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General Elections

3x fully resourced lessons all complete with starters, worksheets, clips, well differentiated to three levels.Also includes a political quiz.Suitable for KS3/4 but could be adapted.I use all of these myself as a Head of Citizenship and I really hope you find them excellent value. Please leave me a review and I'll send you any other resource of your choice for free.Many more cheap and free resources at my shop: Emjcot's Shop

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The General Election 2017 - 65 Slide Lesson / Assembly Presentation

The General Election 2017 - 65 Slide Lesson / Assembly Presentation

Get this resource for FREE with code MEGA-MAY value £3. Type code in at checkout (first-time buyers to my shop).This resource is an informative lesson/assembly presentation on the forthcoming election on June 8th. It is divided into three sections Introduction to the General ElectionElections - What happens in the election processWhat will happen after the electionThe PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to Theresa May's announcement of the election, Jeremy Corbyn's response to the announcement, the election system in the UK and the role of parliament.An accompanying PowerPoint quiz is also availableGeneral Election 2017 Bumper 100 Question Interactive Powerpoint QuizYou may also be interested inBrexit – The Triggering of Article 50For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and EducateThinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide.How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step GuideTo be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

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General Election 2017

General Election 2017

1hr PP, clip, worksheets, differentiated fully Complete 1 hour lesson with accompanying worksheetsSuitable for KS3/4 easily adapted for eitherDifferent level tasks for MA,LA or CoreDesigned to fit Ofsted criteria for' Good' or aboveMany more inexpensive and free resources at my shop: Emjcot's ShopLeave me a review and pick any other resource for free :)

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UK General Election 2017 - Young People and voting

UK General Election 2017 - Young People and voting

In the 2015 general election less than 42% of 18 -24 year olds voted. Whilst 71% of over 45 year olds and 78% of over 65 year olds voted. With the next general election only a few weeks away what can be done to encourage young people to vote?Tutorial activity in prezi.Suitable for both vertical and horizontal tutor groups.Includes Numeracy activity and Employability and Learning framework.

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Pressure Groups - Presentation

Pressure Groups - Presentation

Comprehensive Presentation Covering: Pressure Groups and Power, What is Pluralism? Robert A Dahl’s Work on Power Structures and Pluralist Democracy, Pluralists and Democracy, Pluralists and the State, Evidence for the Pluralist View, Problems with Pluralism, Criticism of the Pluralist Position, What is Elitism? Is this Democratic? So Where is the Power? The Distinction Between Pluralism and Elitism, What Determines the Success of Pressure Groups, Functions of Pressure Groups, Mobilise Public Opinion, Example of the Mobilisation of Public Opinion, Education, Example of the Educative Role, Encourage Participation, Pluralism and Diversity, Example of Encouraging Participation, Single Issues, Example of Single Issue, Redress of Grievance, Example of Redress of Grievance, Representation of Minorities, Example of Representation of Minorities, Expert Knowledge, Example of Expert Knowledge, Public Policy, Example of Public Policy, Check and Balance to the Power of Executive Government and Example of Check and Balance.

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The Functions of The Family - The Sociology of Family - L2/20 [ AQA GCSE Sociology - 8192]

The Functions of The Family - The Sociology of Family - L2/20 [ AQA GCSE Sociology - 8192]

Professionally designed for the new AQA Sociology GCSE specification (8192) taught from September 2017. It can be purchased as a part of a complete 20 x lesson bundle (from June, 2017)This is lesson 2 of our 20 lesson course for the 'Sociology of Family' section.This lesson discusses the functions and roles of the family. The download features a .zip file which includes:-A detailed lesson plan: highlighting differentiation, AfL, key-words, SMSC and a timeline of learning activities (.pdf)-A premium quality PPT Show (fully animated) that covers the entire lesson (.ppsm & .ppsx formats)-A double-sided worksheet-A knowledge-hunt file-HomeworkAll lessons are designed around the new GCSE specification, certainly useful for any GCSE specification however. We take considerable time making the highest quality lessons, positive reviews are greatly appreciated. Feel free to contact us if you need additional resources creating: godwin86@gmail.comPS: AQA Sociology GCSE Teachers' Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1786443641643898/

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The UK General Election Themed Differentiated Anagrams and Word Searches - Set of 6

The UK General Election Themed Differentiated Anagrams and Word Searches - Set of 6

This resource contains a set of 6 differentiated word searches and anagrams on the theme of the general election.Other General Election ResourcesThe General Election - Lesson / Assembly PresentationThis an informative and colourful lesson / assembly presentation on the forthcoming election on June 8th. It is divided into three sections Introduction to the General ElectionElections - What happens in the election processWhat will happen after the electionThe PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to Theresa May's announcement of the election, Jeremy Corbyn's response to the announcement, the election system in the UK and the role of parliament.General Election Bumper 100 Multiple Choice Question QuizThis resource is a highly visual and editable 100 question interactive PowerPoint quiz on the forthcoming snap General Election. There are 100 questions with multiple choice answers and varying degrees of challenge. It has six categories.Who is the Politician?GovernmentParliamentPolitical PartiesMiscellaneousThe quiz can be administered in a variety of ways - to individuals or teams. The answers can be found by clicking on the voting box image on the bottom right-hand corner of each slide. Answers can be given either as you go through the quiz or at the end. Sample questions:On what date will the general election take place?How often does an election have to be held in the UK?In the UK, what is the official name given to the place where people go to vote?Who is the current Chancellor of the Exchequer?Who normally lives at 11 Downing Street?How many political parties are currently represented in the House of Commons?Thinking of publishing your own resources? Check out this step by step guide.How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide

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UK General Election 2017 - The work of Parliament  and Government: Citizenship

UK General Election 2017 - The work of Parliament and Government: Citizenship

UK General Election 2017 - The work of Parliament and Government: Citizenship. This resource contains 1xPowerPointThis Powerpoint contains 30 slides with detailed information about the upcoming 2017 General election. It will teach students in-depth about UK politics through a series of tasks, questions and activities. They will also develop knowledge about how UK elections work and what the role of an MP is and the key features of the UK parliament made up of the House of Commons, House of Lords and the Monarchy. This PowerPoint could be used as a double lesson and includes activities, challenging questions and tasks and information for students to use to learn about the 2017 general election. This resource includes a starter activity a variety of tasks and then a plenary and is matched against the Citizenship curriculum and the promotion of British values.Learning outcomes:AO1 To understand what a general election is and why it has been calledAO3 To develop a deeper understanding of how British politics worksAO3: To examine how the EU referendum may play a vital role in the outcome of the 2017 General electionThis could be used for the New GCSE Citizenship (9-1) but also KS3 students to teach them an introduction to politics using what is current and in the news.This resource work well with my other New GCSE Citizenship 9-1 Assessments and lesson powerpoints and worksheets. Click on my name to see my full shop containing lots more useful free and paid resources for GCSE Citizenship and PSHE.

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Family Life Around The World- Sociology of Family L5/20 [ AQA GCSE Sociology - 8192] Global

Family Life Around The World- Sociology of Family L5/20 [ AQA GCSE Sociology - 8192] Global

Professionally designed for the new AQA Sociology GCSE specification (8192) taught from September 2017. It can be purchased as a part of a complete 20 x lesson bundle (from June, 2017)This is lesson 5 of our 20 lesson course for the 'Sociology of Family' section.This lesson looks at differences in family life and structure around the world. It focuses on polygamous cultures and matriarchal / matrilineal cultures.The download includes:-A detailed lesson plan: highlighting differentiation, AfL, key-words, SMSC and a timeline of learning activities (.pdf)-A premium quality PPT Show (fully animated) that covers the entire lesson (.ppsm & .ppsx formats)-A double-sided A3 worksheet-HomeworkAll lessons are designed around the new GCSE specification, certainly useful for any GCSE specification however. We take considerable time making the highest quality lessons, positive reviews are greatly appreciated. Feel free to contact us if you need additional resources creating: godwin86@gmail.comPS: AQA Sociology GCSE Teachers' Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1786443641643898/

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ELA/History Cross Curricular Source Document Analysis State of the Union Speech/Thomas Jefferson and John Adams

ELA/History Cross Curricular Source Document Analysis State of the Union Speech/Thomas Jefferson and John Adams

The non-fiction Common Core aligned readings and primary source Document Pamphlet series: Discovering America is designed to help students read for information and think critically while forming their own ideas. Students and adults alike will discover history by looking at artifacts constructed by the people who shaped the United States of America. Perfect for any classroom, from Fifth Grade to college, this series engages students and prompts them to think for themselves, question, reflect and gain a deeper understanding of history. 100s of Pages of Engaging Student Document Analysis, lessons, debates and Activities.

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USA 1920s-1973 for new AQA GCSE History

USA 1920s-1973 for new AQA GCSE History

Wide range of high quality brand new resources made for the USA: Opportunity and Inequality unit of the new GCSE. All of these have been used and adapted in a busy secondary school - no need for a text book! Includes lessons, exam questions, differentiated resources, model answers and more.

