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Interwar Years Knowledge Organiser

Interwar Years Knowledge Organiser

A brief knowledge organiser for the interwar years in Europe. Included within this is a timeline for the period as well as a key vocabulary section for some of the words children may come across during the topic. It has been written with KS2 children in mind for a topic but is easily adaptable for KS3 and 4. These are useful for either sticking in books at the start of the topic to refer back to or to enlarge and have on display.

By krisgreg30

AQA 8145 Medicine - Modern Treatment

AQA 8145 Medicine - Modern Treatment

A GCSE lesson in which students examine several strands of development of modern medicine to consider the impact on treating diseases. Students will evaluate the extent to which these measures have led to progress in health and life expectancy before reviewing change in understanding causes and cures of diseases over time.

By CABear

AQA 8145 Medicine - Development of Penicillin

AQA 8145 Medicine - Development of Penicillin

A GCSE lesson in which students explain and evaluate the role of key factors in the discovery and subsequent development of penicillin before using their understanding to complete an 8 mark 'compare' exam style question.

By CABear

USA: Prohibition Bundle (3 Lessons)

USA: Prohibition Bundle (3 Lessons)

A collection of three lessons about prohibition, with a lesson on the causes of prohibition, the failures of the prohibition and the role of Al Capone. The lessons are designed for an AQA sc

By j_leemosley

USA: How should Al Capone be remembered? (L12)

USA: How should Al Capone be remembered? (L12)

A lesson that looks at Al Capone and gets students to evaluate his role in America. The lesson forms part of a 3 year SOW for AQA America 1920 -1932 Opportunity and Inequality.The lesson includes an idea for homework, a GCSE question with sentence starters for those that need it and challenge tasks to stretch and challenge the top end. Use the envelope sticker to add to an envelope or file to put the evidence sheets in to.

By j_leemosley

Winston Churchill's successes and failures

Winston Churchill's successes and failures

A display designed to encourage students to persist in overcoming their barriers to learning, the display provides 5 of the biggest failures and biggest successes of Churchill's career.

By tfinch2

Law Enforcement 1900 - Present

Law Enforcement 1900 - Present

A fully resourced and differentiated lesson about law enforcement between 1900 - present. Created as part of the Edexcel GCSE 1-9 Unit, Crime and Punishment.

By svreardon