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The Battle of Gate Fulford (Anglo-Saxon and Norman England (Edexcel 9-1))

The Battle of Gate Fulford (Anglo-Saxon and Norman England (Edexcel 9-1))

Interactive battle map and skills builder (explain why) lesson! inc. differentiated homework for HA/LA WALT: Explore why Edwin and Morcar lost the Battle of Gate Fulford. 1-2: Identify who Edwin and Morcar were. 3-4: Describe who invaded England and why. 5-7: Explain why Edwin and Morcar lost the Battle of Gate Fulford. 8-9: Analyse the main reason they lost and if a factor had changed whether they would have stood a chance at winning. Pupils will: Explore a battle plan of Gate Fulford (animated battle plan on the screen as pupils fill in maps - differentiated for MA/LA) They will then examine a mark scheme to determine their working at and target levels for an explain why question, they will gain an understanding of what the AOs mean and how to achieve them They then apply this skill to an exam question which can be set as homework - planning can be done in class, pupils write down their AO target to remind themselves their individual progress targets at home.
ellie_ryl
The Rising Against Tostig Godwinson (Anglo-Saxon and Norman England (Edexcel 9-1))

The Rising Against Tostig Godwinson (Anglo-Saxon and Norman England (Edexcel 9-1))

WALT: Evaluate the reasons and response to the rebellion against Tostig. 2-3: Recall key facts about the role of an earl. 4-5: Describe reasons Saxons did not like Tostig. 6-7: Explain why factors would make somebody rebel. 8-9*: evaluate whether Harold was right to exile his brother. Pupils will recall the roles of an earl for the starter. They will then go through each of the reasons the Saxons hated Tostig (printable handout that pupils highlight and annotate) They write a letter to Harold (LA) or a response from Harold (HA) explaining why they are upset/ how they are going to offer help They analyse the impact this had upon Harold’s claim and whether he was right to exile his brother.
ellie_ryl
Who were the Vikings? -  Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

Who were the Vikings? - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text narrates the history of the Vikings from their very first raid to the coast of Northumbria to their assimilation in the broader Christendom in the 11th century. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a true or false exercise, comprehension questions, a definitions match, a fill in the gaps exercise and a fun crossword. The text can be used for IGCSE and TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key included.
MariaPht
The Tudors

The Tudors

This bundle includes everything you need to teach about the topic of the Tudors. Perfect for covering all areas of the Tudor era of history from the Tudor Monarchs to daily Tudor life. Included in this pack: Presentations for each lesson, with interactive activities and links to videos. Worksheets for different lessons and accompanying activities. Tudor: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? based around Tudor medicine. Lesson idea sheet with a range of lesson ideas based around the Tudors.
HollywoodR95
Tudors Lesson Ideas

Tudors Lesson Ideas

Contains a Publisher sheet which contains a range of different lesson ideas based around the Tudors including maths, English, Art & music lessons. Each includes the topic for the subject as well as an idea about what could be worked towards through the lessons.
HollywoodR95
The Medieval Manor

The Medieval Manor

This is a PPT and worksheet about the Medieval Manor. It is suitable for mixed ability classes for KS3 and Junior Cert. It has a series of lower order questions based on the functions of important buildings around the manor and then a longer question for the students to design their own manor. If you liked this resource, please review and have a look at my other resources!
katiemurphy111
History Year 7 Autumn term SOW, Assessments and Homework booklets

History Year 7 Autumn term SOW, Assessments and Homework booklets

This is a Y7 outline scheme of work which includes a brief overview of every lesson for the Autumn term. Included are two student assessments and markschemes (based on GCSE examination style questions) and two homework booklets where the emphasis is mainly on short learning homeworks for a weekly fact test and including revision activities to complete. There is also a baseline assessment with mark scheme for Y7 to assess knowledge and skills at the beginning of KS3. The Topics studied are Medieval History and Historical skills.
Histaldy
Interpret Sources to Explain how the Anglo Saxons and (Romano) Britons Differed (Y3/4)

Interpret Sources to Explain how the Anglo Saxons and (Romano) Britons Differed (Y3/4)