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Revision: Russian Revolution 1917: Russian Roulette

Revision: Russian Revolution 1917: Russian Roulette

Revision: Russian Revolution 1917: Russian RouletteInteractive PowerPoint game/quiz, with questions on the Russian Revolution 1917.Groups choose a number (1-40) for the chance to answer questions and win the revolution. Landing on a yellow hammer and sickle gains the group the chance to answer a question about the 1917 Russian Revolution.But: They must to avoid the imperial crown. If a group does, it loses its rights to answer a question. If a group lands on three crowns, it is overthrown and is out the game.The first team to reach 21 hammer and sickles are the revolutionary winners. Included (as a Word document) are 40 questions with answers).

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The UK General Election 2017 - Lesson / Assembly Presentation, Bumper 100 Question Quiz, Set of 6 Differentiated Anagrams  and Word Searches

The UK General Election 2017 - Lesson / Assembly Presentation, Bumper 100 Question Quiz, Set of 6 Differentiated Anagrams and Word Searches

This bundle contains 1. An informative 65 slide lesson / assembly presentation on the General Election 2. A bumper 100 question Interactive PowerPoint Quiz on the general elections 3. A set of 6 election-themed differentiated anagrams and word searches. Click on the individual links for further details. Purchased individually these resources would cost £7.98. Save money and buy the bundle for just £4.50. That's a massive saving of 44%! For more inspiring educational resources visit Inspire and Educate Thinking of publishing your own resources or already an author and want to improve your resources and sales? Check out this 'must have' step by step guide. How to Become a Successful TES Author: Step by Step Guide To be kept informed of new resources click here and follow!

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French Election Final Round : Macron Versus Le Pen (Lesson + student booklet)

French Election Final Round : Macron Versus Le Pen (Lesson + student booklet)

The 1st round of the French Presidential elections is done. The French have voted for their 2 favorite candidates. They have 15 days to convince the French with their political visions and programmes. However, this is sometimes a little bit tricky to explain to our students who may have little knowledge about the politics or about the electoral process.This resource will help you teach about the elections by putting the results into the French context and by explaining the birth of each political party and the programmes of these two potential presidential leaders.This resource totally in English is aimed at intermediate-advanced level students. This resource contains a PPT with 25 slides with different activities with videos, questions and articles. It also contains a booklet with 11 pages for students so that they can keep a track of their learning. All the activities are corrected to save you time. Here's what you will get:1. a matching up activity with the 5 main political parties that were competing (texts with main ideas and political trends). 2. a true/false activity about the political campaign3. an interview with Marine Le Pen followed by questions4. Marine Le Pen’s video clip with questions to help students develop their critical thinking skills5. A mini-biography to reorder about Marine Le Pen6. A reading about the history of the FN and how it is presented now7. An interview about Emmanuel Macron and his program with questions, again to let your students think about the his programme and vision8. A brainstorming about what students may know about him10. a mini-biography to reorder about Emmanuel Macron11. A text giving some insight about his Party En Marche12. The results as a conclusionEnjoy. I am sure it will help you teach about the elections and their importance not only in France but also on the international scene. I suggest you also use this resource that gives you a clear idea of the political system in France.French Election System

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CITIZENSHIP: Citizenship -1 Year of Citizenship

CITIZENSHIP: Citizenship -1 Year of Citizenship

37x fully resourced lessons in 20 packs. All highly-rated Citizenship lesson packs and units (KS3/4). All 37 lessons are complete with at least one hour-long powerpoint, accompanying differentiated worksheets, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs, starters and all are well differentiated to three levels throughout. These resources have been highly-rated individually by TES users, follow the same consistent format and are easy to follow. There is zero extra work required, and the whole bundle follows lastest National Curriculum Citizenship stat and non-stat recommendations and Ofsted latest SRE/Safe Students guidance. I use all of these myself as a Head of Citizenship and I really hope you find them excellent value. I've put literally months of time into this to make these lessons top quality for my own school team. Please leave me a review and I'll send you any other resource of your choice for free. Many more inexpensive and also many free resources at my shop: Emjcot's Shop

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General Election Classroom Bundle - Run an Election, Create a role play,  Maths and English Activities

General Election Classroom Bundle - Run an Election, Create a role play, Maths and English Activities

General Election Classroom Bundle - Run an Election, Create a role play, Maths and English ActivitiesA Guide to The General Election 2017 - Presentation, Assembly, DiscussionRun your own election in class - Election, Politics, Government, Voting, General Election 2017General Election Maths Activities - Percentages, Number, CalculationGeneral Election Quiz - Election, Parliament, Government, PoliticsGeneral Election Role Play Bundle - Role Play, Election, Politics, Government, VoteGeneral Election Word Search with Solution

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General Election 2017: FAQs Bundle

General Election 2017: FAQs Bundle

General Election 2017: FAQs BundleBundle of PowerPoint presentations and quizzes that act a guide to the impending election and answer provide answers to frequently asked questions.

