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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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
Knowledge Organiser / Revision Mat: Black American Civil Rights.

Knowledge Organiser / Revision Mat: Black American Civil Rights.

**Colour coded DOUBLE SIDED A3 / A4 knowledge organiser / Revision mat / book marks - for the entire American Course. ** Side One: Focusing on progress between key time periods. 1954-60 1960-65 1965-70 **Side 2: ** Significant Individuals (MLK, Rosa Parks, Malcolm X , Kennedy, Johnson, Garvey, W.E.B. Du Bois, Bucker T Washingson, thurgood Marshal). Government Acts (1964 Civil Rights / 1965 Voting Rights. **Key organisations: ** NAACP SCLC SNCC CORE Black Panthers KKK Please visit my shop for more KS3 / GCSE Edexcel History lessons / bundles: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
morlem
Pickles the dog finds World Cup trophy after it is stolen 1966 comprehension newspaper text

Pickles the dog finds World Cup trophy after it is stolen 1966 comprehension newspaper text

Comprehension activity. Newspaper text about Pickles, a border collie dog, who found the Jules Rimet trophy after it was stolen whilst on display in London. Super resource learning about this amazing, but true event from the sixties. Differentiated comprehension questions to suit 3 ability groups included. PDF and word files included. Video clip of Pickles the dog receiving his medal included.
oldham30
The Home Front, 1939 -1945

The Home Front, 1939 -1945

These outstanding resources have been designed to help students studying the Home Front during the Second World War. They are suitable for the full range of ability and should take between 9 to 10 hours of curriculum time to complete. Each lesson comes with a fully editable worksheet and PowerPoint, which includes aims, objectives, differentiated outcomes, starters, plenaries, information slides, historical sources, tasks, activities, links to video clips, thinking skills and active learning exercises. These resources have been repeatedly tested on the front line in the classroom and have been improved based upon best practice over 26 years. For more information, please click on each resource. You can purchase them individually, but by buying them as a bundle you will have over 29%.
Roy_Huggins
History: British Women in WW1

History: British Women in WW1

A comprehensive and concise History resource on British Women in WW1, including their roles in factories, towns and countrysides as well as their rights, contribution to the war effort and a comparison with German women. Perfect for any student studying the topic.
ayushsanghavi13
Learning About Mrs Johnstone: Lesson 2 Blood Brothers (AQA)

Learning About Mrs Johnstone: Lesson 2 Blood Brothers (AQA)

Discuss society’s/narrator’s view on Mrs Johnstone’s choice to give up her child. Listen to a BBC radio recording about the expectations of a housewife in the 1950s. Discuss how things have changed. Watch two videos on the expectations of women/wives and discuss how things have changed. Discuss context of the 1960s feminists and their accomplishments/suffrage. Listen to Lesley Gore’s hit song ‘You Don’t Own Me’ and discuss how it would’ve been popular and why. Read the Milkman scene at the start of the play. Discuss why the context of the 1950s and Mrs Johnstone’s ex husband maintains our sympathy for her. True or false statements plenary.
aliceboyd1995
Introduction to Mrs Johnstone: Lesson 1 Blood Brothers (AQA)

Introduction to Mrs Johnstone: Lesson 1 Blood Brothers (AQA)

Examine the context of the 1950s. Compare Marilyn Monroe with Mrs Johnstone. Listen to “Tell Me It’s Not True”, discuss cyclical structure and foreshadowing. Listen to “Marilyn Monroe”, discuss Mrs Johnstone’s life and her ex-husband and watch a short drama re-enactment. P.E.E. paragraph grid and model for question: How does Mrs Johnstone’s song help you understand her character and situation?
aliceboyd1995
End of the Vietnam War.

End of the Vietnam War.

This is an entire fully resourced scheme of work covering every major aspect which led to the end of the Vietnam War which spans from ‘Vietnamisation’ to ‘The fall of Saigon’. (including reactions at home). All linked to the GCSE History course for Vietnam. All lessons come with differentiated outcomes, example answers & mark schemes, most videos and songs are embedded into the P. P. Presentations with a wide ranging selection of activities and resources which will appeal to pupils of all abilities. A fantastic opportunity to help you develop your own scheme of work on this course. You may need the conflict and home and abroad textbook to support parts of some lessons. Most however do not require a textbook. Save over 40% on these lessons combined! **Free wall display included! ** https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
morlem
Public Reaction to the Vietnam War.

