I used this in KEY stage 3 to introduce famous people. Each page students were asked to come to the board and write the persons name and pick why they thought this person was or is famous.
I work in a special needs school and this worked well to get students engaged.
A powerpoint aimed at discussion around the World Cup encouraging pupils to write. The slides can be printed off and made into a workbook. Activities include comprehension, anagrams, alphabetical ordering and ICT skills.
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.
A full lesson on the invasion of the Spanish Armada in 1588, this lesson is for KS3 students and includes a group role play task for students and a worksheet to support the planning of a cause and consequence assessment on the failure of the Spanish Armada.
Intro lesson on Henry VIII which goes though his personality with a memory exercise
Worksheets includes one with sources to explore what type of man Henry was with source analysis exercises and questions. Second one is a worksheet and a paired task to explore an overview of Henry VIII life and consider why he is famous
Third worksheet is getting students to explore Henry's problems in his early reign and be an agony aunt- this will lead in to a lesson on Henry VIII great matter.