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Should teachers be armed? A persuasive writing scheme

Should teachers be armed? A persuasive writing scheme

This is a scheme designed for KS4 and Yr 9. It is a chance for them to expand their knowledge of a relevant topic as well as develop their AQA English Language skills. The final task will be for the class to draft, edit and improve upon a letter to the head teacher regarding guns in the classroom. This is suitable for any exam board but tailored to the AQA spec. It is an issue that engages all students of every ability and can easily be differentiated up or down depending on class. The scheme is designed to last for one week (5 lessons) but can be stretched further if needs be. There are opportunities for green pen activities as well as further research and debate on this topical issue.
wigglespie
Introduction to Citizenship Drop Down Day

Introduction to Citizenship Drop Down Day

Drop Down Day Pack - A set of 6 lessons to cover a Drop Down Day (6 hours) introducing Citizenship to KS3. The Drop Down Day was put together for Year 7 originally, but all the resources are editable and well-differentiated so it could be used with any year group KS4 / KS3 with a tweak or so. The Drop Down Day covers an introduction to Citizenship, rights + responsibilities, Human Rights and focusing on how we can be active and positive citizens both in the UK and for the rest of the world. All these individual lessons have been rated very highly by Tes users and are tried and tested in my own department. You can find many more inexpensive and free PSHE, Citizenship and RE resources HERE
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Summary of A-Level politics theorists

Summary of A-Level politics theorists

This document clearly summaries the main theorists for A-level government and politics. Split between realist and liberal theories, that are broken down into there respective concepts. Useful in achieving top grades (picture shows the realist section)
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Types of Government

Types of Government

Let’s learn about <strong>Types of Government</strong>! This worksheet includes a wide variety of activities and exercises about various forms of government. The materials have informative exercises about aspects that are related to governments, such as monarchy, democracy, dictatorship, republic, theocracy, anarchy and many other things! Crosswords, word searches, puzzles and other kinds of activities are included to make it a fun and interesting class. <strong>Overview: </strong> Page 1-2: History of Government Page 3-4: Types of Government and Economies Page 5-6: Monarchy Page 7-8: Democracy Page 9-10: Dictatorship Page 11-12: Republic Page 13: Theocracy Page 14: Anarchy Page 15: Other Types of Government Page 16-17: Interesting facts Page 18-19: Terms Page 20-21: Reflection The answers and an answer sheet are included. Keywords: President, checks and balances, constitution, Bill of Rights, monarch, king, queen, emperor, dictator, oligarchy, socialism, communism, capitalism, parliament, prime minister, election, propaganda, federation, coup d’état, congress, senate
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Animal Farm: Create Your Own Government Project

Animal Farm: Create Your Own Government Project

From Silvestris Educational Publications, a complete project and reflective paper assignment to complement your reading of Animal Farm. Students get to create their own government! They have all the power, and they love it, but they soon realize just how difficult it is to create any government, particularly one under which they would actually wish to live. Give them something to think about, argue about, and enjoy!
lsilvestris
Quiz Bundle SMSC, British Values and Royal Wedding

Quiz Bundle SMSC, British Values and Royal Wedding

2018 Set of 9x PSHE and CITIZENSHIP Fun This bundle contains some of my most popular British values PSHE SMSC and Citizenship Quiz resources for 2018. Each Quiz Contains 7 Rounds and 40+ Questions A student/ Team Worksheet Comprehensive Answer provided This is a fun and engaging way to go through the answers. The resources are thoughtful and will help students engage with the world around them and current affairs.
jonrobert22
The United Nations

The United Nations

After the atrocities of the Second World War (millions of Jews were killed and many others) some countries got together and decided that something like that could not happen again. They formed the United Nations. The United Nations drew up a list of basic Human Rights (1948) that everyone should be entitled to – this is called the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. These worksheets help the students to discuss what they consider essential to living and compare their thoughts to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. In addition they look in detail at the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and discuss whose responsibility it is to uphold these
WillsonEducation
Liberalism - Edexcel

Liberalism - Edexcel

NEW POLITICS A-LEVEL SPEC 2018 This resource has been designed as part of the Political Ideologies unit - with Edexcel practice questions. It has been tried and tested in an OFSTED OUTSTANDING school. As an examiner, I have tried to include as many practice questions as possible, and each part of the lesson centres around a specific ‘Thinking Hard’ question. It includes differentiated lesson objectives and activities.
politicslondon
BGE Modern Studies - Democracy and Dictatorships

