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KS3 Significant Discoveries

KS3 Significant Discoveries

This bundle contains 3 full lessons within the topic - What was the most significant archaeological discovery? The lessons investigate the significance of Otzi, Pompeii and the Ice Maiden.
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Year 3 Instruction Writing - Week Two

Year 3 Instruction Writing - Week Two

Suited to the NC2014, week two of instruction writing for Year 3. Tried and tested with my own class completed in 2 double (whole morning) lessons and one daily slot (1hr). Can be adapted to suit smaller daily lessons. Links to key text 'Beware of Boys' before children produce an independent, assessed piece of writing during the last session (link to Stone Age topic). Included: Planning Learning objective and Success Criteria Grids for books in child friendly language. Printable resource Activ Inspire Flipchart
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Year 3 Instruction Writing - Week One

Year 3 Instruction Writing - Week One

Suited to the NC2014, week one planning for instruction writing at Year 3 level. Tried and tested within my own class where we complete double (whole morning) sessions but can easily be adapted and simplified to fit daily lessons. Links to Stone Age history topic. Comes with: Printable resources Learning Objectives and Success Criteria Grids for books in child friendly language. Planning Activ Inspire flipchart
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Significant discoveries: Otzi full lesson

Significant discoveries: Otzi full lesson

This is a full lesson exploring how Otzi was a significant discovery. It is part of a full module that is available. It tries to show students what we can learn from archaeological evidence. This lesson contains all worksheets needed for the lesson. It has a starter, main task, clip link with questions, main task and final question based on students theories. Please leave a review!
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Developing chronological knowledge and understanding: Britain before the Romans

Developing chronological knowledge and understanding: Britain before the Romans

A set of linked resources and activities to help students improve their understanding of the sequencing of events. This set covers Britain before the Romans, c4500BC-43AD There is a specially designed power point presentation of 25 selected events. This is designed to convey a sense of the passage of time by having the transition between slides vary in length depending on how many years actually passed between events. Each slide has a date, event and appropriate illustration. (Each event slide is on show for five seconds and the whole presentation lasts for approximately five minutes). As a bonus there is also a ‘click through’ version of the slide show. The selection of events is not meant to be definitive for the study of that period (it’s a selection not a comprehensive timeline!) – this allows for an extra activity/challenge of students deciding what is missing/what could be left out. The same events are on a word document with a classifying task -to help students identify links within a period. Some of these events are also used for a set of sorting challenges (by focussing on the same set of events in different ways it will help boost students’ knowledge). The first involves sorting set of four different events into the correct order – available on power point and word document. The second is a set of printable ‘cards’ which can be used for sorting or matching tasks (such as the matching pairs game) – each event is on a separate ‘card’ from its date (organised in sets of 10). The third is a set of ‘domino cards’ where each card has an event and a date that links to another event -so making a single sequence of 10 events.
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LKS2 Year 3/4 Stone Age Knowledge Organiser

LKS2 Year 3/4 Stone Age Knowledge Organiser

Knowledge organiser created for children in LKS2 about the Stone Age. Includes key vocabulary, timeline, information about the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic periods, Stonehenge & cave paintings. Perfect way to learn the key facts in preparation for teaching, to use for planning and for children to take home and learn before / after lessons!
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Prehistoric England Wordsearch History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Prehistoric England Wordsearch History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Prehistoric England'. 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
Developing chronological knowledge and understanding: Sample

Developing chronological knowledge and understanding: Sample

This is a sample of a selection from a range of these resources. Each of the full resource is a set of linked resources and activities to help students improve their understanding of the sequencing of events. There is a specially designed power point presentation of selected events. This is designed to convey a sense of the passage of time by having the transition between slides vary in length depending on how many years actually passed between events. Each slide has a date, event and appropriate illustration. (Each event slide is on show for five seconds and the whole presentation lasts for approximately five minutes). (There are between 24 and 30 slides in each presentation) As a bonus there is also a ‘click through’ version of the slide show. The selection of events is not meant to be definitive for the study of that period (it’s a selection not a comprehensive timeline!) – this would allow for an extra activity/challenge of students deciding what is missing/what could be left out. The same events are on a word document with a classifying task -to help students identify links within a period. Some of these events are also used for a set of sorting challenges (by focussing on the same set of events in different ways it will help boost students’ knowledge). The first involves sorting set of four or five different events into the correct order – available on power point and word document. The second is a set of printable ‘cards’ which can be used for sorting or matching tasks (such as the matching pairs game) – each event is on a separate ‘card’ from its date (organised in sets of 10). The third is a set of ‘domino cards’ where each card has an event and a date that links to another event -so making a single sequence of 10 events. There are 10 separate sets of resources: Ancient Greece; Britain before the Romans 4500BC-43AD Roman Britain 43-410AD Anglo-Saxons and Vikings 449-1066AD Periods in British history (major periods) Medieval Times (2 sub sets – England & Britain and other nations) Tudors and Stuarts (2 sub sets – Tudors & Stuarts) Industrial Revolution (and farming etc – 3 sub sets: 1694 to 1803; 1803 to 1846; 1851 to 1901 Britain (and the world) c1714 to c1900 (3 sub sets: Britain and the World; Politics and Reform ; Society and Culture Britain in the 20th century (2 sub sets – Britain & Britain and the world)
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Hadrian's Wall Wordsearch Geography History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Hadrian's Wall Wordsearch Geography History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Hadrian's Wall'. 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
Archaeological Discovery Investigation Homework

Archaeological Discovery Investigation Homework

This resource can be used as a homework or generally as a class research project. It encourages students to look into discoveries that are often forgotten due to emphasis on modern history. As well as general research prompts, this includes two challenge tasks to develop and stretch more able students.
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