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The English Civil War: The Causes of the Civil War

The English Civil War: The Causes of the Civil War

This lesson explores the problems Charles brought upon himself to cause the English Civil War. Students are given information which they have to analyse and decide how and why there were opposing views from Parliament and the King on how to run the country. The use of contemporary accounts and propaganda posters will challenge the more able as well. Students justify who in their opinion is to blame for the Civil War and demonstrate their learning at the end of the lesson using factor and function symbols. The resource 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 further resources on the Stuarts and the English Civil War: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory
PilgrimHistory
The English Civil War: The Gunpowder Plot of 1605

The English Civil War: The Gunpowder Plot of 1605

This lesson is split into two. The first half examines the men and their roles in the infamous plot to blow up the King in 1605. Students are introduced through talking heads to Guy Fawkes and King James. They also study sources from the time, including Robert Cecil’s account of the plot and analyse text trying to work out the difference between facts and fiction. Furthermore they evaluate the causes and consequences of the plot and its significance today. The second part of the lesson is to evaluate a number of sources to decide if the plotters were actually framed by Cecil and the government who allegedly knew about the plot all along and actively encouraged it. Students have to decide for themselves before reaching a judgement using key words to aid them. This is excellent groundwork for source analysis they will later tackle at GCSE. The resource 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 further resources on the Stuarts and the English Civil War: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory
PilgrimHistory
The French Revolution teaching booklet and lesson resources

The French Revolution teaching booklet and lesson resources

This is a 19 page teaching booklet for the French Revolution Unit of Work. The booklet includes a range of worksheets and activities, such as card sorts, the storming of the Bastille newspaper writing activitiy, source activities, decision-making tasks, worksheets and information sheets. The booklet includes enough material for 6 lessons and is aimed at Key Stage 3 (USA ages 11-14). The activities cover the key areas of the French Revolution, for example the causes, key events, interpretations and its impacts on human rights and modern day implications. The booklet can be taught as a sequence of lessons or the worksheets can simply be used for one off lessons or cover lessons. All activities are student-led and easy to follow. These resources take many hours to plan and create so reviews are very much appreciated.
planmylesson
Revision Edexcel Cold War Depth Study - 6x Cold War Essay Plans

Revision Edexcel Cold War Depth Study - 6x Cold War Essay Plans

Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Super power relations and the Cold War revision. This resource provides 6x Cold War essay plans (3x narrative account and 3x importance question) for Cold War Depth Study revision. There is a student worksheet and accompanying powerpoint with completed plan and answers. It allows teacher to run through the questions with students and complete coherent and informative plans for revision.
grace-fagan
10 lesson Scheme of Work - History of Britain (Stone Age to 1066)

10 lesson Scheme of Work - History of Britain (Stone Age to 1066)

This sequence of lessons covers a number of elements of the Key Stage 2 History curriculum in a fun, engaging and dynamic way. I am a trained Secondary teacher who is currently working in a Prep School so teaching Year 5 and 6. As such, I have embedded a number of the higher level historical skills into this scheme of work. There is an assessment at the end which will gauge pupils retention but more importantly their ability to interrogate source material.
giovannielber9
London and the Second World War, Edexcel (9-1)

London and the Second World War, Edexcel (9-1)

A workbook/revision guide for the historical environment study of Warfare Through Time. Made for the Edexcel 2016 GCSE history specfication. The workbook contains a lot of exam practice and skills. It is broken up into four sections in the following format: Content, comprehension then exam practice.
MrHistories
Timeline Template (Editable in Google Slides)

Timeline Template (Editable in Google Slides)

Best of all, this resource is available in both printable pdf format as well as a Google Slides editable format. This timeline template allows students to create a timeline with linked information for each event.The timeline page supports 11 events and has the age range of 0 to 17. If you need more events for your timeline, duplicate the slide. Your students are able to click the arrow and point it at the appropriate time. They can also double click the event boxes and write in their description. The template is locked, so your students can’t mistakenly move or delete the background. If you choose to print the PDF, have your students draw the arrows themselves. This resource includes one version with arrows on each event box and one version without any arrows, ready to print.
rombop
Causes of First World War Entire Lesson

