These are Grade descriptors for Grade 1 to 9. They explain all key terminology and are pupil friendly so they could be a classroom display.
They could also be adapted to use for marking.
Enjoy- Please review!
To describe Henry’s problems
To explain Henry’s problems and categorise them
To will make judgements as to the importance of the problems and make links between them
Starter: Key wives to label
Main: Venn diagram
Plenary: Agony Aunt
Lesson 6: BQ: Why were Castle important to William the Conqueror?
Can you describe the purpose of a castle.
Can you explain the advantages of a castle…
Can you evaluate the location of castles.
Starter: Security ideas for protection on desert island?
Main: Decision Making Game on where to build castle.
Plenary: Label diagram
Lesson 2: BQ: Who should be the King in 1066?
Can you describe the contenders for the throne in 1066?
Can you explain why they had a claim to the throne?
Can you evaluate who had the strongest claim to the throne?
Starter: Paper Chain
Main: Key Individuals on Paper Chain
GCSE Alert: How to answer an Int question.
Lesson 7: BQ: Can I create my own Bayeux Tapestry?
Can you describe what the Bayeux Tapestry showed.
Can you explain the purpose of the Bayeux Tapestry
Can you consolidate your knowledge of the Normans invasion
Starter: Image match up with key events
Main: Creation of Bayeaux Tapestry
Lesson 8: BQ: How did William control England?
Can you describe the different ways that William was able to control England.
Can you explain how the ways of control would be effective.
Can you analyse which technique of control would be the most effective.
Starter: Unjumble the BQ
Main: Card Sort of key ways.
Plenary: Test Quiz
Starter: Spot the difference
Main: Choice task- plot timeline
Plenary: GCSE 9-1 question.
To describe the events of the English Civil War
To explain how key events and successes and failures
To evaluate the reasons for Charles I losing.
Lesson 1: What is the Cold War?
Lesson 2: How did allies become enemies?
Lesson 3: Why did relations get worse during the Potsdam conference?
Lesson 4: Why did the aftermath of World War Two cause tension?
Lesson 5: Why were satellite states important?
Lesson 6: How important was the Iron Curtain speech?
Lesson 7: How to answer new spec with an assessment. (This has been by using the original template of the example spec)
All lessons include additional reading for Gifted and Talented: I have put this in a challenge folder.
I believe in active learning so there are: Sorting exercise/debate/active games etc.