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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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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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2 - What is population density?

2 - What is population density?

Lesson 2 of 9 in a Year 8 SOW on Population This lesson explains what population density is and allows students the opportunity to explore areas that are densely / sparsely populated, working out the calculations themselves (numeracy focus) Included is the PowerPoint and all handouts / worksheets needed (differentiation included) Lessons have Bronze, Silver, Gold learning outcomes for students to progress through.
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5 - What are the impacts of overpopulation?

5 - What are the impacts of overpopulation?

Lesson 5 of 9 in a Year 8 SOW on Population This lesson explores the impacts of overpopulation. Homework task included. Included is the PowerPoint and all handouts / worksheets needed Lessons have Bronze, Silver, Gold learning outcomes for students to progress through.
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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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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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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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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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8 - How do countries manage their population?

8 - How do countries manage their population?

Lesson 8 of 9 in a Year 8 SOW on Population This lesson explores the population management in China (China's One Child Policy) Worksheet, differentiated task and lots of stretch activities included. Included is the PowerPoint and all handouts / worksheets needed Lessons have Bronze, Silver, Gold learning outcomes for students to progress through.
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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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6 - What are population pyramids?

6 - What are population pyramids?

Lesson 6 of 9 in a Year 8 SOW on Population This lesson explains what population pyramids are. Students are shown examples of MEDC and LEDC pyramids and are given the opportunity to create their own. Assessment on graph skills. Included is the PowerPoint and all handouts / worksheets needed Lessons have Bronze, Silver, Gold learning outcomes for students to progress through.
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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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3 - What is population distribution?

3 - What is population distribution?

Lesson 3 of 9 in a Year 8 SOW on Population This lesson explains what population distribution is and allows students to describe population density and distribution using a choropleth map. Peer assessment included. Included is the PowerPoint and all handouts / worksheets needed Lessons have Bronze, Silver, Gold learning outcomes for students to progress through.
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1 - Why  does population change?

1 - Why does population change?

Lesson 1 of 9 in a Year 8 SOW on Population This lesson covers an introduction to population and natural change Included is the PowerPoint and all handouts / worksheets needed (differentiation included) Lessons have Bronze, Silver, Gold learning outcomes for students to progress through.
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7 - What happened in concentration camps

7 - What happened in concentration camps

Lesson 7 of 9 in a Year 9 scheme of work for the Holocaust. This lesson focuses on the Nazi's regime of implementing concentration camps. Lesson includes a PowerPoint with Bronze, Silver, Gold objectives, differentiation opportunities and stretch activities. Lesson includes: - starter task based on Adam Koscielniak's art interpretations - analysis of 2 interpretations of events task - source analysis - stretch task - social media plenary
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7 - Ageing population

7 - Ageing population

Lesson 7 of 9 in a Year 8 SOW on Population This lesson explores the issue of an ageing population in an MEDC (Case study: UK) Stretch activity and differentiation included. Included is the PowerPoint and all handouts / worksheets needed Lessons have Bronze, Silver, Gold learning outcomes for students to progress through.
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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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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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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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