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I have been a History teacher for almost three years now. Currently I am working in Warrington in the North of England. I put a lot of effort into creating my premium resources and will not upload them until I am confident the lesson will be graded at least a good if not outstanding. Please contact me if you have any queries, questions or concerns about my resources. Regards

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I have been a History teacher for almost three years now. Currently I am working in Warrington in the North of England. I put a lot of effort into creating my premium resources and will not upload them until I am confident the lesson will be graded at least a good if not outstanding. Please contact me if you have any queries, questions or concerns about my resources. Regards
The American West Edexcel GCSE 1-9.

The American West Edexcel GCSE 1-9.

Included in this pack is a series of lessons linked with the Edexcel GCSE ‘The American West’, covering essential topics pupils will need to know for the first half of paper two. All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1 &2. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the American West to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included WAGOLS / Success criteria’s /Homework to further pupils understanding of Paper 2 Section 1. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic. Save over 40% On these lessons combined. You will need the Edexcel American West Textbook for parts of these lessons. **Please see my shop for other History resources and bundles. ** https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
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'Conflict at Home and Abroad' Paper 3 Edexcel GCSE - PART 1

'Conflict at Home and Abroad' Paper 3 Edexcel GCSE - PART 1

Included in this pack is PART ONE of a series of lessons linked with the Edexcel GCSE ‘American Civil Rights’ and ‘the Vietnam War’, covering essential topics pupils will need to know for paper three. All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1 &2 or 3. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the Civil Rights movement and Vietnam War to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included WAGOLS / Success criteria’s /Homework to further pupils understanding of Paper three. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic. Save over 30% On these lessons combined. You will need the Edexcel conflict at home and abroad Textbook for one of the Vietnam and civil rights Lessons. Link to PART 2 BUNDLE: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-conflict-at-home-and-abroad-paper-3-edexcel-gcse-part-2-11852238
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Medicine Through Time GCSE

Medicine Through Time GCSE

A bundle of lessons which span from Medieval to modern day medicine. All linked to the GCSE History course of Medicine Through Time. All lessons come with differentiated outcomes, most videos and songs are embedded into the P. P. Presentations with a wide ranging selection of activities and resources which will appeal to pupils of all abilities. A fantastic opportunity to help you develop your own SOW on this course. You may need the new Edexcel medicine through time 1250 - Present GCSE Text Book for some lessons.
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The American West Edexcel GCSE 1-9.

The American West Edexcel GCSE 1-9.

Included in this pack is a series of lessons linked with the Edexcel GCSE ‘The American West’, covering essential topics pupils will need to know for the first half of paper two. All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1 &2. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the American West to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included WAGOLS / Success criteria’s /Homework to further pupils understanding of Paper 2 Section 1. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic. Save over 40% On these lessons combined. You will need the Edexcel American West Textbook for parts of these lessons. **Please see my shop for other History resources and bundles. ** https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
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Medicine on the Western Front: WWI The Role of the RAMC & FANY (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

Medicine on the Western Front: WWI The Role of the RAMC & FANY (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

This lesson has been designed for the GCSE Edexcel Medicine Through Time module. All outcomes are linked with Paper One’s Assessment Objectives 1-2-3. The purpose of this lesson is to inform pupils about the ‘Chain on Evacuation’ on the Western Front. Pupils will study the role of the RAMC & FANY within this process from Regimental Aid Posts to the Base Hospital. To further extend pupils understanding I have included a role play card sort activity. The video is embedded (Link provided). Pupils consolidate their learning by applying their knowledge to an exam style question (Success criteria and differentiated help sheets included). You will need the Edexcel Medicine Through Time Textbook for part of this lesson.
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Slavery: The Middle Passage Experience.

Slavery: The Middle Passage Experience.

