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Christmas through the ages!

Christmas through the ages!

Time travel Britain! Students learn about Christmas during two different eras; the medieval period and Christmas during the rule of Oliver Cromwell. These two booklets include a range of activities (that need minimal teacher intervention) such as a time travel activity, source analysis, writing up a report about Christmas in the period of study (a differentiated version included with sentence stems and a version without literacy support is included), a stamp making activity, a word search and a quick recap at the end where students change their time travels views based on what they now know. Each book will take the students a 60 minute lesson to work through (so enough material for two lessons here). Enjoy a stress free end of term lesson :-). If you are new to TES you can open an account and get this resource for free with the code NOVEMBERNEWBIE (simply enter the code at checkout). Use code WOWVEMBER to get this resource for free for existing buyers
planmylesson
Interregnum Activity

Interregnum Activity

Source analysis activity based off of 'the world turned upside down' source. Can easily be adapted and changed for a starter or a whole lesson activity.
OMaddox
KS3 History SOW - Elizabethan England

KS3 History SOW - Elizabethan England

I created this scheme of work in order to help students understand a topic they will study at GCSE. Included in the resource pack: 1) Series of 14 lessons (many with differentiated resources). 2) H/W tasks. 3) Assessment task
jbenstead1
English Civil War ASSESSMENT: Was Oliver Cromwell a  Hero or Villain?

English Civil War ASSESSMENT: Was Oliver Cromwell a Hero or Villain?

ASSESSMENT: Was Oliver Cromwell a Hero or Villain? WALT: To successfully complete the Cromwell Assessment. MUST: Complete the Assessment by explaining if Cromwell was a Hero or a Villain. SHOULD: Complete the Assessment by identifying information which support the interpretation that Cromwell was a Hero or a Villain. COULD: Complete the Assessment by giving reasons which are explained for both why Cromwell was either a Hero or a Villain, including your own judgement
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English Civil War Oliver Cromwell: Hero or Villain?

English Civil War Oliver Cromwell: Hero or Villain?

Oliver Cromwell: Hero or Villain? WALT: To make a judgement if Oliver Cromwell was a Hero or a Villain? MUST: Know who Oliver Cromwell was and what he did. SHOULD: Be able to use the information to make a judgement able Cromwell if he was a Hero or Villain. COULD: Use the information to explain both sides of the argument before making your own judgement.
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English Civil War Charles I Execution Newspaper Challenge

English Civil War Charles I Execution Newspaper Challenge

Charles I - Newspaper Challenge WALT: To create an exciting and informative newspaper article about Charles I trial and execution. MUST: Write a Newspaper article which outlines Charles Trial. SHOULD: Include in the Newspaper article identified and explained reasons if Charles deserved to die. COULD: Make a clear judgement if Charles I deserved to die, including explained reasons and suggest what might happen to England next.
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English Civil War Why was Charles I executed?

English Civil War Why was Charles I executed?

Why was Charles I executed? WALT: To understand the arguments given in Charles I trial. MUST: Know what happened to Charles I after the Civil War. SHOULD: Understand the different arguments people had about Charles I during his trial. COULD: Evaluate the arguments to make your own judgement and support it with evidence to create your own strong argument.
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English Civil War Why was the Battle of Marston Moor  a turning point?

English Civil War Why was the Battle of Marston Moor a turning point?

Why was the Battle of Marston Moor a turning point? WALT: To understand why Marston Moor was a turning for the English Civil War. MUST: Know what the Battle of Marston Moor was in the Civil War. SHOULD: Be able to explain the events of the Battle of Marston Moor. COULD: Explain why the Battle of Marston Moor was an important turning point in the English Civil War.
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English Civil War Why did the English Civil War start?  – Short Term Causes

English Civil War Why did the English Civil War start? – Short Term Causes

Why did the English Civil War start? – Short Term Causes WALT: To understand the short term causes of the English Civil War. MUST: Know what the short term causes were which led to the English Civil War. SHOULD: Be able to identify the arguments of the King and Parliament, then putting them into key categories. COULD: Write an extended answer that explains which short term causes led to the English Civil War.
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What do we know about the English Civil War?

What do we know about the English Civil War?

What do we know about the English Civil War? MUST: Make a leaflet which says what the English Civil War was and who fought on which side. SHOULD: Be able to make a leaflet which explains the three key factors for the beginning of the English Civil War. COULD: Make a leaflet which includes the above and either explains a source or has information about a Battle during the English Civil War.
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English Civil War Who is the Boy in Blue?

English Civil War Who is the Boy in Blue?

Who is the Boy in Blue? WALT: To understand what effect the English Civil War had on people’s daily life. MUST: Be able to identify who a ‘Royalist’ and ’Parliamentarian’ were. SHOULD: Be able to apply your knowledge to explain a Pictorial Source. COULD: Be able to explain how the Source relates and displays the conflict of the English Civil War.
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English Civil War ASSESSMENT: Which of these three sources is the  most useful to a historian?

English Civil War ASSESSMENT: Which of these three sources is the most useful to a historian?

ASSESSMENT: Which of these three sources is the most useful to a historian? WALT: To successfully complete the Source Assessment. MUST: Complete the Assessment by explaining what the Sources tell say. SHOULD: Complete the Assessment by identifying information from the Sources to suggest which is the most useful. COULD: Complete the Assessment by giving reasons for what you can learn from the Sources, which reaches a conclusion to say which is the most useful.
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