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WW2 Home Front - The Blitz
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WW2 Home Front - The Blitz

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A colourful, well-presented, and creative resource. Includes worksheets and embedded links, ideas and activities. Main contents … ( 67 pages in total ) 1 - Simple key word and vocabulary starter, matching activity. Extension, differentiation option included. 2 - Background and overview gap fill exercise. 3 - Source study ( all sources included ) and template worksheet. The focus here is … Air Raid Warden / Precaution / Children of the Blitz / Blitz Spirit / Impact / effect of bombing on civilians. Students can colour code, categorise then summarize the key information discovered into a neat template. 4 - Source Skills / type activity - understanding primary, secondary and tertiary sources via Blitz source type examples. 5 - Air Raid Warden / Precaution focus. This included well-presented information worksheets, primary sources and a summary /via a fun, diverse differentiated literacy activity to consolidate learning. 6 - The Blitz Spirit - Four focus sources and supporting worksheet template that consider the idea of The Blitz Spirit. Extension - Creative exercise gives students examples of Blitz propaganda and option to create their own piece of propaganda. 7 - Take Shelter - Covers the various ways people tried to escape the bombs. Morrison and Anderson shelters, London Underground, communal shelters, and countryside evacuations for children. There are two activities here - one allows students to match the group to the shelter, the second is a simple table summary. 8 - Strike Back - This is a very interactive activity that covers RAF Bomber Command and British response to German bombing. Students can be put into teams and make decisions based on their given team role / perspective. Cross curricular links here with - Math / e.g., using statistics - ethics / moral decision making. This activity also looks at D-Day, Dam Buster Raid and the Battle of Britain - albeit in brief. There are many links to videos and other websites embedded in the resource throughout.
Victorian Police Academy : 1888 / Jack The Ripper
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Victorian Police Academy : 1888 / Jack The Ripper

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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.
The First World War 150 Page Teaching Pack
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The First World War 150 Page Teaching Pack

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A comprehensive unit of work ( 150+ pages ) covering many aspects of World War 1. Includes activities to teach essential source and writing skills as well as several unique literacy activities. eBook Supporting PowerPoints Student led role / play activities Quiz question banks Various revision / review options Generic set of 40+ quiz ‘power cards’ that can be used in any subject or topic. ( Note - new WW1 Beginnings eBook and Weapons and Warfare are updated versions that overlap some of the older files. Basic contents - differentiated 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,Hitler and WW1, 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 and role play activity - Haig, Hero Butcher or Bungler, crossword and other review puzzles and timeline activities, comprehensive end of unit assessment. Fully resourced student led - Europe in Crisis Conference Fully resourced- student led ‘Haig on Trial’ Other highlights = Defend your trench activity with your cut and paste army and trench template. Assassination - ‘graphic novel’ interactive. Skills - source analysis and evaluation, extended writing, cartoon interpretation, questioning photographic evidence, empathy letter writing exercise frames. Also includes many excellent video / web links.
Versailles + Other Treaties - 70 Page Teaching Pack and Revision.
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Versailles + Other Treaties - 70 Page Teaching Pack and Revision.

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A comprehensive I/GCSE unit that looks at the Treaty of Versailles and the other treaties of WW1. 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, Ruhr Occupation, Hyperinflation, How Did the Treaty of Versailles Impact On Germany up to 1923?, Cartoon Compare Analysis, Investigation: Could The Treaties Be Justified at That Time? Timelines + Writing frames. Activity - Spoils of War / Thrashing Out the Treaty, students take on the role of the ‘Big Three’ to create a treaty of their own. Activity - Versailles Terms Debate. Investigation: fully resourced investigation = Could the Treaties be Justified at the Time? WW1 Summary PowerPoint Interactive PowerPoint Quiz Review Revision Organisers Revision Flash Cards Multiple Choice Review Crossword and Picture Match Puzzle You may also find useful … First World War 100 + Page Teaching Pack https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/resource-10002492
League of Nations Storyboards
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League of Nations Storyboards

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A comprehensive set of 6 storyboards covering the League from birth to death. Contains many activities / skill builders, web and video links. Very visual. All major incidents covered including Manchuria and Abyssinia. League successes and failures in the 1920’s, structural problems and reasons why the League failed. Any feedback appreciated.
The Gunpowder Plot
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The Gunpowder Plot

