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A high-school History teacher who is currently travelling and updating resources to share. Please leave some feedback so I can know if you liked the worksheet or resource or if there is something I can change to make it more accessible for all. My resources are generally very scaffolded, offer a range of tasks that students from varying abilities can understand and the instruction is clear. The layouts and formatting between my worksheets are consistent and designed for clarity.

A high-school History teacher who is currently travelling and updating resources to share. Please leave some feedback so I can know if you liked the worksheet or resource or if there is something I can change to make it more accessible for all. My resources are generally very scaffolded, offer a range of tasks that students from varying abilities can understand and the instruction is clear. The layouts and formatting between my worksheets are consistent and designed for clarity.
Everyday Life in Athens - Ancient Greece

Everyday Life in Athens - Ancient Greece

Everyday life in Ancient Athens - Booklet of information, primary sources, activities and questions for students. Half a unit of work. Lessons tailored to mixed ability. Opportunity for extension. 6-8 x 40min lessons worth of work. Included are sections corresponding with the Syllabus: Social Structure, clothing, family, education, women and slavery. 5 various activities are highlighted in booklet. These are designed for differentiation. Each section (clothing, women etc.) has information and pictures and a source with questions and or activities to correspond.
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World War II - Australians in the Pacific Unit

World War II - Australians in the Pacific Unit

Australia in the Pacific - 27 slide PowerpPoint offers activities, primary sources, information, videos, many images and examples in line with the History curriculum. Material worth approx 6-7 x 40 minute lessons. Powerpoint offers: - The Japanese in the Pacific - Kokoda Trail - Fall of Singapore - Prisoner’s of War - Pearl Harbor - Censorship - Darwin Bombings Some activities include: - Primary evidence: An Australian soldier’s account of conditions on the Kokoda Trail. Short but detail account which students can use to write about and understand what it may have been like. - Empathy task: If you were a POW of the Japanese in WWII. Instructions and ideas included for students - Ethical task: Debate about censorship. Instructions included - More included
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Ancient Egypt Intro Lesson and Activities

Ancient Egypt Intro Lesson and Activities

Worksheet to aid the introduction of Ancient Egypt which includes a passage students need to fill in with 6 key terms. They also have the space to draw their own names in Hieroglyphics and to mark Upper and Lower Egypt on a map. This can be helped along with a textbook or even google maps.
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Rise of Japanese Militarism

Rise of Japanese Militarism

34-slide Powerpoint with activities, sources, images, questions and information covering the history of the Rise of Japanese Militarism up until and including WWII. Should cover 2-4 whole lessons. Includes: - Militarism (what is it?) - Japan after WWI - Japan’s strategy for dealing with the Depression - Natural resources (what they had and what they needed) - Invasion of Manchuria 1931 - The ‘Rape of Nanking’ - The move into South East Asia - The attack on the United States - Pearl Harbor (Attack and significance) - Japan's threat to Australia
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Desert Climates and Temperatures Worksheet

Desert Climates and Temperatures Worksheet

Activity for YR 7 Biomes (Global Environments): Deserts. Climate and Temperature graph with 10 questions including higher-order questions. 1xA4 page in colour, well edited to visually pleasing for learners. This is also suitable for Years 7-9 quick revision activities to refresh skills. This activity will last approx 5-15 minutes for individuals depending on ability level.
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Geography of Ancient China Activity

Geography of Ancient China Activity

Introduction to the Geography of Ancient China which includes a cloze passage activity and a question relating to how the environment impacts border development. Should take students 5-20 minutes depending on ability.
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Globalisation and Australia

Globalisation and Australia

Five different activities centred around students exploring globalised Australia. A creative activity is also included. Opportunity to complete the worksheet as a class, group based or individual work. Offers some differentiation and scaffolding, however, the worksheet can be altered to be broken down further for lower-ability students. Suitable for yr 8-10 Geography and Commerce. The worksheet is designed to stimulate thought, some knowledge of globalisation is needed before using the worksheet. Timing: If supported by video examples or discussions, may take up to 2 x 40 minute lessons.
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Experience of POW's and the Thai-Burma Railway

Experience of POW's and the Thai-Burma Railway

Information with photographs, questions and activities. The activities allow students to work in groups or as individuals. Both questions and activities are scaffolded for low to high ability learners. 3 x page document of worksheets should cover 2 x 40-minute lessons. A strong class may be able to finish it in one lesson + homework.
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World War Two Syllabus Point Activities

World War Two Syllabus Point Activities

This collection of WWII resources includes information and many activities covering the Rise of Japanese Militarism, the Experience of Australian POW's on the Thai-Burma Railway and a whole unit including - The Japanese in the Pacific including; The Kokoda Trail, The Fall of Singapore, Prisoner’s of War, Pearl Harbor, Censorship, Darwin Bombings.
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Glossary activity for WW1

Glossary activity for WW1

Provides important terms, people and concepts of World War One. Students need to sort the terms into categories and find their definition. The same words are then used in a crossword which help to check sutdents understanding of terms and concepts. 1 x 40 minute lesson. Matching crossword can be used for a 15 minute activity or revision/homework.
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WW1 Crossword Puzzle on Terms and Concepts

