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Sharing resources along the way from KS3-KS5 History.
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.
Industrial Revolution- What was child labour like?
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Industrial Revolution- What was child labour like?

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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. Please have a look at my other lessons and teaching resources on the Industrial Revolution.
Ramsay MacDonald's Second Labour Government
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Ramsay MacDonald's Second Labour Government

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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.
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.
The Battle of Hastings
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The Battle of Hastings

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This lesson begins with a reflection activity, whereby the students are asked to give Harold Godwinson advice about what he should do after The Battle of Stamford Bridge on hearing the news that William Duke of Normandy has landed. For each situation the students are asked to complete deep thinking of the pros and cons of each situation. A paired card sort activity allows the students to put events surrounding the battle into order. Challenge questions follow with the focus being as to why William was successful. Pupils are asked to become an ‘A’ Level student and complete a substantiated conclusion as to why William seized victory.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Revise your GCSE topics-know your stuff!
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Revise your GCSE topics-know your stuff!

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Included is a review PPT and a student template- I always print out in A3 Topics that are identified form the focus of the AQA course- America 1920-1973 and Conflict and Tension 1950-1975 Prohibition, Red Scare, Hoover’s problems, Roosevelt and his New Deal, Civil Rights, The Domino Theory, Lessons of the Korean War, Gulf of Tonkin and why conflict in Vietnam ended. This could take the form of a 3 hour lesson- plenty of activities to complete such as: A hexagon activity- what do you know about each image, Find and fix historical errors, significance circle activity, extend your thinking questions and much more. A great way to retrieve and review previous knowledge before completing exam questions.
How did the National Government deal with the Depression?
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How did the National Government deal with the Depression?

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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.
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.
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,
What were the terms of the Treaty of Versailles?
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What were the terms of the Treaty of Versailles?

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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.
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.
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.
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.
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&'.