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All lessons posted are full lessons, which include all necessary worksheets and sources. All lessons posted have been tried and tested in the classroom. All schemes of work are available as a pack or individually, check out the free lessons to get an idea about the types of sources and activities included in other lessons.
*Full Lesson* Slavery: Africa before Slavery
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*Full Lesson* Slavery: Africa before Slavery

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This is the second lesson in a scheme of work about the Atlantic Slave Trade. In this lesson, pupils attempt to prove that "civilisation" existed in Africa before the start of the slave trade. In particular, pupils use evidence and sources to respond to a quote from David Hume. This lesson includes - *Attitudes of Europeans towards Africa during the slave trade. * Examples of civilisation and technology in Africa before the slave trade. * Investigation of the Mali Empire as an example of civilisation in Africa before the slave trade * Homework task to get students to respond to European attitudes towards Africa based on the evidence they have considered during the lesson. The whole scheme of work (7 lessons) is available to buy for £5. If you buy this lesson, please leave a review. Click on my username to see the rest of my resources.
*Full Lesson* The Black Death: Causes and Cures
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*Full Lesson* The Black Death: Causes and Cures

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This is the fourth lesson of a scheme of work investigating life in Medieval Times, the Medieval Church and the Black Death. This lesson is ready to teach and includes all worksheets and resources needed. During the lesson pupils will: - Revise their learning about the Black Death from previous lessons. -Think about and identify what causes illness and sickness. - Complete a primary source analysis to identify some of the perceived causes of the Black Death. - Investigate cures people attempted for the Black Death and link them to the perceived cause. - Homework task - Write a the first part of the Historical fiction to explain what people believed caused and cured the Black Death. This lesson is aimed towards year seven but could be easily adapted for key stage 1 or 2. This lesson is ready to teach and includes all the resources needed. If you buy this lesson, please leave a review to tell me what you think.
*Full Lesson* The Tudors: Should Elizabeth Execute Mary Queen of Scots?
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*Full Lesson* The Tudors: Should Elizabeth Execute Mary Queen of Scots?

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This is the fifth lesson in a scheme of work about the Tudors. The scheme of work is directed towards year 7 but could easily be adapted for KS1, KS2 or other year levels. The focus of this lesson is on investigating the problem that Elizabeth had with Mary Queen of Scots and how she dealt with the problem. During the lesson pupils will: - Analyse ISM of Mary Queen of Scots Execution - Gain a brief overview of Elizabeth's problem with Mary Queen of Scots. - Investigate and evaluate the reasons for and against executing Mary Queen of Scots. - Complete a writing frame to make a decision based on the evidence from the card sort. This lesson is ready to teach and the power point includes all necessary resources. If you buy this resource, please leave a review. Check out my shop (click on my username above) for other free and premium History resources.
*6 Full Lessons* Battle of Hastings 1066
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*6 Full Lessons* Battle of Hastings 1066

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This bundle contains six full lessons of a scheme of work about the Battle of Hastings. The lessons included in the bundle are: Lesson 1: Claimant to the Throne Lesson 2: The Battle of Stamford Bridge Lesson 3: Battle of Hastings Soldiers Lesson 4: What happened at Hastings Lesson 5: Battle of Hastings assessment Lesson 6: Why did William win the Battle of Hastings. All lessons are ready to go and include all necessary resources. Click on my username above to see the rest of my resources. If you buy this bundle, please make sure to leave a review. Thanks
*Full Lesson* The Battle of the Somme
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*Full Lesson* The Battle of the Somme

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This is a lesson from a scheme of work covering the First World War. During this lesson, pupils will use a variety of different sources to investigate and make judgements about the conditions in the trenches. This lesson was designed for a year 9/KS3 class but could be easily adapted for other classes or levels. The lesson is ready to teach and the power point contains all the resources required. During the lesson pupils will complete the following activities: * Complete a source analysis on an image of the trenches during the First world War. Discuss usefulness and reliability of the sources. * Investigate the reasons for the Battle of the Somme. * Evaluate the plan behind the battle and compare it to what actually happened. * Complete a card sort to identify the causes, events and consequences of the Battle of the Somme. * Source analysis of two representations of the battle - eyewitness account and newspaper report. * Evaluate the leadership of General Haig based on evidence from the lesson and card sort. If you buy this lesson, please leave a review and let me know what you think. Check out my shop (click on my user name above) to see more premium and free History lessons.
*5 Full Lessons* Mao's China: Social and Cultural Changes (Edexcel A-Level History)
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*5 Full Lessons* Mao's China: Social and Cultural Changes (Edexcel A-Level History)

