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History and Geography KS3 and GCSE resources

A collaboration between a long-term Head of History and Humanities and EC Resources. We have 20 years experience teaching all humanities subjects around the UK and a particular passion for creating top-notch secondary history resources. We will be uploading loads of free lessons as well an inexpensive ones in the coming months, so why not follow us? Hopefully we can save you an afternoon or two of planning!

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A collaboration between a long-term Head of History and Humanities and EC Resources. We have 20 years experience teaching all humanities subjects around the UK and a particular passion for creating top-notch secondary history resources. We will be uploading loads of free lessons as well an inexpensive ones in the coming months, so why not follow us? Hopefully we can save you an afternoon or two of planning!
The Black Death
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The Black Death

4 Resources
4x fully resourced lesson packs - all complete with differentiated PowerPoints and worksheets, clip links, starters, plenaries, LOs to three levels throughout. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school.
History Quiz
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History Quiz

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The Ultimate History Quiz! For end of year, no fuss, historical fun. This quiz is a whirlwind tour through time, focusing mainly on time periods studied in KS3 and GCSE in British Secondary Schools (with a little off-curricular extra thrown in!) This quiz will definitely raise a few smiles and giggles for the end of term and is interactive, editable and best suited to secondary students (although could be used with upper KS2). The rounds include: Kings, Queens and Political Leaders, Who said that quote? Lucky Dip round Ancient and Medieval trivia Mix up! (which two historical figures have their images combined?) Unusual artifacts and historical places All answers are included, as is a score sheet, and there a video clip questions, picture questions as well as many other styles - all are multiple choice The quiz lasts up to 45 mins including clip tasks and can either be played having the answers revealed as you go along, or the board can be paused and the answers read out at the end (you can play either in teams or individually). Loads more free and inexpensive Humanities resources at my store
The Crusades
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The Crusades

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An hour long, fully resourced lesson with powerpoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, clip link and accompanying task all about The Crusades. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school.
The Peasants' Revolt
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The Peasants' Revolt

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An hour long, fully resourced lesson with powerpoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, clip link and accompanying task all about the Peasant's Revolt. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school.
World War One Bundle
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World War One Bundle

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World War I for KS3/4 : Short unit of well differentiated lessons on complete with new 9-1 level GCSE challenge questions, one full lesson on Remembrance Day (covering both WWs) and a Remembrance Day, WWI Quiz and 4x homeworks. 1. World War I, conscription, conscientious objectors and propaganda 2. World War I, homefront and defence of the realm 3. World War I, causes, alliances, rivalry and colonialism. 4. Remembrance Day Lesson 5. Remembrance Day and WWI Quiz 6. 4x WWI homeworks Each lesson is: Designed to last hour - last task can be set as homework or done as plenary, depending on time. Includes clip question and differentiated questions, starter sheets, LO check sheet with key terms and reasons cards all included with 1 hour Powerpoint. I'll be adding to this bundle as I plan, so check back occaionally for more lessons if you buy it. They will be free to download if you already have this bundle. Leave a review and choose any other resource from my shop for free: email me at info@ecpublishing.co.uk with your choice :)
Hitler + Nazi Rise
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Hitler + Nazi Rise

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An hour long, very detailed and fully resourced KS3 / KS4 lesson with PowerPoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, source analysis, clip link and accompanying tasks all about Hitler’s rise to power. All editable. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school.
World War II
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World War II

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13 hours of very detailed, well differentiated and editable lessons with 12 x PowerPoints (one is a double), worksheets, source analysis packs, GCSE style practice questions and also clip tasks and engaging group and individual activities . This history mini unit centers around the rise of Hiter, the Nazi expansion and military tactics and what it was like to live in Nazi Germany. It is suitable for any KS3 History class as they learn to master the essential skills of examining evidence, making inferences, source analysis, interpretation and assessing significance. Included: What was the Treaty of Versailles and how did this help contribute towards WWII What was the Great Depression and how did it affect events in Germany? How did Hitler and the Nazis rise to power in Nazi Germany? 4 + 5. What was Appeasement? How did this contribute to the outbreak of WWII? What was Blitzkrieg and was this always a successful tactic for the Nazis? What happened at Dunkirk - was this a miracle or a disaster? Life in Nazi Germany, for women, children and ordinary German workers. Life in Nazi Germany - how did Hitler control children (2 hours). How did young people show opposition to the Nazis? What happened at Stalingrad? How was this a turning point? What happened during the Holocaust? Many more history lessons - both inexpensive and free at our store: HISTORY GEEKS Or check out some Citizenship, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Martin Luther King
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Martin Luther King

