End-of-term activities for history

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

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Sunglasses On Table During Fun History Summer Activity

Mysteries, 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.

KS3 resources

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...
King James I
nizz

King James I

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Students are to play the board game and write down James success and weakness to judge whether James was a good or bad King.
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.

KS4 resources

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...
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...
2021 History Quiz
IXLTutors1

2021 History Quiz

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This resource contains: 1x PowerPoint Quiz 1x Student Answer Sheet (PPT Version) and all the answers!! Contains 9 interactive Rounds This Powerpoint contains 20+ slides with Quiz Questions about Leaders in History and could be used in conjunction with an end of term lesson to promote World History...