DIRT tasks - Blooms Taxonomy

DIRT tasks - Blooms Taxonomy

Dedicated Improvement and Reflection Time tasks that have been created following the Blooms Taxonomy. These are quite useful to use as consolidation / extension / plenary tasks too.
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8 - The Battle of the Somme

8 - The Battle of the Somme

Lesson 8 of 12 in a Year 9 scheme of work for World War One. This lesson is aimed for students to answer the question: Does Gerneal Haig deserve to be called 'the butcher of the Somme?' This is an assessment opportunity, Lesson includes a PowerPoint with Bronze, Silver, Gold objectives, differentiation opportunities and stretch activities. All worksheets, resources and video clips included. Lesson includes: - information gathering activity - story board activity - source based task - levelled objective based extended piece of writing - washing line plenary
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6 - What was the Hitler Youth

6 - What was the Hitler Youth

Lesson 6 of 9 in a Year 9 scheme of work for the Holocaust. This lesson focuses on the different Nazi youth groups. Lesson includes a PowerPoint with Bronze, Silver, Gold objectives, differentiation opportunities and stretch activities. Lesson includes: - video and questioning task - think, pair, share activity - research task (information resources provided) - stretch source worksheet - student voice plenary
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1 - What were the long term causes of World War One

1 - What were the long term causes of World War One

Lesson 1 of 12 in a Year 9 scheme of work for World War One. This lesson focuses on introducing the long term causes and the build up to WWI Lesson includes a PowerPoint with Bronze, Silver, Gold objectives, differentiation opportunities and stretch activities. All worksheets, resources and video clips included. Lesson includes: - starter task to gauge prior understanding - key word definition - application of M,A, I, N - alliance system map task - make a judgement (significance) plenary
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Causes of the American Civil War

Causes of the American Civil War

Year 10 History lesson for the AQA History new GCSE. Causes of the civil war lesson includes: - bell work activity - key word and definition starter activity - recap of previous lesson (north and south differences) - causes card sort activity - mind map worksheet (question framework) - making links between causes worksheet - stretch - catergorising plenary
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5 - Accrington PALS battalion

5 - Accrington PALS battalion

Lesson 5 of 12 in a Year 9 scheme of work for World War One. This lesson focuses on the PALS battalions (case study: Accrington) There is an opportunity for students to use the soldier profile formed in this lesson throughout homework activities and stretch tasks through the remaining lessons in the unit of work. Lesson includes a PowerPoint with Bronze, Silver, Gold objectives, differentiation opportunities and stretch activities. All worksheets, resources and video clips included. Lesson includes: - starter source task - key term definition (PALS) - video clip - soldier profile game activity - questioning plenary
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10 - Why did Germany surrender and sign the armistice

10 - Why did Germany surrender and sign the armistice

Lesson 10 of 12 in a Year 9 scheme of work for World War One. This lesson focuses on reasons for Germany's surrender and the signing of Armistice. Lesson includes a PowerPoint with Bronze, Silver, Gold objectives, differentiation opportunities and stretch activities. All worksheets, resources and video clips included. Lesson includes: - numeracy starter task - remembrance day task / discussion of what remembrance day is - carousel activity describing reasons for surrender and explaining the impacts - PEE paragraph task - remembrance day poetry plenary
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11 - Treaty of Versailles

11 - Treaty of Versailles

Lesson 11 of 12 in a Year 9 scheme of work for World War One. This lesson focuses on the end of the war and the signing of the Treaty of Versailles. Lesson includes a PowerPoint with Bronze, Silver, Gold objectives, differentiation opportunities and stretch activities. All worksheets, resources and video clips included. Lesson includes: - starter voice starter - discussion of the Big 3 - analysing terms task - PEE paragraph (with sentence starters) - source plenary - quiz activity
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6 - What was it like in the trenches

6 - What was it like in the trenches

Lesson 6 of 12 in a Year 9 scheme of work for World War One. This lesson focuses on introducing life in the trenches. Lesson includes a PowerPoint with Bronze, Silver, Gold objectives, differentiation opportunities and stretch activities. All worksheets, resources and video clips included. Lesson includes: - starter source task - independent activity (using resources provided) to understand why trenches were used, where they were, what they were like etc. - 3, 2, 1 plenary
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AQA American West 1840 - 1895 Assessment

