Al Capone

Al Capone

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.
Mrs_Sc
Ramsay MacDonald's Second Labour Government

Ramsay MacDonald's Second Labour Government

This lesson is to be taught alongside the AQA A Level British course 1906-1957. The lesson begins with a starter activity identifying possible reasons as to why it went wrong for MacDonald. The main focus is that of a card sort which highlights Domestic and Foreign policies of the second Labour Government to encorage debate as to whether MacDonald and his party were successful in meeting the needs of the country or in fact whether they were traitors. Once information is gathered a micro plan template is included to plan for a set question. Activities and challenge questions are throughout.
Mrs_Sc
Why did Americans want an end to the Vietnam War?

Why did Americans want an end to the Vietnam War?

Designed for AQA GCSE History, the lesson has a focus on the main reasons why Americans wanted an end to the Vietnam War. Student activites consist of a card sort whereby students are asked to summarise the main reasons and reach a judgement. All student activities are geared towards the answering of a 16 mark question.
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What were the terms of the Treaty of Versailles?

What were the terms of the Treaty of Versailles?

This lesson identifies the terms of the Treaty of Versailles. Tasks along the way include a cardsort, challenge questions and a GCSE exam style question. Pupils are asked to reach a judgement as to whether the terms were fair. This lesson is aimed at KS3.
Mrs_Sc
Hardwick Hall Historic Environment Question: AQA 8145

Hardwick Hall Historic Environment Question: AQA 8145

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.
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Playing the Stock Market

Playing the Stock Market

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.
Mrs_Sc
Wealth and fashion in Elizabethan England

Wealth and fashion in Elizabethan England

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.
Mrs_Sc
Why was Henry Ford so important?

Why was Henry Ford so important?

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.
Mrs_Sc
Why didn't everyone benefit from the Boom?

Why didn't everyone benefit from the Boom?

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.
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Elizabeth's Early Religious Settlement

Elizabeth's Early Religious Settlement

This lesson concentrates on Elizabeth's early religious settlement. The lesson identifies differences between Protestant and Catholic views as well as discussion on what her early approach was to her religious settlement. Activities throughout as well as discussion on how to answer an 8 mark interpretation question. Homework activity included.
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How did England's religion change under Elizabeth?

How did England's religion change under Elizabeth?

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.
Mrs_Sc
Tracking Sheets

Tracking Sheets

Keeping track of students folders and grades is super important for both you as a teacher but also for the student as well. This package includes a folder check sheet whereby the student themselves complete a self evaluation as well as documenting any missed work, and a section for teacher feedback. A certificate is also included for those whose folders are up to scratch! Also included is a tracking document which allows the student to identify a type of question that has been focussed on as well as being able to record the grade achieved as well as strengths and weaknesses of the task.
Mrs_Sc
Social and Cultural Changes for the 1920's Woman

Social and Cultural Changes for the 1920's Woman

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,
Mrs_Sc
The Essex Rebellion

The Essex Rebellion

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.
Mrs_Sc
Guess the Historian/Geographer

Guess the Historian/Geographer

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.
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Elizabeth I and Marriage

Elizabeth I and Marriage

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.
Mrs_Sc
Vietcong Tactics

Vietcong Tactics

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.
Mrs_Sc
Who was important under Elizabeth's reign?

Who was important under Elizabeth's reign?

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.
Mrs_Sc
The State of Britain in 1929

The State of Britain in 1929

This lesson was designed to be taught alongside the 'Wars and Welfare: Britain in transition 1906-1957' course. The lesson has a focus on Political, Economic and Social changes in Britain and asks the students to arrive at a conclusion as to whether people had much to be optimistic about in 1929. The lesson consists of a card sort which supports the students to answer a 25 mark question.
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The Young Elizabeth

The Young Elizabeth

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.
Mrs_Sc
Elizabeth and family

Elizabeth and family

This lesson provides the much needed background to Elizabeth's family background. I felt that it was important for the students to understand the complicated relationships between the Tudors, in order to fully understand the shaping of Elizabeth's character. Wesley Royle's book is recommended.
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