Hero image

Kneller's Shop

History teacher - KS3, KS4 and A-Level. Second in Department. SSAT Lead Practitioner. Masters Graduate in the History of War, Culture and Society. Local history author. I believe my resources are of a high quality. Revision guides for A-Level courses are the most popular with my students and teachers.

92Uploads

81k+Views

90k+Downloads

History teacher - KS3, KS4 and A-Level. Second in Department. SSAT Lead Practitioner. Masters Graduate in the History of War, Culture and Society. Local history author. I believe my resources are of a high quality. Revision guides for A-Level courses are the most popular with my students and teachers.
American West Knowledge Tests

American West Knowledge Tests

Same format as my Crime and Punishment knowledge tests. Simply stick the questions and answers back to back and then laminate. These are displayed on a 'GCSE Hub' display that my pupils can access whenever they need to. Influenced by research that says the best way to retain knowledge is to keep reviewing previous content in low-stakes knowledge tests. Used daily by pupils, especially those in my tutor who study history. Plains Indians, Mormons, Homesteaders, Early settlers, cowboys and law and order covered.
kneller
Fascist Italy Revision Booklets 1918-1945

Fascist Italy Revision Booklets 1918-1945

These are thorough revision booklets for AS and A-Level students that have been highly recommended in the past with four 5* ratings. Students have found these very useful as overviews of key topics throughout this period. Full of precise evidence and historiography. Great for planning and writing essays with. Enjoy.
kneller
Charles I Execution - Would you have signed the death warrant?

Charles I Execution - Would you have signed the death warrant?

This enquiry will take two-three hours to complete. Students work in small groups to research the evidence for and against the execution of Charles I. It is a highly engaging lesson and students frequently question their thinking and judgment on the key question. The lesson concludes with student writing on the verdict sheet and announcing their justified conclusion.
kneller
Democracy and Nazism - 40 AS essay questions

Democracy and Nazism - 40 AS essay questions

A list of 40 essay questions for the AS study of AQA Democracy and Nazism. These are non-sources questions. Great to put on a VLE for students to work through in their own time. Also excellent to focus analysis during revision.
kneller
Democracy and Nazism - AS Revision Guides

Democracy and Nazism - AS Revision Guides

14 Revision booklets for AS students' first year studying AQA Democracy and Nazism. Very thorough overview notes with precise detail, historian's quotes, summary diagrams and exam focus. My students loved using them. Similar format to my Fascist Italy revision guides which have been popular with teachers. Great to put on a VLE so students can access at home. Excellent for students planning and writing essays. The notes and analysis are very thorough and are a great 'way in' to new teachers of this course. This will save teachers many hours of reading and preparation time.
kneller
AQA Democracy and Nazism Year 1 Knowledge Tests - 1918-1933

AQA Democracy and Nazism Year 1 Knowledge Tests - 1918-1933

These knowledge tests are influenced by research that has shown low-stakes knowledge testing significantly improves knowledge recall. There are 9 quiz cards in this resource, three for each section of the AS Year. You simply back them together, laminate and put on display for students to use (questions one side, answers on the other). This revision strategy has proven very popular at GCSE and is now even more applicable at A-Level with the new linear courses.
kneller
Democracy and Nazism -  AS Easter Revision

Democracy and Nazism - AS Easter Revision

Various resources used during an Easter revision session for the AQA Democracy and Nazism course. Card sorts, focus on significance, essay advice and exam focus. Students found the session valuable and they enjoyed it.
kneller
Stuart Britain Resources

Stuart Britain Resources

Various resources to help teach Stuart Britain 1602-1688. This is mainly focused at A-Level students. Particular focus is given to the historiography. There is an overview of James I's parliaments, Charles I's relationship with Parliament and his Personal Rule, notes on the Interregnum and a thorough overview of the historiography of the Restoration Period 1660-1688.
kneller
Crime and Punishment Knowledge Tests

Crime and Punishment Knowledge Tests

Knowledge tests for crime and punishment which can be printed and backed so pupils turn over to see answers. Presented well and popular with my pupils. Influenced by research that has proven frequent low-stakes knowledge tests significantly improve subject knowledge. I have these backed and laminated on a 'GCSE Hub' display that pupils can access when they have finished classwork or those in my tutor studying history use them in tutor time as a revision strategy.
kneller
Italy 1919-1921 - Was there a real socialist threat?

Italy 1919-1921 - Was there a real socialist threat?

This enquiry requires students to research whether there was a genuine Socialist threat in Italy between 1919-1921. You will need access to the Hinton book on Fascist Italy, however I have provided detailed teacher notes which could be easily converted into information sheets.
kneller
OCR SHP 1-9: Nazi Germany Revision Guide 1939-45 - Impact of War

OCR SHP 1-9: Nazi Germany Revision Guide 1939-45 - Impact of War

This revision guide contains thorough revision notes as well as exam style questions, both source and non-sources. It is tailored for the OCR SHP 1-9 Nazi Germany course but could be used with other relevant courses too. Proving very popular with pupils. It has sections on the war economy and the impact of Speer, the impact of the war on civilians, the move towards Total War and the impact Nazi occupation had on various countries.
kneller
OCR SHP 1-9 - Elizabethan England - Section 4 - Popular Culture

OCR SHP 1-9 - Elizabethan England - Section 4 - Popular Culture

These quizzes are for the OCR SHP 1-9 Elizabethan England course. They are for the fourth section, looking at popular culture (festivities, witches and theatres). Using quizzes like these has dramatically improved results. They are based on research that shows low-stakes testing improves the retention of subject knowledge.
kneller
OCR SHP B Crime and Punishment - 1250-1500 lessons

OCR SHP B Crime and Punishment - 1250-1500 lessons

This bundle of resources includes lessons focused on the 1250-1500 section of the Crime and Punishment course. This includes resources for the overview of society, the different crimes and causes of crimes, who enforced the laws and different ways to punish criminals.
kneller
AQA Democracy and Nazism - Analysis of Nazi persecution against the Jews

AQA Democracy and Nazism - Analysis of Nazi persecution against the Jews

This is a thorough analysis of Nazi persecution against the Jews. I have found this best done after studying Nazi persecution against the Jews the period 1933-41, although it could be used as an introduction to this period. This resources provides a thorough and clear timeline of key laws and events that students can use to identify key turning points etc. There is also a clear and thorough analysis of the Intentionalist and functionalist schools of thought and those of contemporary historians. Key events are also analysed according to these schools of thought to see which arguments the students find most convincing. Also provided is an overview of the debate on complicity in the Holocaust. Throughout the lesson there are key questions for students to discuss and debate. At the end of the PPT there are four exam style questions for students to analyse and plan on an essay planning sheet.
kneller
History marking crib sheets with HH cartoons

History marking crib sheets with HH cartoons

These marking crib sheets were inspired by the work of Greg Thornton. These sheets have dramatically cut the time taken to mark sets of books in our department. Easy to use, look great, popular with pupils.
kneller
American West Revision Materials

American West Revision Materials

This bundle of resources have been used in our 'GCSE Home Run' lead up to the exams. The resources includes a thorough revision Power Point on the Plains Indians, thorough revision booklets on the Early Settlers and Mormons, Homesteaders and Cattlemen (as well as a teacher version), law and order (as well as a teacher version) and on the Plains Wars. This bundle of resources also includes a bank of past paper questions on the American West and a American West Timeline Display which I have cut up and stuck on my wall. These resources have also been used in our 'Intervention' sessions and have proved popular with the pupils. The exam focus is for OCR SHP.
kneller