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Sharpeville Massacre 1960 and the Growth of MK - South Africa

Sharpeville Massacre 1960 and the Growth of MK - South Africa

This is a lesson that focuses on the Sharpeville Massacre of 1960 and how anti-apartheid resistance had changed from peaceful to violent. It also looks at the role of MK and Poqo and poses questions and activities around the concept of violent struggle. Has a provenance source worksheet and videos attached.
joeciaran
Vietnamisation (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

Vietnamisation (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

Tthis lesson is focused upon the changed implimented under Nixon, namely, The Nixon Doctrine & Vietnamisation. No textbook is required I have included all resources / WAGOLS / differentiated sheets / video clips etc .. Lesson begins with a recap of Johnson leaving office and Nixon's approached to the War. students study each approach to then complete a starter sheet and reflect upon the impact each one may have on the War (Positive & Negative). students are then introduced to the Nixon Doctrine where they will watch a video clip (embedded) also more video links provided in the description - students are then enabled to to explain how this may affect the war and public opinions of the war. Students are introduced to Vietnamisation though various sources and a definition (clip included to watch from YouTube). students then engage in a discussion based activity to argue how different people may interpret the process of Vietnamisation (North Vietnamese General - US General - South Vietnamese Politician - Us citizen). The rest of the lesson is based around exam practice and technique i have included sources/ interpretations / structure support / differentiated source / interpretation evaluation sheets for less able & WAGOLS for ALL of the following questions: 1. How useful are sources A and B for an enquiry into.. 2. What is the main difference between the views of interpretation 1 and 2. 3. Suggest one reason why interpretations 1 and 2 give different views about the extent to which Vietnamisation was a success. WAGOLS are evaluated to show student how and where marks have been gained. further advice can be found in the description of the presentation / easily enough for more than one or two lessons.
morlem
Edexcel, GCSE History: The Cold War 1945-91. History A: the Making of the Modern World.

Edexcel, GCSE History: The Cold War 1945-91. History A: the Making of the Modern World.

A 127 slideshow covering everything necessary from 1945 to 1960s and a brief look at detente. It covers: 1) What is the Cold War? 2) Soviet perspective post-WW2 3) The Three Big WW2 conferences 4) Soviet expansion into the East: Poland, Czechoslovakia and the Baltic States 5) Truman doctrine & the Marshall Plan 6) Cominform & Comecon 7) Berlin Blockade & the Berlin Airlift 8) Developments in 1949-55 9) Berlin, Cuba and Czechoslovakia (1960s) 10) The aftermath of the 1960s; key moments for detente during the 1960s It includes detailed explanations of all the key events in the module, numerous source based questions, exam style questions and a couple of quizzes.
amarsinghy
Black History Month Bundle

Black History Month Bundle

I have designed this bundle for you at a great savings. It includes five movies that focus on defining events of the 20th century and how African-Americans played a role in each of them. In addition, I have also included a culminating project that could be used as a creative assessment to document your student's learning.
TLC34E
Movies 4 Social Studies - Hidden Figures - Civil Rights & Cold War

Movies 4 Social Studies - Hidden Figures - Civil Rights & Cold War

Hidden Figures centers on the struggles of three African-American women that worked for NASA during a pivotal time in American History. As you watch, you might find it interesting that as America struggles in the race to space, they also have many problems on earth with the topic of race. Hidden Figures is a great movie that touches upon many topics: American History Civil Rights Movement Race Gender Equity Cold War Race to Space Math Science Careers I use it in a U.S. History and Geography class but could substantiate using it in Psychology, Sociology, Math, or Science classes. This lesson includes a movie review (three days), an answer key, and 33 questions that guide your students through the action. You will have to purchase the movie. Teacher Note: Students can identify with the young characters in this movie. The entertainment qualities of the movie also spark student interest. Leverage both to scaffold students into more complicated concepts in your course. The movie also serves as great background information that you can use as conversation starters in class. These conversations are the seeds of relationship building and help you make it more than a movie, you will make it memorable.
TLC34E
The TET Offensive (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

