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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
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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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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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WORLD WAR ONE: How did it all begin? Reading comprehension Package

WORLD WAR ONE: How did it all begin? Reading comprehension Package

How exactly did World War One begin? Who was Franz Ferdinand? How did the Americans get involved? What role did Uncle Sam play in recruiting an army? 2018 marks the centenary of the end of World War One. This collection of four guided reading activities, aimed at 10 to 14 year olds, tests children’s comprehension, retrieval, inference and deduction skills. It will also promote reflective and engaging classroom discussion as children discover more about this important chapter in the world’s history. CONTENTS Causes of the war - Why did the First World War take place and how did it begin? Find out about how tensions in Europe reached boiling point in the summer of 1914. The assassination of Franz Ferdinand - Read in detail about the daring mission which led to Archduke Franz Ferdinand being killed – and how this led to war. Movers & Shakers - From Woodrow Wilson to the Kaiser, find out about the leaders who played a pivotal part in the war. You will also discover how Adolf Hitler started out as a soldier in World War One. Recruiting an Army - The posters of Lord Kitchener and Uncle Sam are recognised throughout the world, but just how difficult was it to recruit an army for war?
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World War One: SOLDIER'S STORIES - Reading comprehension package

World War One: SOLDIER'S STORIES - Reading comprehension package

Did you know that the first and last soldiers to be killed in World War One are buried just feet apart? Have you heard the story about the American Naval Officer who escaped from a Prisoner of War camp, swimming up the River Rhine to safety? How about the tale of the soldier who spared the life of a young Adolf Hitler? 2018 marks the centenary of the end of World War One. This collection of four guided reading activities, aimed at 10 to 14 year olds, tests children’s comprehension, retrieval, inference and deduction skills through some intriguing stories from the soldiers at war. It will also promote reflective and engaging classroom discussion as children discover more about this important chapter in the world’s history. Each activity has questions and answers, with an indication of how many marks are on offer at the end of each question. This is particularly helpful for children preparing for reading tests and exams, encouraging them to give fuller answers where required. The texts take the form of different written genres, such as diary extracts, letters, newspaper reports and information texts. CONTENTS A Tale of Two Soldiers: Private John Parr The story of the first soldier to be killed in World War One A Tale of Two Soldiers: Private George Ellison The story of the last Allied soldier to be killed in the war, just minutes before peace was declared. Read about the extraordinary link between Ellison and Private John Parr. Saving Corporal Adolf How one British soldier’s humanity spared the life of future dictator, Adolf Hitler. The Daily News Stories of courage and loyalty from the war, including Edouard Izac, the American naval officer who escaped from a prisoner of war camp to pass on vital intelligence to his commanders.
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PSHE: 3 Years of KS3 PSHE

PSHE: 3 Years of KS3 PSHE

3 YEARS OF KS3 PSHE - complete package (110 hours). This 3 year KS3 pack covers all the PSHE Association’s recommended topics for Years 7, 8 and 9 and is written to fit their 2018-19 guidance. From Mental Health, Internet Safety, Vaping, LGBT+ and Bullying to Sex Ed (RSE), Drugs and Energy Drinks - this really is a comprehensive pack. You won’t need to plan any more KS3 PSHE lessons. This pack contains all the lessons from: 1 Year of Year 7 PSHE 1 Year of Year 8 PSHE 1 Year of Year 9 PSHE All 110 lesson packs (in 20 downloads, as most are whole units of lessons) are complete with detailed, well differentiated and easy to follow PowerPoints for every lesson, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs, starters and engaging activities and have colour coded three-level challenges throughout. These resources have been highly-rated individually by TES users, follow the same consistent format and are easy to pick up and use. They are all planned according to 2018 PSHE Association most recently issued advice and in preparation for the new statutory RSE guidance from the DfE. EC Resources has created lessons for The Children’s Commissioner, MACS Charity, The CCRC and has completed PSHE commissions for schools across the UK. We also run psheresources.com There is zero extra work required here (although everything is editable if you do want to adapt it), and the whole bundle also follows Ofsted latest SRE/Safe Students guidance (see SRE unit plan in Year 8 SRE pack in download). If you are after something more specific, I have a ‘1 year of Year 7 PSHE’ and ‘1 year of Year 8 PSHE’ at my shop as well as PSHE bundles for other year groups, 9-11 as well as some KS5. I use all of these myself as a Head of PSHE and I really hope you find them excellent value. I’ve put literally years into this to make these lessons top quality for my own school team. If you want more info before deciding to purchase this, please look through my resources and read my reviews, I realise it’s an investment, but should save your school a few hundred pounds compared to the leading market providers - and it’s every bit as good. EC RESOURCES STORE You can also find us on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ecteachresources/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ec_publishing and our website psheresources.com
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New Edexcel A Level UK Politics Knowledge Test 4 (VOTING & MEDIA) /162 marks

New Edexcel A Level UK Politics Knowledge Test 4 (VOTING & MEDIA) /162 marks

A knowledge test (out of 162 marks) covering the fourth quarter of the UK Politics component of the new Edexcel A Level. This is not in the old specification, but would help in enhancing knowledge. This knowledge test is the COMPLETE fourth quarter of the UK Politics component. I have found testing students, then giving them the answers, then re-testing them, to be highly effective in improving their memory and securing the top grades.
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Card Sort: Does Prison Work?

Card Sort: Does Prison Work?

