The lesson is designed as an introduction to a study of Britain after 1945. It breaks down the period into the five decades following the Second World War and looks at the cultural, social and technological changes across the period. The main task is geared towards creating a student led presentation, and all the information sheets needed are attached at the end of the power point. There is a link to a Youtube clip from British Pathe news, which I do not own (link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?=NEavcsrMoMw).
This lesson is focused on the new AQA GCSE specification, Health and the People. The lesson is designed as part one of a three part introductory set of lessons. Included is an overview of the new specification for the students and a activities which focus on prehistoric medicine. The other two lessons in the series are Ancient Greek medicine and Roman medicine. The lessons as a whole are designed to get students to think about the causes of change and development in medicine, which is a key focus of the new course.
A full lesson which focuses on the types of crimes committed in the Middle Ages and the punishments used to prevent crime. The final question focuses on how fair Medieval punishments were. There is a link to a youtube clip, which I do not own, embedded in the power point and also attached here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snVbGOrHZaY).
This lesson is focused on the new AQA GCSE specification, Health and the People. The lesson is designed as part two of a three part introductory set of lessons. Included is a full lesson focusing on the Ancient Greek beliefs on disease, surgery and public health. The other two lessons in the series are prehistoric medicine and Roman medicine. The lessons as a whole are designed to get students to think about the causes of change and development in medicine, which is a key focus of the new course.
A KS3 lesson aimed at Y9. The lesson gives students an overview of the Space Race and asks them to consider why the Space Race would increase tensions between the USA and the USSR. The lesson is designed as part of a full subject study of the Cold War.
This is a booklet which is designed to help students to understand the exam technique for the GCSE History AQA course. It is specifically focuses on exam technique for paper one section B option: BD Conflict and tension in Asia, 1950–1975.
The booklet contains sample questions, which students can use for practice and revision. It also contains writing frames and structures for each of the four question types and a student friendly copy of the mark scheme for each question type.
A wall display which way gives a minimum of one key event from History for every day of the academic year. Good for keeping students thinking about History in a broader sense. The display was created over the course of the year and was changed on a weekly basis. The document includes key events from the Vietnam War, Middle Ages, Tudors, World War One, World War Two and the Cold War as well as broader cultural events such as the invention of sliced bread!
A KS3 lesson focused on the events and outcomes of the Battle of Hastings. The lesson aims to help students to understand the events of the Battle itself before classifying the different reasons that William was victorious. The lesson ultimately wabts students to make a judgment on why William defeated Harold.
A lesson explaining the nature and development of medieval surgery. This is designed as part of the AQA Health and the People course and is part of a sequence of lessons on medieval medicine. There is a link embedded in the power point to a documentary clip on YouTube, which I do not own the rights to.
A lesson introducing key aspects of health and medicine in the Middle Ages. The lesson is designed as part of the AQA Health and the People course and makes up the first part of a series of lessons focused on medieval health.
A guide to academic writing that I put together to help A level History and Politics students to understand how to write essay responses.
The booklet gives general guidance on the features and format of academic writing and also gives model paragraph to show demonstrate academic writing in practice.
The examples are aimed at the Edexcel courses for A level History and A level Politics. However, example could be adapted to fit with other specifications.
This is an introductory lesson focused on the long term causes of the First World War. The lesson is aimed at KS3 and is designed as the first lesson in a sequence of lessons. The intention is to help students understand the long term factors which caused World War One before moving on to look at the war as a whole.
A lesson which focuses on the ways in which the Church contributed to medical develop and the ways in which it hindered development. There are several activities and the lesson includes an information sheet to accompany the tasks. The lesson is focused on the AQA Health and the People course.
This lesson is focused on the new AQA GCSE specification, Health and the People. The lesson is designed as part three of a three part introductory set of lessons. This lesson focuses on Roman attitudes towards health, and looks at disease, surgery and public health. There is also a comparative exercise at the end of the lesson to compare the progress made across the period. The other two lessons in the series are prehistoric and Ancient Greek medicine. The lessons as a whole are designed to get students to think about the causes of change and development in medicine, which is a key focus of the new course.
Three lessons focused on the new AQA GCSE specification, Health and the People. The lessons are designed to give students a grounding in ancient medicine in order to support their main study from the Middle Ages onward. The lessons focus on developments in public health, surgery and disease throughout the period. The main focus is change and development in medicine and its main causes.
This is a planning exercise based on the most common 12 mark questions for AQA History, specification B paper two.
The worksheet is broken down into the most common questions asked for 12 mark questions (the language is adapted) with all the potential stated factors attached. Students should complete the sheet by briefly explaining the impact of each event in relation to the question. This can also be utilised for 8 mark questions on the paper.