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Why was public health so poor?New!
A short task in which students explain the role of five factors  … read more
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KS4 | Thematic studies | Published: 11/02/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Medicine & health
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What factors led to Harvey’s discoveries?New!
Students review some information about the roles played by i  … read more
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KS4 | Thematic studies | Published: 11/02/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Medicine & health
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Knowledge organiser: Renaissance medicineNew!
A summary of the key content which students need to know for  … read more
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KS4 | Thematic studies | Published: 11/02/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Medicine & health
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What can paintings tell us about Manifest Destiny?New!
Students look at contemporary images of the Western frontier  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 04/02/2019 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America
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To what extent did care givers change during the Renaissance period?New!
Information and a short summary task about the changing role  … read more
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KS4 | Thematic studies | Published: 04/02/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Medicine & health
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How significant was Harvey?New!
A quick colour-code task in which students decide how significant  … read more
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KS4 | Thematic studies | Published: 04/02/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Medicine & health
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History: Take cover!New!
This resource contains 30 activities to use as no-plan starters  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5  | Published: 28/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching templates and tools
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Explain reasons why the West was lawless and violentNew!
Students work with an artist's impression of a gang raid on  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 28/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America
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Introduction to appeasementNew!
A decision making exercise to stimulate student thinking and  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Modern World studies | Modern World: 1900-present | Published: 28/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Inter-War | Nazi Germany
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Is your answer a capitel one?
The AQA GCE Paper 2 asks students to assess the value of a source.  … read more
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KS5 | Using evidence | Published: 22/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching templates and tools
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KS5 Paper 2 source value tool
This resource supports A-level students in their deconstruction  … read more
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KS5 | Using evidence | Published: 21/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching templates and tools
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Causation in History: WWII
This is an activity for Y10/Y11 students to develop their un  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Cause and consequence | Depth studies | Modern World studies | Modern World: 1900-present | Published: 21/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Inter-War | Nazi Germany
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JFK: Hero or villain?
A categorising resource which asks students to assess the presidency  … read more
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KS3 | Modern World: 1900-present | Published: 07/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): American government
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Effects of industrialisation on the USSR
A resource planned for AQA's Paper 1 topic Russia, 1894-1945:  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 07/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Russia
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Defending a castle: Word match
A quick review task on castle defensive features.  … read more
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KS3 | The Medieval period: 1000-1500 | Early Modern period: 1500-1750 | Published: 07/01/2019 | From the resource collection(s): Power and conflict in the Early Modern Period | Power and conflict in the Medieval period | Society in the Early Modern Period | Society in the Medieval period
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20 ideas to improve teacher wellbeing in schools
A collection of practical and varied tips for helping to improve  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Transition | Published: 20/12/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Revision | Teaching ideas | Teaching templates and tools
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Tutor group advent calendar
This festive calendar is designed for teachers to use with their  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Chronology | Published: 26/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching templates and tools
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What were the causes and consequences of the 'Indian Wars'?
This full lesson explores the causes and consequences of Little  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 06/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America
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Was 1920s Britain debt ridden and scarred by war?
A lesson for the Eduqas GCSE course 'The Development of the UK  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 06/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 20th century Britain
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Who was Matilda the 'forgotten Queen'?
An investigative task which incorporates source interrogation  … read more
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KS3 | The Medieval period: 1000-1500 | Published: 29/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Power and conflict in the Medieval period
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Problems of the Paris Peace Conference: Writing frame
A writing frame for an exam-style 16 mark question for AQA's  … read more
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KS4 | Modern World studies | Published: 29/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Inter-War
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Elizabethan pictionary
A set of cards to enable students to play many rounds on this  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 23/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Elizabethan England
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AQA America 1920-1973: revision timeline
Students create a thematic timeline of the America 1920-73 course.  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 23/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 20th century America
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What were the consequences of the Berlin Wall?
Information and tasks to support students in providing a full  … read more
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KS4 | Modern World studies | Published: 15/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Cold War in Europe
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Y7 differentiated church homework
This Y7 homework is designed to give differentiated options for  … read more
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KS3 | The Medieval period: 1000-1500 | Published: 15/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): The role of the Church in the Medieval period
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The Crusades, c. 1095-1149: Key vocabulary
A glossary for the WJEC GCSE course on this topic.  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 15/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): The Crusades
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The history alphabet challenge
Use as a bank of quick starters and plenaries or to provide meaningful  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Communicating about the past | Published: 08/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching templates and tools
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Norman England 1066-1100: Knowledge organiser
A course content summary that could be used for 'flipped learning',  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 08/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Anglo-Saxon and Norman England
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Explain the importance of the women to the survival of the Plains Indians on the Great Plains
A selection of information which allows students to write an  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 08/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 20th century America
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Why did the First Crusade succeed?