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The series of lessons include ... Key Vocab / literacy Religion sort Reasons for the plot / timeline summary Plot review activity
The Causes of World War 2
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The Causes of World War 2

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A smart worksheet and timeline that requires students to separate the causes of WW2 into long and short term factors. New knowledge organisers included added. Then - classify events into broader headings of … The Treaty of Versailles. Hitler’s foreign Policy. The failure of the League. Spanish Civil War - German Involvement. Appeasement. The Nazi-Soviet Pact. You may also like … World War 2 Interactive Powerpoint https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/resource-11391771 First World War 150 + Page Teaching Pack https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/resource-10002492 Holocaust Expansion Pack - 100 Page Teaching pack + Anne Frank + Activities + Skills https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-12649611 Korean War https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/resource-13006547 icHistory Shop https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Ichistory
Cold War Blame / Origins Chart Summary
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Cold War Blame / Origins Chart Summary

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Chart, summary and timeline to help revise this topic. Includes: Communist Manifesto, The Russian Revolutuon, Appeasement, Nazi-Soviet Pact, The Eastern Bloc, The Iron Curtain Sppech, The Truman Dosctrine, The Marshall Plan, Marshall Aid, The Berlin Blockade, The Berlin Airlift, The Formation of Comecon and NATO.
Causes of WW 2 Unit Intro
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Causes of WW 2 Unit Intro

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Worksheets and activities: Includes key words / glossary , Hitler's Foreign Policy Problems and Aims, The Saar , Hitler&'s rearmament of Germany.
Why did the USA lose the Vietnam war?
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Why did the USA lose the Vietnam war?

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A diverse collection of sources design to help student understand the factors behind the US 'defeat&'. Focus 1: US military weaknesses 2: Vietnamese strengths 3: The battle for hearts and minds 4: US public opinion.
League of Nations Full Teaching Pack
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League of Nations Full Teaching Pack

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Content: Key Vocabulary: Key Vocabulary / Literacy Activities, Creating the League, League Membership and Structure, Model League of Nations activities, Aims of the League, 1920’s Successes and Failures, Humanitarian Work, The Global Depression and The League, League Failure and Disarmament in the 1930s, Manchuria and Abyssinia, Cartoon Analysis, Comprehensive Review Materials and Timelines, Writing frames, Assessment, Teacher’s Guide.
Rome and the Gladiators Full Unit
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Rome and the Gladiators Full Unit

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Full Pack Contents Differentiated Vocab Builders The Birth of Rome Who Were the Gladiators ? Gladiators Source Types Top Ten Gladiator Types Inside the Colosseum What Else Happened In The Arena? Uncovered - Female Gladiators Top Ten Famous Gladiators Buy Your Gladiator Equip Your Gladiator Train Your Gladiator Design Your Gladiator Empathy and Creative Writing (The Diary of a Gladiator) Who Was Spartacus? Investigation ( Did Most Romans Enjoy The Games? ) Writing Frames Review - Crossword and Picture Puzzle Review - Cut and Match Puzzle Source Analysis and Enquiry Review - PowerPoint Quiz Media clips, Links and Games Unit Assessment
Slavery On Trial
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Slavery On Trial

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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.
The Industrial Revolution - 100 page teaching pack!
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The Industrial Revolution - 100 page teaching pack!

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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.
Holocaust  100 pg Pack + Anne Frank + Activities + PowerPoint
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Holocaust 100 pg Pack + Anne Frank + Activities + PowerPoint

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A detailed 100 pg teaching pack / unit of work. This includes many creative in built activities, differentiated worksheets, interactive PowerPoints, embedded media / website / video links, skills builders and review materials. Contents … Essential vocabulary + literacy activities. History of antisemitism. Reasons for Holocaust. Propaganda. Anne Frank. Jewish Problem / Question Activity. Nuremberg Laws. Kristallnacht. Einsatsgruppen. Conditions in the Concentration Camps. Persecution of Minorities. The Final Solution. The Nuremberg Trials. Review, Puzzles and Revision Cards. Holocaust Museum Maker Activity. Skills = source analysis and evaluation, usefulness, reliability, source types, short - long term causes, describing events and significance, investigation 26 sources set - why did the Holocaust happen?