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Need to provide an engaging differentiated Key Stage 3 or MYP History course or lesson that includes a scheme of work, presentation materials, resources and workbooks as well as tracking the progress of every single student regardless of SEN or LEX need? We understand and can help.
Causes of the Black Death
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Causes of the Black Death

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Its 1348 and a new disease is killing people in huge numbers but what is the cause? Find out what people thought caused the Black Death, and what these ideas say about belief, medicine and prejudice in the Medieval world. Find out what actually happened by engaging in individual or group work to identify the causes of the plague from different perspectives. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to inquire using different perspectives. It focuses on gathering and synthesizing information to reach a series of justified conclusions depending on the perspective used. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
Battle of Hastings - Source Analysis
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Battle of Hastings - Source Analysis

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It is 1066 and two armies are drawn up around Senlac Hill ready to fight for the crown of England. Find out what actually happened using a comparative analysis of primary sources, and also find out how Harold actually died. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and iis ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to run a source driven enquiry to find out what really happened at the Battle of Hastings by comparing the leading historical accounts of the Battle. It focuses on using perspective to understand why different authors might create different narratives. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
Self Study Workbook: What is Christianity
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Self Study Workbook: What is Christianity

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Student Self Study Guide on understanding Christianity. Contents This self study booklet helps students to investigate what Christianity is and what Christians believe? Students will start to investigate Christianity. Using an information sheet to start they will inquire into Christianity’s origins, beliefs, traditions and practices. Ultimately they will synthesize their information into a short introduction to the religion. Structure of the book Welcome to the History Excel Work Book. This book is designed for self study and can be used for homework or for independent study in class. The work book contains a simple introduction to the topic, resource packet, work task, extension and reflection questions and a self test with answer key. SEN Each task in the workbook can be varied by complexity and volume of work making it suitable for use with both SEN and LEx students.
What is Christianity?
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What is Christianity?

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In one of the most powerful Empires of the world, the Roman Empire, a new religion is rising that will spread across the world. That religion is Christianity. But what is this new religion? Where does it come from, what are its ideas and what do Christians actually do? Find out as you summarize this religion in either a postcard or poster for someone who does not know about the religion. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to gather and synthesize information, there is a simplified guide to the religion for SEN and ESL students to use. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
What were the cures for the Black Death?
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What were the cures for the Black Death?

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Many new ideas were emerging during the Black Death that led to a range of cures. Learn how science, religion and magic all competed to cure the Black Death, and with what results. This lesson includes a visit to an apothecary. Use different perspectives in individual or group work to identify who could cure the plague. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to gather and synthesize information to reach a series of justified conclusions. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
How and why do cities change over time?
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How and why do cities change over time?

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Three of the biggest and best known cities in the world are Hong Kong, London and Mexico City. Students will inquire as to how these cities developed, and understand what circumstances were unique in helping to forge each city. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to apply an synthesize their own knowledge. A scaffold for writing an answer tot his specific question is provided for SEN and ESL students to use. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
What is the Buddhist Middle Way?
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What is the Buddhist Middle Way?

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The Middle Way forms the foundation of Buddhist thought. In this inquiry students will find out what the Middle Way is, and will be able to apply these ideas to daily life in Buddhist India before considering how the ideas affect us. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to gather and apply information to a made up case study. There is a simplified guide to the religion for SEN and ESL students to use. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
Why did the Peasant Revolt Start in 1381
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Why did the Peasant Revolt Start in 1381

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Why are the peasants so unhappy in 1381? In this lesson revisit a medieval village for the last time to find out what socio-economic problems the villagers have and what they intend to do about them. The Peasants Revolt starts. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and iis ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to collect and analyse information on a single site for the purposes of understanding what stresses villagers were under in 1381 that may have lead them to revolt. The focus is on gathering and analysing research. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
Self Study Workbook: What is Hinduism
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Self Study Workbook: What is Hinduism

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*Student Self Study Guide on Hinduism. * Contents This self study booklet helps students to investigate Hinduism. Using an information sheet to start they will inquire into Hinduism origins, beliefs, traditions and practices. Ultimately they will synthesize their information into a short introduction to the religion. All pages of the resource are pictured. Structure of the book Welcome to the History Excel Work Book. This book is designed for self study and can be used for homework or for independent study in class. The work book contains a simple introduction to the topic, resource packet, work task, extension and reflection questions and a self test with answer key. SEN Each task in the workbook can be varied by complexity and volume of work making it suitable for use with both SEN and LEx students.
Contours - Showing Height on Maps
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Contours - Showing Height on Maps

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Students will understand why maps are not 3D; by the end of the lesson students will understand contours and be able to create cross sections of land formations using a series landscapes to reconstruct and evaluate journeys. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use Students will learn the language and concepts associated with using contours. They will work on transects and ultimately will be able to create a journey transect themselves. Students will also be tested with comprehension questions about contours on an unseen map. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
Compass, Cardinal Points, Angles and Navigation
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Compass, Cardinal Points, Angles and Navigation

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You will learn how a compass works. You will understand what magnetic north is, and how it is used to navigate using cardinal points and angles. Then you will apply your knowledge to a trip across the Roman Empire. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson will introduce students to the concept of a compass, why it works, and what magnetic north, cardinal points and angles are. This knowledge will then be applied to a journey across the Roman Empire. A conceptual understanding test is also included. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
What are maps and why are they different?
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What are maps and why are they different?

