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History teacher with a passion for lesson planning! Lessons are geared towards being creative and engaging whilst ensuring progress. All are based on AQA spec, but easily adaptable.

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History teacher with a passion for lesson planning! Lessons are geared towards being creative and engaging whilst ensuring progress. All are based on AQA spec, but easily adaptable.
Was the Battle of the Somme a success or failure?
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Was the Battle of the Somme a success or failure?

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This lesson is part of SOW for Year 8 on WW1. It can be adapted up to Year 9. It looks at that Battle of the Somme with the use of sources from actual soldiers and Sir Douglas Haig. Students will start to evaluate the sources deciding what makes them trustworthy. It works well for building up source evaluation skills in prep for GCSE as it eases them into it. Lesson includes: - Progressive Learning Objectives - Source analysis - Evaluation skills - AQA exam question
How successful was JFK's New Frontier?
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How successful was JFK's New Frontier?

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Created using the AQA textbook for America: 1920s-1979, Opportunity and inequality. The lesson looks at the aspects of John F Kennedy's New Frontier and has students analyse if it was successful or not, looking at key areas such as education, civil rights, economy etc. Includes a higher ability and lower ability version of the worksheet, as well as a modelled example to help students.
Conflict and Tension in Asia, 1950-1975 source booklet
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Conflict and Tension in Asia, 1950-1975 source booklet

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In line with the AQA Conflict and Tension in Asia topic, this source booklet looks at the 2 source questions on the paper (how useful and how do you know). The booklet includes a range of sources for Korea and Vietnam with provenances, and the Useful question practice includes a few written sources too. Explanations of how to answer the questions and an example of analysis is used at the start of the booklet. 28 pages long, it could be easily adapted for another topic/add more sources. Could also work for cover work/home learning task or revision.
Animals and World War One
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Animals and World War One

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This is a homework booklet designed to be a long project looking into the role of Animals in World War One. We have used it as a half termly project with a simple highlight as marking. It works to improve students independent skills in researching online. We do no print the booklets, but put the on a google drive and google classroom for the students to access.
Was Dunkirk a victory or a defeat?
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Was Dunkirk a victory or a defeat?

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A look at Dunkirk in World War Two (WW2). Lessons come with information in the powerpoint notes and looks to develop students source skills for interpretations. The lesson is looking at WHY Germans or British would see Dunkirk as a victory or a defeat. Includes: - Engaging starter - Progressive LOs following Blooms - Challenging work for all, but room for modelling and working as a class to aid LPA. - Source skills -Use of primary sources
How did Elizabeth run her government?
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How did Elizabeth run her government?

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A lesson in line with AQA's Elizabethan England that looks at Queen Elizabeth and her government. It looks at the problems facing Elizabeth as she comes to the throne as well as progresses, performance, royal court and the privy council. Students look at detail at these parts of her government and where they fit into the hierarchy of Elizabethan England.
Rebellions against Elizabeth I
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Rebellions against Elizabeth I

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Included are 2 lessons. 1. Norfolk's rebellion (all resources in PPT). This lesson looks at the Norfolk rebellions and has students judge how much of a threat it was to Elizabeth I. 2. Essex rebellion. Students will look at Essex himself, and then the rebellion he led as well as the reasons why rebellions against Elizabeth often failed. These lessons are in line with the AQA Elizabethan England topic.
What was life like in Elizabethan England for the wealthy?
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What was life like in Elizabethan England for the wealthy?

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This lesson looks at the wealthy in Elizabethan England in line with the AQA exam board. It has a more specific focus on the clothing of the wealthy. There is a task at the end that looks at the food, housing and sport of the wealth. A great intro to the Hardwick hall study for the environmental study component of the exam.
How did medicine and surgery develop in World War One?
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How did medicine and surgery develop in World War One?

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This is used to introduce Year 8 to medicine in WW1 during their SOW, but also as a hook for the medicine through time topic they will take in GCSE. It looks at four main figures in medicine and their contributions (x-rays, blood transfusions, plastic surgery and the splint). Students will rank how important these changes were. A fun lesson that students enjoy. Plenary is an AQA exam Q at the end.
Mary, Queen of Scots
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Mary, Queen of Scots

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A worksheet that looks at the threat Mary, Queen of Scots poses to Elizabeth I. A great task for the Elizabethan England AQA GCSE course.
A level Tudor revision selection
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A level Tudor revision selection

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Based on Henry VII and Henry VIII, this is a bundle of revision games that I play to revise with A level students. Specifically targeted at AQA 1C: The Tudors, but can be adapted. Includes: Snake and Ladders Checkers Block busters game Dominos
What is Federalism?
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What is Federalism?

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USA Government and Politics lesson on Federalism and key moments or events that have impacted federalism Includes: Flip learning task for students to research things that have impacted federalism Exam question relating to Federalism Exam Q lesson on federalism
What was the impact of President Johnson's 'Great Society'?
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What was the impact of President Johnson's 'Great Society'?

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Used in AQA America module for GCSE. Currently being used to teach Year 9. Looks at Johnson's Great Society, sorting his policies into key categories and then comparing to Kennedy. Asks students who was the most successful, but also, why Johnson could be considered more successful (honeymoon period etc).
Tudor Revision bundle
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Tudor Revision bundle

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A selection of revision tools used for AQA History A level 1C. Focussed on Henry VII and Henry VIII. Includes: - Extract revision guide - Revision games (snakes and ladders, dominoes etc) - Multiple choice test - and more Save 36% by buying in a bundle
The Government under Henry VII
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The Government under Henry VII

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A lesson on Henry VII's government. Includes all the information needed to understand the role of Parliament, Kings council and key figures in Henry's government (Bray, Dudley, Empson, Morton, Foxe etc) Used for A-Level AQA 1C.
What was tudor government like under Henry VIII?
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What was tudor government like under Henry VIII?

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An AQA specification lesson for Henry VIII. It looks at the difference between Henry VII and Henry VIIIs government with a card sort to get students considering the differences. Includes historical interpretation of Henry VIII with students concluding how this affects his government.
Key words for History
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Key words for History

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This includes; - Key concepts and explainations - Key source words - Key command words This is easily editable to suit your needs. I have put this onto a keyring to hang in my classroom on the wall.