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Lead Practitioner, previous Head of History and whole school lead on written accuracy. Coffee fuelled and passionate about teaching and learning.
Etymology Workshop Activity
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Etymology Workshop Activity

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This 20 minute activity develops pupils understanding of the etymological origins of words which has been shown to accelerate reading and spellings ages of pupils whilst building their confidence with more sophisticated vocabulary. This is one session of six that aims to develop pupils’ understanding of words that have the prefix 'Photo-’. They are asked to deconstruct the words into their Greek roots enabling them define the words which they then use to complete and fill the gap activity, eventually tackling the final task which is a word grid. This comes with a teacher instruction slide at the start of the PowerPoint making it easy to follow and differentiate/personalise.
Hippocrates, Galen and Avicenna GCSE
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Hippocrates, Galen and Avicenna GCSE

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A3 info-mat introducing Hippocrates, Galen, Avicenna and the Arabic contributions to European medicine. Includes strategies to master key terminology and historical context. Contains wider reading homework/extension task and content checklist for revision purposes. Can be used as a resource during lesson, a stand alone lesson or a revision/exam technique lesson. Contains AQA GCSE questions to improve exam technique (type 2,3 and 4, see below); 1. Has the role of the individual been the main factor in the development of medicine in Europe since medieval times? 2. Compare the bedside manner of Hippocrates in Ancient Greece with that of the NHS in the twenty-first century. In what ways are they similar? Significance (Question Type 2: AO1 and AO2, 8 marks) 3. Explain the significance of Arabic doctors in the development of Western European medicine.
Nazi Germany: the economy
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Nazi Germany: the economy

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This lesson includes a full PowerPoint that prepares students for a GCSE style question on Nazi policy and its impact on ordinary Germans. It starts with a register starter, then highlighting a model answer into a paired activity were the students construct their own answer to the question together. This works very well in preparation for mocks or assessments but also works well for just learning the content with a focus on exam content.
16 Norman GCSE Exam Questions with Models and Revision Tasks
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16 Norman GCSE Exam Questions with Models and Revision Tasks

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Easy to use as starters and plenaries throughout Norman British Depth topic and then consolidate for revision for 16 different question across three question types. Excellent for revision of Norman topic, GCSE question types and AO1, AO2 and AO4. Exam Questions Covered: (AO1/AO2) Write an account of the Battle of Hastings resulted in a Norman victory. (8 marks ) (A01/AO2) Explain the importance of William tightening of his grip on English land. 8 marks (AO1/AO2) Explain the importance of William’s leadership to the outcome of the Battle of Hastings. (8 marks) AO1/AO2) Explain the importance of William’s leadership to the outcome of the Battle of Hastings. (8 marks) (AO4) How convincing is interpretation A as a depiction of the William’s leadership? (8 marks ) (AO1/AO2) Explain the importance of William’s treatment of the Saxons immediately after the Battle of Hastings. (8 marks) (AO4) How convincing is interpretation A as a depiction of the Battle of Hastings? (8 marks ) (AO1/AO2) Write an account of how William consolidated his grip on English land . (8 marks ) (AO1/AO2) Explain the importance of William’s castle building. (8 marks) Evaluation: How convincing is Interpretation A as a depiction of the Harrying of the North? (8 marks ) (AO1/AO2) Write an account of how William changed military service and government to extend his power. (8 marks ) (AO1/AO2) Explain what was important about the development of towns under the Normans. (8 marks) How convincing is Interpretation A as a description of Norman castle building (8 marks ) (AO4) How convincing is interpretation A as a depiction of a Norman castle? (8 marks ) (reduced support) (AO4) How convincing is interpretation A as a depiction of the William’s leadership? (8 marks ) (reduced support) (AO4) How convincing is interpretation A as a depiction of the Battle of Hastings? (8 marks ) (reduced support)
Penicillin and War
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Penicillin and War

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Easy to use lesson on how war involving Britain and the US led to developments in the use of penicillin with key exam criteria, deconstructed models and an exam style question. Scaffold to allow pupils to write a sharply-focussed response that shows detailed knowledge of Britain’s role in the development of penicillin showing the complexities of change and the relationship between cause and consequence. Easy to differentiate and can be used with MAP and LAP pupils.
Germ Theory Seminar Reading
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Germ Theory Seminar Reading

