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Miss Taylor's History Resource Shop

Welcome to my shop! I am an outstanding History teacher in an outstanding department in an outstanding school. I am Head of KS3 with also over 10 years experience of teaching KS4 and KS5 History. I currently teach the new Edexcel 9-1 GCSE so a lot of my work is focused towards this content to prepare students for their assessments. I pride myself on planning fun and exciting lessons and creating resources, and it makes sense to share these and hopefully save you some time. Have a look!

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Welcome to my shop! I am an outstanding History teacher in an outstanding department in an outstanding school. I am Head of KS3 with also over 10 years experience of teaching KS4 and KS5 History. I currently teach the new Edexcel 9-1 GCSE so a lot of my work is focused towards this content to prepare students for their assessments. I pride myself on planning fun and exciting lessons and creating resources, and it makes sense to share these and hopefully save you some time. Have a look!
KS3 History Scheme of Work:  Crusades
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KS3 History Scheme of Work: Crusades

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A great time saver for teachers delivering KS3 History Medieval unit. This is a Scheme of Work on the Crusades. It addresses key questions such as: Why did people go on a Crusade? What were the consequences of the Crusades? The activities include card sorts, source work skills, and extended writing. This SOW includes key questions and lesson enquiries as well as possible teaching and learning activities and links to 'Personal Learning Thinking Skills.' It also suggests assessment strategies and differentiation opportunities.
KS3 History Scheme of Work: What is History?
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KS3 History Scheme of Work: What is History?

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A great time saver for teachers delivering KS3 History introductory unit. This is a Scheme of Work introduces students to key themes and skills studied in History. Over 4 lessons it focuses on source work skills, getting the students to make inferences from evidence and introduces concepts such as chronology and anachronisms. This SOW includes key questions and lesson enquiries as well as possible teaching and learning activities and links to 'Personal Learning Thinking Skills.' It also suggests assessment strategies and differentiation opportunities.
KS3 History Scheme of Work: The English Civil War.
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KS3 History Scheme of Work: The English Civil War.

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A great time saver for teachers delivering KS3 Civil War in England. This is a Scheme of Work that encourages students to assess why the war started and why Parliament won. It focuses on extended writing an getting the students to prioritise reasons and justify their choice. This SOW includes key questions and lesson enquiries as well as possible teaching and learning activities and links to 'Personal Learning Thinking Skills.' It also suggests assessment strategies and differentiation opportunities.
KS3 History Scheme of Work. Did the Second World War end all wars?
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KS3 History Scheme of Work. Did the Second World War end all wars?

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A great time saver for teachers delivering KS3 History. This is a Scheme of Work on the world post'45. It focuses on key events within the Cold War such as the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Berlin Wall, as well as bringing students up to the present date by looking at terrorism. This SOW includes key questions and lesson enquiries as well as possible teaching and learning activities and links to 'Personal Learning Thinking Skills.' It also suggests assessment strategies and differentiation opportunities.
KS3 History Scheme of Work: The British Empire.
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KS3 History Scheme of Work: The British Empire.

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A great time saver for teachers delivering KS3 History. This is a Scheme of Work on the British Empire. It focuses on interpretations and source work skills, getting the students to make inferences from evidence. This SOW includes key questions and lesson enquiries as well as possible teaching and learning activities and links to 'Personal Learning Thinking Skills.' It also suggests assessment strategies and differentiation opportunities.
GCSE History Edexcel 9-1 Cold War model answer for mock paper.
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GCSE History Edexcel 9-1 Cold War model answer for mock paper.

