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I am a qualified teacher with 15 years of experience working in many different secondary Schools. These are the types of resources which i have been producing for many of my lessons throughout my career . They range from Key Stage 3-4 and cover a plethora of interesting subjects linked to the study of different time periods.

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I am a qualified teacher with 15 years of experience working in many different secondary Schools. These are the types of resources which i have been producing for many of my lessons throughout my career . They range from Key Stage 3-4 and cover a plethora of interesting subjects linked to the study of different time periods.
6 Figure Grid References - Maps

6 Figure Grid References - Maps

lesson recaps 4 fig grid references and teaches pupils how to find 6 fig gride references. Lots of activites finishing off with link to quiz in the plenary.
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Slave Auction Lesson

Slave Auction Lesson

This lesson has many different activities linked to Slave Auctions. It has an engaging Bell task looking at an drawing of a slave auction so the pupils can give their thoughts and ask questions of the source. The main task is helping the pupils to understand what an auction is, and then showing them images of slave auctions. There is a task linked to sources in age of expansion textbook, but as this is old it can be changed to what ever book you are currently using. Final task is creative task to create their own fliers for an auction with examples given. Extension task is A-Z of Slavery if all work is complete. Please give feedback and reviews of source. any suggestions on how to improve would be much appreciated.
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What was Magna Carta and why was it so Important?

What was Magna Carta and why was it so Important?

This is a full lesson on Magna Carta. 1)It starts with pupils thinking about their Human Rights and why they are so important. 2)Next task is video clip which is hyper-linked to picture of King John. This is just a recap on King John which relates to this lesson. 3)Then there are lots of tasks to get the pupils to understand why Magna Carta was introduced and the terms of the famous agreement. 4)Finishing off with pupils creating their own Magna Carta. 5)The plenary is a continuum line task asking pupils to agree or disagree with a statement. Please give feedback and reviews. Any ideas on how to improve this resource would be much appreciated.
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Treaty Of Versaille 1919 and German opposition

Treaty Of Versaille 1919 and German opposition

This lesson was made for a half an hour observation during an interview. The lesson takes pupils through the background of the Treaty of Versailles and terms. There is also an exam question. this is an inference question which links to paper 3 section A on the edexcel. The sorting powerpoint can used in many different ways. It is all the terms of Treaty and some possible categories to put them in. To differentiate get pupils to put them into their own categories. Give feedback please
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Why did William win the Battle of Hastings?

Why did William win the Battle of Hastings?

This is a key stage 3 lesson on why William was able to win the Battle of Hastings. There are different tasks including a game to test the pupils knowledge and understanding. There is an example exam style question on the end the lesson.
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Gunpowder Plot Resource Bundle

Gunpowder Plot Resource Bundle

Bundle of resources which can be used as starters or plenaries to test pupils knowledge and understanding of the Gunpowder Plot.
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Prohibition America in 1920's GCSE

Prohibition America in 1920's GCSE

A lesson which looks at the Volstead Act and the effects it had in the USA. The lesson has a set of cards which can be put into different categories and used as evidence to answer the exam question at the end. Starter task relates to current affairs and the possibility of banning alcohol in Britain.
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Gunpowder Plot 15 Questions quiz

Gunpowder Plot 15 Questions quiz

Multiple choice quiz with fifteen questions relating to the events of the Gunpowder Plot. It is on a rolling timer so each question will automatically appear. Is great to use as a starter or plenary to check pupils knowledge and understanding of this famous event.
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15 Question History Quizzes

15 Question History Quizzes

3 fifteen questions quizzes which can be used as starters or plenaries to check pupils knowledge and understanding of certain subjects. Its multiple choice to give pupils some help.
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Ku Klux Klan

Ku Klux Klan

Lesson on the Ku Klux Klan and Jim Crow Laws. It has lots of activities including engaging starter. There are videos hyperlinked to support the pupils understanding. Plus there is an example exam question on the end of the presentation.
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KWL chart on the Gunpowder Plot

KWL chart on the Gunpowder Plot

To recap prior knowledge, then think of discussion points and finally a plenary on what they have learned from the lesson. Can be used as a tool to consolidate during the lesson.
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Gunpowder Plot Jeopardy Game

Gunpowder Plot Jeopardy Game

This game helps to recap the main people/events of the Gunpowder Plot. It makes the pupils think of questions to certain answers, which is a much harder skill than normal quizzes. Helps with key knowledge and understanding.
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Jack the Ripper

Jack the Ripper

This lesson investigates the possible identity of Jack the Ripper. The pupils will look over the evidence and start to collate data to come up with a possible suspect. Pupils from this data can then try to draw a photo fit picture of Jack the Ripper. Very fun lesson which pupils found very interesting.
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Trade Triangle

Trade Triangle

This lesson covers in detail the Trade Triangle. There are lots of activities looking at what happened and the consequences for those involved in this Trade Triangle.
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Thomas Becket Murder Mystery

Thomas Becket Murder Mystery

This lesson on Thomas Becket was produced for an observation which was rated as outstanding. Lesson is differentiated by resource and includes a lesson plan as well.
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