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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.
Blitzkrieg
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Blitzkrieg

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A powerpoint and 2 worksheets with questions and tasks to explain the German WW2 tactic of Blitzkrieg In addition the powerpoint contains information of the stages of Blitzkrieg alongside two activites- one which is a persuasive officer report and the second a spy task to describe the effects of Blitzkrieg
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
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
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.
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.
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
Execution of Charles I
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Execution of Charles I

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A variety of resources on the execution of Charles I This pack includes at least 3 lessons of work including a memory game task to discover about the execution, a newsaper written report task, a group work news broadcast task. Great to explore the execution, includes good resources for SEN students
Factory conditions
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Factory conditions

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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
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
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
Slave Rebellions
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Slave Rebellions

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A whole lesson looking at slave rebellions includes 4 case studies; The Nat Turner Rebellion, Rebellion on St. Domingue 1791, Rebellion in Jamaica 1831 and Rebellion in Barbados 1816. These 4 case studies are all on the work sheet. This lesson ideally is delivered as a student self discovery task in groups, instructions and timings on the PowerPoint with a timer and it includes a table and summary questions for the students to use to assess understanding. In addition it also has a extension resource material on slave punishments to link in with the theme of resistance
Atomic Bomb- Hiroshima
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Atomic Bomb- Hiroshima

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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.
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
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)
Industrial Revolution
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Industrial Revolution

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A number of lessons based on the social aspect history aspect of the Industrial Revolution. first lesson on the changes from 1750-1900, the second lesson is based on the key inventions that led to the factory system. The other lessons are based on the social conditions of the workers and their living conditions
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
James Stuart I
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James Stuart I

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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