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GCSE 9-1 Edexcel Paper 2 Structure Strips - Consequence, Importance and Narrative Questions

GCSE 9-1 Edexcel Paper 2 Structure Strips - Consequence, Importance and Narrative Questions

Edexcel 9-1 GCSE New 2016 Specification Structure strips to aid students answering the three types of exam questions from the Edexcel 9-1 Period Depth Study from Paper 2. Students stick to the left margin and use to aid writing assessment questions. Can be used for peer/self assessment also. Can be used for the following topics: ● Spain and the ‘New World’, c1490–c1555 ● British America, 1713–83: empire and revolution ● The American West, c1835–c1895 ● Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941–91 ● Conflict in the Middle East, 1945–95. Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome

By MrThorntonTeach

Historical Skills Display Posters

Historical Skills Display Posters

A series of display posters that define different skills and key words/phrases in History. Includes: Cause, Consequence, Change & continuity, Chronology, Evidence, Inference, Interpretation

By jfgoulden

Ho did the Khmer Rouge treat the Cambodian people?

Ho did the Khmer Rouge treat the Cambodian people?

In April 1975 the Khmer Rouge assumed control of Phnom Penh and immediately implemented policies including forced relocation of locals, identifying and killing particular groups of people including the educated and members of Lon Nol's army, forced work programs, expulsion of people of Vietnamese ethnicity, the use of starvation and torture as means of social control. This source-based activity is designed for NSW students of the Modern History Syllabus. Higher School Certificate course Peace & Conflict Option A: Conflict in Indochina

By WayneWoods

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

AQA 8145 - Health and the People: Why did the government introduce reforms after 1900?

AQA 8145 - Health and the People: Why did the government introduce reforms after 1900?

Lesson exploring the liberal reforms up to 1945. Starter exploring health issues exisiting, hyperlinked video showing key health issues/solutions, analysis of reforms and changes made, categorising of causes of reforms (e.g. individuals, governments...), planning of question: how useful is source A to an historian studying the liberal reforms using the grid ( mark scheme and model answer included).

By LauraMeadowcroft

AQA 8145 - Health and the People: How successful were 19th century public health reforms?

AQA 8145 - Health and the People: How successful were 19th century public health reforms?

Joseph Bazelgette video starter to introduce success and role of individuals, assessment of successes and failures of reforms/actions in a table with extensions built in, group analysis of one factor in improving public health (government, individuals, technology or epidemics) - poster creation and feedback/notes, PEE planning sheet for the following essay: Was the role of individuals the main factor in improving public health in the 19th century? Explain your answer with reference to individuals and other factors (16 marks + 4 SPaG), model paragraph analysis and corner judgement plenary on the most significant factor for the essay question.

By LauraMeadowcroft

AQA 8145 - Health and the People:  How significant was the work of Edward Jenner?

AQA 8145 - Health and the People: How significant was the work of Edward Jenner?

Lesson focused on significance and source skills. Link the picture starter, Description of difference of inoculation and vaccination, hyperlinked video on the work of Jenner, explanation of the differences of vaccination to inoculation, ranking significance card tasks, source analysis of the Gillray anti-vaccination source, and model answer built in for use in the lesson or afterwards.

By LauraMeadowcroft

AQA 8145 - Health and the People: How did doctors deal with the Plague?

AQA 8145 - Health and the People: How did doctors deal with the Plague?

Lesson exploring the impact of the Plague on medical development. Starter for 10 recapping previous learning (answers included), hyperlinked video on the Plague, plague worksheet with assessment of attempted solutions, planning of similarities with black death answer, plenary assessment of a model paragraph for students to focus on WWW and EBI.

By LauraMeadowcroft

Source Interpretation analysis sheet (EDITABLE) Disney's Robin Hood King John

Source Interpretation analysis sheet (EDITABLE) Disney's Robin Hood King John

A source / interpretations lesson on King John and how he is portrayed in Disney's Robin Hood. I did this with Sets 1 and 2 who enjoyed it. This fed into an assessment on an interpretation and they had to recall the 'skills' worked on in this activity. (Obviously using Robin Hood DVD or clips on YouTube) - NB - Print on A3 for annotating as you watch / discuss...

By AntonModica

GCSE American West Map Display

GCSE American West Map Display

9-1 GCSE American West 1835-1895 New 2016 Specification Display information and banner that can be used to create an American West map display. Features 15 information cards on key geographical parts of the American West topic, such as the Oregon Trail, Transcontinental Railroad, Wounded Knee, Abilene etc. Some cards have colour coded bars which match the routes which can be drawn onto the map (See photo) DOES NOT CONTAIN THE MAP - THESE CAN BE BOUGHT FROM AMAZON (POLITICAL MAP) Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome

By MrThorntonTeach