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History Teacher, EPQ coordinator and Assembly enthusiast. My main focus is Active learning and revision activities that keep pupils engaged but challenged.

History Teacher, EPQ coordinator and Assembly enthusiast. My main focus is Active learning and revision activities that keep pupils engaged but challenged.
The exclusion crisis
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The exclusion crisis

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AQA GCSE Restoration unit. Pupils evaluate the difference between Whigs and Tories then analyse the events of the exclusion crisis before looking at how the topic applies tot he exam.
Fake News Assembly
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Fake News Assembly

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A whole school assembly on Fake News. It guides learners through what fake news is, its historical origins, how to spot it, a short quiz and how to report it on social media.
Postdam roleplay
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Postdam roleplay

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A roleplay designed to help pupils understand the different characters involved at the Potsdam conference and the difficulties in coming to a unanimous decision.
GCSE History end of year quiz
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GCSE History end of year quiz

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A GCSE History quiz with lots of different activities to keep pupils engaged on the last day! Also has a reflection sheet to make them think about how they can improve their revision skills.
Weimar golden age grid
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Weimar golden age grid

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A worksheet activity where students categorise the evidence in the grid. The categories are whether the Weimar golden age was real or a myth.
Restoration unit 1
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Restoration unit 1

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AQA GCSE History Restoration unit. All the lessons to teach the first unit of the Restoration. 1. How the Restoration was agreed 2. The Relationship between Charles and Parliament 3. The Popish plot 4. The exclusion crisis 5. Charles and court life.
History and Me
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History and Me

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A resource to use when you begin the year or take over a new class. Designed to put History in the context of their learning.
Weimar Republic Learning Grid
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Weimar Republic Learning Grid

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A Learning Grid focused on the Weimar Republic. Students work in pairs and roll dice to select a grid reference. They then have to define that term to their partner. A great way to add a competitive element to revision.
Steps to War Learning Grid
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Steps to War Learning Grid

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A Learning grid focused on Hitler's steps to war. Pupils work in pairs and roll two dice. They then select a grid reference and define the term to their partner. A great way to add a competitive element to revision.
Causes of the Cold War Learning Grid
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Causes of the Cold War Learning Grid

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A Learning Grid focusing on the Causes of the Cold War. Pupils roll dice and select a grid reference. They then have to explain the key term to their partner. A great way to add a competitive element to revision.
The Active Revision Cycle
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The Active Revision Cycle

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this is a revision presentation that outlines the Active approach to revision. The presentation shows pupils the importance of revision as a process not as one type of activity.
Active Revision Folding Frenzy
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Active Revision Folding Frenzy

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A Revision activity designed to keep students focused on an active approach to their revision. The powerpoint leads pupils through this approach and I have included an example from my own subject in History. The key is that pupils focus on synthesising their knowledge and work out what the crucial points are in a topic and how the other knowledge relates to it.
Henry VII learning Grid
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Henry VII learning Grid

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A Learning Grid focused on the AQA A level Tudor specification. The learning grid covers key themes from the start of Henry VII reign. Pupils roll the dice and select a keyword from the grid. they then have to define that keyword to their partner. A great way to add a competitive element to revision.
League of Nations Learning Grid
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League of Nations Learning Grid

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A revision resource for pupils to test their knowledge on the League of Nations. In pairs pupils roll dice, select a grid reference and explain the key term to their partner. A great way to add a competitive element to revision.
Cold War Learning Grid
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Cold War Learning Grid

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A learning grid focusing on the cold war from 1945-78. Pupils roll two dice and select a grid reference. They then have to explain the key term to their partner. A great way to add a competitive element to revision.
Remembrance Assmebly
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Remembrance Assmebly

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An assembly that focuses on what letters can reveal about soldiers experiences during WW1. Also includes details for a remembrance service if you are looking for ideas.