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Introduction to Citizenship Drop Down Day

Introduction to Citizenship Drop Down Day

Drop Down Day Pack - A set of 6 lessons to cover a Drop Down Day (6 hours) introducing Citizenship to KS3. The Drop Down Day was put together for Year 7 originally, but all the resources are editable and well-differentiated so it could be used with any year group KS4 / KS3 with a tweak or so. The Drop Down Day covers an introduction to Citizenship, rights + responsibilities, Human Rights and focusing on how we can be active and positive citizens both in the UK and for the rest of the world. All these individual lessons have been rated very highly by Tes users and are tried and tested in my own department. You can find many more inexpensive and free PSHE, Citizenship and RE resources HERE
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Reading bundle on World War One and World War Two

Reading bundle on World War One and World War Two

These reading comprehensions for 9- 14 year olds are ideal for your studies on World War One and Two. Engaging texts and challenging questions are provided with a full mark scheme. They can be purchased individually, but there is a big discount on this bundle. Thanks for your interest.
Richardtownend1978
WORLD WAR ONE: How did it all begin? Reading comprehension Package

WORLD WAR ONE: How did it all begin? Reading comprehension Package

How exactly did World War One begin? Who was Franz Ferdinand? How did the Americans get involved? What role did Uncle Sam play in recruiting an army? 2018 marks the centenary of the end of World War One. This collection of four guided reading activities, aimed at 10 to 14 year olds, tests children’s comprehension, retrieval, inference and deduction skills. It will also promote reflective and engaging classroom discussion as children discover more about this important chapter in the world’s history. CONTENTS Causes of the war - Why did the First World War take place and how did it begin? Find out about how tensions in Europe reached boiling point in the summer of 1914. The assassination of Franz Ferdinand - Read in detail about the daring mission which led to Archduke Franz Ferdinand being killed – and how this led to war. Movers & Shakers - From Woodrow Wilson to the Kaiser, find out about the leaders who played a pivotal part in the war. You will also discover how Adolf Hitler started out as a soldier in World War One. Recruiting an Army - The posters of Lord Kitchener and Uncle Sam are recognised throughout the world, but just how difficult was it to recruit an army for war?
Richardtownend1978
Types of Government

Types of Government

Let’s learn about <strong>Types of Government</strong>! This worksheet includes a wide variety of activities and exercises about various forms of government. The materials have informative exercises about aspects that are related to governments, such as monarchy, democracy, dictatorship, republic, theocracy, anarchy and many other things! Crosswords, word searches, puzzles and other kinds of activities are included to make it a fun and interesting class. <strong>Overview: </strong> Page 1-2: History of Government Page 3-4: Types of Government and Economies Page 5-6: Monarchy Page 7-8: Democracy Page 9-10: Dictatorship Page 11-12: Republic Page 13: Theocracy Page 14: Anarchy Page 15: Other Types of Government Page 16-17: Interesting facts Page 18-19: Terms Page 20-21: Reflection The answers and an answer sheet are included. Keywords: President, checks and balances, constitution, Bill of Rights, monarch, king, queen, emperor, dictator, oligarchy, socialism, communism, capitalism, parliament, prime minister, election, propaganda, federation, coup d’état, congress, senate
willemmacau
PSHE: 3 Years of KS3 PSHE

PSHE: 3 Years of KS3 PSHE

3 YEARS OF KS3 PSHE (110 hours). This 3 year KS3 pack covers all the PSHE Association’s recommended topics for Years 7, 8 and 9 and is written to fit their 2018-19 guidance. From Mental Health, Internet Safety, Vaping, LGBT+ and Bullying to Sex Ed (RSE), Drugs and Energy Drinks - this really is a comprehensive pack. You won’t need to plan any more KS3 PSHE lessons. This pack contains all the lessons from: 1 Year of Year 7 PSHE 1 Year of Year 8 PSHE 1 Year of Year 9 PSHE All 110 lesson packs (in 20 downloads, as most are whole units of lessons) are complete with detailed, well differentiated and easy to follow PowerPoints for every lesson, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs, starters and engaging activities and have colour coded three-level challenges throughout. These resources have been highly-rated individually by TES users, follow the same consistent format and are easy to pick up and use. They are all planned according to 2018 PSHE Association most recently issued advice and in preparation for the new statutory RSE guidance from the DfE. EC Resources has created lessons for The Children’s Commissioner, MACS Charity, The CCRC and has completed PSHE commissions for schools across the UK. We also run psheresources.com There is zero extra work required here (although everything is editable if you do want to adapt it), and the whole bundle also follows Ofsted latest SRE/Safe Students guidance If you are after something more specific, I have a ‘1 year of Year 7 PSHE’ and ‘1 year of Year 8 PSHE’ at my shop as well as PSHE bundles for other year groups, 9-11 as well as some KS5. I use all of these myself as a Head of PSHE and I really hope you find them excellent value. I’ve put literally years into this to make these lessons top quality for my own school team. If you want more info before deciding to purchase this, please look through my resources and read my reviews, I realise it’s an investment, but should save your school a few hundred pounds compared to the leading market providers - and it’s every bit as good. EC RESOURCES STORE You can also find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ecteachresources/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ec_publishing and our website psheresources.com
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The News Quiz 7th - 14th May 2018 Form Tutor Time Topical Events Settler Starter

