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USA: Abolition to 1920's America (3 lessons)

USA: Abolition to 1920's America (3 lessons)

A bundle looking at the experiences of African Americans from Abolition to the 1920's. Students look at the changes that happened after the abolition of slavery, Jim Crow laws, evaluation of life in 1920's America. These lessons are designed for AQA America 1920 - 1973 Opportunity and Inequality.

By j_leemosley

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USA: Were the 1920’s a Boom or Bust for African Americans? (L17)

USA: Were the 1920’s a Boom or Bust for African Americans? (L17)

A lesson that evaluate the experiences of African Americans in the 1920's. This lesson forms a 3 year scheme of work for AQA America 1920 - 1973 Opportunity and Inequality. The lesson include interpretation questions, with sentence starters for those who need them and challenge tasks to stretch and challenge the top end.

By j_leemosley

AQA History Paper 1 Full Guidance and Question Structure Strips

AQA History Paper 1 Full Guidance and Question Structure Strips

These are updated following response from AQA to confirm queries on structure. Hours of work, checked with the exam board and all yours for a measly fee. Check out the Paper 2 Guidance on the link below or look at emjank to find the companion. Also only £2. For Paper 2 see : https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-history-paper-2-full-guidance-and-question-structure-strips-11694999

By kimi2301

AQA 8145 Conflict and tension in Asia: Why did the US lose the Vietnam War?

AQA 8145 Conflict and tension in Asia: Why did the US lose the Vietnam War?

Card starter categorising reasons for loss into either US failures or success of the VC, group information poster task on the relative significance of key factors (one factor per group: impact of My Lai, protest movement etc), mind map creation using the group posters, continuum group task on relative importance of factors to the US loss, individual judgement on the most significant factor, essay planning (optional) or essay homework and model answer built in: “The main reason that the USA failed to win the war in Vietnam was the tactics of the Vietcong”. How far do you agree with this statement? Explain your answer. (16 marks + 4 SPaG)

By LauraMeadowcroft

Cracking Code Breakers: (KS2) (British Science Association CREST SuperStar Link Scheme)

Cracking Code Breakers: (KS2) (British Science Association CREST SuperStar Link Scheme)

Free downloadable learning resource for KS2/3 Cracking Code Breakers reveals the lesser known story of Colossus, the world's first programmable computer that was invented by Tommy Flowers, a General Post Office (GPO) engineer . Use this resource to inspire your pupils' with a unique story of engineering ingenuity and to make connections between computer technology in the past and the present day. Cracking Code Breakers can support a digital literacy topic and teaching across the curriculum. The resource includes: • Teachers’ Notes • Student Activities including two British Science Association CREST SuperStar Challenges • Interactive PowerPoints • Film clips • Cracking Code Breakers CREST SuperStar stickers Curriculum Links: Computing (Digital Literacy, data protection), Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths, History (Local History, Continuity and Change), Literacy, Geography, Citizenship Mission Colossus game Put your engineering skills to the test in this interactive game. Can you beat the clock and build Colossus? Available to play postalmuseum.org/learning Cracking Code Breakers at The Postal Museum Primary schools visiting The Postal Museum can book a 1-hour interactive workshop: Cracking Code Breakers: Engineering Colossus the world's first programmable computer £120 plus VAT per class (up to 30 pupils) To find out more, or book a visit: postalmuseum.org/for-schools Cracking Code Breakers is funded by Royal Mail and John Cass Foundation and was developed with support from the National Museum of Computing.

By ThePostalMuseum

AQA 8145 Conflict and tension in Asia: Why did protests increase against Vietnam in the 1970s

AQA 8145 Conflict and tension in Asia: Why did protests increase against Vietnam in the 1970s

Two lesson sequence: Reasons for opposition ranking starter, case study on Kent State University (video and pictures), data collection task on Kent State, case study on the Fulbright hearings (worksheet and video), discussion of presidential power (link to Donald Trump), video on Watergate and information on hand out, essay planning session around this question: “The Fulbright hearings were the most significant factor in increasing opposition to the Vietnam War”. How far do you agree with this statement? Explain your answer (16 marks). Post-it plenary on most significant reason for opposition.

By LauraMeadowcroft