High School history lesson plans and activities: Thematic and breadth studies

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Slave Triangle

Slave Triangle

This is a complete lesson exploring the Slave Trade triangle. It includes a map task, have and need task, card sort on the reasons slavery was justified and visual questioning task

By leighbee23

Nazi Propaganda

Nazi Propaganda

Nazi Germany lesson analysing Nazi propaganda, includes a detailed worksheet and a paired task exploring forms of propaganda the Nazi party used. This can be used to link to how propaganda helped the Nazis maintain control.Also includes a task discussing the features of propaganda posters on the powerpoint to go through with the whole class and then an activity worksheet to facilitate the development of this independently This resource has been adapted since earlier reviews

By leighbee23

Roman army

Roman army

A series of three lessons on the Roman Army- based on recruitment and why the army was successful. Includes three tasks labelling, card sort, spy task, recruitment advert task.Lots of high quality resources for KS2 and KS3 students

By leighbee23

Marking Stickers to Encourage Feedback - 23 Template Bundle

Marking Stickers to Encourage Feedback - 23 Template Bundle

Has that pile of books been sitting on your desk for over a week? Why not print out some stickers and get sticking! I use a range of stickers to encourage student feedback. It's an excellent way to save some time but also encourage a dialogue. Credit to A. Wilkes for inspiration. You will require various label size papers but there are some standard envelope ones. Sticker sizes include: standard address label, 25x25, 64x64 and others. Comments are appreciated. This paper can be purchased online and put into any printer. Comments are appreciated. Images are taken from Microsoft Office Clip-Art collections and used in line with MS policy.

By maxblackburn

Holocaust Choose Your Own Adventure w/ Worksheet for the Classroom

Holocaust Choose Your Own Adventure w/ Worksheet for the Classroom

Get your kids out of their seats and have them pretend they are living history. This Choose Your Own Adventure has students making decision after decision in a historical situation. Baskets around the room will have the result of each decision till their story ends (usually 6-10 decisions depending on what they choose). This one has them pretending they live in Poland at the start of Holocaust. Let them see if they can survive! (answer is no!) Check out the preview. Includes worksheet and teacher directions. Other CYOA's include college, career, apartheid, genocide, South Africa, Neolithic, also check out murder mysteries, board games, matching card activities Hitler Jew Auschwitz World War II Two Concentration camp

By jeremymoore-bs-65

Cold War Choose Your Own Adventure w/ Worksheet ACTING OUT HISTORY!

Cold War Choose Your Own Adventure w/ Worksheet ACTING OUT HISTORY!

Get your kids out of their seats and have them pretend they are living history. This Choose Your Own Adventure lets your students pretend to be President during the 1960's. They have to make choices Presidents faced during the Cold War. Careful, some of your students will start a nuclear war! There are several situations that align with real Cold War events. Use it to set up the lesson or add variety. Baskets around the room will have the result of each decision till their story ends (usually 6-10 decisions depending on what they choose). Includes worksheet and teacher directions. Other CYOA's include college, career, apartheid, genocide, South Africa, Holocaust, Neolithic,World History Lesson Plan Student Driven Emergency Quick also check out murder mysteries, board games, matching card activities Change the way you teach, Cuban Missile Crisis, U2, Bay of Pigs, JFK, Communism Communist, NATO Warsaw Pact, Truman Doctrine Vietnam Korea

By jeremymoore-bs-65

Africa Genocide and Civil War Choose Your Own Adventure w/ worksheet

Africa Genocide and Civil War Choose Your Own Adventure w/ worksheet

Get your kids out of their seats and have them pretend they are living history. This Choose Your Own Adventure has students making decision after decision in a historical situation. Baskets around the room will have the result of each decision till their story ends (usually 6-10 decisions depending on what they choose). This one has them pretending they live in Kenya and they will get caught up in genocide. Let them see if they can survive! (answer is no!) Includes worksheet and teacher directions. Other CYOA's include college, career, apartheid, genocide, South Africa, Holocaust, Neolithic, also check out murder mysteries, board games, matching card activities Change the way you teach,

By jeremymoore-bs-65

Edexcel GCSE Warfare Through Time - Warfare and British Society in the Modern Era, 1900 - Present

Edexcel GCSE Warfare Through Time - Warfare and British Society in the Modern Era, 1900 - Present

Designed for the Edexcel GCSE unit 'Warfare Through Time, c1250-present'. This is a set of presentations on Warfare and British Society in the modern era (1900 - Present).These presentations are clean and clear for students to easily engage with. They have been designed to scaffold the teaching of this part of the course closely alongside the use of the Edexcel Warfare Through Time textbook, which is where the depth of information is contained.Purple pen tasks / questions are also included.

