Planning inspiration for history teachers

Refresh history lessons using this collection of schemes of work, lessons and activities for KS3, KS4 and KS5 students across a range of topics.

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Schemes of work, activities and detailed lessons on popular topics to help reinvigorate next year’s planning

When jumping between historical periods, there will always be some topics that you know like the back of your hand and others where you need to dedicate more time to planning so that you feel confident teaching them. As you start to think about the next academic year, we’ve selected a range of resources, designed to support your planning whether they spark inspiration or fill gaps in your repertoire.

KS3 resources

Year 7 Castles complete scheme of work
mykingdomforalessonplan

Year 7 Castles complete scheme of work

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This resource includes 12 lessons with full PowerPoints, worksheets, an assessment and an independent homework project instructions. This scheme of work has been in the making for five years as I teach castles to year 7 every academic year. This scheme of works allows students to think about change ...
Slavery SOW
ccking

Slavery SOW

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First few lessons in a unit of work looking at Slavery. Students are encouraged to make a link between the Industrial Revolution and Empire/Slavery. Subject knowledge audit outlines the lesson questions and can be used as an AFL tool to check progress. HMWK and inspiration for some lessons; studyhis...
The First World War Complete Unit
Phil @icHistory

The First World War Complete Unit

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A comprehensive unit of work covering many aspects of World War 1. Many activities to teach essential source and writing skills as well as dozens of unique literacy activities. ( Note - new WW1 **Beginnings eBook** and *Weapons and Warfare" are updated versions that overlap some of the olde...
KS3 History
History_Geeks

KS3 History

20 Resources
MORE ADDED! One year's worth (38 hours) of KS3 History. These lessons are a selection of my very best originally created for Years 7 or 8 and include three complete units of work: 1) History Skills + Medieval History (1 term) 2) Black History + Civil Rights (1 term) 3) 20th Century Conflict (1 te...

KS4 resources

All the Germany 1918-45 topics on one page
lighthousekeeper

All the Germany 1918-45 topics on one page

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Mindmap of all the Weimar Republic and Nazi Germany topics for GCSE, including pointers to key questions for each sub-topic. Created originally for EdExcel iGCSE Development of Germany, but equally applicable for AQA / OCR / SHP Depth Studies with a little tweaking. Handy for planning or revisio...
Edexcel 9-1 iGCSE Tsarist and Communist Russia
franshah

Edexcel 9-1 iGCSE Tsarist and Communist Russia

5 Resources
Full set of resources for the new iGCSE SoW of Tsarist and Communist Russia. Includes Tsarist rule, the revolutions, civil war, and also Lenin's time in power. Assessments and exam technique all included too.
War and Society - OCR GCSE History A
History_Geeks

War and Society - OCR GCSE History A

4 Resources
4 hours of lessons created for OCR GCSE History A - War and Society and coving the theme 'Impact of War on People' and the 'Beginnings of Total War'. These resources are editable, contain exam practice questions and peer mark schemes, and could be tweaked for any exam board covering the same the...
Elizabethan Theatre
PilgrimHistory

Elizabethan Theatre

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* AQA GCSE 9-1 Elizabethan England, 1568-1603 * The overarching aim of this and the subsequent bundle of nine lessons is to question and explore how Elizabeth asserted her authority and control in the second half of her reign. * The nine lessons are therefore linked together to build up a picture o...

Post-16 resources

Mary Tudor Unit of Work
IQResources

Mary Tudor Unit of Work

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This unit gives hours of lessons including activities, questions and discussion points about the reign of Mary Tudor. The unit is primarily aimed at the theme of a Mid Tudor Crisis but can easily be used for most Tudor examinations. The corresponding PowerPoint is available in the Premium ...
Witch Craze History revision workbook for A level
chuckstermoose

Witch Craze History revision workbook for A level

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Detailed revision workbook for A level History Edexcel paper 3 Advice on source questions Activities and information on breadth and depth studies Two example essays lots of exam questions key terms glossary information comes from a range of textbooks and resources that I have used and...
Historical Investigation Unit of Work
MissSparkles

Historical Investigation Unit of Work

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This is a unit of work that will help in the understanding of Historical Investigation, Historiography, how to write an annotated bibliography and the reliability of sources. This unit is a great basis for a broad Historical Investigation Assessment that looks at key individuals or personalities, ho...