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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.
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.
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.
General Election 2017 - Party Manifesto
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General Election 2017 - Party Manifesto

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This is a session designed for a 30 minute registration/PSCHE session. It will allow pupils to develop an understanding of political parties, leaders, logos etc. Pupils will explore the political spectrum before linking this with manifesto promises.
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
Norman Village
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Norman Village

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The lesson is developed as part of the AQA 9-1 GCSE Normans course. The lesson is designed to last two hours and includes all resources for pupils to develop a information board related to the Norman village.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Slave Sale
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Slave Sale

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The lesson is targeted at KS3 and requires pupils to consider the difference between an auction and a scramble. Lesson includes source work (A03) and asks pupils to complete a short piece of writing on similarities and differences (AO2).
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.
Slave Life
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Slave Life

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Lesson targeted at KS3. Lesson uses online resource in order to develop an hour-by-hour overview of the life of a house slave and a field slave. Pupils then use a clock-graph to analyse who had the harder role. Lesson ends with pupils using the information to write a diary extract.
General Election 2017
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General Election 2017

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This bundle includes three sessions which can be used as lessons, form time activities or could easily be adapted for assemblies. The sessions focus on the importance of involvement in the democratic process and the specific details of the political parties, leaders and manifestos ahead of the 2017 general election.