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Structure Strips for Edexcel 9-1 History Paper 2

Structure Strips for Edexcel 9-1 History Paper 2

Handy structure strips that cover all the different types of questions (Edexcel GCSE 9-1, Paper 2 ). I use these for the Superpower Relations and Cold War Unit. They are very useful when preparing students for exam preparation, assessments and writing up questions in lessons. The students also use these to make their own structure strips for revision.I cut out the literacy support and stick this to the reverse of the strip for students to use when they need help with introducing evidence/ examples and phrases for explaining. I hope people find these helpful :)
planmylesson
Edexcel Superpower Relations & Cold War. The Narrative Question!

Edexcel Superpower Relations & Cold War. The Narrative Question!

This lesson teaches the skills required for the Narrative Question, paper 2. Students begin by looking at the mark scheme. In pairs they create a list of 3 top exam tips. They are then introduced to two Question 2 style exam questions. They work their way through a series of steps before writing up a response to one of the questions (the other can be set as a homework or as a starter for the next lesson). There are some sample responses that the students can mark and comment on (editable so that you can change depending on your groups). Once they have done this there is opportunity for them to develop their answer before a bit of peer assessment. The lesson concludes with the students refining their exam tips set out in the starter activity. A structure strip and worksheet included. for the structure strip, I make the double-sided (cut out the literacy support and stick it to the back of the strip). I hope people find this lesson useful.
planmylesson
Edexcel GCSE History - Superpower Relations and the Cold War, Topic 2:  Cold War Crises, 1958-1970

Edexcel GCSE History - Superpower Relations and the Cold War, Topic 2: Cold War Crises, 1958-1970

Edexcel GCSE History: Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-1991 Topic 2: Cold War Crises, 1958-1970 Lesson 1: The Berlin Crisis, 1961 - The refugee problem in Berlin - Khrushchev’s Berlin ultimatum (1958) - The summit meetings of 1959–61. - The construction of the Berlin Wall, 1961. - The Impact of the construction of the Berlin Wall on US-Soviet relations. - Kennedy’s visit to Berlin in 1963. Lesson 2: The Crisis Over Cuba, 1962 - Soviet relations with Cuba, the Cuban Revolution and the refusal of the USA to recognise Castro’s government. - The significance of the Bay of Pigs incident. - The events of the Cuban Missile Crisis. - The consequences of the Cuban Missile Crisis: the ‘hotline’, the Limited Test Ban Treaty 1963; the Outer Space Treaty 1967; and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty 1968. Lesson 3: The Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia, 1968 - Opposition in Czechoslovakia to Soviet control: the Prague Spring. - The Brezhnev Doctrine and the re-establishment of Soviet control in Czechoslovakia. - International reaction to Soviet measures in Czechoslovakia. Activities, exam questions and hyperlinked videos are included throughout the lessons.
MrTHistory
Edexcel GCSE Superpower Relations & Cold War, Topic 2: CW Crises - L3: Soviet Invasion Czech, 1968

Edexcel GCSE Superpower Relations & Cold War, Topic 2: CW Crises - L3: Soviet Invasion Czech, 1968

Edexcel Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-91 - Topic 2: Cold War Crises, 1958-1970 - Lesson 3: The Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia, 1968 This is the third of the three lessons in this topic, focusing on... - Opposition in Czechoslovakia to Soviet control: the Prague Spring. - The Brezhnev Doctrine and the re-establishment of Soviet control in Czechoslovakia. - International reaction to Soviet measures in Czechoslovakia. Hyperlinked videos, activities and exam questions are also included.
MrTHistory
Edexcel GCSE Superpower Relations & Cold War, Topic 2: Cold War Crises - L2: Crisis Over Cuba, 1962

Edexcel GCSE Superpower Relations & Cold War, Topic 2: Cold War Crises - L2: Crisis Over Cuba, 1962

