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We provide KS3, GCSE and A-level History and Sociology resources that inspire, challenge and encourage students knowledge and understanding. You will find a range of resources for example Venn diagrams, matching activities, flashcards, primary sources, mysteries and full lessons and lectures. If there are topics you would like to see featured on our shop please let us know via our Twitter account!

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We provide KS3, GCSE and A-level History and Sociology resources that inspire, challenge and encourage students knowledge and understanding. You will find a range of resources for example Venn diagrams, matching activities, flashcards, primary sources, mysteries and full lessons and lectures. If there are topics you would like to see featured on our shop please let us know via our Twitter account!
*FULL LESSON* How do PET influence research in A-Level Sociology? Methods in Context
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*FULL LESSON* How do PET influence research in A-Level Sociology? Methods in Context

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This full A-Level Sociology lesson introduces students to Methods in Context concepts such as VALIDITY, REPRESENTATIVENESS and OPERATIONALISATION. There are other tasks in the lesson which are linked to FOUR METHODS: Questionnaires | Structured Interviews | Unstructured Interviews | Official Stats . A 9-page booklet is included which allow students to thoroughly analyse the strengths and limitations of each method. A task gets students to match the concepts with the correct definition to solidify their understanding of key concepts (correct answers always included in our lessons). The starter asks students to consider issues surrounding ‘gang life’ and the implications for researching the topic. A video of S. Venkatesh is shown where he discusses discusses the background for his book, "Gang Leader for a Day - follow up task included.
AQA 1F Student Workbook Bundle! 100+ Pages and 100s of Tasks
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AQA 1F Student Workbook Bundle! 100+ Pages and 100s of Tasks

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This BUNDLE contains ALL THREE Student Work Books - needs to be used alongside the main AQA History text for the course (ISBN: 978-0-19-835453-6). This BUNDLE includes learning activities for Pressure for Change 1783-1812, Government and Changing Society 1812-1832, and Political change and Social Reform 1832-1846. These booklets have been used successfully for Flipping the Classroom: set the work to be completed before the lesson and then work on essays and conceptual knowledge. If a students has missed a lesson, just direct them to the appropriate part of the booklet. It is also accompanied by 'Cunning Questions' sheet which can be printed onto A3. Students use this to make notes on BIG QUESTIONS which supports A*/A answers in the exam. The booklet contains guided questions and activities using AQA’s textbook Industrialisation and the People 1783 - 1885. The booklet includes a range of tasks including comprehension questions linked to specific pages of the book, mind-maps, essay planning tasks, article and sources extracts with follow-up questions, historiography, timeline task and more. The download is fully editable. Check out our A-Level lessons which accompany these booklets e.g. 'How far did Britain suffer a ‘Great Depression’ 1873 and 1896?' or 'Was 1846-1868 a Golden Age in Agriculture?''How Democratic was Britain by 1885? Disraeli’s Domestic Policies', 'How successful were Peel's economic and financial policies during 1841-1846?', 'Was the repeal of the corn laws Peel’s treachery or Peel’s success?' LINK: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HumanitiesResources . If you like the resource please leave feedback :)
Sociology Revision Resources: The Media
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Sociology Revision Resources: The Media

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This large selection of A-level sociology revision resources will help you teach and support students revision for the Media (Mass Media) paper. It covers Topics 2-4 as well as representations of age, disability and gender. It also has a large number of flashcards and matching activities students can use to test themselves and their peers e.g. media ownership, new v traditional media - main key words and concepts.
*FULL LESSON* What is Social Action Theory?
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*FULL LESSON* What is Social Action Theory?

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This 60-minute A-Level Sociology Lesson teaches students about Social Action Theory (focus on Weber and four types of Action). There is opportunity for a brief teacher exposition, quiz (with answers of course) and Peer-assessment possibilities. Students are also asked to consider how the four types of action can be applied in a real-world context - lots of possibilities for discussion! There is also an evaluative element towards the end of the lesson. If you like this resource take a look at our range of Sociology resources in the shop https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HumanitiesResources . Do leave feedback if you like the resources : )
*FULL LESSON* William Harvey Theory a Major Breakthrough? GCSE Assessment Lesson with tasks
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*FULL LESSON* William Harvey Theory a Major Breakthrough? GCSE Assessment Lesson with tasks

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This 60-minute GCSE History Lesson will teach students how William Harvey’s theory about the circulation of the blood was different from the ideas of Galen, and will challenge them analyse why there was opposition to Harvey’s theory. There is a range of activities including a min-research task on Harvey, a FACTOR match-up comparing the contributions of Vesalius and Harvey; 'You're the Examiner' gets students marking a segment of an exemplar GCSE answers. This also provides a good opportunity for a student write-up.
Robert Peel Bundle - *FULL A-LEVEL LESSONS, Big Test for Revision and Peer-Assessment
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Robert Peel Bundle - *FULL A-LEVEL LESSONS, Big Test for Revision and Peer-Assessment

