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Need to provide an engaging differentiated Key Stage 3 or MYP History course or lesson that includes a scheme of work, presentation materials, resources and workbooks as well as tracking the progress of every single student regardless of SEN or LEX need? We understand and can help.

Need to provide an engaging differentiated Key Stage 3 or MYP History course or lesson that includes a scheme of work, presentation materials, resources and workbooks as well as tracking the progress of every single student regardless of SEN or LEX need? We understand and can help.
Battle of Hastings, revision game
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Battle of Hastings, revision game

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It is 1066 and the Battle of Hastings is about to be fought on Senlac Hill. Get ready to use your knowledge of the Battle of Hastings to fight for the crown of England. Apply your knowledge in a Historical battle to the top of Senlac Hill for 4 players. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to review, research an apply their knolwedge on the Battle of hastings in a fun trivia game. It focuses on applying learnt knowledge to recap and understand taught content. This lesson runs as a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
Battle of Hastings - Source Analysis
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Battle of Hastings - Source Analysis

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It is 1066 and two armies are drawn up around Senlac Hill ready to fight for the crown of England. Find out what actually happened using a comparative analysis of primary sources, and also find out how Harold actually died. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and iis ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to run a source driven enquiry to find out what really happened at the Battle of Hastings by comparing the leading historical accounts of the Battle. It focuses on using perspective to understand why different authors might create different narratives. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
What is Judaism?
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What is Judaism?

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Out of the sandy deserts of the Middle East a new religion is emerging, and that religion is the religion of Judaism. But what is this new religion? Where does it come from, what are its ideas and what do member of the Jewish faith actually do? Find out as you summarize this religion in either a postcard or poster for someone who does not know about the religion. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to gather and synthesize information, there is a simplified guide to the religion for SEN and ESL students to use. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
End of the Peasant Revolt - Source Analysis
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End of the Peasant Revolt - Source Analysis

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In a field just outside of London two great powers meet, the King and an army of peasants. Using a range of sources find out what really happened next, why did Wat Tyler die, and what happened to the revolt he led? Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and iis ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to run a source driven enquiry to find out why and how Wat Tyler died. It focuses on using perspective to understand why different authors might create different narratives. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
History and Geography Skills Bundle - Maps; compass, grid ref., contours, scale, symbols, projections.
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History and Geography Skills Bundle - Maps; compass, grid ref., contours, scale, symbols, projections.

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Welcome to the History and Geography Skills bundle - Maps. This bundle teaches students everything they need to know to use maps effectively over 8 complete lessons. The bundle comprises 8 ppts, 8 lesson plans, 8 sets of resources, 8 worksheets, 8 comprehension tests totaling 40 documents in all, that investigate: Compasses, cardinal points, angles and how to navigate. How to use contours to show height on maps. How to use Grid References. Why we have different projections. How to use symbols to show information How time, space and place are shown on maps. Why there are different types of maps. How to use scale. Content This bundle includes 8 lessons. Each lesson contains 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). With this bundle you get 40 documents to use in your teaching. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
MYP Year 1&2 I&S Comment Bank for Grading
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MYP Year 1&2 I&S Comment Bank for Grading

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This MYP comment bank provides actionable comments based on the MYP assessment criteria for Year 1&2 I&S work covering every level and criterion. Comments can be cut and pasted directly into student work. Content There are 75 hand written comments that cover 5 different grade levels for every MYP Year 1&2 criteria and strand as well as a general introductory and concluding comment. Every comment identifies an area of which is done well and an area of improvement to help the student reach the next grade boundary. You no longer have to translate the MYP assessment criteria into actions for your students. How to Use To use this comment bank simply identify the grade you want to give for a critera/strand and cut and paste the comment. Everything else is done for you. Bonus With this comment bank I also include a free class grade sheet template to track student progress by criterion. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
Norman History Bundle - Claimants, Battle of Hastings, Source Work, Feudalism and a mini assessment.
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Norman History Bundle - Claimants, Battle of Hastings, Source Work, Feudalism and a mini assessment.

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Welcome to the Norman History bundle. This bundle teaches students everything they need to know to use maps effectively over 5-6 complete lessons. The bundle comprises 5 ppts, 5 lesson plans, 5 sets of resources, 5 worksheets, 5 comprehension tests totaling 25 documents in all, that investigate: Claimants to the English Throne. Battle of Hastings mini game. Perspectives on the Battle of Hastings. What is Feudalism. Battle of Hastings mini assessment. Content This bundle includes 8 lessons. Each lesson contains 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). With this bundle you get 25 documents to use in your teaching. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
Medieval History Bundle - Black Death causes, symptoms, cures, affect of the plague, and the Peasants Revolt, start and conclusion.
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Medieval History Bundle - Black Death causes, symptoms, cures, affect of the plague, and the Peasants Revolt, start and conclusion.

