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9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities! World Wars, Civil War

9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities! World Wars, Civil War

Looking for NO PREP, engaging activities to cover a variety of U.S. Wars? Want a way to make World War II or the Civil War a blast for the class? This resource includes 9 U.S. Wars Escape Rooms: Causes of the Revolutionary War Escape Room Civil War Escape Room Pearl Harbor Escape Room Vietnam Escape Room World War I Escape Room World War II Escape Room War of 1812 Escape Room Battle of Bunker Hill Escape Room French and Indian War Escape Room This 9 pack bundle of U.S. Wars Escape Rooms will take students on 9 separate secret missions around the classroom! Each escape room has students decode interesting facts about U.S. involvement in different wars like Wolrd War I or Pearl Harbor! This is the perfect resource to introduce the topic or to review the topics. Each Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given 9 different secret code names and sent on 9 separate secret missions. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal facts related to the topic. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! Each room is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on 9 separate “secret missions” and given a different back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about various U.S Wars. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes per room Check out the individual previews and products for more specific information!
lisaf5005
9 Civics and Government Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities!

9 Civics and Government Escape Rooms BUNDLE: 9 No Prep Activities!

Looking for NO PREP, engaging activities to cover a variety of Civics and Government topics? Want a way to make the Articles of Confederation or the Declaration of Independence a blast for the class? This resource includes 9 Civics and Government Escape Rooms: Citizenship and Naturalization Preamble Escape Room Bill of Rights Escape Room Founding Fathers Escape Room Branches of Government Escape Room Declaration of Independence Escape Room Articles of Confederation Escape Room Supreme Court Civil Rights Movement This 9 pack bundle of Civics and Government related Escape Rooms will take students on 9 separate secret missions around the classroom! Each escape room has students decode interesting facts about the Preamble, the Declaration, Bill of Rights, Founding Fathers, Branches of Government and more!. This is the perfect resource to introduce the civics topic or to review the topics. Each Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given 9 different secret code names and sent on 9 separate secret missions. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal facts related to the topic. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! Each room is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on 9 separate “secret missions” and given a different back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about various Civics topics. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. An answer key and teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes per room
lisaf5005
Headbandz - Who am I? - GCSE History Revision Game

Headbandz - Who am I? - GCSE History Revision Game

This is a fun and engaging GCSE history revision activity based on the popular Headbandz game (a.k.a. Who am I?). The idea of the game is for the students to guess which historical figure is on the card on their forehead by asking their classmates simple questions. The rest of the class can only answer ‘Yes’ or ‘No’. So the better they know the GCSE course the easier they will find the game! There are 60 cards in total. These cards are for: -Medicine and Health Through Time -Weimar & Nazi Germany -The Cold War and Super Power Relations -The Normans and Anglo Saxons These cards are easy to adapt or add to so you can customise the pack if you don’t teach any of these units. A fun, easy to run, popular and effective revision activity.
laumorrow
Medicine Loop Revision Game

Medicine Loop Revision Game

This is a Loop revision activity for Medicine Through Time. It works on the same principle as flash cards, but the key words on one side don’t match the definition on the other side. In order to complete the Loop they need to find the student who has the key word that matches their definition (read the instructions below). It is a really fun activity that I mainly use for revision but can be used as a starter, a plenary or a fun activity. Instructions for use: 1 - Download and Print off the sheets. 2 - Cut around the outside edge of all the cards. 3 - Fold over the cards in the middle and glue them so on one side you have key words and on the other side you have definitions. 4 - Laminate the sheets (optional) 5 - Cut out the individual cards. 6 - Give out ALL the cards (at least one per person) 7 - Choose a random student to read out their definition, the rest of the class listen and whoever has the correct key word SHOUT IT OUT! 8 - This second student then flips over their card and reads aloud their definition. 9 - You keep going until you complete the loop and get back to the first student TIP 1 - To make it more effective and more competitive you should time each successful loop and post the times. Get the students to compete to try to beat their past times and other classes times. TIP 2 - Want to make it more difficult? Make the students swap cards every time someone makes a mistake or every time someone calls out. That way they will follow the rules and be forced to learn all the cards.
laumorrow
REVISION Key features of the American West (Edexcel 9-1)

REVISION Key features of the American West (Edexcel 9-1)

This is an hour revision session designed for intervention prior to examination. Pupils will: Describe key developments using images to prompt recall answer a 10 question quiz to test their knowledge and highlight areas for development complete a thinking quilt that covers the entire unit and key themes complete three importance questions as a group (see cover image)
ellie_ryl
REVISION American West Thinking Quilt (Edexcel 9-1)

REVISION American West Thinking Quilt (Edexcel 9-1)

American West thinking quilt designed to provide pupils with the opportunity to make links between different events and consider their impact on the development of the American West. I have checked through both the Pearson textbook and revision guide to ensure that all key content is included in this A3 thinking quilt. Pupils first read the boxes and add a sentence to any that they are not sure of with the support of peers, revision guides or the teacher. They then colour code them based on catagories they could fit into such as ‘law and order’ and ‘conflict with Plains Indians’. You can find the lesson that this thinking quilt is a part of here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/revision-key-features-of-the-american-west-edexcel-9-1-11884964
ellie_ryl
Why couldn't the police catch Jack the Ripper in 1888? Cryptogram Puzzle

