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AQA 9-1 GCSE History Elizabethan England 1568-1603: The threat of Mary, Queen of Scots to Elizabeth

AQA 9-1 GCSE History Elizabethan England 1568-1603: The threat of Mary, Queen of Scots to Elizabeth

This lesson focuses on the threat posed by Mary Queen of Scots through her activity and inactivity under the close guard and ‘protection’ of Elizabeth. Students are taken through Mary’s life from the controversy of her husbands in Scotland to her imprisonment in England by Elizabeth. Through sources, visual and video evidence, they have conclude how much of a threat Mary posed to Elizabeth using a colour coding activity which includes of all the plots associated with Mary, including the infamous Babington Plot which is analysed in more detail later. A threatometer gets the students to make an overall judgement and justify their conclusions. They also learn about her execution and answer a GCSE practice question on the significance of her execution on Elizabethan England. The resource includes suggested teaching strategies and differentiated materials and 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 a bundle of resources for Elizabeth which can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-gcse-history-9-1-elizabethan-england-1568-1603-part-1-elizabeth-s-court-government-and-early-problems-11922038 I have also made a complete and full revision guide for the AQA GCSE 9-1 Elizabeth course which has been given a 5 star rating which can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-gcse-9-1-revision-guide-elizabethan-england-c-1568-1603-11806156
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What is History Virtual Classroom

What is History Virtual Classroom

How do historians know what to believe? This exciting session gives pupils the opportunity to work with a range of primary documents selected around a specific theme. Pupils will gain an understanding of how different types of sources can be used to find out about the past, and how historians can use these sources as evidence. This session supports schools focusing on a thematic study in British history (beyond 1066). Book What is History now
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The Sinking of the Titanic Virtual Classroom

The Sinking of the Titanic Virtual Classroom

Why were so many lives lost in the disaster? Exploring information and testimony submitted to the British government inquiry into the sinking of Titanic, students investigate why so many passengers and crew lost their lives in the early hours of 15 April 1912. Through close analysis of these documents, students link causes, reaching a conclusion about which factors were most significant. This workshop supports schools studying challenges to Britain and the wider world, 1901 to the present day. Book The Sinking of the Titanic now
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AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 11&12 - Coalition problems and Uprisings

AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 11&12 - Coalition problems and Uprisings

2 Lessons looking at the political problems faced by the Weimar Republic in their early years. There is some source work and then pupils study the idea of proportional representation and coalition governments. Class then look at the makeup of the first Reichstag and how the political situation fluctuated in Germany. There is then a focus on the risings of the Left and the Right in Germany, supported by videos and tasks on both the Spartacist Uprising and the Kapp Putsch. When looking at the Kapp Putsch the pupils also analyse a primary source (attached). Lesson finishes by focussing on the continued political violence existing in Germany…leading the way for the Munich Putsch Info slides are printable from ppt and the lesson makes use of the Oxford AQA History for A Level: Democracy and Nazism: Germany 1918-1945 textbook. Freikorps info shee and Kapp sheet attached.
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The English Civil Wars Virtual Classroom

The English Civil Wars Virtual Classroom

Which factor was the most significant in paving the way for the execution of Charles I? In this virtual classroom session, students study a range of documents to consider some of the causes of the English Civil Wars. Book The English Civil Wars now Suitable for: Edexcel GCSE History (9-1). Unit: Warfare and British Society, c1250-present, option 12, Warfare and English Society in the Early Modern Period: the experience of war. OCR GCSE, History A, Explaining the Modern World (J410). This session provides support for the unit: War and British Society c.790-2010: The Civil Wars of 1642-1651 in England, Scotland and Ireland: the nature of these wars; their impact in the people of England, Scotland and Ireland, and the unit: Monarchy and Democracy in Britain c.1000 to 2014: Defeat and return of monarchy: Charles I’s personal rule 1629-1640; the Civil Wars and the abolition of monarchy; the Restoration of the monarchy in 1660. AQA GCSE History (8145). Thematic study 2B Britain: Power and the People c1170 to the present day, part two: Challenging royal authority: the short and the long term impact of the English Revolution.
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AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 10 - Invasion of the Ruhr

AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 10 - Invasion of the Ruhr

More of an activity than a lesson - ppt begins with information from last lesson on reparations and asks a few recap questions. There are then 2 video links embedded which lead into the main task - pupils are set a research task which results in them creating an information booklet. Info slides are printable from ppt and the lesson makes use of the Oxford AQA History for A Level: Democracy and Nazism: Germany 1918-1945 textbook
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AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 9 - Money problems

AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 9 - Money problems

Lesson looks at the financial problems caused by defeat in the War and the efforts of the Weimar Republic to solve them. There are information slides and questions throughout the lesson to get the pupils to think of the problems certain potential strategies could, and did cause, in Germany. There are tasks and a short video (embedded in ppt) which look at inflation, a concept I often spend a lot of the lesson trying to explain! Lesson finishes with pupils looking at the economic impact of the Versailles reparations. Info slides are printable from ppt and the lesson makes use of the Oxford AQA History for A Level: Democracy and Nazism: Germany 1918-1945 textbook.
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AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 8 - Reactions to the Treaty of Versailles

AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 8 - Reactions to the Treaty of Versailles

Lesson follows up on recent work on the Treaty of Versailles with a set of recap questions on the German reaction to the Treaty and for-and-against points on whether the German reaction was justified. Class are then asked to complete a newspaper task, examining the reaction to the ToV from different countries’ perspectives. At the end of the lesson there is some exam work around a 25-mark question and some pointers I provide for pupils when asking them to answer this particular question. Info slides are printable from ppt and the lesson makes use of the Oxford AQA History for A Level: Democracy and Nazism: Germany 1918-1945 textbook.
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AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 7 - Treaty of Versailles do-at-home lesson

AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 7 - Treaty of Versailles do-at-home lesson

Lesson looking at the German expectations for the Treaty of Versailles, and the eventual terms. I always set this lesson to do at home but it can be easily adapted to be taught instead. Lesson picks up from Lesson 6, looking at how (and why) the Germans expected to be treated, supported by video clips. There is then some info surrounding events in Germany and the eventual terms of the Treaty. Pupils then complete a number of tasks on the ppt to consolidate knowledge, looking both at the terms and whether Germany was justified in being appalled at the Treaty. Info slides are printable from ppt and the lesson makes use of the Oxford AQA History for A Level: Democracy and Nazism: Germany 1918-1945 textbook.
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Magna Carta Virtual Classroom

Magna Carta Virtual Classroom

Did people take Magna Carta seriously? In 1225, Henry II proclaimed that the legal rights granted in his latest version of Magna Carta would be ‘held in our kingdom of England forever.’ Students work with a range of documents to consider the lasting impact of the Charter in medieval England. This workshop supports schools studying the development of Church, state and society in Medieval Britain 1066-1509. Book Magna Carta now
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Henry VIII: Image of a King - Virtual Classroom

Henry VIII: Image of a King - Virtual Classroom

Was appearance everything for a ruler in the 16th century? Henry VIII used symbols and images to display royal power. In this exciting session, pupils work with original documents from Henry’s reign to investigate how he was portrayed as a great monarch. This workshop supports schools focusing on a thematic study in British history (beyond 1066). Book Image of a King now
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From the Front Virtual Classroom

From the Front Virtual Classroom

How typical was Albert Edwin Rippington’s experience of war? ‘…if you ever meet a chap that says he wants to go back call him a liar’. These are words penned by Albert Edwin Rippington, an employee of the Audit Office for the Great Western Railway. Albert, along with many of his colleagues, had enlisted to fight in the First World War. He was wounded in action and wrote about his experiences from his hospital bed back in England. Albert was clearly deeply affected by his time in the trenches, but how typical was his experience? Exploring a range of letters written by soldiers who enlisted from the Great Western Railway to fight, students will investigate these men’s experiences of war; the conditions in the trenches and in reserve, and the impact that these experiences had on their morale and health of these men. Book From the Front now
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Four Days Hard Labour Virtual Classroom

Four Days Hard Labour Virtual Classroom

What was life like for a Victorian child criminal? Photographs, reports and drawings from our prison records are used to explore the lives of Victorian children who were classed as criminals. Pupils investigate Victorian attitudes to crime and punishment, and explore the cases of children imprisoned at Wandsworth Prison in the mid 19th century. This session supports schools focusing on a thematic study in British history (beyond 1066). Book Four Days Hard Labour now
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Fighting Conscription Virtual Classroom

