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Needing History resources fast? I have uploaded a vast amount of resources that have always been given good to outstanding during observations. My resources have been improved year after year and will give your students a fantastic chance at gaining good results.

Needing History resources fast? I have uploaded a vast amount of resources that have always been given good to outstanding during observations. My resources have been improved year after year and will give your students a fantastic chance at gaining good results.
Were the IRA terrorists?  Full lesson

Were the IRA terrorists? Full lesson

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.
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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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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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Who treated the sick in medieval times?  Full KS3 lesson

Who treated the sick in medieval times? Full KS3 lesson

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.
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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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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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Charles I Profile Homework

Charles I Profile Homework

Students are to create a profile of Charles I with help from a few prompts of what to look for. Great introductory homework for the start of the topic!
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What was the Cold War? KS3 introduction lesson

What was the Cold War? KS3 introduction lesson

This lesson is part of a larger topic on 'Why did the Cold War almost turn hot?' This lesson contains a DO NOW, clip with questions, introductory information, main task questions and reinforcement source question. The main activity for this lesson is differentiated questions based on p98-99 of Technology, War and Identities textbook. Please leave a review! There are many more lessons from this topic available to download.
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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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Archaeological Discovery Investigation Homework

Archaeological Discovery Investigation Homework

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.
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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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Germany 1918-1945 Snakes & Ladders Revision Game

Germany 1918-1945 Snakes & Ladders Revision Game

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.
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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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Elizabeth I Snakes & Ladders Revision Game

Elizabeth I Snakes & Ladders Revision Game

This snakes and ladders game is a fun way for students to revise and retain key knowledge. This is recommended for GCSE or A-level students but could be simplified for KS3 students. Relevant for the new GCSE specification. Also included is an instruction sheet to ensure that students develop their answers, just like we want them to in the real exam!
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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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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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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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What did people believe caused disease in Medieval times?

What did people believe caused disease in Medieval times?

This is a full lesson as part of the topic - Was Medieval medicine all doom and gloom? Many lessons in this topic are available. The lesson includes a do now, learning objectives, independent learning worksheets, clip link (worked on 3 Feb 2018), GCSE style question with example answer, reinforcement differentiated task with self assessment/peer assessment grid (with criteria). Please leave a review!
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