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Trench conditions - 14 page lesson pack

Trench conditions - 14 page lesson pack

In this lesson students read through detailed background knowledge before completing a card sort activity to explain both the terrible aspects of the conflict as well as some of the more positive elements. This is a great lesson because the level of depth and detail acquired is top notch and because it offers students the opportunity to review two sides of an argument. It leads in really nicely to a piece of written or assessed work and I hope your students get as much from it as mine always do. The lesson includes two copies of a 25-piece evidence sort, one of which is colour-coded for students who require additional support.
danguiney
Nazi ideology OCR SHP living under Nazi rule

Nazi ideology OCR SHP living under Nazi rule

Engaging starter of key questions about general beliefs, linked to those of the Nazis. Link to a clip on the impact of the treaty of Versailles Anagrams of main Nazi demands Worksheet to complete on the main Nazi ideologies Source analysis of a farmer who became a Nazi supporter.
emhayes
End of Year Quiz 2018

End of Year Quiz 2018

Every year, I keep getting asked if I am creating another quiz because everyone seems to love them. As we finish school on the 22nd of June this year, I have been able to get this one made during times when the kids are involved in end of year activities! I was lucky as it is so time consuming! The music round alone took me 4 hours to create and I was able to do it whilst kids were on a out of school visit! This will fill a full hour including the marking, but you must be tight on timing. I would suggest for each picture in the places round - 10 seconds. For the personalities round 2 minutes and for the wotz dat?? round 3 minutes maximum. The conundrum round should have no more than 10 minutes, but they should be able to do it in 5 as the focus is English punctuation and there are only so many forms of punctuation. The music round takes 15 minutes (video I have created). My quizzes usually prove to be very popular and the kids love them! Enjoy!
matryoshkadoll
Custom Books

Custom Books

Custom Books is a resource created for a project with children who were in KS2-KS3. The resource may be useful for local history studies and as a stimulus for children to create their own chap book about a topic of their choosing. The project was awarded National Lottery funding, through the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and as part of our agreement we said we would create and share this resource. Context Children became researchers, finding out about the history of The Customs House and chap books. Chap Books were an early type of book made from a folded piece of paper. We were helped by The Word (National Centre for the Written Word) in South Shields and the National Libraries of Scotland. The young people used their research to create their own book, working with a heritage-arts educator, sharing their history of The Customs House with our community. Content The resource includes: Our research into chap books using The Word; National Centre for the Written Word local history collection in South Shields and information from The National Library of Scotland. Pages from our chap book about the history of The Customs House in South Shields and it’s impact on the town. Further Research • www.customshouse.co.uk/learning-participation/ • https://theworduk.org • https://www.nls.uk/ Written by Elizabeth Kane Learning Officer on behalf of The Customs House (2018) If you wish to offer any feedback please email Elizabeth@customshouse.co.uk With thanks to Catrin Galt from The Word and Dr Anette Hagan from NLS. Version 1 uploaded 21/6/2018
CustomsHouseLP
Success & Failure: 'The Black Power Movement'.

Success & Failure: 'The Black Power Movement'.

The aim of this lesson is to introduce the concept of ‘Black Power’ to pupils. The lesson begins with pupils inferring and discussing a source of evidence showing a black man tied down by the non-violent events which has happened so far during the Civil Rights Movement - this leads into the introduction of the need for violence to achieve black peoples aims. Pupils watch a short video on the Mexico Olympics of 1968 to help introduce this – before being introduced to the Black Panthers through a listening activity from an interview with Huey Newton and a study of the Panthers 10-point programme. The main task involves pupils studying a card sort and categorizing the successes and failures of the movement. Pupils could mix - pair - share to help do this or simply working individually or in pairs before forming an overall judgment on the success of the movement. Pupils then consolidate their learning with a short video before answering an exam style balanced answer statement question. Further advice can be found in the description of the presentation - all videos are embedded (links also provided).
morlem
Causes of WW2 in Europe - 6 page/8 slide lesson pack