The News Quiz 7th - 14th May 2018 Form Tutor Time Topical Events Settler Starter

13 topical questions of the past week’s news, across the UK and the world. ANY MIS-SPELLINGS/MISSING CAPITALS ETC. IN THE PREVIEW ARE INTENTIONAL AND LINK TO THE LITERACY QUESTIONS IN THE REST OF THE QUIZ! Powerpoint so can be used on a standard whiteboard. Includes 2 literacy and 1 numeracy questions based on the other questions. Works well as a form group activity in registration time. I give sweets/reward points to the winning group! (We’re not supposed to give out sweets so it’s a nice ‘naughty’ reward for knowing about the world this week!)
mikedean
The United Nations

The United Nations

After the atrocities of the Second World War (millions of Jews were killed and many others) some countries got together and decided that something like that could not happen again. They formed the United Nations. The United Nations drew up a list of basic Human Rights (1948) that everyone should be entitled to – this is called the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. These worksheets help the students to discuss what they consider essential to living and compare their thoughts to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. In addition they look in detail at the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and discuss whose responsibility it is to uphold these
WillsonEducation
The News Quiz 30th April - 4th May 2018 Form Tutor Time Topical Events Settler Starter

The News Quiz 30th April - 4th May 2018 Form Tutor Time Topical Events Settler Starter

13 topical questions of the past week’s news, across the UK and the world. ANY MIS-SPELLINGS/MISSING CAPITALS ETC. IN THE PREVIEW ARE INTENTIONAL AND LINK TO THE LITERACY QUESTIONS IN THE REST OF THE QUIZ! Powerpoint so can be used on a standard whiteboard. Includes 2 literacy and 1 numeracy questions based on the other questions. Works well as a form group activity in registration time. I give sweets/reward points to the winning group! (We’re not supposed to give out sweets so it’s a nice ‘naughty’ reward for knowing about the world this week!) Created 38 school weeks of the year and uploaded to TES.
mikedean
Persuasive Writing English Functional Skills - Windrush Generation

Persuasive Writing English Functional Skills - Windrush Generation

This lesson is based upon the history of the Windrush Generation and their contribution to British society. It breaks down different types of persuasive devices and encourages students to use their listening skills to spot the ones which were used in David Lammy’s speech. Enjoy and please leave a review!
lateesha27
World War II Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

World War II Knowledge Organiser/ Revision Mat!

This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising knowledge of World War II. It is ideal for GCSE or upper KS3 students, and contains comprehensive sections on: Major Events - dates, images, descriptions, and key facts; Key People - Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, Joseph Stalin, Anne Frank; Main Participating Countries - Flags, Year joined and death toll; Timeline of Major Events; Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Human Rights PSHCE Unit

Human Rights PSHCE Unit

A 6 hour PSHCE unit all about Human Rights and responsibilities. The unit covers what rights and responsibilities are, how we are affected by these daily, as consumers and when we join a workplace, how human rights are broken globally, what we can do to help, how we have a responsibility to care for our environment and how different agencies and charities make a difference. This includes 6 x 1 hour PowerPoints, dozens of worksheets and clips clips, well differentiated activities and engaging tasks. Useful for PSHE / Citizenship or Life Skills. These resources have been designed to be engaging, detailed and easy to follow. All our resources are editable (so easy to adapt for your classes) and are designed to last one hour each. You can find many more inexpensive and free PSHE, Citizenship and RE resources at my shop: EC_Resources Leave me a review and pick any other resource for free :)
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9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities! World Wars, Civil War

