Pre-Highland Clearances and Jacobites. A family tree of key figures in the Stuart and Hanover families that helps explain the cause of the Jacobite rebellions.
An explanation of the key people responsible for the rise and fall of the 1715 and 1745 Jacobite uprising.
A brief overview of the Bayeux Tapestry, which is actually an embroidery, highlighting its purpose, history and function. Several sections are shown in more detail to relate how and why the tapestry came to exist and how it was made. Includes a short interview with an historian.
Original footage and primary documents explain how the public health reforms of the latter 1800s did not solve the nation's problems, because they did not tackle disease and poverty directly. It examines the daily life of the poor and its impact on death rates. Workers became increasingly organised to campaign for improvements, as did the armed forces who wanted recruits who were fit for service to protect the Empire. This led to the Liberal reforms, recognising that poverty was not the fault of poor people.
The development of the triangular trade is charted from its ancient origins, through the European involvement in the 16th and 17th centuries and into the massive expansion effected by the British in the 18th century. The economic forces driving slavery are set out, as are the methods by which slaves were captured and transported. The involvement of Africans in the slave trade is described, and the personal experience of abolitionist Olaudah Equiano is described.
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 involves pupils working in groups to produce an election campaign for one of the claimants to the throne in 1066. (Before the Battle of Hastings lesson) The PowerPoint goes through the claimants to the throne in 1066 which allows students to work in groups for the election campaign task.
The CV worksheet provides students with extra information to support with the group task. The election task work sheet gives clear instructions alongside extension tasks to enable students to complete high quality group work.