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GCSE History Revision Games

GCSE History Revision Games

This is a variety of revision games for history covering topics included in the GCSE exam. This can be a fun way for students to revise before the exam. All instructions are included.
14bensona
GCSE History - TELL ME ABOUT Games

GCSE History - TELL ME ABOUT Games

This is a bundle of TELL ME ABOUT games. All instructions are included in each resource. There is one for a variety of topics covered at GCSE. This can be a fun way for students to revise.
14bensona
TELL ME ABOUT - Medicine Through Time

TELL ME ABOUT - Medicine Through Time

Please use this mat as a revision game to play in groups in the classroom. This should be printed on A3 paper and laminated so that it can be re-used. This means that students can write their initials on their square instead of using counters. The way the game is played can be manipulated. However, the main instructions are as follows (also included on sheet): This is to be played in groups. Each student has a counter. They roll a dice and move that number of places. They then have to tell or explain to the others in their group about that topic. If they manage 15 seconds, they get 1 points. If they manage 25 seconds, they get 2 points. If they get 35 or more seconds, they get 3 points. Please use a great revision resource for group work. Please also leave any feedback for future revision resources and how to improve them.
14bensona
End of unit consolidation and mock (Edexcel History American West 9-1)

End of unit consolidation and mock (Edexcel History American West 9-1)

Consolidation: Pupils will match up key acts and treaties as a quick recall activity Then they will create two narrative account timelines for Mormon and Exoduster movements. Consider consequences of the Gold Rush before explaining in detail why each feature of the Boom Towns lead to law and order problems. Finally, pupils will evaluate how far things had changed for the Indians using acts and treaties to explain whether there were any significant turning points. Mock attached, follows next lesson.
ellie_ryl
OCR A CASTLES: 2020 EXAM - Intro

OCR A CASTLES: 2020 EXAM - Intro

Lesson starting off the 2020 Stokesay sylabus. Looking at the purpose of castles, andm how location and events can effect a castle - comparing Stokesay to other castles. Includes differentiated activities.
ARose90
Various Junior Certificate History PowerPoints

Various Junior Certificate History PowerPoints

Four PowerPoints: Antisemitism & The Holocaust The Causes of the French Revolution The Industrial & Social Revolution The Plantations in Ireland Handy for students to have as notes for reference and revision. Can also be used for introducing and working through topics.
badbuzz88
Florence Nightingale History Presentation

Florence Nightingale History Presentation

This is a presentation on Florence Nightingale, the pioneering nurse who fought for more hygienic hospital conditions during the Crimean War. Use it as part of a lesson or for an assembly for KS1 or KS2. The presentation covers Florence’s childhood, early career, work during the Crimean War and ongoing legacy. The last part of the presentation includes some interesting questions to provoke discussion or for further exploration.
blossomingminds
Mary Seacole History Presentation

Mary Seacole History Presentation

This is a presentation on Mary Seacole, who travelled from Jamaica to Britain and onto the Crimea to care for soldiers during the Crimean War. Use it as part of a lesson or for an assembly for KS1 or KS2. The presentation covers Mary’s childhood, early career, travelling and war work. The last part of the presentation includes some interesting questions to provoke discussion or for further exploration. Please note: Due to copyright reasons, no photos of Mary Seacole are included.
blossomingminds
The Causes of The French Revolution

The Causes of The French Revolution

Quick and handy notes used to introduce the causes of the French Revolution to a Junior Certificate (Irish curriculum) History group. Could also be adapted for use with KS3 History etc.
badbuzz88
The Industrial Revolution - Unit PowerPoint (including task ideas)

The Industrial Revolution - Unit PowerPoint (including task ideas)

This PowerPoint was designed for and used with Junior Certificate students in Ireland, but all content is relevant to any study of the Industrial Revolution. Slides cover: The inventors of the era The changes to areas (towns becoming cities) Working conditions Some activities are included on the slides, such as poster design and the production of a ‘government report’ on working conditions.
badbuzz88
The Plantations in Ireland - Junior Certificate History

