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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.
Edexcel Elizabethan England, Topic 2: Challenges to Elizabeth - Lesson 4, The Armada
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Edexcel Elizabethan England, Topic 2: Challenges to Elizabeth - Lesson 4, The Armada

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Edexcel GCSE, Early Elizabethan England, 1558-1588 - Topic 2: Challenges to Elizabeth at Home and Abroad, 1569-1588 - Lesson 4 - The Armada … Why Philip II launched the Armada … Why the English won (Graveline etc). This includes a source analysis task on the reasons why the Armada failed. … How far was Phillip to blame … The consequences of the Spanish defeat This is the fourth of the four lessons in this topic.
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
Medieval England: Religion and the Church
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Medieval England: Religion and the Church

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Medieval England: Religion and the Church This is a complete lesson, designed for Key Stage 3, on religion and the Church in Medieval England. Key focuses include ‘Doom Paintings’ and the Structure and importance of the Church. This lesson includes reading, a number of differentiated activities and educational videos.
Edexcel GCSE History: The Historic Environment - Whitechapel, 1870-1900: Crime, Policing and the Inner City (Complete Unit)
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Edexcel GCSE History: The Historic Environment - Whitechapel, 1870-1900: Crime, Policing and the Inner City (Complete Unit)

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Edexcel GCSE History: Paper 1, Section A - The Historic Environment Whitechapel, 1870-1900: Crime, Policing and the Inner City. Lesson 1 - Introductions Lesson 2 - What was Whitechapel like? Lesson 3 - Victorians and the Fear of Crime Lesson 4 - The Working of the Metropolitan Police Lesson 5 - The Organisation of Policing Lesson 6 - The Difficulties of Policing Lesson 7 - Catching Jack the Ripper Lesson 8 - Problems with the Press Lesson 9 - Conclusions
The African Slave Trade: British Empire and Origins of the African Slave Trade
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The African Slave Trade: British Empire and Origins of the African Slave Trade

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Complete, fully resourced lesson on the origins of the African slave trade, designed for Key Stage 3. This lesson is clear and easy to follow. Contextual information and many different activities are included throughout for students to engage with. The lesson begins with contextualisation of the period through an examination of the British Empire, before moving into the origins of slavery, reasons for slavery and an analysis of African culture. Recently updated for the new academic year.
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.
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.
The Whitechapel Murders: Jack the Ripper!
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The Whitechapel Murders: Jack the Ripper!

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Complete in-depth set of lessons on Jack the Ripper! Lesson 1 - Life in Whitechapel - Exploration of what life was like in East End London and why this made Whitechapel the perfect place for 'Jack' to commit his murders. Lesson 2 - Who were the Victims? - Investigation of the murders and the different victims. Students try to identify any commonalities and form an idea of who the perpetrator was. Lesson 3 - Who were the Suspects? - Investigation of the different suspects believed to be responsible for the murders. Students reach a judgement after considering all the evidence. Lesson 4 - The Infamous Letters - Students analyse the 3 letters that were said to have been sent in to the police by Jack the Ripper. They will reach a judgement about whether they believe the letters, if any, were sent by the murderer or not. Lesson 5 - Did the Press Make a Mess? - Lesson examining evidence that suggests the press played a part in why the police were unable to catch Jack the Ripper.
Nazi Germany: The Impact of War 1939-1945 - The Wartime Economy and Albert Speer
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Nazi Germany: The Impact of War 1939-1945 - The Wartime Economy and Albert Speer

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This lesson is titled ‘The Wartime Economy and Albert Speer’. It is the second lesson (2/4) in a topic titled ‘The Impact of War 1939-1945’. This topic is the third (3/3) in a study of Nazi Germany, 1933-1945 and is of particular relevance to those studying the new AQA A-Level, option 2O. Some of the key focuses include… How the Nazis tried to deal with the economic demands of the war The successes and limitations of Albert Speer’s actions The economic effects of allied bombings The use of foreign labour
Nazi Germany: The Nazi Dictatorship 1933-39 - Economic Policies
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Nazi Germany: The Nazi Dictatorship 1933-39 - Economic Policies

