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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.

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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.
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.
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?
Slavery Assessment
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Slavery Assessment

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The assessment is targeted at year 8 and follows a unit on the transatlantic slave trade. The assessment is broken down into the assessment objectives used at KS4.
Peasants' Revolt
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Peasants' Revolt

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This lesson is targeted at KS3 and gives pupils a narrative of the events of the Peasants' Revolt whilst also considering the causes and consequences.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Norman Conquest
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Norman Conquest

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The bundle includes seven lessons which cover the start of the new 9-1 AQA GCSE course on the Normans. All lessons come with printable notes for students to use as ongoing revision material. 1. England before 1066 2. Who were the Normans 3. The rivals to the throne 4. William's preparations for invasion 5. The battles of Fulford Gate and Stamford Bridge 6. Who is most prepared before the Battle of Hastings 7. The Battle of Hastings
Shell Shock
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Shell Shock

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Lesson is targeted at year nine unit on WWI. It follows the story of Harry Farr and aims to develop an understanding of the wider issues involved with shell shock.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Norman Education
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Norman Education

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Lesson for AQA 9-1 GCSE History specification. Lesson includes notes page and two engaging activities for pupils to work on. The exam question activity will require pupils to spot content inaccuracies and literacy inaccuracies before guessing the question using the question stems. Pupils then answer the question.
Sudeten Crisis and Appeasement
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Sudeten Crisis and Appeasement

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Lesson focused on the AQA 9-1 GCSE Conflict and Tension 1918-39 unit. Lesson takes pupils through the Sudeten Crisis and covers the policy of appeasement.
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.