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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.
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
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.
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
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
Viking society
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Viking society

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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
Medieval England
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Medieval England

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A large bundle of medieval England lessons with a range of resources and varied historical activities with a focus on source analysis and written answers as well as small fun chunked tasks. Lesson titles are Edward the confessor Claimants to the throne Battle of Stamford Bridge Battle of Hastings Resistance to William Bayeux tapestry Feudal system Castle development Domesday book Magna Carta Medieval towns and Villages The medieval church Black death Medieval crime and punishment Medieval kings Princes in the tower
Viking gods and religion
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Viking gods and religion

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GCSE lesson on Viking gods and religion, two videos and a range of chunked tasks. Students learn about the different gods and religious practices of the Vikings.
Why did the Germans vote for Hitler?
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Why did the Germans vote for Hitler?

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A lesson with a video that looks at who voted for the Nazis and why. Students must complete a table on who voted and why and what factors contributed to them voting using and information sheet after watching the short documentary. Students then look at the relationship between unemployment and votes by drawing a graph of voting and unemployment patterns
Castles - Change & Continuity
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Castles - Change & Continuity

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A lesson that condenses how castles changed over time. Motte and Bailey starter Paired research table Exam answer with levels/bands Differentiated answer support Plenary Homework Assessment