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The British Empire: Nelson Mandela

The British Empire: Nelson Mandela

Lesson that considers the role and importance of Nelson Mandela for the British Empire. This is the second lesson of the enquiry that focuses on the British Empire and relations with India. Enquiry will build to focus on the reasons that India was able to achieve independence and the consequences of this.
MrHistory
Suffragettes Topic Vocabulary Pack

Suffragettes Topic Vocabulary Pack

Suffragettes! This 16-page Suffragette TVP will help bring to life your topic! The ninja has carefully selected 4 key areas to study and explore: Suffragettes, Emmeline Pankhurst, WSPU and Radical Techniques! We have created exciting lists of topic-focused nouns, verbs and adjectives to enhance pupil writing. Researched etymologies of related words for you to teach. The ninja has even provided a unique Vocabulary Ninja reward system (including certificates), branded display resources, and blank templates of Synonym Alley and Vocabulary Laboratory activities. The ninja has even supplied two pages of teaching techniques, helping you bring to life each resource.
VocabularyNinja
Famous Females Topic Vocabulary Pack

Famous Females Topic Vocabulary Pack

Famous Female! This 16-page Explorer TVP will help bring to life your topic! The ninja has carefully selected 4 key areas to study and explore: Florence Nightingale, Rosa Parks, Malala and Marie Curie! We have created exciting lists of topic-focused nouns, verbs and adjectives to enhance pupil writing. Researched etymologies of related words for you to teach. The ninja has even provided a unique Vocabulary Ninja reward system (including certificates), branded display resources, and blank templates of Synonym Alley and Vocabulary Laboratory activities. The ninja has even supplied two pages of teaching techniques, helping you bring to life each resource.
VocabularyNinja
Historical events bundle

Historical events bundle

Includes: - 9/11 terror attacks - Attack on Pearl Harbor - Beer hall putsch - 'Brexit' - Chernobyl nuclear disaster - Crimean war - Cuban missile crisis - Falklands war - Holocaust - Kristallnacht - Night of the long knives - Russian revolution - Rwandan genocide - Sinking of the Titanic - Vietnam wat - War of the roses - Wounded knee massacre
shaunandrewwilliams
Gandhi Letter - To Every Englishman in India -  Primary Source Activity Pack

Gandhi Letter - To Every Englishman in India - Primary Source Activity Pack

This collection of primary source analysis activities gives teachers a variety of activities to help students dig into the letter written by Gandhi in 1920 titled To Every Englishman in India. History Made Fresh strategies such as Primary Source Ninja, Prove It or Lose It, and the Reading Frame are included. These can be used in class, at home, or as a simple plan for a substitute. Each activity encourages reading for understanding and prepares students for an extended writing activity or presentation. These activities are classroom tested.
HistoryMadeFresh
Medicine Through Time + Civil Rights (Pearson Edexcel GCSE)

Medicine Through Time + Civil Rights (Pearson Edexcel GCSE)

Included in this pack are TWO combined sections of resource bundles linked with the Pearson Edexcel GCSE 'Civil Rights' and 'Medicine Through Time' sections, covering essential topics pupils will need to know for papers one and three. All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1, 2, and 3. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the American West and Vietnam War to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included WAGOLS / Success criteria's /Homeworks to further pupils understanding of Paper three. + a knowledge organiser! A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic saving 40% on these bundles combined! You will need the Edexcel Medicine Through Time textbook to support some lessons. Full separate bundles including more lessons of these topics can be found in my shop.
morlem
Medicine Through Time + American West (Pearson Edexcel GCSE)

Medicine Through Time + American West (Pearson Edexcel GCSE)

Included in this pack are TWO fully resources bundles of lessons linked with the Pearson Edexcel GCSE 'American West' and 'Medicine Through Time' sections, covering essential topics pupils will need to know for papers one and two. All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1, 2, and 3. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the American West and Vietnam War to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included WAGOLS / Success criteria's /Homeworks to further pupils understanding of Paper three. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic saving 40% on these bundles combined! You will need the Edexcel Medicine Through Time textbook to support some lessons. It is not necessary but you could use the American West textbook to supplement some American West lessons.
morlem
American West & Vietnam Bundle (Pearson Edexcel GCSE)

