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Quality resources developed for Home Schooling, International Schools and online education in sub-Saharan Africa, suitable for students planning to write Cambridge International Examinations.

Quality resources developed for Home Schooling, International Schools and online education in sub-Saharan Africa, suitable for students planning to write Cambridge International Examinations.
Forms of Business Ownership

Forms of Business Ownership

KS 3 Years 7-9 A set of Study notes with reinforcement questions and activities(24 pages); Suggested answers for some activities on a separate PowerPoint presentation. Suitable as an introduction to the topic for online, distance and home education or teacher-directed lesson. Sole proprietor Partnership Private company Franchise Public companies
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Government taxes

Government taxes

KS3 Years 7-9. A lesson which introduces the concept of taxes, types of taxes found in most countries. Includes study notes and a self-study based on an African country, and an assessment activity. Suggested answers for assessment are included on a PowerPoint presentation. Useful for online learning, home-schooling, self-study or teacher-directed lesson. Introduction – direct and indirect taxes Income tax Profit tax Indirect taxes Apply your Knowledge Glossary: Words you should know
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Jordan's Easter

Jordan's Easter

Reading passage with questions, word search, writing activity, crossword puzzle, colouring activity. PowerPoint with model answers for questions and crossword puzzle. Easter in the southern hemisphere.
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IEB Life Orientation Grade 12 Design and Make Task

IEB Life Orientation Grade 12 Design and Make Task

For South African IEB Grade 12 Life Orientation Design and Make Task - Adapting to Change; dealing with stress; thinking skills. Use as a portfolio task for School Based Assessment. Incorporates Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats and Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences
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IEB Physical Education Task Grade 12

IEB Physical Education Task Grade 12

For South African IEB Physical Education Task Grade 12. A logbook, self-study guide and research task for the Physical Education Task. Requires the use of Focus Life Orientation, Learner’s Book, Grade 12 but can be adapted for other prescribed textbooks.
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IEB Historical Investigation

IEB Historical Investigation

A PowerPoint which I use to introduce the Investigation at the beginning of Grade 12 for South Africa IEB students. Gives guidelines on how to structure the investigation and explains how source material should be selected and described.
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The Scramble for Africa

The Scramble for Africa

KS 3 - 17 page unit suitable for projection or printing; a general overview which introduces the topic, contains a few tasks which reinforce history and study skills; also - a thought provoking task which requires students to investigate their origins as newcomers in either the recent or distant past. Accompanying PowerPoint presentation reinforces important concepts. Reasons for the Scramble for Africa The process of partitioning Africa Responses to colonisation Results of the Scramble for Africa International Curriculum for Africa Year / Grade 8 Case Study - Cote d'Ivoire
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What is History?

What is History?

Introduce History concepts and skills Using source material; chronology and other skills
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The Middle Ages

The Middle Ages

KS 3 Year / Grade 7 Covers the basics for those who have not previously studied the topic - but also looks at what was happening in China and Africa at the time. A 32 page module suitable for multi-cultural and international schools. Introduction The Middle Ages in Britain The Church Knights and Ladies Castles The Black Death Self-test Multiple choice During the Middle Ages in China Timelines Sequencing activity During the Middle Ages in Africa The kingdom of Mali Using evidence to study the Kingdom of Benin (International Curriculum for Africa Year 7)
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Turning points in South African history - apartheid

Turning points in South African history - apartheid

KS3/Gr9 - A 23 page unit of work which can be printed and/or projected. Includes simple tasks, a poster task, an investigation into forced removals and the current land restitution issue in South Africa, a coursework task based on Nelson Mandela and F W de Klerk and many more activities. (with marking guidelines and suggested answers) The introduction of apartheid The Freedom Charter The Sharpeville Massacre The Soweto Riots The 1994 elections The role of Nelson Mandela and F W de Klerk Suitable for Cambridge and South African CAPS Investigations suitable for IB.
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Africa in the 21st century

Africa in the 21st century

KS 3-4 A resource which examines how events in Africa affect the rest of the world (or are ignored by the rest of the world). Contains information, tasks, suggested answers, mark schemes and examples. Introduces students to CIE requirements for extended writing; History essay writing skills. Includes PowerPoint slides needed for the tasks and links to websites I use in teaching - suitable for Year/Grades 9-11. The Arab Spring and the consequences for Syria Islamic extremists in Africa The Central African Republic The Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola in West Africa (updated 2018)
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Wangari Maathai - Women in History

Wangari Maathai - Women in History

KS 3 - A 7 page worksheet containing information about Wangari Maathai, questions which practise historical skills; a glossary and suggested answers International Curriculum for Africa Year 7 Useful as an EcoSchool topic for History
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The Anglo-Zulu War, South Africa, 1879

The Anglo-Zulu War, South Africa, 1879

KS 3 (UK) Gr 8-10 (SA) - A unit of work, suitable for whiteboard or for printing as a worksheet, which uses two films to study the topic. Includes background reading; worksheets; suggested answers (also on PowerPoint). Introduction ��� using film to study history How the war began The Battle of Isandlwana (Zulu Dawn) The Battle of Rorke's Drift. (Zulu!) The aftermath of these battles Discussion – use of propaganda techniques by the British government
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The Effects of the Renaissance on European Society

The Effects of the Renaissance on European Society

KS 3 - Full 43 page module which covers what the Renaissance was; scientific discoveries; art and architecture; Leonardo da Vinci; the Reformation. Contains worksheets, multiple choice; source-based questions, glossaries; suggested answers International Curriculum for Africa Year 7
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Rivers

Rivers

KS3 - A 16 page unit which I use to teach the topic - includes internet links which I use. Suitable for English-speaking students in sub-Saharan Africa. The topic is supplemented with original material with an African focus - information, tasks and suggested answers. Recommended for International Curriculum for Africa and lays the foundation for further study in Geography, e.g. CIE examinations. Includes a PowerPoint presentation which illustrates the Zambezi River from source to delta. The water cycle River facts River systems River floods Famous rivers – the Thames and the Zambezi Link with “Exploring the River Nile” (also available on TES Resources)
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