World War Two

World War Two

*D-Day *Was appeasement the key cause of WW2? * Opposition to the Nazis
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PP Assembly: Harvest: A Labour of Love

PP Assembly: Harvest: A Labour of Love

This is a Power Point assembly for harvest that is suitable for Secondary School. It would suit all religious faiths and can easily be adapted. It includes a You Tube link to a harvest film showing that it is not an isolated activity that farmers do in September but a culmination of 12 months of planning, hard work and love. This then becomes the theme of the assembly: six lessons we can learn from harvest. For introductory music I'd suggest 'Sowing The Seeds of Love'. Alternatives could be: Sting: Fields of Gold or to be traditional 'We Plough the Fields and Scatter' or even 'Harvest Moon' A final film clip could be You Tube: Pay It Forward Acts of Kindness included. Pour yourself a large glass and chill! Feedback would be nice. Any probs drop me an email.
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PP Assembly: Materialism: Life+Money =Happiness?

PP Assembly: Materialism: Life+Money =Happiness?

Everybody knows who Gandhi is. Who knows Jesse Stone? Jesse Stone This assembly is based on the above quote and is aimed at Secondary school children. It covers the following; 1. What is materialism? 2. What is the problem with materialism? 3. What is the solution to materialism? As of January 2018 it is the only TES assembly on Materialism! It can be adapted to Primary children or used in an RE lesson. Opening song as children file into the hall could be the Flying Lizards 1979:Money That's What I want and the You Tube link is given on the Power Point. Others could be Madonna's 'Material Girl' , Spice Girls 'Tell You What I Want' or Lennon's 'Imagine'.Tell me what you use and why you chose this topic for an assembly. Then it's an extract from 'The Wolf of Wall Street' (Clean) to show the destructive powers of money on character. Clearly you can easily adapt this assembly to the post-Christmas period or your own requirements; e.g. stealing/lying. I also include an extract from the 'Guardian' of last year-2017- about the beginning of a realisation that if E= money then we don't get to MC squared=happiness Any problems or queries please email me directly. Positive feedback telling me how you used or adapted this assembly would be really nice!
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PP Assembly: A Journey To Epiphany

PP Assembly: A Journey To Epiphany

This assembly would suit Secondary children. Good opening music would be 'Star of Wonder' by Tori Amos as an MP4 file- on youtube . It begins 'We three Kings......' The link is included. It includes a link to a most beautiful and fresh reading of TS Elliot's 'The Magi'. Link included. Reviewed as: 'This is the best narration of the journey of the Magi that I have ever heard! Beautifully paced, exactly right. I had seen a great narration of TS Eliot's poem on TV some years ago done by Timothy West, and was looking for it on You Tube when I came across Tim Martin's version which I think it is even better.Just love it.' A nice review would be similarly most welcome.
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PP Assembly: New Year: New You

PP Assembly: New Year: New You

I searched the TES site today and found no assembly for the New Year so here goes! It is aimed at Secondary school children but could easily be adapted! For the Intro here is some background on where the name of the month January comes from: In ancient Roman religion and myth, Janus (/ˈdʒeɪnəs/; Latin: Ianus, pronounced [ˈjaː.nus]) is the god of beginnings, gates, transitions, time, doorways, passages, and endings. He is usually depicted as having two faces, since he looks to the future and to the past. It is conventionally thought that the month of January is named for Janus (Ianuarius),[ but according to ancient Roman farmers' almanacs Juno was the tutelary deity of the month Janus presided over the beginning and ending of conflict, and hence war and peace. The doors of his temple were open in time of war, and closed to mark the peace. As a god of transitions, he had functions pertaining to birth and to journeys and exchange, and in his association with Portunus, a similar harbor and gateway god, he was concerned with travelling, trading and shipping You could use ABBA- Happy New Year but that would depend on whether you've already see Mamma Mia 20 times! The mini bios are on You Tube. The specific links are included Any way whatever you do, I hope 2018 is a good year for you! Any problems please email me.
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Teaching History Starter Pack

Teaching History Starter Pack

*Teacher Introduction to new History students *Display ideas and materials *PP Assembly New School Year *Quiz *Peer Assessment sheets *Project planning and review sheets *Guide to writing an historical essay *Literary Mat- Intro to History * PP for Y8 on The Crusades
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Victorian England/ Industrial Revolution

Victorian England/ Industrial Revolution

Suit KS3 PPs and worksheets; including Ripper resources, slums and lesson plan and PP: Did the Ind Rev benefit Britain? Link made with recent Olympic opening ceremony Engaging and fresh!
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Stalin's Russia- A Level

Stalin's Russia- A Level

*Stalin's agricultural policies *Totalitarian state? *Intro to Hitler and Stalin *Cultural policies *Bio *Role of ideology *Rise to Power *Why Stalin not Trotsky?
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World War One

World War One

*PP: Why is WW1 important? *Propaganda in WW1 *PP: The Shot That started the war *Challenge cards on Trench warfare *WW1 Assessment: Letter From the trenches *PP: Why did the lights go out across Europe?-Cross-curricular ex
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The Cold War

The Cold War

*Points Test /revision quiz *Mock Review *Revision of International Relations 1919-39 *Origins of Cold War *Cuban Missile Crisis *Vietnam
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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany

*Model answer- Hitler's Rise To Power * PP: Opposition to the Nazis *Weimar Rap *GCSE Germany Revision test *PP: Intro to Hitler and Stalin *Intro to the Totalitarian State *The Creation and Destruction of the Hitler myth *Why was the Stressemann era a golden age?
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PP Assembly: St Francis Man of The Moment

PP Assembly: St Francis Man of The Moment

Here you are! Ready to go! I have linked Pope Francis to St Francis so this assembly can be used for either. All you need is answers to two questions- (1) What is Francis patron saint of? St. Francis of Assisi, born in Umbria in 1181, was the founder of the Franciscan Order. He died on October 4, 1226 at the age of 45. Francis is considered the founder of all Franciscan Orders and the patron saint of ecologists and merchants. (2) Who was he? St Francis of Assisi: Go and Rebuild my Church HD film on You Tube or base talk on this:St. Francis of Assisi abandoned a life of luxury for a life devoted to Christianity after reportedly hearing the voice of God, who commanded him to rebuild the Christian church and live in poverty. He is the patron saint for ecologists. Born in Italy circa 1181, St. Francis of Assisi was renowned for drinking and partying in his youth. After fighting in a battle between Assisi and Perugia, Francis was captured and imprisoned for ransom. He spent nearly a year in prison—awaiting his father's payment—and, according to legend, began receiving visions from God. After his release from prison, Francis heard the voice of Christ, who told him to repair the Christian Church and live a life of poverty. Consequently, he abandoned his life of luxury and became a devotee of the faith, his reputation spreading all over the Christian world. Later in life, Francis reportedly received a vision that left him with the stigmata of Christ—marks resembling the wounds Jesus Christ suffered when he was crucified—making Francis the first person to receive such holy wounds. He was canonized as a saint on July 16, 1228. Today, St. Francis of Assisi has had a lasting resonance with millions of followers across the globe. Please leave me a review or feedback telling me how you used this resource and why Any problems please contact me directly.
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Propaganda In World War One

Propaganda In World War One

Info sheet for GCSE Britain in World War One Now lay the table and get the wine out! Please leave me a review or feedback telling me how you used this resource and why
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