This lesson covers the causes of the French revolution and uses an interactive powerpoint to draw out the causes of the French revolution for pupils. The idea is to create a sense of injustice in pupils and to develop an understanding of the public feelings that led to the French revolution throgh the use of the interactive powrpoint activity. It also covers the basic set up of French society at the time and links to the idea of short and long term causes of events.
Goes from the dinosaurs through key periods of history to the present day. Use MS Word to adapt it.
I have added the Stone, Bronze, Iron and Middle Ages to the updated version. As well as the first public railway in 1825, England winning the World Cup in 1966 and the 2012 Olympics.
This lesson as a dragons den style group task, pupils worked in groups of 5 and each analysed one of the five inventions during the Industrial revolution, they then choose one of the best inventions to invest their money in but being able to explain why. This is a good lesson to explore the start of the factory system.
The lesson plan is based on the delegation task from a Teacher's toolkit lesson
Intro overview lesson on the main changes that took place during the Industrial Revolution
Print off the Cards and cut them up and get pupils to put them in the correct category and correct time period.
A good lesson to make pupils aware of the main changes that took place between 1750-1900 before looking at the Industrial period in more detail.
There are a number of tasks to review progress and get students thinking of the the extent and impact of change.
Help students understand what life was like for those in a polygamous family in Utah in the 1800s. Primary sources can help students grasp difficult and foreign topics (such as polygamy) far better than basic facts and figures. Have students explore the different perspectives from those involved as well as read actual facts about Utah Polygamy in the 19th century. Includes 12 quotes and 12 facts, a short presentation explaining the assignment, and a handout for students to record their findings.