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This resources bundle would suit: AQA Industrialisation and the People; OCR From Pitt to Peel: Britain 1783–1853; Edexcel Britain, c1785–c1870: democracy, protest and reform. The bundle includes two full A-level lessons on Robert Peel (economy and the issues around repealing Corn Laws), and an extensive revision and knowledge resource/test on Peel, Corn Laws, Poor Law Amendment Act 1834, Chartism and more.
Assembly: What do you have to be thankful for? Kidness and gratefullness
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Assembly: What do you have to be thankful for? Kidness and gratefullness

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The assembly starts with a conundrum for students to solve (celebrity quote). The assembly explores the concept of kindness and gratefulness and the importance of showing our appreciation for others and others' actions. The assembly begins be looking at contrasting images of rich and poor, those who have and those that do not; experiences of peace an experiences of violence. The question is asked 'What can we do to be thankful?'. Great opportunity to get the students involved. The assembly then ends with a video clip form the 'Pay it Forward' campaign and consider the impact of three good deeds.
*FULL LESSON* Who Was the Most Successful Inventor of the Industrial Revolution?
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*FULL LESSON* Who Was the Most Successful Inventor of the Industrial Revolution?

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This 60-minute lesson explores the most interesting inventors of the Industrial Revolution and challenges students to discover who they believe did the most for Britain. The lesson includes several engaging tasks as well as a final write-up of their research into a structured paragraph (PEEL). There is also an exemplar PEEL paragraph students can peer-assess! Tasks and activities include: - Research Task + Resources - Writing Task + Scaffold - Peer Assess Exemplar Paragraph - Video clip + Questions & Answers - Match-up task Concepts and individuals appear: Crompton, Arkwright, Davy, Davy Safety Lamp, James Watt, Steam engine, converter, crompton's mule, water frame, Henry Cort, Bessemer, Newcomen and stephenson and MORE!
*TWO FULL LESSONS* Green Crime - A Level Sociology Crime and Deviance
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*TWO FULL LESSONS* Green Crime - A Level Sociology Crime and Deviance

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This 120-minute A-Level Sociology lesson can be used as a either a revision lesson or follow-up lesson on Green Crime. The main parts of the lesson includes: - warm-up activity challenges students to match the correct Green Crime Case Study with the right summary text. - main tasks include matching the correct key word / Sociologist with the correct definition or theory e.g. Ecocentric view; Eco Feminism. - classifying different types of Green Crimes - Discussion point around the statement: ‘Green crime is more a problem caused by the state than by individuals.’. This is also followed by suggested theories and AO1 to support an analysis and evaluation. - Teacher concludes with a summary of Green criminology and Green Crime. - all tasks are fully editable All tasks are also included in the presentation with correct answers.
*FULL LESSON* How did the Depression and the New Deal Affect Black Americans? A-Level Civil Rights
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*FULL LESSON* How did the Depression and the New Deal Affect Black Americans? A-Level Civil Rights

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How Did the Depression and the New Deal Affect Black Americans? This A-Level or top ability GCSE History lesson will challenge students to consider the impact the depression and New Deal had on African-Americans. This is a full 60 minute lesson including all the resources you need to actively engage your students to think hard. The lesson gets A-Level students up from their seats, quizzing each other whilst learning new knowledge. The final main task includes a Venn Diagram which asks students to categorise information. The lesson ends with the class consolidating their understanding in a Tweet! This has been used in 'review' and 'observation' lessons with 'exceptional feedback'. Success criteria: Can give examples of what the New Deal did for black Americans. Can analyse what factors affected black Americans the most.
*FULL LESSON* Why did Pavlik report his dad to the secret police? Russia 1920s and 1930s KS3 KS4
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*FULL LESSON* Why did Pavlik report his dad to the secret police? Russia 1920s and 1930s KS3 KS4

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This 60-minute KS3 or KS4 lesson explores life in Russia in the 1920s and 1930s. The lesson centres around a young boy named Pavlik and students work in pairs or smaller groups to discover his fate. The lesson includes an initial task getting them thinking about the time period, a mystery and final thoughts exploring recent historiography on Pavlik. Students complete an Exit ticket by writing a brief Tweet based around a 'Bigger Picture' question. Concepts and keywords include: gulags , 'purges', Stalin and forced labour camps.
*FULL LESSON*  How do the Mass Media represent men? A-Level Sociology Lesson
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*FULL LESSON* How do the Mass Media represent men? A-Level Sociology Lesson

