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If you believe you can't you are right, but YOU CAN if YOU BELIEVE YOU CAN. All students have the ability to learn if they are engaged.
Conflict in Europe 1935 to 1945  Essay Pack HSC Preparation 12 Modern History

Conflict in Europe 1935 to 1945 Essay Pack HSC Preparation 12 Modern History

12 Modern History HSC preparation pack - how to build strong essays with Germany National Study Example + Comprhensive essay prepartion and ideas/sources for Conflict in Europe 1935 to 1945 topic. Students can use these to revise, plan essays and write practice essays in preparation for the Trial HSC and HSC exam to develop their skills and optimise their potential HSC marks. Cheap price because TES now allows lower pricing (when before it didn’t)- quality resource that is worth way more and will save you hours of work- I am setting a low price because I am just not after making a profit-more about collegiality (only wish to gain enough revenue to fund my purchases on TES).
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Ancient Egypt Food and Food Tasting Hands-on Learning Activity

Ancient Egypt Food and Food Tasting Hands-on Learning Activity

Information and worksheet based learning activity about the foods of the ancient Egyptians. Do this in conjunction with food tasting for a highly memorable and enjoyable lesson for your students. Obviously, be aware of food allergies though and check/warn as appropriate. You should also hand out paper towel and give strict instructions that food disliked should be wrapped in this and put in the bin/insist on students being clean and tidy. Suggestions for foods for them to taste include Egyptian-style foods such as boiled barley grains, chickpeas (cooked or tinned), flat bread, watermelon, cucumber, fresh dates (some chopped for those who only want to try a little- ***care with the seeds*** and homus dip (while we don't have recipes from ancient Egypt it is probable they ate something similar to homus ). After they have tried the dates, tell them the (true) story that Egyptians trained baboons to pick their dates). Finish with the statement that poor Egyptians would have eaten whatever they could catch from the Nile including frogs and snakes if they were desperate and ask if anyone would like to try these foods (see how many hands pop up; student adventurousness if often a surprise). Then pull out some lolly frogs and snakes for them to finish with. Categories
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Feudalism in Shogunate Japan/Structure of Society in Shogun Japan  and Literacy Activity

Feudalism in Shogunate Japan/Structure of Society in Shogun Japan and Literacy Activity

Feudal Japan lesson activities with full resources for Year 8 History Shogun Japan topic. Includes detailed lesson plan and instructions full resources and activities with an emphasis on teaching to diversity with a a literacy focus. You can purchase the resources here as is for the feudalism/structure of society aspects of Shogun era Japan or purchase them in the comprehensive whole unit of work bundle at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/depth-study-asia-and-the-pacific-world-shogun-japan-whole-unit-of-work-parts-1-and-2-bundle-11492921
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Medieval Shogunate Japan

Medieval Shogunate Japan

Medieval Shogunate resources for Year 8 History including -A range of lesson information and activities for geography, religion, structure of society, samurai culture etc. (I also use other resources to cover other aspects of the topic not posted here because they are the work of others) Quality,effective and detailed work but provided without charge in the interest of collegiality. But for a complete unit of work that is far more detailed, engaging, unique, effective and comprehensive, you can also check out my premium Shogun Japan unit of work- much better than this one, different resources and much more detailed, varied, unique and effective- search 'gcmem' or 'Year 8 History Depth Study Asia and the Pacific World Shogun Japan COMPREHENSIVE Whole Unit of Work Parts 1 and 2 Bundle' athttps://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/depth-study-asia-and-the-pacific-world-shogun-japan-whole-unit-of-work-parts-1-and-2-bundle-11492921 also includes program and assessment task and much much more- 49 resource and activity files are included in the bundle and includes a bonus instant lesson on Attila the Hun. I like to offer most resources free (as I said above in the interest of collegiality), but this one is well worth the fair fee as it is weeks of quality work, completely unique and is a complete unit of work with lots of options for teacher choice and to teach to diversity. Also has a strong emphasis on literacy and numeracy. If you buy one of my resources, it helps me to pay for resources I buy on TES.
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The Gift of the Nile in Ancient Egypt

The Gift of the Nile in Ancient Egypt

Information and related activities and worksheet that look at the role of the Nile River in allowing Egyptians to settle and build their civilisation. It also looks at the various ways in which ancient Egyptians used the Nile.
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Year 8 History Depth Study Asia & the Pacific World Shogun Japan COMPREHENSIVE  Whole Unit of Work Parts 1 & 2 Bundle

Year 8 History Depth Study Asia & the Pacific World Shogun Japan COMPREHENSIVE Whole Unit of Work Parts 1 & 2 Bundle