9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities! World Wars, Civil War

Looking for NO PREP, engaging activities to cover a variety of U.S. Wars? Want a way to make World War II or the Civil War a blast for the class? This resource includes 9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms: Causes of the Revolutionary War Escape Room Civil War Escape Room Pearl Harbor Escape Room Vietnam Escape Room World War I Escape Room World War II Escape Room War of 1812 Escape Room Battle of Bunker Hill Escape Room French and Indian War Escape Room This 9 pack bundle of U.S. Wars Escape Rooms will take students on 9 separate secret missions around the classroom! Each escape room has students decode interesting facts about U.S. involvement in different wars like Wolrd War I or Pearl Harbor! This is the perfect resource to introduce the topic or to review the topics. Each Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given 9 different secret code names and sent on 9 separate secret missions. 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 facts related to the topic. 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!! Each room is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on 9 separate “secret missions” and given a different 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 various U.S Wars. 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. 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 per room Check out the individual previews and products for more specific information!
lisaf5005
World War I ESCAPE ROOM: Woodrow Wilson, Treaty of Versailles, Allied Powers

World War I ESCAPE ROOM: Woodrow Wilson, Treaty of Versailles, Allied Powers

The World War I Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about World War I. This is the perfect resource to introduce the Treaty of Versailles, the Zimmerman Telegram or Central and Allied Powers. The World War I Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to help Jared defend his country. 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 World War I. 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 World War I. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! Spy themed music is highly recommended! 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. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. 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. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes
lisaf5005
The World News Crossword - April 22nd, 2018

The World News Crossword - April 22nd, 2018

The World News Crossword - April 22nd, 2018 is a simple document containing a one page crossword based on last week’s news events. There are three bonus crosswords (Canada, China, and Australia). The World News Crossword - April 22nd, 2018 can be used in Geography, English, SEN (excellent for concentration, logical thinking skills, research skills and handwriting), PSHE/homeroom, Economics, Business… and of course it’s a lot less about what happened and a lot more about the discussions that begin with ‘why…’ Why did China impose a tariff on US sorghum? Why are people protesting in Nicaragua? Why will KitKat lose its trademark protection in the EU? Why are 11,000 Vanuatau residents being evacuated from Ambae Island? The solutions are included.
BFP
20 x Government & Politics Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Leaders

20 x Government & Politics Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Leaders

20 x Wordsearch Puzzle sheets of keywords on the theme of ‘Goverment & Politics’. Topics are: Types of Government Political Parties British Politics British Prime Ministers US President Nicknames Jeremy Corbyn Theresa May Margaret Thatcher Sir Winston Churchill Abraham Lincoln Donald Trump Barack Obama George W Bush Bill Clinton George HW Bush Ronald Reagan Jimmy Carter Gerald Ford Richard Nixon Lyndon B Johnson Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Types of Government Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Politics Elections

Types of Government Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Politics Elections

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Types of Government’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
The World News Crossword - April 15th, 2018

The World News Crossword - April 15th, 2018

The World News Crossword - April 15th, 2018 is a simple crossword based on the events in last week’s news from around the world. We create a new puzzle every week so it can be built into a weekly PSHE, Geography, Economics, English, or Social Studies lesson. These crosswords have been used with significant success in with both GATE and SEN students. The puzzles can be used at all levels of high school and middle school, as homework activities or as in-class, small-group activities. Each week there are three bonus puzzles. This week’s download includes two puzzles on climate change and a puzzle on the Amazon Basin. And of course, all the solutions are included. What happened last week? The CEO of the world’s largest advertising agency resigned suddenly. An Australian company advertised for ‘Anglo-Saxon’ staff. A forest fire resulted in evacuations around Sydney. Two Indian athletes were sent home from the Commonwealth Games because needles were found in their accommodation. Indian police rescued 70 children who were working in a jewelry factory. A Russian-built military plane crashed in Algeria killing all passengers and crew. And the US, UK, and France attacked military installations in Syria in response to a chemical weapons attack by the Syrian government. It’s less about what happened around the world and more about why. Why did the prime minister of Hungary get re-elected for a third term? Why did the US, UK and France attack Syria because of chemical weapons, but not because of ‘ordinary’ bombs? Why were 11 lions killed in a national park? Why did the New Zealand government announce that it will not issue any new permits to oil exploration companies? Why did the UK government deny entry to an Austrian and a Hungarian?
BFP
Columbian Exchange ESCAPE ROOM: Triangular Trade, Columbus, Slave Trade

