The World Wars Interactive Information Book and Questions - Reading Level C - KS2

The World Wars Interactive Information Book and Questions - Reading Level C - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Interactive Information Book - Reading Level C and Comprehension Questions This is an interactive comprehension book about the World War One and World War Two. This text is pitched at reading level C, providing a more challenging text for advanced pupils. A comprehension question is included on each page to assess pupils’ understanding of the topic. This is a great resource for whole-class or independent reading as a way to introduce the topic and spark discussion.
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The World Wars Information Text and Images - Reading Level B - KS2

The World Wars Information Text and Images - Reading Level B - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Text and Images - Reading Level B This resource contains text and images covering keys periods of World War One and World War Two. This text is pitched at reading level B, designed for pupils who are comfortable reading more text and complex sentences independently. This resource is useful for retelling or writing tasks. For example, you can delete the column of text and ask pupils to retell the historical events in their own words.
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The World Wars Information Text and Images - Reading Level D - KS2

The World Wars Information Text and Images - Reading Level D - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Text and Images - Reading Level D This resource contains text and images covering keys periods for the World War One and World War Two. This text is pitched at reading level D, a challenging text for advanced pupils. This resource is useful for retelling or writing tasks. For example, you can delete the column of text and ask pupils to retell the historical events in their own words.
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The World Wars Information Text and Images - Reading Level C - KS2

The World Wars Information Text and Images - Reading Level C - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Text and Images - Reading Level C This resource contains text and images covering keys periods of World War One and World War Two. This text is pitched at reading level C, providing a more challenging text for advanced pupils. This resource is useful for retelling or writing tasks. For example, you can delete the column of text and ask pupils to retell the historical events in their own words.
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The World Wars Interactive Information Book and Questions - Reading Level B - KS2

The World Wars Interactive Information Book and Questions - Reading Level B - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Interactive Information Book - Reading Level B and Comprehension Questions This is an interactive comprehension book about World War One and World War Two. This text is pitched at reading level B, designed for pupils who are comfortable reading more text and complex sentences independently. A comprehension question is included on each page to assess pupils’ understanding of the topic. This is a great resource for whole-class or independent reading as a way to introduce the topic and spark discussion.
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The World Wars Comprehension Book - Reading Level C  - KS2

The World Wars Comprehension Book - Reading Level C - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Interactive Comprehension Book This is an interactive comprehension book about World War One and World War Two. This text is pitched at reading level C, providing a more challenging text for advanced pupils. This resource also comes with a quiz of multiple-choice comprehension questions to assess pupils’ understanding. This is a great resource to use with the whole class or for independent reading.
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Evacuees Poetry Task Activity - KS2

Evacuees Poetry Task Activity - KS2

KS2 History - Evacuees Poetry Task Activity This activity sheet provides a guide for a poetry task. Led by an information text on evacuation in World War Two, pupils are tasked with writing a poem in the first-person in the character of a child waiting at the station on their way to their temporary rural home. There are a range of question prompts to help pupils structure and develop their poem. This is a great activity to encourage pupils to engage with the topic on a deeper level, as a well as practise their creative writing skills.
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Women in the World Wars Poster Activity - KS2

Women in the World Wars Poster Activity - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Women in Wartime Poster Activity This activity sheet provides a step-by-step guide for a poster activity about recruitment of women to the Women’s Land Army and into factory work during World War One and World War Two. Pupils are tasked with designing a poster to recruit women to either join the Land Army or a munition factory. Supporting information is provided, and further information and image packs are available in Tes elements. This is a great activity for pupils to complete in groups or independently. It is useful for engaging pupils in discussion and deeper thinking about the topic.
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Women in the World Wars Discussion and Research Activity - KS2

Women in the World Wars Discussion and Research Activity - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Examples of War Research Activity This activity sheet provides a guide for a research task. Using wartime recruitment posters as stimulus, pupils research a variety of women’s roles during World War One and World War Two, including forces jobs, nursing and factory work. There are a range of question prompts to guide pupils’ research and to help them organise their notes. Pupils can then present a summary of their research to the class or write an information sheet. This is a great group task for pupils to practise teamwork whilst engaging with the topic on a deeper level.
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Women in the World Wars Poster Library - KS2

Women in the World Wars Poster Library - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Women in Wartime Poster Library This resource has a series of posters regarding recruitment of women during World War One and World War Two. These can be used to support classroom activities, for pupils to use in presentations or information sheets, or can be used as part of a class display about World War One and World War Two.
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The World Wars Glossary - KS2

