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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!
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 :)
*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.
A-Level History: Britain and Industrialisation - Peel, Disraeli, Gladstone, Golden Age and Depression
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A-Level History: Britain and Industrialisation - Peel, Disraeli, Gladstone, Golden Age and Depression

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This bundle includes 5 full lessons with several resources as well as a comprehensive test (with correct answers). Topics include: Corn Laws, Robert Peel, Disraeli and Gladstone's policies, Great Depression 1870s, Golden Age in Agriculture and more. This bundle covers specs such as AQA Industrialisation and the People; OCR From Pitt to Peel: Britain 1783–1853; Edexcel Britain, c1785–c1870: democracy, protest and reform.
*FULL LESSON* How far did Lloyd George create a country fit for heroes? 20th Century History Lessons
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*FULL LESSON* How far did Lloyd George create a country fit for heroes? 20th Century History Lessons

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In this part of our series of 20th Century History lessons, we explore Lloyd George's attempt at creating a country 'fit for heroes' after WW1. Students analyse an extract from his famous 'fit for heroes' speech as well as a poem which sets a contrasting tone about British social classes in 1918-1920s. Students then work with evidence, analysing how far Lloyd George did in fact succeed. The lesson concludes with an opportunity for a PEEL (Point Evidence Explain Lin) write-up.
Why are there social class differences in educational achievement?A-Level Sociology
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Why are there social class differences in educational achievement?A-Level Sociology

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This A-Level lesson explores social class differences in educational achievement . The hook/starter gets the class considering a quote from Michael Gove on a possible link between wealth and educational success. A brief task is then followed by a class discussion based on a set of statistics on the link between education, income and a person's health. The main task challenges students to work through NEW KNOWLEDGE using the Quiz Quiz Trade process. This learning strategy gets them rehearsing knowledge by quizzing themselves and others and is a fun way of getting to grips with new material. This is also a great lesson for revision and consolidating understanding.
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.
Assembly: What does it mean  to be British? British Values and Britishness
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Assembly: What does it mean to be British? British Values and Britishness

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This assembly explores the concept of Britishness. There are several parts to the assembly and the finale explores how our British Values e.g. 'The Rule of Law' or 'Individual Liberty' can be seen in everyday school life. The assembly starts be exploring common traits from British heritage and students get a chance to think about (and guess!) what makes up 'Britishness'. Issues around diversity and differentness are discussed and explored. Students are then asked to consider what 'ingredients' the British contain. A video is then played showing a group of older students reading the Benjamin Zephaniah poem 'The British'. If time allows ask a student or a pair of students to read our the actual poem.
Year 7 History Crusades Sources Exam. Mark scheme and Student Help Sheets. KS3 History Assessment
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Year 7 History Crusades Sources Exam. Mark scheme and Student Help Sheets. KS3 History Assessment

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This is a 50 minutes Year 7 History Exam on the Crusades. The exam is based solely on sources and challenges students to answer questions ranging in difficulty, for example from ‘What reasons can you see why people wanted to go on a crusade? 4 marks’ to ‘How useful is Source E to historians studying the history of the Crusades? 9 marks’. There is a ‘Help box’ (help sheet) for each of the questions should the students wish to get a helping hand. There is also a teacher mark scheme. Good source analysis assessment.
Assembly: Humility to take advice. Assembly Collective Worship for Key Stage 2, KS3, KS4
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Assembly: Humility to take advice. Assembly Collective Worship for Key Stage 2, KS3, KS4

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This is an assembly which explores the theme of 'Humility' and focuses on the issues of showing humility in taking advice. This assembly works well for Key Stage 2, KS3 or KS4 (has been delivered to all!) and can also be used as Collective Worship - a prayer is included at the end. The assembly starts by exploring the story of Icarus and Daedalus with a FULL SCRIPT included. You will then raise the issues of humility in general and link to others trying hard to take advice (example is the infamous Kayne West with full notes in the notes section). You will then ask a series of questions to the group, class, form or whole school. These questions can either be delivered rhetorically or open to discussion. If you like it please leave 5 start : ) !
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.
*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 : )
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
AQA A-Level  Sociology Mock Exam: Methods in Context, Families, Education and Peer Self-Assessment
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AQA A-Level Sociology Mock Exam: Methods in Context, Families, Education and Peer Self-Assessment

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This is a 120-minute feedback lesson which includes: a full Mock Exam, several students’ answers for your class to mark and feedback to; exemplar answer for Methods in Context; Self-Assessment Checklists after each question for students to use to assess their own answers. The presentation/slideshow gives opportunities to evaluate the mark scheme ('What do you need to do for TOP MARKS?). The mock includes questions on Families and Households; Education and Methods in Context. The mock lasts 90 minutes so covers a range of questions e.g. gender roles and diversity of family types; divisions of labour and power relationships; ethnicity and achievement; Methods question on unauthorised absences in schools. This lesson resources includes the full mock, exemplar answers and presentation which deals with each element of the exam.
*FULL LESSON* Become a Sociology Ninja in Methods in Context. A-Level Sociology Education
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*FULL LESSON* Become a Sociology Ninja in Methods in Context. A-Level Sociology Education