BGE Modern Studies - Democracy and Dictatorships

Unit of work for S1 Modern Studies class (Level 3) Provides an introduction to what Modern Studies is and looks at the difference between Democracies and Dictatorships. Includes case studies on North Korea and a class mock election to show their learning and understanding. Additional resources available on request.
adamtorbett
Liberalism contradictions

Liberalism contradictions

NEW POLITICS A-LEVEL SPEC 2018 This resource has been designed as part of the Political Ideologies unit - with Edexcel practice questions. It has been tried and tested in an OFSTED OUTSTANDING school. As an examiner, I have tried to include as many practice questions as possible, and each part of the lesson centres around a specific ‘Thinking Hard’ question. It includes differentiated lesson objectives and activities.
politicslondon
KEY LIBERAL THINKERS

KEY LIBERAL THINKERS

NEW POLITICS A-LEVEL SPEC 2018 This resource has been designed as part of the Political Ideologies unit - with Edexcel practice questions. It has been tried and tested in an OFSTED OUTSTANDING school. As an examiner, I have tried to include as many practice questions as possible, and each part of the lesson centres around a specific ‘Thinking Hard’ question. It includes differentiated lesson objectives and activities.
politicslondon
Types of Liberalism

Types of Liberalism

NEW POLITICS A-LEVEL SPEC 2018 This resource has been designed as part of the Political Ideologies unit - with Edexcel practice questions. It has been tried and tested in an OFSTED OUTSTANDING school. As an examiner, I have tried to include as many practice questions as possible, and each part of the lesson centres around a specific ‘Thinking Hard’ question. It includes differentiated lesson objectives and activities.
politicslondon
Introduction to Liberalism

Introduction to Liberalism

NEW POLITICS A-LEVEL SPEC 2018 This resource has been designed as part of the Political Ideologies unit - with Edexcel practice questions. It has been tried and tested in an OFSTED OUTSTANDING school. As an examiner, I have tried to include as many practice questions as possible, and each part of the lesson centres around a specific ‘Thinking Hard’ question. It includes differentiated lesson objectives and activities.
politicslondon
Introduction to Political Ideologies

Introduction to Political Ideologies

NEW POLITICS A-LEVEL SPEC 2018 This resource has been designed as part of the Political Ideologies unit - with Edexcel practice questions. It has been tried and tested in an OFSTED OUTSTANDING school. As an examiner, I have tried to include as many practice questions as possible, and each part of the lesson centres around a specific ‘Thinking Hard’ question. It includes differentiated lesson objectives and activities.
politicslondon
9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities! World Wars, Civil War

9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities! World Wars, Civil War

Looking for NO PREP, engaging activities to cover a variety of U.S. Wars? Want a way to make World War II or the Civil War a blast for the class? This resource includes 9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms: Causes of the Revolutionary War Escape Room Civil War Escape Room Pearl Harbor Escape Room Vietnam Escape Room World War I Escape Room World War II Escape Room War of 1812 Escape Room Battle of Bunker Hill Escape Room French and Indian War Escape Room This 9 pack bundle of U.S. Wars Escape Rooms will take students on 9 separate secret missions around the classroom! Each escape room has students decode interesting facts about U.S. involvement in different wars like Wolrd War I or Pearl Harbor! This is the perfect resource to introduce the topic or to review the topics. Each Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given 9 different secret code names and sent on 9 separate secret missions. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal facts related to the topic. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! Each room is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on 9 separate “secret missions” and given a different back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about various U.S Wars. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes per room Check out the individual previews and products for more specific information!
lisaf5005
9 Civics and Government Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities!

9 Civics and Government Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities!

Looking for NO PREP, engaging activities to cover a variety of Civics and Government topics? Want a way to make the Articles of Confederation or the Declaration of Independence a blast for the class? This resource includes 9 Civics and Government Escape Rooms: Citizenship and Naturalization Preamble Escape Room Bill of Rights Escape Room Founding Fathers Escape Room Branches of Government Escape Room Declaration of Independence Escape Room Articles of Confederation Escape Room Supreme Court Civil Rights Movement This 9 pack bundle of Civics and Government related Escape Rooms will take students on 9 separate secret missions around the classroom! Each escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Preamble, the Declaration, Bill of Rights, Founding Fathers, Branches of Government and more!. This is the perfect resource to introduce the civics topic or to review the topics. Each Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given 9 different secret code names and sent on 9 separate secret missions. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal facts related to the topic. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! Each room is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on 9 separate “secret missions” and given a different back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about various Civics topics. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes per room
lisaf5005
Nationalism

