High School thematic and breadth studies lesson plans and activities: Military history

Resources and ideas for history, thematic and breadth studies, military history, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

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

Edexcel GCSE 9-1 History Crime and Punishment c1000-c1700

Edexcel GCSE 9-1 History Crime and Punishment c1000-c1700

Bundle includes all teaching material for the first two sections of the Crime and Punishment c1000-present Paper 1 topic. 16 fully resourced lessons which include PowerPoints, key word lists, self assessment grids, example questions, card sorts, worksheets and literacy support.

By planmylesson

Edexcel GCSE 9-1 History Crime and Punishment: C1500-c1700:  Crime, punishment and law enforcement in early modern England

Edexcel GCSE 9-1 History Crime and Punishment: C1500-c1700: Crime, punishment and law enforcement in early modern England

This Bundle includes all teaching material for the second section of the Edexcel 9-1 GCSE. 8 fully resourced lessons that cover the changes in society which led to new definitions of crime in the period c1500-c1700. The lessons focus on the extent of change and continuity in law enforcement the period and why significant changes in punishments were introduced. There are two case studies included; The Gunpowder Plot and The Pendle Witch Trials. Lessons include PowerPoints, worksheets, card sorts and example questions.

By planmylesson

BBC History File  - Nazi Germany - Supporting Worksheets Ep. 1,2,4 & 5

BBC History File - Nazi Germany - Supporting Worksheets Ep. 1,2,4 & 5

BBC History File - Nazi Germany - Supporting WorksheetsWorksheets to support the BBC Documentary History File Episodes:Ep.1. The Rise of HitlerEp.2. Life in Hitler's GermanyEp.4. Youth in Hitler's GermanyEp.5. Opposition to HitlerPlease find a copy of Ep.3. The Master race on this channelSuitable for the new 9-1 History GCSE as lesson support, revision or flipped learning. Also appropriate for the legacy GCSE

By awithey

Card Sort - Why were the Native Americans defeated?

Card Sort - Why were the Native Americans defeated?

This great resource is designed to be used as a starter or plenary for students looking at the key factors as to why the Native Americans were finally defeated by the US government.Students are given five headings cards which include US Army, religion, reservations, Indian Agents and education as well as fourteen cards with key information about each factor to sort.Once completed students could use the card sort to write an essay or produce a mind map on the topic. The aims and objectives are:Theme: The American WestKnow: How were the Native Americans defeated by the US Government?Understand: How did the US government undermine the Native American way of life?Evaluate: Which factor was the most important in undermining their way of life?WILF - What Am I Looking For?Identify and describe: How did the US Government defeat the Native Americans?Explain: What tactics and strategies did they use to undermine their way of life?Analyse: Which factor or combination of factors was the most successful?If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want.Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates.Kind RegardsRoy

By Roy_Huggins

Warfare 1250-present day introductory lesson

Warfare 1250-present day introductory lesson

A PowerPoint with worksheets and information sheets included which introduces the key themes, concepts and wars for the Edexcel Unit 1 course on The Nature and Experience of Warfare 1250-present.To be used in conjunction with the Flipped Learning videos and worksheets.

By flipyourhistory

How did warfare develop between 1250-1500 - Flipped Learning worksheet and video

How did warfare develop between 1250-1500 - Flipped Learning worksheet and video

Flippedlearning resource based around Youtube narrated presentation about change and continuity in the nature and experience of warfare between 1250-1500. The narrated PowerPoint focuses on the main changes in warfare in this period and was developed for the Edexcel Unit 1 course. The Worksheet provides a link to the video and a mix of note taking and comprehension questions. The video is both on the Flipyourhistory Youtube channel and included here as a windows media video file. Flippedlearning resources are designed to be used by students outside the classroom as either homework or revision, freeing up time in lessons for consolidation, debate and analysis. For more information about flippedlearning or my flipyourhistory experiences follow my Twitter account (@flipyourhistory) or read my blog - flipyourhistory.wordpress.com. To see all my flippedlearning resources search flipyourhistory on the TES.

By flipyourhistory

The Battle of Agincourt 1415 - Flipped Learning worksheet with link to Youtube documentary

The Battle of Agincourt 1415 - Flipped Learning worksheet with link to Youtube documentary

Flippedlearning resource based around Youtube documentary about the Battle of Agincourt for the new Unit 1 Edexcel GCSE History on the history of warfare. The documentary focuses on the build up and events of the battle, focusing on the differences between the armies and the impact of their tactics. The Worksheet provides a link to the video and a mix of note taking and comprehension questions. Flippedlearning resources are designed to be used by students outside the classroom as either homework or revision, freeing up time in lessons for consolidation, debate and analysis. For more information about flippedlearning or my flipyourhistory experiences follow my Twitter account (@flipyourhistory) or read my blog - flipyourhistory.wordpress.com. To see all my flippedlearning resources search flipyourhistory on the TES.