The Plantations in Ireland - Junior Certificate History

This is a comprehensive PowerPoint presentation that covers the entire unit from the Laois-Offaly Plantation all the way to Cromwell in Ireland. All notes can be copied into students’ notebooks for later reference Notes are designed to specifically fit in with the Discovering History textbook (Patsy McCaughey) but can be used to guide the study of a unit using any text relevant to this area of the curriculum. Also included is a short Plantations themed crossword with key terms (answers attached for teacher reference).
badbuzz88
TELL ME ABOUT - American West

TELL ME ABOUT - American West

Please use this mat as a revision game to play in groups in the classroom. This should be printed on A3 paper and laminated so that it can be re-used. This means that students can write their initials on their square instead of using counters. The way the game is played can be manipulated. However, the main instructions are as follows (also included on sheet): This is to be played in groups. Each student has a counter. They roll a dice and move that number of places. They then have to tell or explain to the others in their group about that topic. If they manage 15 seconds, they get 1 points. If they manage 25 seconds, they get 2 points. If they get 35 or more seconds, they get 3 points. Please use a great revision resource for group work. Please also leave any feedback for future revision resources and how to improve them.
14bensona
Card Sort Source Analysis - Was Robespierre a hero or villain?

Card Sort Source Analysis - Was Robespierre a hero or villain?

This innovative and creative activity has been carefully designed to help students assess the role played by the revolutionary leader Robespierre during the period known as the Reign of Terror in the French Revolution. This activity involves giving students ten primary sources and four secondary sources written by historians and sorting them under the headings of hero or villain. Once this has been complete, students can then have a go at answering the question: How far was Robespierre a hero who saved the revolution or a villain who betrayed his own values to take control of France?’ I would recommend that this resource should be used with either a core or advanced group as there is a lot of reading, which would be too much for a foundation group with low literacy skills. If you are looking for something a little easier, I have made a another simpler card sort which just looks at the facts. This can be bought separately. This resource makes a great starter or plenary to completed in pairs or groups. It can be cut up the students or placed into envelopes for use with several classes or even set as a piece of homework. Alternatively, your students could draw a table with the two headings ‘hero’ or ‘villain’ and list the sources under them. The aims and objectives are: Theme: The reign of Terror Know: What sort of man was Robespierre? Understand: Why are historical events interpreted in different ways? Evaluate: Was Robespierre a hero who saved the revolution or a villain who betrayed his own values to take control of France? WILF - What Am I Looking For? Identify and describe: Which sources support / disagree with Robespierre being a ‘hero’ or ‘villian’? Explain: Why were Robespierre’s actions controversial? Analyse: Was Robespierre a hero who saved the revolution or a villain who betrayed his own values to take control of France? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop, where many have been bundled together to provide you with further savings. 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
Roy_Huggins
Slave Auction Lesson

Slave Auction Lesson

This lesson has many different activities linked to Slave Auctions. It has an engaging Bell task looking at an drawing of a slave auction so the pupils can give their thoughts and ask questions of the source. The main task is helping the pupils to understand what an auction is, and then showing them images of slave auctions. There is a task linked to sources in age of expansion textbook, but as this is old it can be changed to what ever book you are currently using. Final task is creative task to create their own fliers for an auction with examples given. Extension task is A-Z of Slavery if all work is complete. Please give feedback and reviews of source. any suggestions on how to improve would be much appreciated.
phelps
History Club - All in 1 - 20 sessions.

History Club - All in 1 - 20 sessions.

