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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.
morlem
The First Memorial Tribute to Union Soldiers After Winning the Confederate War

The First Memorial Tribute to Union Soldiers After Winning the Confederate War

THE ONGOING DEBATE ABOUT THE ORIGINS OF THE FIRST DAY OF REMEMBRANCE FOR THE UNION SOLDIERS THAT GAVE THEIR LIVES TO PRESERVE THE UNION AND END SLAVERY http://usslave.blogspot.com/2011/05/slaves-started-memorial-day.html DISCUSSION FOR K-2 Explain why the compelling question is important to the student. Read the article to students in K-2, then have them listen to some of the songs mentioned while marching as if they are in a parade. Have them use inquiry to understand the article. DISCUSSION FOR 3-6 Explain why compelling questions are important. Instruct students in grades 3-5 to read the article in pairs and allow time for them to ask inquiry questions to further understanding. Use open-ended questions to assess students. *Use the article to make your own plan for celebrating Memorial Day or reenact the first Students in Grades 7-12 will research two articles that supports one of two debate topics, prepare for debate by developing questioD1.1.3-5. Explain why compelling questions are important ns and prepare arguments, and participate in the debate. COMMON CORE STANDARDS: D1.1.K-2. Explain why the compelling question is important to the student. D1.1.3-5. Explain why compelling questions are important D1.1.6-8/D1.1.9-12. Explain how a question represents key ideas in the field.
Geoyce411
Qatar History and Desert Bundle

Qatar History and Desert Bundle

I lived and I worked in Qatar for a year. I know that while you need to teach about Qatar History, the books you are given are not easy to use and certainly won't last you a whole year and so I took the books I was given and I extended the tasks to produce a more interesting and more supportive learning environment, ideal for both the teachers and their students to get a lot more out of this topic.
peterfogarty
The American West: The Homestead Act 1862 (Edexcel 1-9)

The American West: The Homestead Act 1862 (Edexcel 1-9)

This lesson has been designed for the GCSE Edexcel American West module. All outcomes are linked with Paper Two's Assessment Objectives 1 & 2. The focus of this lesson is to build pupils knowledge of the Homestead Act of 1682 and the impact it had upon the American West. Pupils will build upon their prior knowledges of Migration (See my store for this lesson) to explain the consequences of the Homestead Act. The lesson is split into two learning phases: 1. The problems of living on a Homestead. 2. The achievements and limitations of the Act. Pupils then consolidate their learning by explaining two consequences of the Homestead Act as per the Edexcel GCSE Paper 2 question One 'The American West'. Videos are embedded and links and further advice can be found within the description of the presentation.
morlem
The American West Edexcel GCSE 1-9: Law & Order.

The American West Edexcel GCSE 1-9: Law & Order.

Included in this pack is a bundle of lessons linked with the Edexcel GCSE 'The American West', covering essential topics pupils will need to know to understand the problems of Lawlessness in the American West. All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1 &2. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the Lawlessness to then apply this to exam technique . Most videos are embedded ( or links provided) I have included Success criteria's model answers where appropriate to further pupils understanding of Paper 2 Section 1. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic saving 35% on these lessons combined. You will need the Edexcel American West Textbook for parts of these lessons.
morlem
The American West: Law & Order Gangs, Outlaws & The Greatest Gunfight in the West (Edexcel GCSE 1-9

The American West: Law & Order Gangs, Outlaws & The Greatest Gunfight in the West (Edexcel GCSE 1-9

This lesson has been designed for the GCSE Edexcel American West module. All outcomes are linked with Paper Two's Assessment Objectives 1 & 2. The focus of this lesson is to build pupils knowledge of outlaws such as 'Billy the Kid' and the events of the OK Corral Shoot out. Pupils begin by recapping the problems of lawlessness in the West - (Card Sort Activity) Pupils can rank these cards in various orders before applying their gain knowledge of these to a table of information. The Teachers then introduce the problem of outlaws and gangs in the West using The Reno Gang and 'billy The Kid' as examples. Pupils then work independently or in groups to construct a narrative account (As per question 2 of Paper 2) of the OK Corral shootout using a story board which can later be used as a revision tool. Videos are either embedded or links provided. Further advice can be found within the description of the presentation regarding the various forms tasks could take to suit your class.
morlem
The American West: Migration & Settlement (Edexcel GCSE 1/9)

The American West: Migration & Settlement (Edexcel GCSE 1/9)

Included in this pack is a bundle of lessons linked with the Edexcel GCSE 'The American West', covering essential topics pupils will need to know to understand the foundation of settlement in the west. -Migration (Oregon Trail, Donner Party, Mormons, Gold Rush) - Push / Pull Factors - Impact of the Railroad - Early Settlements / Lawlessness / Mining Towns - Homestead Act All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1 &2. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the American West to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included Success criteria's /Homework to further pupils understanding of Paper 2 Section 1. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic. You will need the Edexcel American West Textbook for parts of these lessons.
morlem
The American West: Impact of the Railroad. (GCSE Edxecel 1-9)

The American West: Impact of the Railroad. (GCSE Edxecel 1-9)

This lesson has been designed for the GCSE Edexcel American West module. All outcomes are linked with Paper Two's Assessment Objectives 1 & 2. The focus of this lesson is to build pupils knowledge regarding the impact of the transcontinental railroad system on: - Settlers & Farming - Plains Indians -Cattle Industry - National I have created a work booklet to accompany the various tasks of this lesson. Pupils will consolidate their learning with an exam style question (Paper 2 Question 1). I have also included a Homework suggestion. Videos are embedded and links and further advice can be found within the description of the presentation. You may need the Edexcel GCSE 1-9 American West Text Book to support part of this lesson if you wish.
morlem
The American West Edexcel GCSE 1-9.

The American West Edexcel GCSE 1-9.

Included in this pack is a series of lessons linked with the Edexcel GCSE 'The American West', covering essential topics pupils will need to know for the first half of paper two. All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1 &2. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the American West 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 Section 1. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic. Save over 40% On these lessons combined. You will need the Edexcel American West Textbook for parts of these lessons.
morlem
The American West: Conflict and Tension Between Settlers & Plains Indians (GCSE Edexcel 1-9)

The American West: Conflict and Tension Between Settlers & Plains Indians (GCSE Edexcel 1-9)

This lesson has been designed for the GCSE Edexcel American West module. All outcomes are linked with Paper Two's Assessment Objectives 1 & 2. The focus of this lesson is to build pupils knowledge regarding the relationships and growing tension between the Plains Indians and settlers between 1835-62. Pupils will begin with a discusion of Sacheen Littlefeather refusing to accept the Best Actor Oscar on behalf of Marlon Brando due to the mistreatment of Native Americans throughout history. Why is this? Pupils will then study and discuss why there may have been tension and conflict between the Plains Indians and settlers; before being introduced to the Fort Laramie Treaty as recommended by the Pearson Edexcel Textbook. Pupils will inquire into the terms of the treaty (see description on the slide for activity advice) and why it was so unfair (class treaty sheet, explained in presentation) before consolidating with an exam style question form paper 2 about the consequences of the Treaty. Videos are embedded and links and further advice can be found within the description of the presentation. you will need the Edexcel GCSE 1-9 American West Text Book to support part of this lesson.
morlem
Florence Nightingale Topic Pack

Florence Nightingale Topic Pack

A fabulous topic pack giving an interesting insight into the life of Florence Nightingale. Includes: - a stimulating PowerPoint slideshow based on the life of Florence Nightingale - a variety of worksheet activities - a Florence Nightingale quiz
jessplex