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Inauguration Day! A History(Webquest)

Inauguration Day! A History(Webquest)

What is this event in the USA called an “Inauguration”? Taking the oath of office, a big parade and evening balls, Inauguration Day is a very busy day for the incoming President! There are 10 web questions, a Did You Know? section, comprehension questions and extension activities. This resource would be a great activity for around Inauguration Day to learn all about the history and festivities surrounding our country’s inauguration procedures. It could be used as a Friday activity or when you are studying US Government and for Presidents’ Weekend.
gailhennessey
Mary Todd Lincoln

Mary Todd Lincoln

Teaching American History and want to introduce your students to First Ladies of the United States? Try this fun and information play based on the Mark Goodson Production To Tell the Truth Game Show on Mary Todd Lincoln. To Tell the Truth was a popular television show which has returned with host Anthony Anderson(of Blackish). Three guests all claim to be the real guest being interviewed by a panel. The real guest must tell the truth where the other impostors do not have to do so. Kids must be “truth detectives” to determine just who is the REAL Mary Todd Lincoln. Students in grades 4 and up will have fun acting out their parts and learning some interesting facts about First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln. Discussion questions,comprehension questions and activities are also included.
gailhennessey
Edith Wilson: First Lady

Edith Wilson: First Lady

Check out this fun/informative Reader’s Theater Script on First Lady Edith Wilson. When her husband became ill, some say Edith did many of the responsibilities of the Presidency. Called the Acting First Man, Secret President and Presidentress of the United States, learn about this first lady with this Reader’s Theaters Script. The play uses the format of To Tell the Truth, a popular television show which has returned with host Anthony Anderson(of Blackish). Three guests all claim to be the real guest being interviewed by a panel. The real guest must tell the truth where the other impostors do not have to do so. Kids must be “truth detectives” to determine just who is the REAL Edith Wilson.
gailhennessey
Nuclear Energy - Reading Comprehension Texts / Handouts (SAVE 50%)

Nuclear Energy - Reading Comprehension Texts / Handouts (SAVE 50%)

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore nuclear energy, nuclear accidents and the effects they can have on human health. After carefully reading each informational text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, definitions matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. Full answer keys are included. Some of these handouts can be used in combination with a corresponding #GoogleExpeditions virtual trip.
MariaPht
Streseman (1 hour lesson) GCSE

Streseman (1 hour lesson) GCSE

Lesson re-capping the role of Streseman suitable for a one hour lesson. GCSE Edexcel 9-1 Weimar Germany course. Includes exam practice questions focussing on sources. Whole lesson plus resources.
katylou1
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
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
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
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
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
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
20 History Quotation Posters for Display and Stimulus

20 History Quotation Posters for Display and Stimulus

20 posters based on famous historical quotations. They are ideal for display or for use as a discussion point. Posters such as these can reinforce the significance of HIstory, making them useful for parents evenings and displays at school events. Many quotes about History are worthy of discussion. They often relate to the uses and misuses of the past, making them ideal prompts for discussion in tutor sessions and citizenship sessions. See my other resources for additional quotation posters and resources. They can be changed weekly to provide variety or to match up with specific areas that are being taught.
dmoorhouse
GCSE History Weimar and Nazi Germany Knowledge Tests

GCSE History Weimar and Nazi Germany Knowledge Tests

Knowledge tests for the GCSE History Paper 3 Weimar and Nazi Germany unit. There is a 50 question test on each of the four topic areas and a powerpoint with the answers included. Useful for checking students knowledge and understanding as you progress through the unit.
DanielWillcocks
LAND RIGHTS ISSUES FOR THE MARRA ABORIGINAL PEOPLE

LAND RIGHTS ISSUES FOR THE MARRA ABORIGINAL PEOPLE

This unit has a focus on the Land Rights of the Marra Aboriginal people. After deliberations lasting almost two decades the Government of the Northern Territory Proclaimed the Limmen National Park and the adjacent Limmen Bight Marine Park. Interested parties were invited to have an input on what the Parks would allow and disallow. As traditional occupiers of the designated region the Marra people were keen to have an input. This interest heightened when the mining operation within the Park boundaries indicated a projected development in the form of a pipeline that would carry iron ore sludge from the mine across traditional Marra land; across the shallow waters of the Limmen Bight and onto Maria Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Maria Island was of particular interest to the Marra people. Consequently the Marra Aboriginal people prepared and forwarded Petition to the Northern Territory outlining their objections to the proposed pipeline. This unit is about what happened. It is about land rights of the Marra who, through generations, had been impacted by European presnce on the lands they regarded as their traditional lands. Students can gain some insight into the Marra respect for land and the need to protect its resources. The Petition is provided for screen use and is also contained in the attachments. Tke your students into the remote region of the Limmen National Park and the shallows seas of the Limmen Bight Marine Park. Have them consider the thinking behind the final Proclamation of the Parks which are shown in the map. There are other units on this area if you wish to broaden the study.
KPolkinghorne
Hellfire. A Soldier's Story

Hellfire. A Soldier's Story

Video and worksheet on the YouTube video, Hellfire. A Soldier’s Story. This video examines the construction of the infamous Hellfire Pass on the Thailand-Burma Railway and the establishment of a memorial facility and walking trail in the mid-1980s. Of particular note is a brief interview with Kevin Flanagan, father of Richard Flanagan, author of The Narrow Road to the Deep North.
WayneWoods