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‘Outstanding’ observed lesson, 7 resources included. An hour long, fully resourced lesson with powerpoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, clip link and accompanying task focusing on the Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights groups. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school. Pack includes 7 resources total including detailed lesson plan.
The  Black Death
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The Black Death

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An hour long, fully resourced KS3 esson with powerpoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, clip link and accompanying task focusing on an introduction to the Black Death, causes, cures and sources. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school.
Suffragettes + Women's History
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Suffragettes + Women's History

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Suffragettes: Suffragettes + Women's Rights. This hour long lesson focuses on whether the Suffragette movement was the most significant event in women gaining equal rights in the UK. Included is a fully resourced powerpoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, clip links and accompanying tasks. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school.
Slavery Bundle
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Slavery Bundle

6 Resources
FIVE x fully resourced lesson packs - all complete with differentiated powerpoints and worksheets, clip links, starters, plenaries, LOs to three levels throughout. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school. Suitable for KS3/4 and easy to adapt. I’m going to keep adding to this, so if you buy it check your downloads now and again as I’ll have added something new :)
Ku Klux Klan - KKK
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Ku Klux Klan - KKK

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An hour long, fully resourced lesson with powerpoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, clip link and accompanying task focusing on the Ku Klux Klan.
Stalingrad
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Stalingrad

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A detailed and well differentiated editable history lesson with a focus on the Stalingrad and the failure of the Nazis to defeat Stalin. This lesson is suitable for any KS3 class and includes an hour-long PowerPoint, a variety of activities, source questions, clip tasks, active tasks and more. The lesson is very easy to follow and is written around detailed source analysis tasks. Many more history lessons - both inexpensive and free at our store: HISTORY GEEKS Or check out some Citizenship, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
The Reformation
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The Reformation

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2 hours of content. Very detailed fully resourced lesson with PowerPoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, clip link and accompanying task all about Martin Luther and the Reformation. Everything is editable and easy to follow. Suitable for KS3/KS4.
Black Death: Consequences
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Black Death: Consequences

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An hour long, fully resourced lesson with powerpoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, clip link and accompanying task focusing on the economic, religious and social consequences of the Black Death and sources. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school.
Terrorism KS3 History
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Terrorism KS3 History

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4-5 hours of very detailed, well differentiated and editable lessons with 4x PowerPoints, worksheets, source analysis packs, GCSE style practice questions and also clip tasks and engaging group and individual activities . This history mini unit centers around the investigation of what makes history judge a group as terrorists or freedom fighters. It is suitable for any KS3 History class as they learn to master the essential skills of examining evidence, making inferences, source analysis, interpretation and assessing significance. Included: Introduction to terrorism through history. What makes someone a terrorist or a freedom fighter? Case study - The IRA, freedom fighters or terrorists? Case study - The Suffragettes, freedom fighters or terrorists? Many more history lessons - both inexpensive and free at our store: HISTORY GEEKS
Dunkirk
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Dunkirk

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A detailed and well differentiated editable history lesson with enough material to extend into a double lesson. This lesson is all about different interpretations of Dunkirk and heavily focuses on source analysis. This lesson is suitable for any KS3 class - or a KS4 group who need a source analysis focus lesson. This pack includes an editable PowerPoint, source packs, clip tasks, homework and extended literacy tasks. It is very easy to follow with all instructions on the slides as you go along. Many more history lessons - both inexpensive and free at our store: HISTORY GEEKS Or check out some Citizenship, RE, PSHE + RSE resources at EC Resources
Black History Month Assembly
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Black History Month Assembly

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A little bit different Black History Month assembly, with a focus on why we don’t have a ‘white history month’ - (a common question from students) and an investigation into the black icons we don’t know so much about. Enough material to last around 20 minutes including clips. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR FREE RESOURCES EVERY WEEK! : https://www.facebook.com/ecteachresources/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ec_publishing and our website: psheresources.com
Triangular Trade Slavery
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Triangular Trade Slavery

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An hour long, fully resourced lesson with powerpoint, differentiated tasks throughout, worksheets, clip link and accompanying task focusing on the Triangular Trade and who was to blame for the start of transatlantic slavery. Designed to meet Ofsted Good-Outstanding criteria by a experienced History teacher in a UK secondary school.