Why couldn't the police catch Jack the Ripper in 1888? Cryptogram Puzzle

Can your students work out the puzzle code and find out why the police could not catch Jack the Ripper? It is an interesting topic and works well as a bell ringer or introduction to the topic. It also works well simply as a brain teaser for any topic. Students have to work out the letter/number code and fill in the paragraph accordingly. Five letters have been given already to help start them off. I introduce an element of competition to keep my classes focused. Not only do they have to fill in the paragraph they must pick out at least 3 key facts or inventions and be the first to tell me as the teacher. Keeps the students heads down and learning something! YOU MAY ALSO LIKE MY PUZZLE GROWING BUNDLE IN MY STORE. Thanks for looking! TERMS OF USE: This download (free or purchased) is for your own personal use in your classroom or your home. Please do not share my resources with others unless given explicit consent by me. Please direct them to my store instead. You may not share this download. You may not alter any item in this download, resell and claim as your own work. Similarly, you may not sell or share these resources with anyone and you may not use the contents of this download to create anything for commercial purposes or other commercial products. If you are an education board or school and would like to use my resources district wide, please contact me about licensing. ©Amy Hughes (MsHughesTeaches) All rights reserved. © A. Hughes (MsHughesTeaches) 2018
PerfidiaBlackheart
War of 1812

War of 1812

A Powerpoint presentation with 64 slides and animations on most, Q/A. There is NO AUDIO, NO Music, just a great learning opportunity with 64 slides Intended for teachers in the classrooom, Parents of home-schoolers, and anyone obsessed with history and/or military history. the presentation forwards slides at a 2-5 second rate but the teacher should use the PAUSE BUTTON to hold a slide for discussion or for lecture, or amplification. There are more pictures/animations than sentences. It should be an entertaining presentation without pages of reading.
hoosier11
Edexcel: 2c.2: Russia: Repression and Reform

Edexcel: 2c.2: Russia: Repression and Reform

Any reference to a textbook is to the course textbook: Revolutions in early modern and modern europe. This should take approximately 2 hours to teach. Pupils start with a a recap crossword about the first sub unit and a half of the Edexcel Russia topic (answers are included). Pupils are then introduced to Stolypin by video, and create a timeline using this and the textbook, analysing impact as they go (answers on the powerpoint). Pupils then have a discussion plenary. The second lesson focusses on Stolypins agricultural landholdings, emigration to Siberia and the Lena Goldfields massacre, with a variety of activities including: a video, a post it task, textbook questions and comic strips. This is then concluded with an interactive freeze frame activity.
sambennett
Edexcel: 2c.2: Russia: Change and continuity in the Russian government: end of the Romanovs

Edexcel: 2c.2: Russia: Change and continuity in the Russian government: end of the Romanovs

In the lesson, the textbook pages refer to the course textbook: Revolutions in early modern and modern europe. This should take approximately 2 lessons. Starter is a recap, following by a textbook task looking at interpretation events. Pupils then watch a video about the Duma before creating a timeline and then summarising how radical the first two Duma’s were. Pupils then develop this further, by deciphering pictograms about Nicholas II’s relations with the Duma’s (answers are on the powerpoints). Pupils then use this knowledge to construct a series of tweets to summarise their understanding, before taking part in an acting activity. Pupils then use the handout to work out how much this affects the autocratic state of the Russian government, before discussing how to summarise all of this information in a structured essay.
sambennett
Edexcel: 2c.2: Russia: Nicholas II's response to the 1905 Revolution

Edexcel: 2c.2: Russia: Nicholas II's response to the 1905 Revolution

This lesson is aimed at the new specification Edexcel A Level, but can be adapted for other courses studying Russia between 1894-1924 Any references to a textbook will be from the Course textbook Revolutions in early modern and modern europe, or from the Access to History book mentioned in the powerpoint notes. This powerpoint and tasks will last approximately 3 hours depending on the size and speed of your class. Starter is a recap of the different issues in the 1905 Revolution, led by the pupils. There is then some source analysis before a summary task covering the 1905 Revolution, and a crossword to assess pupils understanding of the Revolution. Pupils then look at information about each of the three responses: August and October Manifesto and the Moscow Uprising, using creative writing and perspectives. A class discussion is then held considering what if history, with examples given to stimulate discussion and consolidation of understanding, before pupils complete an extent line on the effect that Nicholas’s actions have on Tsarist power, and a round robin plenary.
sambennett
Class Play based on the Victorians

Class Play based on the Victorians

I wrote this to end our Victorian Topic. It takes about 15 minutes to perform and the parts can easily be reduced/combined or expanded/split to fit any class - currently 27. We performed in front of parents and the rest of the school. The play touches on farming, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Florance Nightingale and Doctor Barnardo as well as the poverty of the era. The 3 compères sat together at the side of the stage. The rest of the children all sat on stage on PE benches, and simply stood up to say their bit. Some of the parts needed children to act together. We only sang the first verse and chorus of Food Glorious Food. Two children started it off as solos. I used YouTube for the words and music, but it sounded better unaccompanied on the day, sounded great! All the children were in simple costumes. You may want to make reference to something to show the scale of the Crystal Palace, as our pub and church won’t be known to your audience! Our exhibition was work from and artifacts we made as a class.
chrisbk816