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How prepared was William for his invasion of England? - Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

How prepared was William for his invasion of England? - Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Lesson exploring the preparations of William of Normandy. Starter uses the Bayeux Tapestry to gain evidence from. Pupils then explore the advantages and disadvantages of William’s preparations in a table, linking them to the problems they could cause Harold Godwinson. Pupils answer an explain question (AQA 8145) - Explain what was important about William’s preparations for the invasion of England, leading to a judgement line plenary on how effective William’s preparations were
LauraMeadowcroft
12 mark essay planning - who deserved throne in 1066 linked to AQA 8145

12 mark essay planning - who deserved throne in 1066 linked to AQA 8145

Lesson focusing on planning an answer to: Which contender had the stronger claim to the throne: Harold Godwinson or William of Normandy? Use of WAGOLLS and WABOLLS to introduce the ideas of explanation and linking to the question before students write up or plan their response (your choice). Judgement line plenary allows assessment of all students opinions. Mark scheme and assessment grid included.
LauraMeadowcroft
Who were the claimants to the throne 1066? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Who were the claimants to the throne 1066? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Two lesson sequence exploring who thought they deserved the throne and why their claims were valid/invalid. The starter explore how the throne was passed on in Medieval England the positives and negatives of each method. A peer-assess describe question is included. The main task is individual research of one claimant which leads into a snowball/market place the following lesson to share the learning of all the claimants, leading to a judgement on who had the strongest/weakest claim to the throne. An explanation question is included to assess student understanding and corners plenary assesses all students. A homework task (optional) is included which tests who had the stronger claim of Godwinson and William linked to the 12 mark essays for AQA 8145. Plan included.
LauraMeadowcroft
Who were the Normans? Suitable for AQA 8145 and KS3

Who were the Normans? Suitable for AQA 8145 and KS3

Lesson exploring the Norman link to the throne of England. The starter recaps the position of Normandy and its significance, the main task is a carousel/information hunt to discover why the Normans were important and why William felt he had a claim to the throne. Bringing it all together pupils list why William would be an effective King and using the information on the slides assess ‘how’ significant Normandy was to England by 1066.
LauraMeadowcroft
How was England ruled before 1066? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

How was England ruled before 1066? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Lesson exploring the power of the Godwins and early Viking links to the throne. Starter focusing on the power of a King, leading to a video showing the different rulers up to 1066 - leads into a discussion over different claimants. Source analysis of the Viking claim moving on to analysis of how the Godwins helped and hindered Edward. Summary interpretation introduces the skills of the ‘how convincing’ question for AQA 8145.
LauraMeadowcroft
Pearson Edexcel Knowledge Organisers / Revision Mats

Pearson Edexcel Knowledge Organisers / Revision Mats

A bundle of Colour coded A3 / A4 knowledge organiser / Revision mat / book marks for the following topics: Medicine Through Time. Elizabethan England. Civil Rights. Significant Individuals / Government acts / Discoveries / Inventions / Dates / Key terms / Events.
morlem
The Time Traveller's Guide to MedievalEngland - Health and Hygiene- Supporting Worksheet

The Time Traveller's Guide to MedievalEngland - Health and Hygiene- Supporting Worksheet

The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England - Health and Hygiene- Supporting Worksheet for the Ian Mortimer book of the same name Written as an extension/reading/ independent learning activity for able GCSE 9-1 students studying the history of medicine looking at the Renaissance / Tudor period and changing medical understanding in Britain. The resource is written as a WORD document for easy access to Google Classroom
awithey
OCR A Castles 2020 Stokesay: status

OCR A Castles 2020 Stokesay: status

Lesson looking at Stokesay castle and its status - first as a barnoial castle (definition and impact on use) but also the effect and impact of development on how the castle added prestige to its owners. Includes differentiated activities and exam practice with peer assessment
ARose90
Tudors - Henry VIII First Dates

Tudors - Henry VIII First Dates

Contains a PowerPoint based around the show “First Dates”. Children are given a description of each of Henry VIII’s wives and must decide which wife it is based on the description. Perfect for a plenary activity after learning about the wives or as an end of topic recap.
HollywoodR95
Henry VIII & his wives