Columbian Exchange ESCAPE ROOM: Triangular Trade, Columbus, Slave Trade

The Columbian Exchange Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Columbian Exchange, triangular trade and the Atlantic Slave Trade. This is the perfect resource to introduce Christopher Columbus and the New World. The Columbian Exchange Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to help Jessica. 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 Columbian Exchange. 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 Columbian Exchange. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! Spy themed music is highly recommended! 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. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. 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. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes
lisaf5005
Statue of Liberty ESCAPE ROOM: Ellis Island, Immigration, 4th of July - NO PREP!

Statue of Liberty ESCAPE ROOM: Ellis Island, Immigration, 4th of July - NO PREP!

The Statue of Liberty Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Statue of Liberty. This is the perfect resource to introduce immigration and Ellis Island. This could also be used as a fun 4th of July activity. The Statue of Liberty Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to help Megan. 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 Statue of Liberty. 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 Statue of Liberty. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! Spy themed music is highly recommended! 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. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. 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. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes
lisaf5005
Political Parties Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Government Politics

Political Parties Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Government Politics

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Political Parties’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
King Richard III Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover History Monarchs

King Richard III Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover History Monarchs

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘King Richard III’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
PSHE: New PSHE 2018-19 Part 1

PSHE: New PSHE 2018-19 Part 1

10 hours of new PSHE lessons on some of the most pertinent and pressing issues facing students in 2018/19. These topics have been identified by the PSHE Association as essentials for the coming year and so this bundle has been planned following their recommendations. This is part one of a two part pack. PART TWO All 10 lesson packs are complete with at least one hour-long powerpoint, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs, starters and engaging, varied main task activities.All are well differentiated to three levels throughout to enable clear evidence of progress for all students. These lessons have been selected to be in this bundle as they all focus on relatively new issues or ones which need further awareness amongst young people in the diverse world of technology, fake news and potentially tough futures which lie ahead. These resources have been highly-rated individually by TES users, follow the same consistent format and are easy to follow. There is zero extra work required, although each lesson is still completely editable too. I use all of these myself as a Head of PSHE and Citizenship and I really hope you find them excellent value. I’ve put literally months of time into this to make these lessons top quality for my own school team. I have ‘One Year of PSHE’ Packs for Years 7, 8, 9 and KS4. You can check them out at the shop link below. Please leave me a review and I’ll send you any other resource of your choice for free. Many more inexpensive or free resources at my shop: EC_Resources
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Character Education

Character Education

10 x fully resourced, highly-rated Character Education lesson packs (in 9 packs - one contains two lessons). All 10 lesson packs are complete with at least one hour-long powerpoint, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs and starters. All are well differentiated to three levels throughout to enable clear evidence of progress for all students. These lessons have been selected to be in this bundle as they all heavily foster a sense of morality and building good, positive character traits in students. These resources have been highly-rated individually by TES users, follow the same consistent format and are easy to follow. There is zero extra work required, and the whole bundle follows PSHE Association topic recommendations. I use all of these myself as a Head of PSHE and Citizenship and I really hope you find them excellent value. I’ve put literally months of time into this to make these lessons top quality for my own school team. Please leave me a review and I’ll send you any other resource of your choice for free. Many more inexpensive and free resources at my shop: EC_Resources
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comprehensions KS2 / KS3

comprehensions KS2 / KS3

Upper key stage 2/ ks3 range of innovated comprehensions based on Muhammmad Ali, Africa, technology, inequality, and mothers. associated videos to use: muhammmad ali: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NsU8yBZGTug mother with one eye: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqcaeJa5_Dc inequality: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xMCWr0O3Hs African imperialism: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alJaltUmrGo Hope you like, may upload more if positive feedback is given.
supreme_316
The Death Penalty - Islam & Christianity (GCSE Lesson Pack) (Muslim / Islamic & Christian Views) [Religious Studies]

The Death Penalty - Islam & Christianity (GCSE Lesson Pack) (Muslim / Islamic & Christian Views) [Religious Studies]

