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Now and then: School

Now and then: School

There are two sets of photographs of a school. The black and white photographs are from Victorian times (around 1900) and show the outside, classroom and a school photograph. These photographs are part of the archive of the Essex Record Office. The colour photographs were taken at the same school today (2017), following in the Victorian photographers footsteps as closely as possible. There is very little interpretation, but there are a few observations and ideas in the notes section. I hope that you will make these resources your own. I'd love to know how you used them. Contact me on heritage.education@essex.gov.uk I wasn't able to add a cover image (not sure what I'm doing wrong) - so I've added my youtube video showing who I am and what I do (when I'm not sharing resources for schools). Thanks, Valina Bowman-Burns Learning from History Essex Record Office

By vbburns

History Presentation - Neil Armstrong (Astronaut/explorer)

History Presentation - Neil Armstrong (Astronaut/explorer)

This is a presentation on the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, who became the first man to walk on the moon. Use it as part of a lesson or for an assembly. The presentation covers Neil's childhood, his years as a pilot, becoming and astronaut and the expedition to the moon. The last part of the presentation includes some interesting questions to provoke discussion or for further exploration. Armstrong is one of the key historical figures mentioned in the KS1 curriculum, so this presentation would be perfect for introducing the explorer.

By blossomingminds

Edexcel GCSE Paper1: Medicine Through Time & Western Front

Edexcel GCSE Paper1: Medicine Through Time & Western Front

Included in this pack is a series of lessons covering a large part of the Edexcel GCSE Paper One 'Medicine Through time & Medicine On The Western Front', covering essential topics pupils will need to know for their first GCSE Paper One (1-9) All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1 &2& 3. Topics included: - Renaissance -18th/19th/20th Century - Western Front All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the Medicine Through Time - to then apply these skills to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included WAGOLS / Success criteria's /Homework to further pupils understanding of Paper one sections one and two. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic. Save 25% On these lessons combined. You may need the Edexcel Medicine Through Time Textbook for parts of these lesons.

By morlem

Edexcel GCSE: American West / Civil Rights

Edexcel GCSE: American West / Civil Rights

Included in this pack is a series of lessons linked with the Edexcel GCSE 'The American West' and 'Conflict & Tension Home and Abroad', covering essential topics pupils will need to know for the first half of paper two and paper three. All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1 &2 or 3. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the American West & Civil Rights to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included WAGOLS / Success criteria's /Homework to further pupils understanding of Paper 2/3 Section 1. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic. Save over 25% On these lessons combined. You will need the Edexcel American West Textbook for parts of the American West lessons.

By morlem

Key Successes of the Civil Rights Movement 1955-60

Key Successes of the Civil Rights Movement 1955-60

A series of lessons charting the success of the the Black Civil Rights movement from 1955-60. skills. All tasks and activities have been designed around All lesson outcomes are linked with key historical skills developing pupil knowledge and understanding of: - Montgomery bus Boycott - Little-Rock 9 - Sit-ins & how these helped advance the Civil Rights Movement. Perfect for KS3 / KS4 alike.

By morlem

Introduction Bundle to American Civil Rights

Introduction Bundle to American Civil Rights

A series of intoruction lessons to Black Civil Rights. All lesson outcomes are linked with key historical skills. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the start of the American Civil Rights Movement to then apply this knowldge to examm skill technique. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included Success criteria's / various activities and resources to further pupils understanding. Perfect for KS3 / KS4 alike.

By morlem

American Civil Rights: Rosa Parks & The Montgomery Bus Boycott

American Civil Rights: Rosa Parks & The Montgomery Bus Boycott

The lesson begins with pupils being handed a letter from the Mayor of Montgomery pupils interpret and infer from it to guess the focus of the lesson. Pupils are introduced to Rosa Parks and asked to discuss what they already know about her and segregation in the south. There is a video (embedded) to introduce pupils to Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat. Pupils are provided with a fact file sheet highlighters are to be used to assess why she was significant as many other women before her had refused to give up their seats. Pupils are then required to circulate the classroom to piece together the events of the bus boycott which followed (additional activity suggestions are suggested as well) Pupils watch a video to embed knowledge of events. I then use whiteboards as a plenary to assess this e.g. each write an event and arrange themselves in chronological order. (Further advice can be found in the description of the presentation. All video are embedded and links provided.) Please see my shop for other high quality history resources.

By morlem

Superhero Award Certificates - End of the Year Awards

Superhero Award Certificates - End of the Year Awards

Your kids will be proud of their superpowers with this editable superhero award set for the end of the year. The set includes four different boys and four different girls for each award. There is an end of year award for each of the following: Star Reader Star Writer Star Historian Star Scientist Star Athlete Star Artist Star Musician Star Citizen Just fill in by adding text boxes above the lines and typing in name, date, and teacher. This way you can use your own font and style for the lettering. There is also a blank award certificate for each style so you can put in your own words by just adding a textbox and typing in what you want. Your little superheroes will love these, and so will their parents.

By Happyedugator

American Civil Rights. 17 Lessons.

American Civil Rights. 17 Lessons.

Included in this pack is a series of lessons linked with studying Black Civil Rights from its origins with the Jim Crow Laws in the 1930s /40s though to the Black Powers Movement Towards the end of the 1960s. All lesson outcomes are linked with key historical skills. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of American Civil Rights to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included WAGOLS / Success criteria's /Homeworks to further pupils understanding. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic. Save over 30% On these lessons combined.

By morlem