The First Opium War

This KS3/KS4 EAL resource pack for History focuses on the First Opium War. It includes a focus on key vocabulary items, a reading text which summarises the cause and results of the First Opium War, and discussion questions, which encourage learners to think critically about the impact of British imperialism.

This KS3/KS4 activity pack includes:
  • Flashcards, to support learners’ acquisition of key vocabulary items.
  • A collabortive jigsaw activity, to encourage pairwork, speaking and listening.
  • True/false questions, to support learners’ comprehension of the text.
  • Discussion questions and speaking frames.

Resource downloads

On the right hand side of this page are a number of documents that you can download for free. Please note that the Teaching Notes and Resources can be found in the pdf document (the first item on the list), whilst the PowerPoint document(s) include(s) presentation(s) which you can display on your interactive board in your classroom.

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