Year 9 History
Unit: Medieval Europe
A Sweet Introduction to the Medieval Feudal System – Penelope Valk
A practical lesson teaching the key concepts of the medieval feudal system in a class role-play.
A Peasant’s Life – unknown
In this simple snakes and ladders type game, learners will find out about the different things that befell medieval Europeans.
Year 7 Geography
“Mining Wars” – Ben Lawless
A game where students play the part of CEO, mining executives and geologists. They pick a mineral to mine, work out how to mine and export it, and decide who to sell it to and for how much.
Instructions for the teacher:
Instructions for the students:
Information packs for each of the three roles:
Imperium – Ben Lawless
Students have to decide which resource to mine, and which animals and plants to farm. With this earned money they buy energy resources and environmental protection. Try to create lots of jobs and not get voted out.
Year 8 Geography
Unit: Urbanisation / Changing Nations
“MEGABOSS” – Ben Lawless
A game where students play the part of the mayor of an Asian megacity.
The cities you can choose from:
The push and pull factors of each city – these are the things students can choose to spend their money on:
Scoresheet the students use:
The spreadsheet with what happens when you spend money: