Hero image

The History Place

I'm an Australian/Scottish teacher of History and English currently based in Scotland. Most of my resources are aimed at the Scottish BGE curriculum at 3rd year level, and the N4/5 History courses which prepare students for progression if undertaking N4 or to pass their exams at N5.

I'm an Australian/Scottish teacher of History and English currently based in Scotland. Most of my resources are aimed at the Scottish BGE curriculum at 3rd year level, and the N4/5 History courses which prepare students for progression if undertaking N4 or to pass their exams at N5.
Scotland and the Great War Full N4/5 Unit of Work

Scotland and the Great War Full N4/5 Unit of Work

This Unit of Work is specifically designed for the National 4 and 5 History course in Scotland. It covers all the required topics students must know to be prepared for their exams, and includes regular practice source questions (including timed), scaffolds to help them improve on their responses, and a variety of tasks to help them better their understanding of Scotland and the Great War. Note: All funds raised by the sale of these resources will be donated towards contributing towards the costs of my upcoming teaching placement in Rwanda in July 2018 alongside IEE Rwanda and GLP Scotland helping to improve educational opportunities and professional development in Rwanda
owlery
Holocaust Full Unit Programme

Holocaust Full Unit Programme

This Holocaust unit of work is aimed at an S3 or Year 9 History class. The course follows through from establishing understandings of discrimination and Antisemitism in particular, then to the origins of Hitler's reign before examining how Germans were made to hate the Jews, anti-Jewish policies and the Kindertransport, and the Final Solution. This program also ties in with new Scottish benchmarks about changing technology, so looks briefly at the atomic bombs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the establishment of the UN to tie in with the assessment task. Note: All funds raised by the sale of these resources will be donated towards contributing towards the costs of my upcoming teaching placement in Rwanda in July 2018 alongside IEE Rwanda and GLP Scotland helping to improve educational opportunities and professional development in Rwanda
owlery
Apartheid in South Africa Full Unit of Work

Apartheid in South Africa Full Unit of Work

This unit of work is aimed at an S3 or Year 9 History class. This program looks at the development of Apartheid in South Africa from early colonial origins, through the changing laws and governments, and finally to the end of Apartheid in 1991-1994. There are also two practice exam style source questions for the Scottish system with scaffolds on how to complete them in order to begin preparing them for their senior courses. The criteria for the assessment are based on the Scottish system, however could be easily adapted. Note: All funds raised by the sale of these resources will be donated towards contributing towards the costs of my upcoming teaching placement in Rwanda in July 2018 alongside IEE Rwanda and GLP Scotland helping to improve educational opportunities and professional development in Rwanda
owlery
Scotland and the Great War Full N4/5 Unit of Work

Scotland and the Great War Full N4/5 Unit of Work

This Unit of Work is specifically designed for the National 4 and 5 History course in Scotland. It covers all the required topics students must know to be prepared for their exams, and includes regular practice source questions (including timed), scaffolds to help them improve on their responses, and a variety of tasks to help them better their understanding of Scotland and the Great War. Note: All funds raised by the sale of these resources will be donated towards contributing towards the costs of my upcoming teaching placement in Rwanda in July 2018 alongside IEE Rwanda and GLP Scotland helping to improve educational opportunities and professional development in Rwanda
owlery
Rise of the Nazis: Persecution of the Jews Lesson 16

Rise of the Nazis: Persecution of the Jews Lesson 16

Note: All funds raised from proceeds of these resource sales will be going towards covering costs of my placement with GLP Scotland in summer 2018 where I will be travelling to Rwanda to work alongside Rwandan educators to improve educational opportunities in Rwanda! To learn more visit: This is a Scottish National 4/5 History lesson on the persecution of the Jews. This includes a timeline of increasing persecution and the progression of persecution from legal exclusion and violence, to segregation, to extermination. Includes survivor testimony videos.
owlery
Rise of the Nazis: Opposition to the Nazis Lesson 17

Rise of the Nazis: Opposition to the Nazis Lesson 17

Note: All funds raised from proceeds of these resource sales will be going towards covering costs of my placement with GLP Scotland in summer 2018 where I will be travelling to Rwanda to work alongside Rwandan educators to improve educational opportunities in Rwanda! To learn more visit: This is a Scottish National 4/5 History lesson on the opposition to National Socialism, looking at communist resistance, church resistance (or lack thereof), youth resistance, and the White Rose. It does not however include internal resistance (for example Operation Valkyrie).
owlery
Rise of the Nazis: Economic Policies Lesson 18

Rise of the Nazis: Economic Policies Lesson 18

Note: All funds raised from proceeds of these resource sales will be going towards covering costs of my placement with GLP Scotland in summer 2018 where I will be travelling to Rwanda to work alongside Rwandan educators to improve educational opportunities in Rwanda! To learn more visit: This is a Scottish National 4/5 History lesson on the Nazi economic policies and how this helped maintain their power. Also looks at a consideration of how successful these policies really were.
owlery
Rise of the Nazis: Social Policies Lesson 19-21

