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The French Revolution

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Chronology
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Introductory activity. Give either sheet out as template and cut up the other for labels, or the entire resource can be used as a card sort.

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Overview
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Accessible and straightforward flow diagram introducing the French Revolution.  Broad overview mentioning the important events, encouraging further research. 

Word worksheet
Causes of Revolution
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Causes of the French Revolution homework.  Students have to analyse and comment on an 'interesting' cartoon. 

Word worksheet
Causes (lower)
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Resource that draws together ideas on the causes of the revolution. All the words are at the bottom as are some clues from the four main people / groups in the text.

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Causes of Revolution
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Introduces and explains the structure of pre-Revolution France.  Assessment tasks use this material together with sources.

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Causes of Revolution 2
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Explains about the problems facing French society on the eve of the Revolution, covering money, harvest, control, and National Assembly.  Sources and assessment provided.

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Tennis Court speech
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Information about the meeting of the Estates General in 1788, followed by 'extracts' from speeches.  Pupils are required to annotate extracts to decide who might have said them.

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Speech frame
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Frame for pupils to create their Tennis Court speech from the previous worksheet.

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Revolution begins
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Worksheet packed with information about the beginning of the Revolution.  Images, sources and information explain about events.

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Louis XVI
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Examines what sort of man Louis XVI was, together with information about how he behaved and responded to the Revolution.  Questions test understanding. 

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Louis XVI lower
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Sources and tasks worksheet designed for lower ability pupils as a homework sheet.  Asks pupils to identify positive and negative aspects of Louis.

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Newspaper Report
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Newspaper frame guiding pupils to create a report on the King's escape.  Designed to be used in conjunction with the previous worksheet.

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War and Republic
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Worksheet that examines French problems by the Autumn of 1791.  Covers problems with Austria using source material, the overthrown of the King and the impending 'Terror'

Worksheet
Trial of a King
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Detailed information about the trial of the King including the case for the prosecution and the case for the defence.  Tasks involve decisions over his guilt!   

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Execution of the King
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Information and extensive source material covering the execution of Louis XVI.  Lengthy assessment tasks encourage a full understanding of the material.

Worksheet
Chronology of events
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Designed for lower ability pupils, this worksheet provides an incorrect chronology of the execution for pupils to put in the correct order.

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Newspaper Report on execution
90kb

Designed to be used in conjunction with the previous worksheet, this provides a frame to write a report on the execution of Louis XVI.  Sentence 'starters' included.    

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Reign of Terror
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Worksheet covering the period following the execution, commonly known as the 'Terror'.  Reasons for this are explained, together with source materials.  Third page offers extensive assessment tasks.

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France in 1795
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Information about France after the reign of Terror and the takeover by Napoleon Bonaparte.  Tasks included. 

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Rise of Napoleon
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Detailed two page information sheet about Napoleon with accompanying tasks (timeline and further understanding).

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Factfile
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Blank factfile to use with the final extension task in the above worksheet.

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Change
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How did France change under Napoleon?  Three page document that offers detailed information and interpretations.  Tasks lead up to final extended question.

 

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