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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.