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Thomas Clarkson Challenge

Thomas Clarkson Challenge

You need the SHP History year 8 book to have a nice long activity with your students. You can use the power point to have an enjoyable lesson.
MrFokion
Triangular Trade

Triangular Trade

A power point presentation and a set of resources about the triangular trade. A video activity and a worksheet for the video to keep your students occupied for the whole lesson.
MrFokion
Opium Wars' Impact - 20 page lesson pack

Opium Wars' Impact - 20 page lesson pack

This is one of my most detailed lessons and one which students love. After a quick starter activity about the significance of the poppy in British-Chinese relations the class read detailed background notes before being issued one of 23 character cards. These range from tea-magnate Thomas Twining to Confucius! In role the students then extract evidence which their character might use to explain how China became to be ruled by foreigners after the Opium Wars. I always follow this up with either a piece of extended writing or even better a debate. Please watch the short video clip attached to see this lesson in action. The lesson includes a separate plenary Power Point also. I hope your students will gain as much from this lesson as I know mine always do. Enjoy!
danguiney
Andrew Marr - History of the World - Age of Industry - Episode 7

Andrew Marr - History of the World - Age of Industry - Episode 7

Andrew Marr - History of the World - Age of Industry - Episode 7 Supporting worksheet for independent/enrichment/extension activity. Best used with topics to do with the Industrial Revolution. How Britain’s Industrial Revolution created the modern world. Segments: George Stephenson and the construction of the steam locomotive 1825; the Opium Wars in China 1839-1860; serfdom and Leo Tolstoy in Russia 1853; Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War 1860; the end of the Samurai and the development of modern Japan 1877; Leopold II and the Scramble for Africa 1881-1914; the First World War and Arthur Zimmermann 1914-1918.
callum2310
British Empire - Introduction

British Empire - Introduction

A power point and 3 worksheets for a whole period on British empire. A good introduction for your students of any level
MrFokion
Slave experience - 9 page lesson pack

Slave experience - 9 page lesson pack

In this lesson students work through background information before completing a card sort to show positives and the many negatives of slave life from getting off slave ships through to working on plantations. Students need to place the events in a chronology in order to recount a story of the conditions and place them on an emotional rollercoaster graph to show which conditions they felt were the most horrific and why. This is a powerful lesson which should be taught with great sensitivity and a flavour of which can be experienced in the video file attached.
danguiney
Abolition of slavery - 7 page lesson pack

Abolition of slavery - 7 page lesson pack

In this lesson students read through background information before reading through the extremely detailed evidence cards which they break up into the following factors : the role of abolitionists, economic reasons, and the role of enslaved people. From this scaffold students can then create a piece of extended written work and this lesson works really well as assessment preparation also. Please watch the short video to see just how well this set of resources works in action and in the classroom and I hope your students get just as much out of it as mine.
danguiney
Zulu's. Why did the British army lose the battle of Isandlwana

Zulu's. Why did the British army lose the battle of Isandlwana

Project based lesson, designed to run over a few lessons. The first part focuses on theories behind the defeat, the second focuses on watching the film ‘Zulu Dawn’ so that students can build up more own knowledge to explain reasons for defeat of British. Third part focuses on comparing Isandlwana to Rorkes drift. The main focus is to look at causes and consequences and builds this in as an assessment. with tips on improving writing skills and gaining a higher level of answer. A really fun set of lessons, but you will need access to the two famous films (Zulu Dawn and Zulu) I use this resource with Year 8 over 3 or 4 lessons to build in literacy, independence and causation. They love it. Hope you do.
lperry44
Slave resistance - 16 page lesson pack

Slave resistance - 16 page lesson pack

In this lesson students begin with a what-would-you-do style starter activity in which they scores points according to their reactions to losing their freedoms. This stimulates discussion over how enslaved people might react and leads into the main activity which is a card sort. Students divide up the very precise 13 cards into examples of passive and active resistance and try to explain how they prioritised them. So for example was Nat Turner’s revolt much more high risk than say kicking a cow? Students then go on to use this card sort as an effective scaffold for a piece of extended written work before finishing the lesson off with a plenary about cultural appropriation (in particular whether it is right for a slave-trading nation like Britain to use a slave spiritual ‘Amazing Grace’ in its sporting fixtures). My students always find this a really powerful life lesson and one which hones their historical skills fantastically well. I hope you find it useful with your students too. Click on the short video link to get a feel for a part of this lesson in action.
danguiney
Gordon of Khartoum, Images of the British Empire

Gordon of Khartoum, Images of the British Empire

Lesson that focuses upon the last days of General Gordon and gets students to analyse the way in which he has been depicted during the days of the British empire. two task sheets attached are the same, but differentiated. This resource will require the last scene of the famous Charlton Heston film.
lperry44
Power point on the slave trade.

Power point on the slave trade.

