A simple feedback sheet that should help save you time when marking any GCSE mock exams. The sheet is easily adaptable to the topics you are studying. You just highlight the strengths and weaknesses of the student's performance then give them up to 3 actions to complete as areas of improvement.
An advice sheet for answering 4 and 12 mark questions for the new Crime and Punishment topic. Also included a mock exam which has been taken from the Edexcel sample papers online and converted into a printable A4 document.
The first 6 lessons of the Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Crime and Punishment paper. Topics included are: Introductory lesson, Anglo Saxon crime, punishment and law enforcement, Norman England, the role of the Church and local communities, and a 16 mark essay question.
A full lesson that includes a group activity exploring the changing nature of crime, punishment and justice in the period 1700-1900 with a focus on smuggling, highway robbery and poaching. Lesson Objective: To understand the role of industrialisation and urbanisation on the changing nature of crimes against the person, property and authority.
Two lessons covering the Anglo-Saxon justice system and its changing nature after the Norman Conquest. Includes the creation of summary cards on Anglo-Saxon law enforcement such as the Wergild, tithings, the hue and cry and trial by ordeal. The picture activity uses the old crime and punishment SHP book.
A full lesson using the Pearson textbook asking students to think about the links between the French revolution, the industrial revolution and the tolpuddle martyrs. Students will then consider what happened to the martyrs and the consequences of this. One option is to consolidate this information with designing an obituary to the martyrs followed by a 12 mark exam question.
A lesson graded as outstanding in a Performance Management lesson. Explores the role of the Church in administering justice in the medieval period through church courts, benefit of the clergy and offering sanctuary.
A 9-1 GCSE lesson for the Crime and Punishment topic. The lesson covers how punishments have changed from 1900 to present, including the abolition of the death penalty and a case study of Derek Bentley. Use the Edexcel textbook to help students understand and make notes on Borstals and modern technological advancements such as electronic tagging and DNA. You could follow up with a 16 mark question: 'The main reason punishments changed in the 20th century was due to technological advancement.' How far do you agree with this statement? Students could compare technology to changes in attitudes and improvements in policing.
2 GCSE lessons covering an introduction to the Early Elizabethan England topic and Society and government in 1558. Students will investigate Elizabeth's upbringing and explore what this reveals about the type of queen she would be. In the 2nd lesson, students will understand the social hierarchy of Elizabethan England, how her government functioned and the importance of each role. Resources are on the PowerPoint and/or attached separately. The lesson makes use of the Edexcel textbook.
A series of lessons covering the period 1500-1700. Each lesson can be roughly split into crime, punishment and law enforcement. Also includes a 'pub quiz' recapping the Middle Ages and a 12 mark exam question. All key elements of the Edexcel specification are included in this PowerPoint, such as the causes of crime, religious turmoil and vagabondage.
A full lesson with the aim to understand what transportation was and why it was introduced. The PowerPoint is self-explanatory and does not need any other additional resources. It should give students a detailed understanding of how transportation worked in acting as a deterrent, as well as the reasons why it eventually came to an end.
History introduction lesson to the Edexcel 9-1 Paper 1 Crime and Punishment topic. Includes a course outline, activities on the nature of crime and methods of punishment and a case study of Derek Bentley.
A lesson that focuses on changes in attitudes towards crime and punishment that occurred between the Anglo-Saxon and Norman times. Includes an activity to identify each crime as either rational, superstitious, violent or peaceful. This is then followed by an exam question and a modeled answer. I used the Edexcel Pearson textbook for students to read about the different crimes and punishments
Lesson 6 of Paper 1 Crime and Punishment topic. This lesson introduces students to a 16 mark question. A series of activities are included to encourage students to start thinking about the changing responsibility of administering justice in the period 1000-1500. This then links to answering a 16 mark question on the role of local communities.