The World Wars Glossary - KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Wartime Glossary This document contains a glossary of terms that pupils may not know related to World War One and World War Two. These sheets are useful to support pupils during writing or research tasks, or to be printed out for display.
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Types of War Presentation Activity - The World Wars KS2

Types of War Presentation Activity - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Types of War Presentation Activity This activity sheet provides a step-by-step guide for a presentation activity about the different types of wars including: civil wars, revolutions, insurgencies, annexations, colonialisation, border wars and global wars. In groups, pupils are given information and image(s), and are tasked with summarising the information and presenting it to the rest of the class. There are information texts and image packs available in Tes elements to support this activity. This is a great group task for pupils to practise teamwork whilst engaging with the topic on a deeper level.
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Interactive Writing Template - The World Wars KS2

Interactive Writing Template - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Interactive Writing Template This is an interactive template for writing about World War One and World War Two, which is ideal for producing a piece of informative text. The interactive has various page layouts, plus preloaded images to illustrate the pages. These different page layout options allow for differentiation, as higher-ability students can extend their work. This resource is a great activity for pupils to practise their writing, as well as conducting further research on the topic.
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Writing Template - The World Wars KS2

Writing Template - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Writing Template This worksheet consists a series of images covering key moments of the World War One and World War Two. The resource contains space for pupils to write about these moments in their own words. There is an additional box at the end for students to reflect on the experience within their own communities.
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Types of War Information Sheets - The World Wars KS2

Types of War Information Sheets - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Types of War Information Sheets The sheets in this resource detail different types of wars including: civil wars, revolutions, insurgencies, annexations, colonialisation, border wars and global wars. You can use the sheets to support your own knowledge or use as the basis for comprehension activities.
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Examples of War Research Activity - The World Wars KS2

Examples of War Research Activity - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Examples of War Research Activity This activity sheet provides a guide for a research task. In groups, pupils research and summarise information about a war, such as the War of the Roses, the American Civil War, The Anschluss or The Crusades. There are a range of question prompts to guide pupils’ research and help them to organise their notes. Pupils can then present a summary of their research to the class or write an information sheet. This is a great group task for pupils to practise teamwork whilst engaging with the topic on a deeper level.
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Remembrance Day Assembly - KS2

Remembrance Day Assembly - KS2

KS2 History - Remembrance Day Assembly A complete presentation for a primary assembly about Remembrance Sunday, with a sensitive script and accompanying images for a slide show.
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A Soldier's Life Information Sheets - The World Wars KS2

A Soldier's Life Information Sheets - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - A Soldier’s Life Information Sheets The six sheets in this resource explore the life of young soldiers in World War One. You can use these sheets to support your own knowledge or use as the basis for comprehension activities. There is a supported version with question prompts to help pupils summarise the information, as well as a version without questions for higher-ability students… Additionally, the first 3 pages are slightly shorter and describe simpler concepts, if you require further differentiation.
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A Soldier's Life Image Library - The World Wars KS2

A Soldier's Life Image Library - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - A Soldier’s Life Image Library This resource has a series of large images about life as a soldier during the war. These can be used to support classroom activities, for pupils to use in presentations or information sheets, or can be used as part of a class display about World War One.
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A Soldier's Life Presentation Activity - The World Wars KS2

A Soldier's Life Presentation Activity - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - A Soldier’s Life Presentation Activity This activity sheet provides a step-by-step guide for a presentation activity about life as a soldier during World War One. In groups, pupils are given information and image(s), and are tasked with summarising the information and presenting it to the rest of the class. A template for making prompt cards is also included, so pupils can write down their key points. There are information texts and image packs available in Tes elements to support this activity. This is a great group task for pupils to practise teamwork whilst engaging with the topic on a deeper level.
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Examples of War Comprehension Activity - The World Wars KS2

Examples of War Comprehension Activity - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars - Examples of War Comprehension Activity This resource contains information sheets that detail three different wars: The French Revolution, The American Annexation of Hawaii and The Napoleonic Wars. Each information sheet has a set of comprehension questions to follow with suggested marks for each questions, covering retrieval of fact, summarising information, deduction and inference. This worksheet works well as an in-class comprehension activity to engage pupils with historical events, as well as an effective homework task.
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Comprehension Text and Question Worksheet (Reading Level C) - The World Wars KS2

