British Empire & India Scheme of Work Bundle: 25 resources including an assessment

British Empire & India Scheme of Work Bundle: 25 resources including an assessment

This Scheme of Work designed for Key Stage 3 students explores what the Empire was, why the British wanted it and how it affected India. Included is an assessment opportunity with level descriptors and full planning sheets. Different activities have been included here to maintain engagement. These lessons have been designed to last for an hour long lesson but could easily be adapted for your own educational setting. All images have been acquired through a search engine filtered to "labelled for re-use". Comments are appreciated.
maxblackburn
Form/Tutor Time Quiz Pack 1 (5 quizzes with answers!)

Form/Tutor Time Quiz Pack 1 (5 quizzes with answers!)

These are quizzes that I use with my form each week. I tend to keep a score of the teams points each week and award a winner at the end of each half term. I will hope to upload a new pack of quizzes regularly. The topics are wide-ranging as often I ask the students for a focus for the week. The answers are provided on a separate sheet. Print, distribute and mark. Easy! Please comment :-) Images are acquired through a search engine filtered to "labelled for reuse".
maxblackburn
How did WIlliam use the Feudal System?

How did WIlliam use the Feudal System?

Lego figures help to make the Feudal System a little less complex. Through reinforcing the idea of a hirearchy students begin to understand what the feudal system was and how it helped William control England. The script activity involves selected students ripping up A3 paper and dividing it amongst the class. If you have questions please ask! Comments are much appreciated :-) Images acquired through a search engine fitlered to "labelled for resuse".
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What made 9/11 so shocking?

What made 9/11 so shocking?

There aren't many September 11th lessons out there so here's one! The main objective is for students to gauge how 'complete' a BBC news clip is. The PowerPoint includes task descriptions but please ask if you can't follow the lesson. The bottom of the posters should be folded up so that you can reveal the answers! You choose the plenary. If you know of a short clip which was produced a little after the event that would be useful. Any comments are appreciated! :-) Images acquired through a search engine filtered to "labelled for reuse" BBC own the copyright to the clip in the link. I've been observed in this lesson and graded as outstanding so hopefully this works for you too. (911, 9-11)
maxblackburn
Where did people settle - Middle East

Where did people settle - Middle East

In this lesson students explore the different types of environment in which the people of the Middle East region settled. They consider the challenges and opportunities associated with coastal, oasis and desert environments. This lesson was designed for a Social Studies class in the UAE but could easily used for geography. All images acquired through a search engine filtered to labelled for reuse.
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Muslim Contributions

Muslim Contributions

In this lesson students explore contributions and discoveries made by the Islamic world. Students weigh up the importance of discoveries and then explore the posters around the room to find out more. This lesson was designed for a Social Studies class in the UAE but could easily used for history. All images acquired through a search engine filtered to labelled for reuse.
maxblackburn
Which weapon was most effective in World War One?

Which weapon was most effective in World War One?

In this lesson students challenge the History Channel and decide which weapon they believe was most effective in WW1. The lesson plan is attached but feel free to ask questions should you have any. Please note publisher document may contain two pages. Writing frame can be used for SEN students. Comments are appreciated :-) Thanks to the History Channel for the clip which is used in line with their fair usage policy. Images were located using a search engine filtered to "labelled for resuse".
maxblackburn
Rivers - are all waterfalls the same?

Rivers - are all waterfalls the same?

This lesson was designed for a high ability Y6 class who were exploring a topic on Rivers and Flooding. It would be suitable for KS3 students also. In this lesson students explore the way in which waterfalls are formed and then go on an information hunt to locate examples of world waterfalls. Images acquired via a search engine filtered to labelled for re-use. I hope that this saves you some time :-)
maxblackburn
Why do rivers bend? Meanders and Oxbows

Why do rivers bend? Meanders and Oxbows

This lesson was designed for a high ability Y6 class who were exploring a topic on Rivers and Flooding. It would be suitable for KS3 students also. In this lesson students explore the landforms created by river processes. In particular, they explore meanders and oxbow lakes. This lesson was supported by the Geog 1 textbook but could be supported by another relevant geography textbook should you not have this. I hope that this saves you some time :-) Images have been acquired through a search engine filtered to labelled for re-use.
maxblackburn
Importance of water and preservation

Importance of water and preservation

These two lessons were design for a high ability Y6 group learning about the topic of Rivers and Flooding. In these two lessons students explore ideas about the importance of water and the reasons why it should be preserved. A good range of activities are include from comprehension, to creative writing and data analysis. All images acquired through a search engine filtered to labeled for re-use. I hope that I have saved you some time :-)
maxblackburn
Upper, Middle and Lower Course - Rivers

Upper, Middle and Lower Course - Rivers

This lesson was designed for a high ability Y6 class who were exploring a topic on Rivers and Flooding. It would be suitable for KS3 students also. In this lesson students explore the key features of the upper, middle and lower course. You will need to print off a large versions of the powerpoint slides so that students can use them on their information hunt. My students really enjoyed this lesson. Hopefully it will save you some time. All images acquired through a search engine filtered to labelled for re-use. Enjoy :-)
maxblackburn
Henry VIII - Field of the Cloth of Gold

Henry VIII - Field of the Cloth of Gold

In this lesson students essentially judge how cool Henry VIII was. Through exploring the Field of the Cloth of Gold and a range of other statements students will make a judgement based on the "Cool-o-meter" This lesson was taught as an 80 minute lesson to Y8 but could easily be adapted to suit shorter lessons. There a range of activities here and my students found the lesson enjoyable! Students will need the resources attached and some colours to shade in statements. Enjoy! All images acquired through a search engine filtered to "labelled for re-use". Comments are appreciated.
maxblackburn
How successful was the Roman army?