Causes of First World War Entire Lesson

Objectives: To be able to identify/describe the causes of the First World War. To be able to categorise the causes into short/long term. To be able to make a supported judgement about the main cause of the outbreak. Links strongly to Edexcel curriculum GCSE inference questions. Contains all worksheets for printing.
emmabrinky93
Instagram Template (Editable on Google Slides)

Instagram Template (Editable on Google Slides)

The use of social media is a great way to engage and gain the interest of your students. Best of all, this resource is available in both printable pdf format as well as a Google Slides editable format. This Instagram template allows students to add text and pictures to an “Instagram Template”. The template is locked, so your students can’t mistakenly move or delete the background. Use this to: Have your students discuss a character or setting in a novel Focus on a historical person Focus on a Geographic area Use it in science and have your students record their information
rombop
Activity revision Spanish (adaptable)

Activity revision Spanish (adaptable)

Spanish revision activity as a quest. Duration : 50 minutes Read the question Choose your answer Follow the number next to your answer. If your answer is wrong, you will be asked to try again. Reach question 100 to win. I used it to revise Spanish before a test ( family, house, food) but you can change the questions to adapt it to any subject !
joannahyeres1
Edexcel 9-1 Anglo-Saxon & Norman England/American West/Crime & Punishment exam technique and tips

Edexcel 9-1 Anglo-Saxon & Norman England/American West/Crime & Punishment exam technique and tips

Here is a thorough resource to help prepare GCSE students for their mock/real GCSE Edexcel History exams on the topics of the American West, Anglo-Saxon and Norman England and Crime and Punishment through time. The PPT contains suggestions on how to structure each type of exam answer, useful tips, timings and a model answer. I am also an Assessment Associate for Pearson and am training in how to mark the 9-1 exams. No content from Pearson has been included in this PPT for obvious reasons. Please leave a review if you find this useful and feel free to ask any questions :)
Dani0704
Magazine Template for Google Docs

Magazine Template for Google Docs

This is a high quality template for Google Docs that students can use to create magazine articles for class projects. It can be used for nearly every subject, is easily editable, and looks much cleaner and more professional than every other Google Docs magazine template available. I hope you enjoy it! Once you download the .pdf, you will find a link on the second page that you can use to access the editable template. Once you open the template, be sure to click “file” - “make a copy.” This will give you your own editable copy to use freely. Feel free to make as many copies of the template as you’d like for your students.
ltgunkel
Newspaper Template for Google Docs

Newspaper Template for Google Docs

This is a high quality template for Google Docs that students can use to create newspaper articles for class projects. It can be used for nearly every subject, is easily editable, and looks much cleaner and more professional than every other Google Docs newspaper template available. I hope you enjoy it! Once you download the .pdf, you will find a link on the second page that you can use to access the editable template. Once you open the template, be sure to click “file” - “make a copy.” This will give you your own editable copy to use freely. Feel free to make as many copies of the template as you’d like for your students.
ltgunkel
AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Stresemann Foreign Policy Revision Lesson

AQA A-Level History Democracy & Nazism: Stresemann Foreign Policy Revision Lesson

Revision lesson looking at the work Stresemann did to repair Germany’s reputation, enabling him to pursue revisions of the ToV. Lesson covers Rapallo (before Stresemann) up to the Kellogg-Briand Pact and the end of Allied occupation. Lesson can be taught as a ‘lecture’ going over the key points or can be used as notes for something more interactive. At this point, my class just want me to do the work so this lesson worked fine for that!! Notes are printable straight from the ppt and I’ve tried to present and write them in a student friendly style!
Bigfoz
OCR A Castles 2020: Types of castles

OCR A Castles 2020: Types of castles

Lesson looking at the different types of castle and development. Lesson includes differentitated activities and ‘fun’ quiz https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/castle-structure-worksheet-6013811 for the handout sheet
ARose90
British Values Drop Down Day

British Values Drop Down Day

Drop Down Day Pack - A set of 6 lessons to cover a Drop Down Day (6 hours) introducing British Values to KS3 and KS4 The Drop Down Day was put together for Year 8 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 British Democracy, how laws are made, British Identity, British Liberties, a history of British Democracy and Tolerance in modern Britain. 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
EC_Resources
Edexcel Weimar Germany - How to answer the 16 Mark Question

Edexcel Weimar Germany - How to answer the 16 Mark Question

A guide for students to follow in order to answer the 16 mark question. Supports and structures students answer. The guide contains: 7 steps with activities for students to complete to answer the question in a clear format. An example question with 2 interpretations. An example paragraph colour coded for discussion and guidance. Students complete 7 steps and will then be able to continue the example sentence starter to complete answer.
grace-fagan
Edexcel Crime and Punishment - How to answer the questions revision.

