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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
Women's Suffrage Whole Lesson/ Resources

Women's Suffrage Whole Lesson/ Resources

Objectives: To be able to define key words such as ‘suffrage’. To be able to explain the actions of the Suffragists/Suffragettes. To evaluate the most significant reason women were granted the vote. Includes historical sources with challenge tasks, all worksheets at the end, a card sort for the actions of the Suffragettes and video clip links.
emmabrinky93
RAMC and the system of transport

RAMC and the system of transport

A lesson designed for Edexcel GCSE Medicine and the Environment study on the Western Front. The lesson aims to consider the positives and negatives of each of the different methods of transport.
tfinch2
Dulce et Decorum Est

Dulce et Decorum Est

A comprehensive KS4 resource exploring meaning behind Wilfred Owen’s famous anti-war poem. This resource begins with background to Wilfred Owen’s military career and the propaganda posters that were used in the era. The resource moves on to explore Owen’s use of imagery and how he uses language for effect. A full annotation of the poem is also included as is a true or false revision activity. Everything you need to prepare your students for this EDUQAS poem in one resource.
SIKLessons
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 - 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
World War One Assembly Play

World War One Assembly Play

This play has been written to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of World War One in a way that is educational, entertaining and respectful to the sacrifice made by the combatants. The play is suitable for performance by children aged 10-11. The run-time for the performance is just under twenty minutes. The script includes recommendations for music and a song, suggestions for costumes, set arrangement and props required for each scene. There is a total of 24 roles; 3 roles are recommended for acting by girls, 3 roles are recommended for performance by boys. With doubling of roles as suggested, the play could be performed by 18 children. However, this number could easily be increased -or reduced- by two by adjusting the number of VOLUNTEERS. 15 pages including notes for staging, props, costumes and music suggestions.
ERscripts
Various Junior Certificate History PowerPoints

Various Junior Certificate History PowerPoints

Four PowerPoints: Antisemitism & The Holocaust The Causes of the French Revolution The Industrial & Social Revolution The Plantations in Ireland Handy for students to have as notes for reference and revision. Can also be used for introducing and working through topics.
badbuzz88
Edith Cavell History Presentation

Edith Cavell History Presentation

This is a presentation on the nurse Edith Cavell, who sacrificed her own life for the soldiers she cared for in World War I. Use it as part of a lesson or for an assembly for KS1 or KS2. The presentation covers Edith’s childhood, early career, war work and legacy. 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 Edith Cavell are included.
blossomingminds
Reading bundle on World War One and World War Two

Reading bundle on World War One and World War Two

These reading comprehensions for 9- 14 year olds are ideal for your studies on World War One and Two. Engaging texts and challenging questions are provided with a full mark scheme. They can be purchased individually, but there is a big discount on this bundle. Thanks for your interest.
Richardtownend1978
Antisemitism & The Holocaust - Junior Certificate/KS3 History

Antisemitism & The Holocaust - Junior Certificate/KS3 History

A comprehensive, fact-based timeline of events from the beginning of the persecution of the Jewish people up to the ‘Final Solution’. This PowerPoint carries all necessary information for study of the topic. Deisnged to supplement a good textbook and various active resources. THESE ARE STUDY NOTES ONLY - activities are not included on the slides.
badbuzz88
American History Escape Room: Social Studies Bundle

American History Escape Room: Social Studies Bundle

This bundle includes all of the escape rooms listed below. Important: All these products sell for $180; as a bundle they are 50% off, for $89! Each escape room has the following contents: ♦ Teacher Instructions with Usage Guide and FAQ ♦ 20 Multiple Choice Questions ♦ 5 Decoders for each of the 5 Levels ♦ Student Recording Sheet and Teacher Answer Key ♦ Link to an optional, but recommended, digital breakout room Important Note: Each topic utilizes the same types of puzzles Included Topics: ♦ 13 Colonies ♦ American Heroes ♦ American Revolution ♦ American Symbols ♦ Bill of Rights ♦ Black History Month ♦ Boston Tea Party ♦ Branches of Government ♦ Christopher Columbus ♦ Civil Rights ♦ Civil War ♦ Cold War ♦ Declaration of Independence ♦ Dust Bowl ♦ First Thanksgiving ♦ French and Indian War ♦ Gilded Age ♦ Great Depression ♦ Industrial Revolution ♦ Jamestown ♦ Lewis and Clark ♦ Lost Colony of Roanoke ♦ Louisiana Purchase ♦ Martin Luther King ♦ Mexican American War ♦ Oregon Trail ♦ Plymouth Colony ♦ Progressive Era ♦ Reconstruction Era ♦ Spanish American War ♦ Texas Revolution ♦ War of 1812 ♦ Westward Expansion ♦ World War I ♦ World War II
ScienceSpot
World War 1: Escape Room - Social Studies