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This is the third lesson in a topic titled 'The Nazi Dictatorship, 1933-1939'. This topic is the first (1/3) in a study of Nazi Germany, 1933-1945. The lesson is titled 'Economic Policies' and is aimed at A-Level students. It is of particular relevance to those studying the new AQA A-Level, option 2O. Some of the key focuses include... - Germany's economic recovery - Hjalmar Schacht and the 'New Plan' - State Investment, Unemployment, Guns vs. Butter - Hermann Goring and the 'Four-Year Plan'
Nazi Germany: The Nazi Dictatorship 1933-39 - Social Policies (Women, Youth, Religion...)
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Nazi Germany: The Nazi Dictatorship 1933-39 - Social Policies (Women, Youth, Religion...)

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This lesson is titled 'Social Policies'. It is the fourth and final lesson in a topic titled 'The Nazi Dictatorship, 1933-1939'. This topic is the first (1/3) in a study of Nazi Germany, 1933-1945 and is of particular relevance to those studying the new AQA A-Level, option 2O. Some of the key focuses include... - Education and Youth - Women - Social Groups - Religion - The Volksgemeinschaft
AQA Democracy & Nazism (2O) - Nazi Germany: The Impact of War, 1939-1945
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AQA Democracy & Nazism (2O) - Nazi Germany: The Impact of War, 1939-1945

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AQA Democracy & Nazism (2O) Nazi Germany: The Impact of War, 1939-1945 These lessons have been designed for A-Level students and are of particular relevance for those studying the new AQA A-Level, Paper 2O. Lesson 1 - Germany at War and German Morale Lesson 2 - The Wartime Economy and Albert Speer Lesson 3 - The Radical State Lesson 4 - Opposition and Resistance in Wartime
Edexcel GCSE Crime & Punishment, Topic 3: 18th & 19th Cent Britain, L3: Robert Peel and Met Police
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Edexcel GCSE Crime & Punishment, Topic 3: 18th & 19th Cent Britain, L3: Robert Peel and Met Police

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Edexcel GCSE Crime and Punishment, 1000 to present - Topic 3: Crime and Punishment in 18th and 19th Century Britain, 1500-1700 - Lesson 3 - How far should we thank Sir Robert Peel for the Metropolitan Police Force in 1829? (Case Study) This is the third of five lessons in this topic, including... - Analysis of who Sir Robert Peel was and his role in the establishment of the Metropolitan Police Force - Examination of the Fielding Brothers and how policing developed after 1829 The lesson is full of reading, discussion opportunities and a number of different activities for students to complete throughout the lesson. Hyperlinked videos are also included.
Edexcel GCSE Warfare Through Time - Warfare and British Society in the 18th and 19th Centuries
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Edexcel GCSE Warfare Through Time - Warfare and British Society in the 18th and 19th Centuries

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Designed for the Edexcel GCSE unit ‘Warfare Through Time, c1250-present’. This is a set of presentations on Warfare and British Society in the 18th and 19th centuries (1700-1900). These presentations are clean and clear for students to easily engage with. They have been designed to scaffold the teaching of this part of the course closely alongside the use of the Pearson Edexcel Warfare Through Time textbook, which is where the depth of information is contained. Purple pen tasks / questions are also included.
The Causes of World War One: The Schlieffen Plan
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The Causes of World War One: The Schlieffen Plan

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This is a complete lesson on the Schlieffen Plan. Activities include... - 'Do Now'starter - Hyperlinked educational videos - Detailed maps and related activity - Information and tasks worksheets - Source analysis activity - Schlieffen Plan board game - Also includes a purple pen slide with a working 10 minute timer (could be used for other lessons as well).
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.
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)