Henry VIII & his wives

Contains 2 PowerPoints. The first is a PowerPoint which looks at Henry VIII and each of his 6 wives, giving some basic information about each including an image. The second is a “First Dates” challenge activity where children are given a short description of each wife in a mixed order and must decide which wife they think it. Also include a worksheet for children to match the correct description to each of Henry’s wives. Activity: Cut out the image and write the correct description next to each of Henry VIII’s wives.
HollywoodR95
Tudors - Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

Tudors - Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

Contains a PowerPoint which is a quiz based around Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? It asks children 6 different questions and they must give the correct cure to the illness. Once they have got them all right then the children will be Tudor doctors. Fun as an end of lesson or end of topic activity. Children can work as a whole class.
HollywoodR95
The Power of the Godwin Family and Normandy Embassy (Anglo-Saxon and Norman England (Edexcel 9-1))

The Power of the Godwin Family and Normandy Embassy (Anglo-Saxon and Norman England (Edexcel 9-1))

WALT: Evaluate the power of the Godwin family. 2-3: Recall key facts about the Godwin family. 4-5: Describe the importance and power of the Godwins in England. 6-7: Explain what happened during Harold’s embassy to Normandy and why it might cause problems. 8-9*: analyse how useful Norman sources are to a historian. Pupils examine the power of the Godwins and how their influence both helped and hindered Edward’s rule They then explore the Normandy embassy using the Bayeux tapestry and the Norman and Saxon interpretation of the event.
ellie_ryl
The 5 minute scotch tape castle challenge

The 5 minute scotch tape castle challenge

This is a great little starter activity when teaching castle design. Students divide themselves into three teams - research, design, and construction. Then using only scotch tape, scissors, and a tablet/computer or textbook, they need to design their own castle using the labels provided. Works especially well when accompanied by Mission Impossible music! I hope you enjoy using this resource as my students do.
danguiney
Role of the Church in Medieval England

Role of the Church in Medieval England

Lesson that looks at the role and power of the church. It also focuses on key terminology, such as sins and their meaning. Students study a painting and how it reflects the importance and use of religion. Sins are described in second powerpoint and can be printed out and scattered around the room for students to locate and try to simplify, this is also great for literacy.
lperry44
Medieval towns and townsfolk

Medieval towns and townsfolk

Looks at life in towns and different townsfolk. Students compare towns to the work done by different townsfolk in order to choose the best town for them to live and work in.
lperry44
Siege warfare, Medieval KS3

Siege warfare, Medieval KS3

Lesson that focuses on use of siege warfare. Students compare types of weapons and then think about the best choices for particular castles. a chance for them to also develop writing skills.
lperry44
The War of the Roses Activity Pack

The War of the Roses Activity Pack

The War of the Roses Activity Pack The War of the Roses Handout Battle of Towton Handout Richard III Handout Princes in the Tower Richard III Word Search The Battle of Towton War of the Roses Word Search
sfy773
Why did William win the Battle of Hastings? 5-page lesson pack

Why did William win the Battle of Hastings? 5-page lesson pack

After reading through the background information students sift through the 21 evidence cards provided to create columns which show how skill, luck, mistakes, and technology explain the outcome of the Battle of Hastings. This is an ideal task to help scaffold student responses to a piece of extended written work or timed assessment. Cards are colour-coded for differentiation.
danguiney
How dreadful was the Black Death really? 6-page lesson pack

How dreadful was the Black Death really? 6-page lesson pack

This activity includes twenty detailed cards which are shaded to show the political, social and economic impact of the Black Death. Students acquire exceptionally precise and carefully selected historical detail and learn about the impact on salaries, the creation of the British pub, and the growth of the perfume industry as well as the many negative aspects of the disease. Its one of the lessons my students really enjoy because they get the opportunity to question previously held assumptions which in turn gives their ability to argue a case greater texture and resonance. I really hope you enjoy this as much as I do - makes for a great debate preparation task as well as a precursor to an extended piece of assessed written analysis.
danguiney
The Wars of the Roses

