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Comedy - Jesters

Comedy - Jesters

Written for a low ability Year 8 group and worked really well. A week's worth of lessons (4), looking at early comedy in the form of courtroom jesters. Associated sheets and resources also included. Activities include 'a day in the life', designing your own jester, and creating a job advertisement.
QTPie
Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

50: Industrial Explosion - Britain inaugurates the Modern Age The article can be purchased through the links at: http://www.britishempire.co.uk/library/bemag.htm Worksheets to support the Article : Industrial Explosion: The age of iron and steam, forerunner of modern industrial society, hit Britain with the force of an explosion, transforming her way of life almost overnight and making her the wealthiest, most powerful nation in the world
awithey
Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

11: The World Revealed: Captain James Cook puts Australasia on the Map The article can be purchased through the links at: http://www.britishempire.co.uk/library/bemag.htm Worksheets to support the Article : The World Revealed: The 18th Century's scant knowledge of the Pacific, Captain James Cook's first two voyages into this unknown region and his charting of Australia and New Zealand.
awithey
Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

17: Revolt Against Slavery The article can be purchased through the links at: http://www.britishempire.co.uk/library/bemag.htm Worksheets to support the Articles : Revolt against Slavery: The slow dawn of anti-slavery sentiment in Britain and Granville Sharp's fight for negro rights under the law. A gruelling Campaign: The long struggle, headed by William Wilberforce, that in 1807 - after 18 years of angry debate - led t the end of the slave-trade in the Empire. Breaking the Bonds: The rising tide of public opinion finally forces through the measure which outlawed slavery throughout the Empire.
awithey
Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

28: The Business of Empire - British Trade Spans the Seas The article can be purchased through the links at: http://www.britishempire.co.uk/library/bemag.htm Worksheets to support the Article : The Business of Empire: The enormous opportunity for world trade offered by Britain's command of the seas during the Napoleonic Wars, and how shrewd men developed trading skills.
awithey
Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

7: The Conquest of Canada - Quebec: End of the French Dream http://www.britishempire.co.uk/library/bemag.htm The article can be purchased through the links at: Worksheets to support the Articles : The Growing Pains of a Young Country: The American Settlers were becoming more testy as the removal of the French threat made them more willing to test their relationship with Britain. A Painful Loosening of Old Bonds: The Durham Report gives a surprising amount of autonomy to the Canadian Colony.
awithey
Loyalists and Patriots Word Wall Cards

Loyalists and Patriots Word Wall Cards

These word wall cards are a great way for students to improve their knowledge of the different loyalists and patriots during the American Revolution. This product contains 8 cards with definitions and images for each term: ♦ Benjamin Franklin ♦ Joseph Brant ♦ Patrick Henry ♦ Samuel Adams ♦ Sir John Johnson ♦ Thomas Hutchinson ♦ Thomas Jefferson ♦ William Franklin
ScienceSpot
Christmas Carol Context X2 Lessons and Worksheets

Christmas Carol Context X2 Lessons and Worksheets

LO: Students will be able to show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written. Students learn about the Victorian period and Victorian London. They learn about the differences between being poor and rich in London at this time. They compare the differences.
aliceboyd1995