A lesson for Y3/4 focussing on the skill of historical interpretation. This lesson provides primary and secondary sources (in picture format) that pupils interpret to explain the ways in which the Anglo Saxon invaders of the 6th century AD were different from the Roman-influenced Britons that they found living here. The resources comprise a powerpoint, a sheet with information on the sources (it is suggested you enlarge this to A3), images of the sources to cut and stick (if desired) and the worksheets themselves, differentiated 2 ways.
tejlander
Medieval Crime, Punishment and Justice

Medieval Crime, Punishment and Justice

An outstanding-rated, fully planned, resourced and differentiated lesson on Crime, Punishment and Justice in Medieval Britain, suitable for Key stage 3, years 7 - 9 dependent on ability. The objective of this lesson is to develop students’ understanding of Crime and Punishment in Medieval Britain, and to encourage students to reach judgements about the values that Medieval society held, by encouraging students to make comparisons with modern crimes and their punishments today. This pack includes: In depth lesson plan Clear, easy to follow PowerPoint presentation Differentiated worksheet with clear extension tasks Super-extension tasks for the most able.
morgantprobinson
King John - Good or Bad King

King John - Good or Bad King

Lesson analysing and evaluating sources relating to the good and bad qualities of King John to assess/evaluate if he was a good or a bad King.
crow1
Theories on Origins of the Black Death

Theories on Origins of the Black Death

Lesson requiring students to evaluate and analyse sources to explain where people in the 14th century thought the Black Death had originated from. Written task is required to evaluate which idea was getting closest to the actual origin of the disease giving reasons to support.
crow1
Tudor Exploration

Tudor Exploration

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at Tudor exploration including the ships, life on the ships, superstitions, beasts and monsters as well as famous Tudor explorers. Final slide in a set of 3 different activities that children can complete but these can easily be changed based on the class and children.
HollywoodR95
Free Medieval Manor Worksheet

Free Medieval Manor Worksheet

This is a simple worksheet suitable for mixed ability classes for KS3 and Junior Cert. It has a series of lower order questions based on the functions of important buildings around the manor and then a longer question for the students to design their own manor. If you liked this resource, please review and have a look at my other resources!
katiemurphy111
Wordsearch puzzles - London, Castles, Knights, Vikings, Da Vinci

Wordsearch puzzles - London, Castles, Knights, Vikings, Da Vinci

FIVE quality wordsearches with 30 words each and complementary images to keep the children engaged and encouraging them to exercise their curiosity by making the connections. This History pack includes wordsearches for: 1800s London, Castles, Knights, Vikings and Leonardo Da Vinci. Use these wordsearches in history lessons, STEM lessons, tutor time, as part of brain-gym / break activity, as a starter, as a plenary, reading / spelling / vocab practice, end of term activities, for emphasising pattern recognition and practice for drawing lines!
kidsprintouts
Medieval Siege warfare

Medieval Siege warfare

Lesson aimed at introducing the concept of siege warfare, comparison of various weapons and improving written responses.
lperry44
Medieval Realms Overview

Medieval Realms Overview

Medieval Realms Overview This is an overview for KS3 students of the Medieval Period. It includes practice source questions modeled in the same way as the Edexcel GCSE papers and general overview tasks. This worksheet is for independent/enrichment/extension activity. It can be fully edited and differentiated for different abilities. The document is written in Word, is in A4 and is 5 pages long.
callum2310
9-1 Anglo Saxon and Norman England: The Harrying of the North Revision Sheet

9-1 Anglo Saxon and Norman England: The Harrying of the North Revision Sheet

GCSE Anglo Saxon and Norman England 1060-87 New 2016 Specification Grades 9-1 Can be used for AQA, Edexcel, OCR or iGCSE exam boards. Revision/summary sheet covering the the causes, events and significance of the Harrying of the North 1069/70 Part of sub topic of Securing Control of England Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome!
MrThorntonTeach
9-1 Anglo Saxon  and Norman England: Motte and Bailey Castles Revision Sheet

9-1 Anglo Saxon and Norman England: Motte and Bailey Castles Revision Sheet

GCSE Anglo Saxon and Norman England 1060-87 New 2016 Specification Grades 9-1 Can be used for AQA, Edexcel, OCR or iGCSE exam boards. Revision/summary sheet covering the use of Motte and Bailey castles by William, discusses the reasons for building castles, key features of Motte and Bailey’s and the importance of their use to William. Part of sub topic of Securing Control of England Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome!
MrThorntonTeach
How did William officially become King on Christmas Day 1066? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

