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The Tudors: Elizabethan Theatre and the Globe

The Tudors: Elizabethan Theatre and the Globe

The aims of this lesson are for students to recognise how theatres changed under Elizabeth from their early days as travelling performers with a poor reputation playing in pubs and fields to purpose built theatres such as the Globe paid for by wealthy Patrons such as the Earl of Leicester. Students know through their links to their English lessons quite a lot already about Shakespeare and this lesson taps into their knowledge and builds upon it with a thinking quilt to examine how the theatre developed. Furthermore there is a focus on Shakespeare’s plays and inspiration as well as an analysis of the Globe theatre. There is some excellent video footage to complement the learning tasks. This lesson is suited to both Key Stages 3 and 4. An exam question for GCSE practice (differentiated) on the significance of the Elizabethan theatre sets up the students for later learning and skills. The lesson finishes with an odd one out task which will revisit the aims of the lesson and how Tudor theatres still have an impact today. The resource comes in PDF and PowerPoint formats if there is a wish to adapt and change. I have also included suggested teaching strategies and differentiated resources to deliver the lesson. If you like this resource, please visit my shop where I have created further resources on the Tudors: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory Please review this resource and receive a free Tudor key word literacy display worth £3 which can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/tudor-key-word-history-display-11653246
PilgrimHistory
KS3 - 20th Century Overview

KS3 - 20th Century Overview

This is a worksheet for an overview for KS3 students studying the 20th century. It includes practice source questions modeled in the same way as the Edexcel GCSE papers and general overview tasks. This worksheet is for independent/enrichment/extension activity. It can be fully edited and differentiated for different abilities. The document is written in Word, is in A4 and is 6 pages long.
callum2310
The Space Race - KS3 lesson

The Space Race - KS3 lesson

A fun and engaging lesson that is ideal for KS3 students. This lesson allows students to develop their knowledge and understanding of the following why the space race happened the achievements of both the USA and the USSR Students can form their judgement on who won the space race and produce a creative piece of work which is great for display. This is also the opportunity for students to analyse some historical sources as part of this lesson.
Brooksy1992
The Suffragettes - KS3 lesson

The Suffragettes - KS3 lesson

Ideal as a stand alone lesson on the Suffragettes. The lesson allows students to develop knowledge and understanding of the following methods used by the suffragettes examination style question importance of WW1 in helping women get the vote. **information needed from the technology and identities KS3 textbook for this lesson, also starter requires a scene from the film ‘Suffragette’
Brooksy1992
KS3 Titanic lesson

KS3 Titanic lesson

An engaging stand alone lesson for KS3 students. Students will develop their knowledge and understanding of the following: when and why the Titanic sunk who the casualties were and what this suggests about attitudes in 1912. who was to blame for the sinking of the Titanic. Powerpoint and a worksheet included. However information would be needed from the technology and identity KS3 textbook.
Brooksy1992
20 AP World History Classroom Quote Posters

20 AP World History Classroom Quote Posters

20 AP World History Posters for use as display. These posters promote interest in historical thinking and raise awareness of the importance of the past. The quotes come from notable people from a variety of backgrounds. From Presidents and Prime Ministers to authors and scientists. These posters can be used to prompt discussion about specific issues, are suitable for use in promotional displays and for more able learners can be used to challenge their perceptions of what history is and why it should be studied. Combined with our other materials they can be used as part of a year binder or planner.
dmoorhouse
20 History Quotation Posters for Display and Stimulus

20 History Quotation Posters for Display and Stimulus

20 posters based on famous historical quotations. They are ideal for display or for use as a discussion point. Posters such as these can reinforce the significance of HIstory, making them useful for parents evenings and displays at school events. Many quotes about History are worthy of discussion. They often relate to the uses and misuses of the past, making them ideal prompts for discussion in tutor sessions and citizenship sessions. See my other resources for additional quotation posters and resources. They can be changed weekly to provide variety or to match up with specific areas that are being taught.
dmoorhouse
The Tudors: Poverty and the Elizabethan Poor Law of 1601

