2 x WWI homeworks (research and exam style)

2 x WWI homeworks (research and exam style)

This contains two WWI homeworks. One asks to students to write an account of 1914 - this comes with a mark scheme for the new AQA GCSE). The other homework is a family research task that uses the CWGC website.
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What happened at Stalingrad?  KS3 lesson

What happened at Stalingrad? KS3 lesson

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.
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How did the Berlin Blockade almost cause war? KS3 lesson

How did the Berlin Blockade almost cause war? KS3 lesson

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!
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Did Appeasement cause war? 2 lessons

Did Appeasement cause war? 2 lessons

This lesson focuses on whether Appeasement caused WWII. This lesson was completed in 2 lessons as it was planned to give students time to challenge the events and think about the decisions made by the different countries. The lessons contain differentiated do nows, starters, clip links with activities, main tasks, written source questions and thinking plenaries. This lesson is part of a topic challenging the question - Did Hitler cause WWII?
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How did Great Depression cause war?  Full KS3 lesson

How did Great Depression cause war? Full KS3 lesson

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?
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Blitzkrieg - Did Germany attempt too much? Full lesson

Blitzkrieg - Did Germany attempt too much? Full lesson

This is a full lesson covering as part of a topic on - Did Germany lose because she attempted too much? It looks at what happened when Germany invaded France, Poland and the USSR an encourages students to think about the tactic as well as the impact that it had on the countries. It includes a do now task, a clip link with questions, differentiated main activity, a source question final written task and a plenary. The main task is a group activity that makes the students the teachers, whilst you stand back and allow the students to teach each other. The teacher is the facilitator.
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What happened during Cambodian genocide? full lesson

What happened during Cambodian genocide? full lesson

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.
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What was it like to live in a camp? The Holocaust (full lesson)

What was it like to live in a camp? The Holocaust (full lesson)

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?
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What caused the Cambodia genocide?

What caused the Cambodia genocide?

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?
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Terrorist or Freedom fighter 6 lesson bundle

Terrorist or Freedom fighter 6 lesson bundle

This bundle contains 6 full lessons. Each lesson contains at least an hours worth of activities including starters, clip links with questions, main activity (card sorts, information sheets etc), GCSE style question or final written task and plenaries.
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KS3 Significant Discoveries

KS3 Significant Discoveries

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.
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Significant discoveries: Ice Maiden full lesson

Significant discoveries: Ice Maiden full lesson

This is a full lesson which explores the significance of Juanita, the Ice Maiden found in Peru. It contains of variety of activities including a starter, clip link with questions, several activities, a differentiated card sort activity and plenary. This is part of a topic of 'What was the most significant archaeological discovery?' Please leave a review.
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Significant discoveries: Pompeii full lesson

Significant discoveries: Pompeii full lesson

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.
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Significant discoveries: Otzi full lesson

Significant discoveries: Otzi full lesson

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!
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Types of Terrorism full lesson

Types of Terrorism full lesson

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.
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Why do people become terrorists? Full lesson

Why do people become terrorists? Full lesson

This lesson explores why people become terrorists and encourages students to debate whether they are actually terrorists at all. It looks at key people like Bin Laden, Gandhi, Germaine Lindsay etc. It includes a starter, main, clip links, GCSE style exam question and plenary. No textbook needed. See free terrorism powerpoints for my style of lesson planning.
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Were the Suffragettes terrorists?  Full lesson

Were the Suffragettes terrorists? Full lesson

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.
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17th century chaos GCSE style Assessment

17th century chaos GCSE style Assessment

This contains 4 questions on the topic "What caused more chaos in the 17th century: the English Civil War or the Great Plague?" but can easily be adapted for other topics. The questions are based on the new AQA GCSE criteria with simplified mark schemes.
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1065 Contenders and 1066 Hastings Essay Structures

1065 Contenders and 1066 Hastings Essay Structures

There are 2 essay structures included. These resources can be used in a number of ways - they could be class assessments, homeworks or practice extended writing pieces for use in class. They both come with a feedback sheet at the bottom. These are similar to a 17th century resource that has been listed for free.
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Charles or Cromwell?  Essay structure

Charles or Cromwell? Essay structure

This is an essay/extended writing structure with feedback grid to help students investigate who was a better leader. This could be used as a homework sheet, an assessment or as class extended writing practice. There is a free resource similar to this one for you to get an idea of what my resources are like. Please leave a review!
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