Assembly on Perseverance

Assembly on Perseverance

Full resources for a whole school assembly on perseverance. Included within: 1. Powerpoint 2. Script 3. link to a 2 minute video The assembly is designed to take 10 minutes.
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William the conqueror 1066 onwards top trumps

William the conqueror 1066 onwards top trumps

A great resource for using in conjunction with any teaching on Medieval England. This resource has been designed for use with my Year 7 scheme of work which goes from the Norman Conquest to the Crusades. There are 15 fully editable top trumps. I print them off 2 slides per page laminate them and then use them year after year. Kids love them and they are a great revision tool! Enjoy.
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Life in Nazi Germany - Lesson 5 and 6 the Nazis and women

Life in Nazi Germany - Lesson 5 and 6 the Nazis and women

Two lessons following the IGCSE Cambridge scheme of work on life in Nazi Germany. These lessons focus on the Nazis relationship with the women in Germany. The first lesson looks at why the Nazis needed female support and their aims. The second lesson looks at Nazi policy towards women and assesses how successful it was. All resources are included there is no textbook work. Learning Outcomes lesson 1: To know why the Nazis needed female support To understand why women were important to the Nazis To assess the Nazi aims for women Learning Outcomes lesson 2: To know why the Nazis needed female support To understand the policies that the Nazis introduced towards women To assess how successful Nazis policies towards women were
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Hitler's rise to power completed snakes and ladders board

Hitler's rise to power completed snakes and ladders board

Excellent revision resource. Children play snakes and ladders as/when they land on either a snake or ladder they read the blurb and then have to explain why it was success/failure for Hitler on his quest to power. Works really well as a revision aid.
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History Wall Display

History Wall Display

Includes 1. RAVEN source templates 2. Words for connections and links 3. Point Evidence Explain and Link I print these out and laminate them the kids find them really useful.
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Year 9 scheme of work on World War II - 8 full lessons

Year 9 scheme of work on World War II - 8 full lessons

8 lessons from my Year 9 scheme of work on WW2. All required resources are included. Lessons include: 1. Why did WW2 start/who was to blame? 2/3. IT based research lessons on key events 4. D-Day 5. Role of Women 6. Why did Germany lose? 7. War in the Pacific 8. The Atomic Bomb
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Year 9 - WW2 Lesson 1 & 2 Why did WW2 start?

Year 9 - WW2 Lesson 1 & 2 Why did WW2 start?

Lesson 1 in my Year 9 scheme of work on World War II. This lesson focuses on the causes of WW2 and is designed to be used following a basic study/understanding of Hitler and Nazi Germany. The first lesson focuses on the more general reasons for WW2 and the second lesson assesses whether Hitler was to blame before giving pupils a piece of homework on it. All resources are included Learning Outcomes: Know the main causes of World War Two To understand how these factors contributed to the outbreak of war To evaluate the claim that Hitler was responsible for the outbreak of World War Two
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Year 9 - WW2 Lesson 4 D-Day

Year 9 - WW2 Lesson 4 D-Day

Lesson 4 in my Year 9 scheme of work on World War II. This lesson focuses on D-Day and can certainly be stretched to cover two lessons. Pupils select the landing site they would use. It then focuses on assessing why the allies were able to succeed on D-Day. All resources are included Learning Outcomes: To know what D-Day was. To understand why the Allies chose to invade Normandy. To assess why the Allies were able to succeed on D-Day.
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Year 9 - WW2 Lesson 5 Women in WW2

Year 9 - WW2 Lesson 5 Women in WW2

Lesson 5 in my Year 9 scheme of work on World War II. This lesson focuses on the role women played during WW2 and it examines it through the medium of sources applying the RAVEN theory. All required resources are included Learning Outcomes: Know roles of women Understand the role of the Land Army Assess the impact of World War II on women
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Year 9 - WW2 Lesson 6 why did Germany lose?

Year 9 - WW2 Lesson 6 why did Germany lose?

Lesson 6 in my Year 9 scheme of work on World War II. This lesson focuses on the reasons why the war turned against Germany and then the major factors that eventually led to Germany's defeat. It operates through the medium of a map task and a card sort. All required resources are included Learning Outcomes: To know the key events that Germany was involved with during WW2 To assess which event was the worst for Germany/led to their defeat during WW2
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Year 9 - WW2 Lesson 7 War in the Pacific

Year 9 - WW2 Lesson 7 War in the Pacific

Lesson 7 in my Year 9 scheme of work on World War II. This lesson focuses on the war in the Pacific and runs through the medium of a map, video and sources which the pupils analyse to enable them to answer questions on the campaign - particularly the nature of it. The lesson finishes with a writing task. The lesson assumes that pupils are already aware of Pearl Harbour. Learning Outcomes: To know what the war in the Pacific was like. To assess how the war in the Pacific was different to that in Europe
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Year 9 - WW2 Lesson 8 War the Atomic Bomb

Year 9 - WW2 Lesson 8 War the Atomic Bomb

Lesson 8 in my Year 9 scheme of work on World War II - I like this lesson so much I have adapted it in the past for 16+ and GCSE. This lesson focuses on the use of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It also involves a highly interactive egg task - instructions for which are included and all pupils I have done this with have absolutely loved it! That task allows them to understand the capability of a nuclear bomb and the remainder of the lesson is about assessing whether the Americans were right to drop the bomb. I LOVE this lesson! :-) Learning Outcomes: To know the events behind the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. To understand the impact of the bombs To make an assessment whether the Americans were right to drop the Atomic Bombs.
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Year 9 Cold War - Lesson 5 US defeat in Vietnam

