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The English Civil War Wordsearch History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

The English Civil War Wordsearch History Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'The English Civil War'. 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
Cavaliers and Roundheads in the English Civil War

Cavaliers and Roundheads in the English Civil War

Who were the two sides in the English Civil War? How did they differ? What did they believe in? Students will be able to answer these questions in this lesson and decide which side of the fence they would be on today. These answers are backed up with some excellent video and audio footage. They will ultimately have to produce a propaganda leaflet encouraging people to join their campaign as a Royalist or Cavalier using persuasive literacy techniques and song lyrics. This is a fun lesson with a number of activities designed to get students involved, active and enjoying their learning.
Pilgrim17
Causes of the English Civil War

Causes of the English Civil War

This lesson explores the problems Charles brought upon himself to cause the English Civil War. Students are given information which they have to analyse and decide how and why there were opposing views from Parliament and the King on how to run the country. The use of contemporary accounts and propaganda posters will challenge the more able as well. Students justify who in their opinion is to blame for the Civil War and demonstrate their learning at the end of the lesson using factor and function symbols.
Pilgrim17
The Civil War

The Civil War

Lessons covering Charles I, causes of the Civil war with an assessment and life in the civil war
leighbee23
Who was Charles I?

Who was Charles I?

This lesson aims to find out the personality of King Charles. Following in his father’s footsteps, his vanity and obsession with the Divine Right of Kings are major causes of concern for those in power. Students learn about his fragility in his younger life to eventual arrogance as he becomes King and will link a number of reasons together as to why this was to lead to Civil War. Video footage and source work is used to gather the evidence and the students will have to think outside the box to understand his motives and actions at the end using pictures from Rory’s story cubes.
Pilgrim17
Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Crime and punishment through time, c1500 - c1700 revision pack

Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Crime and punishment through time, c1500 - c1700 revision pack

This product includes two complete lessons for the period 1500-1700, both lessons examine a 12 mark exam style question. The lessons allow students to work through a range of activities to develop their knowledge of the topic and form an opinion before completing the exam questions. The pack also includes a study guide for the unit c1000-c1500 (complete with exam skills) a quick fire test and answers and a self assessment matrix. Perfect for revision and exam preparation and developing the skill elements of the course. These lessons come from our Crime and Punishment Unit 2 Bundle, which can be found via the TES Planmylesson shop.
planmylesson
Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Early Elizabethan England: L9 What threats did Catholic Plots pose to Elizabeth?

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Early Elizabethan England: L9 What threats did Catholic Plots pose to Elizabeth?

The first lesson from unit 2.1. Students are given the brief that a top trump producer is making a new series 'Plots against Elizabeth' and they have to allocate the scores for the 4 main plots. In addition they have to decide on the importance of each plot when creating a 60 second advert for the new game, the most significant plot gets the most air time (they need to justify this). A 16 mark question is also discussed.
planmylesson
Youtube log of useful videos for each Key Stage 3 History topic.

Youtube log of useful videos for each Key Stage 3 History topic.

Just click on the link and it will take you to the youtube clip. Year 7 videos focus on the topics involved in Medieval History Year 8 1500-1750 Year 9 Modern World (Please note that eventually some of the youtube links will possibly not work - dependent on youtube - but so far this has been one of my key teaching resources and it works well)
whizzbangbang
The Tudors & Stuarts: L11 How Good was Queen Elizabeth?

The Tudors & Stuarts: L11 How Good was Queen Elizabeth?

Easy to follow lesson on Queen Elizabeth. Students eventually make a judgement about Queen Elizabeth through, portrait analysis, card sort and discussions. Main activity requires class to create their own annotated portrait which summarises their decision. Literacy support/ differentiated materials provided.
planmylesson