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This bundle contains five full lessons covering Key Topic 4: Social and Cultural Changes, 1949 - 1976 of the new Edexcel A-LEvel History course - Mao's China 1949 - 1976. The bundle contains the following lessons: Lesson One: Women in China Lesson Two: Changing position of Women in China Short lesson: The New Marriage Law Lesson Three: Education in Mao;s China Lesson Four: Healthcare in China Lesson Five: Changes in Culture and Religion All full lessons are based around 100 minute double periods but could easily be broken down into a number of shorter lessons. The lessons are ready to teach and include the sources and information required. Some activities use the course textbook - Communist States in the Twentieth Century (Bunce, 2015) although other texts could easily be used. Please see my shop (click on my username above) to see more free and premium lessons. If you buy this bundle, please leave a review. Thanks
*Full Lesson* Mao's China: The Great Leap Forward (Edexcel A-Level History)
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*Full Lesson* Mao's China: The Great Leap Forward (Edexcel A-Level History)

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This lesson in from a series of lessonscovering the new Edexcel A-Level History unit: Mao's China 1949 - 1976. This lesson investigates the Great Leap Forward as part of Key Topic 2: Agriculture and Industry. The lesson is ready to teach and includes all worksheets and sources. The lessons refer to the textbook Communist States in the Twentieth Century " (Bunce, 2015 - Hodder) although other textbooks could be used with the lessons. During the lesson pupils will: * Identify the advantages and disadvantages of the backyard steel furnaces * Investigate and analyse posters from the CCP promoting the Great Leap Forward. * Evaluate Mao's reasons for launching the Great Leap Forward * Investigate the successes and failures of the Great Leap Forward and their causes. * Begin to look at the initial opposition from figures such as Peng Dehuai and Mao's response. Check out my shop for more Mao's China and other History resources. (Click on my username above) If you buy this resource, please leave a review. Thanks
*Full Lesson* Lesson 5 - Attacking a Castle
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*Full Lesson* Lesson 5 - Attacking a Castle

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This is the fifth lesson of a scheme of work in about Medieval Castles. The focus of the lesson is to have pupils evaluate the different methods used to attack castles. During the lesson pupils will: - Use an ISM to develop an initial list of the ways that castles could be attacked. - Use information to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of different methods to attack castles. - Use the information from the lesson to plan an attack on a castle. - Complete peer assessment to evaluate plans of attack from other pupils. This lesson is ready to teach and includes all worksheets and resources needed. This lesson is aimed towards year seven but could be easily adapted for key stage 1 or 2. If you buy this lesson, please leave a review to tell me what you think.
*7 Full Lessons* Britain losing and Gaining and Empire: Loss of the American Colonies (Edexcel A-Level History)
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*7 Full Lessons* Britain losing and Gaining and Empire: Loss of the American Colonies (Edexcel A-Level History)

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This bundle contains seven lessons that cover the Loss of the American Colonies depth study which forms part of the Edexcel A-Level History Unit 3: Britain losing and gaining an Empire 1763 - 1914. The lessons include are ready to go and included all necessary sources and resources. The lessons refer to the Pearson textbook developed for the unit. The pack contains the following lessons: Lesson 1 - Introduction to the American Colonies Lesson 2 - Increasing Tensions between Britain and the colonies Lesson 3 - Long Term causes of the Revolution Lesson 4 - From Tea Party to Revolution Lesson 5 - Declaration of Independence and conflict Lesson 6 - Britain vs America Lesson 7 - The Battles of Saratoga and Yorktown and the end of the war. All presentations are based on 100 minute lessons but could be easily adapted for other lengths.
*Full Lesson* Mao's China: Why did Mao launch the Cultural Revolution (Edexcel A-Level History)
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*Full Lesson* Mao's China: Why did Mao launch the Cultural Revolution (Edexcel A-Level History)

