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Hello and welcome to my TES shop! I am currently a Head of Department, with over 7 years teaching experience. I have aimed to produce a variety of engaging and accessible lessons, saving you time and effort. All of my resources have been developed by myself and are targeted towards KS3, KS4 and KS5 History.

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Hello and welcome to my TES shop! I am currently a Head of Department, with over 7 years teaching experience. I have aimed to produce a variety of engaging and accessible lessons, saving you time and effort. All of my resources have been developed by myself and are targeted towards KS3, KS4 and KS5 History.
The Black Death
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The Black Death

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Here I have bundled 3 lessons that cover all aspects of the Black Death and its effects. Each lesson has been designed for KS3 and is fully resourced. Lesson 1: Causes and Spread Lesson 2: Symptoms and Cures Lesson 3: Consequences Thanks for looking.
Jack the Ripper: Life in the East End of London
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Jack the Ripper: Life in the East End of London

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Jack the Ripper: Life in the East End of London Designed for Key Stage 3, this is the first lesson in a unit on Jack the Ripper. It explores what life was like in the East End (Whitechapel) and why crime was easier to commit in this period. A variety of activities run throughout the lesson.
Introduction to the Vietnam War - French Withdrawal and American Involvement
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Introduction to the Vietnam War - French Withdrawal and American Involvement

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This is a thorough Introduction to the Vietnam War, covering... - Where Vietnam is, its geographical/political context etc. - The French occupation, withdrawal and the problems they left behind - How and why American intervention escalated and led to a full scale war. Also included is... - Hyerlinked videos in relevant places to further emphasise key events - A detailed map for students to stick in - A differentiated information recording grid is provided for students to fill in as they follow the lesson - An additional worksheet is provided for students to complete - probably good for homework The level of detail here will best suit GCSE - A-Level students
Hitler's Rise to Power, Consolidation of Power and Life in Nazi Germany
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Hitler's Rise to Power, Consolidation of Power and Life in Nazi Germany

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The first lesson provides a detailed examination of how the Nazis capitalised in the years following the Wall Street Crash, leading to the Backstairs Intrigue and Hitler becoming Chancellor in 1993. The second lesson examines how Hitler consolidated his power once he had become Chancellor by looking at the events that followed such as the Reichstag Fire, The Enabling Act and the Night of the Long Knives. The third lesson focuses on life in Nazi Germany by examining: Economic policies, Standards of living, Women, Nazi Culture, Racial persecution: Jews and ‘alien’ groups, The Final Solution and the Effects of war on civilians and the Economy. Relevant hyperlinked videos are also included throughout each of the three lessons.
Slavery: The African Slave Trade (Complete Unit)
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Slavery: The African Slave Trade (Complete Unit)

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Comprehensive unit of lessons on the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Lesson 1 - Origins of the African Slave Trade Lesson 2 - The Triangular Trade and the Middle Passage Lesson 3 - Slave Auctions Lesson 4 - Life on the Plantations Lesson 5 - Resistance and Escape Lesson 6 - Abolition
Edexcel Elizabethan England, Topic 1: Queen, Government & Religion - Lesson 1, Elizabeth's Accession
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Edexcel Elizabethan England, Topic 1: Queen, Government & Religion - Lesson 1, Elizabeth's Accession

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Edexcel GCSE, Early Elizabethan England, 1558-1588 - Topic 1: Queen, Government & Religion -Lesson 1 - The Situation on Elizabeth’s Accession This is the first of the four lessons in this topic, looking at where Elizabeth came from, the organisation of government and society and the early problems she faced. An introduction to paper 2 presentation is also included which goes through the exam requirements and skills. Reference is made to the Edexcel Early Elizabethan England textbook by Pearson in a couple of places.
Edexcel GCSE History, Early Elizabethan England, 1558-1588: Complete Unit
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Edexcel GCSE History, Early Elizabethan England, 1558-1588: Complete Unit

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Edexcel GCSE History, Early Elizabethan England, 1558-1588 Complete set of lessons for each of the 3 topic areas in this unit. Topic 1: Queen, Government & Religion, 1558-1569 - Lesson 1 - The Situation on Elizabeth's Accession - Lesson 2 - The Settlement of Religion - Lesson 3 - Challenges to the Settlement - Lesson 4 - The Problem of Mary, Queen of Scots Topic 2: Challenges to Elizabeth at Home and Abroad, 1569-88 - Lesson 1 - Plots and Revolts at Home - Lesson 2 - Relations with Spain - Lesson 3 - Outbreak of War with Spain - Lesson 4 - The Armada Topic 3: Elizabethan Society in the Age of Exploration, 1558-88 - Lesson 1 - Education and Leisure - Lesson 2 - The Problem of the Poor - Lesson 3 - Exploration and Voyages of Discovery - Lesson 4 - Raleigh and Virginia
The History of Anti-Semitism
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The History of Anti-Semitism

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The History of Anti-Semitism A very good introduction to a unit of work on the Holocaust, full of activities for students to engage with. Activities include... - Practical starter as students come in the classroom - Definition and discussion of Anti-Semitism - Relevant educational videos - Card sort activity: AD70 - 1945 covering Romans and Jerusalem, Muslims and Medina , English Nobles at Clifford's Tower in York and The Holocaust - Chronological Timeline Activity - Evidence throughout History activity - Extended writing task with the opportunity for peer marking - SMSC plenary activity
Edexcel GCSE History - Personal Learning Checklists (PLC's)
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Edexcel GCSE History - Personal Learning Checklists (PLC's)

