Engaging ‘Assessment for Learning’ Tasks for KS3 History (ZigZag Education)

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Engaging ‘Assessment for Learning’ Tasks for KS3 History
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Engaging ‘Assessment for Learning’ Tasks for KS3 History

6 self-contained assessment tasks of 1–2 lessons – one for each half term!

Carefully structured, ready-made AfL assessment tasks on popular KS3 topics. Each assessment contains:

  • Targeted AfL support to boost student attainment including:
    How to answer... sections with focussed writing tips and examples and
    • Personal and peer assessment checklists to make sure students know what they need to do to succeed
  • Detailed teaching notes for each unit including:
    What pupils will learn checklists
    • List of historical skills developed
    • Comprehensive level descriptors for each activity.

  • Fully stand-alone: all the information and resources students need to complete the task are provided.

Covers the most popular Year 8 topics:
  • Population Growth 1750–1900
  • Attitudes to Child Employment in the early C19th
  • Michael Armstrong: Factory Boy
  • The French Revolution
  • Why did Britain build up an Empire 1700–1900?
  • The Black Hole of Calcutta
  • Engaging, original sources to stimulate pupils’ interest.
  • Activities include group work, discussions, source work and writing tasks.
  • Prepares students for GCSE, with a strong focus on the important skills of structuring answers, looking at contextual detail with sources and considering bias.

What do teachers have to say about this resource? (4612)
This resource is superb simple as that...There would be no hesitation on my part to purchase this resource for my teaching- D Tabora Teacher and Independant reviewer
I think that this resource provides a comprehensive set of activities that give information and assessment in one package. S Green, Teacher and Independent Reviewer

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