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1066 - Castles: How William Controlled the Lands

1066 - Castles: How William Controlled the Lands

1066 - Castles: How William Controlled the Lands - Recap and starter activity - Paired pictionary activity - Contextual information for reading, discussion and recording - Relevant hyperlinked videos - In-depth analysis of the methods used for attacking and defending castles - Extended writing activities - Class dominoes activity - A choice of 2 interactive plenary activities
MrTHistory
Sunderland Heroes and Villains website and resources

Sunderland Heroes and Villains website and resources

Target audience - Year 4, 5, 6 Web resource with interactive map and pupil worksheets, teacher resources. Investigate Sunderland's East End and explore and learn about the past through its local characters, both good and bad! Individual pupil work sheets and opportunities for group work. Links to external resources to further extended research and learning. History project. Curriculum Links to Locality, Citizenship, History Web site to use individually or whole class combined with pupil worksheet resources, information, links to external sites and teacher resources. https://www.sunderlandheroesandvillains.com/
winlinuser
How successful was the Roman army?

How successful was the Roman army?

In this lesson students challenge an interpretation made by the History Channel. The lesson is set-up by students watching a minute long introduction to a documentary. They then spend the lesson trying to test the interpretation presented. The end result is that students write a letter to the History Channel advising whether their statement was right or wrong. I taught this lesson to some able Y6 students but it work equally well for Y7 and Y8 if desired. Example student work attached. All images acquired from a search engine filtered to "labelled for re-use" Comments are appreciated.
maxblackburn
The Great Fire of London Resource Pack KS1

The Great Fire of London Resource Pack KS1

This pack contains a fantastic BBC video - 16 mins or so- where a Magic Grandad takes his Grandchildren back in time to 1666 and witness the Great Fire- meeting Samuel Pepys and learning about the events of those 4 days. PPT. Poem by Paul Perro- written shortly after the fire. To learn as part of English cross curricular. There is also a Minecraft video clip that appeals to KS1 which also guides you through the streets of London -giving a feel for buildings back then. Tudor House resource shows the children the differences between houses and teaches about how the style contributed to the fire spreading. This is an Art activity where they draw the houses with charcoal/cut and stick. Lots of historical objectives met by sequencing events, comparing now and then- role play masks, small world background and word mats etc also included. Hope this is useful to you :)
klmortimore1
History Planning - Best of British Unit of Work (6 lesson - 3 way differentiation)

History Planning - Best of British Unit of Work (6 lesson - 3 way differentiation)

A set of 6 lesson plans for History focusing on the British history, in chronological order focusing the following areas: - Battle of Hastings (diary entry as a Norman invader) - The relationship between Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII (debate and trial activity to decide on Anne Boleyn's guilt) - The Great Fire of London (newspaper activity) - Georgian Highway men (wanted posters using old English) - Victorian workhouses (a report on the conditions people had to endure) - Life in WWII Britain (diary entries Blitz survivors) All plans individually differentiated 3 ways with clear learning objectives, success criteria, plenarys and key vocabulary. Also includes historical objectives on the front page to identify areas of coverage. Links to useful websites included, especially the BBC History page for audio resources.
princess_sam
Kings and Queens Wordsearch History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Kings and Queens Wordsearch History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Kings and Queens'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. 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. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
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).
planmylesson
37 Images Of Victorian People Taken From Victorian Era Story Books + 31 Fun Teaching Activities

37 Images Of Victorian People Taken From Victorian Era Story Books + 31 Fun Teaching Activities

Are you teaching your class about the Victorians? Are you looking for pictures which show what different classes of people wore? This set of 37 images of Victorians from stories and magazines is a perfect way of introducing the topic. Encourage them to think about how people dress and the differences between then and now. This pack contains a 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide using these photo flash cards. These activities are quick and fun to do and will improve both your students' memory and vocabulary skills. You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different materials being shown in each of photos. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about Victorian characters. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different Victorian characters. The students can then discuss how they think each one was thinking or saying. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty