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The English Civil War: Who was Oliver Cromwell?

The English Civil War: Who was Oliver Cromwell?

This lesson aims to explore the character of Oliver Cromwell. Did he set out to kill the King from the start and make himself a despot or did circumstances dictate that this was his only option? Moreover, with his puritanical ideas, did he make England and the Commonwealth a better place for it, or was it exclusive only to the minority? This will ultimately be down to the students’ own judgement as they plot his actions on a grid. Analysis of video evidence also helps to track his ideas and personality and gives the students ideas for writing his obituary and question why his burial place in Westminster Abbey bears the inscription 1658-1661. 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
KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for KS2 students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following topics: World War II; Ancient Egypt; The Solar System; Tudors and Stuarts; The Rainforest Each organiser contains a number of comprehensive sections explaining the key elements of the topic, timelines detailing key times and events, diagrams and images to visually aid understanding, and key facts to extend the learning of higher attaining students. 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
The English Civil War: The use of Propaganda

The English Civil War: The use of Propaganda

This lesson is ideal preparation for GCSE as it requires the analysis and evaluation of sources. Taking the concepts of ‘usefulness’ and ‘provenance’, students are given the context of how each side in the Civil War attempted to discredit each other using propaganda as a weapon. Helpful hints and model answers guide the students though sources which include Prince Rupert hiding in a cornfield and Roundhead soldiers pillaging a Church. 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: How did the two sides fight?

The English Civil War: How did the two sides fight?

This lesson focuses on how the two sides fought in the Civil War. Students learn about the musketeers and pikemen, before analysing their role in the Battle of Marston Moor. The students take on the job of Oliver Cromwell and make key decisions to win the battle, gaining points as they go along. However they must be careful not to make mistakes and lose the battle with catastrophic consequences for Parliament and the New Model Army! There is also a chance to look at an alternative view of the Civil War. Was the decision taken to kill the King early on, or did Parliament arrive painstakingly at this decision over time. Students plot this on a graph before reaching their own conclusions. 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 Causes of the English Civil  War

The English Civil War: The Causes of the English 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
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
Britain in 1509: Source Interpretation

Britain in 1509: Source Interpretation

Included is two documents: the first a series of source interpretation and analysis tasks and the second (leading on from this) is an analysis in greater detail. These are as part of a first lesson on a new subject introducing the Tudor era of British History for a KS3 year7 mixed ability group. Some of the work included has been adapted from other sources and lessons I have used over previous years and is not all my own work. Use, edit and enjoy!
JGrazier
Source Investigation - Charles I's Personality

Source Investigation - Charles I's Personality

This resource investigation is designed to help students develop their historical skills by getting them assess how far Charles I’s personality and leadership skills helped to cause the English Civil War. It can be used with a range of abilities and can easily be edited to customized to suit the needs of your own students. I have included a higher and lower ability version of the same worksheet to aid differentiation as well as a PowerPoint presentation to help facilitate the lesson. When you purchase this resource, you will receive a a higher and lower ability version of a two page worksheet. The higher worksheet includes nine carefully primary and secondary sources which span two pages of the worksheet and with four tasks and activities. Whilst the lower version includes seven primary and secondary sources, but includes three additional questions to provide additional support. The PowerPoint presentation included aims, objectives, differentiated outcomes, starters, plenaries, relevant video clips, historical sources, information to accompany the tasks and activities. This lesson has been designed to help prepare students and set the scene for the short term causes of the English Civil War 1642 - 1660. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: Causes of the English Civil War? •Know: Who was King Charles i? •Understand: What can we learn about him from the historical evidence? •Evaluate: Why was Charles I unpopular with his people? •Skills: Source Analysis WILF – What Am I Looking For? •Identify & describe: The personality and character of Charles I •Explain: What can we learn about Charles I from the historical evidence? •Analyse: Why was Charles I unpopular with his people? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow ‘The History Academy’ on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
Roy_Huggins
Charles I's Personality Source Analysis

