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A collaboration between a long-term Head of History and Humanities and EC Resources. We have 20 years experience teaching all humanities subjects around the UK and a particular passion for creating top-notch secondary history resources. We will be uploading loads of free lessons as well an inexpensive ones in the coming months, so why not follow us? Hopefully we can save you an afternoon or two of planning!

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A collaboration between a long-term Head of History and Humanities and EC Resources. We have 20 years experience teaching all humanities subjects around the UK and a particular passion for creating top-notch secondary history resources. We will be uploading loads of free lessons as well an inexpensive ones in the coming months, so why not follow us? Hopefully we can save you an afternoon or two of planning!
History Christmas Lesson
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History Christmas Lesson

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A fun and Christmassy lesson for students in the last week of term. Could be used as a reward lesson the last time you see your class before Christmas. The download includes: a detailed PowerPoint, differentiated tasks, a variety of activities, 3 different fun plenaries, timeline task and more. It’s very easy to follow and can be used straight away :) Many more history lessons - both inexpensive and free at our store: HISTORY GEEKS
The Black Death
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The Black Death

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5 x fully resourced lesson packs (one is a cover lesson) - all complete with differentiated PowerPoints and worksheets, clip links, starters, plenaries, LOs to three levels throughout. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school.
The  Black Death
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The Black Death

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An hour long, fully resourced KS3 lesson with PowerPoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, clip link and accompanying task focusing on an introduction to the Black Death, causes, cures and sources. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school. If you like this pack, we have more to upload this week and as usual, many more history lessons - both inexpensive and free at our store: HISTORY GEEKS
The Crusades
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The Crusades

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An hour long, fully resourced lesson with powerpoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, clip link and accompanying task all about The Crusades. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school.
The Peasants' Revolt
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The Peasants' Revolt

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An hour long, fully resourced lesson with powerpoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, clip link and accompanying task all about the Peasant's Revolt. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school.
History Christmas Quiz
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History Christmas Quiz

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The Ultimate History End of term / Christmas Quiz! For any time, no fuss, historical fun. This quiz is a whirlwind tour through time, focusing mainly on time periods studied in KS3 and GCSE in British Secondary Schools (with a little off-curricular extra thrown in!) This quiz will definitely raise a few smiles and giggles for the end of term and is interactive, editable and best suited to secondary students (although could be used with upper KS2). The rounds include: Kings, Queens and Political Leaders, Who said that quote? Lucky Dip round Ancient and Medieval trivia Mix up! (which two historical figures have their images combined?) Unusual artifacts and historical places All answers are included, as is a score sheet, and there a video clip questions, picture questions as well as many other styles - all are multiple choice The quiz lasts up to 45 mins including clip tasks and can either be played having the answers revealed as you go along, or the board can be paused and the answers read out at the end (you can play either in teams or individually). Loads more free and inexpensive Humanities resources at my store
Dunkirk
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Dunkirk

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A detailed and well differentiated editable history lesson with enough material to extend into a double lesson. This lesson is all about different interpretations of Dunkirk and heavily focuses on source analysis. This lesson is suitable for any KS3 class - or a KS4 group who need a source analysis focus lesson. This pack includes an editable PowerPoint, source packs, clip tasks, homework and extended literacy tasks. It is very easy to follow with all instructions on the slides as you go along. Many more history lessons - both inexpensive and free at our store: HISTORY GEEKS Or check out some Citizenship, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Terrorism KS3 History
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Terrorism KS3 History

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6 hours of very detailed, well differentiated and editable lessons with 5 x PowerPoints, worksheets, source analysis packs, GCSE style practice questions and also clip tasks and engaging group and individual activities . This history mini unit centers around the investigation of what makes history judge a group as terrorists or freedom fighters. It is suitable for any KS3 History class as they learn to master the essential skills of examining evidence, making inferences, source analysis, interpretation and assessing significance. Included: Introduction to terrorism through history. What makes someone a terrorist or a freedom fighter? Case study - The IRA, freedom fighters or terrorists? Case study - The Suffragettes, freedom fighters or terrorists? Case study - Al Qaeda - freedom fighters or terrorists? Many more history lessons - both inexpensive and free at our store: HISTORY GEEKS
Medieval History
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Medieval History

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15 x fully resourced lesson packs (14 hours of lessons - one is a double) - all complete with differentiated PowerPoints and worksheets, clip links, starters, plenaries, source packs, peer assessents, practice GCSE style exam questions with LOs to three levels throughout. Designed by an experienced Head of Humanities in a UK secondary school. Many more history lessons - both inexpensive and free at our store: [HISTORY GEEKS](https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/History_Geeks) Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at [EC Resources](https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EC_Resources)
Hitler + Nazi Rise
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Hitler + Nazi Rise

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An hour long, very detailed and fully resourced KS3 / KS4 lesson with PowerPoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, source analysis, clip link and accompanying tasks all about Hitler’s rise to power. All editable. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school.
Slavery Unit
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Slavery Unit

