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M. Shanahan

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I'm a History teacher with experience in the state/independent sector. I've spent several hours attending webinars and training courses and using the AQA website to create lessons for the new specification. I've tried to ensure that every lesson is as simple to understand as possible, with teacher notes at the bottom of each slide if necessary, and with answers provided for any questions/activity.

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I'm a History teacher with experience in the state/independent sector. I've spent several hours attending webinars and training courses and using the AQA website to create lessons for the new specification. I've tried to ensure that every lesson is as simple to understand as possible, with teacher notes at the bottom of each slide if necessary, and with answers provided for any questions/activity.
AQA (9-1) GCSE History - Health and the People - Part 1 Quick Quizzes
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AQA (9-1) GCSE History - Health and the People - Part 1 Quick Quizzes

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AQA (9-1) GCSE History - Health and the People - Part 1 Quick Quizzes At the start of each lesson you will see a 'quick quiz' powerpoint slide. This document can be given to students so that each lesson they know that the start activity is to take this sheet and to answer, in silence, questions relating to the previous lesson. This is a great way to assess prior learning.
AQA (9-1) GCSE History - Health and the People - Lesson 13 (Role of Hospitals)
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AQA (9-1) GCSE History - Health and the People - Lesson 13 (Role of Hospitals)

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AQA (9-1) GCSE History - Health and the People - Lesson 13 (Role of Hospitals) In this lesson, students use information from the AQA textbook to complete a grid where they compare hospitals in the Middle Ages with 18th/19th century. After this, there are 2 clips to watch (as recommended by AQA) to look at John Hunter and Florence Nightingale. Students complete the 'Key Individual' Sheet whilst watching this.
AQA (9-1) GCSE History - Health and the People Part Two
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AQA (9-1) GCSE History - Health and the People Part Two

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AQA (9-1) GCSE History - Health and the People - Part Two I've used the AQA Scheme of Work and recommended materials to plan Part One of the Heath and the People Course. The lessons should take one hour, as recommended by the exam board. I have taught the lessons to mixed ability classes in Years 9 and 10, and all students have been able to access the materials. Where necessary, answers have been put on the slide. I've also included a course companion, which was distributed to students at the start of the course, along with a subject knowledge checklist which students have put at the front of their folders to use as a 'checklist'. There is also an end of part two subject knowledge test, with answers. If you have any questions about any of the resources then please don't hesitate to get in touch.
AQA GCSE History (9-1) Health and the People Course Companion
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AQA GCSE History (9-1) Health and the People Course Companion

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A 'Course Companion' that will be given to students at the start of the unit 'Health and the People'. It cover the course specification as a check list that students can tick to check their subject knowledge. As well as covering the specification, it goes through exam questions, telling students how long they should spend on each question, and for 2x questions given them sentence starters. After this, 3 answers are given to students so that they can see the difference between the different marks. There is space for students to write in examples of sample questions. All information in the booklet is taken from the AQA Website and from webinar materials.
AQA (9-1) GCSE History - Health and the People - Lesson 5 (Medieval Surgery)
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AQA (9-1) GCSE History - Health and the People - Lesson 5 (Medieval Surgery)

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AQA (9-1) GCSE History - Health and the People - Lesson 5 (Medieval Surgery) An hour long lesson looking at the impact of Christianity on Medieval England, following the Scheme of Work as set out by AQA textbook. An easy-to-follow lesson which I have tested and used on 4 classes (in Years 9-10 at my school) of mixed ability. Resources on the powerpoint that can be printed and laminated. Images also used so that students can have a visual image to remind them of key individuals.
AQA (9-1) GCSE History - Exam Questions for All Units
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AQA (9-1) GCSE History - Exam Questions for All Units

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In light of the new specification, I've created an easy to read document outlining the exam questions in each paper with examples taken from resources provided by AQA. This allows teachers to easily spot patterns in the types of questions asked.
AQA (9-1) GCSE History - Paper 1 Key Dates Bookmarks
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AQA (9-1) GCSE History - Paper 1 Key Dates Bookmarks

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Bookmarks listing the key dates/events for 2 topics on GCSE History AQA Paper 1 (Conflict and Tension 1918 - 1939 and Germany 1890 - 1945). I get these laminated and students use these throughout the course both in class and at home. These can easily be adapted for any topics, and can be used in a variety of ways, and parents have commented on how they like to use them with students so that they can support them in their revision/studies.
GCSE History OCR (SHP) - American West and Medicine Course Companion
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GCSE History OCR (SHP) - American West and Medicine Course Companion

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An 18-page booklet outlining the OCR Spec for the American West/Medicine presented in a tick box style for students to use to help to guide their revision, and a 'how to' guide for how to answer the questions based on the 2015 paper. This booklet is well-presented and easy for pupils to use, and can be easily adapted for any topic/unit.
AQA (9-1) GCSE History - Health and the People - Mock Exam and Mark Scheme
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AQA (9-1) GCSE History - Health and the People - Mock Exam and Mark Scheme

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A mock exam for AQA GCSE History Health and the People. Made from questions given by AQA and in the textbook. There is a double sided sheet for students, and the layout is in the same layout as the exam paper. After the exam, there is space for students to reflect on their performance before it is marked. I've also included a mark scheme. I have given this to my students after Lesson 20. I will then give them feedback which should help them for a final End of Unit Mock Exam at the end of the course.