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Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

50: Industrial Explosion - Britain inaugurates the Modern Age The article can be purchased through the links at: http://www.britishempire.co.uk/library/bemag.htm Worksheets to support the Article : Industrial Explosion: The age of iron and steam, forerunner of modern industrial society, hit Britain with the force of an explosion, transforming her way of life almost overnight and making her the wealthiest, most powerful nation in the world
awithey
Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

11: The World Revealed: Captain James Cook puts Australasia on the Map The article can be purchased through the links at: http://www.britishempire.co.uk/library/bemag.htm Worksheets to support the Article : The World Revealed: The 18th Century's scant knowledge of the Pacific, Captain James Cook's first two voyages into this unknown region and his charting of Australia and New Zealand.
awithey
Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

17: Revolt Against Slavery The article can be purchased through the links at: http://www.britishempire.co.uk/library/bemag.htm Worksheets to support the Articles : Revolt against Slavery: The slow dawn of anti-slavery sentiment in Britain and Granville Sharp's fight for negro rights under the law. A gruelling Campaign: The long struggle, headed by William Wilberforce, that in 1807 - after 18 years of angry debate - led t the end of the slave-trade in the Empire. Breaking the Bonds: The rising tide of public opinion finally forces through the measure which outlawed slavery throughout the Empire.
awithey
Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

28: The Business of Empire - British Trade Spans the Seas The article can be purchased through the links at: http://www.britishempire.co.uk/library/bemag.htm Worksheets to support the Article : The Business of Empire: The enormous opportunity for world trade offered by Britain's command of the seas during the Napoleonic Wars, and how shrewd men developed trading skills.
awithey
Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

Gaining & Losing an Empire - The British Empire Magazine Orbis / TimeLife / BBC

7: The Conquest of Canada - Quebec: End of the French Dream http://www.britishempire.co.uk/library/bemag.htm The article can be purchased through the links at: Worksheets to support the Articles : The Growing Pains of a Young Country: The American Settlers were becoming more testy as the removal of the French threat made them more willing to test their relationship with Britain. A Painful Loosening of Old Bonds: The Durham Report gives a surprising amount of autonomy to the Canadian Colony.
awithey
Christmas Carol Context X2 Lessons and Worksheets

Christmas Carol Context X2 Lessons and Worksheets

LO: Students will be able to show understanding of the relationships between texts and the contexts in which they were written. Students learn about the Victorian period and Victorian London. They learn about the differences between being poor and rich in London at this time. They compare the differences.
aliceboyd1995
Cowboys: Myth and Reality [American West]

Cowboys: Myth and Reality [American West]

This lesson challenges students' initial impressions of cowboys and gets them to analyse sources. They should compare the impressions from sources/their own ideas/video clips to the reality.
lwallett
The Victorians Wordsearch Victorian Era Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

The Victorians Wordsearch Victorian Era Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'The Victorian Era'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Black History Month: The American West

Black History Month: The American West

This outstanding resource has been designed for Black History Month and focuses on the achievements of Black People in the American West. 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 two different summary sheets to help provide weaker students with more structure when recording their research. The information in the market place activity looks at nine individuals from a cross section of society and the roles they played in the American West. These include mountain men, pioneers, businessmen, Native American Chiefs, lawmen, law makers, soldiers, preachers and cowboys. The aim is to provide students with an alternative positive perspective of the achievements of black people, which is often overlooked in traditional text books. The starters and plenaries are designed to help students to draw upon their prior knowledge and question whose story is being told. I have deliberately focused on the achievements of black men to help set up the plenary so that students can think about 'Herstory' and other perspectives and the purpose of history. The aims and objectives for these resources are: Theme: The American West Know: What is Black History month? Understand: Why is it important to highlight black history? Evaluate: What roles did Black people play in the settlement of the West? WILF – What Am I Looking For? Identify & describe: Black History Month Explain: Why is it important to highlight black history in the curriculum? Analyse: What roles did Black people play in the settlement of the West? 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
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