World War 1: Escape Room - Social Studies

This breakout escape room is a fun way for students to test their knowledge with the major historical figures, events and terms involving World War 1. Contents: ♦ Teacher Instructions with Usage Guide and FAQ ♦ 20 Multiple Choice Questions ♦ 5 Decoders for each of the 5 Levels ♦ Student Recording Sheet and Teacher Answer Key ♦ Link to an optional, but recommended, digital breakout room
ScienceSpot
WORLD WAR ONE: How did it all begin? Reading comprehension Package

WORLD WAR ONE: How did it all begin? Reading comprehension Package

How exactly did World War One begin? Who was Franz Ferdinand? How did the Americans get involved? What role did Uncle Sam play in recruiting an army? 2018 marks the centenary of the end of World War One. This collection of four guided reading activities, aimed at 10 to 14 year olds, tests children’s comprehension, retrieval, inference and deduction skills. It will also promote reflective and engaging classroom discussion as children discover more about this important chapter in the world’s history. CONTENTS Causes of the war - Why did the First World War take place and how did it begin? Find out about how tensions in Europe reached boiling point in the summer of 1914. The assassination of Franz Ferdinand - Read in detail about the daring mission which led to Archduke Franz Ferdinand being killed – and how this led to war. Movers & Shakers - From Woodrow Wilson to the Kaiser, find out about the leaders who played a pivotal part in the war. You will also discover how Adolf Hitler started out as a soldier in World War One. Recruiting an Army - The posters of Lord Kitchener and Uncle Sam are recognised throughout the world, but just how difficult was it to recruit an army for war?
Richardtownend1978
World War One: SOLDIER'S STORIES - Reading comprehension package

World War One: SOLDIER'S STORIES - Reading comprehension package

Did you know that the first and last soldiers to be killed in World War One are buried just feet apart? Have you heard the story about the American Naval Officer who escaped from a Prisoner of War camp, swimming up the River Rhine to safety? How about the tale of the soldier who spared the life of a young Adolf Hitler? 2018 marks the centenary of the end of World War One. This collection of four guided reading activities, aimed at 10 to 14 year olds, tests children’s comprehension, retrieval, inference and deduction skills through some intriguing stories from the soldiers at war. It will also promote reflective and engaging classroom discussion as children discover more about this important chapter in the world’s history. Each activity has questions and answers, with an indication of how many marks are on offer at the end of each question. This is particularly helpful for children preparing for reading tests and exams, encouraging them to give fuller answers where required. The texts take the form of different written genres, such as diary extracts, letters, newspaper reports and information texts. CONTENTS A Tale of Two Soldiers: Private John Parr The story of the first soldier to be killed in World War One A Tale of Two Soldiers: Private George Ellison The story of the last Allied soldier to be killed in the war, just minutes before peace was declared. Read about the extraordinary link between Ellison and Private John Parr. Saving Corporal Adolf How one British soldier’s humanity spared the life of future dictator, Adolf Hitler. The Daily News Stories of courage and loyalty from the war, including Edouard Izac, the American naval officer who escaped from a prisoner of war camp to pass on vital intelligence to his commanders.
Richardtownend1978
World War One Revision Game

World War One Revision Game

Revision game that involves students competing with each other to see who can score the most points. Students take it in turns to roll a dice to reveal a question. Students shade in the question box if they answer correctly.
TheHistoryKid
Treaty of Versailles Presentation and Role Play

Treaty of Versailles Presentation and Role Play

This is a prezi I made to teach my students about the Treaty of Versailles, it includes a fill in the blank worksheet for students as you go through the presentation. There is also a role play that can be done to teach students what the negotiations for the treaty would have been like. Directions for the activity are included.
andrea_lynn_miller
WW1 kit list Maths problems

WW1 kit list Maths problems

Three differentiated Maths problem solving worksheets about the kit list required for WW1 soldiers. The majority of the problems are addition and subtraction based.
flora9449
Causes of WW1 diamond 9 activity

