World War One

World War One

A KS3 scheme of work that explores World War One. All lessons included starters, challenges and super challenges as well as differentiated tasks for different abilities. Lessons included are: 1. Causes of WW1 2. How soldiers were recruited 3. Why some people refused to fight 4. Life in the trenches 5. The Battle of the Somme 6. Was Haig the 'butcher of the Somme?' 7. Weapons used in WW1 8. Life on the Homefront 9. How surgery and medicine developed because of WW1 10.. Impact of WW1 11. Poetry in WW1 Lessons also practice key skills needed for the new GCSE, practicing inference questions, as well as explaining questions
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The significance of the Ridolfi, Throckmorton and Babington plots

The significance of the Ridolfi, Throckmorton and Babington plots

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.
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The British experience of warfare - Breadth 1 (changes in organising the military)

The British experience of warfare - Breadth 1 (changes in organising the military)

Breadth 1 lessons for the new A-Level 'The British experience of warfare 1790-1918'. This bundle of lessons covers 3/4 weeks worth of lesson time, along with numerous assessment points. There are two essay plans included in the bundle. I have used the 'Edexcel A Level History. Paper 3 The British Experience of Warfare C1790-1918 by Rick Rogers, Brian Williams',, however, I can scan and email the pages if you need to.
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The British experience of warfare - Breadth 2 (changes in the role of the people)

The British experience of warfare - Breadth 2 (changes in the role of the people)

Breadth 2 lessons for the new A-Level 'The British experience of warfare 1790-1918'. This bundle of lessons covers 3/4 weeks worth of lesson time, along with numerous assessment points. I have used the 'Edexcel A Level History. Paper 3 The British Experience of Warfare C1790-1918 by Rick Rogers, Brian Williams',, however, I can scan and email the pages if you need to. Included in this bundle is a lesson on technical innovations and how the role of the people changed from 1790 to 1918. There are also numerous assessment points
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The Stuarts

The Stuarts

A scheme of work ideal for KS3 exploring the Stuarts. All lessons included starters, differentiated activities for different ability pathways, alongside challenges and super-challenges for each task. Lessons also include exam questions that will help students prepare for the new demands of the GCSE. Lessons include: 1. Was James I a good King? 2. The Gunpowder Plot - were the Catholics framed? 3. Problems facing Charles I 4. Causes of the English Civil War 5. Soldiers of the English Civil War 6. Battles of the English Civil War 7. Should Charles I be executed? 8. What did Cromwell ban? 9. Cromwell - curse of Ireland? 10. Oliver Cromwell - hero or villain? 11. The Restoration 12. The Great Fire of London 13. Assessment preparation lesson 14. Assessment
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Why did Philip II launch the Spanish Armada?

Why did Philip II launch the Spanish Armada?

A lesson ideal for the new 9-1 Edexcel GCSE Elizabeth course. This lesson looks at the reasons for the launch of the Armada, the events, and the reasons for the defeat. It also looks at the significance of the victory for Elizabeth. Ends with a 12 mark question, with a model answer for students to annotate.
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The Battle of Hastings

The Battle of Hastings

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- Revision lesson and assessment, along with marking grid 6 - Feedback lesson on the assessment with model answers for students to improve their work Various resources for each lessons all differentiated, each activity includes a challenge and a super challenge. Graded outstanding in an observation. Assessments follow the new GCSE criteria
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The Rise of the Nazis

The Rise of the Nazis

Ideal for the new Edexcel GCSE History course, a bundle for the whole of specification point 2. Includes lessons resources, learning objectives and exam questions for the majority of the lessons
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What were the causes and significance of the Northern Earls Revolt

What were the causes and significance of the Northern Earls Revolt

A double lesson ideal for the new Edexcel 9-1 Elizabeth GCSE course, looking at the causes and significance of the Northern Earls Revolt. Requires the blue Edexcel GCSE (9-1) early Elizabethan England textbook (p.41-45). Includes a worksheet on the key players, and an exam question to consolidate understanding.
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Problems Elizabeth I faced - GCSE

Problems Elizabeth I faced - GCSE

A PowerPoint looking at the problems Elizabeth I faced on her accession from home to abroad. Offers students the opportunity to research and find links between the factors, before prioritizing them. Also includes a homework 12 mark exam question
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Elizabeth I's accession

Elizabeth I's accession

A lesson aimed at the new Edexcel GCSE Elizabeth I course, looking at the situation on Elizabeth's succession and how the government in structured. Ideal as an introduction lesson to the course. Includes resources.
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Life in Medieval towns and villages

Life in Medieval towns and villages

A lesson ideal for KS3 that looks at life in Medieval villages and towns. Two separate lessons including starters, challenges and super challenges on each slide. An ideal set of lessons for an introduction to Medieval life.
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Elizabeth I - Plots and revolts at home

Elizabeth I - Plots and revolts at home

This bundle covers the whole of specification point 2.1 of the new 9-1 Edexcel Elizabeth course - Plots and Revolts at home. Includes the Northern Earls Revolt, Ridolfi, Throckmorton and Babington plots, as well as the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots and the significance of Walsingham's use of spies.
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Relations with Spain - GCSE Elizabeth I

Relations with Spain - GCSE Elizabeth I

This lesson (will probably take 3 lessons), looks at relations with Spain (Specification point 2.2 on new 9-1 Edexcel Elizabeth course). Students will examine a number of different reasons for worsening relations including the deaths of William of Orange and the Duke of Alencon. Students will also look at Elizabeth's foreign policy aims, and the voyages of Drake. Ends with students consolidating their knowledge through a 16 mark question.
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Elizabethan society

Elizabethan society

A resource that is ideal for the start of the Edexcel unit 2 course on Early Elizabethan England. Includes a table worksheet and a homework activity.
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