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History teacher and HoD for several years - hope that the resources you find here are helpful!

History teacher and HoD for several years - hope that the resources you find here are helpful!
GCSE History  Options Assembly Power Point
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GCSE History Options Assembly Power Point

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This is an assembly for KS3 pupils looking at doing there options, it includes slides on; Why should I choose History? Why study HIstory? Where might the study of History take me? Several slides on What do I study at GCSE History? Please note, the slides for What do I study at GCSE History? are for AQA and Edexcel, there is a slide for each paper (Edexcel) or each topic (AQA)
Lesson; Heirs to the throne, 1066
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Lesson; Heirs to the throne, 1066

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Lesson on the three main heirs to the throne in 1066; Harold Godwinson, Harald Hardrada and William the Conqueror. Lesson Objectives Tell the difference between the three main claimants to the English Throne using examples Make a judgement about who should be King of England in 1066 To be able to justify your opinion on who should be King of England in 1066 Lesson includes a variety of activities, including class vote and a map task. Differentiated worksheet and activity information sheet is included.
Lesson; Battle of Stamford Bridge
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Lesson; Battle of Stamford Bridge

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Lesson on the Battle of Stamford Bridge, including short task on the Battle of Fulford. Lesson Objectives To be able to describe what happened at the Battle of Fulford. To be able to identify the main reason why the Battle of Stamford Bridge ended the way it did. Activities include a video, discussion and card sort (answers included).
Lesson: Bias
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Lesson: Bias

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Lesson aimed at Year 7 - great introduction to Bias. Definitions, Gap fills, several worksheets all on Bias.
Key Stage 3: Norman England  (6 lessons)
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Key Stage 3: Norman England (6 lessons)

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Set of 6 lessons aimed at Key Stage 3 on Norman England, covering a wide variety of topics, such as: Life in Anglo Saxon England Claimants to the throne Battle of Stamford Bridge Bayeux Tapestry Feudal System
Lesson: Designing Castles (Double)
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Lesson: Designing Castles (Double)

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Really fun and engaging double lesson where students are given a ‘Castle Catalogue’ and a budget and are told to design a castle within budget, in the second lesson pupils test there castle against 8 progressively harder scenarios during a ‘siege’ to see how well there castle held up. Lesson Objectives To form an understanding of some of the challenges and decisions faced by Castle builders and to weigh up some of the decisions they would have had to have made Includes; Castle Catalogue List of Scenarios Worksheet for building there castle Report Worksheet (Standard, Differented for Lower Ability and a third for SEN)
Lesson: Introduction to the Tudor's
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Lesson: Introduction to the Tudor's

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Key Stage 3 lesson introducing the Tudor’s. Lesson Objectives: To gain an overview of themes within the Tudor period. To assess the different factors which drove the Tudor reign. To judge whether money was the main influence over the Tudor monarchy. Lesson looks at who they are and there main priorities/motivations.