Year 9 Cold War - Lesson 5 US defeat in Vietnam

The fifth lesson in my scheme of work aimed at Year 9 for Cold War and Containment. This lesson examines the war in Vietnam and asks pupils the key question: why did the USA lose the war? Activities include a video task where pupils have to explain what it was like to fight in Vietnam. Then a sources and table task where pupils have to work out using the sources the key reasons for the US defeat. Some of the sources have mature themes but I explain this to the pupils prior to giving out the sheet and they always treat them maturely. Clearly if that's an issue you can delete those particular sources. Once I finish this lesson I then use the top trumps resource I created linked here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/vietnam-war-top-trumps-tactics-and-weapons-revision-tool-11553429 All required resources are included. Learning Outcomes: To know what it was like to fight in Vietnam To understand sources about the Vietnam War To assess why the USA lost the Vietnam War �
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Year 9 Cold War - Lesson 4 why did the USA fight in Vietnam?

Year 9 Cold War - Lesson 4 why did the USA fight in Vietnam?

The fourth lesson in my scheme of work aimed at Year 9 for Cold War and Containment. This lesson examines the war in Vietnam and asks pupils the key question: why did the US fight in Vietnam? Activities include a map task, and a card sort and then pupils have to explain how the war in Vietnam was connected to the Cold War in a writing task at the end. All required resources are included. Learning Outcomes: To know what is meant by the Domino Theory and Containment To understand why the US fought in Vietnam To assess how Vietnam was connected to the Cold War �
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Year 9 Cold War - Lesson 1&2 Why did the Cold War start?

Year 9 Cold War - Lesson 1&2 Why did the Cold War start?

The first two lessons in my scheme of work aimed at Year 9 for Cold War and Containment. lThe lessons examine the reasons for the Cold War and also asks the question who was to blame. Aimed at Year 9 it can easily be adapted to suit other ages/needs. It starts with a map task where pupils use a Cold War map to figure out what the Cold was. It then takes the form of a card sort to help pupils define and explain the differences between capitalism and communism. The next task uses sources for pupils to work out the reasons for the Cold War - I give pupils different pieces of information and then get them to teach it back to each other to complete their table. All resources are included. Learning Outcomes: To know the difference between communism and capitalism To understand the reasons for the Cold War To assess who was to blame for the Cold War �
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Weimar and Nazi Germany Top Trumps Revision Tool

Weimar and Nazi Germany Top Trumps Revision Tool

A great resource for using in conjunction with any teaching on Germany 1918-1945. I use these when I finish teaching the GCSE depth study on Germany as a useful revision tool. The kids love it and really engage well with the questions on the PowerPoint. I often leave the mustache one blank for them to decide. The Top trumps are fully editable and should be printed 3 slides per page for optimal size. Enjoy! Included inside: 25 completed top trumps on Germany 1918-1945 A Power point giving instructions and then statements the pupils have to agree disagree with using the top trumps.
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World War I weapons Top trumps

World War I weapons Top trumps

A great resource for using in conjunction with any teaching on WW1 1914-1918. I use these whenI'm teaching about how the stalemate was broken in WW1 and which weapons were most effective in making that happen. I often leave one or two categories blank per card and ask the pupils to assess what figures should go in there. The Top trumps are fully editable and should be printed 3 slides per page for optimal size. Enjoy! Included inside: 15 completed top trumps on World War 1 weapons.
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Year 9 Nazi Germany- Lesson 6 Auschwitz

Year 9 Nazi Germany- Lesson 6 Auschwitz

The sixth lesson in my Year 9 scheme of work on Hitler and the Nazis. This lesson deals with the the Final Solution and Auschwitz. The lesson first looks at the Wansee Conference where the Nazis decided to implement their Final Solution. It then deals with the camp itself. All resources are included. Learning Outcomes: Know what Auschwitz was Understand what happened at Wansee Assess the different experiences of those at Auschwitz
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Year 9 Cold War bundle

Year 9 Cold War bundle

A bundle of lessons aimed at Year 9. These lessons are designed to give pupils a really good but brief overview of the Cold War. Lessons include: 1. Why the Cold War start? 2. The Cuban Missile Crisis 3. Why did the USA fight in Vietnam? 4. Why did the USA lose in Vietnam 5. Was Afghanistan the USSR's Vietnam? BONUS FREE - Vietnam top trumps
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Year 9 Cold War - Lesson 3 the Cuban Missile Crisis

Year 9 Cold War - Lesson 3 the Cuban Missile Crisis

The third lesson in my scheme of work aimed at Year 9 for Cold War and Containment. This lesson examines the Cuban Missile Crisis and asks pupils the key question: how close did the world come to World War III. Activities include a map task, a character worksheet and then a scenario task where pupils pretend they are JFK making decisions during the crisis. All resources are included. Learning Outcomes: To know the main characters in the crisis To understand the events of the Cuban Missile Crisis To assess how close we came to World War III
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