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This is the second lesson in a series covering the new Edexcel A-Level History unit: Mao's China 1949 - 1976. This series of lessons covers Key Topic Three: The Cultural Revolution and its Aftermath, 1966 - 76 The lesson is ready to teach and includes all worksheets and sources. The lessons refer to the textbook "Communist States in the Twentieth Century " (Bunce, 2015 - Hodder) although other textbooks could be used with the lessons. During the lesson pupils will: * Identify and evaluate Mao's reasons for launching the Cultural Revolution * Complete a writing task to evaluate these reasons. * Investigate the split in the CPC between ideologues and pragmatists as a reason for the Cultural Revolution. * Complete a source analysis task to create a profile of an average Red Guard member. * Use the text to outline information about the Red Guard and their role in the Cultural Revolution. * Consolidate knowledge about the Red Guard by creating a Dazibao (big character poster) * Complete writing task to evaluate reasons for the Cultural Revolution This lesson is based on a double lesson (100 minutes) but could easily be broken up into a number of smaller lessons. Please go to my shop (click on my username above) for more free and premium History lessons. If you buy this resource, please leave a review.
*Full Lesson* British Empire: India and the East India Company
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*Full Lesson* British Empire: India and the East India Company

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This is the First lesson in a series covering the new Edexcel A-Level History unit: Britain losing and gaining an Empire 1763 - 1914. This series of lessons covers the fourth depth study: Nearly Losing and Empire: The British in India 1829 - 58. The lesson is ready to teach and includes all worksheets and sources. The lessons refer to the textbook "Britain: Losing and gaining and Empire, 1763 - 1914" (Christie, 2016 Pearson) although other textbooks could be used with the lessons. During the lesson pupils will: * Investigate the punishment of "Blowing from a gun" inflicted on Sepoys involved in the 1857 uprising. * Analyse a map showing initial European settlement of India. * Use the text to begin to investigate the East India Company and its role in India. * Watch a video outlining the History of the East India company. Check out my shop (Click on my username above) for more free and premium resources including more lessons from this unit. If you buy this resource, please leave a review.
*Full Lesson* Mao's China: Cultural Revolution - Attacks on the Four Olds (Edexcel A-Level History)
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*Full Lesson* Mao's China: Cultural Revolution - Attacks on the Four Olds (Edexcel A-Level History)

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This is the third lesson in a series covering the new Edexcel A-Level History unit: Mao's China 1949 - 1976. This series of lessons covers Key Topic Three: The Cultural Revolution and its Aftermath, 1966 - 76 The lesson is ready to teach and includes all worksheets and sources. The lessons refer to the textbook "Communist States in the Twentieth Century " (Bunce, 2015 - Hodder) although other textbooks could be used with the lessons. During the lesson pupils will: * Complete a thinking task about things during the Cultural Revolution that were deemed counter revolutionary. * Investigate the attack on the grave of Wu Xun as an example of the attacks on the four olds. * Use the text to research attacks on the four olds to create an argument against an Historic quote. * Complete a card sort looking at the economic, social and political consequences of the attacks on the four olds. * Conduct a debate to decide the biggest impact of the Cultural Revolution/attacks on the four olds. * Investigate and evaluate the attacks against Mao's political enemies. This lesson is based on a double lesson (100 minutes) but could easily be broken up into a number of smaller lessons. Please go to my shop (click on my username above) for more free and premium History lessons. If you buy this resource, please leave a review.
*Full Lesson* The Tudors: Introduction to the Tudors
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*Full Lesson* The Tudors: Introduction to the Tudors

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This is the first lesson in a scheme of work about the Tudors. The scheme of work is directed towards year 7 but could easily be adapted for KS1, KS2 or other year levels. The focus of this lesson is to introduce pupils to the Tudors and assess their prior knowledge. During the lesson pupils will: - Investigate a picture of Henry VIII, Edward IV and Mary I. - Watch a short video to give an overview of the Tudor Monarchs - Identify the key Tudor monarchs - Complete a Tudor true or false to assess prior knowledge. - Homework: Pupils conduct research on a Tudor monarch of their choice. This lesson is ready to teach and the power point includes all necessary resources. If you buy this resource, please leave a review. Check out my shop (click on my username above) for other free and premium History resources.
*Full Lesson* The Medieval Church
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*Full Lesson* The Medieval Church

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This is the second lesson of a scheme of work investigating Life in Medieval Times, the Medieval Church and the Black Death. This lesson is ready to teach and includes all worksheets and resources needed. During the lesson pupils will: - A starter activity investigating why people prayed during the middle ages. - Analysis task looking at the architecture of Bath Abby and how it demonstrates people's beliefs. - Decision making activity looking at the power of Church - Investigation and analysis of the purpose and message of doom paintings. - Homework task to produce and example of a doom painting. This lesson is aimed towards year seven but could be easily adapted for key stage 1 or 2. This lesson is ready to teach and includes all the resources needed. If you buy this lesson, please leave a review to tell me what you think.
*Five Full Lessons* Castles
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*Five Full Lessons* Castles