The Tudors: Poverty and the Elizabethan Poor Law of 1601

The aims of this lesson are to explain the ideas behind the Elizabethan Poor Law and to assess its impact on Elizabethan society and beyond. This lesson focuses on the changing attitude towards the poor in Elizabethan England. Students first of all have to understand the reasons for poverty which have been caused by many factors such as local landowners as well as by the actions of Henry VIII in his break with Rome. One of their tasks is to write to the local landowner, using suggested key argument words, to express their sympathy for the poor which was in sort supply in the Elizabethan era. As well as source analysis, students learn the so called tricks of the trade for begging and how Tudor propaganda shaped these negative views of the poor. Students subsequently have to analyse the new Elizabethan Poor Law and assess its significance and impact upon society as a whole. The final task is to talk like an historian and answer the quiz picking up points for the harder questions. The resource comes in PDF and PowerPoint formats if there is a wish to adapt and change. I have also included suggested teaching strategies and differentiated resources to deliver the lesson. If you like this resource, please visit my shop where I have created further resources on the Tudors: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory
PilgrimHistory
The Tudors: Famous Tudor Explorers and Navigators - Drake, Hawkins and Raleigh

The Tudors: Famous Tudor Explorers and Navigators - Drake, Hawkins and Raleigh

The aims of this lesson are to recognise the achievements of three famous ‘seadogs’ in Elizabeth’s reign and decide which one deserves the most recognition in a seafaring ‘Hall of Fame’. Students are led through the journeys and discoveries of sailors in Elizabethan England from the Cabot brothers to Gerardus Mercator and his brilliant Atlas  giving the navigator a map where a line of constant bearing would cross all meridians at the same angle. The context for the students and sailors achievements and the problems they encountered are given through learning activities such as play your cards right, video evidence, a true or false quiz anda plotting exercise of Sir Francis Drake’s circumnavigation of the globe on a blank world map. The main task is to analyse and evaluate the achievements of Drake, Hawkins and Raleigh with differentiated resource materials. Students are given specific criteria to judge this before ultimately deciding who had the greatest impact on Elizabethan exploration. The lesson concludes with a key word game under timed conditions The resource comes in PDF and PowerPoint formats if there is a wish to adapt and change. I have also included suggested teaching strategies and differentiated resources to deliver the lesson. If you like this resource, please visit my shop where I have created further resources on the Tudors: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory Please review the resource and receive a free Tudor timeline display worth £3 which can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/tudor-key-word-history-display-11653246
PilgrimHistory
Greek Medicine

Greek Medicine

A fully detailed and engaging year 7 lesson on Greek Medicine with Starter, Presentation, Main, Activity, Assessment and Plenary.
Edustem1
How Far did the Normans change Anglo Saxon justice?

How Far did the Normans change Anglo Saxon justice?

How Far did the Normans change Anglo Saxon justice? Suited for the GCSE Crime and Punishment Edexcel - this includes a slide show on the Norman way of life, how William got to power and a board game to help pupils develop their understanding of the Norman approaches to justice. By the end, pupils should be able to analyse the degree and depth of continuity and change from the Anglo Saxon period.
joeyw1
Cold War In Asia Bundle

Cold War In Asia Bundle

This includes a range of powerpoints and presentations for GCSE or A Level work on the Cold War in Asia. With elements of assessment, and from Kennedy to Nixon, this bundle covers some of the most important political, social and economic events of the 60’s an early 70’s.
joeyw1
Practice Papers American West c1835-1880 (EDEXCEL)

Practice Papers American West c1835-1880 (EDEXCEL)

Bundle of 8 individually created America West practice papers in the style of Edexcel covering a wide range of topics across the exam and specification. Consequences (8m) Narrative (8m) 3x Importance Questions (16m)
joeyw1
Why did Kennedy not intervene in Laos?

Why did Kennedy not intervene in Laos?

Why did Kennedy not intervene in Laos? For ALevel or GCSE students studying the Cold War in Asia. This assesses the reasons why Kennedy decided not to intervene in the growth of communist insurgency in Laos during the height of the Cold War.
joeyw1
Was Nixon justified in bombing Cambodia and Laos?

Was Nixon justified in bombing Cambodia and Laos?

Was Nixon justified in bombing Cambodia and Laos? Using sources and knowledge on worksheets/slides students will assess the actions of Nixon towards Cambodia and Laos. Was he morally right to bomb these people? and place? Was there any real political gain? or did it cause more harm than good? Pupils will also get the chance to work on an image and understand how it could be manipulated by both sides to suit their needs
joeyw1
Why did LBJ continue with the war in Vietnam?

Why did LBJ continue with the war in Vietnam?

This lesson introduces LBJ and invites pupils to explore his views on communism, the war in Vietnam and the reasons for his continuation of it. It encourages pupils to assess the nature of continuity and change from JFK to LBJ and the strength of the ‘Containment Trap’ . This requires the OCR Hodder education textbook - Cold War in Asia
joeyw1
Who gained the most from the Tet Offensive?

Who gained the most from the Tet Offensive?

