Lesson starter ideas for teaching the Holocaust. Teachers should watch programme in full for suitability before showing to their class. Six KS3 history lesson starters on the Holocaust, featuring archive footage, personal testimonies from survivors and other material. There are testimonies from eye witnesses regarding the Auschwitz Orchestra. Pre-war home movie footage of a Jewish family in Germany. As well as the story of Leon Greenman, one of a few British Jews deported to Auschwitz. The video is designed to stimulate classroom discussions on the subject.
Lesson starter ideas for teaching the Holocaust Teachers should watch programme in full for suitability before showing to their class Six KS3 history lesson starters on the Holocaust, featuring archive footage, personal testimonies from survivors and other material. There are testimonies from eye witnesses regarding the Auschwitz Orchestra. Pre-war home movie footage of a Jewish family in Germany. As well as the story of Leon Greenman, one of a few British Jews deported to Auschwitz. The video is designed to stimulate classroom discussions on the subject.
In this Key Stage 2 literacy ‘Lesson Starters’, suitable for Years 3-6, each of the five short video clips provides a stimulus for pupils to employ a range of persuasive writing techniques. The first clip takes animals as a starting point - three children show us their pets, telling us why they are wonderful and giving one or two disadvantages or problems in looking after them. The remaining clips focus on the local neighbourhood, pros and cons of wearing school uniform and a campaign about smoking.
This programme reveals how the use of multi-sensory teaching can help dyslexic children become independent learners and boost their self esteem.
It is crucial that children with dyslexia are encouraged to believe in themselves and to become independent learners from an early age.
Kate Bodle, a specialist in teaching dyslexic children, works at Ewelme Church of England School in Oxfordshire.
She uses a multi-sensory approach. Kate explains and demonstrates the approach in this programme.
The importance of teaching continuous cursive handwriting and the need to 'overlearn' is also covered.
In Great Lesson Ideas, teachers at Eleanor Palmer School, London, demonstrate fun primary maths games.
Headteacher, Kate Frood, and her enthusiastic staff use games to inspire their pupils, and share three of their best ideas - maths learning cleverly interwoven with some traditional fun and games.
A Year 3 class plays a multiplication game using die and a Year 6 class try to establish the value of the word ‘table’, having been given the numeric value of some of the letters.
Year 1 practise their 'counting on' skills in a simple dice game they call 'Bird Race'.
Three teachers share Great Lesson Ideas to boost pupils' writing skills - and all the resources you need to use these ideas.
The Super Sentence is a good regular KS2 activity which promotes understanding of different ways that sentences can be changed and improved. Next is The Wordscape, which stimulates students in the preparation of writing a description of a setting.
Then Spelling Games shows a variety of simple, fun activities, suitable for Key Stages 1 and 2, to help make spelling lessons more engaging and stimulating.
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.
Intro lesson about Adolf Hitler's early life pupils can design a facebook page based on his early life and rise to power to gain a brief insight into Hitler.
The lesson also then covers the factors that enabled the Nazi party to secure more votes and Hitler to rise to power with worksheets to support
Ideal for KS3 students
Nazi Germany lesson analysing Nazi propaganda, includes a detailed worksheet and a paired task exploring forms of propaganda the Nazi party used. This can be used to link to how propaganda helped the Nazis maintain control.
Also includes a task discussing the features of propaganda posters on the powerpoint to go through with the whole class and then an activity worksheet to facilitate the development of this independently
This resource has been adapted since earlier reviews
Powerpoint covers background on the Blitz with descriptive writing task. Also a handout that has primary source accounts from people that experienced the Blitz.
Other two sheets are worksheets that cover information on the Blitz with source based questions for students to make inferences from