Fall of the Roman Empire

Fall of the Roman Empire

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
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Medieval crime and punishment KS3

Medieval crime and punishment KS3

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
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Medieval town and village

Medieval town and village

This lesson has students compare a medieval town and village learning about both towns and villages at the same time. Then there is a focus on towns as the students write a health inspectors report on the state of a medieval town.
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Robert Clive

Robert Clive

A lesson that looks at the life and achievements of Robert Clive, students have to decide whether he should be remembered as a hero of the British empire.
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Oliver Cromwell

Oliver Cromwell

This lesson looks at whether Oliver Cromwell deserves his place outside of parliament. After the source investigation students complete an assessment.
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Edward the Confessor

Edward the Confessor

Students learn about the life of Edward and chart his life on a graph, from this they highlight high and low points in his life. Students use and info sheet to do this and also have a video to introduce them to the claimants of the throne after his death.
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Viking society

Viking society

Students learn about the main class groups in Viking society and answer and create and interview with that member of society. This is aimed at GCSE students
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