Rise of the Nazis: Social Policies Lesson 19-21

Note: All funds raised from proceeds of these resource sales will be going towards covering costs of my placement with GLP Scotland in summer 2018 where I will be travelling to Rwanda to work alongside Rwandan educators to improve educational opportunities in Rwanda! To learn more visit: This is a Scottish National 4/5 History lesson on Nazi social policies and controls including militarism, education and youth programs. It is technically three lessons rolled into one so will take several lessons to get through!
owlery
Rise of the Nazis: Role of Women Lesson 22

Rise of the Nazis: Role of Women Lesson 22

Note: All funds raised from proceeds of these resource sales will be going towards covering costs of my placement with GLP Scotland in summer 2018 where I will be travelling to Rwanda to work alongside Rwandan educators to improve educational opportunities in Rwanda! To learn more visit: This is a Scottish National 4/5 History lesson on the role of women in Nazi Germany.
owlery
Rise of the Nazis: Rallies and Propaganda Lesson 23

Rise of the Nazis: Rallies and Propaganda Lesson 23

Note: All funds raised from proceeds of these resource sales will be going towards covering costs of my placement with GLP Scotland in summer 2018 where I will be travelling to Rwanda to work alongside Rwandan educators to improve educational opportunities in Rwanda! To learn more visit: This is a Scottish National 4/5 History lesson on the use of rallies and propaganda to help control Germany and keep the German people in line with the expectations of the Nazi regime.
owlery
Rise of the Nazis Full N4/5 Unit of Work

Rise of the Nazis Full N4/5 Unit of Work

This is a full sequence of lessons to prepare Scottish National 4 and 5 students for their European and World topic on the Rise of the Nazis. It includes a full range of activities and all lessons cater for mixed National 4/5 classes. It includes tasks which can help National 4 students meet required outcomes, and practice exam style questions and peer marking opportunities to help National 5 students best prepare for their examinations. Please note - the bundle excludes the propaganda and rallies lesson due to limitations on number of files included! If you buy the bundle, please contact me directly and I will organise for you to have access to the final lesson and full unit plan document.
owlery
Rise of the Nazis: Treaty of Versailles Lesson 2

Rise of the Nazis: Treaty of Versailles Lesson 2

Note: All funds raised from proceeds of these resource sales will be going towards covering costs of my placement with GLP Scotland in summer 2018 where I will be travelling to Rwanda to work alongside Rwandan educators to improve educational opportunities in Rwanda! To learn more visit: This is a Scottish National 4/5 History lesson on the Treaty of Versailles and the impact this had on Germany. I use a resource from another TES user for this lesson which complements the rest of my work. It can be found at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/treaty-of-versailles-6146812 My resources which add to this are focused on Scottish N4/5 exams
owlery
Rise of the Nazis: Impact of WWI Lesson 1

Rise of the Nazis: Impact of WWI Lesson 1

Note: All funds raised from proceeds of these resource sales will be going towards covering costs of my placement with GLP Scotland in summer 2018 where I will be travelling to Rwanda to work alongside Rwandan educators to improve educational opportunities in Rwanda! To learn more visit: This is a Scottish National 4/5 History lesson on the impact of WWI on the Rise of the Nazis. Students study the political and social environment in Germany immediately following WWI and how these conditions led to an angry populace looking for answers. Students then complete exam style source questions which will help them pass N4 units or the N5 exam.
owlery
Rise of the Nazis: Opposition to the Treaty Lesson 3

Rise of the Nazis: Opposition to the Treaty Lesson 3

Note: All funds raised from proceeds of these resource sales will be going towards covering costs of my placement with GLP Scotland in summer 2018 where I will be travelling to Rwanda to work alongside Rwandan educators to improve educational opportunities in Rwanda! To learn more visit: This is a Scottish National 4/5 History lesson on German opposition to the Treaty of Versailles. Student learn about the range of reasons for anger at the Treaty and begin to consider why this may have led them to seek more extreme parties.
owlery
Rise of the Nazis: Spartacist Revolt Lesson 5

Rise of the Nazis: Spartacist Revolt Lesson 5

Note: All funds raised from proceeds of these resource sales will be going towards covering costs of my placement with GLP Scotland in summer 2018 where I will be travelling to Rwanda to work alongside Rwandan educators to improve educational opportunities in Rwanda! To learn more visit: This is a Scottish National 4/5 History lesson on the Spartacist Uprising. Students learn about the events and their impacts in regards to helping the Nazis gain power.
owlery
Rise of the Nazis: Munich Putsch Lesson 7

