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14) Walter Raleigh and the colonisation of Virginia - GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England
BenPhilcox

14) Walter Raleigh and the colonisation of Virginia - GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England

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Fully differentiated lesson on the GCSE Edexcel Elizabethan England module. Contains: Differentiated card sets on Raleigh's exploration Topic summary sheets Introduction: What do you think you'd need to colonise a country? What problems might you face? Recap who was Walter Raleigh and how did he raise the money he needed? Card sort on Raleigh's preparation Using the textbook, make notes on the four main areas why the colonisation failed What were the consequences? Roanarke expedition Plenary: How far do you agree with the statement?
8) Declining relations with Spain - GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England
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8) Declining relations with Spain - GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England

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Fully differentiated lesson on the GCSE Edexcel Elizabethan England module. Contains: Differentiated card sort on the Anglo-Spanish relationship Lesson 8 summary cards Graph to show declining relations Introduction: Why would there be tensions between King Phillip of Spain and Queen Elizabeth II Main: Explain Elizabeth's foreign policy Card sort on declining Anglo-Spanish relations and prioritise key features Plot the cards onto a graph and identify turning points PEA paragraph to justify the main reason England and Spain went to war Plenary: True or false based on summary cards
10) Education in the Elizabethan Era - GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England
BenPhilcox

10) Education in the Elizabethan Era - GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England

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Fully differentiated lesson on the GCSE Edexcel Elizabethan England module. Contains: Differentiated sources on Elizabethan England Introduction: Source inference activity Main: Explain what an Elizabethan timetable at school was like Research what education was like in Elizabethan schools, using differentiated sets of sources. Reflect on did everything change Plenary: How far do you agree with the statement "Did everything change for education"?
3) How did Elizabeth attempt to deal with the issue of religion?
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3) How did Elizabeth attempt to deal with the issue of religion?

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Fully differentiated lesson on the GCSE Edexcel Elizabethan England module. Contains: Differentiated information on the issue of religion Starter: Recap on the previous learning so far Main: Context on the issue of religion in Europe at the time Using the differentiated information sheets on religion, complete a Venn diagram on the similarities and differences between the Catholics, Puritans and Protestants. Extensions built into presentation. Explain the acts that Elizabeth brought in. Explain how you think people from each religion would have reacted based on what you have learnt this lesson. Plenary: Draw a cartoon to represent how Elizabeth dealt with religion
5) Mary Queen of Scots - GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England
BenPhilcox

5) Mary Queen of Scots - GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England

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Fully differentiated lesson on the GCSE Edexcel Elizabethan England module. Contains: Activity sheet on the changing relationship between Mary QoS and Elizabeth Introduction: Anagrams of key words Main: Watch video on Mary's early life, and complete flow chart to explain it. Easily differentiated for weaker students. Choice activity - based on what could Elizabeth do to help/stop Mary QoS. Evaluate changes in the relationship using activity sheet. Progress check - why might Elizabeth want to help Mary? Judgement - what is the main reason Mary was a threat to Elizabeth and why? Plenary: Using the summary sheet (attached), highlight all key names and phrases to help with revision
The Great Plague 1665
BenPhilcox

The Great Plague 1665

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Full lesson with all resources. Resources are differentiated, with extension tasks and a different source for higher ability students. Taught as part of the GCSE History of Medicine SoW.
13) Elizabethan Exploration and Drake - GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England
BenPhilcox

13) Elizabethan Exploration and Drake - GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England

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Fully differentiated lesson on the GCSE Edexcel Elizabethan England module. Contains: Drake information sheet Drake sheet to complete Topic summary sheet Introduction: Can you link any of the pictures together? Main: Spider diagram for why exploration was becoming more popular Add in answers on the board to your spider diagrams Who was Francis Drake? Use the information sheets to complete your A3 sheets on Drake's exploration Progress check Plenary: Tweet It!
Gangsters - 1920s America
BenPhilcox

Gangsters - 1920s America

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This lesson has been rated as Outstanding in observations. It focuses on 1920s America and the role of the gangsters (linked back to prohibition as well). Each of the tasks are timed, and all resources are differentiated to three levels for abilities. Extension tasks and sentence starters are all in the presentation.
Auschwitz
BenPhilcox

