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Recruitment in WW1

Recruitment in WW1

A lesson looking at recruitment in WW1. Fully differentiated for mixed ability with success criteria. Slides and worksheets included. The sixth lesson in the World War 1 Unit of Work.
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Causes of World War One Lesson

Causes of World War One Lesson

A lesson looking at the causes of WW1. Fully differentiated for mixed ability with success criteria. Slides and worksheets included. The fifth lesson in the World War 1 Unit of Work.
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Assassination of Franz Ferdinand Lesson

Assassination of Franz Ferdinand Lesson

A lesson looking at the assassination of Franz Ferdinand. Fully differentiated for mixed ability with success criteria. Slides and worksheets included. The fourth lesson in the World War 1 Unit of Work.
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Alliances before WW1

Alliances before WW1

A lesson looking at Alliances before WW1. Fully differentiated for mixed ability with success criteria. Slides and worksheets included. The third lesson in the World War 1 Unit of Work.
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Why did the Titanic sink? Lesson

Why did the Titanic sink? Lesson

A lesson looking at why the Titanic sank. Fully differentiated for mixed ability with success criteria. Slides and worksheets included. The second lesson in the World War 1 Unit of Work.
humanitiesbox
KS3 History, The First World War and Legacy Knowledge Organiser

KS3 History, The First World War and Legacy Knowledge Organiser

KS3 History The First World War, WW1, Trenches, Legacy of war on Britain Knowledge Organiser covering The First World War from a British perspective, looking at the causes of the war, key features of trench warfare and also the impact of the war. This works well with a unit with a focus on Trench Warfare and the legacy of the war. Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome
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KS3 History, WW1 : How did two bullets cause the death of 20 million?

KS3 History, WW1 : How did two bullets cause the death of 20 million?

KS3 History The First World War, WW1, Trenches, Causes of the war Fully resources lesson investigating how the death of Franz Ferdinand caused the First World War through a murder mystery as to why Gavrillo Prinzip is being arrested and then explanation of how this links to the outbreak of war in August 1914. All lesson activities and resources included. Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome
MrThorntonTeach
Wilfred Owen: Context and introduction to 'Anthem for Doomed Youth' and 'Dulce et Decorum Est'

Wilfred Owen: Context and introduction to 'Anthem for Doomed Youth' and 'Dulce et Decorum Est'

An introduction to biographical and WW1 context: > Images of soldiers, war, propaganda posters, Owen > Introduction to themes, imagery and analysis of 'Anthem...' and 'Dulce....' > Music and audio throughout, including readings of both poems by Sean Bean and Christopher Ecclestone. > All animations, transitions and timings refined for effective viewing (can be exported into an mp4 video)
majishun
KS3 History, WW1 : How accurate are misconceptions about the trenches?

KS3 History, WW1 : How accurate are misconceptions about the trenches?

KS3 History The First World War, WW1, Trenches Fully resources lesson investigating misconceptions about trench warfare on the Western Front Testing students own misconceptions and those in media by use of research and analysis of the diaries of veteran Reg Wilkes. Used in preparation for an exam question based on lesson title next lesson, could easily be added to this lesson. Embedded video included. All lesson activities and resources included. Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome
MrThorntonTeach
World War One

World War One

Lessons on causes of WW1 with assessment, lesson exploring recruitment using sources, a number of lessons to explore conditions in the trenches and finally a lesson exploring the weapons used in WW1
leighbee23
Celebrating 100 years of Women in the British  Forces/ Red, White and Blue Day

Celebrating 100 years of Women in the British Forces/ Red, White and Blue Day

A powerpoint presentation to be used as a school assembly or as a class talking and listening activity. This year celebrates 100 years of women being permitted to join The British Military Forces. many schools will dress in red,w white and blue and raise money for militry charities. In this presentation we look at the history since WW1, we look at famous people, Queen Elizabeth, Dame Kelly Holmes, veteren Rose Watson and Major general Susan Ridge
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