Edexcel Crime and Punishment - How to answer the questions revision.

A selection of resources to help students prepare for the style of questions they are given on the Edexcel Crime and Punishment Breadth Study. Questions covered - 4 mark, 12 mark, 16 mark. The powerpoint contains - mark scheme, example answer with colour coded discussion points as a model, and sentence starters/key words for practice questions. In addition: 2 x 16 mark planning grid to structure students answer Example 16 mark answer with space to add notes Student mark scheme - students can fill in a secondary column after discussion of what the mark scheme is actually asking for.
grace-fagan
USA Civil Rights source based exam

USA Civil Rights source based exam

This resource is a ready to use, source based assessment on the build up to the USA Civil Rights movement. It also has a feedback sheet and markscheme for post-assessment feedback.
rjb1976
WW2 - Dunkirk Newspaper Lesson

WW2 - Dunkirk Newspaper Lesson

This was a lesson I designed for KS3 Year 9 students in 2012 for an upcoming observation. The lesson was graded outstanding for providing different tasks and differentiation methods. Enjoy
BattleAxe1066
The Stuarts - Did Charles I deserve to die?

The Stuarts - Did Charles I deserve to die?

This is a lesson I designed in 2011 for an upcoming Ofsted inspection for KS 3 students studying the Stuarts. The lesson resources contain a lesson plan to guide you through the lesson and there are differentiated worksheets to assist pending on the ability of the class. The pupils found this lesson very enjoyable. Enjoy
BattleAxe1066
GCSE History Revision Games

GCSE History Revision Games

This is a variety of revision games for history covering topics included in the GCSE exam. This can be a fun way for students to revise before the exam. All instructions are included.
14bensona
GCSE History - TELL ME ABOUT Games

GCSE History - TELL ME ABOUT Games

This is a bundle of TELL ME ABOUT games. All instructions are included in each resource. There is one for a variety of topics covered at GCSE. This can be a fun way for students to revise.
14bensona
TELL ME ABOUT - Medicine Through Time

TELL ME ABOUT - Medicine Through Time

Please use this mat as a revision game to play in groups in the classroom. This should be printed on A3 paper and laminated so that it can be re-used. This means that students can write their initials on their square instead of using counters. The way the game is played can be manipulated. However, the main instructions are as follows (also included on sheet): This is to be played in groups. Each student has a counter. They roll a dice and move that number of places. They then have to tell or explain to the others in their group about that topic. If they manage 15 seconds, they get 1 points. If they manage 25 seconds, they get 2 points. If they get 35 or more seconds, they get 3 points. Please use a great revision resource for group work. Please also leave any feedback for future revision resources and how to improve them.
14bensona
TELL ME ABOUT - Hitler & Nazi Germany

TELL ME ABOUT - Hitler & Nazi Germany

Please use this mat as a revision game to play in groups in the classroom. This should be printed on A3 paper and laminated so that it can be re-used. This means that students can write their initials on their square instead of using counters. The way the game is played can be manipulated. However, the main instructions are as follows (also included on sheet): This is to be played in groups. Each student has a counter. They roll a dice and move that number of places. They then have to tell or explain to the others in their group about that topic. If they manage 15 seconds, they get 1 points. If they manage 25 seconds, they get 2 points. If they get 35 or more seconds, they get 3 points. Please use a great revision resource for group work. Please also leave any feedback for future revision resources and how to improve them.
14bensona
Consequence and Importance skills lesson (American West Edexcel 9-1)

Consequence and Importance skills lesson (American West Edexcel 9-1)

aim: consolidate knowledge of key principles and build consequence and importance of skills Starter: Match the event with the consequences on the worksheet Pupils have a worksheet with two consequences for each significant event in the unit establish the difference between consequence and importance Colour code consequences into importance question types (key themes like destruction of Indian culture and Settlement of the west) attempt an importance of question as a class create a question using question stems and answer it themselves.
ellie_ryl
End of unit consolidation and mock (Edexcel History American West 9-1)

End of unit consolidation and mock (Edexcel History American West 9-1)

