History teaching resources: Mid-modern history (1750 – 1900)

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Factory conditions

Factory conditions

A lesson to explore factory conditions includes a Powerpoint with various activities including a debate task and written report. In addition also includes primary sources of conditions in the factories for source analysis and evaluation. An additional lesson also includes an assessment with planning table grid and model PEA paragraph to support. for students on selecting the best representation of conditions in the factories using GCSE source analysis skills

By leighbee23

Slave Triangle

Slave Triangle

This is a complete lesson exploring the Slave Trade triangle. It includes a map task, have and need task, card sort on the reasons slavery was justified and visual questioning task

By leighbee23

History timeline for display - easily adapted

History timeline for display - easily adapted

Goes from the dinosaurs through key periods of history to the present day. Use MS Word to adapt it. I have added the Stone, Bronze, Iron and Middle Ages to the updated version. As well as the first public railway in 1825, England winning the World Cup in 1966 and the 2012 Olympics.

By MrColleyMaths

Textile inventions

Textile inventions

This lesson as a dragons den style group task, pupils worked in groups of 5 and each analysed one of the five inventions during the Industrial revolution, they then choose one of the best inventions to invest their money in but being able to explain why. This is a good lesson to explore the start of the factory system.The lesson plan is based on the delegation task from a Teacher's toolkit lesson

By leighbee23

Living conditions in the Industrial revolution

Living conditions in the Industrial revolution

Powerpoint and worksheet all about living conditions in the Industrial revolution, this lesson includes various tasks for students and an extended writing task with a writing frame all provided on the powerpoint.

By leighbee23

Industrial revolution changes

Industrial revolution changes

Intro overview lesson on the main changes that took place during the Industrial Revolution Print off the Cards and cut them up and get pupils to put them in the correct category and correct time period.A good lesson to make pupils aware of the main changes that took place between 1750-1900 before looking at the Industrial period in more detail.There are a number of tasks to review progress and get students thinking of the the extent and impact of change.

By leighbee23

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New AQA AS History Revision Guide - 2H France in Revolution, 1774–1815

New AQA AS History Revision Guide - 2H France in Revolution, 1774–1815

Revision guide for the new AQA AS History specification 2H France in Revolution, 1774–1815. The revision guide specifically focuses on part one: the end of Absolutism and the French Revolution, 1774–1795. The topics considered are:The origins of the French Revolution, 1774–1789• Absolutism and the structure of the Ancien Régime: Louis XVI as King; government; social divisions; privileges and burdens; strengths and weaknesses• The ideas of the Enlightened philosophes: extent of influence in France; the salons; impact of the American revolution and War of Independence• Economic problems and royal finance: attempts to improve royal finances under Turgot, Necker and Calonne• The Assembly of Notables and political developments, February 1787 to May 1789; the state of France, politically, economically and socially by the meeting of the Estates-GeneralThe experiment in constitutional monarchy, 1789–1792• The revolution May-October 1789: developments in Versailles and Paris; developments in the country, including the Great Fear; the October Days• The attempts to establish a constitutional monarchy: church reforms; political, judicial and administrative reforms; economic and social change• Reaction to change internally and externally: the political clubs; the King and the flight to Varennes; the demonstration at the Champs de Mars; the origins and impact of war• Sans-culottes and the collapse of the constitutional experiment; the September massacres and elections to the national ConventionThe emergence and spread of the Terror, September 1792–1795• The establishment of a Republic: problems and policies; debate leading to the execution of the King• Internal and external war: the spread of war; the rising in the Vendée; attempts to establish wartime control; Robespierre; the fall of the Girondins and the Federalist revolt• The progress of the war: the levée en masse and the coming of the Terror• The spread of the Terror: executions; the influence of Robespierre and the sans culottes; the role of the CPS; Robespierre's fall and the collapse of the Terror

By liam0001

The Mormon Journey West

The Mormon Journey West

GCSE History lesson focuses on the Mormon journey west. The lesson introduces Brigham Young and looks at the challenges on the journey and how the Mormons sought to overcome them. The lesson features:- Key questions and learning outcomes- Background info on Brigham Young- Push and pull factors sort activity for reasons for travelling West- Detail on the journey west and challenges faced- A source based question and sheet to complete the question on- A short plenary activity as an alternative to using the question as a plenaryThis lesson features Smart notebook resources and therefore will require the user to have this software.

