The Battle of Britain, 1940

The Battle of Britain, 1940

This outstanding lesson on why the RAF won the Battle of Britain, was amongst one of our most popular downloads we had schoollhistory.co.uk and has been tried, tested and fine tuned over many years. This newer version has been fully updated with a wider range of tasks and activities to suit the modern classroom, but if you would still like to use the classic version, then I have also included it as a PDF file. These resources are suitable for the full ability range and include a wide range of differentiated activities. When you purchases these resources you will be able to download an eighteen slide PowerPoint to accompany the lesson and two different versions of a four page page worksheet. I have also included a numeracy activity that can be used in lesson or set as homework. The PowerPoint is designed to be used as a standalone resource or if you prefer to accompany the worksheet and contains the aims, objectives, differentiated outcomes, starters, plenaries, pictures diagrams, information and links to video clips, that you will need to teach the lesson. With the exception of the classic version, all the worksheets have been supplied in Microsoft Word. The lesson begins by looking at the military situation in 1940 and gets students to analyse why Germany decided to invade and the challenges that they would face trying to cross the English Channel. This is followed up by another activity which gets students to listen to Churchill’s famous ‘we will fight them on the beaches’ speech and to assess why it was made in Parliament and broadcast to the nation. The rest of lesson and activities focus on what happened and why the RAF won. For more information, please refer to the preview slides. The aims and objectives of the lesson are: Theme: The Second World War Know: Why did Germany try and invade Britain during the summer of 1940? Understand: Why did the RAF win the Battle of Britain? Evaluate: How important was the role of technology in the German defeat? Skills: Source Analysis, Cause, Consequence & Collaboration WILF – What Am I Looking For? Identify & describe: Why Germany tried to invade Britain in 1940? Explain: Why the RAF won the Battle of Britain? Analyse: How important was the role of technology in the German defeat? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. It has also been bundled up along with my lessons on Blitzkrieg and Dunkirk. 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.
Roy_Huggins
History Interpretation (Alexander Fleming story)

History Interpretation (Alexander Fleming story)

By the end of this lesson your students will know what is History interpretation and they will be able to describe and discuss the story of Alexander Fleming and who deserve the credit for the discovery of Penicillin.
MrFokion
Samurai Rising Novel Study

Samurai Rising Novel Study

This resource is designed to be used during Reading Workshop and is to be used with Samurai Rising by Pamela Turner. The pack has been designed in alignment with Common Core Reading Standards for Grade 7. About the Novel: A samurai fights for honor and survival in a real-life Game of Thrones. Stirring narrative nonfiction recounts the rise of Minamoto Yoshitsune from seemingly doomed infant to immortal warrior-hero (and one of the most famous samurai in Japanese history). Acclaimed author Pamela S. Turner delivers all the drama, romance, and tragedy of the original story–with delightfully dry wit and a healthy dose of modern perspective. Gorgeous ink paintings by celebrated graphic-novelist Gareth Hinds complete this irresistible package. About the Resource: The pack has been designed to cover five weeks, with assigned pages for reading, comprehension tasks and quotation and structure analysis. A digital copy of the file on Google Slides is available with download for children to edit online instead of printing the pack.
erinbrasington
Famous World War One & Two People Top Stars Card Game set of 27 History End of Term Activity

Famous World War One & Two People Top Stars Card Game set of 27 History End of Term Activity

Set of 27 Famous people who played important parts in World War One and World War Two Top Stars cards. Students choose a category and if theirs is higher than their friends’, they keep the played cards. Useful to give them a background of some of the main names from the periods. Includes a page of ‘backs’ so you can print back to back, double sided. They should print out the correct size for the smaller laminating pouch card sizes if you wanted to laminate them. Could also be printed larger for posters. Publisher and Pdf files included. Useful as a starter or end activity.
mikedean
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
KS3 Vietnam War: Why were American tactics so controversial?

KS3 Vietnam War: Why were American tactics so controversial?

KS3 History The Cold War, Superpowers, The Vietnam War Fully resources lesson investigating American tactics and their response to the Vietcong, discussing why they may be controversail Students watch a section of the Search & Destroy mission in Apocalypse Now and look at the who the aims of the US army, creating a success criteria for any US tactic. Students judge the impact of each US tactics (Rolling Thunder, Search and Destroy and Hearts and Minds) on the Vietcong, US troops, Civilians and US public opinion. This will allow students to judge why these tactics were controversial. Includes role play on why Search and Destroy was so tough for US troops alongside videos/images to aid understanding. GCSE skills of causation, judging vs criteria and explaining opinions Links perfectly to 9 1 GCSE History, can serve as an excellent base for development at KS4 All lesson activities and resources included. Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome
MrThorntonTeach
The Home Front, 1939 -1945

The Home Front, 1939 -1945

These outstanding resources have been designed to help students studying the Home Front during the Second World War. They are suitable for the full range of ability and should take between 9 to 10 hours of curriculum time to complete. Each lesson comes with a fully editable worksheet and PowerPoint, which includes aims, objectives, differentiated outcomes, starters, plenaries, information slides, historical sources, tasks, activities, links to video clips, thinking skills and active learning exercises. These resources have been repeatedly tested on the front line in the classroom and have been improved based upon best practice over 26 years. For more information, please click on each resource. You can purchase them individually, but by buying them as a bundle you will have over 29%.
Roy_Huggins
End of the Vietnam War.

End of the Vietnam War.

This is an entire fully resourced scheme of work covering every major aspect which led to the end of the Vietnam War which spans from ‘Vietnamisation’ to ‘The fall of Saigon’. (including reactions at home). All linked to the GCSE History course for Vietnam. All lessons come with differentiated outcomes, example answers & mark schemes, most videos and songs are embedded into the P. P. Presentations with a wide ranging selection of activities and resources which will appeal to pupils of all abilities. A fantastic opportunity to help you develop your own scheme of work on this course. You may need the conflict and home and abroad textbook to support parts of some lessons. Most however do not require a textbook. Save over 40% on these lessons combined! **Free wall display included! ** https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
morlem
Public Reaction to the Vietnam War.

Public Reaction to the Vietnam War.

This is an entire fully resourced scheme of work covering public reaction to the Vietnam War - All linked to the GCSE History course for Vietnam. All lessons come with differentiated outcomes, example answers & mark schemes, most videos and songs are embedded into the P. P. Presentations with a wide ranging selection of activities and resources which will appeal to pupils of all abilities. A fantastic opportunity to help you develop your own scheme of work on this course. You may need the conflict and home and abroad textbook to support parts of some lessons. Most however do not require a textbook. **Free wall display included! ** https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
morlem
Key Events of the Vietnam War

Key Events of the Vietnam War

This is an entire fully resourced scheme of work covering every major event of the Vietnam War. Linked with Edexcel GCSE scheme but could be used for KS3! All lessons come with differentiated outcomes, example answers & mark schemes, most videos and songs are embedded into the P. P. Presentations with a wide ranging selection of activities and resources which will appeal to pupils of all abilities. A fantastic opportunity to help you develop your own scheme of work on this course. You may need the conflict and home and abroad textbook to support parts of some lessons. Most however do not require a textbook. Save over 40% on these lessons combined! free wall display included! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
morlem
Vietnam War Wall Display

Vietnam War Wall Display

A colour coded wall display to help students engage with / understand the complexities and Geography of the Vietnam War. **Included: A3 Map to print off. 16 significant events of the Vietnam War. Each are colour coded: Short term causes Long term causes events of the war Tactics End of the Vietnam War. ** Fantastic for understand GCSE but also KS3 to simplify for younger students. You may require string to link up some of the events to locations. I have included a map but you may wish to purchase your own.
morlem
The Wars of the Roses

The Wars of the Roses

The Wars of the Roses This bundle has been put together to provide KS3 students with a thorough and accessible understanding of how the Wars of the Roses progressed, culminating in Henry’s victory at Bosworth. Lesson 1 - What was the Wars of the Roses? Lesson 2 - Richard III and the Princes in the Tower Lesson 3 - The Battle of Bosworth, 1485
MrTHistory
The Battle of Bosworth, 1485

The Battle of Bosworth, 1485

The Battle of Bosworth, 1485. This lesson has been designed for KS3 students as part of a module on the Wars of the Roses. Contextual information, reading, videos and activities are provided throughout. Thanks.
MrTHistory
What was the Wars of the Roses?

What was the Wars of the Roses?

What was the Wars of the Roses? This lesson has been designed to provide KS3 students with an engaging introduction and overview of what the Wars of the Roses was and how it progressed before culminating in the Battle of Bosworth. Contextual information, reading, videos and activities are provided throughout. Thanks.
MrTHistory
KS3 History, Why were Vietcong tactics so successful?

KS3 History, Why were Vietcong tactics so successful?

KS3 History The Cold War, Superpowers, The Vietnam War Fully resources lesson investigating Vietcong tactics and their success Students look at the who the Vietcong were, guerilla warfare and the range of tactics they used: Booby Traps, The Ho Chi Minh Trail and Tunnels alongside their use of Hit and Run tactics. Includes a visual hexagon activity, 16 MQ judgement paragraph and getting students to create their own booby trap. GCSE focus on causation, significance and 16 MQ Exam question Links perfectly to 9 1 GCSE History, can serve as an excellent base for development at KS4 All lesson activities and resources included. Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome
MrThorntonTeach
KS3 Elizabeth I

KS3 Elizabeth I

Full scheme of work consisting of 9 lessons exploring the reign of Elizabeth I. All lessons fully differentiated and designed to embed skills required for the reformed GCSE’s. Topics in order of teaching are: Who was Elizabeth? Who should marry Elizabeth? Poverty and the poor laws Education Entertainment Mary Queen of Scots - whats the problem? Mary Queen of Scots - plots and execution Armada - causes Armada - events narrative account
ellie_ryl
Elizabethan England: What caused the Spanish Armada? (Skills lesson)

Elizabethan England: What caused the Spanish Armada? (Skills lesson)

This skills lesson is aimed to encouraged independent extended writing - pupils examine the causes of the armada before reading and annotating a WAGOLL that demonstrates how to reach level 7 at KS3. They then create their own piece analysing the reasons Philip launched the Armada. WALT: Explain why Phillip launched the Armada Level 3: identify more than one cause of the Spanish Armada. Level 4: describe each cause in detail. Level 5: Explain why each cause upset Phillip enough for him to launch his Armada. Level 6-7: Evaluate the importance of causes to reach a judgement.
ellie_ryl
The Big Story of British Medicine in WW1 Revision Timeline

The Big Story of British Medicine in WW1 Revision Timeline

GCSE British Medicine Through Time New Specification Grades 9-1 Can be used for AQA, Edexcel, OCR or iGCSE exam boards. Revision activity sheet covering the historic environment ‘Medicine on the British Sector of the Western Front’ from the British Medicine Through Time thematic study. Timeline activity for key dates across the history, focusing on battles, treatment and care in the trenches Covers all the core dates/events from the whole topic. Perfect for an overview of British Medicine Print on A3 for maximum benefit Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome!
MrThorntonTeach
KS3 WW2 bundle

KS3 WW2 bundle

This unit of work has been created to embed and develop skills required at KS4 within KS3 written responses. Skills developed include source work (Interpretations and sources) as well as narrative account, consequences, and PEEL paragraphs. Bundle includes lessons about: D-Day Defeat of France Hitler’s defeat Invasion of Poland Operation Barbarossa Pearl Harbour The Blitz WW2 Dictators
ellie_ryl
Roman Empire

Roman Empire

These great resources look at a range of topics including the Roman Army, Hadrian’s Wall, Roman Roads and Trade in the Empire. I’ve also included some card games as well which make great starters and plenaries. Have fun and follow the History Academy on Facebook or Twitter for the latest updates. Roy
Roy_Huggins
Women's Suffrage: The Fight for the Vote

Women's Suffrage: The Fight for the Vote

Here I have bundled 3 fully resourced lessons on the fight for female suffrage in Britain. Lesson 1 - Society in Britain: Class Structure and Attitudes Towards Women Lesson 2 - The Suffragettes Lesson 3 - How Women Achieved the Vote Thanks for Looking.
MrTHistory
How did Women Achieve the Vote in 1918? (World War One)

How did Women Achieve the Vote in 1918? (World War One)

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: ‘How did Women Achieve the Vote in 1918?’ The lesson is fully resourced and full of activities, information, educational videos and discussion opportunities. Key focuses include the work that women did in WW1 and comparisons between the impact of this and other efforts that had been made, such as the efforts of the Suffragettes.
MrTHistory
KS3 D-Day (WW2)

KS3 D-Day (WW2)

WALT: Explain why the Axis forces were defeated at D-Day. Level 3: Identify hidden messages in US propaganda. Level 4: Describe the key events of the D-Day invasion. Level 5: Explain why Allied tactics lead to success. Level 6: Compare the Allies and German tactics to explain why the Allies won. Pupils analyse a source, follow a carousel to create the battle plan shown as the cover image, then read a source to compare British and German weaponry before creating a newspaper article about the invasion.
ellie_ryl
KS3 Pearl Harbour (WW2)

KS3 Pearl Harbour (WW2)

Full lesson with differentiated activities Pupils will: WALT: Explain the causes and consequences of the attack on Pearl Harbour. Level 3: Identify what Pearl Harbour was and who was involved. Level 4: Describe the causes of tension between America and Japan. Level 5: Explain what happened at Pearl Harbour and how America joining the war might affect the outcome of WW2. Level 6: Analyse a source to explain why it is useful and limited to a historian.
ellie_ryl
WW2 - Dunkirk Newspaper Lesson

WW2 - Dunkirk Newspaper Lesson

This was a lesson I designed for KS3 Year 9 students in 2012 for an upcoming observation. The lesson was graded outstanding for providing different tasks and differentiation methods. Enjoy
BattleAxe1066
IGCSE Edexcel Chapter 4 Land Warfare for Changing Nature of Warfare.

IGCSE Edexcel Chapter 4 Land Warfare for Changing Nature of Warfare.

This is a part of my book, which I will be releasing in the near future. This focuses on Land Battles. With focus on battles of World War 2, the Middle East, and Guerilla Warfare. With the following battles: Invasion of Poland Invasion of the Low countries and France Operation Barbarossa Battle of the Bulge The Six Day War The War of Yom Kippur First Gulf War The Second Gulf War Vietnam war Afghanistan war There is even a section detailing change and continuity.
Alexkerr
Vikings: Battle Modifications with Working Scientifically with littleBits LKS2

Vikings: Battle Modifications with Working Scientifically with littleBits LKS2

Children will look at the history of Viking warfare and weapons during their invasion of the United Kingdom. Children will then design their own defence or weapon modification with littleBits based on Viking design. In the past, I have introduced this lesson dressed as a Monk in a Monastery with the lights off and candles lit. I play audio in the background of Monks singing (link provided) before acting frightened at the arrival of Vikings coming ashore (link provided). This unit is bundled with Working Scientifically objectives for Years 3 and 4. An editable digital links for sharing on Google Classroom and Seesaw available in zip files with download.
erinbrasington
Edexcel IGCSE Changing Nature of Warfare. Chapter 3. Sea Warfare.

Edexcel IGCSE Changing Nature of Warfare. Chapter 3. Sea Warfare.

This is part of a book that I am constructing for the course Changing Nature of Warfare . This is chapter 3, of my book, on changing Nature of Sea Warfare. This should be good enough for students to read and learn about the importance of continuity and change. There are details on methods of warfare changing at Sea from World War 2 to the Falklands: Battle of the Atlantic, Nuclear Submarines, Aircraft Carriers, Battle of the Pacific including, Pearl Harbour, Battle of the Coral Sea and the Battle for Midway The Falklands Conflict Then a summary of change and continuity.
Alexkerr
Holocaust - Nazi Persecution of the Jews

Holocaust - Nazi Persecution of the Jews

This is a lesson I designed for KS3 and KS4 students that are learning about the Holocaust / Nazi GCSE module - persecution of the Jewish race. This presentation can coincide with the documentary - Genocide, which belongs to the History series ‘World at War’
BattleAxe1066
WW2 Turning Points

WW2 Turning Points

This is a lesson I designed for KS3 Year 9 students in 2016. This was observed by a joint panel of my SLT and Ofsted inspectors. The lesson was graded by my SLT to be outstanding. Enjoy
BattleAxe1066
Cold War Berlin Blockade 1948

Cold War Berlin Blockade 1948

This is a lesson that I was observed with in 2016 and was graded Outstanding by my SLT observers. This presentation is designed for KS3 students to understand the Berlin Blockade before learning it at KS4.
BattleAxe1066
IGCSE Ed-Excel History - Germany 1918-45

IGCSE Ed-Excel History - Germany 1918-45

This is a presentation designed to coincide with the IGCSE Ed-Excel Germany 1918-45 module. The presentation consists of 50 slides which covers content that pupils need to know. This could be a valuable revision presentation for pupils and for those that are struggling to read and access the content. This can also help teachers in terms of planning and delivering these lessons at a quicker pace to ensure more time at the end of the course to review their learning for all papers. Presentation slides cover: German Revolution 1918 Weimar Era 1919-1932 Rise of the Nazis and Nazi rule over Germany 1919-1945 Enjoy
BattleAxe1066
GCSE History Cold War 1945-1991

GCSE History Cold War 1945-1991

This presentation is an in-depth overview of the GCSE module Superpower Relations 1945-1991. The presentation consists of 35 A4 pages which covers content that pupils need to know regarding the Cold War. This could be a valuable revision presentation for pupils and for those that are struggling to read and access the content. This can also help teachers in terms of planning and delivering these lessons at a quicker pace to ensure more time at the end of the course to review their learning for all 3 papers. This booklet also includes timelines and glossaries for pupils that are struggling to understand key terms. Words are also colour co-ordinated to symbolise USA and Soviet actions during the Cold War. Enjoy
BattleAxe1066
GCSE Ed-Excel Paper 1 Warfare through Time 1298-2003

GCSE Ed-Excel Paper 1 Warfare through Time 1298-2003

This presentation coincides with the Hodder textbook that was published for the new GCSE 9-1 History Ed-Excel Warfare Through Time. The presentation consists of 100 slides which covers content that pupils need to know and at the end of each chapter there is a mini quiz / chapter review to ensure pupils are learning before moving on to the next chapter. This could be a valuable revision presentation for pupils and for those that are struggling to read and access the content. This can also help teachers in terms of planning and delivering these lessons at a quicker pace to ensure more time at the end of the course to review their learning for all 3 papers. Presentation slides cover: Medieval Chapter 1200-1500 Middle Ages 1500-1700 Warfare and British Society 1700-1900 Modern Warfare 1914-2003 Enjoy
BattleAxe1066
GCSE History Cold War Vietnam Podcasts

GCSE History Cold War Vietnam Podcasts

This is for Teachers / Students that are studying GCSE History Cold War Cuba Missile Crisis. I have done 12 podcasts that are formatted to play on PC and Mobile Phones. I put these files on memory sticks and tell my students to revise from these and exercise. Rather than sitting at a desk reading and writing, they can listen to the short presentations I have done by going for walks / sitting on the bus commuting to school and home / listening before going to sleep etc. Podcasts cover: Vietnam Origins Why USA got involved in Vietnam Was USA ready for the Vietnam war? The problems USA faced in Vietnam Vietcong Tactics USA Tactics My Lai Massacre The Medias role in the war Protests to the war Tet Offensive How the Vietnam war ends The fall of Saigon Enjoy
BattleAxe1066