The TET Offensive (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

This lesson is designed to inform students about the TET offensive in order to enable them to explain why it was a significant turning point in the War leading to US public opposition. Students then will study different interpretations of the TET to then explain why they interpret it differently. Hook starter: A Selection of images for students to study upon entrance to class encouraging them to reflect upon how they would feel if they were seeing these images on TV. Students watch a video clip (Embedded) and are supplied with contextual knowledge via the PEEP SHEET if required. Students are encouraged to explain the significance of the TET and why it led to increased public opposition. Students then apply their knowledge to an exam style question (Why do interpretations one and two have different opinions about the success of the TET). WAGOL is then provided as students peer assess. Lesson ends with a rounding up of students opinions about why the TET was a turning point. easily enough to cover more than one lesson. Further instructions / video clips are included within the description of the presentation.
morlem
The Cold War- Bingo

The Cold War- Bingo

Here is a fun-filled way to give your class a thorough review of the Cold War. The students will enjoy this colorful game as they build their skills reviewing and revisiting events, people, and vocabulary that will help them understand this non-fighting war between the Soviet Union and the United States. This colorful game can be printed on heavy cardstock and laminated to make a lasting reusable game. As an alternative, you can choose to print it on paper and allow the students to cross off the answers. The game includes: 32 Cold War themed cards 32 calling cards with the answers provided
mccormick33
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
Edexcel GCSE Superpower relations and the Cold War - Unit 1& 2 Narrative Question Exam Preparation

Edexcel GCSE Superpower relations and the Cold War - Unit 1& 2 Narrative Question Exam Preparation

The Narrative question exam preparation lesson. This product includes all of the material required to teach the two narrative exam style questions. Students read about two key events (the Hungarian Uprising and the Berlin crisis, 1958-61), complete a card sort activity, sequence key events before writing up their responses to the questions. A student-friendly mark scheme is included as well as structure tips for this question type. There is also literacy support and exam tips for how to approach this type of question. In the examination students should aim to spend 10 minutes writing up this question, so this could be a timed activity. It's important that the students start to get into the habit of arranging and sequencing the events and using the linking language. Terms of Use: Purchase of this item entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use only. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from the author. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under copyright even when edited. Pasting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Copyright 2017
planmylesson
How did McCarthyism affect 1950s America? An enquiry about the Red Scare for GCSE

How did McCarthyism affect 1950s America? An enquiry about the Red Scare for GCSE

Aims: Identify why America was gripped by a second Red Scare Explain the causes and effects of McCarthyism Apply knowledge to historical cartoons Activities: 1. Introduce 2017 Brexit university controversy and emphasise the media’s vague mentions of McCarthyism (Slide 2) 2. Use Bob Dylan’s song (Talkin’ John Birch Paranoid Blues, Slide 3) to further unpick the meaning of McCarthyism 3. Use Slide 4 to establish the BBC Bitesize definition, and explain that students will aim to embellish it 4. Watch brief TED Talk on McCarthyism (Slide 6) to gain further knowledge 5. Secret image (Slide 7) which students will analyse quarter-by-quarter to unpick an historical cartoon (use Layers of Inference MS Word doc to help 6. Give students McCarthyism information and have them complete activities on Slide 14 7. Plenary: two more anti-McCarthyism cartoons for students to apply knowledge and analyse
davidwhineray
EdExcel iGCSE Depth Study Dictatorship in the USSR bundles

EdExcel iGCSE Depth Study Dictatorship in the USSR bundles

A bundle of resources for the first part of the EdExcel iGCSE Depth Study on 'Dictatorship in the USSR 1924-1953.' There is an introductory presentation and then lessons on the Leadership Struggles between Stalin, Trotsky, Kamenev, Zinoviev and Bukharin. There is a also a look at Stalin's rise to power. Worksheets accompany the presentation and include source work and exam-style questions.
ElliottEducational
Cold War Revision Booklet

Cold War Revision Booklet

This revision booklet is designed to work alongside the Pearson textbook for the GCSE topic and can be independently completed by the students.
Griff-Griff