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EU Referendum Result

EU Referendum Result

The questions support a BBC Newsround text explaining what is likely to happen next.  The text is written from a neutral standpoint, explaining what the result means in a factual way rather than giving an opinion of the outcome. The resource contains 3 worksheets of questions, differentiated for use through KS1 and KS2.  It could also be used to support readers in KS3 and supports aspects of learning in SMSC.  Answers and ‘content domain’ references are included for each question.

By Headway_Learning

2017 UK General Elections

2017 UK General Elections

An 11-question quiz that can be used in any class aged 12+ as an ice breaker and to discuss the impact of the 2017 UK General Election on politics in the United Kingdom. Several questions can be used to foster long discussions on electoral trends in the UK.

By filip_kokotovic

The Peace Movement: from the Cold War to the present

The Peace Movement: from the Cold War to the present

Lesson 7 from the acclaimed teaching pack 'Dial M For Missile: Exploring Themes Around the Cuban Missile Crisis'. Students learn about the peace movement from the Cold War until today, and reflect on its successes, failures, and relevance. The lesson plan includes differentiation, extension and enrichment suggestions. The lesson is highly relevant to Citizenship, History, and Government & Politics, as well as helping to meet SMSC, Prevent and British Values requirements. To browse and download the other lessons from the Dial M For Missile Pack pack, plus the pack as a whole (including endorsements), go to www.tes.com/teaching-resource/dial-m-for-missile-exploring-themes-around-the-cuban-missile-crisis-11208437

By PeaceEducation

Political Cartooning Resources

Political Cartooning Resources

Explore a range of political cartooning resources from the Museum of Australian Democracy. These resources assist students to understand more about political cartooning. All resources link to Australian Curriculum areas, including HASS, Civics and Citizenship, History, English, Visual arts or Media arts. Explore more here: https://moadoph.gov.au/learning/resources/political-cartooning/

By MoADLearning

Marnti Warrajanga – A walk together

Marnti Warrajanga – A walk together

Explore milestones of the Indigenous journey of democracy in Australia and consider their relevance to today. The information and activities support the online exhibition - www.marnti-warajanga.moadoph.gov.au/ This resource contains background information, discussion questions and class activities to enhance student learning and engagement with the Marnti warajanga – a walk together exhibition. Deceased person’s warning: Please note: Indigenous Australians are advised that this exhibition may contain images and voices of deceased persons.

By MoADLearning

Franklin River Debate 1983: Classroom Roleplay

Franklin River Debate 1983: Classroom Roleplay

Re-live history in your classroom through a scripted role-play, as students take on the roles of Federal politicians from 1983 and debate an historic bill which prevented the damming of the Franklin River in Tasmania. The classroom program can be used as an introduction or conclusion to a unit on Australian Federal Parliament or the environment.

By MoADLearning

Diamond 9: Why did some women get the vote in 1900?

Diamond 9: Why did some women get the vote in 1900?

This great diamond 9 activity has been designed to help students studying the historical controversy surrounding why some women got the vote in 1918. It has been designed to be used with the full spectrum of leaners, but is particularly useful for stretching the critical thinking skills of the more able. If you are looking for a main stream resource, then please check out my card sort on this topic, which can be found in my TES shop. However, If you wish, you can also purchase both resources along with a PowerPoint with aims, objectives, starter, assessment and pupil mark scheme for an extra £1 , under the title: 'Why did some women get the vote in 1918?' 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 some women got the vote in 1918. 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 some women got the vote in 1918 and explain your reasons. At each stage students should be feeding back to their group or the class and explain Once students have sorted the cards, you can extend their understanding further by discussing which factor played the most important role in persuading politicians to change their mind and give some women the vote in 1918. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: Why did some women get the vote in 1918? Know: What tactics did suffrage groups use to persuade politicians? Understand: What role did the FWW play in helping to change attitudes? Evaluate: Which historical factor played the most important role? WILF: What Am I Looking For? Identify and describe: The tactics used by the suffrage movements? Explain: What role did the First World War play in changing attitudes? Analyse: Make a judgement on which factor was the most important? 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. Kind Regards Roy

By Roy_Huggins

Why did some women get the vote in 1918?

Why did some women get the vote in 1918?

