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Native American Tribes Wordsearch Indians Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Native American Tribes Wordsearch Indians Literacy Starter Activity Homework Cover Lesson Plenary

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Native American Tribes'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!

By mikedean

Brexit Is the European Union a good or bad idea?

Brexit Is the European Union a good or bad idea?

LO: To explain through Political, Social, Economic and Legal factors the positive and negative aspects of the European Union. LO: To come to a judgement if it is a good or bad idea, while considering the 2016 referendum. MUST: Know what the European Union is and why it started after the Second World War. SHOULD: Be able to explain the positive and negative aspects of the E.U. through Political, Social, Economic and Legal factors. COULD: Come to a supported judgement if the E.U. is a good or bad idea, and considering the 2016 referendum campaign.

By W17

War on Terror What was the consequences of the 11th September attacks?

War on Terror What was the consequences of the 11th September attacks?

LO: To be able to explain the consequences of the War on Terror. LO: To make a judgement on the moral justifications and impact of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp. MUST: Know what the War on Terror was and a narrative of the two major conflicts it created, in the War in Afghanistan (2001-14) and the Iraq War (2003-11). SHOULD: Be able to explain the role of Guantanamo Bay and the treatment of suspected terrorists and the detention camp. COULD: Come to a judgement of the justification of the camp and the success of the war on terror.

By W17

History and Politics Who has the most power the Government or Trade Unions?

History and Politics Who has the most power the Government or Trade Unions?

LO: To be able to track on a line graph the continuity and changes of power between the Government and Trade Unions through strike action. LO: To discuss and come to a supported judgement of who should have the most power. MUST: Know historical examples of protests and power struggles which have take place between the Government and Trade Unions for workers in the United Kingdom. SHOULD: Be able to explain the shifts in power between the Government and Trade Unions from the 1930s up until present day. COUlD: Come to a judgement of who should have the most power between the Government and Trade Unions.

By W17

Year 1- History and Geography Super Saver!

Year 1- History and Geography Super Saver!

A bundle of resources, planning, Powerpoints, interactive activities, quizzes and more covering the History units: Space and Neil Armstrong, Toys- then and now, Famous Journeys, Our Homes, and the Geography units: Our local area, Weather and the Arctic.

By kep1987

Oral History: Population Movement 1750 - 1900

Oral History: Population Movement 1750 - 1900

This outstanding lesson has been designed to help students studying population movement 1750 - 1900. It had been field tested and refined many times and is a really fun and engaging lesson, which has a really big impact of students. It can be used with the full spectrum of ability as it includes a range of tasks and activities which can be selected in whole or part to suit your students. You will need access to You Tube in order to be able to access the song. When you download this lesson you will be able to access a Microsoft Word document which contains the lyrics to the song 'Dalesman's Litany' and PowerPoint. There is enough work to fully engage a normal class of students for at least one lesson. The PowerPoint facilitates the lesson and includes aims, objectives, differentiated outcomes, a snowballing starter. The next couple of slides set the scene and explains why Britain's population was on the move. This is followed up by two source activities which could be print off and completed as an investigation or used as part of a class discussion to help set the scene for the main activity. The next slide is a pro and con thinking skills organiser on the problems facing historians when they use oral history as evidence. This could be competed as an activity or as a plenary. I have included a completed version at the end of the presentation. The next activity involves playing the song by clicking on the hyperlink in show mode. I personally would give students a copy of the lyrics to annotate but if you are short on the photocopying budget then you can get around it by getting them in pairs or groups to write down the jobs / places that the person in the folk song has done / lived to help illustrate the impact of the changes on peoples lives.. The aims and objectives for this lesson are: Theme: Why did Britain have an Industrial Revolution 1750 - 1900? Know: Why was Britain’s population on the move 1750 – 1850? Understand: What factors caused this change? Evaluate: How useful is oral history as evidence about the past? WILF: What Am I Looking For? Identify and describe: Why was Britain’s population of the move? Explain: What factors caused this change? Analyse: How useful is oral history as historical evidence? If you like this lesson then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. I have unloaded this one for free as its my favourite lesson of all time. If you wish 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

Opium Wars & Meiji Restoration

Opium Wars & Meiji Restoration

This is the second part of a 8-12 lesson scheme of work on the overarching question, 'How far did the West dominate the East in the c19th/early twentieth century?'....These lessons have a focus on the Opium War (1st) and the Meiji Restoration.

By 8264guy