KS3 History. Includes basic information about the slave trade, it’s causes and the route. Would suit a Low ability group and has some simple activities.
aragon1
The British Empire lesson and teaching resource book

The British Empire lesson and teaching resource book

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

American Revolution - Colonial America

This is a PPT of Colonial America, before Indepdence. It explores who lived in America before the Europeans, and why people moved to American. Who lived there before Europeans? Christopher Columbus and other explorers. The first settlers The 13 Colonies Why move to America? It is suitable for 2nd year classes doing their Junior Cert. It can be used in a mixed ability class and I recommend for it to be used along with the textbook for questions and answers. It can be used for a single class or a double if using additional questions and writing activities. If you liked this resource, please review and have a look at my other resources!
katiemurphy111
Spy Novel Genre (Including Invasion Genre) for The 39 Steps (novel version)

Spy Novel Genre (Including Invasion Genre) for The 39 Steps (novel version)

A lesson on features of spy novel genre and invasion genre to accompany teaching The Thirty-Nine Steps (novel version) by Buchanan. Includes features of spy novel genre discussion and model. Invasion genre introduction Introduction to spy genre/invasion genre novels with two extracts from The Riddles of the Sand and The Battle of Dorking Comparing the two texts, examining features of spy genre and invasion genre in the texts
aliceboyd1995
Complete Set of Resources for 1798 Rebellion

Complete Set of Resources for 1798 Rebellion

This is a set of PPTs that will cover the whole 1798 Rebellion section over 4-8 class periods. Causes of the Rebellion Major Figures Major Events Results of the Rebellion It is suitable for mixed ability Junior Cert classes. I recommend that these PPTs are used in conjunction with questions from the class textbook to reinforce learning.
katiemurphy111
Results of the 1798 Rebellion

Results of the 1798 Rebellion

This is a PPT of the causes of the 1798 Rebellion. It details the results of the Rebellion: Why they United Irishmen didn’t win. The Act of Union 1801. The 1803 Rebellion. Decline in the Protestant Ascendency. Increase in Sectarianism It is suitable for 2nd year classes doing their Junior Cert. It can be used in a mixed ability class. If you like this resource, please remember to leave a review and check out this complete set for all the 1798 resources for a discount! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/complete-set-of-resources-for-1798-rebellion-11918447
katiemurphy111
Major Figures of the 1798 Rebellion

Major Figures of the 1798 Rebellion

This is a PPT of the causes of the 1798 Rebellion. It details the causes of the Rebellion: The United Irishmen. Wolfe Tone. Napper Tandy. Lord Fitzgerald. It is suitable for 2nd year classes doing their Junior Cert. It can be used in a mixed ability class. If you like this resource, please remember to leave a review and check out this complete set for all the 1798 resources for a discount! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/complete-set-of-resources-for-1798-rebellion-11918447
katiemurphy111
Major Events of the 1798 Rebellion

Major Events of the 1798 Rebellion

This is a PPT of the causes of the 1798 Rebellion. It details the major events of the Rebellion: Repression of the United Irishmen. The Rebellion in Wexford. The successes of General Humbert. The capture of Wolfe Tone. It is suitable for 2nd year classes doing their Junior Cert. It can be used in a mixed ability class. If you like this resource, please remember to leave a review and check out this complete set for all the 1798 resources for a discount! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/complete-set-of-resources-for-1798-rebellion-11918447
katiemurphy111
AQA History: British Empire AS/A2 Guide

AQA History: British Empire AS/A2 Guide

REVISION GUIDE Contains in depth detail of all information about AS and A2 Separates the different values of the British Empire Attitudes Countries Eastern Western Middle-East Africa India Colonial Leaders
05MC05
OCR A Castles 2020: The Owners

OCR A Castles 2020: The Owners

Lesson looking at the owners of Stokesay castle and their impact on its (lack of) development. Lesson incldues differentiated tasks
ARose90
The Scarlet Letter Movie Guide | Questions | Worksheet (R - 1995)

The Scarlet Letter Movie Guide | Questions | Worksheet (R - 1995)

The Scarlet Letter Movie Guide | Questions | Worksheet (R - 1995) guides students through an intense, problematic period within the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Challenge students to think critically about the decisions made by the leaders of the colony, the bravery of Hester Prynne and the impossible situation her and the Reverend Dimmesdale are thrown into. This resource consists of 12 high-level, short answer and essay questions that will do more than just ask your students to regurgitate information. This product includes: A student movie guide, PDF print and printer friendly version (4 pages) A student movie guide, PDF digital fillable form version (4 pages) An answer key (4 pages) IS included with this movie guide, however many answers will vary as students are encouraged to construct their own meaning from the characters’ dialogue and behavior. Note: This movie is rated R, largely for nudity and violence. The times that display nudity are noted below, and on the movie guide, so you can skip over them if desired. *SKIP: 15:55-16:30 to avoid male nudity as Dimmesdale bathes in the river. *SKIP 39:00-39:10 to avoid nudity in the bath *SKIP 51:00 - 53:15 to avoid nudity during a love scene between Hester & Dimmesdale *SKIP 54:10-54:17 to avoid bare-breasted women while Roger lives with the Indians Is this movie guide worth it? Download two of my movie guides for free below: The Lightning Thief Kung Fu Panda 3 For more product images, sample questions and teacher reviews and ratings, please visit my TPT site at TeacherTravis : ) Your support, feedback, and follows are appreciated: Follow me on Pinterest | teachertrav Like my Facebook page | K12MovieGuides Visit my website | K12MovieGuides Follow me on Instagram | TeacherTravis Follow me on Twitter | K12MovieGuides
travis82
Making of America - Indians and early settlers revision - OCR SHP 1-9

