KS3 appropriate - great judgement lesson with exams skills
KS3 lesson on how the discoveries at Sutton Hoo tell us about how the Anglo-Saxons lived. Students are using their inference skills. Easily adaptable
Suitable for KS3/KS4/KS5 curriculum - easily adaptable across the age/ability levels. All lessons provided with HA and LA PowerPoints and resources/worksheets. Knowledge Organiser (for use in homework) and Knowledge Organiser tests also provided. Assessments/assessment preparation lessons are also provided. Scheme of Work lessons: 1. How do objects found at Sutton Hoo help historians to learn more about the Anglo-Saxons? 2. How did Christianity change Anglo-Saxon England? 3. Why did Vikings raid England? 4. Do the Vikings deserve their bloodthirsty reputation? 5. Was Alfred the Great really so great? 6. Mini Assessment and Knowledge Test 7. Why is Anglo Saxon England known as the Dark Ages? 8. Why is 10th Century England seen as the Anglo-Saxon Golden Age? 9. Assessment Preparation 10. Assessment (+sentence starters) All individual lessons are available on my TES page
A great homework activity, cover work or home learning worksheet. The students have to research Joan of Arc using the links at the bottom of the page to complete the acivities. Meanwhile she are a great way to broaden students’ understanding of the topic they are studying.
lesson based on the reasons the Nazis lost WW2 with a focus on D-Day, Stalingrad, Nazi resources and Hitler's leadership. well resourced with primary and secondary sources, videos, map and pictures. suitable for KS3 - easily adapted at KS4/KS5 and all abilities.
KS3 lesson on how the conversion to Christianity changed England. Inference skills, judgement skills. Easily adaptable
September 2016 Edexcel Paper 3 - Weimar and Nazi Germany. 8 Mark Question. How useful are sources A & B in your enquiry into… Question mat which highlights the ways to answer the question effectively with a mark scheme.
Impact of the Black Death assessment. Resources available: assessment peer marking sheet marking codes available to reduce marking
New Edexcel History GCSE topic: Anglo-Saxon and Norman England A3 sheet that allows students to revise the main topics of the Normanisation of England. Broken down into the subcategories needed. Easily used across the ability ranges, and easily adapted if you need.
SOW and booklet based on Democracy and Suffrage between 1800-1884. Focus on how men won the vote in the 19th Century. Lots if interpretations, sources, literacy tasks. Strong resources, and lessons to accompany. Knowledge Organiser and homework tasks. Lessons: Why did the people of Britain begin to protest for a more representative government at the start of the 19th Century? What do the events of Peterloo reveal about British Democracy at the start of the 19th Century? To what extent does the ‘Great Reform Act’ of 1832 deserve its name? What did democracy mean to the people of the Chartist movement in the early 19th Century? How democratic was Britain by 1884?
Year 8 lesson focusing on the causes of the Industrial Revolution - embedding GCSE skills at KS3 (focus on new Edexcel specification) They have to work as a pair to pick the top 9 causes, then rank them in a diamond nine. Answer 1 paragraph on a ‘How far do you agree…?’ question. easily adaptable for LA and MA
First lesson in SOW that focuses on who Henry was when he became King in 1509, with detailed information, videos etc. suitable for KS3 - easily adaptable for KS4 and all abilities
Suitable for KS3 and easily adaptable for HA, MA & LA Focuses on the reasons why the Black Death spread so quickly and easily across Britain. The students create a leaflet in groups and then create a rap to explain why it spread so quickly and easily.
KS3 History Lesson focussing on how significant Harriet Tubman was. The students do a GCSE style question based on making inferences from a source - this is tailored to the higher ability, so may need to be differentiated (which is easily done) The students then use bowling pins to work out how significant Harriet Tubman was based on criteria given. Then the students will answer a ‘do you agree?’ question Fully resourced and easy to follow.
KS3 Lesson which can be easily adapted to KS4/KS5 and across all exam boards. Full lesson with resources focussing on should the Anglo-Saxon period be known as the Dark Ages Lesson focusses: What the Dark Ages mean Judgement lesson with sources and graphs to track how dark the Dark Ages actually work. Group or pair work
Lesson focussing on the black experience in America after the Civil War up till the Second World War. It covers the Jim Crow Laws and life in the South for African Americans. Primary and Secondary sources are used for students to categorise the different ways African Americans were discriminated against. Great for KS3 or KS4
KS3 lesson on how Hitler was able to conquer most of Europe by 1941. Activities include: Map skills - mapping out the German allies and the countries invaded. Blitzkrieg - studying how effective Blitzkrieg was. Suitable for KS3 & KS4 - and easily adapted to all abilities
KS3 History: How did the Blitz affect London? The lesson is originally planned for Year 8, but is easily adapted for any level. The lesson focusses on how the Blitz affected London, the students make their own Blitz textbook and fill it in with peer marking Videos included - fun interactive lesson