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The Stickman Study Guides - The Assassination of JFK

The Stickman Study Guides - The Assassination of JFK

This is a revision/study guide inspired by my own classroom experiences. My pupils have always been amused at my stickman images and I tell them that, "One day I'll make them into a book." Well, this is sort of a book. I am currently making an entire series of Stickman Study Guides for the topics I teach. They are not artistic masterpieces, sometimes the colouring goes outside the lines and you might even see the odd smudge - but that's the fun part! When I use these with my pupils I often remove the text sections, and ask them to compose what it should say. On other occasions, I provide the text and ask them to draw the image. It's up to you. They can nothing more than study notes the night before an exam. This one focuses on the assassination of JFK, in 1963. Keep an eye out for the rest of the guides over the next few months.
richiec2301
Apartheid and Nelson Mandela

Apartheid and Nelson Mandela

A resource aimed to introduce Y9 students to the history of apartheid in South Africa, looking at origins, policies, protests (within and outside of South Africa), Mandela and his legacy. We watched Invictus part-way through the unit, but this isn't essential to the scheme of work.
Tove7
Reagan-Carter Era Primary Source Readings

Reagan-Carter Era Primary Source Readings

This packet includes three groupings of primary source readings during the Carter and Reagan presidencies, a chapter vocabulary list (which corresponds with the Pearson Education's U.S. History books, with some supplemental terms), and a chapter review worksheet based on the vocabulary list. The primary source readings are on: The Iran Hostage Crisis: Declassified CIA memo on the 1953 Mossadegh coup (excerpts), Robert C. Ode's diary as a hostage (excerpts), Ayatollah Khomeini's rationale for keeping U.S. hostages (excerpts), President Carter's address to the nation on the crisis. Iran-Contra Affiar: Text of Boland Amendment, Robert Gates' 1984 Memo on Nicaragua, Reagan address to the nation on Nicaraguan Contra aid, Congressman Michael Barnes speech against Contra aid. Reaganomics: Reagan Library claims, Sen. Joseph Biden 1987 speech against Reaganomics, Murray Rothbard critique of Reaganomics. Each reading contains 8-11 document-based questions that could be used as an essay assignment or as separate questions requiring single paragraph responses. Each of these readings could be a solid homework assignment, sub plan, or class discussion (after students have read the documents). 29 pages total. Note: These readings along with more than 90 others are included in my book “Primary Source American History,” along with three mock trials, two mock congresses and several dozen projects review worksheets. If you like this (or the free readings on my store), consider getting the complete set.
teddlem
Edexcel GCSE History - Superpower Relations and the Cold War, Topic 3: The end of the Cold War, 1970–91

Edexcel GCSE History - Superpower Relations and the Cold War, Topic 3: The end of the Cold War, 1970–91

Edexcel GCSE History: Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-1991 Topic 3: The end of the Cold War, 1970–91 Lesson 1: Attempts to reduce tension between East and West - Détente in the 1970s, SALT 1, Helsinki, and SALT 2. - The significance of Reagan and Gorbachev’s changing attitudes. - Gorbachev’s ‘new thinking’ and the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Force (INF) Treaty 1987. Lesson 2: Flashpoints - The significance of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, the Carter Doctrine and the Olympic boycotts. - Reagan and the ‘Second Cold War’ - The Strategic Defence Initiative Lesson 3: The collapse of Soviet control of Eastern Europe - The impact of Gorbachev’s ‘new thinking’ on Eastern Europe: the loosening Soviet grip on Eastern Europe. - The significance of the fall of the Berlin Wall. - The collapse of the Soviet Union and its significance in bringing about the end of the Warsaw Pact. Each lesson is in-depth and comprehensive, with activities, exam questions and hyperlinked videos included throughout.
MrTHistory
21st Century History Primary Source Documents (Bush/Obama era)

21st Century History Primary Source Documents (Bush/Obama era)

This packet includes the following primary source readings on the following topics: 1. Intelligence and Privacy After 9/11: Pres. Obama, Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.), Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Cal.) 2. The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare): Pres. Obama, Rep. Dan Burton (R-Ind.), Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex.), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Supreme Court majority, concurrence and dissent in NFIB v. Sebelius. 3. Excerpts from 9/11 Commission Report, including sections of the 28 pages declassified in 2016 4. Vocabulary list and Practice Test worksheet All primary source readings have 10-12 questions on the document, and can be used as homework, sub-plans or (next day) for classroom discussion.
teddlem
Primary Source American History - 2017-18 edition

