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CIE History Paper 2 Essay Bank - First World War & Russian Revolution

CIE History Paper 2 Essay Bank - First World War & Russian Revolution

A collection of all the essay questions on the First World War and the Russian Revolution topics from CIE History 9389 Paper 2. I have arranged the essays based on how they fit in to the key questions from the CIE syllabus. Teachers may use this resource to easily select appropriate essay topics for assessment, and students can use the resource to assist their revision.

By mark_lane15

Women's History - Gertrude Bell - Starter/Form Activity

Women's History - Gertrude Bell - Starter/Form Activity

A simple starter (or tutor time activity) which was used during Women's History Month. The class are given a series of facts about Gertrude Bell, and asked to sketch what they think the person looks like. Most will draw an Indiana Jones type character. After reavealing to them that it was describing a woman, it was used as a link in women's history and also in this instance to look further at Gertrude Bell. The image on the final slide links to a recent film made of her life.

By davidl_phillips

The Northern Ireland Conflict

The Northern Ireland Conflict

A detailed powerpoint on the Northern Ireland Conflict covering the historical context of it and its progression (including key events like The Easter Uprising). It also has key words down one side and easy navigation with a contents of ideas on each slide. The main organizations and groups involved are explained at the start and linked back to throughout the powerpoint. 77 slides

By sarah_stubington25

AQA GCSE History - Britain: Health and the People

AQA GCSE History - Britain: Health and the People

A number of resources relating to the new AQA GCSE unit, Britain: Health and the People, c.1000-Present. Although these worksheets have been specifically designed for AQA, they could be adapted to suit any 'medicine through time' unit from another exam board. However, many of the worksheets require the blue Health and the People textbook from Hodder. Included are various worksheets, PowerPoint presentations, assessment activities and a bumper exam pack (filled with possible questions). Please note that these worksheets are not comprehensive of the entire course. As the course content is huge, these worksheets/activities are designed to supplement other work on medicine and public health. Nevertheless, they will no doubt save teachers a lot of time!

By PaulMid

AQA GCSE History - Britain: Health and the People - Industrial Diseases

AQA GCSE History - Britain: Health and the People - Industrial Diseases

These resources relate to the AQA GCSE History unit, Britain: Health and the People. Many of the tasks require the blue textbook from Hodder that accompanies the course. Included is an activity, based on the content from the textbook, on industrial diseases of the 19th and 20th centuries. Students are required to complete the worksheet and answer the questions. This worksheet is intended to supplement wider work on medicine and public health during the Industrial Revolution.

By PaulMid

AQA GCSE History - Britain: Health and the People - Penicillin

AQA GCSE History - Britain: Health and the People - Penicillin

These resources relate to the AQA GCSE History unit, Britain: Health and the People. Many of the tasks require the blue textbook from Hodder that accompanies the course. However, they can be adapted to suit other KS4 (or even KS3) topics on penicillin. Included is a PowerPoint presentation on Fleming's discovery, along with suitable questions to be completed in class. The presentation ends with a primary source (available at WikiCommons) that I have adapted to suit the utility question found in Q1 of the GCSE exam.

By PaulMid

AQA GCSE History - Britain: Health and the People - 20th Century Public Health

AQA GCSE History - Britain: Health and the People - 20th Century Public Health

These resources relate to the AQA GCSE History unit, Britain: Health and the People. Many of the tasks require the blue textbook from Hodder that accompanies the course. Included are two worksheets and a PowerPoint presentation (with questions), all relating to modern public health. Topics include: housing, free school meals, the NHS and the welfare state. These worksheets are not comprehensive of this section of the text book and are intended to supplement existing work on these topics. Nevertheless, they are useful worksheets to bring into classwork or as homework.

By PaulMid

AQA GCSE History - Britain: Health and the People - 20th Century Medicine

AQA GCSE History - Britain: Health and the People - 20th Century Medicine

These resources relate to the AQA GCSE History unit, Britain: Health and the People. Many of the tasks require the blue textbook from Hodder that accompanies the course. Included is a gap fill task on modern medical developments along with a summary of some of the key improvements that took place during this time. These resources are intended to be used as part of a wider collection of activities/tasks on modern medicine, as they are not comprehensive of this chapter in the text book. Nevertheless, they provide excellent additions to class work or homework.

By PaulMid

What was the role of the U.S. in the Panama Revolution & Building the Canal? Document Based Activity

What was the role of the U.S. in the Panama Revolution & Building the Canal? Document Based Activity

This 3 page packet contains everything your students need to investigate the US role in the Panama Revolution and the Building of the Panama Canal. This short document Based Activity is a perfect complement to a lecture on President Teddy Roosevelt and his Big Stick Policy. This could be an in-class activity at the end of your lecture or a great homework assignment. In this activity, students will examine several primary source excerpts, photographs/maps and diagrams and will answer comprehension questions to increase their understanding of how the US obtained the Panama Canal zone and how the Canal was built. COMMON CORE ACTIVITY

By learningisapassion