This pack contains four lessons about corporal punishment and the treatment of criminals. It deals with Muslim & Christian views, beliefs and teachings. It is ideal for any teacher covering Islam as a comparative religion at GCSE level. For more details about the resources please click on the individual items. You can save time and money by downloading these resources in larger units of work: 7-Lesson Units for Islam 10-Lesson Units for Christianity 17-Lesson Islam & Christianity Combined Units If you like the quality of my work, you may also be interested in downloading my complete GCSE Sociology units, designed for the new specification. Finally, those teaching KS5 will find my packs of AS/A2 revision sessions invaluable: OCR Religious Studies AQA Philosophy AQA Sociology If you are happy with the download, please leave a 5-star rating !
godwin86
Corporal Punishment  - Islam & Christianity (GCSE Lesson Pack) (Muslim / Islamic & Christian Views) [Religious Studies]

Corporal Punishment - Islam & Christianity (GCSE Lesson Pack) (Muslim / Islamic & Christian Views) [Religious Studies]

This pack contains three lessons about corporal punishment and the treatment of criminals. It deals with Muslim & Christian views, beliefs and teachings. It is ideal for any teacher covering Islam as a comparative religion at GCSE level. It also includes a free bonus resource: a Personal Learning Checklist (PLC) for this theme (which refers to the AQA specification). For more details about the resources please click on the individual items. You can save time and money by downloading these resources in larger units of work: 7-Lesson Units for Islam 10-Lesson Units for Christianity 17-Lesson Islam & Christianity Combined Units If you like the quality of my work, you may also be interested in downloading my complete GCSE Sociology units, designed for the new specification. Finally, those teaching KS5 will find my packs of AS/A2 revision sessions invaluable: OCR Religious Studies AQA Philosophy AQA Sociology If you are happy with the download, please leave a 5-star rating !
godwin86
Legislative Branch Bundle

Legislative Branch Bundle

This bundle includes resources to teach and assess students about the Legislative Branch of government in the United States. This bundle includes numerous resources to challenge and reach all of your students.
ashdchristie
American Government Grab Bag

American Government Grab Bag

This collection of American Government resources includes many activities, tests, quizzes, projects, presentations, and more over a wide variety of topics studied in American Government. This bundle includes 20 resources that can be found individually in my store. Topics covered include: Democracy, Forms of Government, Bill of Rights, Civil Rights, Interest Groups, Branches of Government.
ashdchristie
The Second Red Scare Word Wall Display Flash Cards

The Second Red Scare Word Wall Display Flash Cards

This display packet covers the key individuals and events during the second Red Scare of the 1940s and 1950s. It can be printed out in colour or in greyscale and used on a word wall in your classroom. The resource can also be put into a mind map on your wall - I find this helps my young people to think thematically. ***The packet contains 30 key words including people, places and events. Examples of some of the cards are shown in the preview thumbnails. *** Words and definitions included: Alger Hiss The Rosenbergs Joseph McCarthy Witch hunts Berlin Blockade President Truman Red Scare HUAC Soviet Union Cold War Communism Capitalism The Hollywood Ten The Fifth Amendment FBI Loyalty Boards FELP Senator Tydings The McCarran Act 1950 Multiple Untruth Blacklisted President Eisenhower McCarthy/Army Hearings 1953 Joseph Welch No Smoke Without Fire Espionage Chinese Civil War The Korean War NKVD J Edgar Hoover Joseph Stalin All of the cards contain a definition or description too and I have used pictures to illustrate most of the main words. These can easily be used a flash cards during test preparation and revision. I hope you find this useful and if you do, please leave feedback! Thanks for looking. TERMS OF USE: This download (free or purchased) is for your own personal use in your classroom or your home. Please do not share my resources with others unless given explicit consent by me. Please direct them to my store instead. You may not share this download. You may not alter any item in this download, resell and claim as your own work. Similarly, you may not sell or share these resources with anyone and you may not use the contents of this download to create anything for commercial purposes or other commercial products. If you are an education board or school and would like to use my resources district wide, please contact me about licensing. ©Amy Hughes (MsHughesTeaches) All rights reserved.
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GCSE Islam & Christianity - Religion, Crime & Punishment (17 Lessons)

GCSE Islam & Christianity - Religion, Crime & Punishment (17 Lessons)