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The Ultimate P4C Resource Pack [Philosophy for Children]

The Ultimate P4C Resource Pack [Philosophy for Children]

This is the ultimate Philosophy for Children (P4C) Pack: perfect for any teacher wishing to bring philosophy and critical thinking into their classroom. It contains 20 resources and includes: -An 8-Lesson P4C Course -Debate generating software -Philosophy Boxes Discussion Sessions -A P4C Display Pack -A host of other tools and templates Teaching philosophy is my passion and this resource has been made by me over years of spreading the joy of philosophy to young minds. I hope you will help me bring philosophy into the lives of children around the world by using this resource . This product is suitable for any teacher (around the world) to bring P4C into their classroom. It provides enough resources for whole-school initiatives and may be of interest to those in leadership positions, or coordinating P4C/PSHE/SMSC/Ethics provisions. Its uses include: -Introducing philosophy and P4C -Boosting critical-thinking skills -Enhancing metacognitive ability -Practicing conversation and debate skills Feel free to email me with any questions :) Adam, godwin86@gmail.com ---------------------- "Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success." - Swami Sivananda

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THE RE MEGA BUNDLE

THE RE MEGA BUNDLE

Perfect for new RE teachers, new HODs and those entering a new RE post. This bundle is a massive collection of files. This bundle is designed for Religious Education, Philosophy & Ethics teachers; It includes: 5 x KS3 Units 5 x GCSE Units or themes A massive KS5 file collection An AQA Philosophy section P4C Tools Other goodies! Feel free to email me about the resource if you have any questions: godwin86@gmail.com Adam

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Citizenship: General Election 2017 Games (Bundle)

Citizenship: General Election 2017 Games (Bundle)

Citizenship: General Election 2017 Games (Bundle)PowerPoint and Word based, interactive games about the General Election. Designed to engage students with the the people; parties and politics of this important event.

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Citizenship: General Election 2017 Games (Bundle)

Citizenship: General Election 2017 Games (Bundle)

Citizenship: General Election 2017 Games (Bundle) PowerPoint and Word based, interactive games about the General Election. Designed to engage students with the the people; parties and politics of this important event. (Resources: 7)

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Citizenship: General Election: 2017: Electoral Wipeout: Game

Citizenship: General Election: 2017: Electoral Wipeout: Game

Citizenship: General Election: 2017: Electoral Wipeout: GameInteractive PowerPoint game show quiz, with questions on the General Election; government and politics.Parties (teams) choose a number (1-40) for the chance to answer questions; gain votes and win the election.But: They must to avoid the wipeout numbers, or they lose votes, or are even eliminated from the election.The first team to reach 21 votes wins the election, under the game’s first past the post system.Included (as Word documents) are 40 questions (with multiple choice answers) and 32 questions (with single answers).

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Citizenship: General Election: 2017: First Past the Post: Game

Citizenship: General Election: 2017: First Past the Post: Game

Citizenship: General Election: 2017: First Past the Post: GameInteractive PowerPoint activities to test skills in estimating time and quick counting, as well as what students know about the leaders; logos and icons of UK politics. 60 slides in total.

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Crime & Deviance (20 Lessons) [ GCSE Sociology ]

Crime & Deviance (20 Lessons) [ GCSE Sociology ]

This bundle contains 20 lessons for the 'Crime & Deviance' section of the new GCSE Sociology specification. Whilst it is useful to any teacher of Sociology, it was designed for the new AQA Sociology GCSE specification (8192) taught from September 2017. It is designed to be a self-contained, comprehensive and complete resource: everything a teacher/department need to teach the Crime & Deviance section of the course. Each lesson comes in a .Zip file, This file contains: -A detailed lesson plan: highlighting differentiation, AfL, key-words, SMSC and a timeline of learning activities (.pdf) -A premium quality PPT Show (fully animated) that covers the entire lesson (.ppsm & .ppsx formats) -Homework [-Most of the lessons include a worksheet (double-sided A4 or A3)] We take considerable time making the highest quality lessons and we believe these are the best GCSE Sociology resources money can buy, positive reviews are greatly appreciated. Our intention is to have the other units of the new GCSE Sociology course available by June. Feel free to contact us if you need additional resources creating: godwin86@gmail.com PS: AQA Sociology GCSE Teachers' Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1786443641643898/

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