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10 BALL GAMES: SUBVERSIVE TEACHING IN 21ST CENTURY. We innovate, constantly. We see the extraordinary in the everyday. We know that real education is about feeding the soul, not just passing exams. We sometimes see children with problems, we don't see children as problems. We re-draw the boundaries of the possible. We survive, despite the slings and arrows of outrageous policy. Freely sharing resources gives us time to do these things. Please help yourself, and play on.

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10 BALL GAMES: SUBVERSIVE TEACHING IN 21ST CENTURY. We innovate, constantly. We see the extraordinary in the everyday. We know that real education is about feeding the soul, not just passing exams. We sometimes see children with problems, we don't see children as problems. We re-draw the boundaries of the possible. We survive, despite the slings and arrows of outrageous policy. Freely sharing resources gives us time to do these things. Please help yourself, and play on.
League of Nations Strengths & Weaknesses
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League of Nations Strengths & Weaknesses

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This exercise is designed to introduce students to the strengths &weaknesses of the structure, membership and powers of the LON. It is also designed to reinforce essay planning techniques. It is fairly straightforward. It starts off as a card sort of strengths and weaknesses. Students then have to categorise into the 3 areas, add an explanation to the description. It can be done as ICT or paper exercise. Assertions for the paragraphs and a conclusion can be added also to extend into total essay plan.
Life in the Trenches
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Life in the Trenches

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60 minute carousel: 6 x 10(ish) minute activities. All could be used as standalone activities, however. Objective is to introduce students to range of key information- what the trenches were like, the difference between the German and English, casualty rates, weaponry, who fought in the trenches, war at sea - without labouring over 'life in the trenches'
How to write an essay
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How to write an essay

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How I help students write essays, from KS3 to 6th form. I've tried to make it as much a step by step guide as I can. It is quite detailed, but has examples to clarify.
Appeasing HItler
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Appeasing HItler

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Varied tasks that introduce students to the reasons for appeasement and the impact of appeasement on Hitler’s foreign policy. Easily adaptable, and teacher notes included
Y8 Unit 3 SOW: Terrorist or Freedom Fighter?
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Y8 Unit 3 SOW: Terrorist or Freedom Fighter?

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Title: Whats the difference between a terrorist and a freedom fighter? Uses EISW as content. Half a term’s work. Assessment built in with AFL worksheet Please leave a comment if you use this resource, or email me if you can think of any improvements! Thanks
Mary Queen of Scots Story - Visual Memory Exercise
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Mary Queen of Scots Story - Visual Memory Exercise

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The teacher tells the story of Mary, Queen of Scots dramatically with visual supports. Then provides students with a jumbled chronology as consolidation, which can be stuck in their books, or collected in and a single sheet with the correct chronology on it provided (depending on the class!). Is designed to appeal to visual learners and develop listening skills for all. Is enjoyable and useful lesson and sets the context for the ‘what should Elizabeth do with Mary’ debate.
Russia GCSE
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Russia GCSE

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Full resources with teachers notes for teaching Lenin and Stalin’s Government. First activity in Stalin pack is adapted for GCSE from an A-level Thinking History activity.
League of Nations Abyssinia
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League of Nations Abyssinia

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Poem about the Italian invasion of Abyssinia plus additional factual material. Activity designed to generate knowledge about the Italian Invasion of Abyssinia, one of the 3 principle failures of the League in the 1930s (along with the Japanese invasion of Manchuria and the failure of the Disarmament Conference). Also included exam-style cartoon interpretation[Please note that any classification of this resource as related to the USA is generated by TES not me.]
Y8 Unit 2: Utility of Gladiator film
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Y8 Unit 2: Utility of Gladiator film

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Full title: How useful is the movie Gladiator for investigating the power of the Roman Army ? Extended source evaluation really. Half a term’s work (at 1.5hrs per week approx). Students look at the opening scenes of gladiator and identify the interpretation within the movie. They study the Roman Army and then compare their findings to the movie, concluding with a formal answer to exam style question on reliability/utility (adaptable).
Nazi Soviet Pact
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Nazi Soviet Pact

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6 clues to help students work out the reasons why Stalin and Hitler signed the Nazi-Soviet Pact. Most clues not very complicated but obviously they are clues, so will require some working out and teacher scaffolding to point students in the right direction
Why was the Roman Army so successful? Assessment Resource
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Why was the Roman Army so successful? Assessment Resource

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Full resource for teaching the unit that leads up to a levelled essay on the above topic. http://www.qca.org.uk/history/innovating/key3/planning/case_studies/case03/case03_yr7.htm#a considers this key focus question, although suggestion by QCA is of role play so understanding generated by speaking and listening exercises which then lead to written work. This is alternative.