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I am a Geography specialist who has also been teaching GCSE history for the past few years. I have uploaded some lessons for History and Geography. I hope people find them useful.

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I am a Geography specialist who has also been teaching GCSE history for the past few years. I have uploaded some lessons for History and Geography. I hope people find them useful.
1066: Who Should be King in 1066?
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1066: Who Should be King in 1066?

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This lesson looks at all the potential contenders for the throne in 1066. The pupils will use the contenders cards to complete a worksheet which features a variety of ways the pupils can rate the claims of the contenders including a visual scoring system. The pupils then complete a campaign poster on who should be king, this has detailed success criteria and guidance for the pupils. The lesson therefore can be 2 periods or shortened if needs be. included is: Bayeux tapestry starter Video clip on contenders The contender information cards Worksheet activity Campaign poster with success criteria. Hope this helps. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer
1066: What Was England Like in Early 1066?
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1066: What Was England Like in Early 1066?

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This is the first lesson on a Norman Conquest SOW. It gives the pupils an overview of what life was like in 1066 before the Death of Edward the Confessor and the Norman Conquest. All the resources are included. Lesson takes 1 hour. Included is: Bayeux Tapestry question starter. An overview of 11th century kings Differetiated tasks using an information sheet and a worksheet A writing task on who has the power in early 1066. Hope this helps. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer
Extending the Franchise: Peterloo and the Great Reform Act
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Extending the Franchise: Peterloo and the Great Reform Act

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Power & the People AQA GCSE History lesson. The second lesson on Extending the Franchise section Peterloo and the Great Reform Act. There are no other resources needed for the lesson and there are differentiated activities and worksheets for photocopying. Included in the lesson is: Video clip on Peterloo Activities on Peterloo both describing and comprehension Activities on the Great Reform Act both describing and comprehension Source interpretation question. Hope this helps. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer
Extending the Franchise: Early 1800's Elections & The Radicals
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Extending the Franchise: Early 1800's Elections & The Radicals

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Reform and Reformers Power & the People Lesson for AQA GCSE History. First lesson on this unit. The lesson introduces why so many people felt there were problems with elections during these years with several activities around this, The pupils then go on to learn who the Radicals were and what protests were undertaken and by whom. There is also a source interpretation question with guidance included and video clips. Lesson features:- Video clips All resources needed and photocopying files. GCSE style source interpretation question with guidance. Hope this helps. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer
Retrieval Practice History Starter Template
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Retrieval Practice History Starter Template

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This is a retrieval practice template for history using old picture frames for use at the start of a lesson as a quick quiz recap or as a plenary quiz. Pictures could be colour-coded for difficulty, or just use it as you like… https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer
The Tudor Church: Was it Corrupt?
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The Tudor Church: Was it Corrupt?

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A Key Stage 3 History lesson on corruption in the Catholic Church as part of a Tudor’s SOW. The lesson includes: The pupils will explore the evidence for corruption in the Catholic Church from Thomas Cromwell’s investigation then finish with a writing task with a structured writing frame to guide them. Starter. Video interpretation. Source interpretation on Cromwell’s investigation. Writing task. Scrabble plenary. All resources are provided. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer
The Norman Conquest:  From Motte & Bailey to Stone
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The Norman Conquest: From Motte & Bailey to Stone

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A Key Stage 3 lesson on how Motte and Bailey castles changed into stone castles as part of the Norman Conquest SOW. The pupils will explore the weaknesses of Motte and Bailey castles before investigating the first stone castles, how and why they were built, their advantages and disadvantages. The lesson include the following:- Questioning starter Video clips Differentiated source task Worksheet on castle features Plenary All worksheets included at the end for photocopying. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer
The Great Fire of London: How Great Was It?
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The Great Fire of London: How Great Was It?

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A Key Stage 3 double lesson or two single lessons on the Great Fire of London. No extra resources are needed for the lesson, but it does work best if the pupils all have a copy of the lesson on Google Classroom or such like. The activities are all differentiated so pupils can choose the level they work at. The lesson finishes with an extended writing task. Included is Video clip on how the great fire started Differentiated Activity worksheet Evaluation exercise on how Great the fire was. Hope this helps. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/markthegeographer