AQA American West 1840 - 1895 Assessment

This is an assessment used in the current Year 10 new GCSE (AQA) for The American West 1840 - 1895. Used to assess student understanding of life on the Plains, the concept of manifest destiny and American progress, attitudes towards the Plains Indians (covering Fort Laramie Treaty 1851) and taking in to consideration students have previously studied some of the groups who settled the West (Mormons, Gold miners) Lesson includes a PowerPoint with Bronze, Silver, Gold objectives (and prompts to assist students with completing tasks) , write on multiple choice quiz (starter), write on assessment sheet, sources insert and mark scheme. Lesson includes: - multiple choice quiz (starter) - key word definition - timeline completion (chronology) - source description - interpretation questions - self assessment plenary - sources booklet (AQA) - interpretation questions mark scheme (AQA)
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1 - What is China like

1 - What is China like

Lesson 1 in a Year 8 scheme of work on China - the big question of the topic is "Does China have what it takes to be a superpower?" This lesson focuses on introducing where China is in the world. Lesson includes a PowerPoint with Bronze, Silver, Gold objectives, differentiation opportunities and stretch activities. All worksheets, resources and video clips included. Lesson includes: - think / pair / share activity: what is a superpower? - key term definition (unscrambling task) - China or not task - identifying where China is in the world (map task) - BBQ plenary
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3 - How does China compare to the UK

3 - How does China compare to the UK

Lesson 1 in a Year 8 scheme of work on China - the big question of the topic is "Does China have what it takes to be a superpower?" This lesson focuses on a comparison between China and the UK so that students can see similarities and differences in climate, culture, history and industry. Lesson includes a PowerPoint with Bronze, Silver, Gold objectives, differentiation opportunities and stretch activities. All worksheets, resources and video clips included. Lesson includes: - gimme 5 starter - matching statistics task - marketplace activity (with write on structured worksheet) - similarities and differences class discussion - extended writing task - bingo plenary
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3 - What caused World War One (Assessment)

3 - What caused World War One (Assessment)

Lesson 3 of 12 in a Year 9 scheme of work for World War One. This lesson is an assessment opportunity to gauge student understanding of the causes of WWI. Lesson includes a PowerPoint with Bronze, Silver, Gold objectives, differentiation opportunities and stretch activities. All worksheets, resources and video clips included. Lesson includes: - levelled assessment objectives - literacy levelled objectives - sentence starters
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7 - Trench life

7 - Trench life

Lesson 7 of 12 in a Year 9 scheme of work for World War One. This lesson focuses on conditions in the trenches. Lesson includes a PowerPoint with Bronze, Silver, Gold objectives, differentiation opportunities and stretch activities. All worksheets, resources and video clips included. Lesson includes: - recap task - source task (information gathering activity) - letter / diary entry writing task - peer assessment plenary
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Holocaust assessment

Holocaust assessment

Lesson 8 of 9 in a Year 9 scheme of work for the Holocaust. Creative assessment piece Lesson includes a PowerPoint with Bronze, Silver, Gold objectives, differentiation opportunities and stretch activities. Lesson includes: - bell work activity - interpretation and questioning task - memorial discussion - levelled assessment task
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2 - What was the trigger of World War One?

2 - What was the trigger of World War One?

Lesson 2 of 12 in a Year 9 scheme of work for World War One. This lesson focuses on the spark that triggered the war. Lesson includes a PowerPoint with Bronze, Silver, Gold objectives, differentiation opportunities and stretch activities. All worksheets, resources and video clips included. Lesson includes: - card sort activity - timeline / chronology activity - tweet the teacher plenary
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Weimar Republic recovery post 1923

Weimar Republic recovery post 1923

Current Year 11 OCR History GCSE Lesson focusing on the actions of Gustav Stresemann. Lesson includes bronze, silver and gold learning objectives for students to work through. Includes: - bell work activity / starter - mind map activity - video and question task - information on achievements - true / false progress check - activity based on achievements and explaining impacts - exam question - peer assessment / self assessment grid (based on mark scheme) - stretch task: significance - stretch task: picture source
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Was the Munich Putsch a success or failure

Was the Munich Putsch a success or failure

Current Year 11 OCR History GCSE Lesson. Lesson includes bronze, silver and gold learning objectives for students to work through. Includes: - bell work activity / starter - card sort the event in to chronological order - success and failures activity - exam question - peer assessment (following mark scheme) - exemplar answer
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9 - Population assessment

9 - Population assessment

Lesson 9 of 9 in a Year 8 SOW on Population This lesson is a formal assessment to assess students understanding of concepts covered in SOW, including: - key term definitions - population density - population distribution - using choropleth maps to describe - using population pyramids to describe - impacts of overpopulation - impacts of an ageing population - exploring solutions to population management Assessment has Bronze, Silver, Gold learning outcomes used throughout the SOW for students to progress through.
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