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WW1: War in the Air | British Experience of Warfare

WW1: War in the Air | British Experience of Warfare

This four page word document covers everything on the specification for British Experience of Warfare (Edexcel History A Level) for the War in the Air in WW1. This includes: The impact of aerial reconnaissance: photographic, observation and communication. The development of the Royal Flying Corps as a fighting force; the importance of technology in the development of air combat; the importance of air power in achieving victory in 1918. The impact on public opinion, propaganda and defence systems of Zeppelin and Gotha bombing of undefended British towns. This document can also be used in conjunction with any other specification that studies the the War in the Air in depth
onderk
Second Boer War Notes | British Experience of Warfare

Second Boer War Notes | British Experience of Warfare

This four page word document covers everything on the specification for British Experience of Warfare (Edexcel History A Level) for the Second Boer War. This includes: Facing the Boers in southern Africa: the nature of Britisharmy; the significance of the sieges of Mafeking, Kimberley and Ladysmith and the impact of Black Week. The importance of the roles of Field Marshalls Roberts and Kitchener, and General Sir Redvers Buller in achieving victory. Changing attitudes of the public in Britain to the conflict, including the impact of the reportage of Winston Churchill and the work of Emily Hobhouse. This document can also be used in conjunction with any other specification that studies the Second Boer War in depth
onderk
Crimean War | British Experience of Warfare

Crimean War | British Experience of Warfare

This five page word document covers everything on the specification for British Experience of Warfare (Edexcel History A Level) This includes: Facing the Russian threat in the Crimea: the impact of the battles of Alma and Balaclava and the siege of Sebastopol; the role of Lord Raglan. The problems of medical care; the work of Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole in the Crimea. Changing attitudes of the public in Britain to the conduct of the war, including the impact of the photography of Roger Fenton and the reportage of William Russell. This document can also be used in conjunction with any other specification that studies the Crimean War in depth
onderk
GCSE History Revision Games

GCSE History Revision Games

This is a variety of revision games for history covering topics included in the GCSE exam. This can be a fun way for students to revise before the exam. All instructions are included.
14bensona
Various Junior Certificate History PowerPoints

Various Junior Certificate History PowerPoints

Four PowerPoints: Antisemitism & The Holocaust The Causes of the French Revolution The Industrial & Social Revolution The Plantations in Ireland Handy for students to have as notes for reference and revision. Can also be used for introducing and working through topics.
badbuzz88
The Causes of The French Revolution

The Causes of The French Revolution

Quick and handy notes used to introduce the causes of the French Revolution to a Junior Certificate (Irish curriculum) History group. Could also be adapted for use with KS3 History etc.
badbuzz88
Antisemitism & The Holocaust - Junior Certificate/KS3 History

Antisemitism & The Holocaust - Junior Certificate/KS3 History

A comprehensive, fact-based timeline of events from the beginning of the persecution of the Jewish people up to the ‘Final Solution’. This PowerPoint carries all necessary information for study of the topic. Deisnged to supplement a good textbook and various active resources. THESE ARE STUDY NOTES ONLY - activities are not included on the slides.
badbuzz88
The Plantations in Ireland - Junior Certificate History

The Plantations in Ireland - Junior Certificate History

This is a comprehensive PowerPoint presentation that covers the entire unit from the Laois-Offaly Plantation all the way to Cromwell in Ireland. All notes can be copied into students’ notebooks for later reference Notes are designed to specifically fit in with the Discovering History textbook (Patsy McCaughey) but can be used to guide the study of a unit using any text relevant to this area of the curriculum. Also included is a short Plantations themed crossword with key terms (answers attached for teacher reference).
badbuzz88
Card Sort Source Analysis - Was Robespierre a hero or villain?

Card Sort Source Analysis - Was Robespierre a hero or villain?

This innovative and creative activity has been carefully designed to help students assess the role played by the revolutionary leader Robespierre during the period known as the Reign of Terror in the French Revolution. This activity involves giving students ten primary sources and four secondary sources written by historians and sorting them under the headings of hero or villain. Once this has been complete, students can then have a go at answering the question: How far was Robespierre a hero who saved the revolution or a villain who betrayed his own values to take control of France?’ I would recommend that this resource should be used with either a core or advanced group as there is a lot of reading, which would be too much for a foundation group with low literacy skills. If you are looking for something a little easier, I have made a another simpler card sort which just looks at the facts. This can be bought separately. This resource makes a great starter or plenary to completed in pairs or groups. It can be cut up the students or placed into envelopes for use with several classes or even set as a piece of homework. Alternatively, your students could draw a table with the two headings ‘hero’ or ‘villain’ and list the sources under them. The aims and objectives are: Theme: The reign of Terror Know: What sort of man was Robespierre? Understand: Why are historical events interpreted in different ways? Evaluate: Was Robespierre a hero who saved the revolution or a villain who betrayed his own values to take control of France? WILF - What Am I Looking For? Identify and describe: Which sources support / disagree with Robespierre being a ‘hero’ or ‘villian’? Explain: Why were Robespierre’s actions controversial? Analyse: Was Robespierre a hero who saved the revolution or a villain who betrayed his own values to take control of France? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop, where many have been bundled together to provide you with further savings. You can also follow ‘The History Academy’ on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
Roy_Huggins
History of Monarchy