By SJT1991

Changing leadership and regimes from Khrushchev and Gorbachev 1953-1989

Changing leadership and regimes from Khrushchev and Gorbachev 1953-1989

Aimed at A LevelWJEC Breadth study Russia from 1881-1989 but can be adapted by changing essay title etcIncludes the notes for the whole topic 1953-1989 with a Powerpoint presentation taking you through the main points and the tasks. No textbook required to accompany it pack should be stand alone.Covers Khrushchev becoming leader right through to 1989 under Gorbachev.

By paulinevickers

British Empire 1763-1914 - EDEXCEL ROUTE H (NEW)

British Empire 1763-1914 - EDEXCEL ROUTE H (NEW)

British Empire 1763-1914 - EDEXCEL ROUTE H (NEW)Gordon sent his second in command, Colonel Stewart, with a message for Sir Evelyn Baring, the British Commissioner in Cairo. Stewart in one of Gordon’s 5 steamers sailed past Berber, but then went aground was captured and executed by one of the Mahdi’s lieutenants. The British Liberal Prime Minister, William Gladstone, was determined that Britain would not intervene further in the Sudan. Public opinion was outraged. It was the view in the country that Gordon must be rescued. Queen Victoria expressed the same view. Finally the threatened resignation of Lord Hartington, the Secretary of State for War, forced Gladstone to agree to the sending of an expeditionary force to relieve Gordon.

By aj0797

The Cuban Missile Crisis (GCSE)

The Cuban Missile Crisis (GCSE)

A lesson ideal for the new Edexcel GCSE scheme of work, this lesson (will probably take around 3 hours to do), looks at the causes, events, and consequences of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Includes an 8 mark exam question for students to consolidate their knowledge.

By georgiaperry

Second World War  (Photos, Worksheets, Colouring Pages)

Second World War (Photos, Worksheets, Colouring Pages)

A collection of photos and hand drawn colouring pages of the World War Two bunkers on the British Channel Island of Alderney, which was evacuated and became the base for four prisoner of war camps, and a large fortified wall. Photos are taken at Bibette Head and across the island, including the Anti Aircraft bunker known as 'The Odeon'. I made a video of the bunkers (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsXKBVzIBWo), and run free virtual field trips of the bunkers for schools through Skype in the Classroom. You might also enjoy my bunker colouring pages here on the TES. The bundle would also be relevant for discussions about materials such as concrete and metal, sea water corrosion of metal, architecture and design, engineering, and the human impacts of the war. The local children were evacuated first, and Jewish labourers were brought to the camps. Today on the island you will find older generations and families where the labourers married the soldiers and the soldiers remained after the war to help clear up the 30,000 or more land mines. Why was the island part of Hitler's Atlantic Wall? Was there a strategy in place? How was the concrete brought to the island by ship? How did they use concrete to camouflage the bunkers to look like rocks? Why did the soldiers take wood from the houses to burn? To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer: * Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8 * Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest * Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

History - Easter Quiz! GCSE KS4 [ End of Term Fun! ] 2017 - FULLY ANIMATED! Fun Historical Facts!

History - Easter Quiz! GCSE KS4 [ End of Term Fun! ] 2017 - FULLY ANIMATED! Fun Historical Facts!

This Easter quiz is professionally designed for History teachers. It is suitable for students at KS4 KS3 and possible KS2 (based around interesting historical trivia). Easy differentiation can be achieved by changing team sizes.It features 30 questions divided into five rounds. Half of the questions are subject specific, the other half refer to Easter trivia and Easter related general-knowledge.All slides are fully animated to be engaging and fun: some of the questions are even asked by adorable animated rabbits! The download includes the answer sheet and constitutes a zero-prep lesson; ideal for end of term classes and unwinding at the end of term!We are aiming to produce the finest Easter quizzes available on TES: if you like this product and feel that it deserves one, leave a positive review and email us (godwin86@gmail.com) and we will email you a FREE RESOURCE*!* [Any one of our 'Philosophy Boxes' programs, which you can view here: https://www.tes.com/resources/search/?q=godwin86%20PHILOSOPHY%20BOXES&pricing=paid&sortBy=lowestPrice]just email us the one you want and your TES username so that we can read your review :) ]

By godwin86

Morse Code Fun Facts

Morse Code Fun Facts

A series of 18 fun facts about Morse Code displayed individually on display-size labels. A great addition to your Working Wall or washing line about Communications. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

Edexcel 9-1 Crime Punishment:Lesson 23  How did prisons develop in the 19th century?

Edexcel 9-1 Crime Punishment:Lesson 23 How did prisons develop in the 19th century?

Case study looking at pentonville Prison in the later half of the 19th century. Students are initially introduced to images and information about the supermax prison cells used in USA and they need to identify how they are designed to reform inmates. Following this they need to annotate various images about Pentonville to explain how the separate system was designed to operate.

By planmylesson

Edexcel GCSE 9-1 History Crime and Punishment c1700-1900

Edexcel GCSE 9-1 History Crime and Punishment c1700-1900

9 fully resourced lessons on crime, punishment and law enforcement in medieval England c1700-c1900. This bundle includes all the material needed to teach the third part of the new Edexcel crime and punishment unit. Lessons include a PowerPoint, differentiated resources, worksheets, key term sheets, example questions and mark schemes (over 30 resources in total)

By planmylesson

World War Two Bunkers and Secret Tunnels: Photo Collection (Part 3)

World War Two Bunkers and Secret Tunnels: Photo Collection (Part 3)

A collection of photos taken in and around the World War Two bunkers on the British Channel Island of Alderney, which was evacuated and became the base for four prisoner of war camps, and a large fortified wall. Photos are taken at Bibette Head and across the island, including the Anti Aircraft bunker known as 'The Odeon'. I made a video of the bunkers (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsXKBVzIBWo), and run free virtual field trips of the bunkers for schools through Skype in the Classroom. You might also enjoy my bunker colouring pages here on the TES. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

World War Two Bunkers and Secret Tunnels: Photo Collection (Part 1)

World War Two Bunkers and Secret Tunnels: Photo Collection (Part 1)

A collection of photos taken in and around the World War Two bunkers on the British Channel Island of Alderney, which was evacuated and became the base for four prisoner of war camps, and a large fortified wall. Photos are taken at Bibette Head and across the island, including the Anti Aircraft bunker known as 'The Odeon'. I made a video of the bunkers (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsXKBVzIBWo), and run free virtual field trips of the bunkers for schools through Skype in the Classroom. You might also enjoy my bunker colouring pages here on the TES. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

World War Two Bunkers and Secret Tunnels: Photo Collection (Part 6)

World War Two Bunkers and Secret Tunnels: Photo Collection (Part 6)

A collection of photos taken in and around the World War Two bunkers on the British Channel Island of Alderney, which was evacuated and became the base for four prisoner of war camps, and a large fortified wall. Photos are taken at Bibette Head and across the island, including the Anti Aircraft bunker known as 'The Odeon'. I made a video of the bunkers (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsXKBVzIBWo), and run free virtual field trips of the bunkers for schools through Skype in the Classroom. You might also enjoy my bunker colouring pages here on the TES. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

World War Two Bunkers and Secret Tunnels: Photo Collection (Part 5)

World War Two Bunkers and Secret Tunnels: Photo Collection (Part 5)

A collection of photos taken in and around the World War Two bunkers on the British Channel Island of Alderney, which was evacuated and became the base for four prisoner of war camps, and a large fortified wall. Photos are taken at Bibette Head and across the island, including the Anti Aircraft bunker known as 'The Odeon'. I made a video of the bunkers (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsXKBVzIBWo), and run free virtual field trips of the bunkers for schools through Skype in the Classroom. You might also enjoy my bunker colouring pages here on the TES. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

World War Two Bunkers and Secret Tunnels: Photo Collection (Part 4)

World War Two Bunkers and Secret Tunnels: Photo Collection (Part 4)

A collection of photos taken in and around the World War Two bunkers on the British Channel Island of Alderney, which was evacuated and became the base for four prisoner of war camps, and a large fortified wall. Photos are taken at Bibette Head and across the island, including the Anti Aircraft bunker known as 'The Odeon'. I made a video of the bunkers (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsXKBVzIBWo), and run free virtual field trips of the bunkers for schools through Skype in the Classroom. You might also enjoy my bunker colouring pages here on the TES. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

World War Two Bunkers and Secret Tunnels: Photo Collection (Part 2)

World War Two Bunkers and Secret Tunnels: Photo Collection (Part 2)

A collection of photos taken in and around the World War Two bunkers on the British Channel Island of Alderney, which was evacuated and became the base for four prisoner of war camps, and a large fortified wall. Photos are taken at Bibette Head and across the island, including the Anti Aircraft bunker known as 'The Odeon'. I made a video of the bunkers (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsXKBVzIBWo), and run free virtual field trips of the bunkers for schools through Skype in the Classroom. You might also enjoy my bunker colouring pages here on the TES. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

World War Two Bunkers and Secret Tunnels: Photo Collection (Part 7)

World War Two Bunkers and Secret Tunnels: Photo Collection (Part 7)

A collection of photos taken in and around the World War Two bunkers on the British Channel Island of Alderney, which was evacuated and became the base for four prisoner of war camps, and a large fortified wall. Photos are taken at Bibette Head and across the island, including the Anti Aircraft bunker known as 'The Odeon'. I made a video of the bunkers (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsXKBVzIBWo), and run free virtual field trips of the bunkers for schools through Skype in the Classroom. You might also enjoy my bunker colouring pages here on the TES. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277