By flipyourhistory

Battle of Agincourt 1415 - Flipped Learning worksheet and link to Youtube documentary

Battle of Agincourt 1415 - Flipped Learning worksheet and link to Youtube documentary

Flippedlearning resource based around Youtube documentary about the Battle of Agincourt 1415 during the Hundred Years War. The documentary focuses on the build up and events of the battle, focusing on the differences between the armies and the impact of their tactics. The Worksheet provides a link to the video and a mix of note taking and comprehension questions. Flippedlearning resources are designed to be used by students outside the classroom as either homework or revision, freeing up time in lessons for consolidation, debate and analysis. For more information about flippedlearning or my flipyourhistory experiences follow my Twitter account (@flipyourhistory) or read my blog - flipyourhistory.wordpress.com. To see all my flippedlearning resources search flipyourhistory on the TES.

By flipyourhistory

Nazi Germany & World War Two Units of Work

Nazi Germany & World War Two Units of Work

20 fully resourced lessons which include a PowerPoint presentation, detailed differentiated resources, literacy support materials, activities designed to encourage independent learners and thinkers with a clear focus of developing GCSE skills

By planmylesson

Nazi Germany & The Holocaust Units of Work

Nazi Germany & The Holocaust Units of Work

13 fully resourced lessons on Nazi Germany and The Holocaust. All lessons include a PowerPoint presentation, detailed differentiated resources, literacy support materials, activities designed to encourage independent learners and thinkers with a clear focus of developing GCSE skills

By planmylesson

Nazi Germany: L4 Was the Munich Putsch a success or a failure?

Nazi Germany: L4 Was the Munich Putsch a success or a failure?

Easy to follow lesson on the Munich Putsch. Students create a fact file for task 1 based on the worksheet (sentence stems provided for less able). The class then assess the outcome of the event and place them on a graph. The main written task is to decide if the Putsch was a success or a failure. Literacy support provided. Very simple lesson to teach which works really well.

By planmylesson

History: Bumper Resource Pack

History: Bumper Resource Pack

Last few days of this bundle now. £49.50 at normal prices for these resources. Until early next week they are less than half price!!! Grab them at the knock down price while you can. Now includes new materials on the topical area of the Russian Revolution and worksheets on the Norman Conquest.

By dmoorhouse

Nazi Germany Unit of Work (10 fully resourced lessons)

Nazi Germany Unit of Work (10 fully resourced lessons)

10 fully resourced lessons on Nazi Germany. All lessons include a PowerPoint with clear structured tasks, detailed differentiated resources, literacy support, critical thinking tasks, GCSE skills incorporated. Lessons are designed to encourage independent learners with a clear literacy focus with lots of opportunity for students to discuss and articulate their views on a very interesting topic. Feedback welcome :-)

By planmylesson

Romas army lesson

Romas army lesson

Full lesson that uses the opening scene from the movie 'Gladiator' to explain why the Roman army was effective. Printable resources, links to interactive resources, tasks and exam style Qs and scaffolded, differentiated resources.

By ballyduffboy

Germany booklet- Hitler's rise to power.

Germany booklet- Hitler's rise to power.

A booklet I have produced for their exam on German history. Particularly useful for GCSE pupils in preparation for their AQA exam Germany: Democracy to Dictatorship. The booklet contains lots of content but also various activities for pupils to complete as part of their revision. Activities include keyword match-up exercises, source analysis, exam-style questions. This booklet focuses on Hitler's rise to power and his consolidation of power. Topics include: Munich Putsch; Wall Street Crash; Hitler becoming Chancellor; the Reichstag Fire; the Enabling Act and the Night of Long Knives.

By elemmacmac

Nazi Germany:  L2 What was Germany like at the end of the First World War?

Nazi Germany: L2 What was Germany like at the end of the First World War?

Easy to follow lesson which looks at the state of Germany at the end of 1918. The students start by imagining what Germany was like in 1918 and they draw an image and describe their surroundings. They are then introduced to several sources which show some of the problems affecting the German people, the economy, the government and the army/ navy. After annotating the sources they write a report about the state of Germany in 1918. Literacy support included (writing frame and key words). Plenary revisits their starter illustration and they undertake the same activity but use the knowledge from the lesson to support their images and descriptions.

