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Propaganda: A critical study (Part 1)

Propaganda: A critical study (Part 1)

Purpose: This first part explores Edward Filene’s seven criteria for identifying propaganda. The slides define propaganda and it’s origin/popularity,and also include common elements of propaganda. This resource is aimed at students in the following subjects: Social Sciences (Historical Sciences) Literary study and analysis Critical Thinking
roxaneleescott
Edexcel Politics A Level - 75+ Example Essay Questions (Papers 1 and 2)

Edexcel Politics A Level - 75+ Example Essay Questions (Papers 1 and 2)

A collection of essay questions for Paper 1 and Paper 2, written in the format of the Edexcel exam for the new, 2017 specification. Topics covered: Democracy and Participation Political Parties Electoral systems Voting behaviour and the Media Socialism Liberalism Conservatism The constitution Parliament The PM and the executive Relationships between the branches Anarchism
owheatley
Pressure Groups summary worksheet

Pressure Groups summary worksheet

4 summary worksheets for students to complete Includes: Functions of Pressure Groups Why do Pressure Groups have such importance in the USA Methods used by Pressure Groups Arguments for and against PRessure Groups Factors that influence Pressure Group success
samwillbrennan
Obama's Presidency

Obama's Presidency

An overview of Obama’s Presidency. Excellent for any topic on the US President. Also includes factors behind his election wins and 2010+2014 midterms
samwillbrennan
US Supreme Court- Landmark Supreme Court Cases+ Appointment of Justices

US Supreme Court- Landmark Supreme Court Cases+ Appointment of Justices

First document is a neat summary of over 40 Supreme Court Cases up to and including 2018. It is split into the different areas that each case concerns including areas such as: Race Abortion Religion Federalism Freedom of Speech Guns Punishments Justice Limiting Congressional Power Limiting Presidential Power The second document is an overview of the appointment of Supreme Court Justices from Stevens (1975) to Gorsuch (2017). Also includes failed nominations of Bork, Miers and Garland
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US Party Factions

US Party Factions

Presentation explaining the different factions within US Political Parties Includes Old Left/Progressives New Democrats Blue Dogs Compassionate Conservatives Social Conservatives Fiscal Conservatives Tea PArty/Freedom Caucus
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Getting It Together: From Colonies to Federation - The National Story

Getting It Together: From Colonies to Federation - The National Story

‘Getting It Together: From Colonies to Federation’ is a middle years resource provided by the Museum of Australian Democracy. This extensive resource examines Australia’s journey to federation using historical sources such as newspaper extracts, cartoons, speeches and biographies. Students can use ‘Getting It Together’ to actively discover and explore the story of Federation – the social and political journey that led the people of six separate colonies to agree on a Constitution, which brought the nation of Australia and its Federal Parliament into being in 1901. While investigating the past, students are also engaged with issues affecting Australia’s development and identity today and into the future. ‘Getting it Together’ is organised into seven packages each containing a series of activities for students to explore in the classroom. This package, ‘The National Story,’ brings all of the colonial stories together. Other packages focus on New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia and Queensland. These are available on the MoAD Learning Resources page here: https://www.moadoph.gov.au/learning/resources/getting-it-together-from-colonies-to-federation/ Each package is divided into three themes: People and Places: explores the way of life in each colony prior to Federation. Road to Federation: examines the political issues debated by colonial parliaments in deciding whether or not to join in Federation. Celebrations and Futures: looks at the way Federation was celebrated in 1901 and its continuing importance today.
MoADLearning
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!
lisaf5005
UK Government: Parliament - The House of Commons and the House of Lords

UK Government: Parliament - The House of Commons and the House of Lords

The Knowledge House bring you an incredibly detailed set of resources for the topic on Parliament in the UK. This lesson looks at the structure and powers of the House of Commons and House of Lords. Our unique resources ensure that the students do all of the work. Our resources are planned in great detail, using content from the Pearson and Hodder textbooks. Each resource links to an element of the specification and is carefully differentiated to allow students to answer progressively more challenging questions. Getting the first task complete on each resource ensures that all students have a basic understanding of the topic and have been introduced to all keywords. Extra tasks on the resource sheet can be completed as homework. Alternatively, the resource sheets can be handed out in advance and students can complete the work in advance of the lesson, ensuring you have all of the content completed on time. Our resources also require no textbook, as all the content from the endorsed textbooks have been included in our resources. Please don’t hesitate to email us on info@theknowledgehouse.co.uk if you have any queries, comments or questions. Thank you and please leave a review if you enjoyed our resources!
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Curators on the Couch, Neville Bonner - Teacher Professional Development

