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The Princes in the Tower - A Murder Case File

The Princes in the Tower - A Murder Case File

A murder case study of the 'Princes in the Tower'. The pack includes background information, pictures/a key for the main suspects, a card sort/colour coading activity and a page for summaries and information. The information can also be put in to a PowerPoint to complete the activity as a class activity, rather than individual work.

By davidl_phillips

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

Popular Culture and the Witchcraze: Thematic Table

Popular Culture and the Witchcraze: Thematic Table

This resource is intended to be used alongside other resources relating to the OCR A Level topic: Popular Culture and the Witchcraze. This revision table should be used at the very end of the course, or could be completed section-by-section as students work through the content. The table lists the most common themes that feature in the course down one side, with the 3 case studies (+ Europe) appearing along the top. This table will therefore help students when writing thematic questions, as they should ensure that they can draw content from a wide geographical and chronological area.

By PaulMid

AQA GCSE History - Britain: Health and the People - Q4 Thematic Comparison

AQA GCSE History - Britain: Health and the People - Q4 Thematic Comparison

A number of resources relating to AQA's Britain: Health and the People unit. These relate to Q4 of the exam paper, which asks students to draw out themes from the course. Included is a revision table where students can make notes on each of the 4 chronological sections of the course; blow this up to A3 to allow enough room for notes. I have also included a guide to Q4 along with an exemplar answer written by a student of mine.

By PaulMid

James I (James VI) Bundle

James I (James VI) Bundle

This combines the Profile and Pocahontas Lesson. The witches lessons make use of the civil war but they can be adapted to note James I's fear and hatred of them. There are a few extras in there too!

By teacherstevenson

English Civil War Bundle

English Civil War Bundle

8 lessons that cover Charles I to Cromwell. The Causes lessons develop an understanding of causes and consequences. The armies sheet improve knowledge and understanding. Witches and Cromwell lessons evaluate evidence and put forward ways to produce an argument. bit.ly/TStevoTES

By teacherstevenson

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

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

A useful card sort and revision sheet for pandemics through time, to be used in conjunction with the 'medicine through time' style unit from any exam board (this was designed for AQA). Give students the cut out cards and ask them to put them together in groups for each pandemic (categories include: name, date, cause, treatment etc.) The content is fairly basic at this stage, as the next task is to transfer this information (in note form) on to the blank table, along with further detail from class work/textbooks. This can then be used for revision, particularly for Q3 of the AQA paper which asks students to make comparisons across the period (e.g. 'Compare the cholera epidemic with the Black Death, in what ways are they similar?)

By PaulMid

AQA GCSE History - Britain: Health and the People - Exam Pack

AQA GCSE History - Britain: Health and the People - Exam Pack

This is a revision pack full of exam questions taken from text books, specimen papers and my own initiative. This is an essential resource for any student studying the new AQA GCSE History topic 'Britain: Health and the People'. The questions are divided up based on the 4 chronological sections of the course; there are questions of all types, including thematic questions. (***THESE SHOULD NOT BE TAKEN AS DEFINITE EXAMPLES OF EXAM QUESTIONS***)

By PaulMid

Witches during the Civil War Short Lesson

Witches during the Civil War Short Lesson

Use of sources to determine why there was a Witch Craze during the English Civil War. I also have Stuart and Civil War Bundles. Full resources for a lesson and an alternative approach are available here - https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/witches-and-the-english-civil-war-james-i-11682605

By teacherstevenson

Witches and the English Civil War (James I)

Witches and the English Civil War (James I)

I also have Stuart and Civil War Bundles. The ALT or Alternative lesson has a greater focus on the shifting attitudes and how it creates the fear of witches. There are sources to examine from textbooks. These files can be edited down so you can use just a few sources with your classes. The regular lesson is very similar but uses original sources from the time. This can be edited down to make it easier for your class. Swimming Sheet can be re examined as homework.

By teacherstevenson