The World Wars Interactive Information Book and Questions - Reading Level C - KS2

The World Wars Interactive Information Book and Questions - Reading Level C - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Interactive Information Book - Reading Level C and Comprehension Questions This is an interactive comprehension book about the World War One and World War Two. This text is pitched at reading level C, providing a more challenging text for advanced pupils. A comprehension question is included on each page to assess pupils’ understanding of the topic. This is a great resource for whole-class or independent reading as a way to introduce the topic and spark discussion.
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The World Wars Information Text and Images - Reading Level B - KS2

The World Wars Information Text and Images - Reading Level B - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Text and Images - Reading Level B This resource contains text and images covering keys periods of World War One and World War Two. This text is pitched at reading level B, designed for pupils who are comfortable reading more text and complex sentences independently. This resource is useful for retelling or writing tasks. For example, you can delete the column of text and ask pupils to retell the historical events in their own words.
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The World Wars Information Text and Images - Reading Level D - KS2

The World Wars Information Text and Images - Reading Level D - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Text and Images - Reading Level D This resource contains text and images covering keys periods for the World War One and World War Two. This text is pitched at reading level D, a challenging text for advanced pupils. This resource is useful for retelling or writing tasks. For example, you can delete the column of text and ask pupils to retell the historical events in their own words.
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The World Wars Information Text and Images - Reading Level C - KS2

The World Wars Information Text and Images - Reading Level C - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Text and Images - Reading Level C This resource contains text and images covering keys periods of World War One and World War Two. This text is pitched at reading level C, providing a more challenging text for advanced pupils. This resource is useful for retelling or writing tasks. For example, you can delete the column of text and ask pupils to retell the historical events in their own words.
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The World Wars Interactive Information Book and Questions - Reading Level B - KS2

The World Wars Interactive Information Book and Questions - Reading Level B - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Interactive Information Book - Reading Level B and Comprehension Questions This is an interactive comprehension book about World War One and World War Two. This text is pitched at reading level B, designed for pupils who are comfortable reading more text and complex sentences independently. A comprehension question is included on each page to assess pupils’ understanding of the topic. This is a great resource for whole-class or independent reading as a way to introduce the topic and spark discussion.
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The World Wars Comprehension Book - Reading Level C  - KS2

The World Wars Comprehension Book - Reading Level C - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Interactive Comprehension Book This is an interactive comprehension book about World War One and World War Two. This text is pitched at reading level C, providing a more challenging text for advanced pupils. This resource also comes with a quiz of multiple-choice comprehension questions to assess pupils’ understanding. This is a great resource to use with the whole class or for independent reading.
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Evacuees Poetry Task Activity - KS2

Evacuees Poetry Task Activity - KS2

KS2 History - Evacuees Poetry Task Activity This activity sheet provides a guide for a poetry task. Led by an information text on evacuation in World War Two, pupils are tasked with writing a poem in the first-person in the character of a child waiting at the station on their way to their temporary rural home. There are a range of question prompts to help pupils structure and develop their poem. This is a great activity to encourage pupils to engage with the topic on a deeper level, as a well as practise their creative writing skills.
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Women in the World Wars Poster Activity - KS2

Women in the World Wars Poster Activity - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Women in Wartime Poster Activity This activity sheet provides a step-by-step guide for a poster activity about recruitment of women to the Women’s Land Army and into factory work during World War One and World War Two. Pupils are tasked with designing a poster to recruit women to either join the Land Army or a munition factory. Supporting information is provided, and further information and image packs are available in Tes elements. This is a great activity for pupils to complete in groups or independently. It is useful for engaging pupils in discussion and deeper thinking about the topic.
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Women in the World Wars Discussion and Research Activity - KS2

Women in the World Wars Discussion and Research Activity - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Examples of War Research Activity This activity sheet provides a guide for a research task. Using wartime recruitment posters as stimulus, pupils research a variety of women’s roles during World War One and World War Two, including forces jobs, nursing and factory work. There are a range of question prompts to guide pupils’ research and to help them organise their notes. Pupils can then present a summary of their research to the class or write an information sheet. This is a great group task for pupils to practise teamwork whilst engaging with the topic on a deeper level.
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Women in the World Wars Poster Library - KS2

Women in the World Wars Poster Library - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Women in Wartime Poster Library This resource has a series of posters regarding recruitment of women during World War One and World War Two. These can be used to support classroom activities, for pupils to use in presentations or information sheets, or can be used as part of a class display about World War One and World War Two.
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The World Wars Glossary - KS2

The World Wars Glossary - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Wartime Glossary This document contains a glossary of terms that pupils may not know related to World War One and World War Two. These sheets are useful to support pupils during writing or research tasks, or to be printed out for display.
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Types of War Presentation Activity - The World Wars KS2

