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Engaging and challenging History resources for Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. Striving to produce well-balanced, well-paced, challenging and differentiated resources that cater to a variety of ages and ability levels.

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Engaging and challenging History resources for Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. Striving to produce well-balanced, well-paced, challenging and differentiated resources that cater to a variety of ages and ability levels.
Slavery - Slave Auctions
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Slavery - Slave Auctions

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***SALE*** - this resource is on sale at a reduced price. A lesson that forms part of a scheme of work on slavery. Contains: presentation with starter activity and plenary discussion high quality images and resources, ready to print from Microsoft PowerPoint Learning Objectives: describe the ways in which slaves were sold understand why some slaves were sold for higher prices than others explain how traders prepared slaves to maximise their profits
Skills in History - The Tollund Man
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Skills in History - The Tollund Man

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KS3 History resources: 50 mins-1 hour PP, worksheets, well differentiated. These resources have been designed to be engaging, detailed and easy to follow. All resources are editable (so easy to adapt for your classes) and are designed to last between fifty minutes and one hour each. ***SALE*** - this resource is on sale at a reduced price. A two-part, Year 7 lesson on the mystery of the Bog Man aka the Tollund Man. Focus on evaluating historical evidence to reach a judgement. Contains two presentations, a worksheet on evidence and a newspaper article worksheet allowing students to express their opinions on the mystery. Leave me a review and choose any other resource for free - just contact me via the Conversations tab.
The Stuarts - The Execution of Charles I
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The Stuarts - The Execution of Charles I

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***SALE*** - this resource is on sale at a reduced price. A lesson that forms part of a scheme of work on the Stuarts and the Civil War. Contains: presentation with starter activity and plenary discussion high quality images and resources, ready to print from Microsoft PowerPoint Learning Objectives: explore how Charles spent the last few hours of his life examine the details of his execution imagine what it was like to be there!
Second World War - The Blitz
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Second World War - The Blitz

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***SALE*** - this resource is on sale at a reduced price. Learning outcomes: explain the impact the Blitz had on people living in London. assess the extent to which the Blitz can be seen as both good and bad for people living in London. form an opinion on the impact of the Blitz on people living in London and justify this opinion with well-explained historical knowledge Lesson features differentiated learning objectives, a well-paced starter, main and plenary, and a focal on source evaluation, including evidence collection in a table.
The Normans - What happened at Stamford Bridge?
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The Normans - What happened at Stamford Bridge?

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***SALE*** - this resource is on sale at a reduced price. Leading on from my '1066' lesson, this lesson recaps the main contenders to the throne and covers the events of the Battle of Stamford Bridge. Learning objectives: describe the events of the Battle of Stamford Bridge explain the reasons why Harold Godwinson won evaluate which is the most important reason and justify your opinion Starter: Fun Contenders Quiz Main: Comic Strip Activity Plenary: Assessment of Why Harold Won.
Oliver Cromwell - Hero or Villain
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Oliver Cromwell - Hero or Villain

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***SALE*** - this resource is on sale at a reduced price. A lesson that forms part of a scheme of work on Oliver Cromwell, the Commonwealth and the Restoration. Contains: presentation with starter activity and plenary discussion high quality images and resources, ready to print from Microsoft PowerPoint Learning Objectives: discover why some people admired and respected Cromwell and others disliked him analyse what he did to earn his good and bad reputations judge whether you think Cromwell was a hero or a villain
The Stuarts - Charles I
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The Stuarts - Charles I

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***SALE*** - this resource is on sale at a reduced price. A lesson that forms part of a scheme of work on the Stuarts and the Civil War. Contains: presentation with starter activity and plenary discussion high quality images and resources, ready to print from Microsoft PowerPoint Learning Objectives: identify some facts about the reign of Charles I explain why Charles fell out with Parliament evaluate evidence to reach your own judgement about Charles’ behaviour as king
Industrial Revolution - Who were the Luddites and can we call them terrorists?
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Industrial Revolution - Who were the Luddites and can we call them terrorists?

