The History Academy
The History Academy
4.806611570247934208 reviews

All our resources have been designed and written to a high standard and fine tuned in the classroom. Our goal is to share best practice at an affordable price so that you can spend time focusing on your own priorities. During my 30 years in the classroom, I have published resources for Heinemann, Pearsons, Hodder, Folens and Boardworks. If you would like to receive updates, create your own customised bundle or join our team, then follow us on the Facebook or Twitter links.

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This great resource has been tried and tested over the past 30 years and has never failed to grab the attention and engage my students. This introductory lesson looks at the causes and consequences of the Transport Revolution in Britain.

The worksheet is designed for middle and top set students, whilst the accompanying PowerPoint has a mix of activities to engage the full range of abilities. As with all my activities, they designed to be interactive and promote discussion and develop students thinking skills.

They include:

A snowballing starter activity of the key words for the lesson
Source matching exercise of different transport methods in the 18th Century
A self / review activity of the answers
Map Exercise: What changed / stayed the same 400AD to 1700
Heads and tails activity of the causes and consequences of 18th century transport revolution
A thinking skills review exercise of which were the most important factors
Map Exercise: What changed / stayed the same 1700 to 1800

The aims and objectives are:

Theme: The Transport Revolution 1750 - 1900
Know: What problems faced Britain’s transport network in 1750?
Understand: Why did Britain’s transport network change in the 18th Century?
Evaluate: Why were these changes necessary?

WILF: What Am I Looking For?
Identify & describe: The problems facing the transport network in 1750?
Explain: What pressures were forcing the system to change?
Analyse: Begin to come to a judgement on which pressures or causes were the most important?

If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop, where many have been bundled together to provide you with further savings. You can also follow ‘The History Academy’ on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want.

Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates.

Kind Regards

Roy

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Transport Revolution 1750 - 1900 (Roads, Canals & Railways)

This series of lesson on the Transport Revolution 1750 - 1900 are offered a significant discount. of 53%. The first resource is a free so that you can see the quality and style of what is on offer. Each series of lessons comes with a PP, aims, objectives, starters, plenaries, mini plenaries and a wide range of interactivities to engage your students. Where appropriate opportunities are flagged up for assessment using bloom's taxonomy, which can be easily adapted to fit in with your own department's assessment criteria. My key focus is provide enjoyable educational experiences at an affordable price. I have published widely and made a name for my myself providing free resources. These premium resources are a bargain at less than the price of cup of coffee each in this bundle. There are enough resources here to keep a class going for between 4 to 5 weeks on this topic. Everything is provided in Microsoft Office so they can be easily adapted. Kind Regards Roy

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lumhqa

2 years ago
5

Thoughtful review of the time period. Thanks

leannebode2

2 years ago
5

grayo46

2 years ago
5

rkc4

3 years ago
5

Nick_Creaser

4 years ago
4

great thank you

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