This collection of 17 lessons is for GCSE Religious Studies teachers who are teaching Christianity & Islam. It is for Theme B of the AQA Religious Studies specification: Religion, Crime & Punishment. It includes 10 lessons about Christian beliefs and 7 lessons about Muslim beliefs. It also includes some bonus resources that I hope will be useful to you. Lesson 1-10 (Christianity) Introduction Central Debates The Causes of Crime Responses to Crime Christian Teachings About Crime & Criminals The Aims & Effectiveness of Punishment ICT Suite Lesson Corporal & Capital Punishment Assessment Lesson Unit Overview (Video-Learning Worksheet Lesson) . Lesson 11-17 (Islam) 11) Crime & Criminals 12) Forgiveness & Crime 13) Capital Punishment (1) 14) Capital Punishment (2) 15) Corporal Punishment 16) Unit Overview (Islam) 17) Unit Overview (Islam) It also includes three bonus resources: -A Personal Learning Checklist for this unit -2 x Debate Generators [revision tools] Each lesson is fully resourced and includes a lesson plan, homework, AfL tasks. Most lessons are based around professionally designed A3 worksheets. This download is designed to be everything you need in order to teach this theme and cover Christian & Muslim perspectives. Whilst designed around the AQA specification, it is certainly relevant to all GCSE Religious Studies teachers covering Christianity & Islam. Positive reviews are warmly welcome! The contents of this page, the download, and all included materials are copyrighted by Adam Godwin (2017) System Requirements: Microsoft Office (PowerPoint & Word) Printing (for the worksheet) 512MB Ram 1.5GHZ Processor Check-out some of my most popular resources: GCSE Religious Studies Buddhism (20 Lesson Unit) Buddhism (Thematic Studies Units) Christianity (Thematic Studies Units) Hinduism (20 Lesson Unit) Islam (Thematic Studies Units) .    GCSE Sociology Resources Complete Units (Whole Course) .  AS/A2 Revision Sessions OCR Religious Studies AQA Philosophy AQA Sociology .  Philosophy for Children (P4C) The Ultimate P4C Resource Pack The Debating Society Toolkit Philosophy Boxes . Other Tools A3 DIRT Worksheet (15+ 5-star ratings!) KS3 RE Units
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GCSE Islam - Religion, Crime & Punishment (7 Lessons)

GCSE Islam - Religion, Crime & Punishment (7 Lessons)

This seven lesson unit is for teachers covering Islam as a comparative religion at GCSE level. It covers Theme E: Religion, Crime & Punishment and focuses on Muslim views, beliefs and teachings. It was designed around the GCSE AQA specification, Theme E, and, consequently, covers the three topics listed: • Corporal punishment • The Death Penalty / Capital Punishment • Forgiveness Each lesson is fully resourced and includes a lesson plan, homework, AfL tasks. Most lessons are based around professionally designed A3 worksheets. You can buy this 7 lesson unit alongside a 10 lesson Christianity Thematic Study unit in one 17-lesson bundle to save money. The lessons included are outlined as follows: Lesson 1 - Crime & Criminals Lesson 2 - Forgiveness & Crime Lesson 3 - Capital Punishment (1) Lesson 4 - Capital Punishment (2) Lesson 5 - Corporal Punishment Lesson 6 - Unit Overview Lesson 7 - Unit Overview It also contains three bonus resources: -The GCSE Islam Ethical Debate Generator -A P4C Session About Multiculturalism (KS3-4) -A PLC (Personal, Learning Checklist) for this unit Positive reviews are warmly welcome! The contents of this page, the download, and all included materials are copyrighted by Adam Godwin (2017) Contents may differ slightly from those depicted on the cover photo, which are meant to be a fair illustration of the quality and activities contained in the download. System Requirements: Microsoft Office (PowerPoint & Word) Printing (for the worksheet) 512MB Ram 1.5GHZ Processor Check-out some of my most popular resources: GCSE Religious Studies Buddhism (20 Lesson Unit) Buddhism (Thematic Studies Units) Christianity (Thematic Studies Units) Hinduism (20 Lesson Unit) Islam (Thematic Studies Units) .    GCSE Sociology Resources Complete Units (Whole Course) .  AS/A2 Revision Sessions OCR Religious Studies AQA Philosophy AQA Sociology .  Philosophy for Children (P4C) The Ultimate P4C Resource Pack The Debating Society Toolkit Philosophy Boxes . Other Tools A3 DIRT Worksheet (15+ 5-star ratings!) KS3 RE Units
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The News Quiz 19th - 26th March 2018 Form Tutor Time Topical Events Settler Starter

The News Quiz 19th - 26th March 2018 Form Tutor Time Topical Events Settler Starter