To link with my previous lesson ('An introduction to Slavery), this lesson starts with an autonomously moving spotlight over a picture (of raw cotton) to hook pupils into the lesson and link to one of the causes of slavery. Pupils begin the lesson through listening to a description of the middle passage to help introduce the lessons theme. Pupils then write an inquiry question they would like answered by the end of the lesson. Main Task: Depending on your class the main task for this lesson could take many forms, some suggestions are: Pupils could work in teams and study evidence (12 pieces of evidence included) around the room to create a fact file on the experience of the middle passage on A1 paper (Prize for best one). Or pupils could work independently recording what they have learnt from the evidence in their books. A video clip from the show ‘Roots’ can then be shown (embedded) to help consolidate the tasks learning. Pupils will then have the knowledge they will need to answer their enquiry question and an exam style question at the end of the lesson which the teacher can then use to assess progress. Higher and Middle / lower ability version of sources included, with a peep sheet to prompt less able and a challenge sheet for more able. Please visit my shop for more History lessons / bundles: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
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American Civil Rights: Freedom Summer and Civil Rights Act 1964.

American Civil Rights: Freedom Summer and Civil Rights Act 1964.

The Purpose of this lesson is to conduct an investigation into the events and impact of the Freedom Summer of 1964 and how this led to the introduction of the Civil Rights Act. Lesson begins with a trailer for the film 'Freedom summer' as pupils enter class they will be handed the Louisiana literacy test to take when they sit down. This is a purposefully confusing text to stop black people from registering to vote. Pupils are then introduced to the Mississippi murders though a clip from "Mississippi Burning' embedded - pupils are encouraged to write a series of questions they would like answered about these murders (they will then be able to answer these later in the lesson). Pupils study the original information booklet appealing for volunteers to enrol in the freedom summer before using this to summarise what it was about. (extension activity included here for more-able pupils) Pupils reflect upon a source of evidence to see what they can infer from it about the events of the campaign. After reflecting upon the evidence pupils will try to answer they questions they set themselves about the murders and how this again gained national attention - pupils will reflect upon an audio clip from part of a speech by President Kennedy to then discuss if he supported the Civil Rights Movement. this can then lead the way for introducing the civil rights act of 1964 - pupils are set a homework to reflect upon to what extent it was successful (linked in with GCSE exam criteria) All videos are embedded (links provided) further advice can be found in the description of the presentation.
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Vietnam War Wall Display

Vietnam War Wall Display

A colour coded wall display to help students engage with / understand the complexities and Geography of the Vietnam War. **Included: A3 Map to print off. 16 significant events of the Vietnam War. Each are colour coded: Short term causes Long term causes events of the war Tactics End of the Vietnam War. ** Fantastic for understand GCSE but also KS3 to simplify for younger students. You may require string to link up some of the events to locations. I have included a map but you may wish to purchase your own.
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WWI Medicine on the Western Front. (Edexcel  GCSE 1-9)

WWI Medicine on the Western Front. (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

Included in this pack is an entire SOW linked with the Edexcel GCSE 'The British Sector of the Western Front, 1914-18: Injuries, treatment and the trenches., covering essential topics pupils will need to know for the first half of paper one. (+ A bonus Knowledge Organiser for Medicine through time). All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1-2-3. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the western front to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included WAGOLS / Success criteria’s /Homework to further pupils understanding of Paper 1 Section 1. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic saving over 30% on these lessons combined. You will need the Edexcel Medicine Through Time Textbook for parts of these lessons. ** Please see my shop for other history resources / bundles: ** https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
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Edexcel Medicine Through time 1250 - Present: Knowledge Organiser focused on Continuity & Change.

Edexcel Medicine Through time 1250 - Present: Knowledge Organiser focused on Continuity & Change.

Colour coded A3 / A4 knowledge organiser / Revision mat / book marks - for the entire Pearson Edexcel Medicine though time course. (Paper 1) Focusing on change and continuity during the 4 main periods: Medieval Renaissance 19th Century 20th Century Significant Individuals / Government acts / Discoveries / Inventions / Dates Please visit my shop for more KS3 / GCSE Edexcel History lessons / bundles: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
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The TET Offensive (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