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SEVEN x fully resourced lesson packs - all complete with differentiated powerpoints and worksheets, clip links, starters, plenaries, LOs to three levels throughout. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school. Suitable for KS3/4 and easy to adapt. I’m going to keep adding to this, so if you buy it check your downloads now and again as I’ll have added something new :)
Jim Crow
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Jim Crow

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A differentiated and editable history lesson all about how the Jim Crow Laws affected the lives of Black Americans. The lesson is very easy to follow and covers every aspect of life, from housing to entertainment to school and travel. This lesson lasts one hour and is very easy to just pick up and use. This is most suitable for a KS3 class (created for Year 8). The download includes: a detailed PowerPoint, clip tasks, a variety of activities, worksheets, source tasks and more. Many more history lessons - both inexpensive and free at our store: HISTORY GEEKS Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, Tutor Time, PSHE + RSE new Curriculum 2020 resources at EC Resources If you’re also teaching Citizenship GCSE or PSHE next year, why not join our Citizenship and PSHE teachers Facebook group, with almost 4000 other teachers, for guidance, advice and resource sharing.
Slavery: Plantations
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Slavery: Plantations

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An hour long, fully resourced lesson with powerpoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, clip link, homework and accompanying task focusing on the impact of discoveries from the slave plantations and source analysis skills. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school.
The Holocaust
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The Holocaust

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A detailed and well differentiated editable history lesson all about what went on during the Holocaust and how each of the camps operated as well as what daily life was like for the different inmates. The lesson lasts one hour - 90 mins and is very easy to just pick up and use. The lesson is suitable for any KS3 / KS4 and includes a detailed PowerPoint, a variety of activities, source questions, clip tasks, exam-styles practice questions, active tasks and more. Many more history lessons - both inexpensive and free at our store: HISTORY GEEKS Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
The Vietnam War
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The Vietnam War

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A differentiated and editable KS3 history lesson all the Vietnam War - an introduction to the conflict, the tactics used on both sides and finally, why the US were unable to defeat the Vietcong. Students will investigate the origins of the war, how the far was fought and complete tasks on why the US can be seen to have failed in their mission. The download includes: a detailed PowerPoint, clip tasks, a variety of activities, worksheets, exam style question task, clip tasks, and more. It’s very easy to follow and will last at least one hour. This is most suitable for a KS3 class (created for Year 9) but could be used for other year groups. Many more history lessons - both inexpensive and free at our store: HISTORY GEEKS Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, Tutor Time, PSHE + RSE new Curriculum 2020 resources at EC Resources
Religion - Tudor Times
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Religion - Tudor Times

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A detailed and well-differentiated, editable history lesson all about the turbulent religious changes during Tudor Times, from the Reformation to the rule of Elizabeth I. The lesson sees students discover the main changes made by each monarch, explore why and then ends in an extended literacy task - answering an exam style question on religious turmoil during the 16th Century. The students then peer assess using marking grid and feedback sheet (all included). This lesson lasts 1 hour and is very easy to just pick up and use. This is suitable for any KS3 class but was originally created for Year 7. The download includes: a detailed PowerPoint, a variety of activities, worksheets, extended literacy tasks, clips and more. Many more history lessons - both inexpensive and free at our store: HISTORY GEEKS Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Civil Rights
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Civil Rights

10 Resources
9 x fully resourced lesson packs - all complete with differentiated powerpoints and worksheets, clip links, starters, plenaries, LOs to three levels throughout. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school. Also a Black History Month Assembly. Suitable for KS3/4 and easy to adapt. I’m going to keep adding to this, so if you buy it check your downloads now and again as I’ll have added something new :)
Henry VIII + Reformation
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Henry VIII + Reformation

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A detailed and well-differentiated, editable history lesson all about Henry VIII and the English Reformation. The lesson focuses in detail on the most significant reasons why Henry VIII chose to break from Rome before challenging students to produce an extended writing task based on their learning. This lesson lasts 1 hours and is very easy to just pick up and use. This is suitable for any KS3 class but was originally created for Year 7. The download includes: a detailed PowerPoint, a variety of activities, worksheets, source sheet, extended literacy plenary, clips and more. Many more history lessons - both inexpensive and free at our store: HISTORY GEEKS Or check out some Citizenship GCSE, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Black History Month Assembly
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Black History Month Assembly

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A little bit different Black History Month assembly, with a focus on why we don’t have a ‘white history month’ - (a common question from students) and an investigation into the black icons we don’t know so much about. Enough material to last around 20 minutes including clips. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR FREE RESOURCES EVERY WEEK! : https://www.facebook.com/ecteachresources/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ec_publishing and our website: psheresources.com
Triangular Trade Slavery
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Triangular Trade Slavery

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An hour long, fully resourced lesson with powerpoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, clip link and accompanying task focusing on the Triangular Trade and who was to blame for the start of transatlantic slavery. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school.