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This is a highly useful resource and a real time saver. This is a model answer for the questions on the new specimen paper provided by Edexcel. It includes answers for: Explain two consequences of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. Write a narrative account analysing the key events of the Prague Spring. Explain the importance of the Truman Doctrine for the development of the Cold War. Explain the importance of the construction of the Berlin Wall for relations between the USA and the Soviet Union 1961-63. Explain the importance of the Helsinki Agreements for superpower relations.
GCSE History: Edexcel 9-1.  WHOLE UNIT INC RESOURCES:  Cold War 1941-1991 Scheme of work & resources
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GCSE History: Edexcel 9-1. WHOLE UNIT INC RESOURCES: Cold War 1941-1991 Scheme of work & resources

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For teachers delivering new Edexcel GCSE 9-1. It includes a comprehensive, easy to follow scheme of work to cover the full content from the specification in 21 lessons at 1 hour long each. The scheme offers a range of lesson ideas as well as covering the key concepts and assessment strategies and opportunities. It is fully compatible with the 2 key text books, Hodder and Pearson. This package includes powerpoints, worksheets, card sorts and end of unit tests. These are numbered in sequence which correlate with the scheme of work. It really is everything you will need to deliver this new unit in line with the new spec to a high standard. Enjoy!
KS3 History Scheme of Work: Battle of Hastings 1066
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KS3 History Scheme of Work: Battle of Hastings 1066

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A great time saver for teachers delivering KS3 History Battle of Hastings 1066 unit. This is a Scheme of Work that encourages students to assess why William won. Over 5 lessons (and an assessment) it includes decision making, card sorts and active lessons. This SOW includes key questions and lesson enquiries as well as possible teaching and learning activities and links to 'Personal Learning Thinking Skills.' It also suggests assessment strategies and differentiation opportunities.
GCSE History: Edexcel 9-1.  WHOLE UNIT INC RESOURCES:  Whitechapel 1870 - 1900.
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GCSE History: Edexcel 9-1. WHOLE UNIT INC RESOURCES: Whitechapel 1870 - 1900.

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For teachers delivering the new Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Historic environment Whitechapel in the Crime and Punishment unit. It includes a comprehensive, easy to follow scheme of work to cover the full content from the specification in 11 lessons at 1 hour long each. The scheme offers a range of lesson ideas and resources as well as covering the key concepts and assessment strategies and opportunities. It is fully compatible with the 2 key text books, Hodder and Pearson. This package includes powerpoints and worksheets. These are numbered in sequence which correlate with the scheme of work. It focuses on the exam skills required in this unit, with a very useful approach consisting of 4 easy to remember steps to approach utility questions. It really is everything you will need to deliver this new unit in line with the new spec to a high standard. Enjoy!
GCSE History Edexcel 9-1 model answer Cold War.
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GCSE History Edexcel 9-1 model answer Cold War.

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A great time saver for History teachers delivering the new Edexcel 9-1 spec. This is a model answer for a question on the Cold War unit. These are incredibly useful for getting the students familiar which exam technique and for revision. The questions are: 'Explain two consequences of Khrushchev’s ultimatum' and 'Explain the importance of the Cuban Missile Crisis (1962) for relations between USA and the Soviet Union.'
KS3 History Assessment: How useful are these sources for an enquiry into trench warfare?
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KS3 History Assessment: How useful are these sources for an enquiry into trench warfare?

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For teachers delivering Key Stage three history. This is an assessment for the question: 'How useful are these sources for an enquiry into trench warfare?' It uses a question stem from the new Edexcel GCSE 9-1 course to help prepare students. It also includes a help sheet for the students including structure and key words as well as a mark sheet for the teacher. This is in line with the old National Curriculum levels, but it is easily adaptable for individual needs for life after levels!
KS3 History Scheme of Work: Castles
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KS3 History Scheme of Work: Castles

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A great time saver for teachers delivering KS3 History Castles unit. This is a Scheme of Work that focuses on change and continuity. Over 5 lessons (and an assessment) it covers how William established control, including the Feudal system and the Domesday book before moving onto Castles. This SOW includes key questions and lesson enquiries as well as possible teaching and learning activities and links to 'Personal Learning Thinking Skills.' It also suggests assessment strategies and differentiation opportunities.
KS3 History Scheme of Work: The Transatlantic Slave Trade.
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KS3 History Scheme of Work: The Transatlantic Slave Trade.

