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Newspaper front page: The Mongol Expansion

Newspaper front page: The Mongol Expansion

Newspaper front page activity requiring students to report on the Mongol invasion of China including reasons for the invasion, the Battle of Wild Fox Ridge, the siege of Zhongdu (Beijing) and the leadership of Genghis Khan. It is designed for students of the NSW History K-10 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Stage 4 Depth Study 6: The Mongol Expansion
WayneWoods
Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Superpower Relations L5: What were the main reasons for Soviet expansion?

Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Superpower Relations L5: What were the main reasons for Soviet expansion?

Students assess the reasons for Soviet expansion into Eastern Europe, such as percentages deal. They rank factors, create an annotated graph before producing a map showing how the countries of Eastern Europe became Soviet satellite states., leading into an 8 mark (narrative exam question). Easy to follow, with a step by step guide. The map activity requires use of a textbook (I have made reference to the Pearson textbook for this activity, although other textbooks include the map referred to).
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Asssessment task: The Mongol Expansion

Asssessment task: The Mongol Expansion

There are 3 parts to this task: 1. Create a model of a Mongol weapon or armour or piece of clothing, 2. Write a brief information report on the item that you have selected, 3. Include an annotated bibliography of at least 4 sources of information for your task. This has been a very popular task over many years and is guaranteed to maintain student engagement. I suggest that you advise school staff of the day that the task is due so that they are aware that models of knives, swords, shields etc. will be coming directly to you at the start of the day. This will avoid misunderstandings. Some of these models have been truly outstanding replicas! This assessment task meets the requirements of the NSW History K-10 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum and BOSTES assessment guidelines. Stage 4 Depth Study 6: The Mongol Expansion This is a great task to promote History!
WayneWoods
Treaty of Versailles - Source Analysis Exercises - World War One

Treaty of Versailles - Source Analysis Exercises - World War One

These PPTs and DOCs examine the Cannon-Fodder source made famous by the leaders at the Treaty of Versailles. Basic speeches sheets put incorrect phrases into the leaders' mouths. Students have to sort these out. Good for a starter. DDAABB PPT and handout explains how Double Dab works as a method of analysis TOV PPT breaks down the source into elements There are alternative sources as well. This will become part of a WWI Bundle.
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3 Primary sources: The Achaemenid Persian Empire

3 Primary sources: The Achaemenid Persian Empire

This resource includes 3 separate primary sources from eyewitnesses to events in the topic Persia - from Cyrus II to the death of Darius III and activities based on the source including who wrote the source, what we know about the writer, how their presence at the historical incidents impacts their writing, whether the information is reliable and the purpose of the writing. The 3 sources are: + Herodotus describes Persian religion, c.490-420 BCE + Diodorus Siculus reports that Artaxerxes II appoints a Greek(!) to command the Persian navy, 398-7 BCE + Artaxerxes I gives Nehemiah permission to rebuild the Jerusalem temple, 445-4 BCE Each source and analysis questions are on a single page. This task is designed for NSW students of the History K-10 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum Stage 6 Higher School Certificate course Historical Periods Option D: Persia – Cyrus II to the Death of Darius III The outcome being developed is: AH12-6 analyses and interprets different types of sources for evidence to support an historical account or argument.
WayneWoods
Recruitment in WW1

Recruitment in WW1

A lesson looking at recruitment in WW1. Fully differentiated for mixed ability with success criteria. Slides and worksheets included. The sixth lesson in the World War 1 Unit of Work.
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Causes of World War One Lesson

Causes of World War One Lesson

A lesson looking at the causes of WW1. Fully differentiated for mixed ability with success criteria. Slides and worksheets included. The fifth lesson in the World War 1 Unit of Work.
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Assassination of Franz Ferdinand Lesson

Assassination of Franz Ferdinand Lesson

A lesson looking at the assassination of Franz Ferdinand. Fully differentiated for mixed ability with success criteria. Slides and worksheets included. The fourth lesson in the World War 1 Unit of Work.
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Alliances before WW1

Alliances before WW1

A lesson looking at Alliances before WW1. Fully differentiated for mixed ability with success criteria. Slides and worksheets included. The third lesson in the World War 1 Unit of Work.
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Why did the Titanic sink? Lesson

Why did the Titanic sink? Lesson

A lesson looking at why the Titanic sank. Fully differentiated for mixed ability with success criteria. Slides and worksheets included. The second lesson in the World War 1 Unit of Work.
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Did Celtic housing differ according to wealth and location?

Did Celtic housing differ according to wealth and location?

From brochs in the Pictish kingdoms of Scotland, roundhouses in Ireland and Britain and rectangular houses on the continent, Celtic housing came in many varieties. But there were also adaptions to mountainous areas, such as Switzerland, rocky plateaus, such as central Spain and the shores of lakes. There was also changes in building styles and construction techniques over time. This source-based activity is designed for students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Preliminary course Investigating Ancient History – Case Studies List A: Case studies from Egypt, Greece, Rome, Celtic Europe A8. The Celts
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