This is designed as the first lesson of the year for new year 7 students, as such it has a slide to introduce basic expectations in this subject.
Following this there is a clear structure, with a starter task designed to get them thinking about what they think History is before the learning objectives for the lesson are outlined.
Building on the starter task the first activity is a discussion point, supported with a short video clip which is hyper-linked and consolidation task which is clearly outlined using sentence starters to get students effectively on task.
The main learning task for the lesson is designed to get them ‘hooked’ on History, using a mystery to help show History in action. To support this learning task there is a hand-out at the end of the PPT and some further reading for any students who want to find out more about the mystery historic event (Maiden Castle skeletons).
To conclude the lesson the plenary task draws together their findings, before quickly outlining the topics which will be studied during year 7 - Historical Skills, Medieval History and the Tudor History.

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Created: Jul 23, 2018

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