Fighting Conscription Virtual Classroom

Why did men appeal against conscription? In January 1916 the British Government introduced compulsory military service for all single men of military age. Why did some men decide to apply for exemption from conscription? Students answer this question by critically examining the case papers of the Middlesex Appeals Tribunal, which, between 1916 and 1918, heard the appeals of men who previously applied to a local tribunal for exemption from military service. Through the individual stories held in these records students explore the impact of conscription on British society. This is a free 1 hour workshop with The National Archives Education Service which can be run via Virtual Classroom in your school or on site at the National Archives in Kew. Please use the link below to book this session. Connections to the curriculum: Edexcel Thematic Study Option 12: Warfare and British society, c.1250–present. Book Fighting Conscription now
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AQA GCSE 9-1 Elizabethan England 1568-1603: How much of a threat were the Puritans to Elizabeth I?

AQA GCSE 9-1 Elizabethan England 1568-1603: How much of a threat were the Puritans to Elizabeth I?

This lesson focuses on the threat posed by the Puritans and how Elizabeth dealt with this threat, despite prominent members in her Government such as Walsingham being Puritans. Students begin by understanding the nature of Puritanism and how they disagreed with the religious settlement. They are given information about a number of controversies raised in Elizabeth’s reign and by colour coding decide how much of a threat they posed. A threatometer give an overall picture which they will have to justify where their judgement lies. This lesson also focuses on two GCSE questions with a ‘write and account’ and a ‘How convincing is the Source’ question given for GCSE exam practice. Students can answer both or choose which one to tackle. The information is included in the lesson to assist in their answers. The resource gives suggested teaching strategies, includes differentiated teaching resources and comes in PDF and Powerpoint formats. It can be amended and changed to suit. If you like this resource, please visit my shop where I have created further resources for Elizabeth as well as a full revision guide for the AQA GCSE 9-1 Elizabeth course which can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-gcse-9-1-revision-guide-elizabethan-england-c-1568-1603-11806156
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9-1 GCSE British Medicine Through Time Revision Guide

9-1 GCSE British Medicine Through Time Revision Guide

Edexcel 9-1 GCSE British Medicine 1250-present New 2016 Specification Revision guide covering the complete 4 topics from British Medicine topic The Middle Ages The Renaissance The Industrial Period The Modern Period Contains detailed top level (Grade 9)l knowledge on all aspects of the course, covering the specification from Edexcel Focus on: ideas on cause of disease, treatment, surgery, prevention, public health, care, hospitals and depth studies (Black Death, Great Plague, Cholera & Lung Cancer) with overview for each topic on ‘how much progress’ and factors for/against progres Includes a wide range of exam questions (Comparison, Explain, Judgement) with ‘how to’ guide for each question with model answers throughout. Visually laid out revision guide with images aiding information, 51 pages in total. Can be used for revision, homework, interleaving, within class teaching and as a basis for a workbook. Cheap to print for students (£1 a copy) which is cheaper than purchasing multiple revision guides which can lack detailed content for higher ability students. Does NOT include the Western Front Medicine Environment Study section, I do this separately as a workbook. Content could also be for AQA, OCR and WJEC, whilst also for HA KS3 pupils Please see my other lessons and resources Feedback welcome @mrthorntonteach
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GCSE Edexcel The American West: L6: Why did people travel West?

GCSE Edexcel The American West: L6: Why did people travel West?

Students examine the key push and pull factors that encouraged migration to the West. A range of student-led tasks, such as categorising/ prioritising activities through a card sort and a range of follow up tasks that help students to understand the factors that encouraged migration to the West.
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History Bingo Sheets and Questions (Trivia/Game)

History Bingo Sheets and Questions (Trivia/Game)

Do you need a fun way to engage your students in your History classroom? Do your students love trivia? Do you want a fun way to encourage student participation? Or do you just need a bit of fun? This set of twenty-five individual bingo sheets and questions (with answers) is a great, ready to go way of making History fun with your primary and high school students. Just print out the sheets, read off the questions and if the students have the corresponding question and are able to answer it correctly they can stamp it off. When they have stamped all their questions they call out BINGO. My kids love Bingo and this way you just need to print off the sheets! I hope you enjoy them.
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AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 6 - Weimar Constitution & into Versailles

AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 6 - Weimar Constitution & into Versailles

