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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

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

Definitions of Crime 1900 - Present

Definitions of Crime 1900 - Present

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

By svreardon

USA: Why did the USA introduce prohibition? (L10)

USA: Why did the USA introduce prohibition? (L10)

A lesson on the causes of prohibition for a 3 year GCSE for AQA America 1920 -1973. The lesson looks at what was prohibition and focuses on why it was introduced, there are a range of sources for students to look at and work out their message using the knowledge just gained. The starter is the recap wheel which once clicked will spin and land on a topic that the table must list everything they can remember about it. There is also a GCSE question with sentence starters for students who need it and throughout the lesson there are challenge tasks to stretch the top end.

By j_leemosley

WW2 Evacuation and Evacuees

WW2 Evacuation and Evacuees

This smartboard links looks at evacuation in WW2. The lesson uses Carrie's War video to look at what evacuation was before the bulk of the lesson being focused on evacuees. The children work together to explore the feelings and thoughts of the evacuees when they are on the platform. The main task allows children to collect ideas using adjectives, similes, metaphors etc. Tasks are differentiated and there is a whole lesson with introduction, main task and plenary. This lesson can be the preliminary lesson before a writing lesson based on writing a recount, letter or diary of evacuation.

By sparkle1978