History of Monarchy

An hour long fully resourced and well differentiated lesson all about the history of the British Monarchy, how it eventually became a constitutional one, how this happened and the key events along the way. Used as a high ability year 8 lesson but easily edited to suit any group. All activities have three challenge levels of tasks. The pack includes a Powerpoint, clips, worksheets and a timeline of monarchy and British government through the ages, which could be used as a display or part of a chronology activity.
History_Geek
Queen Elizabeth: Rainbow Portrait: Image of an Age.

Queen Elizabeth: Rainbow Portrait: Image of an Age.

This resource is a complete lesson on Queen Elizabeth. It uses the potrait of Queen Elizabeth to explain the different opinion of people on the reign of the queen.It uses sources to interpret the image of the queen. It contains different potraits and sources. It can be used as activity work sheet.Prepared for History KS3.
geo_pal2000
Modern British Monarchs Quiz - History/Tutor Time Activity - Wolsey Academy

Modern British Monarchs Quiz - History/Tutor Time Activity - Wolsey Academy

Get your day off to a great start with a settled tutor session or a fun class reward activity. Also included is a bonus literacy question and an extension task that sees the pupils’ write a paragraph on the topic! Ideal for quick History lesson recaps as well. 11 Monarchs - starting with Elizabeth II and working backwards to George I. Hope it helps. Part of a range of tutor activities found at www.wolseyacademy.com Have you tried one of Wolsey Academy’s Learning Worlds yet? Our Learning Worlds make for engaging homework and class tasks. Pupils take on the role of a protagonist and relive key historical or fictional events. From 1066 to the modern day. From Shakespeare to Orwell. We’re making Learning Worlds to cover them all - and plenty more besides. Told in a format pupils love they complete the tasks at home and come to class equipped with a completed taskbook – ready to delve deeper into the analysis and debate. Contact us at: www.wolseyacademy.com thomas@wolseyacademy.com @wolseyacademy
WolseyAcademy
Britain in 1901

Britain in 1901

This lesson is based on the Technology, War and Independence KS3 textbooks. The lesson includes a range of activities including creating an information leaflet. The PPT also contains success criteria to help guide the students and differentiation (red=least challenging up to green=most challenging). I have also included a differentiated version of the textbook information and an additional info sheet for the more able. Please feel free to ask any questions :)
Dani0704
Shakespeare starter tasks for every subject!

Shakespeare starter tasks for every subject!

I’ve designed this for the whole school, specifically to celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday. There are some video links for students to watch but there should be a link to each subject (apart from ICT - apologies) The idea is that students are made aware of the idea that Shakespeare is applicable to every subject and not just English. There are also form time activities for students to complete with tutors.
shakeycsuk
Class Play based on the Victorians

Class Play based on the Victorians

I wrote this to end our Victorian Topic. It takes about 15 minutes to perform and the parts can easily be reduced/combined or expanded/split to fit any class - currently 27. We performed in front of parents and the rest of the school. The play touches on farming, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Florance Nightingale and Doctor Barnardo as well as the poverty of the era. The 3 compères sat together at the side of the stage. The rest of the children all sat on stage on PE benches, and simply stood up to say their bit. Some of the parts needed children to act together. We only sang the first verse and chorus of Food Glorious Food. Two children started it off as solos. I used YouTube for the words and music, but it sounded better unaccompanied on the day, sounded great! All the children were in simple costumes. You may want to make reference to something to show the scale of the Crystal Palace, as our pub and church won’t be known to your audience! Our exhibition was work from and artifacts we made as a class.
chrisbk816
The Scramble for Africa

The Scramble for Africa

Whole lesson, including printable resources on the topic of the British Empire. I’ve uploaded each lesson separately and I have also uploaded a bundle, including SoW, 6 lessons, assessment and instructions for student project task. Please visit shop to view.
elemmacmac
A land down under

A land down under

Whole lesson, including printable resources on the topic of the British Empire. I’ve uploaded each lesson separately and I have also uploaded a bundle, including SoW, 6 lessons, assessment and instructions for student project task. Please visit shop to view.
elemmacmac
What was the British Empire

What was the British Empire

Whole lesson, including printable resources on the topic of the British Empire. I’ve uploaded each lesson separately and I have also uploaded a bundle, including SoW, 6 lessons, assessment and instructions for student project task. Please visit shop to view.
elemmacmac
British Rulers Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover History Monarchs

British Rulers Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover History Monarchs

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘British Rulers’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
US Presidents Trumps Game - Learn about the US Presidents with our fun and exciting game!

