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.