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Christopher Columbus boat activity

Christopher Columbus boat activity

This is an activity where the children demonstrate what they’ve learned about life on board an explorer’s ship, with a focus on Christopher Columbus. After discussing with the children what life would have been like and/or showing them slides etc they would draw and label the ship with all of the horrible things on board! I have provided an outline drawing of a ship, an example of what a good one would look like, and a list of labels that they can choose from to include in their drawing. My class loved doing this activity (they got to draw people being sea sick!). I have also included an extension task for early finishers. They read and complete a passage about live on board an explorer’s ship.
Peaches1980
Pirates Bundle

Pirates Bundle

This bundle includes everything you need to teach about the topic of Pirates. Perfect for covering all areas of Pirate life from introducing them and discussing famous pirates to their daily live. Included in this pack: > Presentations for each lesson, with interactive activities and links to videos. > Worksheets for different lessons and accompanying activities. > Lesson idea sheet with a range of lesson ideas based around Pirates. > Templates for creating pirate flags & instructions for making a Pirate cutlass.
HollywoodR95
Pirate Weapons

Pirate Weapons

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at some of the main weapons used by pirates including different guns, handheld weapons and explosives. Discusses why they were used and describes the benefits and weaknesses of each weapon. Follow up activity involves children describing which weapon they would use and why. Also includes creating a cutlass by following the instructions and template given. Activity: Children follow the instructions and use the template provided to create their own Pirate cutlass sword.
HollywoodR95
Famous Pirate Ships

Famous Pirate Ships

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at what pirate ships where, how pirates modified their ships as well as focusing on the main parts of a Pirate ship. Also looks at some of the most famous pirate ships including Queen Anne’s Revenge. Also includes a worksheet which involves children labeling the correct parts of a pirate ship. Activity: Children match the correct part’s of the pirate ship and then could design and create their own pirate ship. Could be a project over the course of a few weeks. Activity: Included in the final slide is a link to a game. This involves children creating their own Pirate ship. Could be designed and planned during a lesson then created during a series of ICT lessons.
HollywoodR95
Pirate Language

Pirate Language

Contains a PowerPoint which teaches children the basics of how Pirates are believed to have spoken. Includes the rules for pirate language as well as a dictionary of words that children can use when creating their own conversations. Also includes a pirate writing template for children to write their conversations upon. Activity: In pairs, children write and practice a conversation in Pirate language and then these could be recorded and then presented to the class for them to decode into what they are saying.
HollywoodR95
Pirate Flags

Pirate Flags

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at Pirate flags. it discusses the history behind the flags, why and how Pirates used their flags and then looks at some of the most famous Pirate flag designs. Includes as well is a Pirate flag template which children can used to design their own flag. Activity: Children design their own Pirate flag & explain what it’s design means.
HollywoodR95
Pirate Crew

Pirate Crew

Contains a PowerPoint which goes through the main jobs onboard a Pirate Ship from the Captain and Quartermaster to the Cabin Boy and Riggers. Gives basic information plus an image of what the crew member may look like. Also includes a Pirate Application form. Children would apply for a job within the crew and why they would be good at it etc.
HollywoodR95
Life on a Pirate Ship

Life on a Pirate Ship

Contains a PowerPoint which looks at different aspects of life on a Pirate Ship including the food they ate and the different jobs of the crew. Looks at some of the main jobs and outlines what the roles were for each. Perfect for studying Pirates in KS2. Activity: Children could write a “To Do List” for a new Pirate recruit joining the crew. Differentiate by giving each ability group a different role.
HollywoodR95
KS3 History Mega Bundle

KS3 History Mega Bundle

20 x fully resourced lesson packs - all complete with differentiated powerpoints and worksheets, clip links, starters, plenaries, LOs to three levels throughout. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school. All lessons have been highly-rated by Tes users. This pack is created by EC Resources, the most popular Tes Resources author of last year.
History_Geek
Year 8 History

Year 8 History

14x fully resourced lesson packs - all complete with differentiated powerpoints and worksheets, clip links, starters, plenaries, LOs to three levels throughout. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school. All lessons have been highly-rated by Tes users. Suitable for KS3 and easy to adapt. I'm going to keep adding to this, so if you buy it check your downloads now and again as I'll have added something new :)
History_Geek
Vikings Topic Vocabulary Pack

Vikings Topic Vocabulary Pack

This 15 page Vikings TVP will help bring to life your Vikings topic! The ninja has carefully selected 4 key historical figures to study and explore! Created exciting lists of topic-focused nouns, verbs and adjectives to enhance pupil writing. Researched etymologies of Viking 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
The Maya Topic Vocabulary Pack

The Maya Topic Vocabulary Pack

This 15 page Maya TVP will help bring to life your Maya topic! The ninja has carefully selected 4 key areas to study and explore! Created exciting lists of topic-focused nouns, verbs and adjectives to enhance pupil writing. Researched etymologies of Maya 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