Charles I's Personality Source Analysis

If you are looking for something to help your students develop their source analysis skills by studying a range of primary and secondary sources then check out this lesson which aims to get them to study Charles I’s personality and leadership skills. It can be used with a range of abilities and can easily be edited to customised to suit the needs of your own students. I have included a higher and lower ability version of the same worksheet to aid differentiation as well as a PowerPoint presentation to help facilitate the lesson. When you purchase this resource, you will receive a a higher and lower ability version of a two page worksheet. The higher worksheet includes nine carefully primary and secondary sources which span two pages of the worksheet and with four tasks and activities. Whilst the lower version includes seven primary and secondary sources, but includes three additional questions to provide additional support. The PowerPoint presentation included aims, objectives, differentiated outcomes, starters, plenaries, relevant video clips, historical sources, information to accompany the tasks and activities. This lesson has been designed to help prepare students and set the scene for the short term causes of the English Civil War 1642 - 1660. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: Causes of the English Civil War? •Know: Who was King Charles i? •Understand: What can we learn about him from the historical evidence? •Evaluate: Why was Charles I unpopular with his people? •Skills: Source Analysis WILF – What Am I Looking For? •Identify & describe: The personality and character of Charles I •Explain: What can we learn about Charles I from the historical evidence? •Analyse: Why was Charles I unpopular with his people? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow ‘The History Academy’ on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
Roy_Huggins
Source Analysis - Charles I's Personality

Source Analysis - Charles I's Personality

This lesson is designed to helped students develop their source analysis skills by studying a range of primary and secondary sources that look at Charles I’s personality and leadership skills as King of England. It can be used with a range of abilities and can easily be edited to customised to suit the needs of your own students. I have included a higher and lower ability version of the same worksheet to aid differentiation. When you purchase this resource, you will receive a a higher and lower ability version of a two page worksheet. The higher worksheet includes nine carefully primary and secondary sources which span two pages of the worksheet and with four tasks and activities. Whilst the lower version includes seven primary and secondary sources, but includes three additional questions to provide additional support. If you are interested, I have also produced a PowerPoint to accompany this lesson which can be purchased bundled separately with these sources for an extra £1. This lesson has been designed to help prepare students and set the scene for the short term causes of the English Civil War 1642 - 1660. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: Causes of the English Civil War? •Know: Who was King Charles i? •Understand: What can we learn about him from the historical evidence? •Evaluate: Why was Charles I unpopular with his people? •Skills: Source Analysis WILF – What Am I Looking For? •Identify & describe: The personality and character of Charles I •Explain: What can we learn about Charles I from the historical evidence? •Analyse: Why was Charles I unpopular with his people? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow ‘The History Academy’ on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
Roy_Huggins
KS3 History: Why did the Spanish Armada fail?

KS3 History: Why did the Spanish Armada fail?

KS3 History Elizabethan England, Exploration, Empires Fully resources lesson investigating the causes of the failure of the Spanish Armada Students recap on learned knowledge then look at interpretation of the Spanish Armada, testing the opinion of the author with contextual knowledge. GCSE focus on interpretation and inference skill 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
The Jacobites

The Jacobites

The Jacobite’s is a 50 page photocopiable resource pack specifically designed for secondary school pupils. It is accompanied with 15 PowerPoint Presentations. One hour class play and homework book included. Literacy, Numeracy, Role Play tasks to encourage Health and Well Being and Confident Individuals. ICT lessons & Final Exam included. 15 free PowerPoint presentations. *Culloden aftermath – group work * Darien Project & Numeracy Task Retreat from Derby Group Task Literacy & Numeracy in all lessons. Class Play Burns Literacy Lesson Extended Writing ICT Tasks Music Tasks Final Exam
tommy739
Stuarts themed topic homework menu

Stuarts themed topic homework menu

I set this homework to support my Stuarts topic in school. It contains a range of activities, including maths and literacy links. Some of the activities are linked to The Great Fire of London, The Plague and the restoration of the monarchy.
Emmaclark2711
Roundheads and Cavaliers

Roundheads and Cavaliers

Lesson focusing on the features of each of the English Civil War armies prior to the New Model Army. Textbook or information sheet will be required for one task.
tommoore93
Who was Charles I?

Who was Charles I?