How successful was the Roman army?

In this lesson students challenge an interpretation made by the History Channel. The lesson is set-up by students watching a minute long introduction to a documentary. They then spend the lesson trying to test the interpretation presented. The end result is that students write a letter to the History Channel advising whether their statement was right or wrong. I taught this lesson to some able Y6 students but it work equally well for Y7 and Y8 if desired. Example student work attached. All images acquired from a search engine filtered to "labelled for re-use" Comments are appreciated.
maxblackburn
Henry VIII Tarsia Revision Puzzle

Henry VIII Tarsia Revision Puzzle

This Tarsia puzzle covers the theme of Henry VIII's early reign. It was designed for KS3 students but could be applied to GCSE specs. Great activity for a no pen day! A Tarsia puzzle requires students to match up sides of triangles to form a hexagonal shape. They are brilliant for revision and get students to think hard. I use these at the starts of ends of lessons and they can take 10-20 minutes depending on your class's confidence in the material. All materials are provided here including student instructions, student puzzle pieces and teacher answers. All images have been acquired through a search engine filtered to labelled for re-use. Enjoy!
maxblackburn
1066 Battle of Hastings Tarsia Revision Puzzle

1066 Battle of Hastings Tarsia Revision Puzzle

This Tarsia puzzle covers the broad theme of 1066. This includes the reason why people were push and pulled to England up to the Battle of Hastings. I made this tarsia to allow students to revise a classic Battle of Hastings assessment. Could be used for GCSE specs if required. A Tarsia puzzle requires students to match up sides of triangles to form a hexagonal shape. They are brilliant for revision and get students to think hard. I use these at the starts of ends of lessons and they can take 10-20 minutes depending on your class's confidence in the material. All materials are provided here including student instructions, student puzzle pieces and teacher answers. All images have been acquired through a search engine filtered to labelled for re-use. Enjoy!
maxblackburn
Elizabeth Plots and Revolts Revision Tarsia Puzzle

Elizabeth Plots and Revolts Revision Tarsia Puzzle

This Tarsia puzzle covers the theme of Elizabethan England - Plots and Revolts at home. Great for 9-1 GCSE revision and intervention sessions. Made for Edexcel but I'm sure it fits other exam board specs. A Tarsia puzzle requires students to match up sides of triangles to form a hexagonal shape. They are brilliant for revision and get students to think hard. I use these at the starts of ends of lessons and they can take 10-20 minutes depending on your class's confidence in the material. All materials are provided here including student instructions, student puzzle pieces and teacher answers. All images have been acquired through a search engine filtered to labelled for re-use. Enjoy!
maxblackburn
Vietnam War Revision Tarsia

Vietnam War Revision Tarsia

This Tarsia puzzle covers the theme of the Vietnam War. Great for GCSE/A-level revision and intervention sessions. A Tarsia puzzle requires students to match up sides of triangles to form a hexagonal shape. They are brilliant for revision and get students to think hard. I use these at the starts of ends of lessons and they can take 10-20 minutes depending on your class's confidence in the material. All materials are provided here including student instructions, student puzzle pieces and teacher answers. All images have been acquired through a search engine filtered to labelled for re-use. Enjoy!
maxblackburn
Elizabethan England Tarsia Revision Puzzle

Elizabethan England Tarsia Revision Puzzle

This Tarsia puzzle covers the theme of the Elizabethan England. More specifically Edexcel's topic 1. Great for 9-1 GCSE revision and intervention sessions. A Tarsia puzzle requires students to match up sides of triangles to form a hexagonal shape. They are brilliant for revision and get students to think hard. I use these at the starts of ends of lessons and they can take 10-20 minutes depending on your class's confidence in the material. All materials are provided here including student instructions, student puzzle pieces and teacher answers. All images have been acquired through a search engine filtered to labelled for re-use. Enjoy!
maxblackburn
British Empire & India Scheme of Work Bundle: 25 resources including an assessment

British Empire & India Scheme of Work Bundle: 25 resources including an assessment

This Scheme of Work designed for Key Stage 3 students explores what the Empire was, why the British wanted it and how it affected India. Included is an assessment opportunity with level descriptors and full planning sheets. Different activities have been included here to maintain engagement. These lessons have been designed to last for an hour long lesson but could easily be adapted for your own educational setting. All images have been acquired through a search engine filtered to "labelled for re-use". Comments are appreciated.
maxblackburn
American West Revision Tarsia Puzzle

American West Revision Tarsia Puzzle

This Tarsia puzzle covers the theme of the American West. Great for 9-1 GCSE revision and intervention sessions. A Tarsia puzzle requires students to match up sides of triangles to form a hexagonal shape. They are brilliant for revision and get students to think hard. I use these at the starts of ends of lessons and they can take 10-20 minutes depending on your class's confidence in the material. All materials are provided here including student instructions, student puzzle pieces and teacher answers. All images have been acquired through a search engine filtered to labelled for re-use. Enjoy!
maxblackburn
Origins of the Cold War Revision Tarsia Puzzle

Origins of the Cold War Revision Tarsia Puzzle

This Tarsia puzzle covers the theme of the Origings of the Cold War. Great for 9-1 GCSE revision and intervention sessions. Made for Edexcel Paper 2 Topic 1 but I'm sure it fits other exam board specs. A Tarsia puzzle requires students to match up sides of triangles to form a hexagonal shape. They are brilliant for revision and get students to think hard. I use these at the starts of ends of lessons and they can take 10-20 minutes depending on your class's confidence in the material. All materials are provided here including student instructions, student puzzle pieces and teacher answers. All images have been acquired through a search engine filtered to labelled for re-use. Enjoy!
maxblackburn