13 topical questions of the past week’s news, across the UK and the world. ANY MIS-SPELLINGS/MISSING CAPITALS ETC. IN THE PREVIEW ARE INTENTIONAL AND LINK TO THE LITERACY QUESTIONS IN THE REST OF THE QUIZ! Powerpoint so can be used on a standard whiteboard. Includes 2 literacy and 1 numeracy questions based on the other questions. Works well as a form group activity in registration time. I give sweets/reward points to the winning group! (We’re not supposed to give out sweets so it’s a nice ‘naughty’ reward for knowing about the world this week!) Created 38 school weeks of the year and uploaded to TES.
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The World News Crossword - March 18th, 2018

The World News Crossword - March 18th, 2018

The World News Crossword - March 18th, 2018 is a 30-45 minute crossword activity based on last week’s news events. There are. 3 additional crosswords in the download (one each on France, New Zealand, and Australia). The World News Crossword encourages accurate and neat handwriting, logic and problem-solving, and research skills. Perhaps it’s less about the crossword and more about the discussion about the news events. Who is Robert Mugabe and why does he refer to a military coup in Zimbabwe? How could a plane drop 200 bars of gold on the runway as it was taking off? Why are only 400 Rohingya people allowed to return to their homes in Myanmar? Why would Saudi Arabia want nuclear weapons? Why would the president of USA tell lies to the prime minister of Canada? And why did the government of Bali block the internet on mobile phones for a whole day?
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World War II ESCAPE ROOM: Hitler, Holocaust, FDR, Pearl Harbor

World War II ESCAPE ROOM: Hitler, Holocaust, FDR, Pearl Harbor

The World War II Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about World War II. This is the perfect resource to introduce or review FDR, Pearl Harbor, Hitler and the Holocaust. The World War II Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to restore Anne Frank’s Diary. 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 World War II. 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 World War II. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! Spy themed music is highly recommended! 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. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. 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. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes <a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/vietnam-war-escape-room-no-prep-11806087 "> Vietnam War ESCAPE ROOM!</a>
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The News Quiz 12th - 19th March 2018 SCIENCE WEEK SPECIAL Form Tutor Time Topical Events

The News Quiz 12th - 19th March 2018 SCIENCE WEEK SPECIAL Form Tutor Time Topical Events

13 topical questions of the past week’s news, across the UK and the world. This week’s one is a Science Week Special, where the topical questions all have science-related answers. ANY MIS-SPELLINGS/MISSING CAPITALS ETC. IN THE PREVIEW ARE INTENTIONAL AND LINK TO THE LITERACY QUESTIONS IN THE REST OF THE QUIZ! Powerpoint so can be used on a standard whiteboard. Includes 2 literacy and 1 numeracy questions based on the other questions. Works well as a form group activity in registration time. I give sweets/reward points to the winning group! (We’re not supposed to give out sweets so it’s a nice ‘naughty’ reward for knowing about the world this week!) Created 38 school weeks of the year and uploaded to TES.
mikedean
Democracy Drop Down Day

Democracy Drop Down Day

Drop Down Day / Off Timetable Day Pack - A set of 6 lessons to cover a Drop Down Day (6 hours) all about democracy, elections and voting. The Drop Down Day was put together for Year 9 originally, but all the resources are editable and well-differentiated so it could be used with any year group KS4 / KS3 with a tweak or so. The overall theme for the series of KS3 Drop Down Days was ‘British Values’, so this is just one in a series of six which ran throughout the year. The day works especially well if you can align it with voting for the student council or prefects. At the end of the sessions, after carefully studying the democratic process, the students could come down to the hall to cast their vote. There is much focus on British Values throughout the lessons as this was planned to ensure thorough coverage of Citizenship and SMSC. All these individual lessons have been rated very highly by Tes users and are tried and tested in my own department. You can find many more inexpensive and free PSHE, Citizenship and RE resources at my shop: <a href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EC_Resources”><br /> Leave me a review and pick any other resource for free :)</a><br />
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Globalization and Global Citizenship, collaborative research project unit bundle

Globalization and Global Citizenship, collaborative research project unit bundle

Students will learn about globalization and then will be working collaboratively to research one problem affecting the world on a global scale, while simultaneously developing their writing proficiency. Upon completion of their research, groups will develop and execute and action project the support solving a global problem on a local level. Discussion questions are used to open each lesson, and students are to be given time to write out their answers before sharing their answers as a class discussion. A writing rubric is included, which is a student friendly version of the WIDA writing rubric, which measures proficiency in writing in English. A sentence starter is included with each discussion question to support students who are struggling writings, have special needs or are English language learners. Research will require access to a source for gaining information. The unit plan was designed with intention to be used with National Geographic’s Global Issues series. If that is not available to you I have also included a hyperlinked document where students can find the information they need on each global issue.
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Corporal Punishment - Islamic Teachings & Muslim Views (GCSE RS - Islam - Crime & Punishment) L5/7

