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Welcome to the History Help TES shop. My resources are of high quality and will save teachers valuable time. I have a variety of resources for both KS3 and KS4 History as well as PSHE. I’m a full time History teacher with over 8 years teaching experience. All my materials have been made by myself with the aim of being engaging and accessible to students. Please feel free to have a look around and leave feedback.

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Welcome to the History Help TES shop. My resources are of high quality and will save teachers valuable time. I have a variety of resources for both KS3 and KS4 History as well as PSHE. I’m a full time History teacher with over 8 years teaching experience. All my materials have been made by myself with the aim of being engaging and accessible to students. Please feel free to have a look around and leave feedback.
Claims to the Throne 1066

Claims to the Throne 1066

This lesson involves pupils working in groups to produce an election campaign for one of the claimants to the throne in 1066. (Before the Battle of Hastings lesson) The PowerPoint goes through the claimants to the throne in 1066 which allows students to work in groups for the election campaign task. The CV worksheet provides students with extra information to support with the group task. The election task work sheet gives clear instructions alongside extension tasks to enable students to complete high quality group work.
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Recruitment WW1

Recruitment WW1

A lesson that focuses on analysing various propaganda posters with a source analysis table and designing poster task with clear instructions. Also includes a worksheet on conscription
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Claims to the Throne 1066

Claims to the Throne 1066

This lesson involves pupils working in groups to produce an election campaign for one of the claimants to the throne in 1066. (Before the Battle of Hastings lesson) The PowerPoint goes through the claimants to the throne in 1066 which allows students to work in groups for the election campaign task. The CV worksheet provides students with extra information to support with the group task. The election task work sheet gives clear instructions alongside extension tasks to enable students to complete high quality group work.
leighbee23
Roman Villa

Roman Villa

Roman villa lessons lesson one-Introduction to Roman Villa and key features Then a long term task pupils design a Roman estate agent booklet by being a Roman estate agent (word doc) The PDF is a 5 page booklet of roman villa budget task, students have a budget of 7,000 denarii to budget building a villa with rooms and fetures and then students produce a booklet to describe the villa (good for numeracy and literacy-pursuasive writing) PDF can be photopied in to an A5 booklet for pupils to plan their own villa. Explains key rooms, extras and features of Roman Villas
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Life in the civil war

Life in the civil war

Two lessons, one that looks at the types of soldiers who fought in the Civil War and the other that looks at the impact of the war on the lives of ordinary people using the famous painting by W. F. Yeames alongside various worksheets, includes a written and role play task on the image. The lesson also include 20 sources worksheet that show life in the Civil War via primary sources and an inference square for students to explore the impact of the Civil War
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Atomic Bomb- Hiroshima

Atomic Bomb- Hiroshima

Lesson on the dropping of the Atomic bomb- the powerpoint includes why, what happened and the impact. Activity sheet focuses on the effects using a card sort. The other worksheet contains primary source accounts of the effects of the bomb worksheet.
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Henry VIII and his six wives

Henry VIII and his six wives

A lesson to introduce the 6 wives of Henry VIII, it includes various activities for students to engage in to explore the personalty of Henry VIII and also his wives
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Roman Republic (Roman Government)

Roman Republic (Roman Government)

Lesson based on the Roman Republic includes summary diagram worksheets and card sort activity to mix and match key words with descriptions. The Powerpoint also includes a with a letter writing task, includes writing frame word doc for SEN students. one powerpoint is a class role play activity to show the students the structure of the Roman Republic that would be better for students to use in the first instance
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Henry VIII

Henry VIII

Intro lesson on Henry VIII which goes though his personality with a memory exercise Worksheets includes one with sources to explore what type of man Henry was with source analysis exercises and questions. Second one is a worksheet and a paired task to explore an overview of Henry VIII life and consider why he is famous Third worksheet is getting students to explore Henry's problems in his early reign and be an agony aunt- this will lead in to a lesson on Henry VIII great matter.
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Recruitment WW1

Recruitment WW1

A lesson that focuses on analysing various propaganda posters with a source analysis table and designing poster task with clear instructions. Also includes a worksheet on conscription
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Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar

various lessons on Julius Caesar and his murder Includes a powerpoint with information and the main task instructions. The lesson involves using sources to find out what happened to Caesar and why he was murdered. Students then plan and produce a newspaper on his murder. With a writing frame and blank newspaper template that can be used.
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The Black Death

The Black Death

Two lessons on the Black Death for KS3 students, the lessons includes powerpoint that covers the spread of the disease, symptoms and cures all on the powerpoint. In addition the lesson has a play that shows the effect of the Black Death on a village- useful to introduce the new topic Also has an end of lesson task in the form of a diary entry for students to complete at the end of the series of lessons.
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Factory conditions

Factory conditions

A lesson to explore factory conditions includes a Powerpoint with various activities including a debate task and written report. In addition also includes primary sources of conditions in the factories for source analysis and evaluation. An additional lesson also includes an assessment with planning table grid and model PEA paragraph to support. for students on selecting the best representation of conditions in the factories using GCSE source analysis skills
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Food Miles

Food Miles

A series of lessons on Food Miles includes What is food miles and where our food comes from task consequences of food miles benefits and problems storyboard task Debate planning sheet role play in the style of a news broadcast
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Causes of WW1

Causes of WW1

Three lessons on WW1 Lesson 1 is an introduction to the conflict using primary source images to analyse key aspects of WW1 Lesson 2 lesson includes a intro to the causes of WW1 with one powrpoint being able to deliver it in one lesson, with worksheet and various task on the powerpoint also card sort task Lesson 3 is a Powerpoint with an assessment lesson, this includes a PEA paragraph planning grid and also assessment levels and a un-model example for students to improve and develop.
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James Stuart I

James Stuart I

James I lesson that uses sources to allow pupils to understand what kind of man James I was using sources to make inferences. Using sources students have to then analyse what they can learn from the sources and then draw a sketch of James using the detail from the sources Fun task for lower ability students
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