Public Reaction to the Vietnam War.

This is an entire fully resourced scheme of work covering public reaction to the Vietnam War - All linked to the GCSE History course for Vietnam. All lessons come with differentiated outcomes, example answers & mark schemes, most videos and songs are embedded into the P. P. Presentations with a wide ranging selection of activities and resources which will appeal to pupils of all abilities. A fantastic opportunity to help you develop your own scheme of work on this course. You may need the conflict and home and abroad textbook to support parts of some lessons. Most however do not require a textbook. **Free wall display included! ** https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
morlem
Religious Fundamentalism in USA in the 1920 s.

Religious Fundamentalism in USA in the 1920 s.

This study explains religious fundamentalism in USA in the 1920s. It explains the court case on the Monkey Trial and its outcome. The resource shows the difference between the north and the south on religious belief. The resource contains photographs and cartoons. It addresses socio -political challenges on religious fundamentalism during the period. Made for IGCSE History class.
geo_pal2000
Racial inequality and religion in USA in the 1920s: was USA a country of religious intolerance?

Racial inequality and religion in USA in the 1920s: was USA a country of religious intolerance?

This resource explains how African Americans in the USA were not tolerated.It explains the difference between the north and south USA regarding their religious belief system .The resource explain experiences like the Sacco and Vanzetti court case. It explains how immigrants and Jews were discriminated against and the Jim Crow law, intolerance and how the blacks were maltreated by the K u Klus Klan. Prepared for IGCSE students for understanding of USAin the 1920s
geo_pal2000
History - Weimar and Nazi Germany GCSE Revision PowerPoint 9-1

History - Weimar and Nazi Germany GCSE Revision PowerPoint 9-1

This revision PowerPoint summarises the whole of the Weimar and Nazi Germany section for the new Edexcel 9-1 History GCSE. It encapsulates all the information and statistics needed for the GCSE A perfect summary guide for students at home in a line-by-line revealing PowerPoint style to test students as they move through the course. In addition to this, there is an exam technique section, teaching the timings and technique needed to answer the questions in the 80 minute exam All of this for a price less than a textbook
benmarshall22102
The British Empire lesson and teaching resource book

The British Empire lesson and teaching resource book

A 28 page student/ teacher booklet on the British Empire. The booklet contains a range of student-led resources on many aspects of the British empire, for example a never heard the word task, key word quiz, mapping out the British empire between 1750-1901, decision-making tasks about how the British empire impacted the world (with extended response questions which develop examination and writing skills, the British empire in India (with some fun and creative activities, such as creating a stamp, categorising & prioritising tasks and a range of source based tasks. The booklet amounts to around 6 -7 one hour lessons and is ideal for independent homework, cover lessons or can be used to teach a complete unit of work on the British empire.
planmylesson
Life during the Depression - 16 page lesson pack

Life during the Depression - 16 page lesson pack

This resource features a starter in which students compare two sources on life in 1930s USA using a VENN diagram. The PowerPoint then provides some background information before inviting students to break down 22 factor-led thought bubbles into columns (these are colour-coded into social, economic, cultural and political). Students then use this information to create a written account of what life was like before concluding with a fun singing plenary. I really enjoy delivering this lesson (partly because Hoover is my favourite US President!) and hope you find it useful!
danguiney
Suffragette Emily Davison - 10 page lesson pack

Suffragette Emily Davison - 10 page lesson pack

I’ve designed this lesson as a History mystery to get your students to really engage with evidence handling and to think like Historians. I am confident that the level of detail and precision in my resources is much stronger than you will find elsewhere (because of the amount of pride I take in my own historical research). During this series of activities students read through background information before siphoning through 16 detailed evidence cards about Suffragette activity in the horse race known as the 1913 Epsom Derby. The class then complete a History mystery grid based on their findings. I hope you enjoy this lesson as much as my students do! It is an excellent lesson in helping students comb through evidence to form historical interpretations.
danguiney
Sacco-Vanzetti Trial - 18 page lesson pack

Sacco-Vanzetti Trial - 18 page lesson pack

I teach this lesson as part of my unit on 1920s USA and it always proves tremendously successful. Students are allocated one of seven detailed character cards - these include Sacco’s Defence Lawyer Fred Moore and the biased Judge Webster Thayer amongst others. From here students familiarise themselves with their character and work through 15 pieces of evidence ranging from ballistics documents to the hat that Sacco was reported to have worn (it did not fit). Once they have considered the evidence students then use the trial reenactment template provided to act out one of the most famous trials of the Twentieth Century. I get my class to shout out “Sono innocente!” upon news of the verdict and it is always a powerful lesson. I hope you enjoy this series of activities as much as my students do.
danguiney
Roaring 1920s Top Trumps Game - 71 cards