US Presidents Trumps Game - Learn about the US Presidents with our fun and exciting game!

Learn all about the Presidents of the United States with our fun and relaxing game for students of all ages! The latest in our range of beautifully designed and made trumps games, our US Presidents game enables students to learn about each of the 45 US Presidents (as of April 2018), finding out about their various ages and time as President, historical ranking and public approval ratings, and also how many votes they won when elected. Learning through play, your students will be able to not only learn who were the oldest and youngest presidents, but they will also be able to look for relationships between public popularity and historical ranking, as well as being introduced other aspects of the rich history of the USA. This resource includes: Our full color, 49 card .pdf full size gamecards for the US Presidents Trumps Game. This enables you to print out BACK-TO-BACK the game cards, rules and teaching suggestions directly (for use straight away) or to save them directly to your computer. Our full color, 17 card .pdf 3x3 size gamecards for the US Presidents Trumps Game. This enables you to print out SINGLE SIDED the game cards, rules and teaching suggestions directly (for use straight away) or to save them directly to your computer. Our full color, 2 page .pdf Rules of the Game and Things to Consider while playing suggestions sheets for the US Presidents Trumps Game. These can be printed out and distributed to the players to use or displayed on an interactive board or screen for whole class or other usage. Remember it is always better to SHARE, LIKE and REVIEW our resources! Have Fun!!
mwmonk
US Presidents Trumps Game - Learn about the US Presidents with our fun and exciting game!

US Presidents Trumps Game - Learn about the US Presidents with our fun and exciting game!

Learn all about the Presidents of the United States with our fun and relaxing game for students of all ages! The latest in our range of beautifully designed and made trumps games, our US Presidents game enables students to learn about each of the 45 US Presidents (as of April 2018), finding out about their various ages and time as President, historical ranking and public approval ratings, and also how many votes they won when elected. Learning through play, your students will be able to not only learn who were the oldest and youngest presidents, but they will also be able to look for relationships between public popularity and historical ranking, as well as being introduced other aspects of the rich physical history of the USA. This resource is our full color, 50 card .png ZIP FILE version of the US Presidents Trumps Game. This enables you to print out the game cards, rules and teaching suggestions directly (for use straight away) or to save them directly to your computer.
mwmonk
British Monarchs Wordsearch Sheet History Kings & Queens Starter Activity Keywords Cover

British Monarchs Wordsearch Sheet History Kings & Queens Starter Activity Keywords Cover

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘British Monarchs’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
17 Revision Quizzes - AQA GCSE The First World War: Conflict and Tension (1894-1918) History

17 Revision Quizzes - AQA GCSE The First World War: Conflict and Tension (1894-1918) History

Conflict and Tension: The First World War (1894-1918) - a set of 17 revision quizzes which cover the whole of the AQA topic. Each quiz had a set of 10 questions which cover a previous one/two lessons. As part of retrieval practice for GCSE, students complete 10 questions on a previous lesson as a starter / bell task / settler activity - This allows students to consolidate their knowledge on previous lessons before moving forward and make links to the wider context. They are tagged together so students have a pack of 17 revision cards / 170 key facts that cover the whole topic.
gemwilliams2
Tudor Religious Roller Coaster

Tudor Religious Roller Coaster

WALT: To understand Continuity and Change by looking at religion across the Tudor Period ALL: Understand that there was religious changes in Tudor Times (L3) MOST: Will be able to explain what the changes were, linking them to each Monarch (L4/5) SOME: Will understand the change and continuity through the Tudor Period, and make a judgement about its impact. (L6) .
W17
What problems did Queen Elizabeth have?

What problems did Queen Elizabeth have?

WALT: To understand and evaluate the problems faced by Elizabeth I MUST: To have an understanding of the problems faced by Elizabeth I. SHOULD: Be able to explain the problems Elizabeth faced and rank them in order of threat to her reign. COULD: Be able rank the problems, and explain how she attempted to overcome them and suggest other ideas to overcome these problems. .
W17
Who were the Tudors?

Who were the Tudors?

