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Halloween - The history of trick-or-treating - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary

Halloween - The history of trick-or-treating - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary

This four page Halloween inspired reading comprehension worksheet is complete with reading comprehension and vocabulary practice exercises. Students discover the origins of trick-or-treating, this fun and popular tradition, while consolidating the new knowledge and vocabulary through diligently designed fun and challenging activities. Hocus pocus bonus for the students are the amazing fun facts about trick-or-treating and Halloween.
kntonia
The Titanic - Why did so many people die: an investigation

The Titanic - Why did so many people die: an investigation

A KS3 lesson in which students will investigate why so many people died on the Titanic. Students will consider the role of various factors, including attitudes to class and reach a judgement on the most significant reason. Students will be required to categorise, interrogate and collect evidence.
CABear
Mao and the Cultural Revolution

Mao and the Cultural Revolution

This resource is aimed at either GCSE or A-Level history, and enables students through differentiated worksheets to read and analyse a leading historian`s views about Mao`s creation and control of the Cultural Revolution. It also provides an opportunity for students to evaluate the historian`s use of language in terms of building an argument and putting forward historical assertions.
rjb1976
HISTORY - The Holocaust - Laurence Rees

HISTORY - The Holocaust - Laurence Rees

Historian Laurence Rees dispels the cinematic portrayal of the Holocaust as a process decided on in one moment of World War 2. Instead, he explains the moments of escalation that led to one of the most dreadful periods in history.
hayfestival
Hidden History, Fact or Fiction?

Hidden History, Fact or Fiction?

Presentation designed to as a useful activity as a starter or plenary activity in History. 100 statements are given with roughly 50% of them being accepted as factually correct. Statements are in chronological order. Students are challenged to use historical skills, logic and reasoning to decide if the statement is “fact” or “fiction”. If the correct response is chosen you will hear an appropriate noise and be taken directly to the next challenge. If the wrong response is chosen you will be taken to an appropriate slide and invited to try again. There is also the option of setting a number of challenges without going to the answer to allow all members of the class to participate. The whole presentation contains 103 slides and hyperlinks are embedded throughout.
20JET12
British Home Front: What impact did the Second World War have on women?

British Home Front: What impact did the Second World War have on women?

This outstanding resource has been designed to help students studying what impact the Second World War had on the lives of women and the different roles they played in helping to win the war. The resource can easily be adapted for display purposes but it is designed to be used as a collaborative market place activity. This beautifully illustrated resource is a must have for anyone teaching this topic. The tasks and activities have been written to appeal to the full spectrum of ability and have been set up around the market place activity where the key slides in the PP are printed off and either pinned on the classroom walls or set out on the tables so that students move around and fill in their information on the summary sheet. This is a very proactive lesson designed to get students up, moving around, sharing and working collaboratively. I have provided additional differentiation by 'ragging' or grading the difficulty of the slides so that the learners can chose their level of challenge. When you purchase this resource you will receive a 17 slide presentations which includes two starters, information slides for the market place activity and a plenary. The information slides for the market place activity looks at the roles women played as in the land army, working in factories, as secret agents or as volunteers for WAAF, ATS, WVS and the WRNS (WRENS). I have also included a table with two levels of challenge for students to complete whilst reviewing the slides during the market place activity. The aims and objectives for these resources are: Theme: The Home Front Know: Why was there a shortage of ‘manpower’? Understand: What roles did women play during the Second World War? Evaluate: How important were these roles in helping to win the war? WILF – What Am I Looking For? Identify & describe: Why was there a shortage of ‘manpower’? Explain: What roles did women play during the Second World War? Analyse: How important were these roles in helping to win the war? 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
Market Place Activity: What part did British women play in helping to win the Second World War?

Market Place Activity: What part did British women play in helping to win the Second World War?

This outstanding resource has been designed to help students studying what impact the Second World War had on the lives of women and the different roles they played in helping to win the war. The resource can easily be adapted for display purposes but it is designed to be used as a collaborative market place activity. This beautifully illustrated resource is a must have for anyone teaching this topic. The tasks and activities have been written to appeal to the full spectrum of ability and have been set up around the market place activity where the key slides in the PP are printed off and either pinned on the classroom walls or set out on the tables so that students move around and fill in their information on the summary sheet. This is a very proactive lesson designed to get students up, moving around, sharing and working collaboratively. I have provided additional differentiation by 'ragging' or grading the difficulty of the slides so that the learners can chose their level of challenge. When you purchase this resource you will receive a 17 slide presentations which includes two starters, information slides for the market place activity and a plenary. The information slides for the market place activity looks at the roles women played as in the land army, working in factories, as secret agents or as volunteers for WAAF, ATS, WVS and the WRNS (WRENS). I have also included a table with two levels of challenge for students to complete whilst reviewing the slides during the market place activity. The aims and objectives for these resources are: Theme: The Home Front Know: Why was there a shortage of ‘manpower’? Understand: What roles did women play during the Second World War? Evaluate: How important were these roles in helping to win the war? WILF – What Am I Looking For? Identify & describe: Why was there a shortage of ‘manpower’? Explain: What roles did women play during the Second World War? Analyse: How important were these roles in helping to win the war? 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
National 4 / 5 History: Era of the Great War (WWI)

National 4 / 5 History: Era of the Great War (WWI)

This is the second of two packs which covers the full Scottish National 4/5 WWI (Era of The Great War) course. The power points (which have all resources in them to be printed) have been updated from last years to include more visual exam revision activities e.g. for every exam question there is a slide of pictures which pupils will annotate. In addition, due to the changes to the exam this year they now focus much more on 'explain' than 'describe' questions. This pack also has the revision pictures for the FULL course & KU Test e.g. for every exam question. This bundle includes: 1. Revision Pictures 2. KU Test 3. Battle of Somme 4. Extension of the Franchise 5. Women's Jobs 6. Changing Role - Both before & During 7. Women's Suffrage 8. Women & Vote PLUS All 9 Mark Essay Questions & Guide 9. Deaths & Casualities 10. Red Clydeside 11. Homes Fit For Heroes 12. Industry - Before & During (farming/fish/shipbuilding/jute/coal/steel & iron) 13. New Industries
alixtharris1988
Edexcel Superpower relations and the Cold War -  narrative activity worksheet

Edexcel Superpower relations and the Cold War - narrative activity worksheet

Narrative question worksheets (with a differentiated version). Students link the events to the correct question. Sequence the events before using the word and sentence stem boxes to write up a response. Perfect for practicing exam technique and revising key events. Useful for a starter task or a homework activity or ideal for a skills lesson activity. 6 example questions included. Remind students that in the exam they have to explain 3 developments and that they should add their own knowledge when writing up. In the examination students should aim to spend 10 minutes writing up this question, so this could be a timed activity. I give my classes 15 minutes to cut out the labels, sequence them, add the extra knowledge and write up a response. It's important that the students start to get into the habit of arranging and sequencing the events and using the linking language. Terms of Use: Purchase of this item entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use only. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from the author. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under copyright even when edited. Pasting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Copyright 2017
planmylesson