Causes of WW2 in Europe - 6 page/8 slide lesson pack

Students read through the background notes before using this knowledge to help them create a physical timeline in the form of a road map. Click the link to watch just how powerful a teaching strategy this can be for raising chronological awareness as well as boosting subject knowledge significantly. I hope your students enjoy the lesson as much as mine do!
danguiney
League of Nations in the 1920s - 8 page lesson pack

League of Nations in the 1920s - 8 page lesson pack

In this lesson your students will read through background knowledge before using this to complete a chronological card sort activity. I hope your students get as much out of it as I know mine do. Leads in ever so nicely to my follow up lessons on failures of the 1930s and allows for students to give more textured and two-sided responses.
danguiney
League of Nations reasons for failure - 8 page lesson pack

League of Nations reasons for failure - 8 page lesson pack

In this lesson students read through precise and carefully selected knowledge in the background notes before attempting a colour-coordinated hexagonal card sort. This helps them break reasons for the Key Question down into factors and also offers them the opportunity to make and explain links between the evidence they choose. My students really enjoy this lesson and I hope yours get just as much out of it as mine do.
danguiney
Hitler's rise - 11 page lesson pack

Hitler's rise - 11 page lesson pack

In this lesson students read through a really detailed set of background notes before completing a colour-coded hexagonal card sort to show both factors and links. Please watch the video attached to see how my students use these materials to help them master the key question. I hope your students get as much out of this lesson as I know mine do. And if you enjoyed this free resource feel free to browse through my shop where I have loads more lessons for you to download!
danguiney
Stalin's economic policies - 6 page lesson pack

Stalin's economic policies - 6 page lesson pack

During this lesson students work their way through a fantastically precise and detailed set of background notes before completing a 33 piece evidence sort. Students are asked to arrange the evidence firstly into industrial and agricultural, and then into successes and failures. This is a brilliant lesson which suits many learners’ needs and in particular which appeals to high-end learners. I hope your students get as much from this set of activities as mine do. If you watch the short video clip attached you can see some of my students putting this knowledge to good use.
danguiney
Martin Luther King Activity Pack

Martin Luther King Activity Pack

Martin Luther King Activity Pack Martin Luther King Handout Martin Luther King Memorial Handout Martin Luther King Comic Strip and Story Board Martin Luther King Word Search Martin Luther King Day Word Search Martin Luther King Assassination Word Search Martin Luther King Message Puzzle Martin Luther King Montogomery Bus Boycott Source Analysis Activity Martin Luther King, speech, I Have a Dream Handout Help Martin Luther King Jnr deliver his speech maze puzzle
sfy773
Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Huge Bundle!

Power and Conflict Poetry Knowledge Organisers Huge Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS KNOWLEDGE ORGANISERS FOR ALL 15 OF THE POWER AND CONFLICT POEMS! These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising the following poems from the ‘Power and Conflict’ anthology: Exposure - Wilfred Owen; Bayonet Charge - Ted Hughes; The Charge of the Light Brigade - Alfred, Lord Tennyson; Poppies - Jane Weir War Photographer - Carol Ann Duffy Kamikaze - Beatrice Garland Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley My Last Duchess - Robert Browning Storm on the Island - Seamus Heaney Checking Out Me History - John Agard Tissue - Imtiaz Dharker Remains - Simon Armitage The Prelude (Extract) - William Wordsworth The Emigree - Carol Rumens London - William Blake Each organiser contains a number of detailed, clear, and colourful sections explaining the key elements of the poem: Context; Line-by-Line Analysis; Poetic Devices/ Language Devices; Themes; Form/Structure; Poems for Comparison; The Poet’s Influences. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Suffragettes - 8 page lesson pack

Suffragettes - 8 page lesson pack

In this lesson students read detailed background knowledge before attempting to handle 9 very carefully selected source on the Suffragette movement. There are a range of written questions which students are asked to respond to. This is a powerful lesson which always generates a healthy level of debate in my classes.
danguiney
KS1 Florence Nightingale lesson FULL LESSON