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The world is portrayed in many different types of maps, and students will find out why this is so. They will look at different types of maps to learn why each is useful, as well as why some features are common to most maps. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use Students will look at different types of maps. Students will learn how they are similar and how they are different, and why they are different. Students will apply this knowledge to a couple of unseen maps. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
What is Hinduism
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What is Hinduism

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There is a new religion spreading across India called Hinduism. But what is this religion, where does it come from, what are its ideas and what do Hindu’s actually do, where and how do they worship? Find out as you summarize this religion in either a postcard of poster for someone who does not know about the religion. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use This lesson is designed to encourage students to gather and synthesize information, there is a simplified overview of the religion for SEN and ESL students to use. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
Self Study Workbook: What is Buddhism?
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Self Study Workbook: What is Buddhism?

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Student Self Study Guide on Defining Places. Contents This self study booklet helps students to investigate what Buddhism is and what Buddhists believe? Students will start to investigate Buddhism. Using an information sheet to start they will inquire into Buddhism’s origins, beliefs, traditions and practices. Ultimately they will synthesize their information into a short introduction to the religion. Structure of the book Welcome to the History Excel Work Book. This book is designed for self study and can be used for homework or for independent study in class. The work book contains a simple introduction to the topic, resource packet, work task, extension and reflection questions and a self test with answer key. SEN Each task in the workbook can be varied by complexity and volume of work making it suitable for use with both SEN and LEx students.
History and Geography Skills Bundle - Maps; compass, grid ref., contours, scale, symbols, projections.
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History and Geography Skills Bundle - Maps; compass, grid ref., contours, scale, symbols, projections.

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Welcome to the History and Geography Skills bundle - Maps. This bundle teaches students everything they need to know to use maps effectively over 8 complete lessons. The bundle comprises 8 ppts, 8 lesson plans, 8 sets of resources, 8 worksheets, 8 comprehension tests totaling 40 documents in all, that investigate: Compasses, cardinal points, angles and how to navigate. How to use contours to show height on maps. How to use Grid References. Why we have different projections. How to use symbols to show information How time, space and place are shown on maps. Why there are different types of maps. How to use scale. Content This bundle includes 8 lessons. Each lesson contains 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). With this bundle you get 40 documents to use in your teaching. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
Map Bias and Projections
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Map Bias and Projections

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Using different projections of the world students will be asked how reality can be portrayed in different ways. They will understand why different projections are used and the problems and advantages that come with portraying a 3D world in 2D. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use Students will be introduced to a series of different map projections, along with the reasons for their differences. They will then engage in a work task to evaluate what projection is most suitable for a particular task before evaluating the usefulness of a range of projections in real life situations. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
Map Symbols and Keys and how to use them
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Map Symbols and Keys and how to use them

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Students will understand why map makers use abstract symbols to show different types of information, and will become familiar with some common symbols. Students will also create and use their own map symbols. Content This lesson is designed to work with MYP, KS3, NCSS standards and is ready to go straight out the box. This lesson includes the following files; 1) Powerpoint presentation, 2) Resource sheets, 3) worksheets, 4) comprehension test, 5) a lesson plan (MYP aligned). How to Use Students will be taught what kinds of symbols are used on a map, and why symbols are used on a map. Students will have to apply their knowledge to an interpretation of a Qin map. They will then be tested on their understanding of different OS map symbols. This lesson can run either as an individual task or a group activity. A model lesson structure is outlined in the lesson plan. This also provides actively provides opportunities for SEN and LEx differentiation. Who Should Buy This This lesson can be used by anyone, but it is designed to be taught out of the box. It is best suited to a new teacher or a teacher who wants everything done with no input from themselves. I strongly advise looking at the units bundles if you want to build on each lessons topics sequentially. If you are a more experienced teacher then check out the resource packs for use in history lessons. Feedback Please comment positively and negatively on this resource if you download it. I revise resources using the feedback I get so you get a resource that works better for you.
China 1934-1989: Thought Reform
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China 1934-1989: Thought Reform

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CURRICULUM This free lesson is for Yr.10 IGCSE and GCSE Topic : China 1934-1989. The key question (inquiry) is: How was “Thought Reform” implemented? This lesson should follow on from the topic: 1st Five Year Plan. Previous knowledge that can be referred to in the inquiry for the lesson : Knowledge of the Agrarian Reform Law and 1st Five Year Plan and the move towards lower and higher stage co-operatives. CONTENTS This lesson contains: a detailed lesson plan including sequences, activities, objectives etc. printable worksheet Powerpoint. All resources can be edited.
China 1934-89 What was Agrarian Reform?
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China 1934-89 What was Agrarian Reform?

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CURRICULUM This free lesson is for Yr.10 IGCSE and GCSE Topic : China 1934-1989. The key question (inquiry) is: What was the Agrarian Reform? This lesson should follow on from the topic:The Chinese Civil War. Previous knowledge that can be referred to in the inquiry for the lesson : The economic and agrarian problems faced by China at the end of the civil war in 1949. CONTENTS This lesson contains: a detailed lesson plan including sequences, activities, objectives etc. printable worksheet Powerpoint. All resources can be edited.
China 1934-89: What is a 5 year plan.
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China 1934-89: What is a 5 year plan.

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CURRICULUM This free lesson is for Yr.10 IGCSE and GCSE Topic : China 1934-1989. The key question (inquiry) is: What was the first 5 year plan? This lesson should follow on from the topic: Agrarian Reform Law. Previous knowledge that can be referred to in the inquiry for the lesson : Knowledge of the Agrarian Reform Law, lower and higher stage co-operatives. CONTENTS This lesson contains: a detailed lesson plan including sequences, activities, objectives etc. printable worksheet Powerpoint. All resources can be edited.