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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.
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.
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.
How to answer a 16 mark question on the Historic specified site.
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How to answer a 16 mark question on the Historic specified site.

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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.
Guess the Historian/Geographer
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Guess the Historian/Geographer

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This is an ideal activity for an Open Evening. Included is a mixture of framed Historians/Geographers. An activity sheet is provided in which the student has to match up the famous person to the correct name. The pupil also gets to identify who their favourite Historian/Geographer is.
Was Hardwick Hall a typical Elizabethan Manor House?
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Was Hardwick Hall a typical Elizabethan Manor House?

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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.
Why was Henry Ford so important?
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Why was Henry Ford so important?

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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.
Why did Roosevelt win the 1932 election?
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Why did Roosevelt win the 1932 election?

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Designed for AQA GCSE America 1920-1973, Opportunity and Inequality. Reasons are assessed as to why Hoover lost and Roosevelt won the election. The lesson begins with addressing the approach of the two candidates in order to develop discussion as to their differences. A source sheet is provided which allows pupils to identify the main reasons for Roosevelt’s success and also allows the pupils to record their findings. A 12 mark question is presented which requires paired work to complete a micro- plan answer.
What weapons were used during Medieval times?
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What weapons were used during Medieval times?

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This lesson introduces the topic of weapons used during the Medieval period. The lesson consists of information cards along with images of a variety of Medieval weapons. Pupil are asked to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each weapon and order them in order of effectiveness in a pyramid style activity. Pupils then create weapons out of plasticine to create a Medieval art gallery.
Tudor Make-Up/ Fashion Victim!
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Tudor Make-Up/ Fashion Victim!

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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.
What was Hoover's response to the Depression?
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What was Hoover's response to the Depression?

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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.
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.
Hardwick Hall Historic Environment Question: AQA 8145
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Hardwick Hall Historic Environment Question: AQA 8145

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Materials in this bundle have been designed to be delivered for the AQA Hardwick Hall Historic Environment question. Included in this pack is a student booklet that works alongside the AQA Source booklet. Six lessons are covered. Starting with an introduction lesson, Hardwick Hall through sources, Comparing Hardwick Hall to various Manor Houses, Hardwick Hall and the Elizabethan period and Top Tips on how to answer a 16 mark 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 Young Elizabeth
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The Young Elizabeth

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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.
Playing the Stock Market
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Playing the Stock Market

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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.
The Experience of African- Americans in the 1920's
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The Experience of African- Americans in the 1920's

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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.
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.
Elizabeth I and Marriage
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Elizabeth I and Marriage

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This lesson has been designed for the new AQA Elizabethan England 1568-1603 course. The lesson identifies the importance of marriage for Elizabeth and presents the pupils with possible suitors. The PPT includes activities throughout such as source work, pros and cons of each suitor as well as an 8 mark question.