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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.

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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.
Fascist Italy Revision Booklets 1918-1945
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Fascist Italy Revision Booklets 1918-1945

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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.
American West Knowledge Tests
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American West Knowledge Tests

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

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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.
Democracy and Nazism - 40 AS essay questions
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Democracy and Nazism - 40 AS essay questions

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

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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.
Democracy and Nazism - AS Revision Guides
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Democracy and Nazism - AS Revision Guides

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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.
Stuart Britain Resources
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Stuart Britain Resources

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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.
History marking crib sheets with HH cartoons
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History marking crib sheets with HH cartoons

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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.
Democracy and Nazism -  AS Easter Revision
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Democracy and Nazism - AS Easter Revision

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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.
OCR SHP B Crime and Punishment - 1250-1500 lessons
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OCR SHP B Crime and Punishment - 1250-1500 lessons

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

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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.
Crime and Punishment Knowledge Tests
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Crime and Punishment Knowledge Tests

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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.
Making of America - Indians and early settlers revision - OCR SHP 1-9
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Making of America - Indians and early settlers revision - OCR SHP 1-9

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This resource was created for a ‘turbo’ revision lesson to be done in an hour. There is an overview of life for the Plains Indians and an example exam question based on this. There are two exam questions focusing on early settlers, including the Mormons and gold miners. Pupils worked well with the resource. All exam questions are structured for the pupils with hints about what to write.
Battle of the Somme - Learning curve or slaughter?
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Battle of the Somme - Learning curve or slaughter?

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This enquiry can take 2-3 lessons to complete. Pupils work in small groups using the information sheets provided to come to their own conclusion. There is advice on how to approach the research, structure their notes and how to justify their conclusion. Pupils have to choose which historians they agree with, if they agree with either. I get pupils to move to an area of the room to make their judgement - this is shown on the PPT. Highly engaging lesson and builds the skills required on any young historian. You can add other sources to the lesson.
Historiography of Fascist Italy
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Historiography of Fascist Italy

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These Power Points give an overview of the historiography surround Fascist foreign policy, the economy and the rise of Fascism in Italy. Essential to A-Level students. My students found these an excellent source for historians quotes and interpretations for essays. This will save the teacher lots of reading.
Democracy and Nazism AS Reading and Revision list
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Democracy and Nazism AS Reading and Revision list

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A reading and revision list for the AS year of the AQA Democracy and Nazism course. This has recommended reading (textbook and academic works held in the library or in class), websites, documentaries and a breakdown of the course to help students focus their reading and revision.