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Welcome to the Medieval History bundle . This bundle teaches students everything they need to know about the impact of the Black Death from its arrival, challenge to Social Stability and resulting Peasants Revolt. to use maps effectively over 8 complete lessons. The bundle comprises 8 ppts, 8 lesson plans, 8 sets of resources, 8 worksheets, 8 comprehension tests totaling 40 documents in all, that investigate: Symptoms of the Black Death. Causes of the Black Death. Cures of the Black Death. Pre Black Death village. Post Black Death village. Causes of the Peasants Revolt. End of the Peasants Revolt. Death of Wat Tyler. Content This bundle includes 8 lessons. Each lesson contains 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). With this bundle you get 40 documents to use in your teaching. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
Why do Cities end; Roman Pompeii
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Why do Cities end; Roman Pompeii

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Disaster has struck; a town has experienced something catastrophic but what? Students will inquire into the history of an unseen settlement, what was it, and what happened to it. Students will also consider can this happen again? Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to gather and synthesize information from both primary sources gathered from a virtual excavation. SEN and ESL students can vary the type, ie. visual or textual, and volume of sources used to answer this task. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
Contours - Showing Height on Maps
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Contours - Showing Height on Maps

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Students will understand why maps are not 3D; by the end of the lesson students will understand contours and be able to create cross sections of land formations using a series landscapes to reconstruct and evaluate journeys. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use Students will learn the language and concepts associated with using contours. They will work on transects and ultimately will be able to create a journey transect themselves. Students will also be tested with comprehension questions about contours on an unseen map. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
In what ways did the Conquista affect Mexico City?
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In what ways did the Conquista affect Mexico City?

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In 1521 a new and powerful people stood over the blood covered remains of the City of Tenochtitlan. Students will inquire as to what happened to this City in 1521 and how and why out of the ashes Mexico City rose. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to gather and synthesize information from both primary and secondary sources. SEN and ESL students can vary the type, ie. visual or textual, and volume of sources sued to answer this task. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
What is Scale and how can we use it?
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What is Scale and how can we use it?

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Students will learn to recognize and use different scales on maps and diagrams. They will help Emperor Hadrian to build a succession of forts on Hadrian’s Wall, and be tested on, using different scales. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use Students will understand what ration and scale are and how they can be applied to a map. they will work on a task to create forts on Hadrian’s Wall using scale as a guide. Then they will be challenged on their understanding of ratios. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
World Religions Bundle - Hinduism and Hindu Gods; Judaism, Commandments and Moses; Buddhism and the Middle Way; Christianity and Christ; Islam and Muhammad
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World Religions Bundle - Hinduism and Hindu Gods; Judaism, Commandments and Moses; Buddhism and the Middle Way; Christianity and Christ; Islam and Muhammad

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Welcome to the World Religions bundle . This bundle teaches students an introduction to the Worlds REligions and their leading figures and ideas over 11 complete lessons. The bundle comprises 11 ppts, 11 lesson plans, 11 sets of resources, 11 worksheets, 11 comprehension tests totaling 55 documents in all, that investigate: What Hinduism was The Hindu Gods What Judaism was The 10 Commandments The life of Moses What Christianity was The life of Jesus Christ What Buddhism was The Middle Way What Islam was The life of Muhammad Content This bundle includes 11 lessons. Each lesson contains 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). With this bundle you get 55 documents to use in your teaching. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
Why people change settlements; Victorian
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Why people change settlements; Victorian

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People are leaving… in droves. Students will inquire as to why people might leave a settlement and what might draw them to a new settlement using an old Victorian landscape. How great is the lure of the modern industrialized world to people? Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to apply their content knowledge to a Victorian map. . SEN and ESL students can vary the number of settlements and factors investigated to answer this task. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
How Jesus’ life influenced Christianity
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How Jesus’ life influenced Christianity

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In this inquiry students will follow in the footsteps of Jesus Christ. They identify what he did, and map his achievements to help them understand how his journey helped to form the core ideas of Christianity that affect Christians to this day. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to gather and synthesize information, taking written information and mapping it. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
The Peasant Revolt - Source Analysis
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The Peasant Revolt - Source Analysis

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The peasants are literally revolting. Find out why the peasants wanted to head to London, and what they did when they got there. In particular, by comparing sources you will ask if this was a riot or a revolution. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and iis ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to understand what the Peasants revolts was. Firstly students will focus on what actually happened once the revolt reached London with a simple comprehension task. Then they will be challenged to use differentiated sources to evaluate why these events happened, was the purpose of the revolt revolution o riot? It focuses on using perspective to understand why different authors might create different narratives. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
The Arrival of the Black Death
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The Arrival of the Black Death

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It is the mid fourteenth century in a small English village in southern Britain, lets meet the people who lived there. Find out who lived in the village, what their jobs were and if their lives were happy or not and why. Learn what Feudalism actually meant to the peasants. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to acquire different sets of information about the arrival of the plague in 14th century Britain from villagers in a small village. They are then encouraged to analyse that information through a worktask before using that analysis to create their own summary or point of view on the impact of the plague. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
What were the cures for the Black Death?
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What were the cures for the Black Death?

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Many new ideas were emerging during the Black Death that led to a range of cures. Learn how science, religion and magic all competed to cure the Black Death, and with what results. This lesson includes a visit to an apothecary. Use different perspectives in individual or group work to identify who could cure the plague. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to gather and synthesize information to reach a series of justified conclusions. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
How and why do cities change over time?
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How and why do cities change over time?

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Three of the biggest and best known cities in the world are Hong Kong, London and Mexico City. Students will inquire as to how these cities developed, and understand what circumstances were unique in helping to forge each city. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to apply an synthesize their own knowledge. A scaffold for writing an answer tot his specific question is provided for SEN and ESL students to use. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
What are maps and why are they different?
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What are maps and why are they different?

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The world is portrayed in many different types of maps, and students will find out why this is so. They will look at different types of maps to learn why each is useful, as well as why some features are common to most maps. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use Students will look at different types of maps. Students will learn how they are similar and how they are different, and why they are different. Students will apply this knowledge to a couple of unseen maps. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.