Ancient Greeks Planning | Teaching Resources
Ancient Greeks: 10 lessons for KS2 A fully-resourced unit of 10 history lessons for KS2, covering the Ancient Greece topic. This KS2History planning pack includes 10 detailed lessons plans about the Ancient Greeks, each with printable pupil resources and Powerpoint slides. The ten sessions in this unit aim to give an overview of life in Ancient Greece, including a focus on its achievements and influence on the western world. As with all of the KS2History unit plans, there is an emphasis on…
Stone Age Diets - KS2
This engaging History lesson is designed for teaching KS2 children about 'hunter-gathering' in the Stone Age. It includes a colourful presentation, differentiated worksheets and stickers. The activity helps children categorise foods into those ‘hunted’ and those ‘gathered’. This helps reinforce the idea that Stone Age humans were primarily ‘hunter-gatherers’.
Great Fire of London - KS1
An exciting set of 7 lessons for KS1 about the Great Fire of London History topic. Includes lesson plans and all accompanying resources including activities, worksheets and PowerPoint presentations.
World Landmarks, A Bundle of Resources! | Teaching Resources
Want a student version only, just send along a note and I will sent it along. I am in the process of adding a student version to my different resources. Gail WORLD L
Guy Fawkes and The Gun Powder Plot | Teaching Resources
This is a 16 page history and literacy based workbook for all levels in KS2 and perhaps Upper KS1. There are fact sheets and various writing activities for high achievers and low achievers. The pdf file can be printed out as a single booklet or as individual worksheets I have also included a Powerpoint presentation. This resource includes:- Fact Sheets Comprehension Questions Nouns and verbs Another word for An internet research sheet Create a newspaper article Poetry writing Narrative…
Ancient Egyptians | Teaching Resources
This is a 21 page workbook for upper Key stage 1 and Key stage 2 It is cross curricular including history, geography, numeracy and literacy as well as ICT researching the internet. Fact Sheet about Egypt and comprehension questions Map work Fact sheet about The River Nile and comprehension questions Fact Sheet about Pyramids and mathematical questions re faces, edges, and vertices Tutankhaman fact sheet and acrostic poem to create Internet research on gods and cats and Egyptian inventions…
Resources to support Black History Month
Use these top resources to raise awareness of the important figures and events in black history with primary and secondary classes.
Back to School - New Term - 'Getting to know you' activities | Teaching Resources
This is planning I created a few years ago to use with a year 5 class. We were asked to take the whole first week of term with our new classes to perform ‘getting to know you’ activities Take a look at the plan. It worked really well - it was a great week! I’ve also added the pictures we used for the wartime artwork. The kids throughly enjoyed this activity - they looked at the wartime poster and adapted them for school e.g keep calm and carry on working! These posters stayed up in class all…
Countries in Focus: A Bundle of Webquest on Different Countries of the World | Teaching Resources
COUNTRIES IN FOCUS: A BUNDLE OF RESOURCES ON COUNTRIES OF THE WORLDWEBQUESTS RUSSIA SWITZERLAND CHINA ICELAND GREECE ITALY INDIA BRAZIL AUSTRALIA IRELAND Introduce young people to these 10 countries of the world with these different webquest. Additionally extension activities, links and the key are included. Use as part of a unit of study or as a Friday activity to foster world geography.
Resources to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landings
On 20 July 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to step foot on the surface of the moon, after a four-day journey in the spacecraft Apollo 11. The 50th anniversary of this incredible milestone in human achievement has generated films, documentaries, events and exhibits around the world; as the end of the school year approaches, what better time to tap into this fascination with space travel and go on your own journey of discovery with your students?
Stone Age Boy - literacy unit of work | Teaching Resources
Planning and resources for the Year 3 and 4 English national curriculum based around Satoshi Kitamura’s story, Stone Age Boy. Eight literacy sessions are planned for children to plan, draft and write, evaluate and edit their own adventure story using the structure, vocabulary and grammar of the Stone Age Boy story as a ‘master’ example. The planning covers the following objectives from the English national curriculum: to identify themes in stories to participate in discussions about books…
Roman Empire Code Cracker for topic vocabulary | Teaching Resources
Use this Romans KS2 code breaker puzzle to introduce key vocabulary for teaching the 'Roman Empire and its impact on Britain' from the KS2 history curriculum. There are two levels of difficulty included as well as a 'create your own' code page. Each level of difficulty is either available as a topic themed page with images or a 'mystery' page without images that you could use as a hook for your topic. As they discover the words, they discover their topic! Answer pages are also included. The…
Titanic lesson plan | Teaching Resources
This compare and contrast Titanic lesson is perfect for an end of unit lesson that promotes retrieval of taught information, addresses common misconceptions and teaches children to apply their understanding in a new context. Children are presented with opportunities to think historically, choronologically order events and discuss ideas. The lesson plan is written around the new Ofsted draft framework requirements with an Intent, Implementation and Impact planning format. The lesson plan…
A Titanic Story | Teaching Resources
This is an original short story written by me personifying Titanic as a woman before its sinking. There are four pages for the children to read and then I have created Comprehension activities, vocabulary activities, creative writing activities, SPaG activities, and deduction activities. This is suitable for year 5 and 6 or a good reader further down the Key Stage. It is a pdf file which can be printed out as individuall workbooks. It would also be useful for group work reading. There's a…