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Source spinner Britain 1890 – 1918

April 18, 2017


Paper 2 – source spinner This source spinner includes all the sources on OCR paper 2 since June 2012. Suggestions for use are on the first slide.  

Senses starter/plenary

July 13, 2016


A very interesting but easy to set up starter/plenary to encourage students to really think around a picture image. I have used it a couple of times so far with the WW1 soldier and recently the evacuation image. The second time the students could pick which character they were going to write about and we […]

Source spinner – Cold War

May 20, 2016


Source spinner An activity which is based on an idea I saw many years ago. The power point spins and you use the right click to pause it. There are a variety of possibilities for this such as individual questions including message, purpose, analysis and interpretations. It can also be part of a team quiz or […]

Putting sources in their place

December 9, 2014


Putting sources in their place. My GCSE classes in year 9 and 10 have been developing their source skills as well as covering the content of the course. What they were struggling to do was combine the 2. I have developed this from various ideas I have seen and read on twitter. As ever feel […]

Good cop/bad cop source analysis.

December 8, 2014


A recent addition to my resources that I use to help students analyse the sources we use. Made with Grafio and Superimpose. Even though I made them for my GCSE I will be using them with KS3. Everybody seems to love the Lego men 😄

Source overlays

February 7, 2014


Something I have been using this week which started with the fabulous question matrix by @JOHNSAYERS. So far I have used it for annotating over sources and for comparing propaganda posters. If you use it let me know how, I can’t wait to see how it gets adapted further. source grids