American West & Vietnam Bundle (Pearson Edexcel GCSE)

Included in this pack are TWO fully resources schemes of work linked with the Pearson Edexcel GCSE 'American West' and 'the Vietnam War' sections, covering essential topics pupils will need to know for papers two & three. All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1, 2, 3, &4. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the American West and Vietnam War to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included WAGOLS / Success criteria's /Homeworks to further pupils understanding of papers two & three. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic saving 40% on these bundles combined! You will need the Edexcel conflict at home and abroad textbook for one of the Vietnam lessons. All American West lessons are fully resourced.
morlem
The 20th Century Challenge

The 20th Century Challenge

Presentation designed to as a simple useful activity as a starter or plenary in KS3 or KS4 History. There is also the potential to use the printable slides as tasks for research or a cover lesson or as a general homework task. Printable tasks at the end of the slide show The presentation includes a 10 question challenging quiz on each of the 10 decades of the 20th Century. The challenge can be used as a teacher directed activity or as a paper exercise as described above. The whole presentation contains 33 slides and hyperlinks are embedded throughout.
20JET12
History of Finland - A celebration of over 100 years of independence

History of Finland - A celebration of over 100 years of independence

This is a chronological history of Finland from prehistoric times to the 21st century. It shows students how Finland has been hotly contested for control throughout thousands of years, culminating with its independence in 1917. This PowerPoint is unlocked so you can add your own tidbits of information to it. Note: Make sure you play the PowerPoint, rather than simply look at the single slides. You'll see that some pictures and paragraphs disappear on a single slide before the next picture or paragraph appear on the same slide. I did this to create interest!
renee2181
Wars Around the World Lapbook BUNDLE

Wars Around the World Lapbook BUNDLE

Over 600 pages of Lapbooks!! Infuse some hands-on fun into your history studies, and get a HUGE discount! You will receive these ebooks: • War of 1812 Lapbook • French & Indian War Lapbook • American Revolution Lapbook • American Civil War Lapbook • Spanish American War Lapbook • Korean War Lapbook • Vietnam War Lapbook • World War I Lapbook • World War II Lapbook Package (includes 2 Lapbooks) • The Holocaust Lapbook • Famous Quotes from the Heavy Hitters of World War I and II Copywork Notebook You get all 11 products at one low price! Regular Price: $55.00 This bundles consists of downloadable PDF files. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create!
KnowledgeBoxCentral
Vietnam War Lapbook

Vietnam War Lapbook

The Vietnam War occurred in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia from December 1956 to the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975. In Vietnam this war is known as the American War. It is also known as the Second Indochina War as it followed the First Indochina War. The Vietnam War was fought between North Vietnam, supported by China and other communist allies and South Vietnam, supported by the US and other anti-communist countries. Follow the included complete Study Guide as you create a 3-folder Lapbook. All information, instructions, and templates are included. Designed for 3rd – 6rd grade, but easily adapted for upper grade levels. This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create!
KnowledgeBoxCentral
The Spanish-American War Lapbook

The Spanish-American War Lapbook

The Spanish American War was a ten-week war fought between Spain and the United States which began on April 25, 1898. The war began with American intervention in Cuba’s fight for independence and also led to American involvement in the Philippine Revolution. Explore this time period in a fun, hands-on way as you create this beautiful Lapbook as a keepsake of your studies. Complete Study Guide included. This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create!
KnowledgeBoxCentral
Martin Luther King Jr Lapbook

Martin Luther King Jr Lapbook

Take a journey through time, and learn about Martin Luther King, Jr., and his life and assassination with us! you will create a 3-folder Lapbook where you will document all of the fascinating information that you learn. Includes a complete Study Guide, as well as all instructions and templates. This product can stand alone or be used as a supplement to any other history curriculum. Depending on the maturity level of the child and the parent involvement, this product could be used with K-8th grade, and it is easy to alter for upper and lower grades. This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create!
KnowledgeBoxCentral
Korean War Lapbook