Making of America - Indians and early settlers revision - OCR SHP 1-9

This resource was created for a ‘turbo’ revision lesson to be done in an hour. There is an overview of life for the Plains Indians and an example exam question based on this. There are two exam questions focusing on early settlers, including the Mormons and gold miners. Pupils worked well with the resource. All exam questions are structured for the pupils with hints about what to write.
kneller
Edexcel American West Revision Game

Edexcel American West Revision Game

A game which students have to answer questions correctly to get from the east to west of America. Students use felt tip coloured pens to track their way across the continent to either Oregon or California. The questions and answers are on either side of the cards. Students should make seperate piles of correct and incorrect answers to find gaps in learning and then fill them.
Kearnez
The British Empire

The British Empire

**This bundle includes 7 lessons charting the growth of trade and goods in the British Empire including a case study of the Slave Trade. ** Each lesson has the possibility of being 2 dependent upon how thoroughly you wish to teach the topics. All lessons include resources hooks / videos / songs (all embedded) Visual stimulating PowerPoints to appeal to all types of learners. Save over 50% on these lessons combined! ** Please visit my shop for more History lessons / bundles: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
morlem
The Great Exhibition 1851

The Great Exhibition 1851

The purpose of this lesson is to inform students not only about the Great Exhibition but also it’s importance to the British Empire. **Lesson Plan: ** Lesson starts Embedded song plays as students enter with a literacy hook to immediately begin work to define an exhibition to then challenge students to think of any modern day ones. Starter: Students watch a short intro video (embedded) to then define ‘The Great Exhibition’. The teacher than has the option to watch a more in depth video (embedded) which students have a series of questions to answer linked with it’s inception - what was on display and what countries exhibited products and goods. Answers provided then for students and teacher to go though. Main Task: students engage in a literacy relay task and work in teams competing against each other to build their knowledge upon the Exhibition. there could be a prize for the winning team. Teacher then embedded knowledge using the answers and student feedback - students can mix-[air-share the answers between each other. **Plenary: **Acquired knowledge can then be demonstrated though the answering of an exam style question (differentiated though scaffold / mark scheme and sentence starters / key words). ***Lots of visuals / moving images and music embedded within the presentation. ***
morlem
American West Revision Powerpoint

American West Revision Powerpoint

Most of this comes from BBC Bitesize, so if you need to look over anyhing go there. This has most of the information that you will need along with a set of practice questions and tips for when you are in the exam… enjoy :)
annalise_park
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
Rebels and Redcoats - Worksheets to support the BBC Richard Holmes documentary

Rebels and Redcoats - Worksheets to support the BBC Richard Holmes documentary

Rebels and Redcoats - Worksheets to support the BBC Richard Holmes documentary. Rebels and Redcoats: How Britain Lost America, is a British television documentary series about the story of the American Revolutionary War, narrated by Richard Holmes in a four-parts. Throughout the entire program there are clear explanations about the politics going on behind the scenes, the impact of other nations like Canada and France, battle tactics and strategies, and weaponry, all following a beginning-to-end time line. The impact of each geographic area is frequently emphasized, as there were often a division of loyalties not just in regions but also in neighborhoods. While being a British production, the viewpoint of many different groups are discussed in detail, including the difficult choices Native American Indians and black slaves were forced to make in choosing allegiances. Ep1"The Shot Heard Around the World" Ep2"American Crisis 1776" Ep3"The War Moves South" Ep4"The World Turned Upside Down" Written in Publisher and formatted to A3 the documents can be edited and exported as PDF’s for A4 printing
awithey
9-1 Rebels and Redcoats - Ep4 - Worksheet to support the Richard Holmes BBC Documentary

9-1 Rebels and Redcoats - Ep4 - Worksheet to support the Richard Holmes BBC Documentary

Worksheet to support the Richard Holmes BBC Documentary Ep3. The World turned upside down This resource has been written to support both the Edexcel 9-1 GCSE British America Empire & revolution as well as independent learning for the gaining and Losing an Empire A Level course Written in Publisher to an A3 template, the worksheet can be amended and edited to be saved as a PDF for A4 printing
awithey
Year 9 Modern Britain Timeline

Year 9 Modern Britain Timeline

All events in the new Y9 specification for history from East Indian Company granting a Royal Charter to End of WW1.
KUBA12