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Sharing resources along the way for KS3-KS5, but with a main focus on materials for the new AQA GCSE History course.

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Sharing resources along the way for KS3-KS5, but with a main focus on materials for the new AQA GCSE History course.
Law and Order under the Normans
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Law and Order under the Normans

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A KS3 PPT with activities and challenge questions throughout which successfully allows students to dive into how the Normans changed law and order throughout Medieval times. Differentiated activities throughout as well as an 8 mark GCSE question supported with frame work.
Home learning- Cool Queens of History project
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Home learning- Cool Queens of History project

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A research project on cool Queens of History from feisty Pharaohs to eminent Empresses. The project concentrates on five cool Queens. Information is provided for each memorable monarch. Activities include: A reading information sheet. A Cool Queen timeline, which requires arranging the Queens into chronological order and designing a postage stamp for each. A fact finding activity sheet. A ‘Prove you know it’ question sheet. A research sheet to research the findings of three other Queens. A judgement sheet! ‘Who was the fairest of them all?’. An extra challenge Bingo sheet- 12 activities.
Witches
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Witches

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Various case studies on people thought to be a witch! Activities and extension task included.
England under Cromwell
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England under Cromwell

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This lesson was designed for a low ability group to ensure that they had the support that they needed. In regards to the card sort activity, I have included a few bits of what I used- those that have not been included can be found in 'Aylett&'.
The Importance of the Korean War
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The Importance of the Korean War

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This lesson has been designed for the AQA Conflict and Tension in Asia 1950-1975 module. The lesson’s main focus is on the cost of the war as well as analysing whether there were any winners at the end of the Korean War. Activities include a prioritising exercise of the ‘cost of the war’, leading onto students arriving at a conclusion as to what was the MAIN cost of the war. A further exercise allows students to weigh up evidence as to how each country involved gained and lost. Students complete their own version of the outcome. Finally students complete a conclusion to a 16 mark question.
Why didn't everyone benefit from the Boom?
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Why didn't everyone benefit from the Boom?

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This lesson has been designed for the new AQA GCSE America 1920-1973. The lesson identifies the different groups that didn't benefit during the Boom of the 1920's and concentrates on the reasons why this was the case. Activities throughout as well as an 8 mark 'In what ways' question.
Elizabeth and Government
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Elizabeth and Government

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The presentation begins to identify problems faced by Elizabeth on coming to the throne and asks pupils to summarise and identify Elizabeth's immedite problems. The PPT then proceeds to explore the different levels of court life alongside the strengths and weaknesses of each function. This lesson can be used alongside Wesley Royle's book.
The beginning of The Korean War- Lesson 1
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The beginning of The Korean War- Lesson 1

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This lesson has been designed to teach alongside the ’ Conflict and Tension in Asia ’ 1950-1975 GCSE History course. The lesson is ideal for introducing how Korea became divided into two zones and explores the background of the two leaders. A very useful recap activity at the beginning reminds pupils of the differences between a Communist and Capitalist state and provides discussion as to why America disliked such a system.
The Essex Rebellion
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The Essex Rebellion

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This lesson has been designed for the teaching of the new AQA GCSE Elizabethan England 1568-1603. The main focus of the lesson is to introduce a case study about The Essex Rebellion and use it to discuss the strength of Elizabeth’s authority at the end of her reign and also to build on previous knowledge as to how Court worked under Elizabeth.Included in this lesson is a worksheet explaining the events leading up to the rebellion along with a focussed activity as well as thinking questions along the way. A homework task is also included.
Guy Fawkes
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Guy Fawkes

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This resource is suitable for KS2. Follow the story of Guy Fawkes with a vibrant storyboard of words and pictures. Pupils will use the storyboard information and make their own story about Guy Fawkes through the foldable book activity. Plenty of pictures and prompts along the way.
Social and Cultural impact of War
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Social and Cultural impact of War

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Designed for ‘A’ Level course 2M Wars and Welfare: Britain in Transition, 1906-1957. The aim of the lesson is to analyse the extent of how the First World War impacted socially and culturally on British society. The lesson begins with a starter activity whereby students recap and reflect on how war had affected politics and the economy. A card sort activity is introduced which allows the students to analyse the extent of change in society. A table is included to record findings which students use to complete a 25 mark exam (AO1) question.Challenge questions as well as progress questions are evident throughout.
Al Capone
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Al Capone

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Designed for AQA GCSE America, this lesson has a focus on organised crime centred around the formidable Al Capone. The resources consist of a PPT with activities such as source work, a case study on Capone, challenge questions, a 4 mark describe question as well as a homework activity.
Who was important under Elizabeth's reign?
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Who was important under Elizabeth's reign?

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This lesson has been designed for the new AQA GCSE course. The lesson identifies individuals who were close to Elizabeth such as William Cecil, Robert Dudley and Walsingham etc. The students are asked to identify the role of these individuals alongside their rank and religion and to arrive at a conclusion as to who was the most influential.
Charles I causes a Civil War
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Charles I causes a Civil War

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The lesson begins with a source work activity. The students are asked to complete a profile for Charles I and at the same time compare him to his father James I. Sentence starter are also included. A discussion about the word ‘Civil War’ and then students are given a mixture of information cards of all the reasons for war. Their task is to decide if it is a Religious, Economic or Political factor. Students then take their knowledge deeper and complete the retrieval sheet- I always like to have this as an A3 size. This will lead to a judgement. SEN support is also provided. Finally a post it note activity- What was the main reason for Charles I arguing? A fun and challenging lesson. Please check out my other lessons and teaching resources.
Industrial Revolution- What was it like working down the mines?
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Industrial Revolution- What was it like working down the mines?

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The lesson begins by rewinding back and recapping over conditions in the mills- students are provided with an image of a mill girl and note down aspects of her life. A discussion on what coal was used for to check understanding. Students read Tom’s story and complete a table highlighting all the problems that Tom is faced with in the mines and come up with possible solutions. Challenge questions are included. Sources are provided to develop the students understanding. Students are asked to bring all their knowledge together and to write a report on working conditions in the mines. A writing frame is included. This is an ideal opportunity for the class to complete a peer assessment. A challenging lesson. Please look at my other lessons and teaching resources on the Industrial Revolution.
Richard Arkwright- Father of the Factory System
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Richard Arkwright- Father of the Factory System

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The lesson begins by rewinding back and finding out how goods were produced before the factory system- pupils are provided with an information sheet. Pupils read a fact sheet about Richard Arkwright and complete a profile about him. Pupils are split into two groups. Groups are invited up to the front of the class to observe an image surrounded by facts. They feed back to their partner crucial description and facts. Focus questions to then be completed. Post it note finisher! ‘To what extent did Richard Arkwright change the social and working life of Britain?’ A fun and challenging lesson. Please see my other lessons and resources on the Industrial Revolution
Social and Cultural Changes for the 1920's Woman
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Social and Cultural Changes for the 1920's Woman

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This lesson has been planned to be taught for the 'Wars and Welfare: Britain in Transition 1906-1957 course. Resources consist of a PPT whereby students are directed to activities throughout. The lesson begins with visual sources identifying how the role of women had changed from Victorian times up until the 1920's. The package includes a card sort identifying legislative changes as well as changes in work, politics, fashion and media for women. Also included is a research task in which students are asked to research women who broke new ground during this time,
Vietcong Tactics
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Vietcong Tactics

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The lesson starts with a starter activity concentrating on the significance of the Gulf of Tonkin incident. The pupils are then provided with information cards identifying VC tactics by which a table has to be completed. The PPT provides the pupils with challenge questions throughout and builds up to the answering of an 8 mark question . This lesson is geared towards the new 2016 GCSE AQA course.
UN and US response to the North's invasion into South Korea
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UN and US response to the North's invasion into South Korea

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This lesson designed for AQA GCSE History- ‘Conflict and Tension in Asia 1950-1975’ discusses the invasion of North Korea into the South and highlights the action taken by the UN and US. The lesson begins with a starter activity recapping on the reasons for The Korean War, whereby pupils are asked to rank reasons and to fully explain their reasoning. A worksheet is included which explains both UN and US responses to the Northern invasion. Targeted questions are included as well as a discussion/ paired work activity whereby pupils are asked to plan an 8 mark question.