8 History Depth Study Asia and the Pacific World – Shogun Japan Complete Unit of Work- fully resourced including assessment task, differentiation for diverse learning needs and literacy and spelling focus. You get: 49 COMPREHENSIVE RESOURCE FILES ARE INCLUDED IN THIS UNIT OF WORK BUNDLE! -Comprehensive (extensive actually) and fully resourced whole unit of work -Detailed but easy to follow scope and sequence and teaching program that is fully editable and aligned to the Australian Curriculum Syllabus -Effective and detailed/engaging assessment task with differentiation, scaffolds and resources -Detailed lesson plans & instructions & worksheets with choices & alternatives provided; aligned to the Australian Curriculum Syllabus -All lessons editable and adaptable to suit your own needs & preferences. -A flexible approach to learning is the focus of the unit with emphasis on teaching real-world skills, curiosity and love of learning -Inclusion of wider priorities such as spelling, comprehension, numeracy, ICT and literacy in addition to the history content with lots of ideas for effective teaching -Includes a wide variety of teaching and learning activities to keep it interesting, creative and engaging -Ready to use resources for simple but highly effective instant lessons (an instant unit in fact). -Significant value for money and a great time saver; well worth the moderate price to save you literally hours/weeks/days of work. You could literally download this Sunday night and teach it Monday morning with no preparation (teachers- you deserve a break). - All resources of author’s creation and any images used are images available in Creative Commons or are author’s own creation so be assured any copyright obligations in this regard are also covered. -Some links are provided to websites that are in the public domain to use as a supplement to learning, when using this full credit should be given to their creators. These are optional extras included in addition to the comprehensive resources here in this unit. Bonus History skills test included in the bundle For a preview of the quality of my lessons to assure yourself this unit of work is worth the fair fee (under-priced if anything) , you can check out my many free resource available here on TES (search ‘gcmem’)- constructive reviews appreciated. I prefer to offer most of my lesson materials free of charge, but do add some premium resources such as this one to help fund my own purchase of lessons on the site. This comprehensive unit of work is literally weeks and weeks of work in creating programs, quality detailed and varied lesson plans and resources and is well worth the small fee to save you time.
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romanov bundle

romanov bundle

Decline and Fall of the Romanov Dynasty. Includes wordbank activity + Nicholas as an autocrat and Alexi's haemophilia + source analysis. Modern History Decline and fall of the Romanovs topic
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Year 10  History Rights and Freedoms Assessment Task

Year 10 History Rights and Freedoms Assessment Task

RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS ASSESSMENT TASK YR 10 HISTORY. Quality formal assessment task based on a '42 grid system' Blooms Taxonomy and levels of cognition with considerable student choices based on choices of points activities. Caters to a wide range of ability levels from special learning needs to extension options for gifted & talented and caters to a wide range of preferred learning styles. This has proven a very successful assessment in terms of student engagement, level of completion and success with the task. Easy marking guide also included. Highlighted areas can be adapted to suit your local context. Very high quality assessment that took hours and hours to create so well worth the low fee to save you time. It also ties in with the 'ALARM' (A Learning & Responding Matrix) model if you are familiar with this.
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Freedom Rides Australia Role Play Activity Yr 10 History: Rights and Freedoms Topic

Freedom Rides Australia Role Play Activity Yr 10 History: Rights and Freedoms Topic

Fun & engaging role play based learning activity Yr 10 History. FREEDOM RIDES AUSTRALIA, RIGHTS & FREEDOMS TOPIC. This activity engages even the most disengaged students and they will remember what they learn about for a long time because of the role-play/fun way of learning. Set up the classroom like 'bus seats'. Put the SAFA sign on the 'bus'. Wear an interesting hat & greet students at the door with a handshake/welcome them/thank them for being a part of the Freedom Ride. Teacher acts as bus driver/narrator/explain. Various reading parts for students (who love doing 'newsreader voice' etc.). Related worksheet to complete along the' journey'. Teacher to focus on what happened in each town, why, significance etc to immerse students in the experience. A very high quality & engaging learning activity well worth the low fee to save you time in creating a productive lesson (took hours to put together) + it works really well in practice & disengaged students who did it ages ago still remember it. Display images on PowerPoint etc. as a guide and supplement as you go. Enjoy!
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Viking Shields Hands-on History creating & learning Activity

Viking Shields Hands-on History creating & learning Activity

Designed and used with great success for Year 8 History but suitable for students a bit older or younger also. Fun, creative, purposeful, engaging- great as an end of term/year project. Will take 3-6 lessons depending on length of lessons and the student cohort/needs. Full instructions plus worksheet, reflection/evaluation and lots of images of other student work to inspire.
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Viking Wanted Poster and Poster Planning Activity

Viking Wanted Poster and Poster Planning Activity

A fun and engaging activity for Yr 8 History (or possibly English). Students learn and think about aspects of Viking culture and history including names, weapons and raids. This activity involves planning and then creating a Viking wanted poster with each individual student as the wanted character. With a photo of each student for them to put into the poster, they will love it. With planning and creating the final product, this will fill a lesson or 3 and keep students on task. This is a fully editable resource that you can adapt to your own needs as required & is worth the low price to save you time. Updated 11/11/16 to correct a couple of 'typos'.
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Vikings Assessment Task- 8 History

Vikings Assessment Task- 8 History

Assessment task 8 History Vikings topic- choice of options to be submitted in increments. "Mainstream" + Modified version for literacy and other learning support needs also included. A very successful assessment task in my experience due to weekly increments and nature of task encourages a high level of completion (plus it gets away from the problem of kids just regurgitating Internet stuff as it requires application of understanding rather than just research). I also usually ask for a draft copy, provide feedback and then expect an improved final version to be submitted (all about high expectations and encouraging success & achievement). Australian curriculum- syllabus criteria included. Word versions so you can adjust details to your local context. Quality assessment task that is well worth the small price to save you a lot of time.
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7 Ancient Egypt Assessment Task

7 Ancient Egypt Assessment Task

Ancient Egypt assessment includes Travel Journal creation based on research and in-class extended response. Full task plus marking rubrics and modified tasks included along with lots of ideas and samples for the Travel Journal.
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