A source based lesson focusing on the character of Charles I. This lesson is Instagram themed and could be adapted for other topics and figures. It includes a help sheet for the consolidation task. Challenge tasks included throughout and follows TLAC principles.
tommoore93
The Cannon - Change in Warfare

The Cannon - Change in Warfare

A whole lesson as part of a KS3 Change in Warfare unit. The lesson is completely ready to go. Interactive and engaging. Discussion of a source as a starter. Brief contextual overview Group work to become experts on 1 of 3 case studies of early cannon use. (I have designed the task to produce a news report but could be altered to be an ask the expert task very easily. Information sheets are built into the powerpoint.) Students give their news reports whilst the class collect information about each in a table. Assessment comes in the form of a PEEL paragraph with useful sentence starters. Hope you enjoy :)
bjcross1
King James I, 1603 - 1625

King James I, 1603 - 1625

These outstanding resources look at key issues during the controversial Reign of James I. They begin by looking at the problems that he faced during his reign and the impact of the break with Rome and include his relations with Parliament, The Divine Rights of Kings, Money, taxation and religious problems. The issue of the religious problems facing James I is explored via both the Gunpowder Plot and The Pilgrim Fathers. Whilst interconnected with both these problems is popular beliefs and superstitions which is explored through my resources on Witchcraft. The overarching theme to all these resources is their link to not just the consequences of the break with Rome but ultimately the causes of the English Civil War. Please click on each resource to find out more.
Roy_Huggins
KS3 History: What happened during the Spanish Armada?

KS3 History: What happened during the Spanish Armada?

KS3 History Elizabethan England, Exploration, Empires Fully resources lesson investigating the events and narrative of the Spanish Armada Students create a timeline, complete inference of source, victory timeline activity and create an interpretation of a source GCSE focus with narrative, interpretation and inference skills 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
Naseby

Naseby

This History Rocks! resource looks at The Battle of Naseby. A fun learning resource with key words, activities and further research. Differentiated tasks: all pupils answer the Tasks questions which will give them a basic understanding of the topic. The* Think *questions extend them more. Done with a splash of humour that your pupils will enjoy.
Thatmatt
Marston Moor

Marston Moor

This History Rocks! resource looks at Marston Moor. A fun learning resource with key words, activities and further research. Differentiated tasks: all pupils answer the Tasks questions which will give them a basic understanding of the topic. The* Think *questions extend them more. Done with a splash of humour that your pupils will enjoy.
Thatmatt
The English Civil War

The English Civil War

This History Rocks! resource looks at the start of The English Civil War A fun learning resource with key words, activities and further research. Differentiated tasks: all pupils answer the Tasks questions which will give them a basic understanding of the topic. The* Think *questions extend them more. Done with a splash of humour that your pupils will enjoy.
Thatmatt
Charles I

Charles I

This History Rocks! resource looks at Charles I. A fun learning resource with key words, activities and further research. Differentiated tasks: all pupils answer the Tasks questions which will give them a basic understanding of the topic. The* Think *questions extend them more. Done with a splash of humour that your pupils will enjoy.
Thatmatt
James I, Charles I & Cromwell

James I, Charles I & Cromwell

This *History Rocks! *resource looks at James I, Charles I, Civil War and Cromwell. Using a splash of humour, pupils will enjoy learning about this turbulent time in English history. Packed full of differetiated activities, cross-curricular ideas, whole class discussion starters as well as check-up questions, pupils will love the Horrible Histories style humour and parents too!
Thatmatt
Were the Catholics Framed in the Gunpowder Plot of 1605?

Were the Catholics Framed in the Gunpowder Plot of 1605?

This much loved resource has now been updated to PowerPoint so that it is accessible for the full ability range through a change of multimedia and interactive content. If you wish to buy the worksheet version which was the number one download on school history, it can still be purchased via my TES shop separately or as a bundled item. The lesson comes in two sections. The first looks at the traditional story of the Gunpowder Pot as it has been taught to school children for hundreds of years. I have created a series of questions and activities aimed at foundation and core students that helps them to study an old Victorian school history book version. This is a great exercise to help students appreciate how history has been taught in the past. I have uploaded a copy of my my chronology card sort on the Gunpowder Plot, which can be used as a starter or consolidation exercise. I have also linked in the Nick Knowles version of the Gunpowder The next section looks a the revisionist version of the Gunpowder Plot and gives students a series of contemporary sources and secondary research by historians to help them decide whether Guy Fawkes was innocent or guilty. The activity aims to get them to draw a table to help them analyse the information before having a go at writing an extended answer or a newspaper report from either a Catholic or Protestant stand point on what happened. In order to help students analyse the sources I have included a range of graphic organisers, that you can select from. which can be printed off alongside the historical sources. The aims and objectives are: Theme: What were the consequences of the break with Rome? •Know: What happened during the Gunpowder Plot? •Understand: Why did the Catholics want to murder the King and Parliament? •Evaluate: How far does the historical evidence prove that Guy Fawkes was innocent or guilty? WILF - What Am I Looking For? •Identify & describe: What happened during the Gunpowder Plot? •Explain: Why would the Catholics want to murder the King and Parliament? •Analyse: How far does the historical evidence prove that Guy Fawkes was innocent or guilty? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop, where many have been bundled together to provide you with further savings. You can also follow ‘The History Academy’ on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Kind Regards Roy
Roy_Huggins
Was Guy Fawkes Framed?