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This 60-minute lesson explores how 'masculinity' is represented in the media. Students explore questions such as What are ‘typical’ portrayals? What is your definition of masculinity? How has perceptions of masculinity changed over time? Concepts are explored: hegemonic masculinity, ideological myths, metrosexuality, metrosexual male. Theories are discussed from Gauntlett (2008), Mort (1988), Edwards (1997), Whannel’s (2002) – Study on David Beckham and a brief analysis is undertaken of 'Iron John, A Book About Men' by Robert Bly, 1990. Engaging tasks accompany the slides.
*FULL LESSON* How to Become a Ninja in Family Diversity: A-Level Sociology Postmodernism New Right
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*FULL LESSON* How to Become a Ninja in Family Diversity: A-Level Sociology Postmodernism New Right

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This 60-minute lesson will teach students about A-Level Sociology Families and Households Unit with a focus on family diversity and perspectives views on it. This lecture is accompanied by a mind-map which students complete which they also can use later for revision. The lecture goes through views in favour and against family diversity and also explores perspectives such as the New Right and Postmodernism.
*FULL LESSON* What were the experiences of the Donner and Sagar party? GCSE American West
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*FULL LESSON* What were the experiences of the Donner and Sagar party? GCSE American West

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This is a 1-hour GCSE American West lesson where students investigate the experiences of both the Donner and Sagar parties. Students will discover that some of the experiences were down to a combination of errors, problems and good decisions. There are four documents in this lesson: - A teacher PowerPoint which guides students throughout the lesson with engaging images and clear examples. - Donner Party Fact Map: a set of fact bubbles which students have to categorise. - Sagar Party Fact Map: same as above. - Reviewing the Accounts: students use their research to consolidate their learning about the two groups of people. The lesson ends with an Exit ticket asking students to decide what the experiences were for the parties involved.
REVISION: Economic Developments 1783-1885  Industrialisation and the People 1783-1885 AQA Britain
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REVISION: Economic Developments 1783-1885 Industrialisation and the People 1783-1885 AQA Britain

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This is an extensive A-Level revision or lesson resource for Y13 or Y12 History studying Britain during the 1780-1880s. The resource provides specific information for the theme of ‘ECONOMY’ across the whole time period. Students use the booklet to revise or learn new knowledge. They can then test each other, followed by a written test of the information. The task could either be used across two lessons or if homework is set, one lesson consolidating the theme of economic development. Statistics, individuals, inventions and much more are included for example: industrial revolution, Cartwright, water frame, Samuel Crompton - the ‘Mule’, Hargreaves - Spinning Jenny, golden age of agriculture, impact of enclosures, Free Trade/Laissez-faire, development and impacts of the railway, Robert Stephenson, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Great Exhibition.
How did the events in Montgomery and Little Rock help to shape the Civil Rights Movement? Lesson
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How did the events in Montgomery and Little Rock help to shape the Civil Rights Movement? Lesson

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How did the events in Montgomery and Little Rock help to shape the Civil Rights Movement? This 60-minute A-Level or GCSE Civil Rights lesson investigates the events that took place at both Montgomery and Little Rock and provides guidance how far the two events helped to shape the 'movement'. The starter/initial task challenges students to consider a photograph of Elizabeth Eckford and the circumstances surrounding the famous photograph. Students will explore the question ' How far is it true to say that the Montgomery Bus Boycott was the most significant campaign of the 1950’s?' and a mind-map is discussed by the teacher comparing: - Montgomery - Brown - Little Rock There is a link to a documentary freely available online. This beautifully filmed and gripping documentary is also accompanied with a task for students. Please bare in mind that if viewing with a GCSE group that there are a scenes of violence e.g. when members of the public attacks African-American during their sit-in. Success criteria Can explain which major event(s) helped shape the Civil Rights movement Can analyse event was the most significant.
How did Alexander II deal with opposition? A-Level Lecture with tasks for Edexcel OCR AQA
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How did Alexander II deal with opposition? A-Level Lecture with tasks for Edexcel OCR AQA

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This 60-minute A-Level lecture deals with the opposition to Alexander II in great detail. The information is suitable for the following exam boards and topics: Edexcel: Russia in revolution, 1894–1924; Option 1E: Russia, 1917–91: from Lenin to Yeltsin; Option 38.1: The making of modern Russia, 1855–1991. AQA: 1H Tsarist and Communist Russia, 1855–1964 ; 2N Revolution and dictatorship: Russia, 1917–1953 . OCR: Russia 1894–1941; Russia and its Rulers 1855–1964. Why not try our other Russia resources? https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/a-level-russian-history-war-with-japan-1905-revolution-october-manifesto-11528690