Causes of WW1 diamond 9 activity

Nine different causes of WW1 The purpose of the activity is to facilitate discussion about which were the most important causes by creating a 'diamond 9’ There is no “right answer” - the aim is to debate as much as possible
flora9449
Lions led by donkeys (WWI generals assessment)

Lions led by donkeys (WWI generals assessment)

This lesson is based on the sources in the Technology, War and Independence KS3 textbook. The lesson includes a range of activities to help prepare for the essay question assessment. The PPT also contains success criteria to help guide the students and differentiation (red=least challenging up to green=most challenging). A feedback lesson has also been included which can be adapted for each individual class and part of a model answer has also been uploaded.
Dani0704
History Club - All in 1 - 20 sessions.

History Club - All in 1 - 20 sessions.

Perfect for History Club sessions – or active and creative lessons - at primary or secondary level. Includes information and video about the topics and a fun practical activity (which can often take more than one session to complete). All sessions include a weekly advertising poster for display boards, websites and screens around the school. Also included is a loyalty card for students to claim rewards after attending enough lessons. Designed by Wolsey Academy and tried and tested with secondary students in the UK. Topics are as follows: Ancient Egypt – Drama Production Battle of Trafalgar 1805 – Arts and Craft. Guy Fawkes, 1605 – Gunpowder Hunt. Charles Lindbergh, 1927 – Design & Fly a Plane. Pirates – Make a Movie. Thanksgiving – Fancy Dress and Card Design Benjamin Franklin – Make and fly a Kite. Tudor Christmas – Card Making. Battle of Atlantic – Code Breaking Game Medieval Coat of Arms – Research and Heraldry Making. Brunel – Bridge Building Darwin –Voyage of the Beagle, Art Competition. D-Day – Landing Craft Construction and Testing World Cup History – Kit Designs Battle of Quebec – Crane Construction Angkor Wat – Sunrise Drawings Historical Fashion – Clothing Designs Henry Ford – Assembly Line Competition Roman Army – Shield Design and Battle Tactics Role Play Local History: Ipswich Town Football Club – Badge Design. See them all at www.wolseyacademy.com
WolseyAcademy
Battle of Atlantic - Code Breaking Activity - Wolsey Academy - History Club 9

Battle of Atlantic - Code Breaking Activity - Wolsey Academy - History Club 9

Perfect for History Club sessions – or active and creative lessons - at primary or secondary level. Includes information and video about the topics and a fun practical activity (which can often take more than one session to complete). All sessions include a weekly advertising poster for display boards, websites and screens around the school. Also included is a loyalty card for students to claim rewards after attending enough lessons. Designed by Wolsey Academy and tried and tested with secondary students in the UK. Topics are as follows: Ancient Egypt – Drama Production Battle of Trafalgar 1805 – Arts and Craft. Guy Fawkes, 1605 – Gunpowder Hunt. Charles Lindbergh, 1927 – Design & Fly a Plane. Pirates – Make a Movie. Thanksgiving – Fancy Dress and Card Design Benjamin Franklin – Make and fly a Kite. Tudor Christmas – Card Making. Battle of Atlantic – Code Breaking Game Medieval Coat of Arms – Research and Heraldry Making. Brunel – Bridge Building Darwin –Voyage of the Beagle, Art Competition. D-Day – Landing Craft Construction and Testing World Cup History – Kit Designs Battle of Quebec – Crane Construction Angkor Wat – Sunrise Drawings Historical Fashion – Clothing Designs Henry Ford – Assembly Line Competition Roman Army – Shield Design and Battle Tactics Role Play Local History: Ipswich Town Football Club – Badge Design. See them all at www.wolseyacademy.com
WolseyAcademy
End of WWI overview - board game

End of WWI overview - board game

Print off board games and laminate so they can be used again (play in pairs). Will need: dice, counter per player to move around board and a set of story cards between each pair. Move around the board piecing together the story - each player to tally how many story pieces they get to ascertain winner but should work together to put the story in order. Used as intro to end of war/ ToV.
ikermode
The assassination of Franz Ferdinand (The short-term causes of WW1)

The assassination of Franz Ferdinand (The short-term causes of WW1)

This lesson is based on the Technology, War and Independence KS3 textbooks. The lesson includes a range of activities involving source analysis and writing a witness statement. The PPT also contains success criteria to help guide the students and differentiation (red=least challenging up to green=most challenging). Please feel free to ask any questions :)
Dani0704