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Edexcel GCSE: American West / Civil Rights

Edexcel GCSE: American West / Civil Rights

Included in this pack is a series of lessons linked with the Edexcel GCSE 'The American West' and 'Conflict & Tension Home and Abroad', covering essential topics pupils will need to know for the first half of paper two and paper three. All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1 &2 or 3. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the American West & Civil Rights to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included WAGOLS / Success criteria's /Homework to further pupils understanding of Paper 2/3 Section 1. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic. Save over 25% On these lessons combined. You will need the Edexcel American West Textbook for parts of the American West lessons.

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The American West: The Homestead Act 1862 (Edexcel 1-9)

The American West: The Homestead Act 1862 (Edexcel 1-9)

This lesson has been designed for the GCSE Edexcel American West module. All outcomes are linked with Paper Two's Assessment Objectives 1 & 2. The focus of this lesson is to build pupils knowledge of the Homestead Act of 1682 and the impact it had upon the American West. Pupils will build upon their prior knowledges of Migration (See my store for this lesson) to explain the consequences of the Homestead Act. The lesson is split into two learning phases: 1. The problems of living on a Homestead. 2. The achievements and limitations of the Act. Pupils then consolidate their learning by explaining two consequences of the Homestead Act as per the Edexcel GCSE Paper 2 question One 'The American West'. Videos are embedded and links and further advice can be found within the description of the presentation.

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The American West Edexcel GCSE 1-9: Law & Order.

The American West Edexcel GCSE 1-9: Law & Order.

Included in this pack is a bundle of lessons linked with the Edexcel GCSE 'The American West', covering essential topics pupils will need to know to understand the problems of Lawlessness in the American West. All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1 &2. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the Lawlessness to then apply this to exam technique . Most videos are embedded ( or links provided) I have included Success criteria's model answers where appropriate to further pupils understanding of Paper 2 Section 1. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic saving 35% on these lessons combined. You will need the Edexcel American West Textbook for parts of these lessons.

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The American West: Law & Order Gangs, Outlaws & The Greatest Gunfight in the West (Edexcel GCSE 1-9

The American West: Law & Order Gangs, Outlaws & The Greatest Gunfight in the West (Edexcel GCSE 1-9

This lesson has been designed for the GCSE Edexcel American West module. All outcomes are linked with Paper Two's Assessment Objectives 1 & 2. The focus of this lesson is to build pupils knowledge of outlaws such as 'Billy the Kid' and the events of the OK Corral Shoot out. Pupils begin by recapping the problems of lawlessness in the West - (Card Sort Activity) Pupils can rank these cards in various orders before applying their gain knowledge of these to a table of information. The Teachers then introduce the problem of outlaws and gangs in the West using The Reno Gang and 'billy The Kid' as examples. Pupils then work independently or in groups to construct a narrative account (As per question 2 of Paper 2) of the OK Corral shootout using a story board which can later be used as a revision tool. Videos are either embedded or links provided. Further advice can be found within the description of the presentation regarding the various forms tasks could take to suit your class.

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The American West: Migration & Settlement (Edexcel GCSE 1/9)

The American West: Migration & Settlement (Edexcel GCSE 1/9)

Included in this pack is a bundle of lessons linked with the Edexcel GCSE 'The American West', covering essential topics pupils will need to know to understand the foundation of settlement in the west. -Migration (Oregon Trail, Donner Party, Mormons, Gold Rush) - Push / Pull Factors - Impact of the Railroad - Early Settlements / Lawlessness / Mining Towns - Homestead Act All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1 &2. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the American West to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included Success criteria's /Homework to further pupils understanding of Paper 2 Section 1. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic. You will need the Edexcel American West Textbook for parts of these lessons.

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The American West: Impact of the Railroad. (GCSE Edxecel 1-9)

The American West: Impact of the Railroad. (GCSE Edxecel 1-9)

This lesson has been designed for the GCSE Edexcel American West module. All outcomes are linked with Paper Two's Assessment Objectives 1 & 2. The focus of this lesson is to build pupils knowledge regarding the impact of the transcontinental railroad system on: - Settlers & Farming - Plains Indians -Cattle Industry - National I have created a work booklet to accompany the various tasks of this lesson. Pupils will consolidate their learning with an exam style question (Paper 2 Question 1). I have also included a Homework suggestion. Videos are embedded and links and further advice can be found within the description of the presentation. You may need the Edexcel GCSE 1-9 American West Text Book to support part of this lesson if you wish.

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The American West: Early Settlements / Law & Order. (GCSE Edxecel 1-9)

The American West: Early Settlements / Law & Order. (GCSE Edxecel 1-9)

This lesson has been designed for the GCSE Edexcel American West module. All outcomes are linked with Paper Two's Assessment Objectives 1 & 2. The focus of this lesson is to build pupils knowledge regarding the early settlements such as mining towns in the west and the problems of lawlessness. Pupils begin with an inquiry of the problems associated with settling on and near the plains. They will then complete a card sort activity matching the problems with the solutions. Pupils then take part in a mix-pair-share activity to help develop their understanding of some key definitions (US Marshal. sheriff, Posse, vigilante). The main tack involves studying the problems of lawlessness in these early settlements. Pupils conduct a murder mystery investigation, examining clues to determine the cause of death. this activity will cover topics such as gangs & racism, claim jumping and vigilantes. Pupils can then use the information to complete a worksheet to build their contextual knowledge. Videos are embedded and links and further advice can be found within the description of the presentation. There is enough material here to last more than one lesson depending how thorough you wish to be. You may need the Edexcel GCSE 1-9 American West Text Book to support part of this lesson if you wish.

By morlem

The American West Edexcel GCSE 1-9.

The American West Edexcel GCSE 1-9.

Included in this pack is a series of lessons linked with the Edexcel GCSE 'The American West', covering essential topics pupils will need to know for the first half of paper two. All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1 &2. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the American West to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included WAGOLS / Success criteria's /Homework to further pupils understanding of Paper 2 Section 1. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic. Save 25% On these lessons combined. You will need the Edexcel American West Textbook for parts of these lessons.

By morlem

The American West: Conflict and Tension Between Settlers & Plains Indians (GCSE Edexcel 1-9)

The American West: Conflict and Tension Between Settlers & Plains Indians (GCSE Edexcel 1-9)

This lesson has been designed for the GCSE Edexcel American West module. All outcomes are linked with Paper Two's Assessment Objectives 1 & 2. The focus of this lesson is to build pupils knowledge regarding the relationships and growing tension between the Plains Indians and settlers between 1835-62. Pupils will begin with a discusion of Sacheen Littlefeather refusing to accept the Best Actor Oscar on behalf of Marlon Brando due to the mistreatment of Native Americans throughout history. Why is this? Pupils will then study and discuss why there may have been tension and conflict between the Plains Indians and settlers; before being introduced to the Fort Laramie Treaty as recommended by the Pearson Edexcel Textbook. Pupils will inquire into the terms of the treaty (see description on the slide for activity advice) and why it was so unfair (class treaty sheet, explained in presentation) before consolidating with an exam style question form paper 2 about the consequences of the Treaty. Videos are embedded and links and further advice can be found within the description of the presentation. you will need the Edexcel GCSE 1-9 American West Text Book to support part of this lesson.

By morlem