The Wars of the Roses

The Wars of the Roses This bundle has been put together to provide KS3 students with a thorough and accessible understanding of how the Wars of the Roses progressed, culminating in Henry’s victory at Bosworth. Lesson 1 - What was the Wars of the Roses? Lesson 2 - Richard III and the Princes in the Tower Lesson 3 - The Battle of Bosworth, 1485
MrTHistory
Effects of the Black Death worksheet

Effects of the Black Death worksheet

Written to provide a detailed and narrative history of the consequences of the Black Death the worksheet includes anecdotal information not contained in standard textbooks to enrich the narrative. There are comprehension questions, source based questions and an opportunity for extended writing at the end all of which can be adapted and differentiated.
sweacpst
The Battle of Bosworth, 1485

The Battle of Bosworth, 1485

The Battle of Bosworth, 1485. This lesson has been designed for KS3 students as part of a module on the Wars of the Roses. Contextual information, reading, videos and activities are provided throughout. Thanks.
MrTHistory
What was the Wars of the Roses?

What was the Wars of the Roses?

What was the Wars of the Roses? This lesson has been designed to provide KS3 students with an engaging introduction and overview of what the Wars of the Roses was and how it progressed before culminating in the Battle of Bosworth. Contextual information, reading, videos and activities are provided throughout. Thanks.
MrTHistory
Tudor Knights & Coat of Arms

Tudor Knights & Coat of Arms

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at what a Coat of Arms is and how the Tudor Coat of Arms came to be as well as different types and then focusing on the process of being a Knight and why they wore Coats of Arms. Also includes templates for an activity for children to create their own Coat of Arms. Activity: Children use the guidance sheet and templates to create their own family Coat of Arms.
HollywoodR95
Edexcel GCSE History (9-1) - Medicine Through Time Full Timeline

Edexcel GCSE History (9-1) - Medicine Through Time Full Timeline

A complete timeline from the whole of the Medicine Through Time part of the Edexcel GCSE History course. These are all the dates you will need to know for the GCSE exam. As well as this, I have created free to use quizzes on a website called sporcle. Link below - https://www.sporcle.com/games/geo1239/medicine-through-time-dates-9-1 Enjoy! :)
geo1239
Approaches to the Plague 1348-1665: Continuity / Change. (Pearson Edexcel 1-9)

Approaches to the Plague 1348-1665: Continuity / Change. (Pearson Edexcel 1-9)

This lesson focuses upon students identifying continuities and changes in how the Black Death / Plague was approached from the first strain in 1348 to when ti returned in 1665 focusing upon, Causes - Treatments - Prevention. **Lesson Plan: ** Lesson begins with a hook to recap the approached to the Black Death in 1348 via ‘The Walking Chocolate Bar’ activity (explained in the PP). The teacher ill then use this to introduce the learning intention & Outcomes. Students will record their work from the various activities on a double sided work sheet. students to watch one or two video clips (provided) to identify what approaches stayed the same / changed. the teacher can then take feedback and question students using the accompanying slides of information to help students complete the first half of their sheet. the biggest changes between 1348 - 1665 comes in the form of prevention. the students can be presented with a card sort of the new preventative measured taken in 1665 to avoid the plague. Students are challenged to Diamond 9 Rank these in order of effectiveness. students then work to complete a blank map of a town filling it with pictures and labels of the different preventative methods introduced. (Extension: Students explain the most / lead affective preventative method). Once completing their sheet and after student feedback- students complete an exam style question for a plenary (Mark Scheme and WAGOLL provided). Sounds clips are embedded / links provided / Peep sheet / More than one lessons worth of content / resources easily! Please visit my shop for more History lessons / bundles: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
morlem
The Black Death 1348 Activity Pack

The Black Death 1348 Activity Pack

The Black Death 1348 Activity Pack The Black Death 1348 Handout The Black Death Word Search The Black Death 1348 Crossword The Black Death Source Analysis Activity The Great Famine and the Black Death Video: The Field System PP Pictures
sfy773