This resource enables pupils in KS 2 yr 6 and KS 3 yr 7 to study what life was like for Roman Soldiers. Using a PowerPoint Presentation it looks at different aspects of a soldiers life, including Physical Activity, Training, Health, Discipline, Conditions of Service and Leisure time. The resource also introduces Primary and Secondary sources as a means of identifying aspects of a soldiers life. Pupils are asked to either produce a piece of extended writing using an information sheet and primary and secondary sources, or to produce a booklet for new recruits into the army.
This is an ideal end of term History quiz aimed at secondary school students. All questions and answers are delivered through a PowerPoint Presentation and students will need paper to record their answers on. The students ideally play in teams with one person on the team writing down the answers. There are 10 rounds with 10 questions in each round, which test historical knowledge, but also enables students to work out answers without the specific knowledge. Each round has a different format and some rounds are based on popular game shows such as Who wants to be a Millionaire and Blockbusters. The quiz uses questions, picture clues, a short-animated film and multiple choice to engage pupils. The rounds include: The Romans, The Norman Conquest, The Black Death, Henry VIII and his 6 wives, The Great Fire of London, The Age of Discovery, The Victorians, Which War 1960 - 2000 and Today’s World. At the end of each round team’s swap answers and mark the questions so that a cumulative score can be seen for each team. Each round should take about 2 minutes, but teachers can be flexible depending on the age and ability of the students.
This resource is an end of term quiz for use with Geography students of all ages and ability levels. The quiz is played in teams enabling less able students to gain help and support from more able students and at the same time allowing all students to participate. The quiz is divided into 10 rounds, each round designed to test general geographical knowledge as well as covering some topics students may have studied during their Geography lessons. Each round has 10 questions, with one person in each team recording the answers on the attached answer sheet or on plain paper. After each round teams swap with another team and mark the questions from that round, enabling students and teams to see a cumulative score. It is advised to spend approximately 2 minutes on each round, although teachers can vary this as they see fit. The rounds include: Name the Country, North or South?, Natural wonders of the World, Jumbled Cities, Definitions, UK, did you know?, World Feast, Where, what or who am I? Land, sea or air?, Symbols.
This is an ideal end of term History quiz aimed at secondary school students. All questions and answers are delivered through a PowerPoint Presentation and students will need paper to record their answers on. The students ideally play in teams with one person on the team writing down the answers. There are 10 rounds with 10 questions in each round: Who's Who, Name the Movie, Famous events, Odd One Out, Witch, What's in a Name, What not to Wear, Home Inventions What did they do and 110 Years of history. The quiz uses questions, picture clues and a film extract to engage pupils and in some rounds provides a choice of answer or initial letters to help pupils. At the end of each round teams swap answers and mark the questions so that a cumulative score can be seen for each team. Each round should take about 2 minutes, but teachers can be flexible depending on the age and ability of the students.
This resource is aimed at KS 3 students. The aim of the resource is to enable students to work individually, in pairs and in a group to use a range of information to examine the mystery of Jack the Ripper. Using pictures and film evidence students can describe Social and Economic conditions in Victorian London and how these enabled Jack the Ripper to operate. Using written resources they can draw conclusions about the Ripper's victims and use simple tally charts to examine witness statements to draw up a profile of Jack the Ripper. Basic postmortem reports enable students to add to their profiles of Jack the Ripper, with all of this information then being used to identify Jack the Ripper from possible suspects. All of the tasks and activities are guided through a PowerPoint which has learning objectives and related tasks. The final task could be IT based and there are numerous opportunities to develop Literacy Skills, with some differentiation included (The Crime Watch Report has 3 differentiated worksheets attached). At the end of the unit is a written task which could be used as an assessment and has an accompanying mark scheme.
This resource is intended for upper KS 2 and Lower KS 3 (Years 5/6/7) to introduce the topic of Medieval castles and to examine the first castles build by William of Normandy after the Norman Conquest. The resource uses a PowerPoint to guide students through a number of activities, including a starter and plenary activity.The PowerPoint focuses on the reasons why William build Castles, the main features of Motte and Bailey Castles and the advantages and disadvantages of these early castles. The resource also asks students to use the knowledge they have acquired to explain methods of defending and attacking these early castles. Accompanying the PowerPoint is a worksheet differentiated into 3 levels and a diagram of a Motte and Bailey Castle, differentiated at 2 different levels for students to label.
This is an ideal end of term History quiz aimed at secondary school students. All questions and answers are delivered through a PowerPoint Presentation and students will need paper to record their answers on. The students ideally play in teams with one person on the team writing down the answers. There are 10 rounds with 10 questions in each round: Who am I?, Sixty-Six, What are you wearing? Famous Women, The First…, Death and Disease , Historical Buildings, Robin Hood, Old English Words and Word Match. The quiz uses questions, picture clues and multiple choice to engage pupils and to help pupils. At the end of each round teams swap answers and mark the questions so that a cumulative score can be seen for each team. Each round should take about 2 minutes, but teachers can be flexible depending on the age and ability of the students.
This resource supports KS2 and KS3 pupils in their studies of the Roman Army. It allows pupils to cut out a body model, colour and add items of uniform and equipment, worn and used by Roman soldiers and write a basic description of a soldiers uniform and equipment and why it was important.
This resource is aimed at KS3 History students studying Medieval life and looks at the importance of the church to Medieval people. A PowerPoint with learning objectives, starter and plenary activity, guides students through a number of issues; Why was religion so important? What evidence do we have? Why did Medieval people believe in God. Each issue has tasks attached to it with Accompanying worksheets providing students with a variety of activities to complete.