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This bundle contains five full lessons from a scheme of work investigating Medieval Castles. These lessons are aimed towards KS3/year 7 but could easily be adapted for other year levels or key stages. The bundle contains five lessons: - Lesson One: Introduction to castles - Lesson Two: The best place to build a castle. - Lesson Three: Motte and Bailey Castles - Lesson Four: Development of Castles over time - Lesson Five: Attacking a Castle All five lessons are ready to teach and include all necessary resources. Visit my shop (click on my username above) to see more free and premium History resources. If you buy this bundle please leave a review. Thanks
*6 Full Lessons* Mao's China Key Topic 1: Establishing Communist Rule (Edexcel A-LEvel History)
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*6 Full Lessons* Mao's China Key Topic 1: Establishing Communist Rule (Edexcel A-LEvel History)

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This pack contains six lessons covering the first key topic of Edexcel A-level History: Mao's China: Establishing Communist Rule 1949 - 1957. The lessons include are ready to go and included all necessary sources and resources. All lessons have been taught and tested in the classroom. The lessons refer to the textbook "Communist States in the Twentieth Century " (Bunce, 2015 - Hodder) although other textbooks could be used with the lessons. The following lessons are included in the pack: Lesson One - Introduction/China before Mao Lesson Two - Communist victory in the Civil War Lesson Three - Mao's political thought and Marx Lesson four - Political Reforms Lesson Five - Impact of the Korean War Lesson Six - Removal of opposition to the communist party Although this unit is designed for A-Level History is could be adapted for GCSE as well. Lessons five and six are quite long and could easily be split into two separate lessons. The first lesson of this scheme is available for free as a sample and the other lessons are available for £2 each in my shop. (Click my user name above) If you but this pack please make sure to leave a review.
The British Empire: An Empire to be proud of?
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The British Empire: An Empire to be proud of?

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This is a lesson evaluating the positive and negative points of the British Empire. Pupils will evaluate evidence and reach their own conclusion about whether we should be proud of the British Empire or not. The lesson was designed for a year 8/Key Stage Three class but could be adapted for Ks1 or Ks2. During this lesson pupils will: *Complete a true or false activity to evaluate their prior knowledge about the British Empire * Evaluate two contrasting sources about the British Empire to make an initial decision about the empire. * Complete a card sort to identify the positive and negative aspects of the British Empire. * Use information from the card sort to complete a mini writing frame to evaluate knowledge. * Complete a case study about the impact of the British Empire in India using images and written sources during a gallery activities. * Complete a writing task to evaluate the British impact on India. (Could also be debated in class) Please check out my shop for more free and premium History lessons and bundles. If you buy this lesson, please leave a review and let me know what you think.
Why did the British Build an Empire?
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Why did the British Build an Empire?

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During this lesson pupils will identity and evaluate reasons why the British wanted to build an develop an Empire. Pupils will prioritise the key reasons for Empire building and identify and explain what they think is the main reason. This lesson is ready to go and the power point contains all resources required.
*Full Lesson* Mao's China: Political reforms in China
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*Full Lesson* Mao's China: Political reforms in China

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This is the fourth lesson in a series of six covering the new Edexcel A-Level History unit: Mao's China 1949 - 1976. This series of lessons covers Key Topic One: Establishing Communist Rule 1949 - 1957. The lesson is ready to teach and includes all worksheets and sources. The lessons refer to the textbook "Communist States in the Twentieth Century " (Bunce, 2015 - Hodder) although other textbooks could be used with the lessons. During the lesson pupils will: * Revise the problems Mao faced in 1949 * Use a source to evaluate Mao's attitude towards politics and violence. * Complete a card sort to identify the new political structure put in place by Mao after 1949. * Evalute the new political structure in light of the common program for China (studied during previous lesson in series.) * Identify the roles of different groups within the new power structure. The first lesson in this scheme of work is available for free and all 6 lessons in the scheme of work are available for £5 in my shop. (Click on my username above) If you buy, please review. Thanks
Battle of Hastings: Assesment
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Battle of Hastings: Assesment

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This is the fifth lesson in a scheme of work about the Battle of Hastings. The lessons are aimed towards year 7 but could easily be adapted for other year levels. This lesson is ready to go and includes all resources. During this lesson, pupils will: - Use information and learning from previous lessons to create a newspaper acticle to outline the key events of the Battle of Hastings and suggest why William won. This lesson is also avaliable in a bundle with all of the lessons in the Battle of Hastings scheme for £6 (or £1 a lesson). Make sure to click on my username above to look at the rest of my resources. Please leave a review if you buy . Thanks