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I am a high school teacher with 25+ years of teaching experience from both the UK and NZ and strengths in the following areas, History, Geography, RS and PSHE.

I am a high school teacher with 25+ years of teaching experience from both the UK and NZ and strengths in the following areas, History, Geography, RS and PSHE.
The BIG five and the Giraffe.
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The BIG five and the Giraffe.

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Suitable for KS2 KS3 SEN Geography. Looking at the big 5 animals of Africa that were traditionally hunted for game. The lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino and Bison. Worksheet to fill in and select and sort activity that can be used in class.
Medieval life project outline
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Medieval life project outline

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Suitable for KS3 medieval history. It gives students the opportunity to research a number of themes including crime and punishment, the black death. It is easy to use, can provide about 4 weeks work there is a list of web links, but it helps to have a stock of resources or books to supplement. Differentiation possible through how students plan and what choices they make. Uses Bloom's taxonomy, wiht some higher order thinking activities.
Towards resiliency.
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Towards resiliency.

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Some useful lessons for PSHE KS3 All supporting emotinal and spiritual well-being and aimed at encouraging resiliency.
Personal Identity and self efficacy
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Personal Identity and self efficacy

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Enables students to explore what acts as an influence on their personal identity, eg- their appearance (who they are) their experiences, their thoughts and feelings and their hopes and aspirations. Encourages them to explore positive influences on their personal identity. Explores concept of self-efficacy and how it is different to personal identity.
The causes of World war 1. MAIN
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The causes of World war 1. MAIN

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A resource sheet and worksheet that covers militarism, alliances, imperialism and nationalism, useful to KS3 students tackling the cause of WW1. Table to fill in, close-procedure and extension task based on quote.
Connected and Belonging
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Connected and Belonging

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Powerpoint presentation wiht link to TED talk video. Suited to KS3 PSHE, worksheets to enable students to look at being connected and belonging. 2 lesson worksheets. Printable worksheet. Activities. mental health/resiliency.
Murder in the Cathedral- Thomas Becket
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Murder in the Cathedral- Thomas Becket

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Suitable for KS3 History- Year 7. Lesson looking at the conflict between King and Church in Medieval times, the story of Thomas Becket. Main activity is a storyboard. Plenary- Cause and Consequence.
Transportation to penal colonies
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Transportation to penal colonies

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Suitable for GCSE, created for use with Edexcel Crime and Punishment unit in mind. GCSE. Uses the story of Mary Bryant as a trigger. A promotional clip from this film is avaialable publicly to view on youtube and the first 3 minutes of this are very useful.
Mental Health and Resiliency
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Mental Health and Resiliency

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An introduction and starter on mental health and resilience. Intended to tease out prior knowledge and establish an understanding of what can influence mental health and resilience. Activities include collaboration, thinking skills and creativity.
Hazards KS3 Geography
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Hazards KS3 Geography

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Suited to students in KS3 at beginning of this topic. Information and worksheet with activities. Biohazard, tectonic, geomorphological and atmospheric. To have an understanding of specific definitions, to be able to explain key features and effects and create/research extension task.
World War 1 Project Website suited to KS3
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World War 1 Project Website suited to KS3

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https://sites.google.com/hotmail.com/historyzonewithmrsajhankinson/home This is a self contained website that students could use to create a project on World War 1. There are embedded videos, suggested themes and activities and links to external suitable websites, Not too much and not too little- just enough. It is ready for use now, but I am always tinkering so it will be added to I suspect. It is free of charge CC by sharealike. The chapters are on a drop down from the home button etc. If you like it please leave positive feedback. https://sites.google.com/hotmail.com/historyzonewithmrsajhankinson/home/rationing
Resilient Role Models
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Resilient Role Models

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Explores the concept of risk and protective factors that impact on resilience. Uses TED talks freely available on Youtube to support learning. Has activities to support learning.