Edexcel Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-91 - Topic 2: Cold War Crises, 1958-1970 - Lesson 2: The Crisis Over Cuba, 1962 This is the second of the three lessons in this topic, focusing on... - Soviet relations with Cuba, the Cuban Revolution and the refusal of the USA to recognise Castro’s government. - The significance of the Bay of Pigs incident. - The events of the Cuban Missile Crisis. - The consequences of the Cuban Missile Crisis: the ‘hotline’, the Limited Test Ban Treaty 1963; the Outer Space Treaty 1967; and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty 1968. Hyperlinked videos, activities and exam questions are also included.
MrTHistory
Edexcel GCSE Superpower Relations & Cold War, Topic 2: Cold War Crises - L1: The Berlin Crisis, 1961

Edexcel GCSE Superpower Relations & Cold War, Topic 2: Cold War Crises - L1: The Berlin Crisis, 1961

Edexcel Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-91 - Topic 2: Cold War Crises, 1958-1970 - Lesson 1: The Berlin Crisis, 1961 This is the first of the three lessons in this topic, focusing on... - The refugee problem in Berlin - Khrushchev’s Berlin ultimatum (1958) - The summit meetings of 1959–61. - The construction of the Berlin Wall, 1961. - The Impact of the construction of the Berlin Wall on US-Soviet relations. - Kennedy’s visit to Berlin in 1963. Hyperlinked videos, activities and exam questions are also included.
MrTHistory
World War One: Conscientious Objectors

World War One: Conscientious Objectors

Complete lesson on conscientious objectors. Focuses include... - Source analysis activities throughout the lesson - Contextual information - chances for reading, recording and discussion - Hyperlinked documentary and differentiated question sheets for students to answer as they watch - Plenary activity and Homework
MrTHistory
Argo worksheet

Argo worksheet

This worksheet accompanies the 2012 feature film Argo. It is designed to enhance student understanding of Iranian-U.S. relations in 1980 and the impact of the 1979 revolution. The worksheet enhances teaching of the NSW Modern History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Higher School Certificate course National Studies Option H: Iran 1953-1989
WayneWoods
Mao and the Cultural Revolution

Mao and the Cultural Revolution

This resource is aimed at either GCSE or A-Level history, and enables students through differentiated worksheets to read and analyse a leading historian`s views about Mao`s creation and control of the Cultural Revolution. It also provides an opportunity for students to evaluate the historian`s use of language in terms of building an argument and putting forward historical assertions.
rjb1976
National 4 / 5 History: Era of the Great War (WWI)

National 4 / 5 History: Era of the Great War (WWI)

This is the second of two packs which covers the full Scottish National 4/5 WWI (Era of The Great War) course. The power points (which have all resources in them to be printed) have been updated from last years to include more visual exam revision activities e.g. for every exam question there is a slide of pictures which pupils will annotate. In addition, due to the changes to the exam this year they now focus much more on 'explain' than 'describe' questions. This pack also has the revision pictures for the FULL course & KU Test e.g. for every exam question. This bundle includes: 1. Revision Pictures 2. KU Test 3. Battle of Somme 4. Extension of the Franchise 5. Women's Jobs 6. Changing Role - Both before & During 7. Women's Suffrage 8. Women & Vote PLUS All 9 Mark Essay Questions & Guide 9. Deaths & Casualities 10. Red Clydeside 11. Homes Fit For Heroes 12. Industry - Before & During (farming/fish/shipbuilding/jute/coal/steel & iron) 13. New Industries
alixtharris1988
What was the immediate impact of Khomeini's return to Iran?

What was the immediate impact of Khomeini's return to Iran?

Ayatollah Khomeini returned to Iran on February 1, 1979 to widespread popular support. He has immediate problems to deal with: establishment of an effective government and bureaucracy, taking control of the military, arresting and putting on trial members of the Shah's administration, establishment of the Pasdaran (Revolutionary Guard) and dealing with unrest amongst the people including ethnic minorities. This source-based task is designed for students of the NSW Modern History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Higher School Certificate course National Studies Option H: Iran 1953-1989
WayneWoods