WW1 Crossword Puzzle on Terms and Concepts

Fun activity designed to match the WW1 terms and concept worksheet also posted here, this activity is to check student understanding on their terms and concepts. Can also be used for fast finishers/homework! Should take students 10-20 minutes depending on the level of understanding/previous knowledge of terms. Features some black and white cartoons to keep their level of interest up, as well as a guess who which students should be able to guess if they have successfully completed the puzzle.
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Ancient Egypt Kinesthetic Social Pyramid Activity

Ancient Egypt Kinesthetic Social Pyramid Activity

This activity is a worksheet which teachers may use in a class to engage students who like using their hands to learn (Kinesthetic learners). It offers a cut out of the social classes of Ancient Egypt and a Pyramid, to which students may glue or pin the social classes. This activity can be used to extend their learning and as a complementary resource to information about the topic. - Resource can easily be altered to suit another society - Worksheet layout offers quick printing for busy teachers!
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WW1 Artefact Discovery - Skill Development

WW1 Artefact Discovery - Skill Development

This Source-based activity designed to get students thinking about SIX items found from WW1. Specifics: - Highly scaffolded worksheet - Enough work for 1-2 x 40 minute lesson/s - Offers the ability for students to work individually or in a group. - FOUR activities are included in this resource which build on the previous activities. The second activity is an extension activity of the first which provides students with the opportunity to easily construct a paragraph based on the sources with evidence gathered from the previous activity. The third activity asks a question focused on the usefulness of the sources to a specific example. The fourth activity offers an extension activity of a creative nature. - An example is provided for students for activity 1. - Answers are provided for the teacher for the whole of activity 1 which is specific information about the sources provided. - Advice to teachers would be to print in colour if possible to help students see the items more clearly so they engage in the activity more. - Very suited to a mixed ability year 9 class as there are varying levels of sources to discover (some are easier to identify than others). - Can also be used for the HSC course as a quick activity to get students thinking and identifying the usefulness of sources... etc
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WW1 Artefact Discovery - Skill Development

WW1 Artefact Discovery - Skill Development

This Source-based activity designed to get students thinking about SIX items found from WW1. Specifics: - Highly scaffolded worksheet - Enough work for 1-2 x 40 minute lesson/s - Offers the ability for students to work individually or in a group. - FOUR activities are included in this resource which build on the previous activities. The second activity is an extension activity of the first which provides students with the opportunity to easily construct a paragraph based on the sources with evidence gathered from the previous activity. The third activity asks a question focused on the usefulness of the sources to a specific example. The fourth activity offers an extension activity of a creative nature. - An example is provided for students for activity 1. - Answer are provided for the teacher for the whole of activity 1 which is specific information about the sources provided. - Advice to teachers would be to print in colour if possible to help students see the items more clearly so they engage in the activity more. - Very suited to a mixed ability year 9 class as there are varying levels of sources to discover (some are easier to identify than others). - Can also be used for the HSC course as a quick activity to get students thinking and identifying the usefulness of sources... etc
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Global Inequalities - Sweatshops

Global Inequalities - Sweatshops

This worksheet provides information on the reality of Sweatshops for the Global Inequalities topic. The worksheet offers a case study and information on a garment factory collapse from 2013 with questions for students. The worksheet also offers students the chance to think about their own consumer habits and offers an empathy task. Suited to 25-40mins of work depending on Student ability.
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Background to the Causes of World War One

Background to the Causes of World War One

This worksheet that has TWO activities designed to act as a revision worksheet at the end of the unit or a supplemental worksheet for students beginning the topic. It offers: A short passage about the context of the Nations involved in the rising tensions Primary sources which help visual learners A great homework task or to give to fast finishers Worksheet may take anywhere from 5 - 15 minutes depending on student’s ability
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Background to the Causes of World War One

Background to the Causes of World War One

This worksheet that has TWO activities designed to act as a revision worksheet at the end of the unit or a supplemental worksheet for students beginning the topic. It offers: A short passage about the context of the Nations involved in the rising tensions Primary sources which help visual learners A great homework task or to give to fast finishers Worksheet may take anywhere from 5 - 15 minutes depending on students ability
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Threatened Species: Rhinos

Threatened Species: Rhinos

This worksheet is based on a video (link provided for ABC) which is a news story designed for high school students to understand the issue of poaching which Rhinos face. The provided questions are made to correspond with the video clip, the answers can be found and deducted from the information provided in the clip. However, answers can be talked in small groups or as a class about including ethical questioning/answers and ideas/solutions to the problems.
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World War One Crossword Puzzle for Terms and Concepts

World War One Crossword Puzzle for Terms and Concepts

Fun activity designed to match the WW1 terms and concept worksheet also posted here, this activity is to check student understanding on their terms and concepts. Can also be used for fast finishers/homework! Should take students 10-20 minutes depending on the level of understanding/previous knowledge of terms. Features some black and white cartoons to keep their level of interest up, as well as a guess who which students should be able to guess if they have successfully completed the puzzle.
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