This is a classic KS3 lesson that develops examination skills. Students analyse sources linked to women's efforts during the war and the campaign for female suffrage. They complete a range of source based tasks before attempting a 'how far' style
A History Mystery as your students are presented with pieces of evidence which they must analyse in order to create a theory about the death of Emily Davison. When the evidence has been evaluated they can create a newspaper article to explain
Students begin by watching the Black Friday scene from the 2015 film The Suffragette. They record their thoughts on how it portrays events. They then have the task of analysing a source with a similar or different viewpoint and then share this
Students analyses a range of sources about suffragette actions. They use the sources to complete a grid whereby they have to suggest if the actions were planned, what the government response should have been and which were the most effective in
Students analyse 5 of the main methods used by the suffragettes to gain publicity and they must determine how effective each method was before creating a teaching poster. Success criteria, literacy support and resources included. Ready to teach
Students create Top trump cards for 4 influential female suffrage campaigners. They do this by attributing scores for various factors based on the information given. This gives the students an overview about who the suffragettes were and their
A lesson on victorian women and the first lesson in the Votes for Women unit of work. Students spot differences between victorian women and 21st century women before extracting information from sources and finally creating an lonely hearts advert
A lesson on segregation in the USA. Our final lesson in the Slave Trade & Civil Rights Unit of Work. The students use knowledge cards which they categorise and then use to complete a matrix to show things that improved and things that did not
A lesson that looks at Little Rock Nine and the Children's Crusade in Birmingham, Alabama. Students need to create an information poster with annotated photographs to describe the events and to explain what the evidence tells us about the events.
A lesson on the early civil rights campaigns. A range of deeper level thinking and critical thinking tasks included, which lead into an extended response question whereby students practice and develop exam skills by weighing up evidence and reaching
A lesson that looks that the main reasons why the Ku Klux Klan were able to get away with serious crimes, such as murder. Various activities are included in this complete lesson. Students have to assess information to make links between evidence,
A lesson which looks at the changes that took place in the years after the Civil War. Students sort cards in to two categories 'things got better' and 'things got worse'. They then need to categorise these cards (e.g. laws, social changes etc).
A lesson which examines the key factors in the civil war. Students sort cards into categories, prioritize information and complete a newspaper article activity. The lesson has a strong literacy focus and there are sentence stems, key word banks and
Easy to follow lesson on plantation life. The students analyse two clips from the film 'Twelve Years a Slave' and note down evidence of what was like on a plantation based on the scenes from the film. They are then introduced to some sources (they
A lesson focused on the key factors that led to the abolition of slavery in 1833. Students work through a card sort, diamond 9 and a Venn Diagram, which sets up discussions and deeper level thinking tasks such as identifying links between factors
Students learn about slave auctions through a range of source based activities which are used to support extended response activities. As always there are clear step by step instructions and differentiated activities.
Students learn about the Middle Passage through a card sort and ranking exercise before practicing examination skills by responding to a how far style question. As always there are clear instructions and differentiated resources.
Students learn about the transatlantic slave trade by creating an annotated map, fact file and a range of student-led activities. As always there are clear step by step instructions and differentiated resources and activities.
Students are introduced to the concept of slavery and to the factors that led to the use of slavery in the Americas through a card sort activity. The focus of the lesson is on encouraging students to make a judgment based on evidence and to develop
A lesson which looks at Africa in the 18th century. The students are asked to consider their view on Africa in 1700 by creating an Instagram update, before analysing, categorising and annotating sources. They use the data to write a report using