History Resource Cupboard – lessons and resources for schools

History Resource Cupboard - lessons and resources for schools

9-1 History GCSE

Written for the new 9-1 History GCSE specifications, these fully-resourced lessons will save you hours of time. That means that you can focus on classroom teaching.

Every lesson download is ready to teach and includes all the digital resources you need – PDFs,PowerPoints and step-by-step guides. Adapt to suit your individual class’s needs, or simply download and teach.

Each unit of lessons below meets all of the specifications requirements for the AQA and Edexc l 9-1 History GCSE. This includes covering all of the content, teaching the skills required for the different assessment foci and covering the course in the correct amount of time. Here is a list of the topics we cover: Topics.

All of this will give you the confidence you need to enjoy your teaching 9-1 2016 History GCSE – safe in the knowledge that you will engage your students and cover all of the content.

The lessons provided the best way to help your students get to grips with the assessment requirements too. No one wants to make the course ‘death by exam question’. Instead it is best to strike the balance between engagement and rigour.

All of the exam question types used for the particular unit are covered, but they are sprinkled across the courses alongside some engaging end products.

The enquiries are made meaningful by using personal stories, precise places and relevant approaches.

Each enquiry is planned around a big question and finish with a meaningful end product.

You can download the courses below along with course guidance and schemes of work. They give your the big questions, content coverage and end products.

Currently being developed

  • Brand new  individual student online homework and revision tasks which will accompany many of our lessons. These online activities will save you hours of planning and marking, and help you track and check your students’ progress to ensure that attainment is raised.
  • Many more Key Stage 3 enquiries and assessments are being developed to help improve the quality of your Key Stage 3 curriculum. The purpose of this is to raise and sustain standards at Key Stage 4.

These, and hundreds of other fully resourced lessons, available for less than the price of 20 text books.

History Resource Cupboard


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