Korean War Lapbook

The Korean War began June 25, 1950 and ended July 27, 1953. The main combatants in the conflict were South Korea, aided by the United Nations and North Korea, aided by China and the Soviet Union. In South Korea the conflict is sometimes known as the 625, reflecting the date of its beginning. North Koreans call the war the Fatherland Liberation War. Explore this time in history through our complete Study Guide and Lapbook. This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create!
KnowledgeBoxCentral
America Through the Centuries:  1900s Lapboook

America Through the Centuries: 1900s Lapboook

Ever wanted to take a comprehensive look at each century in American History? Then this series is for you. Continuing with the 1900s, each of these Lapbooks takes an in depth look at America in each century. Included are major events, famous people, major inventions, as well as a look at food, clothing and housing in each era. Includes a complete Study Guide, as well as all instructions and templates. This product can stand alone or be used as a supplement to any other history curriculum. Depending on the maturity level of the child and the parent involvement, this product could be used with K-8th grade, and it is easy to alter for upper and lower grades. This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create!
KnowledgeBoxCentral
Classroom Debates: Abortion

Classroom Debates: Abortion

There's no debate about it! Debates are boundless tools for engaging students and energizing your classroom curriculum. This resource contains everything you need to satisfy this energy and innovation. Using debates in the classroom can help students grasp essential critical thinking, public speaking, and presentation skills. In addition, your students will develop research skills, citizenship, organization, persuasion, & prioritization of information. This resource allows students to study and discover the heated debate on Abortion in diverse ways, forming and deconstructing both the opinions of others, and their own! You will receive over 20 pages of material that guides your students throughout the entire debate process. Each page in this package is informative and visual. STUDENTS WILL BE ENGAGED! Students will create protest signs, banners, petitions, and voice their opinion to gain supporters. They will elect a debate leader and have a chance to bring real-world application into the classroom. Students will stay with their beliefs or modify them based on the hard research they work for as they learn about the argument on both sides. The actual classroom debate is organized which includes debate leaders from three parties and a neutral mediator. It’s all here. What are you waiting for! Students will learn about both sides of the Abortion debate. This reoccurring argument has significantly polarized Americans over the past several decades and now your students have a chance to make a real difference at school and in their community. Ignore the fake media and combat their agenda with fact finding and legitimate research. All students need this experience to discover who they are, where they stand and how they truly can make their voice heard.
Taylaj42
World War One - Complete Unit

World War One - Complete Unit

Unit of lessons covering a number of aspects on World War One. 1. The Schlieffen Plan 2. Propaganda - Why did men sign up to fight? 3. Conscientious Objectors 4. Life in the Trenches 5. The Battle of the Somme 6. The Battle of the Somme - Assessment 7. The Christmas Truce 8. The Treaty of Versailles
MrTHistory
Informational Texts - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle (SAVE 85%)

Informational Texts - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle (SAVE 85%)

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different concepts, influential people and historical events. After carefully reading each informational text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
'Conflict at Home and Abroad' Paper 3 Edexcel GCSE - PART 1

'Conflict at Home and Abroad' Paper 3 Edexcel GCSE - PART 1

Included in this pack is PART ONE of a series of lessons linked with the Edexcel GCSE ‘American Civil Rights’ and ‘the Vietnam War’, covering essential topics pupils will need to know for paper three. All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1 &2 or 3. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the Civil Rights movement and Vietnam War to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included WAGOLS / Success criteria’s /Homework to further pupils understanding of Paper three. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic. Save over 30% On these lessons combined. You will need the Edexcel conflict at home and abroad Textbook for one of the Vietnam and civil rights Lessons. Link to PART 2 BUNDLE: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-conflict-at-home-and-abroad-paper-3-edexcel-gcse-part-2-11852238
morlem
African American American History & Culture - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Texts (SAVE 40%)

African American American History & Culture - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Texts (SAVE 40%)