Curators on the Couch, Neville Bonner - Teacher Professional Development

Designed for use by teachers as professional development, this interview unpacks objects which align with content in the Australian Curriculum. Teachers understanding of these objects will be enriched further, preparing them to use the objects in classroom discussions with their students. The first of our series looks at Senator Neville Bonner, our first Indigenous Federal Parliamentarian, and a selection of his personal objects which are currently on display in the Finders Keepers Exhibition at MoAD. MoAD Learning staff interview Senior Historian Libby Stewart and discover some interesting personal stories, showing how an object can reveal but also hide a lot of information. This interview supports the cross-curriculum priorities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures. This resource is also supported by a teacher pdf resource for use in the classroom - please see our other resources on TES.
MoADLearning
UK Government: Parliament, Background of Parliament and the legislation process

UK Government: Parliament, Background of Parliament and the legislation process

The Knowledge House bring you an incredibly detailed set of resources for the topic on Parliament in the UK. This first lesson looks at the background of Parliament and the legislative process. Our unique resources ensure that the students do all of the work. Our resources are planned in great detail, using content from the Pearson and Hodder textbooks. Each resource links to an element of the specification and is carefully differentiated to allow students to answer progressively more challenging questions. Getting the first task complete on each resource ensures that all students have a basic understanding of the topic and have been introduced to all keywords. Extra tasks on the resource sheet can be completed as homework. Alternatively, the resource sheets can be handed out in advance and students can complete the work in advance of the lesson, ensuring you have all of the content completed on time. Our resources also require no textbook, as all the content from the endorsed textbooks have been included in our resources. Please don’t hesitate to email us on info@theknowledgehouse.co.uk if you have any queries, comments or questions. Thank you and please leave a review if you enjoyed our resources!
TheKnowledgeHouse
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
The American Dream 1945-63 Summary Guide

The American Dream 1945-63 Summary Guide

This summary guide looks at the domestic and foreign policies of Truman, Eisenhower and Kennedy from 1945-63. It is a well resourced and extensive guide that summaries and analyses the significance of major events during the growth of the US as an economic and military superpower during the Cold War. This resource also includes significance analysis of the Civil Rights movement during these years and the response of each president to the push for desegregation in the north and south. It is well aligned to GCSE and A-Level but it has been primarily used for the AQA A-Level Part 1. There is also a list of potential practice questions that students can attempt in otder to prepare for examination on the topic. This resource can be printed out and made into a booklet for class or independent use.
conord094
Should teachers be armed? A persuasive writing scheme

Should teachers be armed? A persuasive writing scheme

This is a scheme designed for KS4 and Yr 9. It is a chance for them to expand their knowledge of a relevant topic as well as develop their AQA English Language skills. The final task will be for the class to draft, edit and improve upon a letter to the head teacher regarding guns in the classroom. This is suitable for any exam board but tailored to the AQA spec. It is an issue that engages all students of every ability and can easily be differentiated up or down depending on class. The scheme is designed to last for one week (5 lessons) but can be stretched further if needs be. There are opportunities for green pen activities as well as further research and debate on this topical issue.
wigglespie
Problèmes Sociaux - French Speaking Bundle

Problèmes Sociaux - French Speaking Bundle

7 x No prep pairwork speaking activities: Topic:Problèmes Sociaux Encourage fluency and confidence using French with thematic conversation activities. 1. Le crime 2. L’éducation 3. La politique 4. La santé 5. L’argent 6. La religion 7. Le futur Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using French Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Premièrement, Deuxièment,Pour finir Cependant, D’autre part, Alors que De plus, En outre, Par ailleurs Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (in French)
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British Values Drop Down Day

