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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
onderk
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
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
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
KS3 Introduction to Slavery

KS3 Introduction to Slavery

Lesson following on from looking at the British Empire. Introduces the concept of slavery - the reasons behind it and looks at the Triangular Slave Trade. Class are encouraged to think a lot for themselves about what a slave IS, why it was “NEEDED” and also who benefitted from the trade and why. There is a printable blank version of the slave triangle map at the end of the ppt for pupils to work on (I usually print as a slide and get them to stick it in) - Note: on print preview of this slide it appears as though the map has lots of shapes on it (can’t seem to fix this!) These don’t show up when printed.
Bigfoz
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
The Plantations in Ireland - Junior Certificate History

The Plantations in Ireland - Junior Certificate History

This is a comprehensive PowerPoint presentation that covers the entire unit from the Laois-Offaly Plantation all the way to Cromwell in Ireland. All notes can be copied into students’ notebooks for later reference Notes are designed to specifically fit in with the Discovering History textbook (Patsy McCaughey) but can be used to guide the study of a unit using any text relevant to this area of the curriculum. Also included is a short Plantations themed crossword with key terms (answers attached for teacher reference).
badbuzz88
TELL ME ABOUT - American West

TELL ME ABOUT - 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): 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
Slave Auction Lesson

Slave Auction Lesson

This lesson has many different activities linked to Slave Auctions. It has an engaging Bell task looking at an drawing of a slave auction so the pupils can give their thoughts and ask questions of the source. The main task is helping the pupils to understand what an auction is, and then showing them images of slave auctions. There is a task linked to sources in age of expansion textbook, but as this is old it can be changed to what ever book you are currently using. Final task is creative task to create their own fliers for an auction with examples given. Extension task is A-Z of Slavery if all work is complete. Please give feedback and reviews of source. any suggestions on how to improve would be much appreciated.
phelps
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
Darwin -Beagle Artwork Competition - Wolsey Academy - History Club 11

Darwin -Beagle Artwork Competition - Wolsey Academy - History Club 11

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
Pirates - Wolsey Academy - History Club 5

Pirates - Wolsey Academy - History Club 5

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.
WolseyAcademy
Battle of Trafalgar 1805 - Wolsey Academy - History Club 2

Battle of Trafalgar 1805 - Wolsey Academy - History Club 2

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.
WolseyAcademy
Middle Passage

Middle Passage

good work using sources for Y8 class (high ability) could easily be for Y9 class really enjoyed
sprite4zac
Britain in 1901

Britain in 1901

This lesson is based on the Technology, War and Independence KS3 textbooks. The lesson includes a range of activities including creating an information leaflet. The PPT also contains success criteria to help guide the students and differentiation (red=least challenging up to green=most challenging). I have also included a differentiated version of the textbook information and an additional info sheet for the more able. Please feel free to ask any questions :)
Dani0704
80 Page Photocopiable Resource Pack on the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and the US Civil War.

80 Page Photocopiable Resource Pack on the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and the US Civil War.

The Slave Trade and the American Civil War is an 85 page, two part, resource pack specifically designed for CfE or National 4 or Key Stage 4/5. Lesson Intentions for every lesson. Literacy and Numeracy tasks throughout. Value Added Tasks with Help sheets. Group-work tasks to encourage confident Individuals. We guarantee you will not be disappointed. PPT’s included HIGH QUALITY POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS INCLUDED Topics include The Beginning of the Slave Trade The Middle Passage Britain & Slavery The Plantations The Abolitionists The North South Divide The Election of Lincoln The War begins Events of the Civil War Bull Run Soldiers of War
tommy739
GCSE 9-1: The American West 2 Page History

GCSE 9-1: The American West 2 Page History

9-1 GCSE American West 1830-1895 Summary of the basic content for whole of the unit in three sections Migration and Settlement in the West Farming and Cattle Industry Conflict and Tension Lawlessness The Plains Indians Simple and easy to use for students, colour coded per theme Tailored for Edexcel, but can be used for AQA, OCR, WJEC, iGCSE Please see my other lessons and resources Feedback welcome @mrthorntonteach
MrThorntonTeach
Bill of Rights Bundle of Resources and Activities

Bill of Rights Bundle of Resources and Activities

The Bill of Rights bundle is loaded with activities and resources. Here is what is in the Bundle. Bill of Rights writing activities based on different amendments (A total of 6 writing Lessons). These are short stories where the students will argue whether or not a students right was violated based on the Bill of Rights. Two sets of resources on the Bill of Rights. (Lots of Worksheets) Bill of Rights trivia review game. Bill of Right Power Point Project with Rubric. Bill of rights Tableau/Acting skit activity. Some of these resources are sold individually, but this is a much better deal with the bundle.
Jonmayhew1234
Empire and Slavery Scheme of work for KS3 History

Empire and Slavery Scheme of work for KS3 History

Whole scheme of work aimed at year 8, looking at the creation of Empire, the rise of slavery, life for slaves and then finally looking at whether we should be proud of the Empire we created. The scheme of work aims to assist KS3 students to develop their History skills, source analysis and interpretation skills.
Christina81brown
War of 1812

War of 1812

***USE THE PAUSE BUTTON!!!***A Powerpoint presentation with 64 slides and animations on most, Q/A. There is NO AUDIO, NO Music, just a great learning opportunity with 64 slides Intended for teachers in the classrooom, Parents of home-schoolers, and anyone obsessed with history and/or military history. the presentation forwards slides at a 2-5 second rate but the teacher should use the PAUSE BUTTON to hold a slide for discussion or for lecture, or amplification. There are more pictures/animations than sentences. It should be an entertaining presentation without pages of reading.
hoosier11
Class Play based on the Victorians

Class Play based on the Victorians

I wrote this to end our Victorian Topic. It takes about 15 minutes to perform and the parts can easily be reduced/combined or expanded/split to fit any class - currently 27. We performed in front of parents and the rest of the school. The play touches on farming, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Florance Nightingale and Doctor Barnardo as well as the poverty of the era. The 3 compères sat together at the side of the stage. The rest of the children all sat on stage on PE benches, and simply stood up to say their bit. Some of the parts needed children to act together. We only sang the first verse and chorus of Food Glorious Food. Two children started it off as solos. I used YouTube for the words and music, but it sounded better unaccompanied on the day, sounded great! All the children were in simple costumes. You may want to make reference to something to show the scale of the Crystal Palace, as our pub and church won’t be known to your audience! Our exhibition was work from and artifacts we made as a class.
chrisbk816