Roaring 1920s Top Trumps Game - 71 cards

Teeming with precise and carefully selected evidence my students love playing this game to boost subject knowledge. There are 71 cards (which work best when cut out and laminated) and they are colour-coordinated into categories: gangsters & prohibition, arts & culture, immigrants & African Americans, sports & entertainment, industry & economic boom. These cards include all the main figures you would expect such as Babe Ruth, Rudolf Valentino, and Al Capone but also some lesser known figures from the period such as the ‘IT’ girl Clara Bow, the Harlem Renaissance’s Countee Cullen, and Felix the Cat! On each card there is a key date/event for that person, two precise statistics, and a quotation. There is also a ‘bonus’ research question on each card to encourage students to delve into each character further. To play, students simply call out a category and the person with the highest number in that category ‘trumps’ the other, winning their card. The objective is to strip your opponent of their cards to win the game. This is a resource I am very proud of and which has received many accolades from students and lesson observations alike and which will really boost your students’ subject knowledge of 1920s USA. This activity works really well as a stand-alone activity, revision tool, or starter/plenary to any lesson on 1920s USA. I hope you enjoy it as much as my students do!
danguiney
USA in the 1920s & 1930s Entire Course Notes - 46 pages

USA in the 1920s & 1930s Entire Course Notes - 46 pages

This forty six-page pack is the incredibly detailed and complete set of notes I have written for my students. It is basically an entire course on inter-war USA in one pack! Suitable for G.C.S.E, AP, A Level, and I.B. students. Notes are broken down into the following sections: What was the impact of the First World War on the USA? What were American attitudes towards immigrants? Prohibition: causes, events and consequences How did the US economy change? How did society and culture change? What was life like during the Great Depression and how did Herbert Hoover react? Why did FDR win the Nineteenth Thirty Two US election? How did Roosevelt’s New Deal change America? Who opposed the New Deal and why? I am confident you will love this resource because there is nothing on the Internet which I have found which offers the same level of breadth and detail on this topic. Your students will find the notes supremely useful and they will help them achieve examination success.
danguiney
Why do events in the Gulf matter? Entire Course Notes - 34 pages

Why do events in the Gulf matter? Entire Course Notes - 34 pages

This thirty four-page pack is the incredibly detailed and complete set of notes I have written for my students. It is basically an entire course on Why do events in the Gulf Matter? in one pack! Suitable for G.C.S.E, AP, A Level, and I.B. students. Notes are broken down into the following sections: How did Saddam Hussein rise to power in Iraq? What was the nature of Saddam Hussein’s rule in Iraq? Why was there a revolution in Iran? What were the causes of the Iran-Iraq War? What were the consequences of the Iran-Iraq War? Why did the First Gulf War take place? I am confident you will love this resource because there is nothing on the Internet which I have found which offers the same level of breadth and detail on this topic.
danguiney
Weimar & Nazi Germany Top Trumps Game - 132 cards

Weimar & Nazi Germany Top Trumps Game - 132 cards

Teeming with precise and carefully selected evidence my students love playing this game to boost subject knowledge. There are one hundred & thirty two cards (which work best when cut out and laminated) including figures such as the only Jewish representative of the German Olympic squad Helene (Meyer) and Hitler’s British wartime dog (Little Fox), as well as more obvious characters such as Vienna-period Hitler, Goebbels, Himmler etc. On each card there is a key date/event for that person, two precise statistics, and a quotation. Students simply call out a category and the person with the highest card beats the other, winning their card. The objective is to strip your opponent of their cards to win the game. This is a resource I am very proud of and which has received many accolades from students and lesson observations alike. Click on the video link to watch this resource in action.
danguiney
6 of 8: The right to migration and asylum

