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I am a Humanities and Social Sciences teacher in regional Western Australia. I am only in my third year of teaching so I still (and always will!) have lots to learn! I am back into teaching after travelling around Europe for six months learning about the incredible History the land holds.

I am a Humanities and Social Sciences teacher in regional Western Australia. I am only in my third year of teaching so I still (and always will!) have lots to learn! I am back into teaching after travelling around Europe for six months learning about the incredible History the land holds.
Year 8 History Skills Booklet
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Year 8 History Skills Booklet

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This booklet contains activities to practice basic skills used in History. It can be used for all middle school years but it has Year 8 Black Death content. A great intro to History units :)
Causes and Symptoms of the Black Death
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Causes and Symptoms of the Black Death

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One hour long (longer to finish the research section), fully resourced lesson about the causes and symptoms of the Black Death. Worksheet encourages students to analyse sources to gain information. Worksheet is differentiated with extension and research questions. This is the second out of a progression of three lessons about the Black Death. See my shop for the others!
Medieval Preventions and Remedies for the Black Death
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Medieval Preventions and Remedies for the Black Death

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Differentiated resource to help students analyse and withdraw information from primary and secondary sources. Extension activity accompanied to create and explain their own remedy or cure for the Black Deatg considering the beliefs and perspectives of the people at the time. This is the third of a progression of three Black Death lessons. Please see my shop for the other two!
Medieval Knights  and Coats of Arms
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Medieval Knights and Coats of Arms

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Fully resourced lesson about knights and coats of arms for low ability or younger students. Presentation and place-mat worksheet for students to fill in. Includes a set of templates and symbols and meanings for students to create a coat of arms.
Origins and Spread of the Black Death
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Origins and Spread of the Black Death

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An hour long (can be extended to fully complete research task) fully resourced lesson. Included is a PowerPoint and a worksheet. Worksheet is differentiated with extension and research tasks. Encourages students to analyse primary and secondary sources to gain information about the origins and spread of the Black Death, including mapping the origins and accounts of the spread through Europe. This is one lesson of a progression of lessons for the Black Death. Please see the rest of my resources for the following lessons about the Black Death!
Harrying of the North
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Harrying of the North

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Fully resourced 1 hour lesson with the option to extend lesson time. Resource includes the story of the Harrying of the North, comprehension and source analysis questions, and a creating activity for a speech or diary entry. My students loved being able to shout in a speech about ‘William The Bastard’!
Introduction Activity - Autobiography Island Map
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Introduction Activity - Autobiography Island Map

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Get to know your students with this great Geography activity! Students practice their skills in BOLTSS and introduce themselves through a beautiful piece of artwork that can be displayed in the classroom. I use this in my highschool classroom as an activity in the first week of school and students respond well.