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Goodnight Mr Tom Year 5/6/7/8 3 WEEK Planning

Goodnight Mr Tom Year 5/6/7/8 3 WEEK Planning

Designed for Year 6 but easily adaptable. The purpose is 1 week reading, 1 week GPS and 1 week writing with publishing. Throughout there are multiple opportunities for writing to gather evidence for assessments/KS2 Writing covers 2014 national curriculum comprehension resources included added resource of challenge activities for the same chapters as are used in the plans
bantambantam
An Introduction to the Holocaust: A Hill of Shoes

An Introduction to the Holocaust: A Hill of Shoes

This lesson is a Philosophy for Children lesson, supported by activities and pictures to try and get young people to engage with the huge injustice and personal loss of the Holocaust. It involves getting students to enquire into each others lives using the medium of their shoes: trying to be detectives (in a Sherlock deduction method sort of way). What can we tell about a person from a shoe? Very little. Yet this is all we have left of many human stories from the Holocaust, all 6, 258, 673 Jews and 3 million others. Its an attempt to get students to emote and empathise with the fact that each of those numbers is a person with a full story. Learning Questions include: The Holocaust- What was it? How many people died? Why are we learning about it? More detailed instructions on the P4C exercise included.
DavidFew
World War II Comprehension Bundle

World War II Comprehension Bundle

Five wonderful texts (novels and non-fiction) and comprehensions from classic authors including: John Boyne, Anne Frank, Michelle Magorian and Morris Gleitzman...Each text offers a different insight into the war e.g. Jewish perspective, British evacuee, a son of the Nazi SS officer, All comprehension focus on two reading assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inference) questions and trademark flashcards with key words and phrases.
benserghin
Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1964, LA Watts Riots

Race Riots/ Urban Riots in the United States: 1964, LA Watts Riots

Essential Question: To what degree is change dependent on Conflict? And Can Conflict be Prevented? Background: Riots are shocking events where the ordinary rules of society break down. London 2011 was gripped by the sight of burning cars and hooded youths looting shops. But why do riots happen? What reason could there be for such destruction? Is it poverty and unemployment? Are people alienated from society? Or was it simple opportunism by criminals? Are they provoked by police brutality? Or did the police do too little to stop them? Are they the sign of a breakdown in morality? Are they a product of a “culture of dependency”? Or do some people just want to see the world burn? The United States has its own history of civil unrest; and much of our history involves poverty, race, in cities. Therefore, it is worthwhile to look at some of the dynamics and causes of the major urban race riots that have occurred in the United States. Many Riots from the late 20th century till today, stand out as particularly dramatic moments in American urban history, and it is useful to tease out some of the historical contingencies and large social conditions that produced these periods of strife in order to prevent more violence from occurring. - Source: Nielsen, Author Robert. “What Causes Riots?” Whistling In The Wind, 1 Mar. 2013, whistlinginthewind.org/2013/02/28/what-causes-riots/. Task/ World Class Outcome: Investigate the past events (riots) and generate an understanding of current events to purpose solutions to achieve future objectives In otherwords, you will research and read about riots in the United States using the information provided and create an action plan/ advice for the President of the United States to solve the Race Problems within the Urban areas of the United States and prevent future riots. In doing so use, the graphic organizer to help you find out more information about the Riots researched. Background Who is President. What was his role? What National Event is occurring / occurred Description of City Causes Who is targeted Why? Key People and their Role What Sparked the riot? What group did the harm? Explain Riot Specifics Describe the Riot in details Role of Police? Role of Federal Government? Including President How many people were killed? By Whom? Why? Aftermath Restoration of order? How did the city gain control? What effect has this had on society?
Linni0011
World War II Topic Front Cover

World War II Topic Front Cover

A simple A4 Front Cover/First Topic Page for WW2 Topic I made for Year 4/5 where I've tried to use black and white clip art version of pictures, so they can personalise/colour their own front covers. It features Chamberlain cartoon ( rolling the world towards peace) Churchill and Chinese ally leader, air raid warden, gas mark clip art, cartoon clip art of Hitler, indoor air raid shelter, Spitfire/RAF sign and Spitfire plane and pilot, with a line border. Please note formats may change when pdf/ or open Word document I created it in is saved as another version of Word this can be easily edited or use the PDF version.
Happyregardless
History Classroom Display: WWII Political Cartoons

History Classroom Display: WWII Political Cartoons

A interesting and engaging collection of 10 WWII political cartoons along with guided analytical questions designed to generate discussion among pupils. Guaranteed to liven up any History classroom. Print in colour and laminate! Could also be used as a source investigation or a precursor to a project on designing a political cartoon.
Evie2017
World War 2: The Dunkirk Evacuation - Triumph or Disaster?

World War 2: The Dunkirk Evacuation - Triumph or Disaster?

Complete lesson on the 1940 Dunkirk evacuation that occurred in the early stages of World War 2. Key focuses include... - 'Do Now' starter activity - Contextual information - lots of chances for class reading and discussion opportunities. Questions for students to complete are also included throughout. - Comparisons of British and German reports of the event. - Source analysis activity (differentiated) requiring students to reach their own decision about whether Dunkirk was a triumph or a disaster overall. - Many educational videos and clips from the recent 2017 film are included at relevant points throughout the lesson.
MrTHistory
Pearl Harbor Escape Room - No Prep!

Pearl Harbor Escape Room - No Prep!

The Pearl Harbor Day Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about Pearl Harbor Day. This is the perfect resource to introduce World War II or commemorate Pearl Harbor Day. The Pearl Harbor Day Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission to open the president’s vault. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about Pearl Harbor Day. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about Pearl Harbor Day. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! Students must summarize what they learned before they can win to ensure proper active learning has taken place. The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. Once your students try one of my escape rooms, they will beg for more! This activity is for all types of learners, especially kinesthetic. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end! An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes A 30 page PDF is included.
lisaf5005
The Holocaust Lapbook

The Holocaust Lapbook

Holocaust refers to the genocide of about 6 million Jews during World War II by the Nazis, led by Adolf Hitler in Germany and German-occupied territory. It was a horrific time in history. Please note that this product includes a Study Guide that contains VERY sensitive material about the Holocaust. We suggest MUCH parent involvement and discernment in relaying the information to your students. Booklet templates and instructions area all included. This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create!
KnowledgeBoxCentral
WW2 Anticipation Guide

WW2 Anticipation Guide

The anticipation guide is differentiated between two abilities and has 8 statements for more able and 6 for low ability. The pupils have to read and predict whether they believe each statement is true or false before using their research and reading skills to locate information to support or refute each statement.
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