KS1 Florence Nightingale lesson FULL LESSON

A Smartbook presentation about Florence Nightingale. Working wall pictures. Timeline worksheet with pictures and handouts to support writing and learning. Colouring sheets for additional task. PowerPoint presentation about the life of Florence Nightingale. ENJOY!
emmakate22
Occupied Europe WW2

Occupied Europe WW2

A lesson focusing on the experience of people in occupied Europe during the Second World War. The case study looks at key terminology such as Collaboration and Resistance. It aims to get students to question the choices made by countries and then individuals and reassess their choices, by putting them in their shoes and investigating choices and consequences.
lperry44
Battle of France 1940

Battle of France 1940

Wonderful lesson and resource that focus on differentiated learning. Content focuses on why the Germans were able to beat France and Britain in 1940. Homework sheet can also be used in lesson and the students pick a certain amount of challenge tasks to achieve.
lperry44
How far was Haig responsible for slaughter on the Somme 1916

How far was Haig responsible for slaughter on the Somme 1916

Great resource and lesson that has been used as a project over a few lessons. Great for investigation work in KS3. Break it down to look firstly at why the Somme was chosen for the 1916 attack. Then shift attention to why there were so many casualties on the first day, sources can be used to look at cause and consequence, or focus on source interpretation or both! students have opportunity to investigate as teams and pass knowledge on. Then focus on how far Haig was to blame for casualties and the pyramid task enables students to build up the concept of how to prioritise information. Video of Blackadder helps look at traditional view of Haig and ‘The Line of Fire’ can be used to build up a list of problems before the battle. This can also be used to develop essay writing and used as an assessment which has been really successful.
lperry44
Why did men join the army in WW1 1914

Why did men join the army in WW1 1914

Ks3 lesson but good for ks4. Focus is on the less known reasons for why men joined the army in 1914, in particular personal reasons. Introduces the concept of recruitment and propaganda and uses the authors uncle as a case study, please feel free to change to another case study, but if not please respect my Great Uncle!
lperry44
John Brown lesson on slavery KS3

John Brown lesson on slavery KS3

Great lesson on the role of John Brown and slavery. Lesson focuses on skills such as cause, event and consequence. Lesson also focuses on tracking student progress using the ‘How hot am I?’ thermometer.
lperry44
Who won the Korean War and Why did the USA enter the Korean War?

Who won the Korean War and Why did the USA enter the Korean War?

This resource explains What caused the Korean War and how the USA and the UNO entered the War. It explains the role played by General Mac Authur and Harry S. Truman.The resource contains photographs and worksheets. The resource traces the origins of the war and discusses who won and how it ended. Made for History IGCSE.
geo_pal2000
KS3 Vietnam War: Why were American tactics so controversial?

KS3 Vietnam War: Why were American tactics so controversial?

KS3 History The Cold War, Superpowers, The Vietnam War Fully resources lesson investigating American tactics and their response to the Vietcong, discussing why they may be controversail Students watch a section of the Search & Destroy mission in Apocalypse Now and look at the who the aims of the US army, creating a success criteria for any US tactic. Students judge the impact of each US tactics (Rolling Thunder, Search and Destroy and Hearts and Minds) on the Vietcong, US troops, Civilians and US public opinion. This will allow students to judge why these tactics were controversial. Includes role play on why Search and Destroy was so tough for US troops alongside videos/images to aid understanding. GCSE skills of causation, judging vs criteria and explaining opinions Links perfectly to 9 1 GCSE History, can serve as an excellent base for development at KS4 All lesson activities and resources included. Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome
MrThorntonTeach
Reading Comprehension WW2 Year 6

Reading Comprehension WW2 Year 6

Reading comprehension sheets aimed at Year 6 which are themed on WW2. Zip file contains questions and reading sheets. Ideal for morning work or for afternoon work or for a starter activity. I tried to aim all questions roughly in proportion with the standards; there is a focus on drawing inference for three mark answers. Let me know any way I could improve them.
Hugostrange
Resources D-Day/ Non Chronological report

