End-of-term activities for history

Have some fun with classic historical topics using these topic-based games, quizzes, escape rooms and mystery packs

Tes Resources Team

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Mystery packs, board games and interactive lessons to help you make the most of the last history lessons of the academic year

With the holidays just around the corner, there are only a few precious weeks of teaching left. To help you keep those last few lessons fresh and engaging, we’ve hand-picked a selection of our favourite team quizzes, stand-alone lessons and activities, guaranteed to help cement a love of history among your students.

History Mystery: Murder of Lord Darnley
resourcesbyrosemary

History Mystery: Murder of Lord Darnley

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Analysis activity using both primary sources and historian's research focusing on the answering "Was Mary, Queen of Scots, involved in the murder of Lord Darnley?". Students must consider usefulness and reliability including and must take care not to be tricked by a casket letter! The...
Titanic Escape Room Quiz - End of term
Cre8tiveHumanities

Titanic Escape Room Quiz - End of term

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**Titanic** History Escape Room Quiz - End of term fun for the whole class. No printing required! Just project the Powerpoint and off you go. Built in timers, Video clips and answer reveals after every slide. This is an educational fun immersive Escape room experience. Have the students compe...
Ancient Medicine: Monopoly Revision Game
dmoorhouse

Ancient Medicine: Monopoly Revision Game

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A game based loosely on the board game. This activity is an engaging method of revisiting key elements of Medicine in the Ancient World. It comes complete with rules, guidance and easy to cut out currency. Prior to playing this game my own classes have completed a research project into the Ancient W...
The Great Depression - Escape Room
H Louise

The Great Depression - Escape Room

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An interactive escape room lesson that explores the great depression. There are six fun task cards that include activities relating to the great depression. The lesson provides a fun and interactive introduction to how the great depression occurred. **Lesson Objectives:** To be able to identif...
A Race through History: An End of Term Quiz.
COOK94

A Race through History: An End of Term Quiz.

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This is an ideal end of term History quiz aimed at secondary school students. All questions and answers are delivered through a PowerPoint Presentation and students will need paper to record their answers on. The students ideally play in teams with one person on the team writing down the answers. Th...
END OF TERM QUIZZES AND WORDSEARCHES FOR YEAR 7
veronicajanewood

END OF TERM QUIZZES AND WORDSEARCHES FOR YEAR 7

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This resource contains 3 quizzes and word searches on Year 7 topics. The students have to find the words by filling in the gaps using their historical knowledge, and then locate them on the grid. The resource contains 3 quizzes/word searches: 1. The Norman Invasion 2. The Black Death 3. What is Hi...
End of Term History Lesson
History_Geeks

End of Term History Lesson

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A fun and creative history project lesson for students in the last week of term. Could be used for activities week in Humanities or just as a reward lesson the last time you see your class for the summer. Very easy to set up - you will just need a few balloons, string, sellotape, felt tips and a ba...
The Ultimate World War Two Decision Making Game
FGB1701

The Ultimate World War Two Decision Making Game

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Can your students defeat the Axis Powers? Can they make the right decisions to win the war? Can they do a better job than Chamberlain and Churchill? In this unique resource, students have the opportunity to study the real scenarios facing the allied commanders between 1939 and 1945. Playing the...
British Empire Quiz
Bugsy21

British Empire Quiz

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Y7-8. It has 4 rounds: flags of the empire, general knowledge of the empire, memory quiz, and spot the difference Also includes a starter wordsearch. Ideal for end of topic or end of term.