Primary Source American History - 2017-18 edition

Primary Source American History is a workbook in the form of a toolbox of teacher assignments. The main idea behind it is to create a large number of primary source readings – 92 in total – that can be assigned to U.S. History students in high school or as part of a university core survey course on U.S. History. But this workbook contains a variety of teacher resources, including: 92 primary source reading assignments, Eight research and documentation projects (six papers, a PowerPoint presentation and a video), 22 unit vocabulary lists 28 review worksheets, Three Mock Trials (two criminal and one civil) and Two Mock Congresses (with speech/paper). All of the assignments are in print-ready format. Because it is a digital text in MS Word DOC format, they are adaptable to your classroom preferences. Moreover, it's easy for the teacher purchasing this to post the first 740-odd pages on a school password-protected school intranet to use as a textbook supplement. (You may want to withhold the Mock Trials and Mock Congress for the appropriate time.) All of the primary source readings have a series of questions at the end, which are generally a mix of reading comprehension, student opinion, Document-Based Questions, and – whenever possible – links to current events. The primary source documents are a necessity for the honors-level students at the college preparatory high school where I teach, as most are tracked to take the College Board's AP U.S. History exam. As such, I give them the document-based questions (DBQs) at the end of the texts (marked with a “►”) as preparation for the kind of questions they'll likely encounter in the AP exam. This second, expanded edition for the 2017-18 school year contains an additional 150 pages of material not in the 2015 edition. In this second edition, I've included more readings about Native Americans, immigration and economics. I've also added the Mock Congress on cell phone surveillance, a research paper for the Thoreau era, and my best-selling Mock Trial: The Tornado (based upon Ruben “The Hurricane” Carter). Finally, I've tried to update the questions to readings in the first edition in order to to relate them to current events as much as possible. – Thomas R. Eddlem The full index of readings (with writers and works) is available on my Pinterest here: https://www.pinterest.com/teddlem/primary-source-american-history-2nd-edition-2017-1/
teddlem
Issues of the Trump Presidency -- Primary Source Readings

Issues of the Trump Presidency -- Primary Source Readings

This grouping of eight primary source U.S. history readings relate to current issues during the beginning months of the Trump Presidency. They don't involve President Trump directly, but are historical perspectives on the issues he's raised: international trade, multilateral trade agreements, sanctuary cities, infrastructure spending, immigration, and warrantless surveillance. 1. Alien Acts of 1798:Congressman Samuel Sewall, Congressman Albert Gallatin, Madison's Report of 1800, Maine Gov. John Baldacci's "sanctuary" declaration in 2005 2. Know-Nothing era immigration issues: Samuel Morse, Congressman John Smith Chipman 3. Immigration in the 1920s: Congressmen Percy Quin and William "Bourke" Cockran, Summary of Johnson-Reed Act 4. Infrastructure spending and the economy: John Maynard Keynes' "General Theory," Frederick Bastiat's "What is Seen and What Is Unseen" 5. International Trade: David Ricardo's Theory of Comparative Advantage from "On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation" 6. The Smoot-Hawley Bill and the Protective Tariff: Sen. Reed Smoot, Sen. John William “Elmer” Thomas 7. NAFTA Agreement: H. Ross Perot, Vice President Al Gore, President George H.W. Bush, Rep. David Dreier, Rep. Richard Gephardt, Rep. Helen Bentley 8. Intelligence and Privacy after 9/11: Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, President Barack Obama, Rep. Justin Amash, Sen. Tom Cotton, Sen. Dianne Feinstein These readings are a great way to teach U.S. history and link it to current events or teach current events in a deeper and more historical way!
teddlem
KS3 History Scheme of Work. Did the Second World War end all wars?

KS3 History Scheme of Work. Did the Second World War end all wars?

A great time saver for teachers delivering KS3 History. This is a Scheme of Work on the world post'45. It focuses on key events within the Cold War such as the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Berlin Wall, as well as bringing students up to the present date by looking at terrorism. This SOW includes key questions and lesson enquiries as well as possible teaching and learning activities and links to 'Personal Learning Thinking Skills.' It also suggests assessment strategies and differentiation opportunities.
miriamtaylor
'Conflict at Home and Abroad' Paper 3 Edexcel GCSE

'Conflict at Home and Abroad' Paper 3 Edexcel GCSE

Included in this pack is a series of lessons linked with the Edexcel GCSE 'American Civil Rights' and 'the Vietnam War', covering essential topics pupils will need to know for paper three. All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1 &2 or 3. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the Civil Rights movement and Vietnam War to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included WAGOLS / Success criteria's /Homework to further pupils understanding of Paper three. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic. Save over 30% On these lessons combined. You will need the Edexcel conflict at home and abroad Textbook for one of the Vietnam and civil rights Lessons.
morlem
Revision Plan New OCR Explaining the Modern World History A.

Revision Plan New OCR Explaining the Modern World History A.

This is a brilliant guide to help students prioritise and conduct their own independent revision for their GCSE. This gives a break down of OCR's Explaining the Modern World History A, with the Depth study of USA 1945-1975 and Personal rule of Charles I, plus War and Society and the castle study of Framlingham castle. This document can of course be adapted to fit the various other OCR modules, as and where relevant. As the new course requires so much content, we have chosen to give this to our yr 11 at the start of the year to help them build up a bank of resources in preparation for the exams in the summer. The chart allows students to complete the chart to show how confident they are with certain topics, and allows them to go back and reflect on specific areas. The aim is for them to get to point (hopefully by May) where they can happily complete the green smiley face for all of the sections; showing that they are confident with all the content for the GCSE!
SLBHistory