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GCSE History for Edexcel
China and Africa.
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China and Africa.

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Decision making activity and presentation. Students to decide if China's investment is benefiting or exploiting Africa
The French Revolution teaching booklet and lesson resources
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The French Revolution teaching booklet and lesson resources

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This is a 19 page teaching booklet for the French Revolution Unit of Work. The booklet includes a range of worksheets and activities, such as card sorts, the storming of the Bastille newspaper writing activitiy, source activities, decision-making tasks, worksheets and information sheets. The booklet includes enough material for 6 lessons and is aimed at Key Stage 3 (USA ages 11-14). The activities cover the key areas of the French Revolution, for example the causes, key events, interpretations and its impacts on human rights and modern day implications. The booklet can be taught as a sequence of lessons or the worksheets can simply be used for one off lessons or cover lessons. All activities are student-led and easy to follow.
'Who was to blame for the sinking of Titanic?'
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'Who was to blame for the sinking of Titanic?'

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An easy to follow lesson on Titanic. Students review pieces of evidence and categorise and organise this these into a diamond 9 (or score each piece of evidence) to determine who they think was to blame for the Titanic disaster. They follow this up with a report writing activity to explain their theory and also to offer suggestions on how future disasters might be avoided. Literacy support and differentiated materials/ resources are included. As always there are clear instructions and high quality differentiated resources. These lessons take many hours to plan and create so please leave a review if you have time :)
Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Crime and Punishment Lesson 10:  The Pendle Witch Trials casestudy
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Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Crime and Punishment Lesson 10: The Pendle Witch Trials casestudy

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Easy to follow lesson on the witch trials in Lancaster. Students use a card sort to try and solve various problems such as the long and short term causes of the executions, their main factor, establishing links and so on. After they have written up a response to this enquiry, the next activity looks at the decline in witchcraft and the reasons for this for example the enlightenment, the actions of Charles II. One of the activities requires use of a textbook (either Pearson or Hodder).
The Industrial Revolution, Lesson 8: 'How was public health improved?'
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The Industrial Revolution, Lesson 8: 'How was public health improved?'

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Students learn about the work of four key individuals who tackled the problems created by the industrial revolution. They learn about one individual in detail, extract key evidence, complete a matrix activity with 3 other students and score their key person based on the evidence given about how well they improved living conditions. After exchanging evidence they then score all 4 individuals before making a judgement as to who was the key individual. The more able students can use this opportunity to develop their GCSE skills and incorporate counterarguments. As always there are high quality resources and step by step instructions
World War Two Turning Points: Lesson 10 'Why was Nazi Germany defeated in 1945?'
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World War Two Turning Points: Lesson 10 'Why was Nazi Germany defeated in 1945?'

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Students have been asked for their advice on a documentary about why Hitler lost WW2. They are introduce to some key factors which they rank by using a radar graph. They then have to decide how much time should be allocated to each factor in the documentary based on their findings. As always there are clear step by step instructions and differentiated resources.
Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Crime & Punishment: Lesson 27 How did Punishment change in the 20th Century?
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Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Crime & Punishment: Lesson 27 How did Punishment change in the 20th Century?

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A lesson on the changes to the death penalty in the 20th century. Students analyse the laws/ changes and assess the reasons for these changes in law, which they attempt to attribute to a factor e.g. individuals. They must also decide which factors are most important and respond to an exam style question. They use the factor cards to complete a living timeline on the changes to capital punishment during the period of study. There is also an activity which looks at 3 controversial executions in this time period and the significance of these.
Edexcel 9-1 GCSE  The Cold War Lesson 6: 'What was the main reason for increasing tension, 1945-46?'
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Edexcel 9-1 GCSE The Cold War Lesson 6: 'What was the main reason for increasing tension, 1945-46?'

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This lesson looks at the key events that led to worsening relations between east and West in the period 1945-46. Students are introduced to the idea that the BBC are creating a documentary about the causes of the Cold War, with 5 key events being examined. They study these and plot their importance on a radar graph before finishing with an annotated timer to explain how the events should be split over a 60 minute documentary based on their significance in contributing to tension between the USA and Soviet Union. This lesson completes unit 1.1. As always there are clear step by step instructions and high-quality differentiated resources.
World War Two Turning Points, A Unit of Study
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World War Two Turning Points, A Unit of Study

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Ten fully resourced lessons that focus on WW2. These lessons are designed to develop GCSE skills, in particular preparing students for the 16 and 20 mark questions which require students to weigh up factors, make a supported judgements and reach a conclusion. Each lesson includes clear instructions, differentiated resources, and student-led activities, which allow you the time to focus on developing your classes' skills. These lessons can be taught in a sequence or as stand alone lessons to compliment existing units of work.
The Slave Trade: 'How effective were the early civil rights campaigns?'
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The Slave Trade: 'How effective were the early civil rights campaigns?'

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A lesson on the early civil rights campaigns. A range of deeper level thinking and critical thinking tasks included, which lead into an extended response question whereby students practice and develop GCSE skills by weighing up evidence and reaching judgements based on the information given. As always there are clear step by step instructions.
L1 Votes for Women:  'How did the Victorians view women?'
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L1 Votes for Women: 'How did the Victorians view women?'

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A lesson on victorian women and the first lesson in the Votes for Women unit of work. Students spot differences between victorian women and 21st century women before extracting information from sources and finally creating an lonely hearts advert for a man seeking the perfect victorian woman. As always there are clear step by step instructions.
The Slave Trade: 'What was the most significant factor in bringing about the end of slavery?'
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The Slave Trade: 'What was the most significant factor in bringing about the end of slavery?'

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A lesson focused on the key factors that led to the abolition of slavery in 1833. Students work through a card sort, diamond 9 and a Venn Diagram, which sets up discussions and deeper level thinking tasks such as identifying links between factors and reaching supported judgements. Literacy support and differentiated materials are included for the extended response activity. As always there are clear step by step instructions.
Christmas Activities: Christmas through the ages!
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Christmas Activities: Christmas through the ages!

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Time travel Britain! Students learn about Christmas during two different eras; the medieval period and Christmas during the rule of Oliver Cromwell. These two booklets include a range of activities (that need minimal teacher intervention) such as a time travel activity, source analysis, writing up a report about Christmas in the period of study (a differentiated version included with sentence stems and a version without literacy support is included), a stamp making activity, a word search and a quick recap at the end where students change their time travels views based on what they now know. Each book will take the students a 60 minute lesson to work through (so enough material for two lessons here). Enjoy a stress free end of term lesson :-). If you are new to TES you can open an account and get this resource for free with the code NOVEMBERNEWBIE (simply enter the code at checkout). Use code WOWVEMBER to get this resource for free for existing buyers