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What signs of 'greatness' were there in Alexander's early life?

What signs of 'greatness' were there in Alexander's early life?

This lesson gives an introduction to Alexander the Great, his background and early life. It begins with a map of his empire to give students an idea of the scale of his later conquest and leads with a comprehension on the story of his taming of Bucephalus according to Plutarch (adapted so secondary students can understand it). It is then useful to show the scene from Alexander (2004) a link to which is attached and compare the interpretations of the event. Another scene from Alexander the Great (1956) is linked to and a discussion and explanation of the influence of Aristotle on his life can then ensue. Students are then introduced to his character at the beginning of his campaign (Plutarch again!) with the idea being that they need to understand that he was literate and intelligent. Students leave with an understanding that, like his hero Achilles, he died young. A 'challenge' article on his life from the Telegraph (adapted) is also included.
robertsad
LKS2 Year 3/4 Stone Age Knowledge Organiser

LKS2 Year 3/4 Stone Age Knowledge Organiser

Knowledge organiser created for children in LKS2 about the Stone Age. Includes key vocabulary, timeline, information about the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic periods, Stonehenge & cave paintings. Perfect way to learn the key facts in preparation for teaching, to use for planning and for children to take home and learn before / after lessons!
matt_walley
Country Studies Bundle (The Middle East)

Country Studies Bundle (The Middle East)

Let's learn about countries of the Middle East! This bundle includes six country studies with a great variety of activities and exercises about Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Saudi Arabia and Turkey. The materials have informative exercises about the things that these countries are famous for, such as oil reserves, conflicts, Islam, ancient civilizations, and many other things! Crosswords, word searches, puzzles and other kinds of activities are included to make it a fun and interesting class. The answers and answer sheets are included.
willemmacau
Iraq (country study)

Iraq (country study)

Let’s get to know Iraq! This worksheet includes 17 pages with a great variety of activities and exercises about Iraq. The materials have informative exercises about the things that Iraq is famous for, such as Mesopotamia, Babylon, Islam, the Kurds, Saddam Hussein, the Gulf War, and many other things! Crosswords, word searches, puzzles and other kinds of activities are included to make it a fun and interesting class. Overview: Page 1: Iraq in pictures Page 2/3: Brief introduction Page 4: Babylon Page 5/6/7: Islam Page 8: Sunni vs. Shia Page 9/10: The Kurds Page 11: Saddam Hussein Page 12/13: The Gulf War Page 14/15: ISIS Page 16: Oil Reserves Page 17: Reflection You might also like these worksheets: Turkey (country study) Iran (country study) Saudi Arabia (country study) Islam The Middle East Keywords: Iraq, country study, Baghdad, ISIS, ISL, Gulf War, Oil, Saddam Hussein, Islam, Muslim, Sunni, Shia, Gulf War, Babylon, Mesopotamia, Muhammad, Kurds, Kurdistan
willemmacau
Israel (country study)

Israel (country study)

Let’s get to know Israel! This worksheet includes 19 pages with a wide variety of activities and exercises about Israel. The materials have informative exercises about the things that Israel is famous for, such as Abraham, Moses, Judaism, conflicts with the Palestinians, Mossad, the Holocaust, and many other things! Crosswords, word searches, puzzles and other kinds of activities are included to make it a fun and interesting class. Overview: Page 1: Israel in pictures Page 2/3: Brief introduction Page 4-6: History Page 7/8: Judaism Page 9/10: Religious Figures Page 11/12: The Holocaust Page 13/14: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Page 15: Mossad Page 16: Jewish Holidays Page 17/18: Attractions Page 19: Reflection You might also like these worksheets: Iran (country study) Saudi Arabia (country study) Egypt (country study) The Middle East Religions Keywords: Israel, Jew, Jewish, country study, Judaism, Moses, Abraham, Holocaust, star of David, Hebrew, Jerusalem, conflicts, Palestine, Mossad, Shabbat, Western Wall, Dome of the Rock
willemmacau
Humanities Bundle (Ancient Civilizations, Religions and Wonders of the World)

Humanities Bundle (Ancient Civilizations, Religions and Wonders of the World)

This bundle includes three worksheets: Ancient Civilizations Religions Wonders of the World The units include a large variety of fun activities and exercises about various aspects. Lots of informative exercises and fun puzzles (crosswords, word searches, word chops and many others) are included to make it a fun class. The answers and answer sheets are included. You might also like these worksheets: Africa The Middle East China Egypt Greece Christianity Islam Geography Bundle
willemmacau
AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - Medicine Stands Still

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - Medicine Stands Still

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - Medicine Stands Still • Medieval medicine: approaches including natural, supernatural, ideas of Hippocratic and Galenic methods and treatments; the medieval doctor; training, beliefs about cause of illness. • Medical progress: the contribution of Christianity to medical progress and treatment; hospitals; the nature and importance of Islamic medicine and surgery; surgery in medieval times, ideas and techniques. • Public health in the Middle Ages: towns and monasteries; the Black Death in Britain, beliefs about its causes, treatment and prevention.
liam0001
John Arderne, Medieval Surgery and Progress in Medicine in the Middle Ages

John Arderne, Medieval Surgery and Progress in Medicine in the Middle Ages

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - Medicine Stands Still Describe the development of surgical techniques during the Middle Ages. Explain how and why surgical techniques during the Middle Ages either improved or regressed. Lesson Objective: to what did surgery improve during the Middle Ages?
liam0001
The Impact of Religion on Medieval Medicine

The Impact of Religion on Medieval Medicine

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - Medicine Stands Still Describe different ways in which Islam and Christianity both helped and hindered medical progress. Explain how and why Islam and Christianity both helped and hindered medical progress. Lesson Objective: to what extent did Islam and Christianity contribute to medical progress during the Middle Ages?
liam0001
The Medieval Doctor and Medicine in the Middle Ages

The Medieval Doctor and Medicine in the Middle Ages

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - Medicine Stands Still Describe medical beliefs and treatments used in the Middle Ages. Explain the rationale of medical beliefs and treatments used in the Middle Ages. Lesson Objective: to what extent did the Middle Ages influence the development of medicine?
liam0001
Iran (country study)

Iran (country study)

Let’s get to know Iran! This worksheet includes 16 pages with a wide variety of activities and exercises about Iran. The materials have informative exercises about the things that Iran is famous for, such as Ayatollahs, the Iranian Revolution, Islam, the Persian Empire and many other things! Crosswords, word searches, puzzles and other kinds of activities are included to make it a fun and interesting class. Overview: Page 1: Iran in pictures Page 2/3: Introduction Page 4/5: Persian Empire Page 6/7: Zoroastrianism Page 8-10: Islam Page 11: Sunni vs. Shia Page 12: Iranian Revolution Page 13: Ayatollahs Page 14/15: Attractions Page 16: Reflection The answers and an answer sheet are included. You might also like these worksheets: Saudi Arabia Turkey North Korea United States Egypt The Middle East Keywords: Iran, country study, Tehran, Ayatollah Khomeini, Persian Empire, Persepolis, Isfahan, Islam, mosque, Darius the Great, Zoroaster, Zoroastrianism, Shia, Iranian Revolution, Shah, Supreme Leader
willemmacau
Alternative History: Mysteries in Stone

Alternative History: Mysteries in Stone

Take your students on a less trodden path of history with mysteries in stone from Peru, Lebanon, India, Egypt and Bolivia. How our ancestors produced this work is still not fully understood. This presentation includes 17 slides, 45 colour photographs, Questions section and Additional Information & Commentary notes that can be used for discussion and/or further questions.
Alex_Mott