A full lesson to be used in conjunction with the Eduqas booklet  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 01/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): The Crusades | The Crusades
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How did the Nazis control culture and the Arts?
A full lesson focused on this question, including discussion  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 01/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Germany | Nazi Germany
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Early Elizabethan England: Knowledge organiser
A thorough, concise course content summary that could be used  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 01/10/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Elizabethan England
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Why did the West let Hungary down?
A series of activities about the events of the Hungarian uprising  … read more
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KS4 | Modern World studies | Published: 24/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Cold War in Europe
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Who was to blame for the Donner Party failure?
A mystery lesson in which students piece together details of  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 24/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America
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Explain why penicillin became commonly used
A hexagon task which enables students to explore the different  … read more
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KS4 | Thematic studies | Published: 24/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Medicine & health
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Planning for a main factor / most important question
A template for GCSE students to use for planning answers to this  … read more
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KS4 | Essay writing | Published: 17/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching templates and tools
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What is the significance of the Fort Laramie Treaty 1851?
A quick recap activity in which students match sentence starters  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 17/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America
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Opposition to the New Deal
A collection of reading, sources and tasks to help students explore  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 17/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 20th century America
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What discoveries did Harvey make?
A worksheet which helps students to identify and explain the  … read more
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KS4 | Thematic studies | Published: 10/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Medicine & health
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Cholera knowledge organiser
A summary sheet for students to collate their learning about  … read more
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KS4 | Thematic studies | Published: 10/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Medicine & health
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Changes in Treatment 1500-1700
Students identify change and continuity in treatments in the  … read more
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KS4 | Thematic studies | Published: 10/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Medicine & health
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WWII language for learning
Students race to identify the key words. Clarify definitions  … read more
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KS3 | Modern World: 1900-present | Published: 07/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Second World War
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How significant was Harvey?
A resource that helps students assess arguments for and against  … read more
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KS4 | Thematic studies | Published: 07/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Medicine & health
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How significant was Alexander Fleming?
Students plan an essay answer to an exam style question using  … read more
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KS4 | Thematic studies | Published: 07/09/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Medicine & health
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People's health resources on Teachit History
A summary of all the medicine resources currently on Teachit  … read more
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KS4 | Thematic studies | Published: 28/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Medicine & health
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Germany 1919-1945: Knowledge organiser
A thorough course content summary that could be used for 'flipped  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 28/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Germany
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20 ideas for transition
A collection of practical and varied tips for helping students  … read more
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KS3 KS4 KS5 | Transition | Published: 28/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Teaching ideas | Teaching templates and tools
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19th century towns: language for learning
Students race to identify the keywords for the topic from the  … read more
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KS3 | Industrial Age: 1750-1900 | Published: 28/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Industrial Revolution
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What were the consequences of the abolition of slavery?
Students complete a SWOT analysis of the position of Black Americans  … read more
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KS5 | Industrial Age: 1750-1900 | Modern World: 1900-present | Published: 21/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): American Reconstruction | Civil Rights Movement | The American Civil War
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How was America affected by the Great Depression?
A collection of information and tasks which allow students to  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 21/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 20th century America
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Nature and extent of the Catholic challenge
A set of independent tasks to help students analyse the challenges  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 06/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Elizabethan England
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How did Hoover respond to the Great Depression?
Students explore the Republican response to the depression of  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 06/08/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 20th century America
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Was the colonisation of America by the British a success?
A card sort offering evidence to help students consider this  … read more
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KS4 | Thematic studies | Published: 30/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Migration
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Gate Fulford and Stamford Bridge: exam question
A card sort to help students plan an 8 mark 'explain' question  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 30/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Anglo-Saxon and Norman England
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Conflict and tension in Asia, 1950–1975: Revision checklist
A GCSE revision sheet for Korea and Vietnam, 1950–1975. The  … read more
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KS4 | Modern World studies | Published: 30/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Cold War in Asia
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Why did Roosevelt get elected as President in 1932?
A selection of information and tasks to which allow students  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 24/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 20th century America
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How did relations between Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots change over time?
Students plot the changing relationship between Mary and Elizabeth  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 24/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Elizabethan England
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What led to the Exoduster movement?
A group task in which students analyse the situation of Black  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 23/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 19th century America
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Why was Edward the Confessor’s death so problematic?
Students read a model answer to this question, correct errors  … read more
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KS4 | British studies | Published: 16/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Anglo-Saxon and Norman England
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Why did the US post-war economy boom? Essay planning
Students plan a PEE answer to this question by arranging evidence  … read more
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KS4 | Depth studies | Published: 16/07/2018 | From the resource collection(s): 20th century America
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