By planmylesson

300 generic activities.  Create lessons in seconds!

300 generic activities. Create lessons in seconds!

Create lessons in seconds with this HUGE PowerPoint of animated lesson activities. There are HUNDREDS of templates that you can over-type in seconds to create engaging lesson material. Highly praised by John Simpkin of Spartacus Educational and Mark Warner of Teaching Ideas. I am very confident you will like this. If you do, please click on my profile to see my other popular resources. Thanks(This file also has a bank of PowerPoint timers - it's the most useful planning tool ever!) The size of the file should show you how much stuff there is! Without sounding overly confident - it's the best resource out there!Many thanksCopyright T.TaylorNOTE: Following its success in the summer sale, I have decided to keep the sale price - so grab a bargain! Used to be £5. Many thanks.

By whizzbangbang

Key Features of a Castle

Key Features of a Castle

This was the first lesson for a Y10 lesson for their controlled assessment. It looks at key features and their effectiveness against attack. There is a lot of repetition and reinforcement to drive the knowledge home.

By EmmyCD

Tudor & Stuart Complete Unit of Work (15 fully resourced)

Tudor & Stuart Complete Unit of Work (15 fully resourced)

15 lessons on the Tudors and Stuarts. Each lesson is fully resourced with a powerpoint presentation, worksheets, activities, card sorts, differentiated activities, literacy support etc). There is also an assessment linked to the new 9-1 assessment criteria. I have taught all of these lessons and they are student focused, encourage independent learning, critical/ deeper level thinking and incorporate GCSE skills as well as literacy skills.

By planmylesson

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History Crime and Punishment c1000-c1500

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History Crime and Punishment c1000-c1500

9 fully resourced lessons on crime, punishment and law enforcement in medieval England c1000-c1500. This bundle includes all the material needed to teach the first 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 40 resources in total)

By planmylesson

Why did the Spanish Armada fail??

Why did the Spanish Armada fail??

Easy to follow lesson on the Armada. Card sort activity, data recording activity, decision making task and a report writing activity. Literacy support and success criteria for main task is included in the powerpoint. The lesson can be easily adapted by the teacher e.g. use cards for a diamond 9 etc.

By planmylesson

KS1 Women's History Month Presentations

KS1 Women's History Month Presentations

A selection of 10 presentations on 10 different inspirational women suitable for use with KS1. The slideshows are designed to be used as part of Women's History Month or for a thematic study in History. The women included have had a variety of roles in history, including as nurses, leaders and sportswomen.They can be used for assemblies, as an introduction to history or topic lessons or just as a filler during Women's History Month in March. The women included are:BoudiccaQueen VictoriaSerena WilliamsAmelia EarhartCoco ChanelJoan of ArcElizabeth IEdith CavellFlorence NightingaleMary SeacoleYou can also buy a bundle of 20 presentations, which includes these 10 for £8.

By blossomingminds

KS3 Women's History Month presentations

KS3 Women's History Month presentations

A selection of 10 presentations on 10 different inspirational women suitable to use with KS3. The slideshows are designed to be used as part of Women's History Month or for a thematic study in History. The women included have had a variety of roles in history, including as activists, leaders and writers.They can be used for assemblies, as an introduction to history or topic lessons or just as a filler during Women's History Month in March. The women included are:Mother TeresaRosa ParksSerena WilliamsMichelle ObamaJK RowlingAmelia EarhartAung San Suu KyiEmmeline PankhurstIndira GandhiMargaret ThatcherYou can also buy a bundle of 20 presentations suitable for primary and secondary, including these 10 for £8. Look for my shop 'Inspiration' or my author name, jl00077.

By blossomingminds

KS2 Women's History Month Presentations

KS2 Women's History Month Presentations

A selection of 10 presentations on 10 different inspirational women suitable for use with KS2. The slideshows are designed to be used as part of Women's History Month or for a thematic study in History. The women included have had a variety of roles in history, including as activists, leaders and writers.They can be used for assemblies, as an introduction to history or topic lessons or just as a filler during Women's History Month in March. The women included are:Elizabeth Garrett-AndersonMother TeresaRosa ParksMichelle ObamaJK RowlingAmelia EarhartEdith CavellElizabeth IEmmeline PankhurstMarie CurieYou can also buy a bundle of 20 presentations suitable for primary and secondary, including these 10 for £8. Look for my shop 'Inspiration' or my author name, jl00077.

By blossomingminds