Rise of the Nazis: Munich Putsch Lesson 7

Note: All funds raised from proceeds of these resource sales will be going towards covering costs of my placement with GLP Scotland in summer 2018 where I will be travelling to Rwanda to work alongside Rwandan educators to improve educational opportunities in Rwanda! To learn more visit: This is a Scottish National 4/5 History lesson on the Munich Putsch in more detail following from the previous lesson on the crises of 1923. My information worksheets are modified from the worksheets which can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/munich-putsch-6130752
owlery
Rise of the Nazis: Year of Crises Lesson 6

Rise of the Nazis: Year of Crises Lesson 6

Note: All funds raised from proceeds of these resource sales will be going towards covering costs of my placement with GLP Scotland in summer 2018 where I will be travelling to Rwanda to work alongside Rwandan educators to improve educational opportunities in Rwanda! To learn more visit: This is a Scottish National 4/5 History lesson on the Year of Crises focusing on the Invasion of the Ruhr and Hyperinflation and touches on the Munich Putsch - a separate lesson looks at the Munich Putsch in more detail.
owlery
Rise of the Nazis: The Golden Era Lesson 8

Rise of the Nazis: The Golden Era Lesson 8

Note: All funds raised from proceeds of these resource sales will be going towards covering costs of my placement with GLP Scotland in summer 2018 where I will be travelling to Rwanda to work alongside Rwandan educators to improve educational opportunities in Rwanda! To learn more visit: This is a Scottish National 4/5 History lesson on the Golden Era under Stresemann. This looks at his key policies which for a time kept the Nazi rise at bay.
owlery
Rise of the Nazis: Collapse of Weimar Lesson 9

Rise of the Nazis: Collapse of Weimar Lesson 9

Note: All funds raised from proceeds of these resource sales will be going towards covering costs of my placement with GLP Scotland in summer 2018 where I will be travelling to Rwanda to work alongside Rwandan educators to improve educational opportunities in Rwanda! To learn more visit: This is a Scottish National 4/5 History lesson on the reasons why the Weimar Republic eventually collapsed. It looks at the events in Germany following the Great Depression and Hitler’s rise to the Chancellory.
owlery
Rise of the Nazis: Recapping Weimar's Problems Lesson 10

Rise of the Nazis: Recapping Weimar's Problems Lesson 10

Note: All funds raised from proceeds of these resource sales will be going towards covering costs of my placement with GLP Scotland in summer 2018 where I will be travelling to Rwanda to work alongside Rwandan educators to improve educational opportunities in Rwanda! To learn more visit: This is a Scottish National 4/5 History lesson on recapping all the issues the Weimar Government faced during its control of Germany in the lead up to Nazi electoral victory in 1933.
owlery
Rise of the Nazis: Appeal of the Nazi Party Lesson 11

Rise of the Nazis: Appeal of the Nazi Party Lesson 11

Note: All funds raised from proceeds of these resource sales will be going towards covering costs of my placement with GLP Scotland in summer 2018 where I will be travelling to Rwanda to work alongside Rwandan educators to improve educational opportunities in Rwanda! To learn more visit: This is a Scottish National 4/5 History lesson on the reasons why the Nazi party appealed to many Germans. This lesson uses resources created by fellow TES author Daniel Willcocks, which can be found here https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/the-rise-of-the-nazis-6451015
owlery
Rise of the Nazis: The Reichstag Fire Lesson 12

Rise of the Nazis: The Reichstag Fire Lesson 12

Note: All funds raised from proceeds of these resource sales will be going towards covering costs of my placement with GLP Scotland in summer 2018 where I will be travelling to Rwanda to work alongside Rwandan educators to improve educational opportunities in Rwanda! To learn more visit: This is a Scottish National 4/5 History lesson on the events of the Reichstag Fire and how this then allowed Hitler to gain further political power, leading to his final consolidation of power in Germany via the Enabling Act.
owlery
Rise of the Nazis: Night of the Long Knives Lesson 13

Rise of the Nazis: Night of the Long Knives Lesson 13

Note: All funds raised from proceeds of these resource sales will be going towards covering costs of my placement with GLP Scotland in summer 2018 where I will be travelling to Rwanda to work alongside Rwandan educators to improve educational opportunities in Rwanda! To learn more visit: This is a Scottish National 4/5 History lesson on Hitler’s further consolidation of power through eliminating his internal threats.
owlery
Rise of the Nazis: Nazi State Terror Lesson 14

Rise of the Nazis: Nazi State Terror Lesson 14

Note: All funds raised from proceeds of these resource sales will be going towards covering costs of my placement with GLP Scotland in summer 2018 where I will be travelling to Rwanda to work alongside Rwandan educators to improve educational opportunities in Rwanda! To learn more visit: This is a Scottish National 4/5 History lesson on the use of the terror state to maintain power in Nazi Germany. The opening activity must be organised ahead of the lesson if you plan to use it!
owlery