By josephg89

Lewis and Clark Expedition Word Search

Lewis and Clark Expedition Word Search

This word search is a great way to review the important terms and important persons of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The solution to the puzzle is included. Terms Included: ♦ Buffalo ♦ Compass ♦ Fort Mandan ♦ Keelboat ♦ Louisiana Purchase ♦ Meriwether Lewis ♦ Sacagawea ♦ Thomas Jefferson ♦ William Clark

By ScienceSpot

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Henry VIII and The Tudors

Henry VIII and The Tudors

A full unit of work with an assortment of differentiated activities including some English language work on Henry VIII, his 6 wives and Tudor food. Included is a homework project that could be completed over a half term and a leaflet of teacher answers.

By allen.t

Monitoring Arrangements of your History Department

Monitoring Arrangements of your History Department

This has been taken from my History Department Handbook and discusses what the History Department did in terms of monitoring. Whilst this has been written with reference to the department that I was head of, it may be useful to those just starting out as Heads of Department as a point of reference. It discusses ResultsLesson ObservationsPupil booksStudent Evaluation Forms

By hlw1066

*FULL LESSON* What were the experiences of the Donner and Sagar party? GCSE American West

*FULL LESSON* What were the experiences of the Donner and Sagar party? GCSE American West

This is a 1-hour GCSE American West lesson where students investigate the experiences of both the Donner and Sagar parties. Students will discover that some of the experiences were down to a combination of errors, problems and good decisions.There are four documents in this lesson:- A teacher PowerPoint which guides students throughout the lesson with engaging images and clear examples. - Donner Party Fact Map: a set of fact bubbles which students have to categorise.- Sagar Party Fact Map: same as above.- Reviewing the Accounts: students use their research to consolidate their learning about the two groups of people.The lesson ends with an Exit ticket asking students to decide what the experiences were for the parties involved.

By HumanitiesResources

9-1 GCSE American West - Government actions towards Indians 1830-51

9-1 GCSE American West - Government actions towards Indians 1830-51

GCSE American WestNew 2016 SpecificationGrades 9-1Can be used for AQA, Edexcel, OCR or iGCSE exam boards. Revision/summary sheet covering the actions taken by the government in the early years of the American West - focus in attitudes and 4 key acts/events, Indian Removal Act, Indian Appropriation Act, Indian Frontier and territorial gains of the 1840s. Looks at key points, impact and examples.Includes two exam style questionsPart of American West topicPlease see my other lessons & resourcesFeedback welcome

By MrThorntonTeach

9-1 GCSE British Medicine Through Time - Modern Medicine Treatments (Surgery, Drug and Other)

9-1 GCSE British Medicine Through Time - Modern Medicine Treatments (Surgery, Drug and Other)

GCSE British Medicine Through TimeNew 2016 SpecificationGrades 9-1Can be used for AQA, Edexcel, OCR or iGCSE exam boards. Revision/summary sheet covering the development of hi-tech and scientific surgery in the modern age. Can be be used for revision, class work, assessment or even teacher preparationLooks at key points, impact and examples.Includes; Microsurgery, Robotics, Transplants, Machinery, Drugs, Herbal Remedies and discussion of extent of change.Part of Modern Medicine 1900-Present Medicine topic. Please see my other lessons & resourcesFeedback welcome

By MrThorntonTeach

History of Medicine bundle

History of Medicine bundle

Bundle featuring four resources focused on the history of medicine and public health:- Overview of all elements of the GCSE History medicine through time course- Three resources on public health in 19th C Britain, and how it was reformed

By josephg89

The Franco-Prussian War

The Franco-Prussian War

Two resources focused on the build up to the Franco-Prussian War and the events of the conflict, that led to Germany finally being unified. Both resources feature key questions and learning outcomes, a variety of stimuli and activities. Suitable for A Level history students.*these resources are on Smart notebook software

By josephg89

Question cards on Slavery and the beginnings of the British Empire.

Question cards on Slavery and the beginnings of the British Empire.

Question cards for slavery and the beginnings of the British Empire(what kind of work did slaves do on plantations, abolishing the slave trade and who were involved, how Britain started an empire). This resource allows students to revise and even teach themselves. When they have the answer to help their colleague their levels of retention are much higher than just reading through notes. It is a very good way to allow the students revise by themselves and involves very little teacher involvement.Very important: When printing this resource, in order for it to work you need to:1) Go to Print.2) Print on both sides and flip on short edge.If you do not follow the above steps the answers will not appear on the flip side of the questions.

By Aodhan17

HISTORY AND RECOMMENDED READING FOR PLEASURE: DISPLAY

HISTORY AND RECOMMENDED READING FOR PLEASURE: DISPLAY

A selection of books are recommended for Year7 pupils through to Year 13 to encourage their love of History and reading. For display purposes. Pupils are encouraged to add their favourite historic-based books to the list. A simple addition to your efforts of improving literacy in History.

By hlw1066