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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How did England's religion change under Elizabeth?
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How did England's religion change under Elizabeth?

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This lesson is designed for the new AQA GCSE Elizabethan England course. The lesson identifies why religion was a big issue for Elizabeth and at the same time highlights the aims of her religious settlement. Activities and exam question throughout.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wealth and fashion in Elizabethan England
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Wealth and fashion in Elizabethan England

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This lesson follows the new AQA GCSE British Depth Study of Elizabethan England, 1586-1603. The lesson focusses on wealth and fashion in Elizabethan England and explains the positions and roles of the nobility and gentry and at the same time asks the student to make judgement on who had the most power and influence.
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.
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.
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.