The TET Offensive (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

This lesson is designed to inform students about the TET offensive in order to enable them to explain why it was a significant turning point in the War leading to US public opposition. Students then will study different interpretations of the TET to then explain why they interpret it differently. Hook starter: A Selection of images for students to study upon entrance to class encouraging them to reflect upon how they would feel if they were seeing these images on TV. Students watch a video clip (Embedded) and are supplied with contextual knowledge via the PEEP SHEET if required. Students are encouraged to explain the significance of the TET and why it led to increased public opposition. Students then apply their knowledge to an exam style question (Why do interpretations one and two have different opinions about the success of the TET). WAGOL is then provided as students peer assess. Lesson ends with a rounding up of students opinions about why the TET was a turning point. easily enough to cover more than one lesson. Further instructions / video clips are included within the description of the presentation.
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Vietnam  (Edexcel GCSE)

Vietnam (Edexcel GCSE)

This is an entire fully resourced scheme of work covering every major aspect of the Vietnam War which spans from 'French Rule' to 'the End of The Vietnam War' (including reactions at home). All linked to the GCSE History course for Vietnam. All lessons come with differentiated outcomes, example answers & mark schemes, most videos and songs are embedded into the P. P. Presentations with a wide ranging selection of activities and resources which will appeal to pupils of all abilities. A fantastic opportunity to help you develop your own scheme of work on this course. You may need the conflict and home and abroad textbook to support parts of some lessons. Most however do not require a textbook. Save nearly 50% on these lessons combined! free wall display included! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
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The Second World War: D-day Operation Overlord.

The Second World War: D-day Operation Overlord.

Hook starter: As pupils enter the room the presentation will display an autonomously moving spot light to reveal a picture clue of the D-Day landings. Learning Intention and differentiated outcomes (SMSC). Pupils will work their way through several activities to achieve the lessons outcomes. 1. What was D-day? Pupils watch a short video (embedded) to introduce them to the topic. 2. Planning the invasion: Pupils work in teams to answer a series of questions in the fastest time to learn about the strategy of the day. 3. Pupils will study and listen to Eisenhower’s inspirational speech before creating their own. (Prize for best speech). 4. Pupils visit stations around the classroom to learn about one soldiers personal experience of the invasion through a study of his diary entries. 5. Pupils watch the opening scene from ‘Saving Private Ryan’ (Link provided if you do not have the DVD) As pupils watch they will complete a worksheet. Pupil’s then consolidate their judgment through watching a short video clip explaining the significance of D-day before answering a structured 8 mark exam style question to judge if overall D-day was a success or a failure. Peep Sheet provided to assist the less able pupils. Instructions and advice on how they lesson is to run can be found in the description of the presentation. Please visit my shop for more History lessons / bundles: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
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WWII Home Front: The Blitz Experience.

WWII Home Front: The Blitz Experience.

This was graded an 'outstanding' lesson. Hook starter: As pupils enter the room the presentation will display an autonomously moving spot light to reveal a picture clue of the London Blitz to hint about the context of the lesson. Lesson Intention and differentiated outcomes. (SMSC) Video links are included within the presentation. This lesson could be used without the need for exercise books as it is a learning stations based lesson for the most part. I have included 5 stations however these could be less / more dependent upon size and ability of your class. Eg: 1. War time memories / experience of the Blitz. 2. Propaganda posters (Blackout and recruitment to help during air raids). 3. Anderson / Morrision shelters. 4. Text book / war time newspapers 5. Interactive station (War time house / Interactive Air Raid map). Pupil's then consolidate their judgment through answering a structured 8 mark exam style question. If time I then ask my pupils to peer assess with WW / EBI. Instructions and advice on how they lesson is to run can be found in the description of the presentation. (All images and videos / sheets from Google / BBC Bitesize). Many Thanks.
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Anti-Fighting Assembly

Anti-Fighting Assembly

Assembly complete with embedded videos and music. focus upon the impact of fighting and linking to case studies of ‘One Punch Deaths’ to discourage fighting and encourage solving problems with words. Second part of the assembly is linked with ‘guilty by association’ how students who witness bullying or fights are just as guilty as the protagonist for encouraging bullying / fights and not trying to stop it. Finishes with a prayer.
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Medicine Through Time: Edward Jenner & Vaccination (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

