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GCSE American West Map Display

GCSE American West Map Display

9-1 GCSE American West 1835-1895 New 2016 Specification Display information and banner that can be used to create an American West map display. Features 15 information cards on key geographical parts of the American West topic, such as the Oregon Trail, Transcontinental Railroad, Wounded Knee, Abilene etc. Some cards have colour coded bars which match the routes which can be drawn onto the map (See photo) DOES NOT CONTAIN THE MAP - THESE CAN BE BOUGHT FROM AMAZON (POLITICAL MAP) Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome

By MrThorntonTeach

Why was the Battle of Khe Sanh so important?

Why was the Battle of Khe Sanh so important?

Considered to be the most significant U.S. battle during the Vietnam War, the Battle of Khe Sanh was carefully planned and executed by the U.S. Army against the Army of North Vietnam. However, the U.S. understood that their position in Khe Sanh was not sustainable and they feared that the area would be their Dien Bien Phu. this prompted a strategic withdrawal. This source-based task is designed for NSW students of the Modern History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Higher School Certificate course Peace and Conflict Option A: Conflict in Indochina

By WayneWoods

What was the Judenrat?  How did they try to protect fellow Jews?

What was the Judenrat? How did they try to protect fellow Jews?

The Judenrat were Jewish Councils, established to maintain order in ghettos and to carry out Nazi policy. Their role is controversial. Whilst they did try (when possible) to protect fellow Jews, they often were merely an instrument of Nazi terror. This source-based activity is designed for students of the NSW K-10 History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Stage 5 Depth Study 6 : The Holocaust

By WayneWoods

What do the remains at Maiden Castle tell us about Celtic society?

What do the remains at Maiden Castle tell us about Celtic society?

It's not just the massive earthworks at Maiden Castle that indicate the site was used as a fortified settlement. There are also human skeletal remains, post-holes and above-ground stones, evidence of warfare and agricultural practices, pottery, metal and animal bones. The site gives many clues about the complexity of Celtic society and changes from the early to later Iron Ages. This source-based activity is designed for students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus. Preliminary HSC course Case studies from Egypt, Greece, Rome, Celtic Europe A8. The Celts

By WayneWoods

MAP READING - A USEFUL SKILL FOR GEOGRAPHY - HISTORY AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

MAP READING - A USEFUL SKILL FOR GEOGRAPHY - HISTORY AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

The cover image (right) list three uses of this unit. It can be a ready made standalone unit concentrating on the skill of map reading. The inclusion of black and white and colour attachments provide flexibility in providing hard copies. The visual inclusions of drawings, maps and graphs provide ample opportunity for students to find, consider and provide answers to set questions. Project the maps in the series and discuss the questions in class. Provide the attachments to find out why the the 5th generation descendants of the pioneer settlers decided to leave the farm .However this unit could be used as an introduction to other units which examine the broader issues contained in the Murray-Darling Basin Plan - an issue very much in the current news (2017). For history students this unit touches on the issue of farmers who were "squatters" before the advent of land surveys and titles. For those involved in environmental studies this unit shows impact and change within a river system due to population increase, land use and technology changes. The attachments provide the guidelines for investigation and interpretation. Follow the McNab family through 5 generations of change which a revealed in the map series. Some of the answers are obvious but others may require debate. See how many of the changes your students can discover in the "spot the difference page". Maps reveal visually information that would take many words to provide.

By KPolkinghorne

How important was General Vo Nguyen Giap in leading North Vietnamese forces?

How important was General Vo Nguyen Giap in leading North Vietnamese forces?

General Vo Nguyen Giap was a talented military leader. He organised the Viet Minh and North Vietnamese Armies into effective fighting forces, he ensured that the Ho Chi Minh Trail was maintained and reinforced, he understood the effectiveness of guerrilla warfare, he planned the Tet Offensive and used French and U.S. weaknesses against them. This source-based activity is designed for students of the NSW Modern History Syllabus. Higher School Certificate course Peace and Conflict Option A: Conflict in Indochina

By WayneWoods

Edexcel 9-1 GCSE - American West Revision Guide

Edexcel 9-1 GCSE - American West Revision Guide

Edexcel 9-1 GCSE American West 1835-1895 New 2016 Specification Revision guide covering the complete American West topic. Contains detailed top level (Grade 9)l knowledge on all aspects of the course, covering the specification from Edexcel Includes over 30 exam questions (Consequences, Importance and Narrative Analysis) with 'how to' guide Knowledge Organiser included alongside contents page Visually laid out revision guide with images aiding information. Can be used for revision, homework, interleaving, within class teaching and as a basis for a workbook. Cheap to print for students (70p a copy) which is cheaper than purchasing multiple revision guides which can lack detailed content for higher ability students. Please see my other lessons and resources Feedback welcome @mrthorntonteach

By MrThorntonTeach

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change • The impact of the Renaissance on Britain: challenge to medical authority in anatomy, physiology and surgery; the work of Vesalius, Paré, William Harvey; opposition to change. • Dealing with disease: traditional and new methods of treatments; quackery; methods of treating disease; plague; the growth of hospitals; changes to the training and status of surgeons and physicians; the work of John Hunter. • Prevention of disease: inoculation; Edward Jenner, vaccination and opposition to change.

By liam0001

AQA GCSE History Revision Guide - Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day: Part Two

AQA GCSE History Revision Guide - Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day: Part Two

Revision guide for the new AQA GCSE History specification Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day. The revision guide specifically focuses on part two: The Beginnings of Change. The topics considered are: • The impact of the Renaissance on Britain: challenge to medical authority in anatomy, physiology and surgery; the work of Vesalius, Paré, William Harvey; opposition to change. • Dealing with disease: traditional and new methods of treatments; quackery; methods of treating disease; plague; the growth of hospitals; changes to the training and status of surgeons and physicians; the work of John Hunter. • Prevention of disease: inoculation; Edward Jenner, vaccination and opposition to change.

By liam0001

Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - Beginnings of Change: Assessment

Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - Beginnings of Change: Assessment

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change • The impact of the Renaissance on Britain: challenge to medical authority in anatomy, physiology and surgery; the work of Vesalius, Paré, William Harvey; opposition to change. • Dealing with disease: traditional and new methods of treatments; quackery; methods of treating disease; plague; the growth of hospitals; changes to the training and status of surgeons and physicians; the work of John Hunter. • Prevention of disease: inoculation; Edward Jenner, vaccination and opposition to change.

By liam0001

Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - Beginnings of Change: Revision Resources

Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - Beginnings of Change: Revision Resources

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change • The impact of the Renaissance on Britain: challenge to medical authority in anatomy, physiology and surgery; the work of Vesalius, Paré, William Harvey; opposition to change. • Dealing with disease: traditional and new methods of treatments; quackery; methods of treating disease; plague; the growth of hospitals; changes to the training and status of surgeons and physicians; the work of John Hunter. • Prevention of disease: inoculation; Edward Jenner, vaccination and opposition to change.

By liam0001

Medical Progress in the Renaissance and Early Modern Britain

Medical Progress in the Renaissance and Early Modern Britain

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change Describe medical progress during Early Modern Britain. Explain how and why medicine either progressed or regressed during Early Modern Britain. Lesson Objective: to what extent were people healthier in 1800 than 1450?

By liam0001