This Reading Comprehension worksheets bundle is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The texts focus on different aspects of Aferican American culture and events in African American history such as the abolitionist and post-abolitionist movement. The bundle also includes the bios of major African American visionaries and leaders. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, gap filling exercises, True or False, definitions matching exercises, word searches, classroom discussions and crosswords. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
World War One: Ireland

World War One: Ireland

Six pages of top quality colour resources on Ireland during the First World War from the service of Irish soldiers to Irish war poetry and the Easter Uprising. This resource includes high quality paintings and photographs as well as in-depth historical details and examples of poetry that will help deepen your pupils' understanding of the First World War and its impact on Ireland. These resources are produced by Never Such Innocence, a charity dedicated to engaging young people with the centenary of the First World War through poetry, art and song. If you've enjoyed this resource, have a look at our website (www.neversuchinnocence.com) where the fourth edition resource is available including sections on the war at home and around the world as well as having poetry and art from the period incorporated throughout. Never Such Innocence runs an annual First World War poetry, art and song competition for young people aged 9-16 around the world. The competition is free to enter and the deadline is Friday 16th March. To request two free copies of the resource for your school email enquiries@neversuchinnocence.com
NSI
Black history bundle

Black history bundle

A comprehensive Black History bundle. It includes: writing templates, great speeches and quotes, presentation style information, bookmarks and lots more.
newe700
Edexcel GCSE History - Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-1991: Complete Unit (Topic 1, 2 and 3)

Edexcel GCSE History - Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-1991: Complete Unit (Topic 1, 2 and 3)

Edexcel GCSE History, Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-1991 Complete set of lessons for each of the 3 topic areas in this unit. Topic 1: The origins of the Cold War, 1941–58 - Lesson 1: Early Tension Between East and West - Lesson 2: The Development of the Cold War - Lesson 3: The Cold War Intensifies Topic 2: Cold War crises, 1958–70 - Lesson 1: The Berlin Crisis, 1961 - Lesson 2: The Crisis Over Cuba, 1962 - Lesson 3: The Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia, 1968 Topic 3: The end of the Cold War, 1970–91 - Lesson 1: Attempts to Reduce Tension Between East and West - Lesson 2: Flashpoints - Lesson 3: The Collapse of Soviet Control of Eastern Europe Each lesson is in-depth and comprehensive, with activities, exam questions and hyperlinked videos included throughout.
MrTHistory
World War One: Conscientious Objectors

World War One: Conscientious Objectors

Complete lesson on conscientious objectors. Focuses include... - Source analysis activities throughout the lesson - Contextual information - chances for reading, recording and discussion - Hyperlinked documentary and differentiated question sheets for students to answer as they watch - Plenary activity and Homework
MrTHistory
The Windrush - What was it like to emigrate to Britain in 1948?

The Windrush - What was it like to emigrate to Britain in 1948?

The Windrush - What was it like to emigrate to Britain in 1948? - Fully differentiated starter task for higher, middle and lower ability - Planned questioning to target students at higher, middle and lower ability, full of SMSC opportunities. - Whole class reading providing context on the why there was immigration at this time - Fully differentiated question sheet and source activity sheet for higher, middle and lower ability - Interactive plenary This is a thoroughly planned and resourced lesson and would be perfect for any formal observation.
MrTHistory
World War One Unit of Work

World War One Unit of Work

Complete Unit of Work for WW1. Full 16 lessons which include slides, worksheets and homework activities. Each lesson differentiated for mixed ability. Leave a review and choose any resource for FREE! Visit my SHOP for many more great resources
humanitiesbox
Nelson Mandela Factsheet Worksheet Keyword Starter Settler Activity Cover Lesson Black History Month

Nelson Mandela Factsheet Worksheet Keyword Starter Settler Activity Cover Lesson Black History Month

1 x Factsheet/Worksheet on the theme of 'Nelson Mandela'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes suggested extension activities which can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Biographies of Notable People - Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle (SAVE 85%)

Biographies of Notable People - Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle (SAVE 85%)

This Reading Comprehension worksheets bundle is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The texts narrate the life and work of a number of notable individuals from the world of politics, science and arts. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, gap filling exercises, True or False, character match and definitions matching exercises, word searches and crosswords. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
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
Black History: Rosa Parks Recount Lesson (KS2)