Resources D-Day/ Non Chronological report

This group of resources are ideal for introducing D-Day to your class and helping them scaffold their own non-chronological report about D-Day. Can be used during one introductory lesson, or as part of a whole week’s research.
Hugostrange
GCSE Citizenship (9-1) NATO

GCSE Citizenship (9-1) NATO

**NATO ** Citizenship GCSE (9-1) 2016 onwards 8 PAGE study work booklet of classroom-ready activities will enthuse and engage students, and ensuring they get the most from their course. This booklet has been created by a dedicated team of Citizenship experts and is matched against the new curriculum specifications set by the exam board. It can be used to teach the topic of NATO, through a range of stimulating exercises, encouraging discussion and liven up lessons through structured engagement between students. This Booklet Contains: o Revision Summary Topic Map o Contemporary case studies around this topic o A clear focus on key terms and literacy based activities o Differentiated Exam Questions and Practice o 8 pages of ready-to-use student worksheets designed to be written on o A wide range of activities, to suit all types of learners. o Minimal preparation required – Just print and go! o Discussion activities included in with every case study, challenging your most able students o Links to online digital and flipped learning activities Can be used for a whole lesson or two on NATO, or as a recap/revision tool on key issues. They can also be used to encourage a flipped learning environment. Fully matched to cover all specification content for GCSE Citizenship. The learning objectives for this work booklet are: o To study the purpose of international organisations and why they were established o To understand the role the UK plays as a part of these organisations o To evaluate the effectiveness of these organisations This resource will engage, educate and motivate your students – fantastic for quick and easy planning! Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter
thecre8tiveresources
GCSE Citizenship (9-1) The Commonwealth

GCSE Citizenship (9-1) The Commonwealth

**The Commonwealth ** Citizenship GCSE (9-1) 2016 onwards 8 PAGE study work booklet of classroom-ready activities will enthuse and engage students, and ensuring they get the most from their course. This booklet has been created by a dedicated team of Citizenship experts and is matched against the new curriculum specifications set by the exam board. It can be used to teach the topic of The Commonwealth , through a range of stimulating exercises, encouraging discussion and liven up lessons through structured engagement between students. This Booklet Contains: o Revision Summary Topic Map o Contemporary case studies around this topic o A clear focus on key terms and literacy based activities o Differentiated Exam Questions and Practice o 8 pages of ready-to-use student worksheets designed to be written on o A wide range of activities, to suit all types of learners. o Minimal preparation required – Just print and go! o Discussion activities included in with every case study, challenging your most able students o Links to online digital and flipped learning activities Can be used for a whole lesson or two on The Commonwealth, or as a recap/revision tool on key issues. They can also be used to encourage a flipped learning environment. Fully matched to cover all specification content for GCSE Citizenship. The learning objectives for this work booklet are: o To study the purpose of international organisations and why they were established o To understand the role the UK plays as a part of these organisations o To evaluate the effectiveness of these organisations This resource will engage, educate and motivate your students – fantastic for quick and easy planning! Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter
thecre8tiveresources
Why had international peace collapsed by 1939

Why had international peace collapsed by 1939

Lessons in this bundle include Aims in Hitler’s foreign policy The Saar and the Rhineland Appeasement Anschluss Czechslovakia Nazi-Soviet Pact Outbreak of WW2 There aren’t any KS4 exam questions in this bundle. The focus is on learning content.
hegartyluke
Was the League of Nations a success?

Was the League of Nations a success?

The ten lessons in this bundle include Structure of the League of Nations Successes and failures of the League in 1920s Impact of the Great Depression Manchurian Crisis (3 lessons) Abyssinian Crisis (3 lessons) Was the Lesson doomed from the start
hegartyluke
Peace Treaties after World War One

Peace Treaties after World War One

Lessons in this bundle include: Aims of the Big Three at the Paris Peace conference Terms of the Treaty of Versailles German reactions to the Treaty of Versailles (ToV) Political impact of ToV up to 1923 Economic impact of the ToV up to 1923 Other Treaties after WW1 Were the Peace treaties fair? There are no exam questions, but all important content is included. No printing required.
hegartyluke