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Hello, and welcome to my resource shop. I aim to create original resources for KS3, GCSE and AS/A2. I also aim to provide resources on the less obvious, mainstream topics and bring in elements of the LNF. I have 20 years experience as a History teacher, and 15 years as HoD. Have a look around and grab a bargain! 😄 Please leave an honest rating on any resources you may buy. 👍

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Hello, and welcome to my resource shop. I aim to create original resources for KS3, GCSE and AS/A2. I also aim to provide resources on the less obvious, mainstream topics and bring in elements of the LNF. I have 20 years experience as a History teacher, and 15 years as HoD. Have a look around and grab a bargain! 😄 Please leave an honest rating on any resources you may buy. 👍
Why did Parliament win the English Civil War? Inc. battles
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Why did Parliament win the English Civil War? Inc. battles

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A two/three lesson resource looking at they battles of the Civil War. Pupils create a living graph (from the perspective of a Royalist or Parliamentarian) to map out the course of the war from their point of view (using the key found on the battle map). Card sorting activity to help them categorise the factors that made the Royalists weaker and the Parliamentarians stronger as the war progressed. An extended writing (PEEL) activity at the end to allow pupils to show their knowledge and understanding of the key question. Enjoy!
Interpretations of William the Conqueror
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Interpretations of William the Conqueror

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Introducing Year 7 pupils to the concept of interpretations. This simple resource gets pupils to look at two differing interpretations of William the Conqueror and select evidence that could back up both opinions. Extended tasks gets pupils to consider how background influences and purpose can also impact on interpretations. Task is designed to assist pupils in attaining L5/L6 in interpretations of history (follow the ppt slide with the two colums and copy/complete tasks. Enjoy.
The Merthyr Riots of 1831 - was Dic Penderyn guilty?
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The Merthyr Riots of 1831 - was Dic Penderyn guilty?

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An Historical Enquiry task. Pupils analyse the reliability of 6 pieces of evidence put forward during the trial of Dic Penderyn. Pupils then determine whether Dic Penderyn was guilty or innocent for the crime he was accused of committing. To conclude, pupils write a letter to the Home Secretary to suggest the reasons for (or against) the idea of granting Dic Penderyn a posthumous pardon.
Why did Henry Tudor win the Battle of Bosworth?
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Why did Henry Tudor win the Battle of Bosworth?

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An activity to develop pupils PEE skills (Point, Evidence, Explain). Pupils draft a PEE answer to consider the factors that enables his victory. Pupils analyse and explain the most important factor, before writing an extended answer on the topic.
The Provisional Government in Russia (Feb to Oct 1917) - A level resource pack.
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The Provisional Government in Russia (Feb to Oct 1917) - A level resource pack.

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Resources looking at the problems facing the Provisional Government following the abdication of the Tsar in February 1917. Resources refer to continued involvement in WWI, Dual Power, Lenin's April Theses, the rise (and fall) of the Bolsheviks between March and July 1917, the July Days, Kornilov Affair etc. Significance of events considered.
Henry VII Year7/8 resource bundle
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Henry VII Year7/8 resource bundle

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A small bundle of resources I have created focussing on Henry VII. Topics covered are: 1. Why did Henry Tudor win the Battle of Bosworth? 2. What problems did Henry VII face, and how did he attempt to solve them? 3. Does Henry VII deserve a statue in the Marble Hall of Welsh heroes?
International Relations: Causes of WWI - A level resource pack
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International Relations: Causes of WWI - A level resource pack

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A number of resources looking at the causes of the Great War. Numerous resources covering the formation of the Alliance Systems (1870-1914), Militarism, Imperialism and Nationalism (Balkan Wars and 1914 assassination) etc. Revision activities and numerous possible exam questions included.
How did Hitler transform Germany into a dictatorship?
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How did Hitler transform Germany into a dictatorship?

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Resources focussing on how Hitler transformed Germany from a democratic republic into a Nazi dictatorship. Pupils look at the features of democracies and dictatorships. Timeline cards of the key events in the transformation into a Nazi dictatorship (from Jan 1933 to Aug 1934) referring to Reichstag Fire, Enabling Act, Night of the Long Knives etc. Ppt and worksheets provided
Hanukkah
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Hanukkah

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A simple resource looking at the origins, traditions and stories associated with Hanukkah. Youtube links, dreidel, menorah etc. covered
Why did Britain build an empire?
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Why did Britain build an empire?

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An effective resource to assess pupil knowledge and understanding as to why Britain built an empire. Pupils must first categorise the various examples into the factor wheel. They then must give 5 of the most important SPEAR reasons. Extended writing activity linked with the NC levels at the end.
Mussolini's Dictatorship - how and why did he set one up? A level resource pack
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Mussolini's Dictatorship - how and why did he set one up? A level resource pack

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A number of resources looking at the reasons how and why Mussolini set up a Fascist dictatorship in Italy in the period 1922-1926. Resources refer to developments such as the Acerbo Law, murder of Matteotti (including why Mussolini was able to survive the crisis) and the policies/actions introduced once the crisis had passed. Revision activities and possible exam questions included.
Owain Glyndwr: why did he and the Welsh rebel in 1400?
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Owain Glyndwr: why did he and the Welsh rebel in 1400?

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A 2 lesson resource looking at the long term and short term causes of the Glyndwr Rebellion against Henry IV. Elements of Bloom's taxonomy are incorporated into the various activities (progression in difficulty/skill used). Also elements of literacy and numeracy. First task: pupils to look at the famous statue in Corwen, and elicit interpretations about the figure. Second task: pupils to watch a short hyperlinked clip to see if they can answer 4 basic questions about Glyndwr. (Bloom's Recall) Third task: pupils to look at the various grievances in Wales (and personal factors regarding Glyndwr), and categorise them into SPEAR factors. (Bloom's Understanding and Analysis) Fifth task: pupils consider the most important reason(s) why Glyndwr and the Welsh rebelled, and explain whether or not Glyndwr was a reluctant rebel. (Bloom's Evaluate) Final task: this one is up to you, and could cover Bloom's Create. Hope you'll find this useful! Enjoy! Fourth task: pupils then translate the above information into a 9 part factor wheel (e.g. beliefs and ideas, media, poverty, religious etc.), annotating the wheel with at least one important example for the relevant factors. (Bloom's Applying)
WJEC How did Hitler cause WWII?
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WJEC How did Hitler cause WWII?

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A number of resources looking at: Hitler's foreign policy aims (and overview) Why Britain appeased Nazi Germany Munich Agreement Britain's preparations for war