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Presentation + Activities: Battle of Britain - Turning Point in History (Plus personification)

Presentation + Activities: Battle of Britain - Turning Point in History (Plus personification)

A Year 5 or Year 6 history presentation on the Battle of Britain with several tasks suggested as follow-ons/inde tasks. As a bonus, there is an English task at the end. This is an extensively researched slideshow on the Battle of Britain on a PDF. The slideshow includes a choice of follow-on tasks. It contains focussed questions, role play activites, web site addresses for super films, radio clips and other key information eg location of London bomb sites. A full range of WW2 posters is also included. Information on the Blitz is provided to demonstrate how Germany was required to change tactics following the loss of the Battle of Britain and how Britain responded in turn. The Blitz spirit is defined and illustrated by photos for chn to analyse. The pdf ends with a literacy activity - children highlight effective, vivid vocabulary to describe sights, sounds and feelings in a text. Reportage film also uses examples of personification for children to identify. Improve listening skills too! The pfd can be used at the start of a unit on the Battle of Britain and would work well when holding a Theme Day. If you like this resource, please review it. I will then upload units on evacuation, food rationing, clothes rationing, air raids, home and leisure and women in the war. All of these relate to how Britain responded wholesale to the Battle of Britain.
lfschool
Rise of Dictators.

Rise of Dictators.

This resource explains the rise of dictators after World War1 and explains the meaning of totalitarian state. It explains the features of dictators and the reasons why dictators- Hitler, Mussolini, and Stalin rose to power in Europe. The resource explains impact of dictatorial regime in Europe, and its contribution to World War11. The resource explains the origins of World War 11, its impact / consequences. It explains the relationship between the Axis and Allied powers after WW2. Contains class activities and photographs. Prepared for IGCSE students.
geo_pal2000
English Unit Pack - Formal and Informal Letters - World War 2

English Unit Pack - Formal and Informal Letters - World War 2

A Unit Pack of 9 lessons for English, all based around formal and informal letters with links to World War 2. A complete pack containing planning, flipcharts and lesson resources for an English/Literacy topic based around letters. The topic is all based round formal and informal letters and it has strong cross-curricular links to World War 2/History. Within the topic the children will look at the features of formal informal letters and write their own formal and informal letters linked to World War 2. This pack would suitable for lower key stage 2. The pack contains the following: In-depth planning for 9 lessons which outlines the learning objectives, success criteria, main teaching, differentiated activities, plenary, key questions and resource list Flipchart for each lesson Resources and worksheets Activities differentiated three ways
alicepoole1
English Unit Pack - World War 2 / Goodnight Mr Tom - Lower KS2

English Unit Pack - World War 2 / Goodnight Mr Tom - Lower KS2

A Unit Pack of 10 lessons for English, all based around World War 2 and the Film/Text Goodnight Mr Tom A complete pack containing planning, flipcharts and lesson resources for an English/Literacy topic based around Goodnight Mr Tom. The topic is all based round the film Goodnight Mr Tom and has strong cross-curricular links to World War 2/History. Within the topic the children will produce descriptive diary entries, a character profile, a persuasive letter, their own story set in the past and learn about story structure. This pack would suitable for lower key stage 2. The pack contains the following: In-depth planning for 10 lessons which outlines the learning objectives, success criteria, main teaching, differentiated activities, plenary, key questions and resource list Flipchart for each lesson Resources and worksheets
alicepoole1
History Lower KS2 Unit Pack - World War 2 - Resources and Planning

History Lower KS2 Unit Pack - World War 2 - Resources and Planning

A Unit Pack of 5 lessons for History, all based around World War 2. A complete pack containing planning, flipcharts and lesson resources for an History topic based around World War 2. This pack would suitable for lower KS2 and activities are adaptable for different ages. The pack contains the following: In-depth planning for 5 lessons which outlines the learning objectives, success criteria, main teaching, differentiated activities, plenary, key questions and resource list Flipchart for each lesson Differentiated resources and worksheets In this topic the following objectives are covered: Know when World War 2 took place Know the countries that were involved Know the leaders of the countries that were involved in World War 2 Know what happened during evacuation in World War 2 Know what happened during the blitz Understand why cities were mainly bombed Know how people protected themselves from the bombs during the blitz Know what rationing was and why it was needed Understand what happened at the end of the war. Know why the United Nations was set up.
alicepoole1
Art - KS2 - World War 2 Unit Resources and Planning

