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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.

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.
Tudor Revision bundle

Tudor Revision bundle

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
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Conflict and Tension in Asia, 1950-1975 source booklet

Conflict and Tension in Asia, 1950-1975 source booklet

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.
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How successful was JFK's New Frontier?

How successful was JFK's New Frontier?

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.
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Was the Battle of the Somme a success or failure?

Was the Battle of the Somme a success or failure?

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
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How did Elizabeth run her government?

How did Elizabeth run her government?

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.
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Elizabethan England Part 1 and 2

Elizabethan England Part 1 and 2

AQA Elizabethan England Elizabeth and her court (parliament, progresses, performance, rebellions) Life in Elizabethan times (wealthy, theatre, poor laws)
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A level Tudor revision selection

A level Tudor revision selection

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
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'If this is the answer what is the question' Tudor A level worksheet

'If this is the answer what is the question' Tudor A level worksheet

Using for Revision for A level history AQA 1C: The Tudors. Includes a PPT with 'answers' to a grid of 30 obscure fact 'questions' for Henry VII and Henry HVIII. Being used as a revision tool for the more obscure knowledge. Give students a sheet and go through PPT, then when finished and marking, provide students with a blank sheet to write down the correct answers. Can be made into a competition. Answers included in the PPT.
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Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary, Queen of Scots

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.
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Tudor Revision bundle

Tudor Revision bundle

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
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Animals and World War One

Animals and World War One

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.
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What was the impact of President Johnson's 'Great Society'?

What was the impact of President Johnson's 'Great Society'?

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).
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Why are there different interpretations of D-Day?

Why are there different interpretations of D-Day?

A personal favourite lesson of mine. It looks at D-Day's many interpretations with an audible source from the time allowing students to experience D-Day. Uses films Saving Private Ryan and Longest day to engage students in the idea of different interpretations and engaging in D-Day's events. Builds on students historical skills using different types of sources. A challenging lesson that can be used for Year 8 or Year 9. Progressive LOs allowing the building up of skills throughout the lesson. Interesting and engaging starter hooks students from the start. Notes in PPT explaining tasks.
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Why was there so much poverty in Elizabethan England 2?

Why was there so much poverty in Elizabethan England 2?

In line with AQA Elizabethan England topic. Students will look at a sources to discover the various types of poor in Elizabethan times. They will look at the local and national governments attempt to deal with poverty through various rules and laws.
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What was tudor government like under Henry VIII?

What was tudor government like under Henry VIII?

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.
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Tutor activities - designing a class shield

Tutor activities - designing a class shield

This is a PPT to use with your tutees to design a class shield. Ideal for the beginning of term to get students thinking creatively and collaborating. I will be getting students to vote on which shield they would like to be our class shield. Print off the PPT pages to hand around to help students decide what to put on their shield. This will take a week of 2 or tutor time with the creating and voting (factoring in things like assemblies and other compulsary activities set by the school.)
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Why was there a succession crisis for Elizabeth I?

Why was there a succession crisis for Elizabeth I?

A lesson in line with AQA Elizabethan England that looks at the succession crisis. It looks at the Pros and Cons of marriage for Elizabeth, along with her options of suitors such as Dudley, Prince Eric of Sweden, Philip II of Spain and Duke of Anjou.
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Was Dunkirk a victory or a defeat?

Was Dunkirk a victory or a defeat?

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
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