Comprehension Text and Question Worksheet (Reading Level C) - The World Wars KS2

KS2 History - The World Wars Comprehension Text and Question Worksheet This resource contains text exploring World War One and World War Two with colourful illustrations, supported by a series of comprehension questions. This text is pitched at reading level C, providing a more challenging text for advanced pupils. This is a great resource for assessing pupils’ understanding of the topic.
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The Deadliest Wars in Human History - Reading Comprehension

The Deadliest Wars in Human History - Reading Comprehension

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text enumerates the deadliest wars in the history of humankind. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a true or false exercise, comprehension questions, a fill in the gaps exercise and a fun crossword. The text can be used for IGCSE and TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key included.
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WW2 Axis and Allies display (World War Two)

WW2 Axis and Allies display (World War Two)

Resource for creating a classroom display to illustrate the Axis and Allied sides during WW2. Other countries/flags could be added to show some of the wider nations involved but this gives a good starting point for children. I intend to print and mount onto 2 different coloured papers to create a visual display for the class. Perfect for UKS2.
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world war 2 allies

world war 2 allies

the role of allies, muslims and women in world war 2, along with associated worksheets activities write a newspaper article as a indian soldier fighting in the war
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Helga Weiss: Survivor of the Holocaust (Cloze and Context Clue Activity)

Helga Weiss: Survivor of the Holocaust (Cloze and Context Clue Activity)

Context Clues and Word Elimination (Cloze Method) strategies have been proven to enhance the comprehension of higher level texts. Due to this finding, I have used these methods with my middle school students. First, I copied and pasted the entire article, *The Road to the Nuremberg Trials*, onto a Google Doc. Then, I chunked each paragraph or separate passage within the text. Secondly, I placed engaging visuals that directly aligned with the text within the text. Thirdly, I read through the passages again to denote Tier 2 and 3 terms that I knew that my students may not know and eliminated them. I placed a line or blank line in its place. I checked to ensure that there were definitive words/phrases around the missing word that could verify or prove the term's meaning within its context. Fourthly, I created multiple choice terms: Three (3) are icorrect and one (1) was the missing term. Fifth, I added an EXPLANATION box where the students are to explain why their answer choice was correct using EVIDENCE from the text. ** NOTE: During the process, the students must go through the following steps: Read the passage. Read the terms. Think about what word would LOGICALLY fit in the missing blank based upon the sentences and terms within the text. Indicate your word choice. Turn and Talk with your group members to explain your thinking. Explain your findings in COMPLETE SENTENCES using EVIDENCE FROM the TEXT to JUSTIFY your answer choice. ** This process is first scaffolded by me using Think-Alouds and annotations several times as I gradually release the level of responsibilityy to the students. **Activity Key** For demonstration purposes, I have included a key for the activity. The responses are based on the proficient and advanced levels (3 and 4). Please feel free to modify it as you deem necessary. Image Source: https://goo.gl/XrzuKk Enjoy!!
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Dr. Mengele: Angel of Death (Cloze and Context Clue Activity) (Videos and Key Included!!)

Dr. Mengele: Angel of Death (Cloze and Context Clue Activity) (Videos and Key Included!!)

Context Clues and Word Elimination (Cloze Method) strategies have been proven to enhance the comprehension of higher level texts. Due to this finding, I have used these methods with my middle school students. First, I copied and pasted the entire article, *The Road to the Nuremberg Trials*, onto a Google Doc. Then, I chunked each paragraph or separate passage within the text. Secondly, I placed engaging visuals that directly aligned with the text within the text. Thirdly, I read through the passages again to denote Tier 2 and 3 terms that I knew that my students may not know and eliminated them. I placed a line or blank line in its place. I checked to ensure that there were definitive words/phrases around the missing word that could verify or prove the term's meaning within its context. Fourthly, I created multiple choice terms: Three (3) are icorrect and one (1) was the missing term. Fifth, I added an EXPLANATION box where the students are to explain why their answer choice was correct using EVIDENCE from the text. ** NOTE: During the process, the students must go through the following steps: 1. Read the passage. 2. Read the terms. 3. Think about what word would LOGICALLY fit in the missing blank based upon the sentences and terms within the text. 4. Indicate your word choice. 5. Turn and Talk with your group members to explain your thinking. 6. Explain your findings in COMPLETE SENTENCES using EVIDENCE FROM the TEXT to JUSTIFY your answer choice. ** This process is first scaffolded by me using Think-Alouds and annotations several times as I gradually release the level of responsibilityy to the students. **Activity Key** For demonstration purposes, I have included a key for the activity. The responses are based on the proficient and advanced levels (3 and 4). Please feel free to modify it as you deem necessary. ** Bonus Video** I have included two videos based upon the **Context Clue and Cloze methods.** ** Best Practices: High School Reading Strategies Instructor: Mary Katherine Keeting and Robert Seebring** https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Y00Oe-cODw&t=82s **Cloze Procedure by Andrea Powell** https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mz8v7bffUTY&t=4s Note: The documents are in PDF. Please feel free to use DocHub or other program to allow you and your students to write in the activity using a computer. Image Resource: Information Resource: https://goo.gl/eAVEhD Enjoy!
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KS3 Assessments

