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Year 6 History - The Victorians (Full teaching pack)

Year 6 History - The Victorians (Full teaching pack)

This pack comes complete all you need to teach a great six lesson block all about the Victorians. It comes complete with PowerPoints, worksheets, detailed teacher notes. Lesson 1 The Victorians place in history. Lesson 2 Inferring information from photos of the past Lesson 3 Conducting thorough research online Lesson 4 Inferring information from paintings of the past Lesson 5 Victorian inventions Lesson 6 Victorian social changes

By idj

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

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

GCSE History American West 1800s. Problems with law and order.

GCSE History American West 1800s. Problems with law and order.

This presentation is based on Edexcel GCSE History of the West in 1800s book. By adding many pictures, photos, maps and diagrams and a video link, the course becomes more accessible to all ability pupils. This unit is about lawlessness and law and order in the West: new settlements issues with lawlessness (example of Abilene - a cow town), impact of the Civil War (deserters, outlaws, the Reno Gang).

By Lukaszlucky

GCSE History American West 1800s. Tackling the problems of Homesteading.

GCSE History American West 1800s. Tackling the problems of Homesteading.

This presentation is based on Edexcel GCSE History of the West in 1800s book. By adding many pictures, photos, maps and diagrams and a video link, the course becomes more accessible to all ability pupils. This unit is about the problems of homesteading in the West: the weather and farming conditions on the Great Plains, the risks of homesteaders in settling in the West, how railroads improved the life of settlers, and what inventions made life of pioneers easier.

By Lukaszlucky

GCSE History American West 1800s. The Pacific Railroad Act 1862.

GCSE History American West 1800s. The Pacific Railroad Act 1862.

This presentation is based on Edexcel GCSE History of the West in 1800s book. By adding many pictures, photos, maps and diagrams and a video link, the course becomes more accessible to all ability pupils. This lesson covers the influence of The Pacific Railroad Act and Railways on development of the West, starting with the different views onto development of the Plains between the North and the South, building of the Transcontinental Railroad, its significance on settlement of the West.

By Lukaszlucky

GCSE History American West 1800s. Development of the West. The Homestead Act 1862

GCSE History American West 1800s. Development of the West. The Homestead Act 1862

This presentation is based on Edexcel GCSE History of the West in 1800s book. By adding many pictures, photos, maps and diagrams and a video link, the course becomes more accessible to all ability pupils. This unit is about the Homestead Act of 1862, why it was introduced, the conditions of the Act, the results of the Act, positive and negative and its significance for the settlement of the West.

By Lukaszlucky

GCSE History of American West in 1800s. The  Civil War of the development of the West.

GCSE History of American West in 1800s. The Civil War of the development of the West.

This resource is based on Edexcel GCSE History of American West in 1800s book. The topic of the lesson is converted in a very visual presentation, full of pictures, photographs, maps and a video link so all ability pupils are able to understand the content. This lesson is about the influence of the Civil War on development of the West, starting with brief social and economical consequences of the Civil War,the differences between the North and the South socially and economically, and how the confederacy of the South influanced the Homestead Act and Pacific Rairoad Act.

By Lukaszlucky

Diamond 9: Why did the Homesteaders settle of the Great Plains?

Diamond 9: Why did the Homesteaders settle of the Great Plains?

The great diamond 9 activity is designed to help students explain why so many people decided to settle on the Great Plains? This resource is designed to be used with the full spectrum of leaners, but is particularly useful for stretching the more able. If you are looking for an easier resource, then please check out card sort on this topic in my TES shop. When you purchase this resource you will be able to download a fully editable Microsoft Word document which can be differentiated further if you wish. The resource includes nine diamond shaped cards which include one of the reasons why Homesteaders settled on the Great Plains. Once students have cut the cards out, they are set three tasks including: 1. Remove any reasons that you don’t think are important. Record and explain why you have removed them. 2. Sort the remaining diamonds to show which are ‘short’ or ‘long’ term consequences. Record and explain your reasons. 3. Make a smaller diamond shape using the four most important reasons why the Homesteaders settled on the Great Plains Record and explain your reasons. At each stage students should be feeding back to their group or the class and explaining their choices. The discussion and explanation around the choices that they have made are critical in helping them develop their understanding of the topic. Once stage 3 is complete. students could then have a go at writing an extended answer on Why did the Homesteaders settle on the Great Plains?' The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: The American West Know: What were the main reasons why so many people settled on the Great Plains? Understand: What roles were played by technology, the US government, the railroad companies and the end of the Civil War? Evaluate: Which factor played the most important role? WILF: What Am I looking for? Identify and describe: Why did so many people settle on the Great Plains? Explain: The roles played by different factors Analyse: Which factor played the most important role? 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

By Roy_Huggins

70  page unit of work on Slavery and the US Civil War - Year 9.

70 page unit of work on Slavery and the US Civil War - Year 9.

This is a full unit of work on slavery and the US Civil War. It is designed to last for the first two months of your History course in Year 9. It includes sources, group activities and source analysis. The topics are wide ranging and deal with all aspects of the slave trade through to the causes of the Civil War.

By tommy739