Perfect for History Club sessions – or active and creative lessons - at primary or secondary level. Includes information and video about the topics and a fun practical activity (which can often take more than one session to complete). All sessions include a weekly advertising poster for display boards, websites and screens around the school. Also included is a loyalty card for students to claim rewards after attending enough lessons. Designed by Wolsey Academy and tried and tested with secondary students in the UK. Topics are as follows: Ancient Egypt – Drama Production Battle of Trafalgar 1805 – Arts and Craft. Guy Fawkes, 1605 – Gunpowder Hunt. Charles Lindbergh, 1927 – Design & Fly a Plane. Pirates – Make a Movie. Thanksgiving – Fancy Dress and Card Design Benjamin Franklin – Make and fly a Kite. Tudor Christmas – Card Making. Battle of Atlantic – Code Breaking Game Medieval Coat of Arms – Research and Heraldry Making. Brunel – Bridge Building Darwin –Voyage of the Beagle, Art Competition. D-Day – Landing Craft Construction and Testing World Cup History – Kit Designs Battle of Quebec – Crane Construction Angkor Wat – Sunrise Drawings Historical Fashion – Clothing Designs Henry Ford – Assembly Line Competition Roman Army – Shield Design and Battle Tactics Role Play Local History: Ipswich Town Football Club – Badge Design. See them all at www.wolseyacademy.com
WolseyAcademy
Fashion Through History - Clothing Design - History Club 17

Fashion Through History - Clothing Design - History Club 17

Perfect for History Club sessions – or active and creative lessons - at primary or secondary level. Includes information and video about the topics and a fun practical activity (which can often take more than one session to complete). All sessions include a weekly advertising poster for display boards, websites and screens around the school. Also included is a loyalty card for students to claim rewards after attending enough lessons. Designed by Wolsey Academy and tried and tested with secondary students in the UK. Topics are as follows: Ancient Egypt – Drama Production Battle of Trafalgar 1805 – Arts and Craft. Guy Fawkes, 1605 – Gunpowder Hunt. Charles Lindbergh, 1927 – Design & Fly a Plane. Pirates – Make a Movie. Thanksgiving – Fancy Dress and Card Design Benjamin Franklin – Make and fly a Kite. Tudor Christmas – Card Making. Battle of Atlantic – Code Breaking Game Medieval Coat of Arms – Research and Heraldry Making. Brunel – Bridge Building Darwin –Voyage of the Beagle, Art Competition. D-Day – Landing Craft Construction and Testing World Cup History – Kit Designs Battle of Quebec – Crane Construction Angkor Wat – Sunrise Drawings Historical Fashion – Clothing Designs Henry Ford – Assembly Line Competition Roman Army – Shield Design and Battle Tactics Role Play Local History: Ipswich Town Football Club – Badge Design. See them all at www.wolseyacademy.com
WolseyAcademy
Darwin -Beagle Artwork Competition - Wolsey Academy - History Club 11

Darwin -Beagle Artwork Competition - Wolsey Academy - History Club 11

Perfect for History Club sessions – or active and creative lessons - at primary or secondary level. Includes information and video about the topics and a fun practical activity (which can often take more than one session to complete). All sessions include a weekly advertising poster for display boards, websites and screens around the school. Also included is a loyalty card for students to claim rewards after attending enough lessons. Designed by Wolsey Academy and tried and tested with secondary students in the UK. Topics are as follows: Ancient Egypt – Drama Production Battle of Trafalgar 1805 – Arts and Craft. Guy Fawkes, 1605 – Gunpowder Hunt. Charles Lindbergh, 1927 – Design & Fly a Plane. Pirates – Make a Movie. Thanksgiving – Fancy Dress and Card Design Benjamin Franklin – Make and fly a Kite. Tudor Christmas – Card Making. Battle of Atlantic – Code Breaking Game Medieval Coat of Arms – Research and Heraldry Making. Brunel – Bridge Building Darwin –Voyage of the Beagle, Art Competition. D-Day – Landing Craft Construction and Testing World Cup History – Kit Designs Battle of Quebec – Crane Construction Angkor Wat – Sunrise Drawings Historical Fashion – Clothing Designs Henry Ford – Assembly Line Competition Roman Army – Shield Design and Battle Tactics Role Play Local History: Ipswich Town Football Club – Badge Design. See them all at www.wolseyacademy.com
WolseyAcademy
What did 'Jack the Ripper' really look like?

What did 'Jack the Ripper' really look like?