This all inclusive Powerpoint details what the Tet Offensive was and its greater significance in the Vietnam War. Set against the backdrop of the Cold War, the central task requires pupils to think short term, long term and holistically at the event - analysing and assessing a range of points and evidence to decide which side benefited the most from the Tet Offensive. It is suitable and adaptable for GCSE or A Level with differentiated slides to be deleted and amended as required
joeyw1
If Kennedy would have lived - would he have got out of Vietnam?

If Kennedy would have lived - would he have got out of Vietnam?

This lesson can be adapted to suit the following courses A LEVEL OCR Cold War in Asia GCSE Edexcel - USA problems at home and abroad This requires the hodder - CW in Asia Textbook - cannot include for copyright reasons Whilst giving detailed slides of notes, it also provides students with a stimulating challenge of assessing the options available to JFK and builds on their assessment of significance and importance skills.
joeyw1
KS3 Assessments

KS3 Assessments

A range of assessments which cover topics often taught to KS3 students. Grade boundaries are linked to the new 9-1 grading system.
franshah
YEAR 7 - FINAL EXAMINATION PAPER

YEAR 7 - FINAL EXAMINATION PAPER

Tis is a long, well written final examination paper for your year 7 students. The topics that are tested are: Norman Conquest (William Duke of Normandy), Crusades, King John and Magna Carta, Peasants’ Revolt.
MrFokion
Fortnite Revision Lesson

Fortnite Revision Lesson

Teacher Notes: This is designed to be a revision/end of year lesson. The aim of the game is to collect as much loot as possible and at the end of the game sell it for as many Vbucks (Fortnite currency) as possible. All you are required to do is add questions on slide 5, 6, 7, 8 and the supply drop questions. You can prepare as many ’knock’ questions as you wish.
hannah_durham
History Report Comments (Year 9)

History Report Comments (Year 9)

A set of well written History comments for your students reports. All comments are long paragraphs of 750 characters. Believe me you will save a hell of a lot of time!
MrFokion
History Report Comments (Year 7)

History Report Comments (Year 7)

A set of well written History comments for your students reports. All comments is long paragraph of 750 characters .Believe me you will save a hell of a lot of time!
MrFokion
The effects of French Revolution

The effects of French Revolution

A well completed ppt presentation, activity with the sources and a graph to be completed by your students. Definitely your students will enjoy it and will learn about the three phases of French Revolution.
MrFokion
The Tudors: A chronological introduction to the Tudors

The Tudors: A chronological introduction to the Tudors

This lesson can be used as an introduction to the Tudors. The key skill of chronology is introduced from the start as students decide which Tudor came first to which came last. Key questions floating past the screen as well as the wall of mystery give clues and answers to some interesting and gruesome facts on the Tudor family. Students have the chance to create their own timelines, factual displays, key question and answer quizzes or an A-Z of Tudor facts. The lesson finishes which two plenaries to choose from which both test their new found knowledge. The resource comes in PDF and Powerpoint formats if there is a wish to adapt and change. I have also included suggested teaching strategies and differentiated resources to deliver the lesson. If you like this resource, please visit my shop where I have created further resources on the Tudors: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory
PilgrimHistory
Exploration + Establishing New World Trade

Exploration + Establishing New World Trade

A fully resourced KS3 lesson about the trade routes that developed when the Old World met the New and how Europe was changed by the new discoveries from the Americas. Complete with powerpoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, clip link and accompanying tasks. Like this? Follow me and check out my store for more!
History_Geek
Body Snatchers: Medicine, Crime & Frankenstein

Body Snatchers: Medicine, Crime & Frankenstein

The early 19th Century saw many advances in science and medicine, in a time where scientific and religious ideas often clashed over what was morally correct. These ideas are explored in nineteenth century literature such as the novel Frankenstein, but the stories in the real world were often as shocking and brutal as the Gothic fantasy. This lesson explores the business of the grave robber and how they furthered the study of medicine through a grey area of the law. This lesson can be used as part of several fields of study for GCSE, including: Crime and Punishment History of Medicine/Health and the People Social Reform of the early 1800s Historical Context of ‘Frankenstein’ by Mary Shelley. The confessions of Bishop and May describe their daily lives in great detail. The full confessions are twelve pages long each, and so have been presented as extracts to provide the most relevant sections describing one particular case. The initial task can be completed as group work, in carousel, or individually as its own lesson before moving on to the rest of the sources. Care should be taken in providing the source describing the murder to students. The final source shows the on going effects of the Act over twenty-five years later, asking students to consider these sources in the context of a larger narrative.
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