Types of War Presentation Activity - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Types of War Presentation Activity This activity sheet provides a step-by-step guide for a presentation activity about the different types of wars including: civil wars, revolutions, insurgencies, annexations, colonialisation, border wars and global wars. In groups, pupils are given information and image(s), and are tasked with summarising the information and presenting it to the rest of the class. There are information texts and image packs available in Tes elements to support this activity. This is a great group task for pupils to practise teamwork whilst engaging with the topic on a deeper level.
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Interactive Writing Template - The World Wars KS2

Interactive Writing Template - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Interactive Writing Template This is an interactive template for writing about World War One and World War Two, which is ideal for producing a piece of informative text. The interactive has various page layouts, plus preloaded images to illustrate the pages. These different page layout options allow for differentiation, as higher-ability students can extend their work. This resource is a great activity for pupils to practise their writing, as well as conducting further research on the topic.
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Writing Template - The World Wars KS2

Writing Template - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Writing Template This worksheet consists a series of images covering key moments of the World War One and World War Two. The resource contains space for pupils to write about these moments in their own words. There is an additional box at the end for students to reflect on the experience within their own communities.
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Types of War Information Sheets - The World Wars KS2

Types of War Information Sheets - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Types of War Information Sheets The sheets in this resource detail different types of wars including: civil wars, revolutions, insurgencies, annexations, colonialisation, border wars and global wars. You can use the sheets to support your own knowledge or use as the basis for comprehension activities.
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Examples of War Research Activity - The World Wars KS2

Examples of War Research Activity - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Examples of War Research Activity This activity sheet provides a guide for a research task. In groups, pupils research and summarise information about a war, such as the War of the Roses, the American Civil War, The Anschluss or The Crusades. There are a range of question prompts to guide pupils’ research and help them to organise their notes. Pupils can then present a summary of their research to the class or write an information sheet. This is a great group task for pupils to practise teamwork whilst engaging with the topic on a deeper level.
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Remembrance Day Assembly - KS2

Remembrance Day Assembly - KS2

KS2 History - Remembrance Day Assembly A complete presentation for a primary assembly about Remembrance Sunday, with a sensitive script and accompanying images for a slide show.
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A Soldier's Life Information Sheets - The World Wars KS2

A Soldier's Life Information Sheets - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - A Soldier’s Life Information Sheets The six sheets in this resource explore the life of young soldiers in World War One. You can use these sheets to support your own knowledge or use as the basis for comprehension activities. There is a supported version with question prompts to help pupils summarise the information, as well as a version without questions for higher-ability students… Additionally, the first 3 pages are slightly shorter and describe simpler concepts, if you require further differentiation.
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A Soldier's Life Image Library - The World Wars KS2

A Soldier's Life Image Library - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - A Soldier’s Life Image Library This resource has a series of large images about life as a soldier during the war. These can be used to support classroom activities, for pupils to use in presentations or information sheets, or can be used as part of a class display about World War One.
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A Soldier's Life Presentation Activity - The World Wars KS2

A Soldier's Life Presentation Activity - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - A Soldier’s Life Presentation Activity This activity sheet provides a step-by-step guide for a presentation activity about life as a soldier during World War One. In groups, pupils are given information and image(s), and are tasked with summarising the information and presenting it to the rest of the class. A template for making prompt cards is also included, so pupils can write down their key points. There are information texts and image packs available in Tes elements to support this activity. This is a great group task for pupils to practise teamwork whilst engaging with the topic on a deeper level.
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Examples of War Comprehension Activity - The World Wars KS2

Examples of War Comprehension Activity - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Examples of War Comprehension Activity This resource contains information sheets that detail three different wars: The French Revolution, The American Annexation of Hawaii and The Napoleonic Wars. Each information sheet has a set of comprehension questions to follow with suggested marks for each questions, covering retrieval of fact, summarising information, deduction and inference. This worksheet works well as an in-class comprehension activity to engage pupils with historical events, as well as an effective homework task.
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*Updated* AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - Part Two: Challenging Royal Authority

*Updated* AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - Part Two: Challenging Royal Authority

Updated *Owing to marking the Paper 2: Shaping the Nation, Section A: Thematic Studies 2018 summer examination series for AQA, all of my resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - Part Two: Challenging Royal Authority. • Popular uprisings against the Crown: the social, economic, religious and political causes of the Pilgrimage of Grace; the implications for royal authority; Henry VIII and his government’s reaction and the impact of the uprising. • Divine Right and parliamentary authority: the causes of the English Revolution; the New Model Army and the development of political radicalism during the Civil War era; the short and long-term impact of the English Revolution, including the significance of trial and execution of Charles I and Oliver Cromwell and the Commonwealth. • Royal authority and the right to representation: the causes of the American Revolution including the relationship between the government and people; impact and significance of the American Revolution.
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*Updated* Hamilton the Musical and the Impact of the American Revolution

