1C: Britain: Revision: Religious theme 1625-88

Edexcel: 1C: Britain: Revision: Religious theme 1625-88

This lesson is aimed at revising the AS/A2 thematic study of Religion, Conflict and Dissent 1625-1688, and should last between 1 and 2 hours. Pupils start with a scrabble starter, followed by a spider diagram to pupils to recall ideas. They then fill in a sheet about obscure religious groups, before organising dominos, with a choice of discussion plenaries.
sambennett
Edexcel: 1.C: Britain: Revision: Political Stability

Edexcel: 1.C: Britain: Revision: Political Stability

This lesson is aiming at revising the Britina 1625-1701 Political Stability Theme for AS/A2 Edexcel, and should last about 2 hours. The lesson begins with some pictograms to remember the different elements influded, then a spider diagram for pupils to recall key ideas. There is then a whole class timeline task, which is then condensed into a living graph considering the extent of change.
sambennett
King Charles I - Portrait of a King

King Charles I - Portrait of a King

This lesson is designed to helped students develop their source analysis skills by studying a range of primary and secondary sources that look at Charles I’s personality and leadership skills as King of England. It can be used with a range of abilities and can easily be edited to customized to suit the needs of your own students. I have included a higher and lower ability version of the same worksheet to aid differentiation. When you purchase this resource, you will receive a a higher and lower ability version of a two page worksheet. The higher worksheet includes nine carefully primary and secondary sources which span two pages of the worksheet and with four tasks and activities. Whilst the lower version includes seven primary and secondary sources, but includes three additional questions to provide additional support. If you are interested, I have also produced a PowerPoint to accompany this lesson which can be purchased bundled separately with these sources for an extra $1. This lesson has been designed to help prepare students and set the scene for the short term causes of the English Civil War 1642 - 1660. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: Causes of the English Civil War? •Know: Who was King Charles i? •Understand: What can we learn about him from the historical evidence? •Evaluate: Why was Charles I unpopular with his people? •Skills: Source Analysis WILF – What Am I Looking For? •Identify & describe: The personality and character of Charles I •Explain: What can we learn about Charles I from the historical evidence? •Analyse: Why was Charles I unpopular with his people? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow ‘The History Academy’ on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
Roy_Huggins
Source Analysis - Charles I's Personality

Source Analysis - Charles I's Personality

This lesson is designed to helped students develop their source analysis skills by studying a range of primary and secondary sources that look at Charles I’s personality and leadership skills as King of England. It can be used with a range of abilities and can easily be edited to customised to suit the needs of your own students. I have included a higher and lower ability version of the same worksheet to aid differentiation. When you purchase this resource, you will receive a a higher and lower ability version of a two page worksheet. The higher worksheet includes nine carefully primary and secondary sources which span two pages of the worksheet and with four tasks and activities. Whilst the lower version includes seven primary and secondary sources, but includes three additional questions to provide additional support. If you are interested, I have also produced a PowerPoint to accompany this lesson which can be purchased bundled separately with these sources for an extra £1. This lesson has been designed to help prepare students and set the scene for the short term causes of the English Civil War 1642 - 1660. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: Causes of the English Civil War? •Know: Who was King Charles i? •Understand: What can we learn about him from the historical evidence? •Evaluate: Why was Charles I unpopular with his people? •Skills: Source Analysis WILF – What Am I Looking For? •Identify & describe: The personality and character of Charles I •Explain: What can we learn about Charles I from the historical evidence? •Analyse: Why was Charles I unpopular with his people? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow ‘The History Academy’ on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
Roy_Huggins
KS3 History: Why did the Spanish Armada fail?

KS3 History: Why did the Spanish Armada fail?

KS3 History Elizabethan England, Exploration, Empires Fully resources lesson investigating the causes of the failure of the Spanish Armada Students recap on learned knowledge then look at interpretation of the Spanish Armada, testing the opinion of the author with contextual knowledge. GCSE focus on interpretation and inference skill Links perfectly to 9 1 GCSE History, can serve as an excellent base for development at KS4 All lesson activities and resources included. Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome
MrThorntonTeach
The Jacobites

The Jacobites

The Jacobite’s is a 50 page photocopiable resource pack specifically designed for secondary school pupils. It is accompanied with 15 PowerPoint Presentations. One hour class play and homework book included. Literacy, Numeracy, Role Play tasks to encourage Health and Well Being and Confident Individuals. ICT lessons & Final Exam included. 15 free PowerPoint presentations. *Culloden aftermath – group work * Darien Project & Numeracy Task Retreat from Derby Group Task Literacy & Numeracy in all lessons. Class Play Burns Literacy Lesson Extended Writing ICT Tasks Music Tasks Final Exam
tommy739
Stuarts themed topic homework menu

Stuarts themed topic homework menu

I set this homework to support my Stuarts topic in school. It contains a range of activities, including maths and literacy links. Some of the activities are linked to The Great Fire of London, The Plague and the restoration of the monarchy.
Emmaclark2711
Roundheads and Cavaliers

Roundheads and Cavaliers

Lesson focusing on the features of each of the English Civil War armies prior to the New Model Army. Textbook or information sheet will be required for one task.
tommoore93
Who was Charles I?

Who was Charles I?

A source based lesson focusing on the character of Charles I. This lesson is Instagram themed and could be adapted for other topics and figures. It includes a help sheet for the consolidation task. Challenge tasks included throughout and follows TLAC principles.
tommoore93
The Cannon - Change in Warfare

The Cannon - Change in Warfare

A whole lesson as part of a KS3 Change in Warfare unit. The lesson is completely ready to go. Interactive and engaging. Discussion of a source as a starter. Brief contextual overview Group work to become experts on 1 of 3 case studies of early cannon use. (I have designed the task to produce a news report but could be altered to be an ask the expert task very easily. Information sheets are built into the powerpoint.) Students give their news reports whilst the class collect information about each in a table. Assessment comes in the form of a PEEL paragraph with useful sentence starters. Hope you enjoy :)
bjcross1