How did William officially become King on Christmas Day 1066? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Lesson exploring the immediate events after the battle of Hastings. The starter focuses on different groups in society and how they would perceive William (e.g. Norman knights, Saxon earls etc). The video introduces methods William used to keep control (built on in subsequent lessons). Pupils then analyse the actions of William after Hastings and say advantages and disadvantages for each, leading to a judgement on how William was able to consolidate his power. Pupils then have a choice of differentiated questions to answer leading to a review of the key groups in society as a plenary after these actions.
LauraMeadowcroft
How did Harold Godwinson die?

How did Harold Godwinson die?

Lesson exploring the way that Harold Godwinson died. Starter utilises the bayeux tapestry scene to explore how Harold is portrayed as being killed. Pupils then investigate five sources and complete the table to analyses the content and provenance of the sources. This is brought together with a paired summary analyses enabling students to reach a conclusion, leading to supported judgement on their own theory on Godwinson’s death.
LauraMeadowcroft
Why did William win at Hastings? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Why did William win at Hastings? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Lesson exploring the factors that enabled William to win the battle of Hastings. True or false starter recaps the key points of the battle and claimants, whilst the video explores some of the reasons for William’s successes. The card sort categorisation allows thematic understanding of why William won building to an explanation of the significance of different factors. A voting plenary allows assessment of the understanding of the factors. Optional essay plan homework assessment included.
LauraMeadowcroft
Harold v. William - who would win the battle of Hastings? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Harold v. William - who would win the battle of Hastings? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Lesson exploring how the two sides lined up at Hastings. Interpretation starter examining differences between the two sides (AQA 8145 criteria) leads on to a top trump carousel comparing the different troops both sides had. Using the evidence gathered pupils analyse the strengths and weaknesses of both sides building to a post-it note plenary reaching a judgement on who they think would win.
LauraMeadowcroft
How prepared was William for his invasion of England? - Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

How prepared was William for his invasion of England? - Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Lesson exploring the preparations of William of Normandy. Starter uses the Bayeux Tapestry to gain evidence from. Pupils then explore the advantages and disadvantages of William’s preparations in a table, linking them to the problems they could cause Harold Godwinson. Pupils answer an explain question (AQA 8145) - Explain what was important about William’s preparations for the invasion of England, leading to a judgement line plenary on how effective William’s preparations were
LauraMeadowcroft
12 mark essay planning - who deserved throne in 1066 linked to AQA 8145

12 mark essay planning - who deserved throne in 1066 linked to AQA 8145

Lesson focusing on planning an answer to: Which contender had the stronger claim to the throne: Harold Godwinson or William of Normandy? Use of WAGOLLS and WABOLLS to introduce the ideas of explanation and linking to the question before students write up or plan their response (your choice). Judgement line plenary allows assessment of all students opinions. Mark scheme and assessment grid included.
LauraMeadowcroft
Who were the claimants to the throne 1066? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Who were the claimants to the throne 1066? Suitable for AQA 8145 Normans and KS3

Two lesson sequence exploring who thought they deserved the throne and why their claims were valid/invalid. The starter explore how the throne was passed on in Medieval England the positives and negatives of each method. A peer-assess describe question is included. The main task is individual research of one claimant which leads into a snowball/market place the following lesson to share the learning of all the claimants, leading to a judgement on who had the strongest/weakest claim to the throne. An explanation question is included to assess student understanding and corners plenary assesses all students. A homework task (optional) is included which tests who had the stronger claim of Godwinson and William linked to the 12 mark essays for AQA 8145. Plan included.
LauraMeadowcroft
Who were the Normans? Suitable for AQA 8145 and KS3

Who were the Normans? Suitable for AQA 8145 and KS3

Lesson exploring the Norman link to the throne of England. The starter recaps the position of Normandy and its significance, the main task is a carousel/information hunt to discover why the Normans were important and why William felt he had a claim to the throne. Bringing it all together pupils list why William would be an effective King and using the information on the slides assess ‘how’ significant Normandy was to England by 1066.
LauraMeadowcroft