*Updated* Hamilton the Musical and the Impact of the American Revolution

Updated *Owing to marking the Paper 2: Shaping the Nation, Section A: Thematic Studies 2018 summer examination series for AQA, all of my resources have been amended and updated for students studying the AQA GCSE History syllabus. AQA GCSE History: Britain: Power and the People: c1170 to the Present Day - Part Two: Challenging Royal Authority Describe the impact of the American Revolution. Explain how and why the American Revolution has consequences on Britain and the world. Lesson Objective: to what extent did the American Revolution change the balance of power in Britain?
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Literacy Connectives Lesson linked to Oliver Cromwell

Literacy Connectives Lesson linked to Oliver Cromwell

This is a complete lesson with all resources which focuses on sorting arguments about whether Cromwell is a hero or villain and then using them to form sentences using a range of connectives. There is a competitive element to the lesson with children earning points for correctly used connectives. This was a great sentence focus lesson before writing a balanced argument and could be adapted to suit a range of topics (for example, is Caliban a victim or villain?)
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The effects of French Revolution

The effects of French Revolution

A well completed ppt presentation, activity with the sources and a graph to be completed by your students. Definitely your students will enjoy it and will learn about the three phases of French Revolution.
MrFokion
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
Causes of the American Civil War

Causes of the American Civil War

This lesson gets students to consider the different causes of the American Civil War. They have already done some background on the events leading to the war. They will judge the most important cause and categorise the causes as political/social/economic and short term/long term.
lwallett
KS3 History end of year or topic review activity

KS3 History end of year or topic review activity

KS3 History End of year or topic review activity This activity is a fun way to end the year. Students design a t-shirt by recording what they have learn’t across the year/topic using doodle, images, art lettering. The worksheet is aimed at History however the example is an Art example.
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Emancipation Proclamation ESCAPE ROOM: Abraham Lincoln, Civil War

Emancipation Proclamation ESCAPE ROOM: Abraham Lincoln, Civil War

Emancipation Proclamation Escape Room Activity: The Emancipation Proclamation Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Emancipation Proclamation, Abraham Lincoln, slavery and the Civil War. This is the perfect resource to introduce a famous historical executive order in a fun way! The Emancipation Proclamation Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts or an analysis about the Emancipation Proclamation. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. This escape room includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes New Feature: I have included a 6 question formative to complete as proof of understanding. Each “clue” also has one question to answer to ensure comprehension for a total of 10 questions. Many times students rush to solve the puzzles without reading or comprehending what they read. The questions need to be answered correctly before they can win!
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WW1: War in the Air | British Experience of Warfare

WW1: War in the Air | British Experience of Warfare

This four page word document covers everything on the specification for British Experience of Warfare (Edexcel History A Level) for the War in the Air in WW1. This includes: The impact of aerial reconnaissance: photographic, observation and communication. The development of the Royal Flying Corps as a fighting force; the importance of technology in the development of air combat; the importance of air power in achieving victory in 1918. The impact on public opinion, propaganda and defence systems of Zeppelin and Gotha bombing of undefended British towns. This document can also be used in conjunction with any other specification that studies the the War in the Air in depth
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Second Boer War Notes | British Experience of Warfare

Second Boer War Notes | British Experience of Warfare

This four page word document covers everything on the specification for British Experience of Warfare (Edexcel History A Level) for the Second Boer War. This includes: Facing the Boers in southern Africa: the nature of Britisharmy; the significance of the sieges of Mafeking, Kimberley and Ladysmith and the impact of Black Week. The importance of the roles of Field Marshalls Roberts and Kitchener, and General Sir Redvers Buller in achieving victory. Changing attitudes of the public in Britain to the conflict, including the impact of the reportage of Winston Churchill and the work of Emily Hobhouse. This document can also be used in conjunction with any other specification that studies the Second Boer War in depth
onderk
Crimean War | British Experience of Warfare

Crimean War | British Experience of Warfare

This five page word document covers everything on the specification for British Experience of Warfare (Edexcel History A Level) This includes: Facing the Russian threat in the Crimea: the impact of the battles of Alma and Balaclava and the siege of Sebastopol; the role of Lord Raglan. The problems of medical care; the work of Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole in the Crimea. Changing attitudes of the public in Britain to the conduct of the war, including the impact of the photography of Roger Fenton and the reportage of William Russell. This document can also be used in conjunction with any other specification that studies the Crimean War in depth
onderk
Gettysburg Address ESCAPE ROOM: Translation - Abe Lincoln

Gettysburg Address ESCAPE ROOM: Translation - Abe Lincoln

Gettysburg Address Escape Room Activity: The Gettysburg Address Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. This is the perfect resource to introduce a famous historical speech in a fun way! The activity includes modern, easy to understand translations of Lincoln’s speech. The Gettysburg Address Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students will complete a short formative that corresponds to the readings. This will ensure they are reading the content, not just solving the puzzles. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts or an analysis about the Gettysburg Address. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. Once your students try one of my escape rooms, they will beg for more! In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. This escape room includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes New Feature: I have included a 6 question formative to complete as proof of understanding. Many times students rush to solve the puzzles without reading or comprehending what they read. The questions need to be answered correctly before they can win!
lisaf5005