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Life in a Medieval Village

Life in a Medieval Village

A fun and engaging lesson designed for Year 7 that shows them what medieval villages were like. Students meet Derrick who has to decide if he wants to stay in his village or move to the nearby town. Students first make inferences about the village. Using character cards they then look at who worked in the village and how important they are. Extra info is given about the village and students are asked to colour code the information. An Argue Dash then checks students learning before they write a PEE paragraph about village life.
missmerrygold
GCSE 9-1 Norman England: Motte and Bailey Castles

GCSE 9-1 Norman England: Motte and Bailey Castles

GCSE Anglo Saxon and Norman England New 2016 Specification Grades 9-1 Could be used for Edexcel, AQA, WJEC, OCR etc. Full lesson on Williams use of Motte and Bailey Castles with Time Team theme to look at causes, features and importance. Includes 4 mark 'features' question and paragraph of 12 mark control question. All lesson activities and resources included. Part of Anglo Saxon and Norman England 2 and an enquiry sequence of Williams control of England Please see my other lessons & resources Feedback welcome
MrThorntonTeach
Medieval Knights Wordsearch Sheet Keywords KS3 Settler Starter Cover Lesson History

Medieval Knights Wordsearch Sheet Keywords KS3 Settler Starter Cover Lesson History

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Medieval Knights'. 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
The Norman Conquest Lesson 1: Claimants to the Throne

The Norman Conquest Lesson 1: Claimants to the Throne

This lesson introduces the problem of choosing the next King of England following the death of Edward the Confessor. Students consider the normal rules of succession and the attributes that make a good monarch before being introduced to the three main contenders for the throne of England in 1066. The main task asks students to consider the attributes and background of the contenders before deciding upon whom they believe has the most legitimate claim to the throne. The resource includes a presentationfor the full lesson along with associated worksheets and resources. Please leave a review if you find this resource useful.
m1nstrel
The Norman Conquest Lesson 2: Harold's Dilemma

The Norman Conquest Lesson 2: Harold's Dilemma

This lesson looks at the dilemma facing Harold Godwineson following his coronation as King of England after the death of Edward the Confessor. Students consider what course of action Harold should take in preparation for the imminent arrival of the other two contenders for the throne (Harald Hardraada and William, Duke of Normandy). The lesson includes a full lesson presentation along with all associated worksheets and maps that students will need. The lesson follows on from my previous lesson, The Norman Conquest: Contenders to the Throne. Please leave a review if you find this resource useful.
m1nstrel
Introduction to The People's Health: OCR SHP GCSE 9-1 History (The People's Health)

Introduction to The People's Health: OCR SHP GCSE 9-1 History (The People's Health)

This lesson is the first in a series put together to follow the OCR SHP GCSE 9-1 History course. The lesson gives an overview to the unit and introduces students to the living conditions, epidemics, and government responses to health problems facing the country throughout the c.1250-present day time period. The resource is packaged in a single presentation document but all printable picture, graph, and card sort resources are included as part of the presentation so that all are easily accessible. Please leave a review if you find this resource useful.
m1nstrel
Edexcel GCSE History - Personal Learning Checklists (PLC's)

Edexcel GCSE History - Personal Learning Checklists (PLC's)

Edexcel GCSE History - Personal Learning Checklists (PLC's) Each personal learning checklist can be used by students to monitor their personal progress and understanding as you move through the teaching of each section of the course. The PLC's included are: 1. Crime and Punishment in Britain & Whitechapel (PAPER 1) 2. Warfare and British Society & London and the Second World War (PAPER 1) 3. Early Elizabethan England (PAPER 2) 4. Superpower Relations and the Cold War (PAPER 2) 5. Weimar and Nazi Germany (PAPER 3)
MrTHistory
Medieval Crime and Punishment (paper 1): Edexcel 9-1 GCSE History lesson resources

Medieval Crime and Punishment (paper 1): Edexcel 9-1 GCSE History lesson resources

5 lessons and an assessment fully addressing the content and exam skills of the Medieval section of the Crime and Punishment paper 1 exam. All lessons have differentiated learning objectives linked to the 9-1 grades. Also included is a bluffers guide on how to structure exam questions and a personalised learning checklist for the entire crime and punishment unit for students to self assess their progress against the specification's content. The lessons use the Hodder textbook but could be easily adapted for use with other resources/textbooks. The PowerPoints are widescreen so do not show correctly on the previews, but once downloaded will show correctly on any computer/screen.
History_jo