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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.
Jack the Ripper victims
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Jack the Ripper victims

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A powerpoint and worksheet to enable students to explore the victims of the JTR casebook Lesson based around group led activities to explore the 5 victims using the publisher fact sheet Also a worksheet on possible suspects of the JTR casebook
Food Miles
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Food Miles

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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 Role play in the style of a news broadcast
Life in the civil war
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Life in the civil war

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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
Henry VIII and his six wives
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Henry VIII and his six wives

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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
Warsaw ghetto
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Warsaw ghetto

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A variety of resources on the Warsaw ghetto during the holocaust- this lesson includes 2 lessons, one on the conditions in the ghetto and the other on the uprising. Lesson 1 on everyday life in the ghetto alongside various images and a worksheet with lots of information for students about the ghetto. I use this lesson alongside clips from the film the pianist. Lesson 2 is a lesson focused on the Warsaw uprising to illustrate Jewish resistance with a powerpoint and worksheet. There is also a good starter activity linked to case studies showing Jewish resistance. This resource is good to link into Jewish resistance so they are not seen as just victims.
Roman Villa
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Roman Villa

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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
The Spanish Armada
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The Spanish Armada

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A full lesson on the invasion of the Spanish Armada in 1588, this lesson is for KS3 students and includes a group role play task for students and a worksheet to support the planning of a cause and consequence assessment on the failure of the Spanish Armada.
contraception methods
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contraception methods

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This lesson is for KS3 and KS4 student all about the various methods of contraception. The lesson includes a detailed powerpoint and also a worksheet for students to fill in. This is a useful resource for non-specialists teaching PHSE
The Blitz
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The Blitz

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Powerpoint covers background on the Blitz with descriptive writing task. Also a handout that has primary source accounts from people that experienced the Blitz. Other two sheets are worksheets that cover information on the Blitz with source based questions for students to make inferences from
Recruitment WW1
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Recruitment WW1

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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
Olympics games- ancient to modern
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Olympics games- ancient to modern

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An introduction to the ancient olympics and modern olympics, this lesson covers the history of the olympic games It also has a countries research task for students to do There is also a long term project for students to design their own olympic games as a host nation These resources are useful for student to learn about the Olympics before the Brazil 2016 Olympic games this summer.
Pompeii
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Pompeii

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Lesson that looks at Pompeii used alongside the BBC Pompeii last day drama. Good lesson to illustrate the importance of Pompeii as it allowed Historians to find out lots about everyday Roman Life. Resource includes information about what happened in Pompeii and a news broadcast task. (The Pompeii last day drama is available on You Tube)
Flooding
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Flooding

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Flood response task and flooding case study Cockermouth in the Lake District, also includes a lesson on how to prepare for a flood in a group style lesson delivery
Roman Republic (Roman Government)
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Roman Republic (Roman Government)

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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
The Black Death
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The Black Death

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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.
Titanic
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Titanic

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PowerPoint and chronology card sort activity on the topic Titanic to introduce the details of the ship Other work sheets relating to why the titanic sunk and who was to blame investigation card sort and worksheet
Nazi Propaganda
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Nazi Propaganda

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Nazi Germany lesson analysing Nazi propaganda, includes a detailed worksheet and a paired task exploring forms of propaganda the Nazi party used. This can be used to link to how propaganda helped the Nazis maintain control. Also includes a task discussing the features of propaganda posters on the powerpoint to go through with the whole class and then an activity worksheet to facilitate the development of this independently This resource has been adapted since earlier reviews
The New Deal
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The New Deal

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Used for KS5 FDR and the New Deal Powerpoint Handout goes through the second New Deal agencies