Medicine Through Time: Edward Jenner & Vaccination (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

All outcomes linked with GCSE Exexcel Assessment Objectives (A01/A02) Pupils are introduced to smallpox and how it began to impact upon Britain. Pupils will then compete in teams in a literacy relay to explain Jenner's discovery and the reactions to this. (Both positive and negative. Pupils then consolidate and explain Jenner’s significance (A02) with the use of a video (several links provided to use based upon ability of your class). Pupils then use a card sort activity to help them explain the long term & short term impact of Jenner's discovery. Pupils finish the lesson with a short blurb on how Jenner's discovery influenced Pasteur and Koch to further develop vaccinations and how these changes prevented diseased in the future. You may wish to use the new Edexcel Medicine through time text book to help support this lesson, but is not necessarily required.
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The American West: Conflict and Tension Between Settlers & Plains Indians (GCSE Edexcel 1-9)

The American West: Conflict and Tension Between Settlers & Plains Indians (GCSE Edexcel 1-9)

This lesson has been designed for the GCSE Edexcel American West module. All outcomes are linked with Paper Two's Assessment Objectives 1 & 2. The focus of this lesson is to build pupils knowledge regarding the relationships and growing tension between the Plains Indians and settlers between 1835-62. Pupils will begin with a discusion of Sacheen Littlefeather refusing to accept the Best Actor Oscar on behalf of Marlon Brando due to the mistreatment of Native Americans throughout history. Why is this? Pupils will then study and discuss why there may have been tension and conflict between the Plains Indians and settlers; before being introduced to the Fort Laramie Treaty as recommended by the Pearson Edexcel Textbook. Pupils will inquire into the terms of the treaty (see description on the slide for activity advice) and why it was so unfair (class treaty sheet, explained in presentation) before consolidating with an exam style question form paper 2 about the consequences of the Treaty. Videos are embedded and links and further advice can be found within the description of the presentation. you will need the Edexcel GCSE 1-9 American West Text Book to support part of this lesson.
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American Civil Rights: The Alabama Campaign.

American Civil Rights: The Alabama Campaign.

The Purpose of this lesson is to conduct an investigation into the events and impact of peaceful protest during the early 1960s of the Civil Rights Movement. The lesson begins with a hook video / audio clip reading of Martin Luther Kings ' Letter from Birmingham Jail'. Pupils reflect upon this and ask a question they would like answered at the end of the lesson. Pupils then think-pair-share about what methods might the African American population of Birmingham employ to bring an end to segregation in such a city? Pupils reflect upon a source of evidence to see what they can infer from it about the events of the campaign. Pupils are then encouraged to conduct a journalistic investigation into the events of the campaign through 'interviewing' key figures though a relay activity (all explained in the presentation). To consolidate pupils will then write their own newspaper report about the events of the campaign and its significance linked with exam skills. Peep sheet provided for support. The lesson finished with the setting of a consolidation homework & an explanation about the March on Washington / extra newspaper articles for stretch and challenge. All videos are embedded (links provided) further advice can be found in the description of the presentation.
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The American West: Law & Order Gangs, Outlaws & The Greatest Gunfight in the West (Edexcel GCSE 1-9

The American West: Law & Order Gangs, Outlaws & The Greatest Gunfight in the West (Edexcel GCSE 1-9

This lesson has been designed for the GCSE Edexcel American West module. All outcomes are linked with Paper Two's Assessment Objectives 1 & 2. The focus of this lesson is to build pupils knowledge of outlaws such as 'Billy the Kid' and the events of the OK Corral Shoot out. Pupils begin by recapping the problems of lawlessness in the West - (Card Sort Activity) Pupils can rank these cards in various orders before applying their gain knowledge of these to a table of information. The Teachers then introduce the problem of outlaws and gangs in the West using The Reno Gang and 'billy The Kid' as examples. Pupils then work independently or in groups to construct a narrative account (As per question 2 of Paper 2) of the OK Corral shootout using a story board which can later be used as a revision tool. Videos are either embedded or links provided. Further advice can be found within the description of the presentation regarding the various forms tasks could take to suit your class.
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World War Two Home Front: Was the evacuation process a success or a failure?