Nationalism

Examines some key ideas, the difference between inclusive and exclusive nationalism and how it can be linked to some other political ideologies
SGA1979
Nationalism

Nationalism

Presentation with some hyperlinks. With time to discuss, covers at least 2 lessons.
SGA1979
20 x Government & Politics Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Leaders

20 x Government & Politics Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Leaders

20 x Wordsearch Puzzle sheets of keywords on the theme of ‘Goverment & Politics’. Topics are: Types of Government Political Parties British Politics British Prime Ministers US President Nicknames Jeremy Corbyn Theresa May Margaret Thatcher Sir Winston Churchill Abraham Lincoln Donald Trump Barack Obama George W Bush Bill Clinton George HW Bush Ronald Reagan Jimmy Carter Gerald Ford Richard Nixon Lyndon B Johnson 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
Types of Government Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Politics Elections

Types of Government Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Politics Elections

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Types of Government’. 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
Instructional Materials for Social Studies

Instructional Materials for Social Studies

This document contains three lists including resources for general teaching, content specific information, and professional growth. It is an assignment for a graduate level course about teaching Social Studies. The resources are mainly for lower primary grades.
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Comprehensive Edexcel A2 Government and Politics  Revision Posters Set (8 Ideologies)

Comprehensive Edexcel A2 Government and Politics Revision Posters Set (8 Ideologies)

A complete/bumper collection of revision posters containing content from the old (2008) Edexcel A2 Government and Politics specification on the subject of ideologies. Looking at core values of, key figures within, different branches of, and issues within the conservative, anarchist, socialist, liberal, feminist, nationalist, ecologist and multiculturalist ideologies. All of the content necessary for Paper 1 and 2 of the 2008 Edexcel A2 Government and Politics course. All 8 posters are included, with an additional edition of Multiculturalism that is not quite as harsh on the eyes. Best value - £2 per poster, which usually have RRP of £3.50.
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Edexcel A2 Government and Politics - Paper 2 Revision Posters Set

Edexcel A2 Government and Politics - Paper 2 Revision Posters Set

A collection of revision posters containing content from the old (2008) Edexcel A2 Government and Politics specification. Looking at core values of, key figures within, different branches of, and issues within the Ecologist, Feminist, Multiculturalist and Nationalist ideologies. All of the content necessary for Paper 2 of the 2008 Edexcel A2 Government and Politics course. Both versions of Multiculturalism (The vibrant and the less ‘intense’) are included. While the Edexcel endorsed textbook also includes Fascism and Religious Fundamentalism, these are not necessary for examinations, and have been ommitted.
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Problemas Sociales - Spanish Speaking Bundle

Problemas Sociales - Spanish Speaking Bundle

7 x No prep pairwork speaking activities: Topic: Problemas Sociales Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1. Crimen 2. Educación 3. Política 4. Salud 5. Dinero 6. Religión 7. Futuro Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using Spanish Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (explicado en español)
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V for Vendetta Movie Guide (R - 2005)

V for Vendetta Movie Guide (R - 2005)

A powerful movie of political and social consequence. Take full advantage of the learning opportunities in this film by using this movie guide. Journey through the movie as a class, pausing at the designated times, and discuss and answer the thought provoking questions. This guide has 14 high-level short answer and essay questions. See the thumbnails for example questions. This product .zip file includes: A student movie guide, PDF print version (5 pages) A student movie guide, PDF digital fillable form version (5 pages) An answer key is not included as many questions are open-ended and encourage students to analyze the film. Many answers will not fit into a ‘box’. Students are encouraged to construct their own meaning from the characters’ dialogue and behavior. Is this movie guide worth it? Download two of my movie guides for free below: The Lightning Thief Kung Fu Panda 3 For more product images, sample questions and teacher reviews and ratings, please visit my TPT site at TeacherTravis : ) Your support, feedback, and follows are appreciated: Follow me on Pinterest | teachertrav Like my Facebook page | K12MovieGuides Visit my website | K12MovieGuides Follow me on Instagram | TeacherTravis Follow me on Twitter | K12MovieGuides
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