A comprehensive unit of work covering many aspects of World War 1. Many activities to teach essential source and writing skills as well as dozens of unique literacy activities.
( Note - new WW1 Beginnings eBook and PowerPoint September 2018 recently added. Some overlap with older resources)
Basic contents : Key word activities, the causes of the war, the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, The Schlieffen Plan, trench defend and attack strategies / games, who was to blame?, life in the trenches sources and writing exercise, propaganda, the theaters of war outside Europe, The Battle Of The Somme, Why Did The USA Enter The War? Why did the Soviet Union leave? animals in wartime including debate activity, airplanes, fully resourced investigation : Haig, Hero Butcher or Bungler, crossword and other review puzzles and timeline activities, comprehensive end of unit assessment.
Updated : now includes a comprehensive ‘Trial of Haig’ activity.
Skills : source analysis and evaluation, extended writing, cartoon interpretation, questioning photographic evidence, empathy letter writing exercise frames.
Includes Teaching Guide / Ideas / Web Links.
This activity asks students to apply for a job as a Victorian Bobby. Includes 5 sections to the application including Q and A, solving murder riddles, Source Analysis, Crime Scene Investigation and Strategy.
Content : crime / social conditions in Whitechapel. The Ripper murders.
A smart worksheet and timeline that requires students to separate the causes of WW2 into long and short term factors.
Then, classify events into broader headings of : The Treaty of Versailles, Hitler's foreign policy, the failure of the League, Appeasement and the Nazi-Soviet Pact.
Accompanying resource and teaching plan can be obtained from www.ichistory.com
This resources helps students understand where many of the people living in Britain originated. Celts, Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Normans 1066, and later migrants.
Includes fun facts / true or false and timeline activities too.
A mock court case / role play centered around the issue of slavery. Roles and activities for all the students in the class.
Suggested prep time is 2 lessons and 1-2 to complete the trial.
Start the trial with the playing of the Star Spangled Banner.
A very powerful and rewarding activity.
A comprehensive unit that looks at the Treaty of Versailles and the other treaties of WW1.
Highlights: Thrashing Out he Treaty, students take on the role of the 'Big Three' to create a treaty of their own.
Investigation: fully resourced investigation. Could the Treaties be Justified at the Time?
Main content: Key vocabulary: Versailles Delegates, Aims of the Big Three, Thrashing out the Treaty, Versailles Maps and Terms, Who Was Most Satisfied?, Why Did The Victors Not Get Everything they wanted ?, The Other Treaties of WW1: Sevres, Triannon, St Germain, How Did the Treaty of Versailles Impact On Germany up to 1923?, Cartoon Compare Analysis, Investigation: Could The Treaties Be Justified at That Time? Review Materials and Timeline, Writing frames, Assessment, Teacher's Guide.
Supported with WW1 review PowerPoint and comprehensive PowerPoint review.
Full Pack Contents : Key Unit Vocabulary, Life Before the Industrial Revolution, The Causes of the Industrial
Revolution, The Transport Revolution, Industrial Inventions, The Rebecca Riots, Life in London’s East End, The Communication Revolution,Children in Factories, Working Conditions, Punishments, Injuries, The Reformers,The Sadler Committee Report, The Factory Acts, Child Labour Today, Review Timelines, Review PowerPoint Quiz, Review Crossword Puzzle.
Investigation : What Were Living Conditions Like in Urban Areas?
Plus Activity : Factory Owner on Trial
Skills : Literacy, Extended Writing, Questioning ,Photographic evidence, Corroboration, Identifying Source Types, Source Analysis, Source Comparison and Evaluation.
A comprehensive complilation of text, image, cartoon and media sources about the origins of the Cold War.
includes: Karl Marx, Truman Doctrine, The Iron Curtain Speech, Marshall Plan, Marshall Aid, The Berlin Blockade, Berlin Airlift, Creation of NATO.
A unit of work covering the Norman invasion. Unit key words, the death of Edward the Confessor, a comprehensive claimants to the throne role play activity, The Battle of Fulford gate, The Battle Of Stamford Bridge, the invasion of William .The Battle of Hastings battle planning and sort activities, why did William win diamond ranking activity, the Feudal System puzzle, motte and bailey castles, the Harrying Of The North, crossword and other puzzles, essay writing templates and assessment.
Skills : source analysis and investigation, essay writing, decision making, presentation and research.
Includes scheme of work with various web / video links.
Also includes an 80 question PowerPoint end of unit review with accompanying worksheets
A comprehensive resource that allows students to experience for themselves how the League worked. Case cards to cover Vilna, Aaland Islands, Upper Silesia, War of the Stray Dog, Corfu Incident, Manchuria and Abyssinia invasions.
I suggest putting students into small delegation teams to represent each country and or case.
A very powerful learning activity.
Review exercise included.