Corporal Punishment - Islamic Teachings & Muslim Views (GCSE RS - Islam - Crime & Punishment) L5/7

This fully resourced lesson is for those teaching Islam as a comparative religion at GCSE level. It is the fifth in our seven-lesson Islam unit for Theme E: Religion, Crime & Punishment and focuses on Muslim teachings, views and beliefs about using corporal punishment as a response to crime. The lesson deals with difficult issues and tries to represent Islam in a balanced way: whilst not shying away from some of the more ‘controversial’ aspects of the Qur’anic stance on corporal punishment. It was designed with the AQA Religious Studies specification in mind, but relevant to all GCSE Religious Studies teachers covering Islam. The lesson features starters, learning objectives, key-words, key-information, pictures, instructions and information for a poster-design task, AfL tasks, discussion and debate tasks and homework. This download includes: -A full lesson PowerPoint -A comprehensive knowledge hunt, focusing on Muslim views -Instructions, pictures and information for a poster-design task -A detailed lesson plan -AfL tasks & homework The lesson is centered around a poster-design task. All necessary resources to undertake this activity are included in this download (instructional sheet, pictures and information). All included resources are editable. We’ve made 10-lesson units covering Christian views for each of the themes, you can now bolster these with 7-lesson add-on units for the comparative religions: in this case Islam. Download individual units or all 17 lessons (Christianity & Islam) together to save money! Positive reviews are warmly welcome! The contents of this page, the download, and all included materials are copyrighted by Adam Godwin (2017) Contents may differ slightly from those depicted on the cover photo, which are meant to be a fair illustration of the quality and activities contained in the download. System Requirements: Microsoft Office (PowerPoint & Word) Printing (for the worksheet) 512MB Ram 1.5GHZ Processor
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SMSC : Outstanding SMSC Bundle

SMSC : Outstanding SMSC Bundle

Prepared especially for schools working towards establishing or maintaining outstanding SMSC, this pack contains 20 fully resourced, highly-rated, SMSC lesson packs. All 20x lesson packs are complete with at least one hour-long Powerpoint, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, starters, AFL tasks, clear LOs and plenaries. All are well-differentiated to three levels throughout to enable clear evidence of progress for all students. These lessons are all planned according to the latest Ofsted, PSHE Association and Citizenship Teachers’ Association guidelines and have been used individually in hundreds of schools throughout the UK, many of which have used them to help obtain the SMSC Award or Quality Mark. This pack sees all the SMSC-specific lessons made available together at a discount, as requested by Tes users. There is zero extra work required, but the lessons are all completely editable too. Instructions are very clear and all lessons follow the same, clear and engaging format. I use all of these myself as a Head of SMSC, RE and Life Skills and I really hope you find them excellent value. I’ve put literally weeks of time into this to make these lessons top quality for my own school team. Please leave me a review and I’ll send you any other resource of your choice for free. Many more inexpensive and free resources at my shop: <a href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EC_Resources”> Leave me a review and pick any other resource for free :)</a> EC Resources are a team of teachers and consultants, whose most recent commissions include resources for The Children’s Commissioner, The CCRC and MACs Charity
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The News Quiz 5th - 12th March 2018 Form Tutor Time Topical Events Settler Starter

The News Quiz 5th - 12th March 2018 Form Tutor Time Topical Events Settler Starter

13 topical questions of the past week’s news, across the UK and the world. ANY MIS-SPELLINGS/MISSING CAPITALS ETC. IN THE PREVIEW ARE INTENTIONAL AND LINK TO THE LITERACY QUESTIONS IN THE REST OF THE QUIZ! Powerpoint so can be used on a standard whiteboard. Includes 2 literacy and 1 numeracy questions based on the other questions. Works well as a form group activity in registration time. I give sweets/reward points to the winning group! (We’re not supposed to give out sweets so it’s a nice ‘naughty’ reward for knowing about the world this week!) Created 38 school weeks of the year and uploaded to TES.
mikedean