Assessment preparation lesson for pupils examining why WIlliam won the Battle of Hastings - lesson can be delivered as an ICT lesson with pupils completing task on computers or as a card sort for a non-ICT based alternative. Lesson focuses on pupils using explanatory language and being able to prioritise information.
This is a worksheet which uses general points, source material and visual material from the Bayeux Tapestry to help students decide in their groups whether William was a heroic victor of the Battle of Hastings, or simply lucky.
Source interpretation exercise leading up to an assessment
Find a couple of sorrow songs such as swing low sweet chariot to start as students enter the room.
Have a few cotton wool balls on each desk that have been rolled in leaves and twigs a bit for them to 'clean'. Also put out a paper cup otherwise it is very messy
All To be able to DESCRIBE method used by Hitler to become dictator
MOST To be able to EXPLAIN methods used by Hitler to become dictator
SOME To be able to JUSTIFY the most important method used by Hitler to become dictator.
With this resource I produced a video of myself as a reporter asking the students how each event helped the Nazis rise to power. You can do this yourselves using a board marker as a microphone! Act it out as seriously as possible!
This lesson includes literacy and numeracy in History and is aimed at year 7. It covers the main effects of the Black Death and introduces factors of change. I suggest you download the song rather than just read the lyrics to make the lesson more interactive.
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.
Lego figures help to make the Feudal System a little less complex. Through reinforcing the idea of a hirearchy students begin to understand what the feudal system was and how it helped William control England. The script activity involves selected students ripping up A3 paper and dividing it amongst the class. If you have questions please ask! Comments are much appreciated :-) Images acquired through a search engine fitlered to "labelled for resuse".