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Woman, Roman



Key skills | Roman Britain | Norman Conquest | Medieval Church | Magna Carta & origins of Parliament | Medieval towns and villages | Black Death | Peasants' Revolt | Tudor religion | Elizabeth I | Civil War



Key skills & resources


Introduction to studying history - presentation

Key facts about the Middle Ages - mill drill

Key terms for Year 7 - activity sheet

Why study history - card sort

Significance - presentation

Significance - task sheet

Significance - writing frame ...... Assessment grid

End of year quiz




Romans - G&T Booklet

How can we find out about the Roman past? - presentation

Romans, mill drill

Romans, key words & dates activities

The Romans are coming - presentation

Life in a Roman villa -- presentation .......- sources

Life in Roman towns - presentation

Boudicca - presentation

Hadrian's Wall - presentation

Hadrian's Wall - table

How civilised were the Romans? - presentation

What did the Romans do for us? - video task sheet

Romans - web quest

End of Roman Empire - presentation

Revision quiz - card I .... card II


Norman Conquest



Anglo-Saxon England - presentation

Anglo-Saxons -reading task

Anglo-Saxon England - quiz


Who had the strongest claim to the throne? - presentation

Edward the Confessor - description ...... -alternative description

Information on the three claimants to the throne

Three claimants - data collection sheet

1066, Who's, who - card sort

1066 hustings - task sheet

1066 hustings - voting slips

Battle of Hastings - reading task, matching headings to paragraphs

How did William win the Battle of Hastings - presentation

1066 in Six - role play in six scenes

Norman conquest - webquest

Battle of Hastings - video questions

Why did William win? - card sort


Bayeux tapestry

Bayeux Tapestry - presentation

Bayeux Tapestry - reading activity

Baueux Tapestry - question sheet

Bayeux Tapestry - template


Norman castles - presentation

Norman castles - reading activity

Norman castles - changing places activity

Castles - comparison table

Castle estate agent's brochure

Domesday Book & Feudalism

Domesday Book - presentation

Domesday Book - reading activity

Feudal system - presentation

Feudal system - template

Feudal system - reading activity

How did William take control of England? - presentation

William on Trial - role play cards

Changes introduced by the Normans - presentation

Changes introduced by Normans - activity sheet


Revision questions - Battle of Hastings ..... Normans

Normans - reasons for success, card sort

Essay - peer assessment task

Essay - William's reasons for success, task sheet

Essay - William's reasons for success, assessment grid



Medieval Church


Introduction to medieval realms

Who had the power - presentation

Mill drill

Who has the power - networking task

Medieval realms - card sort


Village priest

Why was the Church so important in the Middle Ages? - presentation

Village priest - reading activity

Village priest jobs - card sort

Village priest interview role cards

Village priest advert - template

Medieval monastery

A life in the day of a medieval monk - presentation

A day in the life of a monk - video question sheet

A life in the day of a medieval monk - task sheet

Where am I in the monastery? - starter or review activity


Why did Henry & Becket fall out? - presentation

Who was responsible for Becket's death? - presentation

Edward Grim's account of the murder - source activity

Image of Becket - starter activity

Becket's murder - role play cards

Becket newspaper - task sheet, Church Times view

Becket newspaper - task sheet - Royal Mail view

Becket newspaper - task sheet, Knightly News view

Medieval church - group task & essay

Medieval board game - task sheet

Medieval board game - peer assessment sheet

Why was the medieval Church so important? - task sheet

Why was the medieval Church so important? - assessment grid


Assessment revision

Medieval church - spider diagram

Medieval Church - revision questions ..... card 1 ...... card 2


Magna Carta & Origins of Parliament


King John - presentation

King John - card sort

Magna Carta - presentation

Magna Carta - true or false

Henry III and Parliament - presentation

Henry III - press conference role cards


Medieval towns and villages


Medieval towns

Life in a medieval town - presentation

Medieval jobs fair - role cards

Planning the ideal medieval town - presentation

Medieval towns - role play cards

Medieval guilds - reading activity

Medieval villages

Life in a medieval village - presentation

Medieval Life - wordsearch

Archaeological investigation into life in the lost village of Wharram Percy



Black Death


Black Death, 'My Story' account - presentation

Black death - video questionnaire

Black Death - role cards

Black Death - cures activity sheet

Black Death - symptoms card sort

Task sheet .......... Assessment grid .......... Word bank

Black Death - source & essay assessment task

Black Death - source & essay assessment grid


Peasants' Revolt


Peasants' Revolt, causes - presentation

Role cards

Peasants' Revolt, consequences - presentation

Two accounts of the death of Wat Tyler

Peasants' Revolt - video question sheet


Tudor religion


Wars of the Roses - general presentation ....

Tudor mill drill activity


Henry's problems - presentation

Tudor Reformation - students' table

Dissolution of the Monasteries

Edward VI - presentation

Changes to churches - card sort

Mary, Mary, quite contrary - presentation

Foxe's Book of Martyrs - extract

How did Elizabeth deal with religious problems?

Letter of mercy from a Catholic - template

Religious change - word search

Religious change - presentation .... table ...... taboo game ...... card sort


Tudor reformation - spelling test

How much did religion change under the Tudors? - essay task sheet

How much did religion change under the Tudors? - assessment grid


The Age of Elizabeth I
Civil War



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