Was Guy Fawkes Framed?

This much loved resource has now been updated to PowerPoint so that it is accessible for the full ability range through a change of multimedia and interactive content. If you wish to buy the worksheet version which was the number one download on school history, it can still be purchased via my TES shop separately or as a bundled item. The lesson comes in two sections. The first looks at the traditional story of the Gunpowder Pot as it has been taught to school children for hundreds of years. I have created a series of questions and activities aimed at foundation and core students that helps them to study an old Victorian school history book version. This is a great exercise to help students appreciate how history has been taught in the past. I have uploaded a copy of my my chronology card sort on the Gunpowder Plot, which can be used as a starter or consolidation exercise. I have also linked in the Nick Knowles version of the Gunpowder The next section looks a the revisionist version of the Gunpowder Plot and gives students a series of contemporary sources and secondary research by historians to help them decide whether Guy Fawkes was innocent or guilty. The activity aims to get them to draw a table to help them analyse the information before having a go at writing an extended answer or a newspaper report from either a Catholic or Protestant stand point on what happened. In order to help students analyse the sources I have included a range of graphic organisers, that you can select from. which can be printed off alongside the historical sources. The aims and objectives are: Theme: What were the consequences of the break with Rome? •Know: What happened during the Gunpowder Plot? •Understand: Why did the Catholics want to murder the King and Parliament? •Evaluate: How far does the historical evidence prove that Guy Fawkes was innocent or guilty? WILF - What Am I Looking For? •Identify & describe: What happened during the Gunpowder Plot? •Explain: Why would the Catholics want to murder the King and Parliament? •Analyse: How far does the historical evidence prove that Guy Fawkes was innocent or guilty? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop, where many have been bundled together to provide you with further savings. You can also follow ‘The History Academy’ on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Kind Regards Roy
Roy_Huggins
The Reign of James I 1603 - 1625

The Reign of James I 1603 - 1625

These outstanding resources look at key issues during the controversial Reign of James I. They begin bylooking at the problems that he faced during his reign and the impact of the break with Rome and include his relations with Parliament, The Divine Rights of Kings, Money, taxation and religious problems. The issue of the religious problems facing James I is explored via both the Gunpowder Plot and The Pilgrim Fathers. Whilst interconnected with both these problems is popular beliefs and superstitions which is explored through my resources on Witchcraft. The overarching theme to all these resources is their link to not just the consequences of the break with Rome but ultimately the causes of the English Civil War. Please click on each resource to find out more.
Roy_Huggins
History Revision Mats

History Revision Mats

Please use these mats 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): Roll Two Die to Create a Co-ordinate. Place your coloured counter on the square that the roll corresponds to. If answer is correct, receive points as follows: Points: Red squares are worth 1, Yellow squares score 2 points, and Green squares score 5 points Grades: Red squares are 4/5 Grade, Yellow squares and 6/7 Grade and Green Squares and 8/9 Grade answers Please use a great revision resource for group work. Please also leave any feedback for future revision mats and how to improve them.
14bensona
History Revision Mat: Elizabeth I

History Revision Mat: Elizabeth I

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): Roll Two Die to Create a Co-ordinate. Place your coloured counter on the square that the roll corresponds to. If answer is correct, receive points as follows: Points: Red squares are worth 1, Yellow squares score 2 points, and Green squares score 5 points Grades: Red squares are 4/5 Grade, Yellow squares and 6/7 Grade and Green Squares and 8/9 Grade answers Please use a great revision resource for group work. Please also leave any feedback for future revision mats and how to improve them.
14bensona
History Revision Mat: American West

History Revision Mat: American West

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): Roll Two Die to Create a Co-ordinate. Place your coloured counter on the square that the roll corresponds to. If answer is correct, receive points as follows: Points: Red squares are worth 1, Yellow squares score 2 points, and Green squares score 5 points Grades: Red squares are 4/5 Grade, Yellow squares and 6/7 Grade and Green Squares and 8/9 Grade answers Please use a great revision resource for group work. Please also leave any feedback for future revision mats and how to improve them.
14bensona