Auschwitz

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Part of a Year 9 Scheme of Work on the Holocaust. Resources are differentiated and include various activities. Includes some resources from the Holocaust Trust.
7) The Ridolfi, Throckmorton and Babington plots - GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England
BenPhilcox

7) The Ridolfi, Throckmorton and Babington plots - GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England

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Fully differentiated lesson on the GCSE Edexcel Elizabethan England module. Contains: Fully differentiated resources on each of the three plots against Elizabeth. Introduction: Can you guess what all of the following had in common? Main: Complete research on each of the three main plots against Elizabeth. Progress check - Various questions on the plots to check understanding. Evaluation - Judge how much of a threat each of the plots was to Elizabeth Explain why Mary was executed Plenary: Can you complete the summary sheet using the key words on the board.
9) Why was the Spanish Armada defeated - GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England
BenPhilcox

9) Why was the Spanish Armada defeated - GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England

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Fully differentiated lesson on the GCSE Edexcel Elizabethan England module. Contains: Differentiated resources on the reasons why the Armada failed Summary sheet for topic Introduction: Source inference from a picture Main: Order the events of the Armada Research why the Armada failed. Use differentiated resources according to GCSE target grades (or as you feel appropriate) Source analysis activity What was the significance of the Armada? Plenary: Draw a cartoon to illustrate what you learnt today
12) Attitudes to the poor in Elizabethan England- GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England
BenPhilcox

12) Attitudes to the poor in Elizabethan England- GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England

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Fully differentiated lesson on the GCSE Edexcel Elizabethan England module. Contains: Topic summary sheet Government laws information sheet Causes for poverty information sheets Introduction: Stick man activity Main: Add key definitions to book Class activity on who were the poor in Elizabethan England Use differentiated resources to research four main causes of poverty Progress check - exam question Explain key features of acts put in place to deal with the issue of poverty True or false based on summary sheet
11) Leisure in the Elizabethan era - GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England
BenPhilcox

11) Leisure in the Elizabethan era - GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England

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Fully differentiated lesson on the GCSE Edexcel Elizabethan England module. Contains: Introduction: How many differences can you think of between the rich and the poor Main: What different activities do you think different social groups may have done? Sport or pastime activity Research leisure activities in the Elizabethan era, recording the information in a table Progress check: How varied were the activities for the different social groups? Debate tennis Plenary: Complete the gaps in the summary sheets using the words on the board
4) Challenges to the Religious Settlement  - GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England
BenPhilcox

4) Challenges to the Religious Settlement - GCSE Edexcel Early Elizabethan England

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Fully differentiated lesson on the GCSE Edexcel Elizabethan England module. Contains: Differentiated card sort on the Catholic threat Catholic threat table Starter: Who might be angry with the Religious Settlement? Why? Main: Puritan challenge - Using p26 in the textbook (Hodder 9-1), research the Vestment and the Crucifix controversy. Evaluate which was a bigger problem for Elizabeth and why. Catholic challenge - card sort. Place events on graph. Plenary: How well did Elizabeth deal with the threats? Why?
Responsibility
BenPhilcox

Responsibility

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Part of a Year 9 Scheme of Work on the Holocaust. Resources are differentiated and include various activities. Includes some resources from the Holocaust Trust.
Einsatzgruppen
BenPhilcox

Einsatzgruppen

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Part of a Year 9 Scheme of Work on the Holocaust. Resources are differentiated and include various activities. Includes some resources from the Holocaust Trust.
The Holocaust Scheme of Work
BenPhilcox

The Holocaust Scheme of Work

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Scheme of Work on the Holocaust, used for Year 9. Resources are differentiated for different abilities, with various activities and worksheets to class whole-class learning. Includes some resources from the Holocaust Trust.
Surgery on the Western Front (Medicine Through Time 2016-17) (Complete Scheme of Work)
BenPhilcox

Surgery on the Western Front (Medicine Through Time 2016-17) (Complete Scheme of Work)

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These lessons cover the Surgery element of the Medicine Through Time paper (2017). All resources are attached, differentiated and clearly referenced in the presentations. Also, there is a grid attached which can be used as an optional research task for homework. They include a range of primary source tasks as well. Aimed at a GCSE class. These are all resources I have created, adapted or put together from other presentations.