This outstanding lesson has been designed to help students studying the historical controversy surrounding why some women got the vote in 1918. It can be used with the full spectrum of ability. If you wish, you can purchase the card sorts separately for less, under the headings of card sort: Why did some women get the vote in 1918? However, to sweeten the deal, I have also included my diamond 9 activity, which can be given to your gifted and talented or more able for as a separate task to extend their critical thinking skills. When you purchase this resource you will be able to download an editable Microsoft Word document as well as a PowerPoint. The Word document include aims, instructions, four heading cards labelled 'Suffragettes', 'Suffragists', 'First World War' and 'Politics as well as twenty statement cards that can be sorted under them. The PowerPoint presentation is designed to help facilitate the lesson and includes aims, objectives, differentiated outcomes, starters, plenaries, appropriate video clip links, assessment question, pupil mark scheme and feedback sheets. The lesson kicks off with a snowballing starter activity, followed by a brief one side introduction to why some women got the vote in 1918, with an appropriate link to a video clip on YouTube. It is assumed that you have already studied the difference between a suffragette and a suffragist as prior knowledge. The next slide facilitates the card sort, whilst the fourth slide facilitates a pair / group discussion on which factor was the most important. Once this is complete, students can do a follow up assessment on the topic either for homework or next lesson. This optional, but I've included additional slides with a pupil mark scheme that can be easily adapted for to your own assessment scheme if necessary. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: Why did some women get the vote in 1918? Know: What tactics did suffrage groups use to persuade politicians? Understand: What role did the FWW play in helping to change attitudes? Evaluate: Which historical factor played the most important role? WILF: What Am I Looking For? Identify and describe: The tactics used by the suffrage movements? Explain: What role did the First World War play in changing attitudes? Analyse: Make a judgement on which factor was the most important? 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. Kind Regards Roy

By Roy_Huggins

A History of Old Parliament House

A History of Old Parliament House

Discover the history of Old Parliament House and the people who worked here using this resource. The resource is produced in a fact sheet format, rich in historical images with each page covering one topic. Teachers can use the information as background research for a unit on Australia’s Federal Parliament and as a starting point for further study and discussion. This resource can be useful for teachers and students visiting MoAD as pre-visit preparation or post-visit extension.

By MoADLearning

Introduction Unit - GCSE Sociology (12 Lessons!)

Introduction Unit - GCSE Sociology (12 Lessons!)

This 12-lesson unit is designed for the new GCSE Sociology specifications (suitable for both AQA and EDUQAS/WJEC) All of the lessons have been professionally designed for the new specification, the unit is structured as follows: Lesson 1 - Introducing Sociology Lesson 2 - The Central Debates of Sociology Lesson 3 - Socialisation, Norms & Values Lesson 4 - The Four Main Sociological Views Lesson 5 - Functionalism Lesson 6 - Conflict Theories: Marxism and Feminism Lesson 7 - Understanding the GCSE Sociology Course Lesson 8 - Course Overview Lesson 9 - Assessment Preparation Lesson 10 - Assessment Lesson Lesson 11 - I.C.T. Suite Lesson Lesson 12 - Documentary Learning Lesson This download is fully resourced, comprehensive and complete: it is everything you need to complete the introductory unit of the GCSE Sociology course. We have also produced complete units for: Family, Education, Crime & Deviance and Social Stratification. You can find them all at https://ks4sociology.wordpress.com/ PS: Sociology GCSE Teachers' Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1786443641643898/ PLEASE NOTE: Minimum system requirements: 512MB RAM, 1.5ghz processor. Microsoft Office.

By godwin86

Understanding the GCSE Sociology Course - Introduction Unit L7/12 - GCSE Sociology

Understanding the GCSE Sociology Course - Introduction Unit L7/12 - GCSE Sociology

This is one of twelve lessons comprising the 'Introduction Unit' for the new GCSE Sociology specifications (suitable for AQA, & WJEC/EDUQAS). Save over 50% by getting the 12 lesson pack! This is the seventh lesson of the unit, it aims to provide students with a clear outline of the course, the main sections of the course, and the required learning. This download includes: -A detailed lesson plan: highlighting differentiation, AfL, key-words, SMSC and a timeline of learning activities (.pdf) -A premium quality PPT Show (fully animated) that covers the entire lesson (.ppsm & .ppsx formats) -An A3 Worksheet (double-sided) -A knowledge hunt file -Homework All lessons are professionally designed around the new GCSE specification, certainly useful for any GCSE specification however. We take considerable time making the highest quality lessons, positive reviews are greatly appreciated. Feel free to contact us if you need additional resources creating: godwin86@gmail.com PS: AQA Sociology GCSE Teachers' Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1786443641643898/ Check out our great website to help you find out other GCSE Sociology resources: http://ks4sociology.wordpress.com

By godwin86