WALT: To understand an overview of the Tudor Family Tree MUST: Be able to describe what who the Tudors were. SHOULD: Be able describe how the Tudor family came to power. COULD: Begin to be able to explain why the Tudor’s were an important family. .
W17
GCSE History Revision: Keyword Game for Tsardom and Communism 1894-1945

GCSE History Revision: Keyword Game for Tsardom and Communism 1894-1945

This resource consists of more than 50 keyword revision cards and a PowerPoint covering the topic of Tsardom and Communism from 1894-1945 for the new AQA GCSE 1-9 specification. Each keyword has the word and a definition which can be printed out and folded to create a keyword game. I played this with my classes and they increased their knowledge from as little as 2 keywords and definitions to 25 after a one hour lesson. Instructions on how to play the game are also included on the PowerPoint. **The keywords cover the following topics: The Tsar Provisional Government and Lenin Stalin**
matthew_nolan
History Revision Mats

History Revision Mats

Please use these mats as a revision game to play in groups in the classroom. This should be printed on A3 paper and laminated so that it can be re-used. This means that students can write their initials on their square instead of using counters. The way the game is played can be manipulated. However, the main instructions are as follows (also included on sheet): Roll Two Die to Create a Co-ordinate. Place your coloured counter on the square that the roll corresponds to. If answer is correct, receive points as follows: Points: Red squares are worth 1, Yellow squares score 2 points, and Green squares score 5 points Grades: Red squares are 4/5 Grade, Yellow squares and 6/7 Grade and Green Squares and 8/9 Grade answers Please use a great revision resource for group work. Please also leave any feedback for future revision mats and how to improve them.
14bensona
History Revision Mat: American West

History Revision Mat: American West

Please use this mat as a revision game to play in groups in the classroom. This should be printed on A3 paper and laminated so that it can be re-used. This means that students can write their initials on their square instead of using counters. The way the game is played can be manipulated. However, the main instructions are as follows (also included on sheet): Roll Two Die to Create a Co-ordinate. Place your coloured counter on the square that the roll corresponds to. If answer is correct, receive points as follows: Points: Red squares are worth 1, Yellow squares score 2 points, and Green squares score 5 points Grades: Red squares are 4/5 Grade, Yellow squares and 6/7 Grade and Green Squares and 8/9 Grade answers Please use a great revision resource for group work. Please also leave any feedback for future revision mats and how to improve them.
14bensona
Victorian's Assembly - KS2

Victorian's Assembly - KS2

This is a 20/25 minute assembly on Victorians. It jumps through time travel in a Tardis (with Dr Who and some companions) back to different Victorian times. There are 4 different scenes to get through including; Queen Victoria, Charles Dickens and Florence Nightengale. The children all contributed by bringing in their own costumes on the day and together they constructed and painted the ‘Tardis’ - see attached photo using cardboard and paints. There is an accompanying Ppt (with audio files included within) to go along with the playscript and a separate MP4 file with a simple but catchy song about the Victorians (we incorporated some basic movements to go along with the song, directly from the video). The children loved practising this assembly and it was perfect to promote interest in the ‘Topic’ fr the half term.
d_farry
Card Sort: Oliver Cromwell Source Analysis - Hero or Villain?

Card Sort: Oliver Cromwell Source Analysis - Hero or Villain?

This great little resource gets students to sort through a series of 13 primary and secondary sources describing actions of Oliver Cromwell during the English Civil War, with the aim of deciding whether he was a hero or a villain. Once this has been complete, students can then have a go at answering the question: How far was Oliver Cromwell a hero or a villain? I would recommend that this resource should be used with either a core or advanced group as there is a lot of reading, which would be too much for a foundation group with low literacy skills. If you are looking for something a little easier, I have made a another simpler card sort which just looks at the facts. This can be bought separately or as a bundle. This resource makes a great starter or plenary to completed in pairs or groups. It can be cut up the students or placed into envelopes for use with several classes or even set as a piece of homework. Alternatively, your students could draw a table with the two headings ‘hero’ or ‘villain’ and list the sources under them. The aims and objectives are: Theme: The Protectorate and Interregnum Know: What sort of leader was Oliver Cromwell? Understand: How has Cromwell’s rule as Lord Protector been interpreted? Evaluate: How far does the evidence support the interpretation of Oliver Cromwell as a ‘hero’ or ‘villain’? Skills: Interpretation, Source Analysis & Collaboration WILF – What Am I Looking For? Identify & describe: What sort of leader was Oliver Cromwell? Explain: How has Cromwell’s rule as Lord Protector been interpreted? Analyse: How far does the evidence support the interpretation of Oliver Cromwell as a ‘hero’ or ‘villain’? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop, where many have been bundled together to provide you with further savings. You can also follow ‘The History Academy’ on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
Roy_Huggins