Pupils begin by looking at an exam-style question for the first time, consolidating knowledge from the previous two lessons. Lesson then goes over the key points of the consitution of the Weimar Republic, further analysing strengths and weaknesses. Class are then asked to consider the viewpoints of the ‘Big Three’ before Versailles and complete a task looking at these in more depth. There is also some cartoon analysis (printable from PPT) Info slides are printable from ppt and the lesson makes use of the Oxford AQA History for A Level: Democracy and Nazism: Germany 1918-1945 textbook.
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AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lessons 4&5 - Ebert&Constitution

AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lessons 4&5 - Ebert&Constitution

Lessons begin with a recap quiz, consolidating knowledge so far. Pupils then go on to look at what happened after the War in Germany, focussing on the problems faced by the new government and how Ebert approached these issues. Main part of the lessons cover the new consitution of the Republic and, where pupils look at both sides of the constitution and analyse strengths and weaknesses. There are two tasks here, I only usually use one of them depending on the make-up of the group. There is also a homework to consolidate. Info slides are printable from ppt and the lesson makes use of the Oxford AQA History for A Level: Democracy and Nazism: Germany 1918-1945 textbook.
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AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 3 - Timeline of Chaos

AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 3 - Timeline of Chaos

Lesson picks up from looking at the impact of World War One on Germany in lesson 2. Main part of lesson is presented as information slides which takes the class through the key events leading to the removal of the Kaiser. These information slides can be printed from the ppt and presented as a lecture or as something more interactive (depending on if you have the time!) The second part introduces the idea of assessing the value of sources, using one of the sources in the textbook. I usually go through the skills needed when looking at value, leave the pupis to it and then recap as a group using the hints on the ppt. Lesson makes use of the Oxford AQA History for A Level: Democracy and Nazism: Germany 1918-1945
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AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 2 - Impact of WW1

AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 2 - Impact of WW1

Lesson looking at the impact of WW1 on the popularity of the Kaiser and the political situation in Germany. Lesson begins with a recap on last lesson before introducing the negatives effects of World War One on Germany. Pupils have to consider how this will affect the position of the Kaiser and what the likely consequences will be. This is supported by a youtube video, linked within the PPt. Pupils then have to complete a task considering the 14 Points of Woodrow Wilson (can be printed from slide). Lesson finishes with task examining the main events of 1918 and their impact on Germany. Resources are printable from the PPT. Lesson makes use of the Oxford AQA History for A Level: Democracy and Nazism: Germany 1918-1945 Textbook.
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AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 1 - Introduction

AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Lesson 1 - Introduction

Introduction lesson to the A level course for new year 12s. Lesson goes over the content of the first year of the course and introduces the exam question types with examples from a recent paper. Pupils are then given a brief introduction to Germany from the formation of the Second Reich, including a video on the Franco-Prussian War. Includes a research homework to continue the introduction to Germany and to some of the major players.
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GCSE Edexcel The American West: L5: How did US government policy towards the Indians develop 1830-51

GCSE Edexcel The American West: L5: How did US government policy towards the Indians develop 1830-51

This lesson focuses on the US government’s policy towards the Plains Indians in the period 1830-51 and how/ why it changed during this period. Students analyse four key events/ policy changes through decision-making and discussion based tasks. Using their knowledge on each policy they complete a radar graph activity which leads into follow-up tasks such as a quick fire quiz and an annotated time line. These activities set the students up for an examination (narrative style) question. These are structure strips, tips and a mark scheme included. The PowerPoint includes a step by step guide with a examples and a range of differentiated and extension tasks. This lesson will ideally be taught across two one hour lessons. These resources and lessons take many hours to plan and create, so any feedback is greatly appreciated. I hope that you and your students find them helpful.
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Into  Archive Film

Into Archive Film

This pack provides worksheets and activities for members to analyse stills and clips from any archive film or photograph. The activities will help young people to develop their personal analysis and interpretation of primary sources in addition to creating their own texts inspired by the archive footage. About 14-18 NOW 14-18 NOW is a five-year programme of extraordinary arts experiences connecting people with the First World War. Working with partners all across the UK, we commission new artworks from leading contemporary artists, musicians, designers and performers, inspired by the period 1914-18. These new artworks bring stories of the First World War to life, offer fresh perspectives and connect a global conflict from 100 years ago with our world today. So far more than 30 million people have experienced our programme. 14-18 NOW is supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England, by the DCMS. Into Film and 14–18 NOW are delighted to be collaborating on the creation of activities to deepen students’ engagement in history through archive film.
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The French - Comprehension Worksheet - The Vikings KS2

