The lesson begins with an ‘Inference Frame’- students describe, infer and discuss usefulness of the image.
Facts are provided and discussed to set the scene.
Students work in pairs to discuss a varierty of sources- findings are written up on the recording worksheet. Challenge quesions are included.
Students use a writing frame to answer the following question- ‘Were children exploited during the Industrial Revolution?’
A challenging lesson.
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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.
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.
Designed for AQA GCSE History ‘America 1920- 1973 Opportunity and Inequality’ . This lesson begins with a starter activity inviting pupils to complete hardship circles identifying how the American people suffered during the Depression. The main activity focuses on Hoover’s policies through information cards for pupils to read and identify advantages/disadvantages and rating of each approach. A table is completed which consolidates learning. The final activity/plenary asks the pupils to complete an obituary which gives a balanced view of Hoover’s time as President.
A fun lesson identifying how Tudor women ‘made up’ their faces. The lesson identifies chemicals used to make Tudor women pretty but at the same time concentrates on the detrimental affects that the chemicals had on their faces. A student booklet is provided whereby students can complete their activities. A fun activity is included whereby pupils are provided with a blank outline of a Tudor women’s face and get to complete a ‘before and after’ look.
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,
The lesson has been designed around the new GCSE AQA course. The presentation and activities focus on the character of the young Elizabeth and delve into experiences that have prepared her for her role as Queen. It is recommended that the lesson be taught alongside Wesley Royle's book.
This lesson has been designed to teach alongside the AQA GCSE America 1920-1973 course. The PPT above should be taught with the use of the Oxford 'America 1920-1973' textbook. The PPT consists of a variety of activities such as discussion of a memorial in Montgomery in Alabama whereby students are asked to design their own questions about the memorial. Other activities include a keyword foldable exercise to be glued into books, a table to record experiences of African Americans from the introduction of slavery, Jim Crow Laws and life throughout 1920's America. A 4 mark 'Describe' question and structure strip with mark scheme is also included.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
This lesson is designed for A Level 'Wars and Welfare; Britain in Transition 1906-1957. The lesson identifies the different economic policies that the National Government could follow and which would be best for their situation. A strong focus throughout on whether the policies of the National Government were successful. Resource activities throughout. Activities would take two lessons.
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.
AQA GCSE History 8145- Hardwick Hall, Elizabethan England 1568-1603. This lesson walks the pupils through successful features of what a 16 mark question should display. The lesson begins with the question being discussed in pairs and being discussed with the class as a whole. Students complete their answer in the uniquely designed booklet.
AQA GCSE 8145 Historic specified site, Hardwick Hall- Elizabethan England, 1568-1603. This lesson focuses on Hardwick Hall and other Elizabethan Manor houses at the time and poses the question as to whether Hardwick Hall was typical of the time. Pupils study other significant houses at the time to help them reach a conclusion. All recordings are completed in the uniquely designed student booklet.
Designed for the new AQA GCSE America 1920-1973. The lesson analyses how the stock market contributed to the Boom. The lesson breaks the stock market system down whereby pupils have their own diagram to complete. Further activities address numeracy and a 4 mark 'Describe' question. A homework activity along with all necessary activity templates are included.
This lesson has been designed for the new GCSE AQA America 1920-1973 course. The lesson's main objective is to examine how an assembly line works and at the same time judge the impact of Henry Ford and his new method of production. There are activities throughout along with a 4 mark interpretation question.
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&'.