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A great time saver for teachers delivering KS3 Slavery unit. This is a Scheme of Work that encourages students to assess why the Slave Trade was abolished. It allows students to understand why people supported the Slave Trade, how it was abolished and the role of William Wilberforce, as well as realising that Slavery still exists today and gets students to consider what they could do to prevent it. This SOW includes key questions and lesson enquiries as well as possible teaching and learning activities and links to 'Personal Learning Thinking Skills.' It also suggests assessment strategies and differentiation opportunities.
KS3 SOW lessons and assessment: Henry VIII
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KS3 SOW lessons and assessment: Henry VIII

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This bundle includes a easy to follow Scheme of Work which outlines lesson ideas and links to 'Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills' as well as differentiation and cross curricular links. It also includes 4 lessons with PowerPoint presentations and activities as well as an end of unit assessment on utility and corresponding mark scheme.
Key Stage three History Assessment: How useful is this source for telling us about Henry VIII?
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Key Stage three History Assessment: How useful is this source for telling us about Henry VIII?

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For teachers delivering Key Stage three history. This is an assessment for the question 'How useful is this source for telling us about Henry VIII?' It uses a question stem from the new Edexcel GCSE 9-1 course to help prepare students. It also includes a help sheet for the students including structure and key words as well as a mark sheet for the teacher. This is in line with the old National Curriculum levels, but it is easily adaptable for individual needs for life after levels!
KS3 KS4 History Lesson on the Cuban Missile Crisis.
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KS3 KS4 History Lesson on the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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This lesson got a great response from Ofsted and students. It can be delivered to KS3 or KS4 students studying the Cold War. It goes through the events of the 13 day crisis as 'breaking news.' This dramatic technique works well if the events are cut out and out in envelopes for students to open and read to the class as the lesson progresses. This package includes the resources and PowerPoint required for this outstanding lesson.
KS3 History lesson: Why did Henry VIII want a divorce?
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KS3 History lesson: Why did Henry VIII want a divorce?

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A successful lesson for teachers delivering KS3 History Tudor Unit. This package includes a powerpoint presentation and activities focusing on why Henry VIII wanted a divorce. It engages students by getting them to make inferences on sources and explaining why these would pose a problem for Henry. It also includes a fun quiz in the plenary.
KS3 History Scheme of Work: Why is it important to remember the Holocaust.
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KS3 History Scheme of Work: Why is it important to remember the Holocaust.

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A great time saver for teachers delivering KS3 History. This is a Scheme of Work on Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. It gets students to assess reasons why Hitler got into power, to the Holocaust and how it should be remembered. This SOW includes key questions and lesson enquiries as well as possible teaching and learning activities and links to 'Personal Learning Thinking Skills.' It also suggests assessment strategies and differentiation opportunities.
KS3 History Scheme of Work: Henry II & King John
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KS3 History Scheme of Work: Henry II & King John

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A great time saver for teachers delivering KS3 History. This is a Scheme of Work on medieval monarchs and whether they could rule how they wanted. It focuses on Henry II and Thomas Becket followed by King John, challenging the traditional interpretation of him as a 'bad king.' Over 4 lessons (and an assessment) it focuses on source work skills, interpretations and high level thinking skills. This SOW includes key questions and lesson enquiries as well as possible teaching and learning activities and links to 'Personal Learning Thinking Skills.' It also suggests assessment strategies and differentiation opportunities.
KS3 History Scheme of Work. Votes for Women.
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KS3 History Scheme of Work. Votes for Women.

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A great time saver for teachers delivering KS3 History. This is a Scheme of Work on Votes for Women. It encourages students to evaluate why there are different interpretations on the death of Emily Davison. This SOW includes key questions and lesson enquiries as well as possible teaching and learning activities and links to 'Personal Learning Thinking Skills.' It also suggests assessment strategies and differentiation opportunities.