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History is just full of wonderful stories isn't it? Intrigue, war, competition, greed, romance(!)...but unfortunately we can't spend all our time planning for these amazing stories. If you need History resources fast then you have come to the right place. I have over 1000 tried and tested to ensure that students are engaged and achieve. Look at my free resources to get an idea of what my style is like! Enjoy!

History is just full of wonderful stories isn't it? Intrigue, war, competition, greed, romance(!)...but unfortunately we can't spend all our time planning for these amazing stories. If you need History resources fast then you have come to the right place. I have over 1000 tried and tested to ensure that students are engaged and achieve. Look at my free resources to get an idea of what my style is like! Enjoy!
What happened at Stalingrad?  KS3 lesson
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What happened at Stalingrad? KS3 lesson

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This lesson focuses on why the Germans lost at Stalingrad. It encourages students to think about tactics and how things changed for Germany. It is part of a topic on - Did Germany lose because she attempted too much? It is recommended that students watch a little of Enemy of the Gates as a visual presentation of what happened at the beginning of the battle to open the question as to why the fate of the war changed. This, of course, must be used carefully to make it suitable for your audience. This lesson contains differentiated do now, starter with questions, a differentiated main activity (download the source worksheet separately), a final written question and a plenary. Other lessons in this topic are available to download. Please leave a review.
Were the Suffragettes terrorists?  Full lesson
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Were the Suffragettes terrorists? Full lesson

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This is a full lesson. It includes a starter, main tasks, clip links, final GCSE style source question with mark scheme and plenary. The aim is for students to evaluate whether the Suffragettes were freedom fighters or terrorists. No textbook needed. See free powerpoints for my style of lesson planning.
Were the IRA terrorists?  Full lesson
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Were the IRA terrorists? Full lesson

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This is a full lesson exploring whether the IRA were terrorists or freedom fighters. It includes a differentiated starter task, objectives and key words, a starter task with clips, a differentiated card sort task, source question GCSE style question with feedback sheet and plenary. See free powerpoint/lessons to see my style of lesson planning. No textbook needed.
Battle of Hastings full lesson
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Battle of Hastings full lesson

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This is a full lesson containing a starter, introductory clip and information, main activity to support a battle re-enactment, a 'debrief' task and a final written task. PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW IF YOU DOWNLOAD!!
What happened at Stalingrad? KS3 lesson worksheet
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What happened at Stalingrad? KS3 lesson worksheet

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This worksheet is part of a lesson which focuses on why Germany lost at Stalingrad. It is part of the topic - Did Germany lose WWII because she attempted too much? This lesson powerpoint (available to download) contains a differentiated do now, starter with questions, a differentiated main activity to go with this source worksheet, a final written question and a plenary. Other lessons in this topic are available to download. PLEASE LEAVE A REVIEW FOR MY RESOURCES.
What happened at Dunkirk source lesson
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What happened at Dunkirk source lesson

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This is a full lesson as part of the topic - Did Germany lose WWII because she attempted too much? This lesson focuses on a number of sources and encourages students to question them. It is recommended that you use the Dunkirk scene in the film 'Atonement' to help students get a visual idea of what happened. This lesson contains a do now, a starter with clip links, source questions grids that you can print off and use as worksheets, final written reinforcement thinking questions and a plenary. Other lessons in this topic are available to download.
What caused the Cambodia genocide?
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What caused the Cambodia genocide?

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This contains all you need to teach a lesson on how and why the Cambodia genocide happened. It contains a DO NOW, a starter, main activity (differentiated worksheets), a final written activity and a plenary. This lesson lasts at least 1 hour. This is one part of a series of lessons focussing around the question 'Why do human beings, the so-called most intelligent species that inhabit the planet, commit mass murder/genocide?
Types of Terrorism full lesson
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Types of Terrorism full lesson

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This introductory lesson explores what terrorism is and what different types there are. It includes a pre-assessment task (for you to show how much they know at the beginning to compare with their assessment at the end), a differentiated starter, differentiated main, exam style final question with mark scheme and plenary. No textbooks needed. See free examples for my style of lesson planning.
How did the Berlin Blockade almost cause war? KS3 lesson
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How did the Berlin Blockade almost cause war? KS3 lesson

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This lesson is part of the topic 'How did the Cold War almost turn hot?' This lesson looks at what happened during the blockade and what happened as a consequence. It contains a do now task, a clip link with a task, a independent thinking task, basic roleplay outline with thinking questions (I recommend buying sweets!), differentiated written questions (download the information sheets separately for free!), and final source question. There are many other lessons available to download for this topic, please look through my resources and follow me. Please leave a review!
French Revolution Introductory Workbooklet
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French Revolution Introductory Workbooklet

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This booklet can be used as homework or classroom tasks. It allows students to gain a knowledge of key people, words and questions in the A-level. It encourages students to breakdown and simplify the mark scheme. There are also some documentary links and there is a revision checklist.
KS3 Significant Discoveries
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KS3 Significant Discoveries

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This bundle contains 3 full lessons within the topic - What was the most significant archaeological discovery? The lessons investigate the significance of Otzi, Pompeii and the Ice Maiden.
Germany 1918-1945 Snakes & Ladders Revision Game
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Germany 1918-1945 Snakes & Ladders Revision Game

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This snakes and ladders game is a fun way for students to revise and retain key subject knowledge. It comes with an instruction sheet to help students develop and extend their answers, just like we want them to in the real exam! You can change the questions to suit your class or adapt to a different topic.
What happened during Cambodian genocide? full lesson
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What happened during Cambodian genocide? full lesson

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This contains all you need for a lesson on what happened during the Cambodian genocide. It includes a do now, a starter, a main activity (differentiated worksheets), a final reinforcement written question and a plenary. It has lots of visual stimuli. This is part of a series of lessons focussing on the key question: Why do human beings, the so-called most intelligent species that inhabit the planet, turn to mass murder? It would be helpful to show clips from the Killing Fields film for reinforcement.
Significant discoveries: Pompeii full lesson
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Significant discoveries: Pompeii full lesson

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This is a full lesson which explores why Pompeii is a significant archaeological discovery. It contains everything needed. It has a starter, clip link with questions, main task and final written question. It also has a plenary question. This is part of a full topic which is available. Please leave a review.
Significant discoveries: Otzi full lesson
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Significant discoveries: Otzi full lesson

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This is a full lesson exploring how Otzi was a significant discovery. It is part of a full module that is available. It tries to show students what we can learn from archaeological evidence. This lesson contains all worksheets needed for the lesson. It has a starter, main task, clip link with questions, main task and final question based on students theories. Please leave a review!
How did Great Depression cause war?  Full KS3 lesson
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How did Great Depression cause war? Full KS3 lesson

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This is a differentiated lesson focussing on the topic - How did the Great Depression cause war? It contains a DO NOW activity, starter, clip with questions, differentiated main activities, final written source question and plenary. This lesson will last at least 1 hour. This lesson is part of a series of lessons challenging the question on - Did Hitler cause WWII?
Archaeological Discovery Investigation Homework
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Archaeological Discovery Investigation Homework

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This resource can be used as a homework or generally as a class research project. It encourages students to look into discoveries that are often forgotten due to emphasis on modern history. As well as general research prompts, this includes two challenge tasks to develop and stretch more able students.
Who treated the sick in medieval times?  Full KS3 lesson
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Who treated the sick in medieval times? Full KS3 lesson

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This is a full lesson within the topic - Was Medieval Medicine all doom and gloom? Other lessons within this topic are available. This lesson includes a do now, lesson objectives, independent learning worksheets (including for G&T), clip links (working as of 3 Feb 2018) and plenary hot seating. Please leave a review.
What was it like to live in a camp? The Holocaust (full lesson)
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What was it like to live in a camp? The Holocaust (full lesson)

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This is a full lesson exploring conditions at different camps during the Holocaust. This is a full lesson focussing on what it was like to live in camps during the Holocaust. Students will look at 6 different camps including Sobibor, Terezin and Dachau. It contains a Do Now focussing on photos/pictures (some are my own holiday photos), a starter (exam question focussed), main activity (differentiated and students teach each other), a written question and a plenary. It is useful to have a copy of Escape from Sobibor DVD to accompany this lesson but it isn't necessary. This is part of a series of lessons focussing on the key question: Why do human beings, the so-called most intelligent species that inhabit the planet, turn to mass murder?