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***SALE*** - this resource is on sale at a reduced price A lesson that forms part of a scheme of work on the Industrial Revolution. Contains: presentation with starter activity and plenary discussion high quality images and resources, ready to print from Microsoft PowerPoint Learning Objectives: describe the Luddites explain how and why they protested, and how successful they were decide whether or not they were terrorists
Cold War - Korean War - Events and Consequences
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Cold War - Korean War - Events and Consequences

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***SALE*** - this resource is on sale at a reduced price. A lesson focused on the events of the Korean War, and the consequences of these events for the development of the Cold War. Can be used with a high ability Year 9 class, or as part of a GCSE scheme of work (particularly suited to AQA History B Cold War course).
The Modern World - How did September 11th 2001 (9/11) change the world?
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The Modern World - How did September 11th 2001 (9/11) change the world?

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***SALE*** - this resource is on sale at a reduced price. Learning objectives: explain what happened on 11th September 2001 explain the consequences of the 9/11 terrorist attacks assess the most significant consequence Starter: an impactful BBC video clip about the terrorist attacks Main: picture-led class discussion about the consequences of 9/11, following by an evidence categorisation activity. This stage of the lesson also allows for students to bring in their own opinions about the consequences of 9/11 (it may, for example, lead to the idea that 9/11 has negatively affected the portrayal of Muslims). Main: a debate arguing over the most significant consequence of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Based around the historical concept of significance, and with a variety of impassioned views, this activity acts really well as a method by which students can both strengthen their understanding of 'significance' and develop their skills of backing up their arguments with well-explained evidence. Plenary: a summary of the debate.
The Tudors - Why did Henry close the monasteries?
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The Tudors - Why did Henry close the monasteries?

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***SALE*** - this resource is on sale at a reduced price. This lesson forms part of a scheme of work on The Tudors. Ideal for Year 7 / Year 8 students, depending on your school's SoW. Learning Objectives: identify reasons why Henry broke away from Rome explain why Henry established the Church of England and closed down the monasteries. choose the most important reason why he did this and explain your choice A lesson that could be used over two lessons to highlight the key details of Henry's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and marriage to Anne Boleyn, and the subsequent dissolution of the monasteries. Includes a consideration of the various factors at play, and a self-assessment sheet.
The Stuarts - The Trial of Charles I
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The Stuarts - The Trial of Charles I

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***SALE*** - this resource is on sale at a reduced price. A lesson that forms part of a scheme of work on the Stuarts and the Civil War. Contains: presentation with starter activity and plenary discussion high quality images and resources, ready to print from Microsoft PowerPoint Learning Objectives: explore how and why King Charles was put on trial. analyse the key events of the trial. evaluate the arguments for and against killing the King!
Industrial Revolution - Population
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Industrial Revolution - Population

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***SALE*** - this resource is on sale at a reduced price. A lesson that forms part of a scheme of work on the Industrial Revolution. Contains: presentation with starter activity and plenary discussion high quality images and resources, ready to print from Microsoft PowerPoint Learning Objectives: describe changes to the population of Britain after 1745 explain how a variety of factors affected the population analyse and prioritise these factors
Origins of the First World War - Imperialism
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Origins of the First World War - Imperialism

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***SALE*** - this resource is on sale at a reduced price. This lesson can be used in a series looking at the 'MAIN' causes of the First World War - Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism and Nationalism. This lesson pack includes a PowerPoint with differentiated learning objectives, key literacy words, a starter, main and plenary. The worksheets include information stations for an active learning activity involving moving around the classroom. The information sheets cover the Morocco Crisis of 1905 and the Agadir Crisis of 1911.
European Empires
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European Empires

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***SALE*** - this resource is on sale at a reduced price. A lesson that forms part of a scheme of work on early modern history. Contains: presentation with starter activity and plenary discussion high quality images and resources, ready to print from Microsoft PowerPoint Learning Objectives: explain who travelled during the Age of Discovery – and how they did it explain the reasons why European countries wanted empires prioritise the reasons
Civil War Worksheet
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Civil War Worksheet

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***SALE*** - this resource is on sale at a reduced price. A single worksheet from one of my lesson packs.
Industrial Revolution - Working conditions in factories
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Industrial Revolution - Working conditions in factories

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***SALE*** - this resource is on sale at a reduced price. A lesson that forms part of a scheme of work on the Industrial Revolution. Contains: presentation with starter activity and plenary discussion high quality images and resources, ready to print from Microsoft PowerPoint Learning Objectives: describe conditions in factories by selecting information from sources use this information to come up with a structured argument that is for or that opposes child labour in factories