KS3 Assessments

A range of assessments which cover topics often taught to KS3 students. Grade boundaries are linked to the new 9-1 grading system.
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Anne Frank Inquiry-Based Adventure (Webquest) (Four activities in One!!)

Anne Frank Inquiry-Based Adventure (Webquest) (Four activities in One!!)

This product is an exciting inquiry-based excursion about the life of Anne Frank. It includes the following activities: Activity 1- Introduction to the Holocaust The students will: reading of complex text about how the Holocaust came about. completion of cloze activities noting the comprehension of the text. analyzing websites to acquire information about the Holocaust viewing cartoon animations of the Holocaust and noting major facts from the film (graphic organizer) observing and answering questions in relation to an interview with the daughter of a Jewish survivor (graphic organizer) Activity 2 - The Graphic Biography of Anne Frank The students will: observing and reading a graphic novel story about the life of Anne Frank. characterizing Anne Frank based on their reading of the graphic novel (Graphic Organizer w/ Time Stamps) Activity 3- The Secret Annex The students will: - view a narrated film showing the Secret Annex. - responding to the film about the challenges involved while living in the Secret Annex. **Activity 4- Mystery: Who Betrayed Anne Frank? ** The students will: view the video, Who Betrayed Anne Frank? note key evidence from the visual text (time stamps) that support their idea of who the betrayer was (graphic organizer) use the evidence and their prior knowledge to make inferences about each piece of evidence. synthesize the information to come to a conclusion of who Anne’s betrayer was. Enjoy!! Thank you for your purchase. We appreciate your support. Image Source:
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Anne Frank: The Whole Story Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (Bonus Videos Included!!)

Anne Frank: The Whole Story Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (Bonus Videos Included!!)

This product includes two graphic organizers to accompany the Anne Frank, the Whole Story movie and the study of the Holocaust of World War II. The Anticipation Guide allows the students to answer statement prompts that are based on the major themes of the book and the Holocaust era. The students will respond before and after they read the text. The KWHL Chart can be used before, during and after the reading of the novel. K stands for what the student KNOW about the Holocaust W stands for what the students WANT to know about the Holocaust. H stands for HOW the students will answer their questions about the topic in question. These can include strategies and resources that the students will utilize to perform this task. This packet also includes helpful tips on how to construct and implement Anticipation Guides and KWHL charts on your own for use with future studies within the classroom. **Bonus Videos Included: ** Who Was Anne Frank? https://goo.gl/B5Zjqf Who Was Anne Frank? (animation) https://goo.gl/mzBPqK Movie Trailer Source: https://goo.gl/CtVqjE Image Source: https://goo.gl/ZR2zFF
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart -Bonus Book Trailer and Author Talk

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart -Bonus Book Trailer and Author Talk

This product includes two graphic organizers to accompany the Boy in the Striped Pajamas novel and the study of the Holocaust of World War II. The Anticipation Guide allows the students to answer statement prompts that are based on the major themes of the book and the Holocaust era. The students will respond before and after they read the text. The KWHL Chart can be used before, during and after the reading of the novel. K stands for what the student KNOW about the Holocaust. W stands for what the students WANT to know about the Holocaust. H stands for HOW the students will answer their questions about the topic in question. These can include strategies and resources that the students will utilize to perform this task. This packet also includes helpful tips on how to construct and implement Anticipation Guides and KWHL charts on your own for use with future studies within the classroom. Enjoy! Movie Trailer Source: https://goo.gl/X7D13p Book Trailer Source: Author Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sntNaUjJPYg Thank you for your purchase. We appreciate your support!
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The Book Thief Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (Two Bonus Introduction Videos)