Consolidation: Pupils will match up key acts and treaties as a quick recall activity Then they will create two narrative account timelines for Mormon and Exoduster movements. Consider consequences of the Gold Rush before explaining in detail why each feature of the Boom Towns lead to law and order problems. Finally, pupils will evaluate how far things had changed for the Indians using acts and treaties to explain whether there were any significant turning points. Mock attached, follows next lesson.
ellie_ryl
KS3 Operation Barbarossa (WW2)

KS3 Operation Barbarossa (WW2)

Pupils will: Analyse a source to suggest what the relationship was like between Hitler and Stalin describe two reasons Hitler chose to invade Russia - guided questions on the PPT for support suggest what Britain should do - four options to engage pupils before they discover Churchill’s speech as a response Explain why Stalin was able to beat Hitler - rank a worksheet and then explain one in detail. create a battle plan as if they are Hitler, what could they have done to beat Stalin? WALT: Evaluate the causes and consequences of Hitler’s decision to invade Russia. Level 3: Identify what the relationship between Stalin and Hitler was like in 1941. Level 4: Describe the causes of the invasion of Russia. Level 5: Explain why Russia were able to beat Hitler. Level 6: Create a battle plan to try to overcome Stalin.
ellie_ryl
NEW OCR A: International Recap

NEW OCR A: International Recap

Lesson summarising the content of the International Relations paper, plus ‘how to’ for 10 mark (and 20/25 mark) question with exam practice. Can do main activities from exercise book,s or official OCR Ben Walsh textbook.
ARose90
NEW OCR A: War on Terror

NEW OCR A: War on Terror

Lesson looking at the post 9/11 War on Terror. Includes differentiated activities. Requires official OCR Ben Walsh textbook
ARose90
NEW OCR A: post Cold War + al-Qaeda

NEW OCR A: post Cold War + al-Qaeda

Lesson looking at the impact of the end of the Cold War, leading into the development of al-Qaeda (technically this is two lessons). Includes differentiated activities and exam practice. Requires official OCR Ben Walsh textbook.
ARose90
NEW OCR A: Europe 1989

NEW OCR A: Europe 1989

Lesson looking at the end of the Soviet Union. Requires the official OCR Ben Walsh book. Includes differentiated activities and exam practice.
ARose90
Edexcel Cold War GCSE Revision Sheet - Consequences

Edexcel Cold War GCSE Revision Sheet - Consequences

A3 sheet with main events of the Cold War. Front side contains blank table for students to complete as revision activity. Back shows completed sheet so students have in depth revision resources. Excellent revision resource for conseuqences and importance question. Contains column for: What happened? What were the consequences? For example: Hungarian Uprising **What happened: ** In 1956 people of Hungary began to protest about their lack of political freedoms and problems created by fuel shortages and poor harvests. This led to riots in Budapest and the replacement of Rakosi with Imre Nagy. Nagy announced a set of proposed reforms – authorised release of political prisoners, ended 1 party state. 1000 Russian tanks were sent and 4000 Hungarians killed fighting the Russians. Nagy executed. Consequences: • 200,000 Hungarian refugees fled into Austria. • Russia stayed in control behind the Iron Curtain. • People in the West were horrified. • Became clear that Western Europe would not come to the aid of Eastern European countries. • Khrushchev’s position became more secure in the Soviet Union. • Example that Warsaw Pact members should do as they were told by Russia.
grace-fagan
Florence Nightingale History Presentation

Florence Nightingale History Presentation

This is a presentation on Florence Nightingale, the pioneering nurse who fought for more hygienic hospital conditions during the Crimean War. Use it as part of a lesson or for an assembly for KS1 or KS2. The presentation covers Florence’s childhood, early career, work during the Crimean War and ongoing legacy. The last part of the presentation includes some interesting questions to provoke discussion or for further exploration.
blossomingminds
Mary Seacole History Presentation

Mary Seacole History Presentation

This is a presentation on Mary Seacole, who travelled from Jamaica to Britain and onto the Crimea to care for soldiers during the Crimean War. Use it as part of a lesson or for an assembly for KS1 or KS2. The presentation covers Mary’s childhood, early career, travelling and war work. The last part of the presentation includes some interesting questions to provoke discussion or for further exploration. Please note: Due to copyright reasons, no photos of Mary Seacole are included.
blossomingminds