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Head of History in a large comprehensive school in the North-East. Planning lessons for aged 11-16 History pupils. Mainly teach AQA History at GCSE but lessons can be adapted.

Head of History in a large comprehensive school in the North-East. Planning lessons for aged 11-16 History pupils. Mainly teach AQA History at GCSE but lessons can be adapted.
The British Empire
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The British Empire

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Three lessons targeted at KS3 scheme on the British Empire. The bundle includes: 1. What was the British Empire? - mapping the growth of the Empire after 1600. 2. Why did the British want/need an Empire? 3. Was the Empire a force for good?
Domesday Book
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Domesday Book

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Lesson developed for the AQA 9-1 GCSE course. Includes printable notes and resources for pupils.
The Black Death
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The Black Death

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KS3 lesson on the consequences of the black death with a usefulness question and support strip. Could easily be adapted for KS4 consequences lesson as part of AQA GCSE History 9-1 course.
Black Death & Peasants' Revolt
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Black Death & Peasants' Revolt

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This lesson is a final lesson in a KS3 scheme on the Black Death and the Peasant' Revolt. Context on the two topics will be required. This lesson will then allow pupils to test which event was most significant using the significance bowling alley from SHP.
The Feudal System
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The Feudal System

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Lesson targeted towards AQA GCSE 9-1 History course. Can easily be adapted to other exam boards and KS3.
Norman Castles
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Norman Castles

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AQA GCSE 9-1 lesson on Norman Castles. Includes exam question and printable notes for pupils. Will need more focus for pupils who are examined in 2019 because Pevensey Castle will appear as the environment study.
Harrying of the North
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Harrying of the North

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Made as part of the 9-1 lesson on AQA GCSE History. Could easily be adapted for other exam boards. Lesson where pupils focus on interpretations about the Harrying in order to develop understanding of the events.
The Middle Passage
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The Middle Passage

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Lesson planned for KS3 unit. Pupils take part in a 'destroy that source' activity in order to tackle inferences and accuracy. They then tackle a usefulness question using a support grid.
The Battle of Hastings
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The Battle of Hastings

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Two lessons targeted towards new AQA GCSE (9-1) as part of the Normans unit. Lesson explores who is more prepared before the battle and then goes on to look at the events at the battle and the factors involved with success.
Norman Church Activity Booklet
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Norman Church Activity Booklet

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AQA GCSE History 9-1 booklet. Covers the final section of the course looking at church, Lanfranc's reforms , monastic life, Norman education and the Durham Cathedral site study. Lots of revision notes with activities throughout.
What was the British Empire
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What was the British Empire

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Lesson made for a KS3 scheme on the British Empire. The lesson looks at the development of the Empire and looks at how it grows after 17th Century.
Was the British Empire a force for good?
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Was the British Empire a force for good?

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Third lesson in a KS3 series on the British Empire. The lesson seeks to assess the positive and negative aspects of the British Empire and concludes by asking pupils to assess an interpretation in a GCSE style.
Fulford Gate and Stamford Bridge
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Fulford Gate and Stamford Bridge

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Lesson targeted towards new AQA GCSE (9-1) as part of the Normans unit. Lesson explores the impacts of defeat at Fulford Gate and the subsequent battle at Stamford Bridge.
League of Nations Success 1920s
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League of Nations Success 1920s

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The lesson is designed for the 9-1 AQA History specification but could easily be adapted. The lesson covers successes/failures of the league during the 1920s and also covers the Locarno Treaties and the Kellogg Briand Pact.
Norman Law and Order
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Norman Law and Order

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Lesson developed as part of the new AQA GCSE 9-1 course. The lesson should be delivered over two lessons. It includes a 'write an account' exam question. Can easily be developed for Edexcel or KS3.
William establishes control
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William establishes control

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This lesson is part of the AQA GCSE History (9-1) course. The lesson tracks the events between the Battle of Hastings and William's coronation on 25th December 1066. The lesson includes a road-map activity and an GCSE interpretation style question.