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 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 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 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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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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Turning points in South African history - apartheid

Turning points in South African history - apartheid

KS3/Gr9 - A unit of work which can be printed and/or projected. Includes simple tasks, a poster task, an investigation into forced removals and a coursework task based on Nelson Mandela and F W de Klerk. (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
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The United Nations and the African Union

The United Nations and the African Union

KS3/ 9 A 14 page unit which introduces students to the importance and work of the UN and AU. Includes a section on the role of peacekeepers. Includes assessment tasks with suggested answers. Can be printed or projected. In one task, students use written and video resources (internet links supplied) to make their own study notes. - gain an understanding of the roles, objectives and organs of the two organisations - know what the role of peacekeepers should be - assess the effectiveness of their contributions in specific situations - use evidence to support the conclusions reached
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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
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The Cold War

The Cold War

KS 3 - Yr /Grade 9 A 34 page unit which introduces students to the Cold War - enough detail to give an overview for students not planning to specialise in History. Contains information, worksheets, suggested internet links which I use for the topic; assessment tasks - informal, formal and Depth Study on Hiroshima and Nagasaki; suggested answers and a simple Glossary. The partition of Berlin and Germany Hiroshima and Nagasaki The Wall, wars and a missile crisis The Cold War in Angola and Namibia
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The outbreak and course of world war 2

The outbreak and course of world war 2

KS3 Year/ Grade 9: A 25 page resource which contains study notes, simple tasks and the addresses of the websites which I use for source-based tasks when teaching this topic. Originally designed and used in South African schools, it is especially useful for students studying in Africa, but covers the topics generally covered in schools the world over. It can be printed or projected and will be most effective in schools where students have internet access. The outbreak of war The course of the war The nature of the war The Battle of Britain Propaganda Winston Churchill The War in Africa America enters the war D-Day The end of the war in Europe and Japan
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WW2: The Path to War - 1933 - 1939

WW2: The Path to War - 1933 - 1939

KS3; Year/ Grade 9 - An 8 page unit with notes, map, tasks for continuous assessment which can be printed or projected; with accompanying PowerPoint presentation (with marking guidelines) Mussolini and Italian fascism – 8 mark “to what extent “question. The invasion of Abyssinia – With example of a ‘Letter to the Editor’ Hitler and the Nazis forge the chain of World War II – Using source material Map of Europe 1919 – 1937 – Mapwork Task Very useful for International Curriculum for Africa; CIE, SA CAPS and others
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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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