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Women's Suffrage Bundle (5x lessons)

Women's Suffrage Bundle (5x lessons)

Women’s Suffrage Bundle (5x Lessons) This resource contains : 5x 1hr lessons which are fully resourced with worksheets and hyperlinked videos. This bundle focuses on the women’s suffrage movement in Britain at the turn of the twentieth century. It covers the traditional role of women in the 19th century and questions how much change there was. Three lessons focus on the actions on Suffragettes and Suffragists and questions how they helped or hindered women’s suffrage. All the lessons are accessible for all abilities and have ‘aim higher’ tasks to extend the most able in your class.

By matthew_nolan

Leeds and the Canal

Leeds and the Canal

A collection of photos that I am putting together for my class as they learn about settlements in Britain. This curation will feature photos of Leeds, places to visit, and the canal and its role in the industrial revolution. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.

By sarah277

Why did Mrs Morgan take evacuees?

Why did Mrs Morgan take evacuees?

An exercise to develop students understanding of the reasons why people chose to host evacuees during World War 2. This is a card sort along a line of significance, allowing students to consider the relative importance of a range of factors. This could then be used as the basis to produce an explanation.

By zlsorrell

Evolution of Railroads - Research and Timeline Project

Evolution of Railroads - Research and Timeline Project

This unit connects learning with technology to Social Studies. This is perfect for technology class or for use in a Social Studies or History classroom that wants to incorporate technology with a lesson. No download is required to use Tiki-Toki (www.tiki-toki.com) - a free product, making it easy for teachers who are not able to download software on classroom computers to still give their students a choice in learning. In this lesson, students are provided with a quick tutorial, as well as links to other resources to help them with their project. The tutorial is intended to help students get started with the program and then use the resources within the program to refine their creations. Students create a timeline about the evolution of railroads after researching them. They use that information along with graphics, pictures and backgrounds from the Internet and also supplied in Tiki-Toki, to create a finished presentation that explains the history of railroads and how they evolved, and add their own opinions and insights to the project. This is an excellent creative project to add to a unit on railroads, the Industrial Revolution, or other social studies lessons on the growth and development of the United States. The project was created for grades 7-8 but could easily be used with upper elementary or high school students. Files Included with this Lesson • Teacher & Student Notes and Resources • Student Project Expectations and Grading Rubric • Getting Started Tutorial for Tiki-Toki

By innovationsintechnology

Nazi Leaders on a Revision Cube

Nazi Leaders on a Revision Cube

My top evil six Nazi Leaders names were written onto a cube. Once created the cube can act as a start activity or revision tool. Great for homework assignments. Look on my store for blank versions and more Nazi and Revision Cubes

By teacherstevenson

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History Teacher Templates & Worksheets

History Teacher Templates & Worksheets

This bundle contains paid and free resources that can be used as activities, worksheets and homework. There are also useful PPTs and tools for teachers to use to reward their students, help them revise and have fun and learn. Useful for a new History teacher or for anyone wanting a bargain. Save over 50%

By teacherstevenson

Military History: World War Two

Military History: World War Two

A collection of photos of World Water Two German bunkers on the British Channel Island of Alderney. These bunkers are made from concrete and were built by the prisoners of war, using designs for an engineer's handbook. My students have used the photos in their projects and presentations about World War Two. I hope you will find them of use to your class too. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.

By sarah277

World War 1 Comprehension

World War 1 Comprehension

This resource includes 7 different comprehension activities. Each activity comes with 1 x story page and 1 x questions page. They are all based on the theme of World War 1. There is a short amount of information provided on each page and then 4 questions on another page - you can see examples in preview/thumbnail pictures. This is great for students to be able to read a passage and recall details from it, answering relevant questions. They are related to World War 1 to give a twist on the usual comprehension activities. Comes in black and white for ink friendly printing. The images are eye catching and appropriate for young students who will find them engaging.

By nikkirobs

Inventions of World War I & World War II - Research and Presentation in Canva

Inventions of World War I & World War II - Research and Presentation in Canva

This unit connects learning with technology to Social Studies. This is perfect for technology class or for use in a Social Studies or History classroom that wants to incorporate technology with a lesson. No download is required to use Canva (www.canva.com ) - a free product), making it easy for teachers who are not able to download software on classroom computers to still give their students a choice in learning. In this lesson, students are provided with a quick tutorial, as well as links to other resources to help them with their project. The tutorial is intended to help students get started with the program and then use the resources within the program to refine their creations. Students create a presentation about some of the things that were invented because of World War I or World War II after researching them. They use that information along with graphics, pictures and background (supplied in Canva) to create a finished presentation that explains the history of the inventions and adds their own opinions and insights to it. This is an excellent creative project to add to a unit on World War I or World War II. The project was created for grades 7-8 but could easily be used with upper elementary or high school students. Files Included with this Lesson • Teacher & Student Notes and Resources • Student Project Expectations and Grading Rubric • Getting Started Tutorial for Canva

By innovationsintechnology

Memories of World War One, In the words of those who lived it

Memories of World War One, In the words of those who lived it

This Learning Pack, produced by the Dorset History Centre, is based around two soldiers from Dorset and fought and survived World War One. This pack contains copies of original sources from the depths of the county archives, as well as audio material from one of the soldiers, who discusses his life and experiences in the First World War. This pack is ideal for local history, or a study of aspects of the war. Each resource comes with its own set of questions and activity suggestions, and is easily accessible for a range of ages. The Dorset History Centre would be happy to answer any queries about the pack or any topics it contains. We would love to hear your feedback, so please do contact us at www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/dorsethistorycentre.

By DorsetHistoryCentre

WW1 weapons

WW1 weapons

A lesson based on the development of weaponry in WW1. The lesson includes a powerpoint with starter and activity instructions and extension work as well as a GCSE exam style question with scaffolding. The worksheets and table sheet are to be used as a group task lesson to allow students to explore the various weapons used in WW1. The lesson could be adapted to suit other ideas but it based on a group exploring task.

By leighbee23