The Book Thief Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (Two Bonus Introduction Videos)

This product includes two graphic organizers to accompany the Book Thief novel and the study of the Holocaust. The Anticipation Guide allows the students to answer statement prompts that are based on the major themes such as self-sacrifice, antisemitism, poverty, and grief. The students will respond before and after they read the text. The KWHL Chart can be used before, during and after the reading of the novel. K stands for what the student KNOW about the Holocaust. W stands for what the students WANT to know about the Holocaust. H stands for HOW the students will answer their questions about the topic in question. These can include strategies and resources that the students will utilize to perform this task. This packet also includes helpful tips on how to construct and implement Anticipation Guides and KWHL charts on your own for use with future studies within the classroom. Enjoy! Image Resource: https://goo.gl/RQGvAz Book Thief Trailer: The Book Extended Trailer:
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Number the Stars Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (BONUS Book Trailer Video Included!!)

Number the Stars Anticipation Guide and KWHL Chart (BONUS Book Trailer Video Included!!)

This product includes two graphic organizers to accompany the novel Number the Stars and the study of the Holocaust and racism. The Anticipation Guide allows the students to answer statement prompts that are based on the major themes such as truth, the Holocaust and coming of age. The students will respond before and after they read the text. The KWHL Chart can be used before, during and after the reading of the novel. K stands for what the student KNOW about the Holocaust and racism. W stands for what the students WANT to know about the Holocaust and racism. H stands for HOW the students will answer their questions about the topic in question. These can include strategies and resources that the students will utilize to perform this task. This packet also includes helpful tips on how to construct and implement Anticipation Guides and KWHL charts on your own for use with future studies within the classroom. Enjoy! Image Source: https://goo.gl/tfXSpt Video Source:
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Women,  Children + Workers in Nazi Germany

Women, Children + Workers in Nazi Germany

A double (2 hour long), fully resourced KS3 lesson about the role of women, children and workers under the Nazi regime. Complete with powerpoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, clip link and accompanying tasks. Like this? Follow me and check out my store for more!
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Sylvia & Aki Novel Study

Sylvia & Aki Novel Study

This resource is designed to be used during Reading Workshop and is to be used with Sylvia & Aki by Winifred Conkling. The pack has been designed in alignment with Common Core State Standards for Grade 7 Reading. About the Novel: Young Sylvia Mendez never expected to be at the center of a landmark legal battle. Young Aki Munemitsu never expected to be sent away from her home and her life as she knew it. The two girls definitely never expected to know each other, until their lives intersected on a Southern California farm in a way that changed the country forever. Who are Sylvia and Aki? And why did their family stories matter then and still matter today? This book reveals the remarkable, never-before-told story—based on true events—of Mendez vs. Westminster School District, the California court case that desegregated schools for Latino children and set the stage for Brown vs. Topeka Board of Education at the national level. About the Resource: The pack has been designed to cover five weeks, with assigned pages for reading, comprehension tasks and language analysis. **A digital copy of the file is also available on Google Slides for students to complete online instead of printing.
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Famous World War One & Two People Top Stars Card Game set of 27 History End of Term Activity

Famous World War One & Two People Top Stars Card Game set of 27 History End of Term Activity

Set of 27 Famous people who played important parts in World War One and World War Two Top Stars cards. Students choose a category and if theirs is higher than their friends’, they keep the played cards. Useful to give them a background of some of the main names from the periods. Includes a page of ‘backs’ so you can print back to back, double sided. They should print out the correct size for the smaller laminating pouch card sizes if you wanted to laminate them. Could also be printed larger for posters. Publisher and Pdf files included. Useful as a starter or end activity.
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WW2 Rationing Carrot Cookie Recipe

WW2 Rationing Carrot Cookie Recipe

An easy to follow recipe for carrot cookies using ingredients that would have been available during WW2 when rationing was happening. The recipe is true to original recipes that people used at the time and is a fantastic way to link History with cookery/DT/food technology and bring rationing to life for the children. We did this in small groups and each child got to taste their cookie once it was cooked. They are surprisingly delicious!
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Matti`s Miracle Year 4 World War II resources for English

Matti`s Miracle Year 4 World War II resources for English

An introduction Powerpoint to the Year 4 text in relation to the World War II topic looking at this in English with included video clip also - This is a great lead into the book and has 2x challenges also for the children to complete. A great cross subject piece and super to get the class to understand the beginngs of World War II and its effects- any questions do ask away !
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