A lesson aimed at the new Edexcel 9-1 Elizabeth course (can be adapted for AQA), that looks at the events, causes and significance of the Ridolfi, Throckmorton and Babington plots. It includes a worksheet that is ideal for moving around the classroom as a carousel for students to acquire their knowledge. Also includes an exam question for students to consolidate their knowledge.
A short scheme of work ideal for KS3 students studying the Black Death. Lessons include:
- Symptoms of the Black Death
- Causes of the Black Death
- Cures for the Black Death
- How deadly the Black Death was
Each lesson has differentiated activities, and also challenge/super challenge activities for higher ability students.
A lesson ideal for KS3, focusing on the events of the Great Fire of London, the causes, and consequences of the Fire. Uses sources and higher level thinking skills for students to investigate this. Includes challenge and super challenge activities throughout.
This resource is ideal for the new 9-1 Edexcel GCSE. This lesson looks at the increased tension in Berlin, the refugee crisis, and the impact the Berlin Wall had on the superpower relations. Includes an exam narrative account for students to consolidate their knowledge.
A lesson ideal for the new Edexcel GCSE scheme of work, this lesson (will probably take around 3 hours to do), looks at the causes, events, and consequences of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Includes an 8 mark exam question for students to consolidate their knowledge.
A very detailed scheme of work exploring the Battle of Hastings and the implications for England after the Battle of Hastings;
1- Who had the strongest claim to the throne in 1066?
1 - What happened at Stamford Bridge
2 - Who had the strongest army?
3- The events of the Battle of Hastings
4- Why did William win the Battle of Hastings?
5- Domesday book
6 - Feudal system
7- 2 x assessments (one on the Battle of Hastings and one on control of England)
8 - How did King William II die
Various resources for each lessons. Graded outstanding in an observation. Enough for 7 weeks worth of work - whole half term scheme of work. Assessments follow the new GCSE criteria
This bundle features all of the lessons required for the new Edexcel 9-1 GCSE course (Superpower relations and the Cold War, 1941-1991).
Includes lessons on the following:
- Early tensions between East and West
- The development of the Cold War
- The Cold war intensifies
- Revision lesson
- Berlin 1958-1963
- The Cuban Missile Crisis
- Czechoslovakia, 1968-1969
- Attempts to reduce tensions between 1969-1979
- Flashpoints in the Cold War
- Collapse of communism in Eastern Europe
All lessons are intended for a double lesson and include key words, differentiated activities and exam questions. There is also 10 question quizzes for each lesson (with answers), to ensure subject knowledge is tested regularly.
Each lesson/resource sells individually for between £2-£3, so grab yourself a bargain and save yourself lots of planning time!
A scheme of work ideal for KS3 that looks at a number of key events:
- Should Charles I be executed?
- What did Cromwell ban?
- Crush of Ireland
- Was Cromwell a hero or villain?
- What was the Restoration?
- Who was to blame for the Great Fire of London
- Assessment and marking grid
Based on the new GCSE style questions; each lesson includes challenge activities and differentiated resources throughout.
An excellent workbook that takes students through pressure groups in the USA. Looks at all aspects of the AQA specification including comparisons with political parties, roles and functions, and what makes pressure groups successful. Includes all past exam questions and also some additional reading on PACs. Can be tweaked to be used on the Edexcel course too. A really useful resource for students studying A-Level Politics.
A lesson ideal for an introduction into how important the church was in Medieval England. Students are asked to decide the importance of church today, and then compare it to Medieval England. Students will complete an inference question on the doom painting, as well as looking at a card sort into the power of the church in Medieval England. An opportunity for some extended writing to summarize the learning, with support sheets included for weaker students.
A lesson ideal for the new 9-1 GCSE course looking at why the Cold War came to an end, focusing on the collapse of the Soviet control in Eastern Europe. Includes differentiated tasks and challenges throughout, as well as an exam question
A series of lessons ideal for KS3, that looks at who Thomas Becket was, the story behind his death, and who was responsible for the death of Becket. Plenty of extended writing opportunities, with support provided. Differentiated activities throughout. If all activities are completed, the two lessons will take 3-4 lessons.
A lesson ideal for the new Edexcel 9-1 GCSE History course. This double lesson looks at the key flash-points in superpower relations looking at key events like;
- Soviet invasion of Afghanistan
- Olympic boycotts
- Reagan and SDI
Students consolidate their knowledge through an exam question looking at the importance of the invasion of Afghanistan for relations between the USA and the Soviet Union
A lesson ideal for KS3 (could be adapted for KS4) that looks at the reasons behind the Wall Street Crash and the consequences of it. Students will consolidate their knowledge by answering a 'narrative account' question (featured on the new GCSE specifications), this lesson guides them through this. Differentiated activities throughout, alongside challenge tasks.
A lesson ideal for the new 9-1 Edexcel GCSE (adaptable to other exam boards) that looks at the period of detente, and steps that were taken to improve relations between East and West. Differentiated activities throughout; challenge and super challenge activities included.
A comprehensive revision resource looking at Edexcel Unit 1 - People and Politics;
Gives students activities to do as well throughout, and key terms
A series of lessons looking at how far everyone in America benefited from the Roaring Twenties. Each lessons focuses on a different group e.g. women, black Americans and workers/farmers. Students will be collating information for/against, before reaching an overall conclusion for each lesson. At the end of the three lessons, students will be answering a new style GCSE question on how far everyone benefited from the roaring twenties, to consolidate knowledge (a good assessment point). Includes differentiated activities, worksheets and source work.