This thought provocative resource aims to help students assess whether prison sentences work. This is a controversial subject with people from all sides advocating different solutions from longer sentences to rehabilitate prisoners to alternatives stences based in the community. This card sort can be used with a range of abilities and has never failed to get my students excited, engaged, whilst improving their understanding of this difficult topic. When you purchase this resource you will be able to download a single page Microsoft Word document which includes a learning objective, instructions, two headings cards labeled ‘Pros / Adavtanges’ and ‘Cons / Disadvatages’ as well as sixteen information cards to be sorted. At the end of the document there is an extension question designed to help consolidate the lesson. This is a fully editable document which can be customised if necessary to suit your students. The aims of this lesson / activity are: Theme: Crime and Punishment Know: How are people supported in prison? Understand: What are the advantages and disadvantages or sending people to prison? Evaluate: Does prison protect society from crime? WILF - What am I Looking For? Identify and describe - How are people treated in prison? Explain - What are the advantages and disadvantages or sending people to prison? Analyse - Does prison protect society from crime? 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
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POLITICS: Post War UK - Tristram Hunt

POLITICS: Post War UK - Tristram Hunt

The Shadow Education Secretary examines the roots of the two great institutions that arose out of the post-war society’s sense of common purpose and have come to define British identity - the NHS and the BBC.
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Talking about difficult issues

Talking about difficult issues

Whether you’re a teacher, school manager, pastoral lead or governor, we want to you and your school to have information and ideas for talking about difficult issues with pupils. Browse our free resources at www.childrenssociety.org.uk/education. Our collection of online resources focus on children’s well-being, mental health, sexual exploitation, poverty, debt, young carers and more. Find ideas to help plan lessons, teach pupils about local issues, and discover ways to improve school life for children. Use them them to talk citizenship and learn about democracy. Plan religious education and find interesting material for personal, health and social education or sex and relationship education. There are over 800 local packs filled with up-to-date statistics on difficulties children face in your area. There are all sorts of tools to teach pupils how their actions can create change for the most vulnerable young people in your community and beyond. Contacting the local council, volunteering in our shops or taking part in a magical Christingle are just some of the ways to get involved. We already work with hundreds of Church of England schools and we want to work with any school that shares our charity’s values. Only together can we make a difference, because no child should feel alone. Browse our free resources for schools and colleges today at www.childrenssociety.org.uk/education.
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Quiz Bundle SMSC, British Values and Royal Wedding

Quiz Bundle SMSC, British Values and Royal Wedding

2018 Set of 9x PSHE and CITIZENSHIP Fun This bundle contains some of my most popular British values PSHE SMSC and Citizenship Quiz resources for 2018. Each Quiz Contains 7 Rounds and 40+ Questions A student/ Team Worksheet Comprehensive Answer provided This is a fun and engaging way to go through the answers. The resources are thoughtful and will help students engage with the world around them and current affairs.
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Reading Comprehension - Sugar Tax

Reading Comprehension - Sugar Tax

An easy to use reading comprehension pack with three sections of differentiated questions. This activity focuses on the rights and wrongs of the Sugar Tax. It can be used in form time as part of literacy focus, or in an English lesson for KS3/4 GCSE comprehension training.
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Introduction to democracy

Introduction to democracy

This lesson provides a brief introduction to democracy in Britain. It allows students to debate what the rules of democracy should be and introduces them to their local MP and how to write to them (this slide will need to be adapted for different areas).
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Card Sort: How significant was Winston Churchill's wartime leadership?

Card Sort: How significant was Winston Churchill's wartime leadership?

This innovative card sort is suitable for a wide range of abilities and can easily be adapted to suit any text book or resource on this topic. The main task focuses on the controversial wartime leadership of Winston Churchill who was voted as the greatest Briton who had ever lived by a BBC television series in 2002. The cards that have been created for this activity cover a wide range of relevant topics that have been hotly debated by historians. Throughout the history school curriculum from William the Conquer to present day, history teachers have asked their students what makes a great leader in both peace time and war? Winston Churchill’s leadership is certainly worthwhile investigating and opening up to a class discussion. This resource can be used as a starter, plenary, homework or revision exercise for students studying a range of subjects. The nature of this resource makes it especially appealing to both visual and kinesthetic learners. When you purchase this resource, you will be able to download a single page word document with a learning objective, instructions, two heading cards labeled ‘Successful’ and ‘Failure’ as well as fourteen information cards that need to be matched to one of the two headings. Once completed students can consolidate their understanding by attempting the extended answer task at the end. Please note that the information cards have been designed to be deliberately controversial to help open up discussion on the topic. Aims and Objectives: Theme: The Second World War •Know: What actions did Churchill take to help lead Britain to victory against Nazi Germany? •Understand: What were the successes and failures of Churchill’s leadership? •Analyse: How significant was Churchill’s wartime leadership in helping Britain win the war? •Skills:Significance WILF - What Am I Looking For? •Identify and Describe: What actions did Churchill take to help lead Britain to victory against Nazi Germany? •Explain: What were the successes and failures of Churchill’s leadership? •Evaluate: How significant was Churchill’s wartime leadership in helping Britain win the war? 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
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Tutor Time Quiz Pack

Tutor Time Quiz Pack

6x fun, interactive and PSHE / Literacy relevant quizzes for Form Time / Tutor Time. This pack includes: British Values quiz Literacy and SPAG quiz World Cup 2018 themed quiz LGBT Awareness quiz A Politics Quiz (individual worksheet quiz to find out your political leanings). Diwali Quiz Each of the quizzes are completely editable and designed to be light-hearted, informative and fun (as well as educational!) If you like this, you can check out more of our whole school, Citizenship and PSHE resources here: WHOLE SCHOOL RESOURCES
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Persuasive Writing English Functional Skills - Windrush Generation

Persuasive Writing English Functional Skills - Windrush Generation

This lesson is based upon the history of the Windrush Generation and their contribution to British society. It breaks down different types of persuasive devices and encourages students to use their listening skills to spot the ones which were used in David Lammy’s speech. Enjoy and please leave a review!
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