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

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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

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

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

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

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

LEAP YEAR SCAVENGER HUNT

LEAP YEAR SCAVENGER HUNT

If you are born on Leap Day, will you have to wait four years to celebrate your next birthday? Although, both years are century years, why was the year 2000 a leap year and not the year 1900? What are babies born on Leap Day called? Your students will enjoy knowing the answers to these and many more interesting questions with this 20 Scavenger Hunt Fun Facts pack on Leap Year.WHAT’S INCLUDED ✓ 20 Fact Cards on Leap Year✓ 3 Recording Sheets✓ 3 page Answer Key✓ 13 Writing Templates featuring Leap Year images; 1 blank template included for students to self-illustrate.ACTIVITY ⇒ Place the 20 fact cards on Leap Year around the classroom. Students can work individually, in pairs, or in small groups to find the answers to all 20 questions on their response sheets. They must read the fact card to find the answer for each corresponding fact question on their response sheets. ⇒ Early finishers who complete the Scavenger Hunt can design their writing posters. Wrap-up the activity by getting students together and asking them to share the facts they found the most interesting. They may refer to their recording sheets and posters.

By Fortheloveofkids3

Tsarist & Communist Russia 1855-1964 - Comprehensive Summary of Course

Tsarist & Communist Russia 1855-1964 - Comprehensive Summary of Course

A 2,800 word summary of the course content and context of Tsarist & Communist Russia, with details from 1855 to 1964. This document summarises the political and cultural context of Russia from 1855 to 1964, aimed at covering the AQA course content, however it is also relevant as a comprehensive summary of the period regardless of exam board or specification.

By rlowe0008

Industrial revolution question cards

Industrial revolution question cards

Question cards for the Industrial Revolution. 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

Jack the Ripper: Who were the Victims?

Jack the Ripper: Who were the Victims?

Jack the Ripper: Who were the Victims?Designed for Key Stage 3, this is the second lesson in a unit on Jack the Ripper, leading students into an in-depth investigation exploring who the victims were.

By MrTHistory

Jack the Ripper: Who were the Suspects?

Jack the Ripper: Who were the Suspects?

Jack the Ripper: Who were the Suspects?Designed for Key Stage 3, this is the third lesson in a unit on Jack the Ripper. Students explore who the suspects were and reach a decision about who they believe it was most likely to have been.- 10 detailed suspect accounts- Differentiated investigation grids- Discussion and further activities.- Hyperlinked video, leading to more discussion and conclusions

By MrTHistory

Victorian Schools

Victorian Schools

Year 5 - 9, introduces class to Victorian school system using context quiz and diary worksheets, good for starting a scheme with differentiated resources for mixed level classes

By CBW456

New AQA GCSE Germany 1890-1945 SOW Part 2/3

New AQA GCSE Germany 1890-1945 SOW Part 2/3

Lessons 7-14 of the new AQA GCSE unit on Germany. All lessons come fully resourced with powerpoints and other useful sources and key words lists. This is specifically tailored to following the Oxford AQA GCSE textbook (see cover image).Lesson 7 - interpretations (mini assessment from book)Lesson 8 - Weimar Recovery after 1923 (the Golden Years)Lesson 9 - The Wall Street Crash and Great DepressionLesson 10 - The Growth of the Nazi PartyLesson 11 - Who voted for the Nazis and Hitler becoming ChancellorLesson 12 - Eliminating OppositionLesson 13 - The Night of the Long KnivesLesson 14 - Work and BreadNB: I'm still in the process of writing the last part of this Scheme of Work, it'll will hopefully be up within a couple of weeks.

By brosser24

The life of a slave

The life of a slave

This lesson is a group led task led lesson that enables students to use 4 worksheets with information about life for slaves (plantation, big house, free time and housing) The students then fill in as the walk around to different information stations or fill in after to see how much was learnt.This resource has been adapted since earlier reviews

By leighbee23

The Whitechapel Murders: Jack the Ripper!

The Whitechapel Murders: Jack the Ripper!

Complete in-depth set of lessons on Jack the Ripper!Lesson 1 - Life in Whitechapel- Exploration of what life was like in East End London and why this made Whitechapel the perfect place for 'Jack' to commit his murders.Lesson 2 - Who were the Victims?- Investigation of the murders and the different victims. Students try to identify any commonalities and form an idea of who the perpetrator was.Lesson 3 - Who were the Suspects?- Investigation of the different suspects believed to be responsible for the murders. Students reach a judgement after considering all the evidence.Lesson 4 - The Infamous Letters- Students analyse the 3 letters that were said to have been sent in to the police by Jack the Ripper. They will reach a judgement about whether they believe the letters, if any, were sent by the murderer or not.Lesson 5 - Did the Press Make a Mess?- Lesson examining evidence that suggests the press played a part in why the police were unable to catch Jack the Ripper.

By MrTHistory

New AQA GCSE Germany 1890-1945 SOW Part 1/3

New AQA GCSE Germany 1890-1945 SOW Part 1/3

Lessons 1-6 of the new AQA GCSE unit on Germany. All lessons come fully resourced with powerpoints and other useful sources and key words lists. This is specifically tailored to following the Oxford AQA GCSE textbook (see cover image).Lesson 1 - timelineLesson 2 - What was Germany like before the First World WarLesson 3 - Germany and the First World WarLesson 4 - What was the Weimar Republic?Lesson 5 - Year of CrisesLesson 6 - Hitler and the Munich Putsch

By brosser24

Year 6 History Planning and Resources

Year 6 History Planning and Resources

Year 6 History units (17 lessons in total), with lesson plans and all of the resources needed for each lesson.Victorians (9 lessons)Mayans (8 lessons)(Please ignore the third product, as it is only there as there needs to be a minimum of 3 products to create a 'bundle' on TES)There is a PDF of all of the files and an editable version of each file (you just need to delete the watermark logo from each of the editable files).You can find more History planning and teaching resources on the Save Teachers' Sundays website.

By SaveTeachersSundays

The British Empire - The colonisation of Australia and the Aborigines

The British Empire - The colonisation of Australia and the Aborigines

This lesson focuses on the upheaval of the Aborigines way of life in Australia with the coming of the Europeans. The lesson starts by looking at Aborigines customs and traditions and how these were quickly attacked through the attitudes and settlements of the colonists. Paintings from Governor Davey of Van Diemen's Land are analysed as the students have to finally prioritise the most significant changes the colonists made.

By Pilgrim17

Union of Scotland and England in 1707

Union of Scotland and England in 1707

This resources explains the union of England and Scotland and the effects it had on the m. This resource is prepared for History KS3pupil's for understanding of England in the 18th century. It explains the social, economic and political effects

By geo_pal2000

Year 2 History Planning and Resources

Year 2 History Planning and Resources

2 Year 2 History units, with lesson plans and all of the resources needed for each lesson.Great Plague and Great Fire of London (8 lessons)Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole and Edith Cavell (8 lessons)(The third product is only there because a bundle needs to have a minimum of 3 products)There is a PDF of all of the files and an editable version of each file (you just need to delete the watermark logo from each of the editable files).You can find more History planning and teaching resources on the Save Teachers' Sundays website.

By SaveTeachersSundays

Learning Grid - Changing attitudes to race

Learning Grid - Changing attitudes to race

This is a simple Learning Grid to revise main figures and concepts in relation to the Changing Attitudes to Race topic within the 20th century USA history widely used in quite a few examination boards. It is a good revision task - you only need dice!

By madsheep_123