World War Two Home Front: Was the evacuation process a success or a failure?

Hook starter: As pupils enter the room the presentation will display an autonomously moving spot light to reveal a picture clue of evacuated young people boarding a train to hint about the context of the lesson. Lesson Intention and differentiated outcomes. (SMSC) Video / MP3 sounds clips (with links) are embedded within the presentation. The aim of this lesson is to allow young people to explore and empathise with the evacuated young people during WWII. Pupils begin filling out a tag for themselves (reminiscent of the time) before being asked to write a short blurb about their partner to appeal to a host family. Pupils then pack their suitcase catagorise what they believe boys/girls would have needed to take with them. I then split my pupils up and place them in different areas of the classroom (locations evacuees would have been sent to). The main task involves studying an evidence pack to allow pupils to decide of the evacuation process was a success or failure by the British Government. Pupil's then consolidate watching a short video (embedded) before forming their judgment through answering a structured 8 mark exam style question. If time I then ask my pupils to peer assess with WW / EBI. Instructions and advice on how they lesson is to run can be found in the description of the presentation. Depending upon ability / how through you wish to be this could easily transcend into a two lesson process. Many Thanks.
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The American West: Introduction to Plains Indians (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

The American West: Introduction to Plains Indians (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

This lesson has been designed for the GCSE Edexcel American West module. All outcomes are linked with Paper Two's Assessment Objectives 1 & 2. The focus of this lesson is to introduce pupils to: - The Plains Indians. - their way of life. - Structure of society. - Beliefs / Religion. - Attitudes towards war and land. The lesson starts with an introduction to the question types pupils can expect for this section of Paper 2 and an overview of the topics which they will study in the American West. Pupils will compete in a Literacy Relay: Using an information booklet based upon the need to know information regarding Plains Indians (as recommended by the Pearson Edexcel Textbook), pupils will work in teams to answer a series of questions in the fastest time. Pupils will then use their answers to complete their own worksheet consolidating their understanding of the Plains Indians. I have further provided videos (embedded & links provided)and additional slides to deepen pupils knowledge and understanding of the importance of the Buffalo to the Plains Indians and their beliefs about land and nature. (Delivery advice within the description of the presentation).
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The American West: Migration & Settlement (Edexcel GCSE 1/9)

The American West: Migration & Settlement (Edexcel GCSE 1/9)

Included in this pack is a bundle of lessons linked with the Edexcel GCSE 'The American West', covering essential topics pupils will need to know to understand the foundation of settlement in the west. -Migration (Oregon Trail, Donner Party, Mormons, Gold Rush) - Push / Pull Factors - Impact of the Railroad - Early Settlements / Lawlessness / Mining Towns - Homestead Act All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1 &2. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the American West to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included Success criteria's /Homework to further pupils understanding of Paper 2 Section 1. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic. You will need the Edexcel American West Textbook for parts of these lessons.
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Medicine on the Western Front: WWI  Advancements in Medicine (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

Medicine on the Western Front: WWI Advancements in Medicine (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

This lesson has been designed for the GCSE Edexcel Medicine Through Time module. All outcomes are linked with Paper One’s Assessment Objectives 1-2-3. The lesson starts with an inquiry into a source of evidence from a soldiers diary who requires surgery. Pupils consider exam style questions to further their inquiry into following up information in the source. Examples have been provided. The main focus of this lesson is for pupils to conduct an inquiry into the advancements in medicine as a result of WW1. - Splints. - Mobile X-Ray Units. - Blood Transfusions and the Blood Bank at Cambrai. - Plastic Surgery. I have provided additional information sheet and a work sheet for pupils to do this, with advice on the forms this task could take. I have also included videos to help extend pupils knowledge. I have included a Homework which relates to furthering source inquiry skills required for Paper 1. You will need the Edexcel Medicine Through Time Textbook for part of this lesson. Please visit my shop for more History lessons / bundles: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/morlem
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