Introduction to Empire lesson plan was an amazing lesson, I had to share it! the girls imagination went wild... Robert Clive worksheet I got them to either write an obituary of him or draw a political cartoon of what happened at Plassey... very successful:)
Powerpoint that tells the story of Howard Carter discovering the Tomb and asks children to empathise with what he was feeling and write his diary.
I included the sound effect of a beating heart when Carter first looks through the hole to build up the suspense. I also used a video clip from You Tube -film about Carter discovering tomb.
Resources to allow teachers to produce a matching exercise - these will need priniting and laminating.
Lesson using the resources - pupils try to match portrait to statement. Finally complete worksheet about why portraits were used and what the queen was actually like.
Lesson requiring pupils to design their own portrait for the queen using symbols within it..
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.