6 of 8: The right to migration and asylum

Chapter 6 of 8: The right to migration and asylum KS2: A new home by the sea. Basque Children’s Committee, Spanish Civil War refugees, seasickness, balance, exploring different opinions (Science, Writing, Drama, Art) KS3: Exploring different responses to migration and asylum, writing from a specific point of view, adapting written work into a comic (RE/Ethics, Maths, Geography, PSHE, History, English, Art) This is one section of our larger Freedom City Comics learning framework. To download all resources in one file, please see https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/freedom-city-comics-learning-framework-11919380 This learning framework and resources are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC). You can change this framework and share it with other people as long as you credit our project, but you can’t use it commercially. All artwork remains the copyright of the original artists. Freedom City Comics is our free comics anthology presenting snapshots of the history of civil rights and politics on Tyneside. It was created as part of Freedom City 2017. Contributors for this chapter: • Ragavee Balendran, working with researcher Matt Perry • Managing editor is Britt Coxon; Editor in chief is Lydia Wysocki. KS2 curriculum links include: Science, Art, Citizenship, History, Politics, Writing, Literacy, Reading, Maths, Geography, Drama, Careers, PSHE. Key Stage 2 learning framework developed by Mike Thompson and Lydia Wysocki. KS3 curriculum links include: Media, Art, English, Modern Foreign Languages, History, Drama, PSHE, RE/Ethics, Geography, Maths. Key Stage 3 learning framework developed by Gary Bainbridge and Lydia Wysocki.
lyd_w
5 of 8: The right to work

5 of 8: The right to work

Chapter 5 of 8: The right to work The Jarrow March; Ellen Wilkinson MP KS2: Informal writing, formal writing, methods of transport, planning a route, calculating distances (Writing, History, Geography, Maths) KS2: Editing written work, use of colour for emphasis, international contexts (Literacy, History, Art) KS3: Sequencing events, planning and editing a narrative, estimating distances, calculating distances, promoting a cause (English, Maths, Media, PSHE, History, Art) This is one section of our larger Freedom City Comics learning framework. To download all resources in one file, please see https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/freedom-city-comics-learning-framework-11919380 This learning framework and resources are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC). You can change this framework and share it with other people as long as you credit our project, but you can’t use it commercially. All artwork remains the copyright of the original artists. Freedom City Comics is our free comics anthology presenting snapshots of the history of civil rights and politics on Tyneside. It was created as part of Freedom City 2017. Contributors for this chapter: Thanks to all our Freedom City Comics contributors: • Sha Nazir, working with researcher Matt Perry • Managing editor is Britt Coxon; Editor in chief is Lydia Wysocki. KS2 curriculum links include: Science, Art, Citizenship, History, Politics, Writing, Literacy, Reading, Maths, Geography, Drama, Careers, PSHE. Key Stage 2 learning framework developed by Mike Thompson and Lydia Wysocki. KS3 curriculum links include: Media, Art, English, Modern Foreign Languages, History, Drama, PSHE, RE/Ethics, Geography, Maths. Key Stage 3 learning framework developed by Gary Bainbridge and Lydia Wysocki.
lyd_w
Rosa Parks Activity Pack

Rosa Parks Activity Pack

Rosa Parks AP 32 questions Quiz and Illustrated History with excellent pictures and sources to engage and motivate pupils study of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Learning Objectives: To understand the significance of the Montgomery Bus Boycott in the Civil Rights Movement A word is shown on the IWB and each time the word is answered correctly I display another. This works really well but it is important to set some ground rules such as not using words that rhyme with the word on display. I’ve yet to come across a class who doesn’t like the concept. Works brilliantly in pairs also - 1 student turns their back to the IWB. Further Notes Student sits at front with back to board. Words are displayed behind him/her. Rest of class has to describe word to student - see how many he/she gets in 1 min. Can be reversed so that student can see the words and has to describe them to the class. Rosa Parks Word Search Rosa Parks Crossword Rosa Parks Cloze Activity Rosa Parks Message Puzzle Rosa Parks Maze Puzzle Rosa Parks Graphic Organizer Rosa Parks Handout Rosa Parks Comic Strip and Storyboard Rosa Parks Timeline and Quotes Handout Rosa Parks Source Analysis Activity
sfy773
6 History Posters

6 History Posters

American West, Black Civil Rights, Elizabeth I and 3 Medicine related; Cause of Illness, Treatment of Illness, Prevention of Illness… If you want any specific posters made for your classrooms I can make them to spec for you for a small fee.
tbrads90
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee - GCSE Reading Comprehension / Text

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee - GCSE Reading Comprehension / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives a summary of Christopher Harper Lee’s novel “To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee”. After carefully reading the summary of the novel, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: True or False exercises, comprehension questions, a definitions match, a character match, a fill in the gaps exercise and a fun crossword . The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht