Great Fire of London - 11 week unit

Great Fire of London - 11 week unit

This is an 11 lesson unit of work on the Great Fire of London. There is a medium term plan and slides for every lesson and each lesson is focused on answering a question. I designed this for Year 2 but it could be adapted for older years if needed. These are the questions covered in the unit: L1: When did the Great Fire of London happen? L2: What was life in 17th century London like? L3: How did the fire start? L4: Why did the fire spread so quickly? L5: How do we know about the Great Fire now? L6: How did the rest of Britain learn about the Great Fire in 1666? L7: Who was Samuel Pepys? L8: What did Samuel Pepys see? L9: How did the Great Fire end? L10: What could have been done to end the fire sooner? L11: What happened after the Great Fire? I had originally planned to create a 12th lesson entitled “L12: What impact did the Great Fire have on modern-day London?” but I ran out of time to teach that lesson in the term.
shadowkitten
July Bargain for First Time Customers

July Bargain for First Time Customers

First time customer? Use the TES Code SUPERFLYJULY to get this bundle of my best selling resources before the end of July. It includes resources for KS3 and GCSE. Activity types range from roleplay and simulation type exercises that take a lot of planning through to activities that break down sources and aid students when analysing them. There’s also some award winning video clips in here. Featured on the BBC, they are intended to act as short but engaging stimulus materials. The first time buyers use SUPERFLYJULY. Existing buyers, it’s a very big discount I’m putting on these so save yourself some planning!
dmoorhouse
The Hindenburg Disaster

The Hindenburg Disaster

The Hindenburg Disaster Informative PP - that can also be used as a You Say We Pay/Taboo style quiz. 30 slides
sfy773
The USA and the League of Nations

The USA and the League of Nations

This League of Nations bundle includes activities, worksheets, graphic organizers and cartoon analysis exercises for IGCSE, GCSE and IB History. The content is editable and includes instructions and mark schemes for teachers.
susanavaz
Egypt Assembly Scipt

Egypt Assembly Scipt

This resource includes the script and 2 powerpoints for an assembly. Was originally for a year 5 class but can be adapted for any ks2 class. The first powerpoint includes opportunities to add photos of your own class and some cross curricular lessons, such as mummifying apples in Science and Egyptian movement in PE. The second powerpoint is a an ‘Egyptian’ version of Who Wants to be a millionaire. My school LOVED this assembly. Enjoy :)
frazert2
Mormonism : Introduction to Mormonism

Mormonism : Introduction to Mormonism

1 hour, fully resourced lesson which provides an overview and introduction to Mormonism , The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, as an alternative religious movement. It compares the validity of Mormon beliefs to non-Mormon Christian ones and investigates the story of Joseph Smith, the founder. It examines Mormonism today and criticisms as well as the Church in the words of believers. The lesson has been left editable and is filled with engaging, well differentiated and fun activities. It is useful for RE or History, or could be used as a standalone lesson as something different for a drop-down-day. As with all our lessons, you don’t need any prior knowledge as all the information is included - you can just pick up and teach it. The pack includes a 1 hour long PowerPoint, differentiated challenge activities, worksheets, clips and literacy focus tasks. These resources have been designed to be engaging, detailed and easy to follow. You can find many more inexpensive and free PSHE, Citizenship and RE resources at my shop: MORE RE RESOURCES
EC_Resources
Label and design a castle sheets

Label and design a castle sheets

LI - I can label a Medieval castle LI - I can design a including features of a Medieval castle I will be using these sheets during my Towers, Tunnels and Turrets topic in Year 2. Children will learn about the features of castles and their uses. They will then design and make their own castles including a moving part (drawbridge or portcullis).
blkbeauty26
The Tudors: Elizabethan Theatre and the Globe

The Tudors: Elizabethan Theatre and the Globe

The aims of this lesson are for students to recognise how theatres changed under Elizabeth from their early days as travelling performers with a poor reputation playing in pubs and fields to purpose built theatres such as the Globe paid for by wealthy Patrons such as the Earl of Leicester. Students know through their links to their English lessons quite a lot already about Shakespeare and this lesson taps into their knowledge and builds upon it with a thinking quilt to examine how the theatre developed. Furthermore there is a focus on Shakespeare’s plays and inspiration as well as an analysis of the Globe theatre. There is some excellent video footage to complement the learning tasks. This lesson is suited to both Key Stages 3 and 4. An exam question for GCSE practice (differentiated) on the significance of the Elizabethan theatre sets up the students for later learning and skills. The lesson finishes with an odd one out task which will revisit the aims of the lesson and how Tudor theatres still have an impact today. The resource comes in PDF and PowerPoint formats if there is a wish to adapt and change. I have also included suggested teaching strategies and differentiated resources to deliver the lesson. If you like this resource, please visit my shop where I have created further resources on the Tudors: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory Please review this resource and receive a free Tudor key word literacy display worth £3 which can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/tudor-key-word-history-display-11653246
PilgrimHistory
NINE-USA CITIES

NINE-USA CITIES

This presentation can be used for children between the ages of 9 and sixteen. There are fifty five slides and thirty nine pages of additional resource materials. I have selected the following cities because of their contrasting site, situation and geographical locations. They are: Boston, New York, Washington DC, Chicago, Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco and New Orleans. This selection of cities offers extended studies in both Physical and Human Geography. Included in the slide notes and the resource file are suggested work challenges involving on line work, historical links, geographical writing skills, discussions and other map drawing exercises. The presentation can be targeted at nine and ten year old students but it will be necessary to use the shortened version of the script. Children between the age of eleven and fourteen should be able to cope well with most of the challenges. Key Stage 4 (fourteen to sixteen years) students involved in examinations will be able to link this resource with a large range of the exam topics. Some examples include: Boston and New York - Settlements, site, situation and geographical location. New Orleans - Flooding, Mississippi Drainage Basin, River features including deltas. Detroit - Industrial and population change. Chicago and Detroit - Location, Waterways and Trade, Glaciation and the Great Lakes. Los Angeles and San Francisco - Environmental Hazards and Tourism. Las Vegas - Desert environment, Water resources and the Entertainment Industry. Washington DC - Capital City, history, location, population, government and tourism. There are several IT challenges on offer that involve constructing a quiz word grid, following the course of the River Colorado by using on line maps, developing knowledge of site, situation and geographical location with a starting point in Downtown Chicago. The whole project is aimed at developing a wide range of geographical knowledge along with IT skills and the opportunity to improve writing techniques in preparation for higher level studies. I personally would use this resource for Year 9 groups in preparation for Key Stage 4 Geography. The History content makes it just that little bit more interesting.
IanPCostaDelSol
The Archaeology of Ancient Greece

The Archaeology of Ancient Greece

Introduction to the project and teaching resources Within this folder you will find a series of documents about Ancient Greece with a focus on daily life and houses. All of these materials are designed for cross-curricula teaching and cover the English, History, Maths, Science, Geography, and Art subjects of the National Curriculum. Please do not feel that you have to use all of these files and the associated activities, as they may not all be appropriate for your teaching or timetable. The materials include both background information to the subjects covered, and actual teaching materials, including various activities. These resources were conceived together with the intention of providing teachers with all of the information they would need to teach a topic on daily life in Ancient Greece. Thus some of the activities will require you, as the teacher, to have engaged with all of the background materials within your planning, even if you do not use them directly in your lessons. For example, presentation 20, which provides information and activities for the Science curriculum on Vision and Light, requires you to have read about Greek houses and the family, which is found in presentations 05, 07-10 and 14. All of the teaching activities have been designed to support the students’ core knowledge and skills as outlined in the National Curriculum. For example, presentation 01 covers the topic of archaeology as a discipline, including what Classical archaeologists study, and where they undertake their excavations. Within this presentation (01) there are two specific activities on slides 3-6. The Kmz* file (02) (for use in Google Earth), and Presentations 03 and 04, extend this topic into Maths and Geography activities that can be done both in and outside the classroom. These activities may be followed by presentation 05, which focuses on the settlement (Olynthus) that provides the basis of many of the other presentations about specific issues regarding houses, daily life and the family in Ancient Greece. Presentation 06 is a LEGO Education activity that is linked to presentations 01 and 05, and develops students’ work in the English, Art and Design subjects of the National Curriculum.
Grand_Designs
USA 1920-1973: Inequality & Opportunity Wall Display Timeline

USA 1920-1973: Inequality & Opportunity Wall Display Timeline

This resource is designed to be printed off and arranged in a timeline fashion on the class room wall. It is designed to be useful as a teaching aid from a distance and promote an understanding of the chronology of the AQA Unit: USA 1920-73: Inequality and Opportunity. It is also designed to be useful close up as a revision aid with some skeleton information included on each part. The idea is that students will find it easier to recall events from having interacted with this display each lesson. There are over 30 colour sections to this timeline so there is plenty to display.
robertsad
KS3 - 20th Century Overview

KS3 - 20th Century Overview

This is a worksheet for an overview for KS3 students studying the 20th century. It includes practice source questions modeled in the same way as the Edexcel GCSE papers and general overview tasks. This worksheet is for independent/enrichment/extension activity. It can be fully edited and differentiated for different abilities. The document is written in Word, is in A4 and is 6 pages long.
callum2310
Creation and legacy of the NHS bundle

Creation and legacy of the NHS bundle

Lesson and resources on NHS creation, and legacy. Delivered as part of Edexcel Medicine unit at GCSE but could be adapted to other yeargroups and courses. The materials include a historical reading activity.
TommyDanger
Alexander I Revision Notes

Alexander I Revision Notes

Revision notes for Alexander. Includes timeline of all key dates, including the significance of what happened and why it happened, and two essay plans based on the topic. Covers domestic and foreign policy, including economic and education reform, Alexander’s religious transformation and the implementation of the Congress System.
ryanfwilliams1
Napoleon Domestic and Foreign Policy Revision

Napoleon Domestic and Foreign Policy Revision

Revision notes for Napoleon I domestic and foreign policy. Includes timeline of all key dates, including the significance of what happened and why it happened, and two essay plans based on the topic. Domestic policy covers reforms to religion, education and the economy. Foreign policy covers the Iberian and Russian Campaign, as well as the Continental System and the War at Sea.
ryanfwilliams1
What were the dangers faced during D-Day?

What were the dangers faced during D-Day?

The two objectives of this lessons are to emphasise the extreme dangers involved in the D-Day landings but also to introduce KS3 students to the new type of source utility questions at KS4 (focus on Edexcel “How useful is… for an enquiry into…” but can also work more generically for source evaluation in general). The starter is a WW2 prior knowledge quiz which reveals panels of a mystery image for students to guess. This quiz may need to be adapted depending upon students’ prior knowledge but the questions are quite standard causes/events of WW2. Students then use a fantastic 3 minute video to answer who, what, why, where when? questions about the event. To gain the necessary contextual knowledge to effectively evaluate the sources, they read a passage an highlight “Dangers faced by soldiers”. There is then an introduction to a source evaluation technique we call COP (content, own knowledge and provenance). Students evaluate the usefulness of a first-hand account of a landing on Omaha. They then write up their evaluation using a writing frame if required (SEN support). As an extension, students can try to apply the COP technique to a completely fresh photograph source. Alternatively, this extension activity makes a good homework. In the plenary, students hear some extracts from a high-level answer and have to idenify them as either content, own knowledge or provenance.
katherinelroe
French Revolution 1789-99 Revision Notes

French Revolution 1789-99 Revision Notes

Revision notes for French Revolution 1789-99. Includes timeline of all key dates, including the significance of what happened and why it happened, and three essay plans based on the topic. Covers areas including the Constitutional Monarchy, the Convention and the implementation of the Terror. Discusses the impact of the Terror, the fall of Robespierre and the failures of the Directory.
ryanfwilliams1
What was life like during the plague (17c)?

What was life like during the plague (17c)?

The lessons starts by testing the students’ prior knowledge of the plague from general knowledge or previous work on the Black Death. They then link the “Ring a Ring o’ Roses” nursery rhyme to the plague. After going through some key knowledge, students label a diagram of a plague doctor and consider which parts of his costume might actually have protected him. They then answer some comprehension questions on Samuel Pepy’s diary extracts to gain a sense of life at the time. The main activity is to create a public information poster to help citizens of London stay safe using only the knowledge available at the time. For the plenary, students consider how this poster would be different if they could have used modern-day knowledge.
katherinelroe
GCSE History AQA: Germany 1890-1945 - Kaiser Wilhelm II

GCSE History AQA: Germany 1890-1945 - Kaiser Wilhelm II

Lesson follows from the introduction to Germany by going over how Germany was run (recap works as its own exercise if you haven’t got my introduction lesson!) Class then see a short comparison of Germany under Wilhelm I before being introduced to his son, Wilhelm II. There is some source work to introduce the character of Wilhelm II, using the attached sheet before pupils have a look at an exam-style question for the first time on this topic (included in PPT). Lesson is presented in an easy-to-use style and Powerpoint is self-explanatory. Worksheet with Kaiser sources is attached. References and questions relate to new Oxford Germany 1890-1945 GCSE textbook.
Bigfoz
World Against Child Labour Day

World Against Child Labour Day

An assembly SMARTBoard for World Against Child Labour Day. The video links are really good for helping the children understand Victorian children’s working experience.
tcb89
GCSE History AQA: Germany 1890-1945 - Intro to Germany

GCSE History AQA: Germany 1890-1945 - Intro to Germany

Lesson introduces the pupils to the new topic of Germany, focussing on the creation of the new German state and introducing the key terms of Kaiser, militarism, Reichstag etc. Pupils are also introduced to the constitutional problems involved with the new Germany, problems which will become more apparent when Wilhelm II becomes Kaiser. Lesson is presented in an easy-to-use style and Powerpoint is self-explanatory. References and questions relate to new Oxford Germany 1890-1945 GCSE textbook.
Bigfoz
The Space Race - KS3 lesson

The Space Race - KS3 lesson

A fun and engaging lesson that is ideal for KS3 students. This lesson allows students to develop their knowledge and understanding of the following why the space race happened the achievements of both the USA and the USSR Students can form their judgement on who won the space race and produce a creative piece of work which is great for display. This is also the opportunity for students to analyse some historical sources as part of this lesson.
Brooksy1992
The Suffragettes - KS3 lesson

The Suffragettes - KS3 lesson

Ideal as a stand alone lesson on the Suffragettes. The lesson allows students to develop knowledge and understanding of the following methods used by the suffragettes examination style question importance of WW1 in helping women get the vote. **information needed from the technology and identities KS3 textbook for this lesson, also starter requires a scene from the film ‘Suffragette’
Brooksy1992
KS3 Titanic lesson

KS3 Titanic lesson

An engaging stand alone lesson for KS3 students. Students will develop their knowledge and understanding of the following: when and why the Titanic sunk who the casualties were and what this suggests about attitudes in 1912. who was to blame for the sinking of the Titanic. Powerpoint and a worksheet included. However information would be needed from the technology and identity KS3 textbook.
Brooksy1992
Health and the People - AQA - Medieval medicine - The Black Death

Health and the People - AQA - Medieval medicine - The Black Death

An ideal lesson for GCSE students studying the Health and the People topic for the AQA specification. This is an engaging lesson which develops students knowledge and understanding of the following aspects of the Black Death: Key facts What people thought caused the outbreak Methods used to prevent the Black Death Methods used to treat the Black Death Consequences/impacts of the Black Death The lesson includes strategies to check the progress of students as well as an opportunity for students to apply their learning. ** A scene from Horrible Histories has been included in this lesson**
Brooksy1992
Health and the People - AQA - Medieval medicine - Public Health lesson

Health and the People - AQA - Medieval medicine - Public Health lesson

Ideal for GCSE students studying the Health and the People AQA specification. This engaging lesson allows students to develop their knowledge and understanding of public health during the Middle Ages. The lesson includes an enquiry question which is ‘was public health really poor in the Middle Ages?’ To form a judgement on this, students will cover the following: public health in towns conditions in monasteries why were conditions better in the monasteries? There are a range of strategies to check the progress of students included in the lessons including hinge questions and allowing students to vote on their feet. ** This lesson does require a scene from Horrible Histories and uses ClassPops to check students progress**
Brooksy1992