Art - KS2 - World War 2 Unit Resources and Planning

A Unit Pack of 5 lessons for Art, all based around World War 2 A complete pack containing planning, flipcharts and lesson resources for an Art topic based around World War 2. This pack would suitable for KS2 and activities are adaptable for different ages. The pack contains the following: In-depth planning for 5 lessons which outlines the learning objectives, success criteria, main teaching, differentiated activities, plenary, key questions and resource list Flipchart for each lesson Resouces and worksheets In the topic the children will create their own campaign poster, make an evacuee’s suitcase and create a blitz picture.
alicepoole1
Wartime Reflections in Nay-Upon-Halt - WW2 Themed Activities for Y6 Children

Wartime Reflections in Nay-Upon-Halt - WW2 Themed Activities for Y6 Children

This activity pack is designed for Teachers and Parents with children in the age range of 10-11 years old (Year 6), although with support, the tasks could be completed by younger children. The activities are all based around the fictional village of Nay-Upon-Halt located in the middle of the English countryside. The activities could be used as extension tasks during a WW2 topic in school, or as challenges to be completed during school holidays by parents or teachers. As a way of increasing independence, the Internet could be used by the children to find successful examples of the things they are asked to complete in this activity pack, as well as the history around some of the events mentioned in the tasks. There are two activities highlighted in yellow in the Contents Page. These activities lend themselves well to group work with valuable opportunities to discuss ideas and reasoning. If this pack is to be given by a parent for use at home, or issued by a teacher for homework during school holidays, these activities provide a great opportunity for all the family to get involved and generate interesting discussion.
ryaninthenewsroom
AQA Democracy & Nazism (2O) - Nazi Germany: The Radical State 1933-45

AQA Democracy & Nazism (2O) - Nazi Germany: The Radical State 1933-45

Nazi Germany: The Radical State 1933-45 These lessons have been designed for A-Level students and are of particular relevance for those studying the new AQA A-Level, Paper 2O Lesson 1 - The Radicalisation of the State Lesson 2 - Anti-Semitism Lesson 3 - Anti-Semitic Policies and the Treatment of Jews
MrTHistory
Nazi Germany: The Radical State 1933-45 - Anti-Semitic Policies and the Treatment of Jews

Nazi Germany: The Radical State 1933-45 - Anti-Semitic Policies and the Treatment of Jews

This lesson is titled ‘The Development of Anti-Semitic Policies & The Treatment of Jews in the Early Years of the War’. It is the final lesson (3/3) in a topic titled ‘The Radical State, 1933-1945’. This topic is the second (2/3) in a study of Nazi Germany, 1933-1945 and is of particular relevance to those studying the new AQA A-Level, option 2O. Some of the key focuses include… The Anschluss Kristallnacht Forced Emigration and Impacts on the Jewish Community The Degeneration from Racism to Genocide Racial Policy in Poland and Polish Jews Ghettoisation (Warsaw Ghetto case study) End of topic quiz, essay questions and source analysis question
MrTHistory
Nazi Germany: The Radical State 1933-45 - Anti-Semitism

Nazi Germany: The Radical State 1933-45 - Anti-Semitism

This lesson is titled ‘Anti-Semitism’. It is the second lesson (2/3) in a topic titled ‘The Radical State, 1933-1945’. This topic is the second (2/3) in a study of Nazi Germany, 1933-1945 and is of particular relevance to those studying the new AQA A-Level, option 2O. Some of the key focuses include… The Nazi approaches towards Anti-Semitism Legal Discrimination (Nuremberg Laws etc…) Propaganda and Indoctrination Terror and violence
MrTHistory