The French - Comprehension Worksheet - The Vikings KS2

KS2 History: The Vikings - The French Comprehension Worksheet This story-led comprehension worksheet begins with a short story about the peaceful life led under the rule of Edward and how it was soon to change, along with supporting facts and information. Pupils are then given a variety of comprehension questions and deeper-thinking tasks on the topic. This worksheet is ideal for paired or small group work, or as a homework task.
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King of the English - Comprehension Worksheet - The Vikings KS2

King of the English - Comprehension Worksheet - The Vikings KS2

KS2 History: The Vikings - King of the English Comprehension Worksheet This story-led comprehension worksheet begins with a short story about the war that broke out in Britain, instigated by King Athelstan, along with supporting facts and information. Pupils are then given a variety of comprehension questions and deeper-thinking tasks on the topic. This worksheet is ideal for paired or small group work, or as a homework task.
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A Viking King - Comprehension Worksheet - The Vikings KS2

A Viking King - Comprehension Worksheet - The Vikings KS2

KS2 History: The Vikings - A Viking King Comprehension Worksheet This story-led comprehension worksheet begins with a short story about the court of the Danish King Cnut, along with supporting facts and information. Pupils are then given a variety of comprehension questions and deeper-thinking tasks on the topic. This worksheet is ideal for paired or small group work, or as a homework task.
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Living Side by Side - Comprehension Worksheet - The Vikings KS2

Living Side by Side - Comprehension Worksheet - The Vikings KS2

KS2 History: The Vikings - Living Side by Side Comprehension Worksheet This story-led comprehension worksheet begins with a short story about how schooling became more important as peace returned to Britain, along with supporting facts and information. Pupils are then given a variety of comprehension questions and deeper-thinking tasks on the topic. This worksheet is ideal for paired or small group work, or as a homework task.
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The Great Heathen Army - Comprehension Worksheet - The Vikings KS2

The Great Heathen Army - Comprehension Worksheet - The Vikings KS2

KS2 History: The Vikings - The Great Heathen Army Comprehension Worksheet This story-led comprehension worksheet begins with a short story about the invasion by the Great Heathen Army, along with supporting facts and information. Pupils are then given a variety of comprehension questions and deeper-thinking tasks on the topic. This worksheet is ideal for paired or small group work, or as a homework task.
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Raids on Britain - Comprehension Worksheet - The Vikings KS2

Raids on Britain - Comprehension Worksheet - The Vikings KS2

KS2 History: The Vikings - Viking Raids on Britain Comprehension Worksheet This story-led comprehension worksheet begins with a short story about the Viking’s raids on England, along with supporting facts and information. Pupils are then given a variety of comprehension questions and deeper-thinking tasks on the topic. This worksheet is ideal for paired or small group work, or as a homework task.
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Wessex Resistance - Comprehension Worksheet - The Vikings KS2

Wessex Resistance - Comprehension Worksheet - The Vikings KS2

KS2 History: The Vikings - Wessex Resistance Comprehension Worksheet This story-led comprehension worksheet begins with a short story about the Wessex resistance, led by Kind Alfred the Great, along with supporting facts and information. Pupils are then given a variety of comprehension questions and deeper-thinking tasks on the topic. This worksheet is ideal for paired or small group work, or as a homework task.
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King of the English - Worksheet - The Vikings KS2

King of the English - Worksheet - The Vikings KS2

KS2 History: The Vikings - King of the English Worksheet This story-led task sheet provides facts and information about the war that broke out in Britain as the new King Athelstan waged war against the Vikings. This resource is ideal for pupils to use in pairs or small groups, this resource contains questions prompts to encourage discussion.
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Invaders - Comprehension Worksheet - The Vikings KS2

Invaders - Comprehension Worksheet - The Vikings KS2

KS2 History: The Vikings - Viking Invaders Comprehension Worksheet This story-led comprehension worksheet begins with a short story about the Viking’s invasion of England, along with supporting facts and information. Pupils are then given a variety of comprehension questions and deeper-thinking tasks on the topic. This worksheet is ideal for paired or small group work, or as a homework task.
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