This lesson is based on the Renaissance, Revolution and Reformation KS3 textbooks. The lesson includes a range of activities including an engaging starter and creating an artist’s impression. The PPT also contains success criteria to help guide the students and differentiation (red=least challenging up to green=most challenging). Please feel free to ask any questions :)
Dani0704
How did factories create towns? (Industrial Revolution)

How did factories create towns? (Industrial Revolution)

This lesson is based on the Renaissance, Revolution and Reformation KS3 textbooks. The lesson includes a range of activities involving source analysis. The PPT also contains modelling and success criteria to help guide the students as well as differentiation (red=least challenging up to green=most challenging). Please feel free to ask any questions :)
Dani0704
British Leisure Time (Industrial Revolution)

British Leisure Time (Industrial Revolution)

This PPT is based on the Renaissance, Revolution and Reformation KS3 textbooks. It contains enough content for 2-3 lessons. The lessons include a range of activities including developing their explanation skills, writing a letter and a group research/presentation task. The PPT also contains success criteria and modelling to help guide the students as well as differentiation (red=least challenging up to green=most challenging). Please feel free to ask any questions :)
Dani0704
AQA GCSE History 9-1 Revision Guide Britain: Power and the People 1170 to present

AQA GCSE History 9-1 Revision Guide Britain: Power and the People 1170 to present

This 33 page revision guide covers AQA Power and the People, c.1170 to the present day. The Guide is broken down into four sections: challenging authority and feudalism, challenging royal authority, reform and reformers and equality and rights. The Guide starts by explaining the 4 questions types asked in the exam and gives suggestions and tips on the easiest way to tackle these. The Revision Guide gives over 20 typical exam questions asked on each topic (from significance, to how useful, to similarities and differences to factors) and how to put these questions into practice with model answers. This Guide has been designed to be engaging, detailed and easy to follow and can be adapted and changed to suit with PDF and word formats supplied. This Guide can be used for revision, interleaving, within the classroom as well for homework purposes. Any reviews on this resource would be much appreciated. Please review and receive a free copy of the AQA Power and the People flashcards I have made worth £4 which can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/aqa-gcse-history-9-1-power-and-the-people-c-1170-to-present-revision-flashcards-11894381 If you like this guide, please check out my others for AQA History on Germany 1890-1945, Conflict and Tension 1918-39 and Elizabeth.
PilgrimHistory
The Fight For Women's Suffrage: The Suffragettes

The Fight For Women's Suffrage: The Suffragettes

This lesson has been designed as part of a KS3 unit of work on Women’s fight for suffrage in the early 20th Century. It is titled: ‘The Fight For Women’s Suffrage: The Suffragettes’ The lesson is fully resourced and full of activities, information, educational videos and discussion opportunities. Some of the key focuses include: … key debates on gender equality in today’s society … source analysis … a number of videos and related questions … Primary source account from Hannah Mitchell … Examination of militant tactics and the ‘Cat and Mouse’ act. … Campaigning activity … plenary, homework and purple pen slide with 10 minute interactive timer.
MrTHistory
19th-Early 20th Century Society in Britain: Class Structure, Chartists and Attitudes towards Women

19th-Early 20th Century Society in Britain: Class Structure, Chartists and Attitudes towards Women

This lesson has been designed as the first in a KS3 unit of work on Women’s fight for suffrage in the early 20th Century. It is titled ‘19th-Early 20th Century Society in Britain: Class Structure, Chartists and Attitudes towards Women’. Key focuses include: … Class structure (Activity) … Chartism (information and discussion) … Attitudes towards women (source analysis and activity) … Introductions to the Suffragists and the Suffragettes … Plenary and homework Thanks.
MrTHistory
Power and the People revision notes - AQA GCSE History

Power and the People revision notes - AQA GCSE History

A full set of revision notes covering every named topic and item on the specification. These are for the Power and the People unit, c.1170-present day, of the new (9-1) AQA GCSE History specification. Consistency: Each topic is organised in the same way, with a focus on causes / events / consequences. Amongst others, topics include Magna Carta, Simon de Montford, Provisions of Oxford, Model Parliament, Peasants’ Revolt, Pilgrimage of Grace, Henry VIII, English Revolution, Charles I, Oliver Cromwell, the American Revolution, the Great Reform Act, Chartism, Anti-Corn Law League, Tolpuddle Martyrs, Match Girls’ Strike, Dockers’ Strike, Campaign for Women’s Equality, General Strike, Trade Union reform, Brixton Riots, Scarman Report.
tom_leather
80 Page Photocopiable Resource Pack on the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and the US Civil War.