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This 60-minute lesson will teach students to become Sociology Masters at the Methods in Context question on Paper 1 Education. The lesson includes: an AQA Paper 1 Methods in Context question; tasks which guides students through the examination process where they take the role as examiners; an exemplar answer is also provided including a P.E.R.V.E.R.T document which students can use to answer the question.
Assembly: Its Good to Fail - Mistakes are a Part of Learning: Growth Mindset and Resilience
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Assembly: Its Good to Fail - Mistakes are a Part of Learning: Growth Mindset and Resilience

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This assembly starts with a riddle to solve as students settle. The next part of the assembly deals with stories of some legendary public figures who never gave up - growth mindset and strong resilience. You then consider the question 'When is the last time you failed?'. Why not share your own! The assembly then looks at VALUES which can help in overcoming and dealing with failures and mistakes - 'If you were to mix a potion which could help with dealing with setbacks and failure, which two ingredients do you think would be in it? ' . Either use those listed in this presentation or add your own school values. The assembly examines five 'Top Tips for Dealing with Failures' and then explores a case-study about Malala Yousafzai.
How Successful was Stolypin as Prime Minister? A-Level Activity Russian History
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How Successful was Stolypin as Prime Minister? A-Level Activity Russian History

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This is a fully editable worksheet challenging students to assess how far Stolypin was a successful PM, categorising his actions into a range of different reforms e.g. Political or Economic reform. Students annotate a reason for their choices next to each card on the sheet. This activity is ideal for OCR Russia 1894–1941; Edexcel Russia in revolution, 1894–1924 or The making of modern Russia, 1855–1991; AQA Tsarist and Communist Russia, 1855–1964.
*FULL LESSON* Does violence in the media cause violent behaviour? A-Level Sociology Mass Media
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*FULL LESSON* Does violence in the media cause violent behaviour? A-Level Sociology Mass Media

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This 60-minute A-Level Sociology lesson on ‘Media Violence’ starts with the story of Jamie Bulger and the relationship between film and reality. The Hypodermic Needle Theory is briefly introduced. A Think Pair Share task asks students to explore a ‘bigger picture’ question, before exploring theories that support views that media violence leads to violent behaviour eg Newson 1994, Morgan 1980 and Dworkin 1990. Two tasks then explore the contradictions about the effects of violence in the media. There are video clips in this lesson which are freely available online. AQA The Media: the relationship between the media, their content and presentation, and audiences. The Slides reference pages found in Ken Browne’s A-Level Sociology.
AQA 1F Revision Specific Knowledge: Political Development 1783-1885 - TEST and ANSWERS KS5 Britain
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AQA 1F Revision Specific Knowledge: Political Development 1783-1885 - TEST and ANSWERS KS5 Britain

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This is an A-level History revision tool as well as an activity to help A-Level students build AO1 knowledge about Political Development for the whole period of 1783-1885 - AQA Industrialisation and the People; Edexcel Britain, c1785–c1870: democracy, protest and reform. This 21-page REVISION resource also includes QUESTIONS + ANSWERS as well as a BLANK TEST. Students go through all the questions and answers for each ‘Section’. Then, with a study-buddy, test each other verbally. Students then take the written test, swap with their partner and peermark. There is also a timeline activity where students add all their SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE and annotate! The test includes events and knowledge such as demographic setup of the House of Commons, the franchise, pocket borough, rotten borough, mince-pie administration, parliamentary reform, Pitt, Peel, Prime Minister Liverpool, Liberal Tory Government , Whigs, Liberal Party, Conservative Party, Reform Act of 1832 , Great Reform Act, Ladies of the Bedchamber incident. Specific questions such as 'Why did Peel win the 1841 election?', What other issues (aside from Corn Law repeal) had triggered the breakdown of the Tory Party? , Why did Robert Peel's Maynooth Grant proposal help destroy his political career.
Sociology of The Media Revision Topics 2 3 and 4. A-Level Revision Lessons
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Sociology of The Media Revision Topics 2 3 and 4. A-Level Revision Lessons

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Three lessons revising the knowledge and understanding (AO1. AO2 and AO3) of the Sociology of The Media Revision including 31 detailed slides. Each of the following topics will be revised in great depth: Topic 2: The relationship between ownership and control of the mass media; Topic 3: The mass media, globalisation and popular culture; Topic 4: The processes of selection and presentation of the content of the news.