This resource looks at how the Normans developed Stone Castles as a means of controlling the Anglo Saxons. The resource is intended for KS3 students as a follow on from work on Motte and Bailey Castles and concentrates on the key features of Stone Castles and how these acted as a line of defence against attackers. A PowerPoint presentation guides students through the key features of these Stone Castles looking at the layout of the Keep and the defensive features of the Castle, including a starter and plenary activity. Students are asked to label and describe the inside of the keep and there is a differentiated extension activity looking at the Great Hall. A further activity also asks students to describe and explain the various defensive features which these castles possessed.
This resource supports KS2 and KS3 pupils in their studies of the Battle of Hastings. It allows pupils to cut out a body model, colour and add items of uniform and equipment, worn and used by Norman Soldiers. Pupils can then add labels to their finished model.
This resource enables students to work in a group to use 'problem' letters written by Henry VIII to an agony aunt asking for advice on each of his marriages. Students select a letter and extract information on the reasons why Henry married each wife, the 'problems/issues' the marriage faced and what happened to the marriage. Students can then pool their individual information to complete a grid to summarise each marriage. The work can be easily differentiated by highlighting key words and phrases in each agony aunt letter to allow less able students to extract the relevant information. Extension opportunities are available in the form of an extended piece of writing of a letter from one of Henry's wives to the agony aunt. There is also the opportunity to complete a dating profile for Henry in Tudor Dating. Starter activities link back to work published here looking at the personality of Henry VIII and the plenary asks students to identify each wife from facts about them.
This bundle contains 8 resources and is an ideal resources to teach the topic of Ancient Rome at KS 2 (YR. 6) and KS 3 (YR. 7). The overall resource guides pupils through Ancient Roman History and is intended to be studied in the following order:
The Growth of the Roman Empire, looking at how the Empire grew from a city state to ruling large parts of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, also introducing the legend of Romulus and Remus.
Ruling Ancient Rome, looks at the change from Monarchy, to Republic and Senate to rule by Emperor, introducing Julius Caesar and the first 5 Emperors.
The Roman Army looks at the organisation of the army and its importance in the growth of the Empire.
The Life of a Roman Soldier looks at the qualities a Roman Soldier needed and discipline in the army.
The Success of the Roman Army concentrates on the equipment soldiers carried as well as the different fighting techniques employed in Battle.
Conquering Britain, looks at failed attempts to invade Britain by Julius Caesar, as well as the reasons the Romans wanted to conquer Britain which is taught using a game with follow up work.
Roman life looks at what it was like to live in Rome, concentrating on City life and the life of a slave.
The Fall of the Roman Empire looks at the reasons why the Empire eventually fell, concentrating on internal and external factors.
Each resource is supported by a PowerPoint presentation with learning objectives and starter and plenary exercises. Each topic has worksheets and activities to support it, all of which are differentiated to allow access by pupils of all abilities.
This resource is for pupils studying Roman History and is designed for KS2 year 6 and KS3 pupils. The resource concentrates on the Reasons why the Western Roman Empire collapsed in the 5th century AD. A PowerPoint Presentation guides pupils through the reasons for the Fall of the Roman Empire and this is accompanied by a workbook, differentiated at 2 levels, which present a number of different activities for pupils to complete to gain an understanding of the reasons for the fall of the Roman Empire.
This resource uses a PowerPoint Presentation to introduce KS3 year 7 and KS2 year 6 students to the Roman Army. The resource concentrates on the type of men recruited into the army, the uniform and weapons soldiers had, as well as looking at how the Roman Army was organised. Linked to the presentation is a ‘Dress up Roman Soldier’ for pupils to identify and label the soldiers uniform and weapons. Pupils are also provided with activities to add labels to a diagram to explain the organisation of the Roman Army, as well as the opportunity to produce a short written piece of work describing how the army is organised. The activities are differentiated at 3 Levels to make them accessible to all pupils.
This resource, aimed at KS2 year 6 and KS3 year 7, teaches Students about how Ancient Rome was ruled. Using a PowerPoint presentation it briefly introduces the Legend of Romulus and Remus as a starter activity (with a storyboard exercise included which could be used as an extension/homework activity). The resource then looks at government during the Republic, briefly explaining the role of the Senate. The resource introduces students to Julius Caesar, before looking at the introduction of the system of rule by Emperors, introducing the first 5 Emperors. The resource also includes 2 activities asking pupils to produce a simple explanation of the Republic, as well as producing a timeline of the life of Julius Caesar. The second activity uses a logic puzzle type of activity to get students to identify the first 5 emperors, their period of rule and how their rule ended. Both activities are differentiated at 3 levels to make them accessible to all students.
This resource is aimed at KS3 students and can be used as part of a topic on Global Warming or as a stand alone lesson for a cover/supply teacher. The lesson is delivered through a PowerPoint, the main lesson objectives being to get students to understand the causes of Global Warming and then calculate their own Carbon Footprint by answering a series of questions and calculating their score. Having identified the factors which add to their Carbon Footprint they can then use this information to produce a poster explaining ways to reduce our carbon Footprint. The presentation contains lesson objectives, an Odd One Out starter activity and a Blockbuster Style plenary, An answer sheet for this activity is also included.
This is a basic resource aimed at lower ability key stage 3 students to introduce them to the reasons why the Slave Trade started and the Triangular route which developed as a result of the Slave Trade. The resource uses a PowerPoint presentation to introduce the ideas and then enables students to produce a story board and map to illustrate how the Slave Trade started. Students could then use this to develop a short written account to support their learning.
These are a set of resources used with year 8 pupils on the topic of Jack the Ripper. The pupils are introduced to the topic through the powerpoint and work in 6 groups to produce an information board one victim. Pupils then use all of the information boards to identify links between the victims, the killers methods and produce a profile of Jack the Ripper.