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Edexcel GCSE History - Personal Learning Checklists (PLC's) Each personal learning checklist can be used by students to monitor their personal progress and understanding as you move through the teaching of each section of the course. The PLC's included are: 1. Crime and Punishment in Britain & Whitechapel (PAPER 1) 2. Warfare and British Society & London and the Second World War (PAPER 1) 3. Early Elizabethan England (PAPER 2) 4. Superpower Relations and the Cold War (PAPER 2) 5. Weimar and Nazi Germany (PAPER 3)
The Weimar Republic: Establishment and Early Years, 1918-1924 - Political Instability and Extremism
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The Weimar Republic: Establishment and Early Years, 1918-1924 - Political Instability and Extremism

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This is the fifth lesson in a topic on the establishment and early years of the Wiemar Republic, 1918-1924. The lesson is titled 'The Weimar Republic: Political Instability and Extremism' and is aimed at A-Level students. Key focuses include... - Threats from the extreme left - Threats from the extreme right - Uprisings and their aftermaths - The judiciary - A number of activities that students can engage with
Edexcel GCSE History - Superpower Relations and the Cold War, Topic 2:  Cold War Crises, 1958-1970
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Edexcel GCSE History - Superpower Relations and the Cold War, Topic 2: Cold War Crises, 1958-1970

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Edexcel GCSE History: Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-1991 Topic 2: Cold War Crises, 1958-1970 Lesson 1: The Berlin Crisis, 1961 - The refugee problem in Berlin - Khrushchev’s Berlin ultimatum (1958) - The summit meetings of 1959–61. - The construction of the Berlin Wall, 1961. - The Impact of the construction of the Berlin Wall on US-Soviet relations. - Kennedy’s visit to Berlin in 1963. Lesson 2: The Crisis Over Cuba, 1962 - Soviet relations with Cuba, the Cuban Revolution and the refusal of the USA to recognise Castro’s government. - The significance of the Bay of Pigs incident. - The events of the Cuban Missile Crisis. - The consequences of the Cuban Missile Crisis: the ‘hotline’, the Limited Test Ban Treaty 1963; the Outer Space Treaty 1967; and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty 1968. Lesson 3: The Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia, 1968 - Opposition in Czechoslovakia to Soviet control: the Prague Spring. - The Brezhnev Doctrine and the re-establishment of Soviet control in Czechoslovakia. - International reaction to Soviet measures in Czechoslovakia. Each lesson is in-depth and comprehensive, with activities, exam questions and hyperlinked videos included throughout.
World War One: Conscientious Objectors
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World War One: Conscientious Objectors

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Complete lesson on conscientious objectors. Focuses include... - Source analysis activities throughout the lesson - Contextual information - chances for reading, recording and discussion - Hyperlinked documentary and differentiated question sheets for students to answer as they watch - Plenary activity and Homework
Edexcel GCSE Superpower Relations & Cold War, Topic 3: End of CW - Lesson 3: Collapse Soviet Control
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Edexcel GCSE Superpower Relations & Cold War, Topic 3: End of CW - Lesson 3: Collapse Soviet Control

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Edexcel Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-91 - Topic 3: The end of the Cold War, 1970–91 - Lesson 3: The collapse of Soviet control of Eastern Europe This is the third of the three lessons in this topic, focusing on... - The impact of Gorbachev’s ‘new thinking’ on Eastern Europe: the loosening Soviet grip on Eastern Europe. - The significance of the fall of the Berlin Wall. - The collapse of the Soviet Union and its significance in bringing about the end of the Warsaw Pact. This is an in-depth and comprehensive lesson, with activities, exam questions and hyperlinked videos included throughout.
Edexcel GCSE History - Crime and Punishment, Topic 4: Modern Britain, 1900-Present
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Edexcel GCSE History - Crime and Punishment, Topic 4: Modern Britain, 1900-Present

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Edexcel GCSE History, Crime and Punishment, 1000 to Present Complete lessons on all of Topic 4: Crime and Punishment in Modern Britain, 1900-Present Lesson 1: 20th Century Crime and Smuggling Lesson 2: Conscientious Objectors Lesson 3: Changes to Policing and Prisons Lesson 4: Young Offenders and Derek Bentley Lesson 5: Why was the Death Penalty Abolished
Edexcel GCSE History - Crime and Punishment, Topic 3: 18th and 19th Century Britain, 1700-1900
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Edexcel GCSE History - Crime and Punishment, Topic 3: 18th and 19th Century Britain, 1700-1900

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Edexcel GCSE History, Crime and Punishment, 1000 to Present Complete lessons on all of Topic 3: Crime and Punishment in 18th and 19th Century Britain, 1700-1900 Lesson 1: Highway Robbery and Poachers Lesson 2: Smuggling, The Tolpuddle Martyrs and Society in the Industrial Period Lesson 3: How far should we thank Sir Robert Peel for the Metropolitan Police Force in 1829? (Case Study) Lesson 4: The Abolition of the Bloody Code and Transportation in the 1820's and 30's Lesson 5: The Prison System, 1700-1900
Medieval England: Crime and Punishment
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Medieval England: Crime and Punishment

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This is a complete lesson, designed for Key Stage 3, on Crime and Punishment in Medieval England. This lesson includes reading, discussion opportunities, a number of different activities and many educational videos throughout.
The Windrush - What was it like to emigrate to Britain in 1948?
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The Windrush - What was it like to emigrate to Britain in 1948?

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The Windrush - What was it like to emigrate to Britain in 1948? - Fully differentiated starter task for higher, middle and lower ability - Planned questioning to target students at higher, middle and lower ability, full of SMSC opportunities. - Whole class reading providing context on the why there was immigration at this time - Fully differentiated question sheet and source activity sheet for higher, middle and lower ability - Interactive plenary This is a thoroughly planned and resourced lesson and would be perfect for any formal observation.