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Easy to differentiate activity that covers mutiple topics on one seminar reading sheet. Great for teaching content for the first time, used as a seminar reading homework followed up with a content quiz or as a revision one sheet history. Covers the role of four factors of development (war, government, chance and role of the individual of the individual) and the roles of eight influencial people (Louis Pasteur, Robert Kock, Edward Jenner, John Tyndall, Florence Nightingale, Lionel Beale, William Farr and Joseph Lister) in the fight against germs.
Etymology Workshop Activity
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Etymology Workshop Activity

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This 20 minute activity develops pupils understanding of the etymological origins of words which has been shown to accelerate reading and spellings ages of pupils whilst building their confidence with more sophisticated vocabulary. This is one session of six that aims to develop pupils’ understanding of words that have the suffix ‘cracy’. They are asked to deconstruct the words into their Greek roots enabling them define the words which they then use to complete and fill the gap activity, eventually tackling the final task which is a word grid. This comes with a teacher instruction slide at the start of the PowerPoint making it easy to follow and differentiate/personalise.
The Nazi-Soviet Pact
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The Nazi-Soviet Pact

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This resource includes a whole lesson PowerPoint that takes the students through source analysis and exam technique with the Nazi-Soviet Pact as its focus. The PowerPoint can be used with the inference grid provided to developed students' exam skills. The exam technique deals with the AQA 4 mark source question for Paper 1 Section A. The PowerPoint could be used with the mark scheme provided to deepen students' understanding of the exam questions. This lesson comes with two homeworks intended to help the students master Hitler foreign policy from 1933-1939. Please see lesson plan for more detail.
Etymology Workshop Session
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Etymology Workshop Session

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This 20 minute activity develops pupils understanding of the etymological origins of words which has been shown to accelerate reading and spellings ages of pupils whilst building their confidence with more sophisticated vocabulary. This is one session of six that aims to develop pupils’ understanding of words that have the suffix ‘-ology’. They are asked to deconstruct the words into their Greek roots enabling them define the words which they then use to complete and fill the gap activity, eventually tackling the final task which is a word grid. This comes with a teacher instruction slide at the start of the PowerPoint making it easy to follow and differentiate/personalise.
Eytmology Workshop Activity
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Eytmology Workshop Activity

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This 20 minute activity develops pupils understanding of the etymological origins of words which has been shown to accelerate reading and spellings ages of pupils whilst building their confidence with more sophisticated vocabulary. This is one session of six that aims to develop pupils’ understanding of words that have the prefix 'auto’. They are asked to deconstruct the words into their Greek roots enabling them define the words which they then use to complete and fill the gap activity, eventually tackling the final task which is a word grid. This comes with a teacher instruction slide at the start of the PowerPoint making it easy to follow and differentiate/personalise.
Eytmology Workshop Activity
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Eytmology Workshop Activity

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This 20 minute activity develops pupils understanding of the etymological origins of words which has been shown to accelerate reading and spellings ages of pupils whilst building their confidence with more sophisticated vocabulary. This is one session of six that aims to develop pupils’ understanding of words that have the prefix ’geo’. They are asked to deconstruct the words into their Greek roots enabling them define the words which they then use to complete and fill the gap activity, eventually tackling the final task which is a word grid. This comes with a teacher instruction slide at the start of the PowerPoint making it easy to follow and differentiate/personalise.
Penicillin and War
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Penicillin and War

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Easy to use lesson on how war involving Britain and the US led to developments in the use of penicillin with key exam criteria, deconstructed models and an exam style question. Scaffold to allow pupils to write a sharply-focussed response that shows detailed knowledge of Britain’s role in the development of penicillin showing the complexities of change and the relationship between cause and consequence. Easy to differentiate and can be used with MAP and LAP pupils.
Whole School Literacy Newsletters
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Whole School Literacy Newsletters

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This bundle includes four teaching and learning newsletters that contain practical strategies and recent research to improve the standards of literacy and written accuracy.