British Values Drop Down Day

Drop Down Day Pack - A set of 6 lessons to cover a Drop Down Day (6 hours) introducing British Values to KS3 and KS4 The Drop Down Day was put together for Year 8 originally, but all the resources are editable and well-differentiated so it could be used with any year group KS4 / KS3 with a tweak or so. The Drop Down Day covers an introduction to British Democracy, how laws are made, British Identity, British Liberties, a history of British Democracy and Tolerance in modern Britain. All these individual lessons have been rated very highly by Tes users and are tried and tested in my own department. You can find many more inexpensive and free PSHE, Citizenship and RE resources HERE
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Introduction to Citizenship Drop Down Day

Introduction to Citizenship Drop Down Day

Drop Down Day Pack - A set of 6 lessons to cover a Drop Down Day (6 hours) introducing Citizenship to KS3. The Drop Down Day was put together for Year 7 originally, but all the resources are editable and well-differentiated so it could be used with any year group KS4 / KS3 with a tweak or so. The Drop Down Day covers an introduction to Citizenship, rights + responsibilities, Human Rights and focusing on how we can be active and positive citizens both in the UK and for the rest of the world. All these individual lessons have been rated very highly by Tes users and are tried and tested in my own department. You can find many more inexpensive and free PSHE, Citizenship and RE resources HERE
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PSHE: New PSHE 2018-19 Part 2

PSHE: New PSHE 2018-19 Part 2

10 hours of new PSHE lessons on some of the most pertinent and pressing issues facing students in 2018/19. These topics have been identified by the PSHE Association as essentials for the coming year and so this bundle has been planned following their recommendations. This is part two of a two part pack. PART ONE All 10 lesson packs are complete with at least one hour-long powerpoint, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs, starters and engaging, varied main task activities.All are well differentiated to three levels throughout to enable clear evidence of progress for all students. These lessons have been selected to be in this bundle as they all focus on relatively new issues or ones which need further awareness amongst young people in an ever-changing world full of mental health issues, new technology, crime and potentially tough futures which lie ahead. These resources have been highly-rated individually by TES users, follow the same consistent format and are easy to follow. There is zero extra work required, although each lesson is still completely editable too. I use all of these myself as a Head of PSHE and Citizenship and I really hope you find them excellent value. I’ve put literally months of time into this to make these lessons top quality for my own school team. I have ‘One Year of PSHE’ Packs for Years 7, 8, 9 and KS4. You can check them out at the shop link below. Please leave me a review and I’ll send you any other resource of your choice for free. Many more inexpensive or free resources at my shop: EC_Resources
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Homelessness - Being Homeless PSHE

Homelessness - Being Homeless PSHE

An hour long, fully resourced PSHE lesson with a focus on homelessness and rough sleeping. The lesson is filled with engaging, well differentiated and sensitively handled activities and is useful for PSHE or Citizenship. The pack includes an hour long PowerPoint, differentiated challenge activities, worksheets, clips and literacy focus tasks. These resources have been designed to be engaging, detailed and easy to follow. All our resources are editable (so easy to adapt for your classes). This lesson could be used for PSHE, Citizenship or Life Skills. You can find many more inexpensive and free PSHE, Citizenship and RE resources at my shop:[More PSHE Resources ]https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EC_Resources) Leave me a review and pick any other resource for free :)](https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EC_Resources)
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UK Government: The constitution

UK Government: The constitution

The Knowledge House bring you an incredibly detailed set of resources for the topic on the UK Constitution. Our unique resources ensure that the students do all of the work. Our resources are planned in great detail, using content from the Pearson and Hodder textbooks. Each resource links to an element of the specification and is carefully differentiated to allow students to answer progressively more challenging questions. Getting the first task complete on each resource ensures that all students have a basic understanding of the topic and have been introduced to all keywords. Extra tasks on the resource sheet can be completed as homework. Alternatively, the resource sheets can be handed out in advance and students can complete the work in advance of the lesson, ensuring you have all of the content completed on time. Our resources also require no textbook, as all the content from the endorsed textbooks have been included in our resources. There is also an exam guide included to ensure that students understand how to approach each question on the Component 2 exam and what they key assessment objectives are. Please don’t hesitate to email us on info@theknowledgehouse.co.uk if you have any queries, comments or questions. Thank you and please leave a review if you enjoyed our resources!
TheKnowledgeHouse
Reading bundle on World War One and World War Two

Reading bundle on World War One and World War Two

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