80 Page Photocopiable Resource Pack on the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and the US Civil War.

The Slave Trade and the American Civil War is an 85 page, two part, resource pack specifically designed for CfE or National 4 or Key Stage 4/5. Lesson Intentions for every lesson. Literacy and Numeracy tasks throughout. Value Added Tasks with Help sheets. Group-work tasks to encourage confident Individuals. We guarantee you will not be disappointed. PPT’s included HIGH QUALITY POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS INCLUDED Topics include The Beginning of the Slave Trade The Middle Passage Britain & Slavery The Plantations The Abolitionists The North South Divide The Election of Lincoln The War begins Events of the Civil War Bull Run Soldiers of War
tommy739
Democracy and dictatorship: Germany 1890-1945

Democracy and dictatorship: Germany 1890-1945

A complete KS4 unit of work designed for students studying AQA. This pack contains 12 complete and fully resourced lessons are included exploring the causes of WW1 from the Kaiser- naval laws-Weimar and the Golden Age. Everything you need for a whole half-term in one bundle! Two follow up units: Nazi growth and Nazi policies are also available from SIK History.
SIKLessons
GCSE 9-1: The American West 2 Page History

GCSE 9-1: The American West 2 Page History

9-1 GCSE American West 1830-1895 Summary of the basic content for whole of the unit in three sections Migration and Settlement in the West Farming and Cattle Industry Conflict and Tension Lawlessness The Plains Indians Simple and easy to use for students, colour coded per theme Tailored for Edexcel, but can be used for AQA, OCR, WJEC, iGCSE Please see my other lessons and resources Feedback welcome @mrthorntonteach
MrThorntonTeach
9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities! World Wars, Civil War

9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities! World Wars, Civil War

Looking for NO PREP, engaging activities to cover a variety of U.S. Wars? Want a way to make World War II or the Civil War a blast for the class? This resource includes 9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms: Causes of the Revolutionary War Escape Room Civil War Escape Room Pearl Harbor Escape Room Vietnam Escape Room World War I Escape Room World War II Escape Room War of 1812 Escape Room Battle of Bunker Hill Escape Room French and Indian War Escape Room This 9 pack bundle of U.S. Wars Escape Rooms will take students on 9 separate secret missions around the classroom! Each escape room has students decode interesting facts about U.S. involvement in different wars like Wolrd War I or Pearl Harbor! This is the perfect resource to introduce the topic or to review the topics. Each Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given 9 different secret code names and sent on 9 separate secret missions. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal facts related to the topic. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! Each room is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on 9 separate “secret missions” and given a different back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about various U.S Wars. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes per room Check out the individual previews and products for more specific information!
lisaf5005
9 Civics and Government Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities!

9 Civics and Government Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities!

Looking for NO PREP, engaging activities to cover a variety of Civics and Government topics? Want a way to make the Articles of Confederation or the Declaration of Independence a blast for the class? This resource includes 9 Civics and Government Escape Rooms: Citizenship and Naturalization Preamble Escape Room Bill of Rights Escape Room Founding Fathers Escape Room Branches of Government Escape Room Declaration of Independence Escape Room Articles of Confederation Escape Room Supreme Court Civil Rights Movement This 9 pack bundle of Civics and Government related Escape Rooms will take students on 9 separate secret missions around the classroom! Each escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Preamble, the Declaration, Bill of Rights, Founding Fathers, Branches of Government and more!. This is the perfect resource to introduce the civics topic or to review the topics. Each Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given 9 different secret code names and sent on 9 separate secret missions. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal facts related to the topic. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! Each room is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on 9 separate “secret missions” and given a different back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about various Civics topics. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes per room
lisaf5005