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I am committed to providing high quality resources at Ks3 and Ks4 that are fun, academic and challenging for your young historians. These lessons are my very best and my hope is that they can be used by fellow history teachers to ensure that we get the best outcomes for our students.

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I am committed to providing high quality resources at Ks3 and Ks4 that are fun, academic and challenging for your young historians. These lessons are my very best and my hope is that they can be used by fellow history teachers to ensure that we get the best outcomes for our students.
Viking trade
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Viking trade

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This lesson allows students to become Viking traders sailing around Europe trading and selling in regional goods. The lesson initially teaches the students the importance of the long ship in allowing the Vikings to become incredibly successful traders. Then students become the Viking traders and chart there progress on a map and in a table in pairs. They then meet up with a different pair and share their experience. Students then must vote on how successful they believe the Viking traders were. The lesson has instructions for each task in the notes section.
Fall of the Roman Empire
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Fall of the Roman Empire

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This lesson allows students to explain why the Roman Empire collapsed, the factors that caused this and what the most important factor was. Tasks include... Engaging entrance learning objective and starter Categorisation task Card sort Essay write up using connectives Peer assessment task Decision making exercise
WW1 Empire Soldiers
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WW1 Empire Soldiers

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Students decide on the impact of the colonial troops. They look at an individual soldier and sources from the time to gauge understanding and learn the about the huge contribution soldiers from the empire made to the war effort throughout WW1
Hitler's rise to power revision booklet
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Hitler's rise to power revision booklet

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This revision booklet has many past paper questions, visual and written sources and cover the topic on a way that is detailed but relevant and accessible to students with plenty of opportunity for them to practice for the exam. The areas covered are. Weakness of Weimar TOV and hyperinflation Hitler's early role in the Nazi party Munich Putsch Mien Kampf Recovery of Weimar (Stresseman) Impact of Wall St crash Nazi election promises Hitler as chancellor Political scheming Drop in Nazi votes Reichstag fire Night of the long knives (Previews are uploaded so you can see what some of the pages look like to help you to decide whether you wish to purchase the resource)
Life in Nazi Germany Revision Guide
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Life in Nazi Germany Revision Guide

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A detailed revision guide with sources, diagrams and past paper questions. This covers... The economy Rearmament Work programmes Propaganda Women Children Youth groups Education State Terror Courts Racial Policy
Medieval Kings
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Medieval Kings

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Students decide what makes a good king. Students then carousel around the classroom and complete a table on each of the four kings selected. Students then must prepare for an apprentice style interview and state their achievements as if they are the king themselves. In the plenary students decide whether to hire or fire the king.
Guy Fawkes Two Lessons
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Guy Fawkes Two Lessons

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Two lessons here, one focuses on source analysis surrounding the plot with a carousel activity and GCSE style question based on the new OCR spec. The second lesson investigates whether the plot was a government conspiracy with a card sort and a class debate at the end. lots of short chunked tasks.
Revision Realisation - How to Revise
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Revision Realisation - How to Revise

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Learning to learn programme that covers Learning Style Study Habits Command Words Revision Techniques Revision Timetable Memorisation Techniques This will require laptop/desktop to allow students to follow the links
Medieval crime and punishment KS3
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Medieval crime and punishment KS3

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Two lessons both look at crime and punishment but one compares this to the Romans and asks students to study sources to decide on change and continuity and the other ask students to decide how fair medieval justice was for the rich, poor, male or female. Both require a write up on an overall question with PEEL sentence starters to support