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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!
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.
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.
*FULL LESSON* What is Labelling Theory? A-Level SOCIOLOGY
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*FULL LESSON* What is Labelling Theory? A-Level SOCIOLOGY

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This 60-minute A-Level lesson explores the concepts of 'labelling'. The hook asks students to consider a quote by Becker, followed by a definition of 'labelling'. The class is then given scenarios to consider, followed by a brief expo by the teacher on Howard Becker. Students are given a research opportunity and then a piece of homework to watch a Flipped Lesson on the 'Effects of Labelling'. 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.
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.
Assembly: How do Conflicts Impact on Us? Assembly ideas about war, conflicts
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Assembly: How do Conflicts Impact on Us? Assembly ideas about war, conflicts

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This is a full assembly looking at the issues around CONFLICT. The assembly starts with a brief video clip which is shown as students arrive or as the first part of the assembly. The video plays music and shows images about evacuation as a result of conflict. The next part deals with the sub-questions ‘What’s the difference between ‘conflict’ and ‘war’?’ and ’ Why do conflicts happen’. Detailed slides follow with a case-study example of Syria. The final part of the assembly looks at historical conflicts and a video shows how Europe has been shaped by wars and conflicts over the past 1000 years. Examples of charities are displayed and the assembly ends with a video clip from Save the Children showing what the conflict in Syria could be if it happened in London. Please rate this 5 stars if you enjoy the resource!
*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.
*FULL LESSON* Was the experience of evacuation the same for all children? Adaptable for KS2 and KS3
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*FULL LESSON* Was the experience of evacuation the same for all children? Adaptable for KS2 and KS3

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In this part of our series on 20th Century History Lessons, students are taught about the different experiences of world war 2 children and the various experiences of being an evacuee. The lesson starts with a riveting video showing thought-provoking images (with beautiful music from Elgar 'Nimrod') which will have students thinking right from the start of the lesson. The lesson gets students exploring why world war 2 children were evacuated and there are two further activities challenging the class to consider why experiences for ww2 child evacuees were so different. Great for Key stage 2 and Key stage 3.
*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!
*FULL LESSON* Was Matthew Hopkins a Product of His Time? KS3 GCSE Crime and Punishment witchcraft
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*FULL LESSON* Was Matthew Hopkins a Product of His Time? KS3 GCSE Crime and Punishment witchcraft

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This 60-minute lesson gets students investigating the witchcraft -craze of the 1600s. The main focus is centred around Matthew Hopkins Witch-finder General and includes a source analysis task as well as a thinking-skills mystery on why the witchcraft craze began. There is a fact and sources sheet which students use to support their learning of new knowledge when completing the source task. The MYSTERY 'Why did old women hang from oak trees in 1645?' could be used as a stand alone activity for schemes of learning on witchcraft and Tudor history as well. If you like our resources why not check out the other KS3, KS4 or A-Level History resources? Link: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/HumanitiesResources
*FULL LESSON* Do Mass Media Impose American Values and Life-Styles on the World? A-Level Sociology
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*FULL LESSON* Do Mass Media Impose American Values and Life-Styles on the World? A-Level Sociology

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This full 60-minute lesson (including a 10-mark exam question for homework) teaches students about globalisation and how far Mass Media impose western or American values and life-styles on the world. The lesson includes a booklet with a range of activities which students work through. This lesson also features provoking questions to prompt discussion, as well as video clips dealing with the hybridisation of Western culture in the Arab world. Key words and theories include: global culture, cultural homogenisation, cultural/media imperialism, hybridisation, hybrid culture, Flew (2002), Sklair (2012), Kellner (1995), Ritzer (2008), Fenton (1999), Compaine (2005), Tomlinson (1999).
*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 the Tudors Treat the Vagabonds so Harshly? Crime and Punishment and Tudors
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*FULL LESSON* Why Did the Tudors Treat the Vagabonds so Harshly? Crime and Punishment and Tudors

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This 60-minute lesson for either KS3 or KS4 will teach students about how the Tudors dealt with vagrancy and what policies they introduced. Students will use Nature, Origin and Purpose (NOP) to analyse sources material to find out about issues around poverty. The class explores the question 'Why did the number of poor people increase during the Early Modern period?' and will use a handout to complete a research task. Finally, students complete a Living-Graph to investigate the treatment of the vagabonds in the Tudor period. They decide whether the treatment became increasingly harsh or soft as the period progressed. This is an engaging lesson which challenged students to think hard.
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.
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 :)
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.
*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.
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.
*FULL LESSON* How successful were Peel's economic and financial policies during 1841-1846? A-Level
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*FULL LESSON* How successful were Peel's economic and financial policies during 1841-1846? A-Level

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This 60-minute A-Level lesson investigates Robert Peel's economic policies. Briefly look at historiography of Peel. Students to summarise key historians. 10-minute lecture and follow-up quiz. Key points relating to Peel and finance + 10 min lecture with questions for students to answer. Peel responded to the challenges of his age by ‘adapting his policies in the light of reasoned argument and practical necessity’? True? Discussion. Using their understanding of the historical context, students assess how convincing the arguments are in three extract in relation to Sir Robert Peel. Students complete table identifying argument and providing evidence which corroborates or refutes. Sources from provided.
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