Black History: Rosa Parks Recount Lesson (KS2)

A lesson plan, a powerpoint presentation and a vocab list. To celebrate black history, here is a full lesson plan and resources on Rosa Parks. The children are to watch a short video on Rosa Park and her bus boycott. The children are then set the task to write a recount from Rosa Parks' point of view of that day. A vocab list is provided to help with spelling along with recount sentence starter ideas. You could simplify this lesson plan and ask children to write an informal diary entry instead from Rosa Parks.
talktokt3
Black History Month 2017 Assembly / Lesson / Presentation/ Quiz/ Worksheet

Black History Month 2017 Assembly / Lesson / Presentation/ Quiz/ Worksheet

Black History Month takes place throughout the month of October. This resource consists of a visual, 30-page PowerPoint presentation which includes: • Important vocabulary • Key information about Black History Month • When Black History Month takes place throughout the world • How Black History Month began • Criticism of Black History Month • The slave trade • Abolition of slavery • The Civil Rights Movement • Important people in black history • The Windrush • Quotes from Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan about Black History Month • Quiz • Interactive matching activity • Interactive naming activity • Notting Hill Carnival spotting activity • Celebrity Activity • Useful images • Links to videos Also included is a worksheet to accompany the quiz. Please note that the quiz questions are the same as those on the presentation, and that the answers are at the end of the presentation. This resource is fully editable and could be used for an interactive assembly or a lesson. All images are copyright free. Please leave a review if you find this useful. Thank you! You may also be interested in these resources: Diwali Assembly/ Lesson Halloween Assembly/ Lesson Day of the Dead Assembly/ Lesson 2017 Pop Music Quiz 2017 Film Quiz October Assembly/Lesson Pack Tags: Black History Month 2017, Black History Month Assembly, Black History Month Quiz, Black History Month Worksheet, Black History Month Activity, Black History Month Activities, History of Black History Month, Black History Month Presentation, Black History Month Lesson
magicinkstand
Black History Month - Reading Comprehension Bundle (SAVE 50%)

Black History Month - Reading Comprehension Bundle (SAVE 50%)

This Reading Comprehension worksheets bundle is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The texts describe the origins of slavery in South America, the abolitionist and post-abolitionist movement as well as Martin Luther King’s life and work. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, gap filling exercises, True or False, definitions matching exercises, word searches, classroom discussions and crosswords. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
'Class win or fail' revision game. Template suitable for everything!. Bundle of pre-made ones

'Class win or fail' revision game. Template suitable for everything!. Bundle of pre-made ones

Hi This is a creative and engaging game. There are 15 timed questions - they are linked to the main slide. The purpose - if the class get 12 or more correct, then win the reward. If they get less than 12, they get the punishment! Be careful - each question has a countdown timer. This is adaptable to any subject, for any age by simply over-typing the questions. This is the easiest and most engaging way to have a revision quiz! NOTE: The original file - ie the template - was created by my wife - also an author on TES under the name 'boosteration'. It is a 'TES PICKS' - please see link below https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-class-win-or-fail-revision-game-suitable-for-everything-11062844 THIS BUNDLE: has 7 pre-prepared games for you - see the file names for the topics
whizzbangbang
'Class win or fail' revision game. Template suitable for everything! (This one is on Western Front)

'Class win or fail' revision game. Template suitable for everything! (This one is on Western Front)

Hi This is a creative and engaging game. There are 15 timed questions - they are linked to the main slide. The purpose - if the class get 12 or more correct, then win the reward. If they get less than 12, they get the punishment! Be careful - each question has a countdown timer. This is adaptable to any subject, for any age by simply over-typing the questions. This is the easiest and most engaging way to have a revision quiz! NOTE: The original file - ie the template - was created by my wife - also an author on TES under the name 'boosteration'. It is a 'TES PICKS' - please see link below https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-class-win-or-fail-revision-game-suitable-for-everything-11062844
whizzbangbang