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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
Changes in the technology of warfare 20th & 21st centuries

Changes in the technology of warfare 20th & 21st centuries

Designed to match the new spec Edexcel GCSE Warfare unit. An engaging and fast moving lesson. Can be used with or without the Pearson textbook. PowerPoint presentation which includes activities and tasks suitable for all ability levels. Opportunities for individual, paired and group work. Including exam style questions and opportunities for self-assessment. Accompanying worksheet to go with a YouTube clip. Homework task included.
AlexusJames
Market Place Game - Truman Doctrine, Marshall Plan, Comecon, Cominform, Dollar Imperialism

Market Place Game - Truman Doctrine, Marshall Plan, Comecon, Cominform, Dollar Imperialism

This lesson is aimed at a GCSE class studying the Truman Doctrine, the Marshall Plan, Comecon , Cominform and Dollar imperialism. It is a market place game which will require you to have: sugar paper, and marker pens. I have included the text from the books that I used for this, but you might want to find your own information. It is a really fun lesson that I love teaching and the kids love doing. All of the instructions and resources you need for this lesson are included on the powerpoint. I did it over a double lesson. I taught it recently for an observation and it was graded outstanding because of its emphasis on independent learning. Students begin by analysing an American source showing Stalin choking on the Truman Doctrine. The students look at this through a square of inference. Students are then put into groups, each one looking at either: the Truman Doctrine, The Marshall Plan, Comecon, Cominform or the Soviet response. Groups of no more than 5 are ideal. Students are then asked to read the text on their topic and after that have 20 minutes to answer the questions on their topic that they have been given. They must do this by symbolising their answers using no more than ten words and as many words, numbers, symbols as they want. After the 20 mins is up, one student stays at their table and the others take their A3 worksheet and go shopping in the market place to find the answers to all their questions. One student stays and teaches those that come to their market place. At the end the students go back to their table and 'teach the teacher'. At the end you ask the students to revise their answers for a knowledge test at the beginning of the next lesson.
rmbell33
Edexcel (9-1) History. New Style Question Exam Practice . Superpower Relations & The Cold War, 41-91

Edexcel (9-1) History. New Style Question Exam Practice . Superpower Relations & The Cold War, 41-91

These three power points are designed to support students with answering all questions in part A of paper 2 (Edexcel - Options 26-27). Although they were designed with Option 26/27 in mind, they are the same question stems for all the options so could easily be adapted if you are doing a different module. The resoruces aim to support students in their knowledge, but primarily in their ability to successfully answer the questions. Mark schemes and structures are included. The powerpoint looks at: 1) Explain Two Consequences of.. (8 marks). 2) Write a Narrative Account.. (8 marks) 3) Explain Two of the Following.. (16 marks) The power points take the students through the new style question and explains the mark schemes to them in laymans' terms. It is useful, although not essential to have a copy of the Edexcel (9-1) Superpowers textbook.
rmbell33
Edexcel Superpower relations and the Cold War -  narrative activity worksheet

Edexcel Superpower relations and the Cold War - narrative activity worksheet

Narrative question worksheets (with a differentiated version). Students link the events to the correct question. Sequence the events before using the word and sentence stem boxes to write up a response. Perfect for practicing exam technique and revising key events. Useful for a starter task or a homework activity or ideal for a skills lesson activity. 6 example questions included. Remind students that in the exam they have to explain 3 developments and that they should add their own knowledge when writing up. In the examination students should aim to spend 10 minutes writing up this question, so this could be a timed activity. I give my classes 15 minutes to cut out the labels, sequence them, add the extra knowledge and write up a response. 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
Edexcel Superpower Relations & Cold War L15 Why did Cuba become a problem for the USA?

Edexcel Superpower Relations & Cold War L15 Why did Cuba become a problem for the USA?

Students begin by creating a caption for a cartoon of JFK. They then categorise knowledge cards before producing a SWOT analysis of Cuba for Castro in 1959 before he launches his revolution. They use their knowledge of Cuba and fresh evidence cards of the main incidents following the revolution to create a heart beat graph for President Kennedy. This is then used to respond to a series of questions. There is a homework activity on the causes of effects on the Bay of Pigs incident. The lesson concludes with students refining their cartoon captions. Please leave feedback if you found this lesson helpful
planmylesson
GCSE Superpower relations & the Cold War Consequence Card Sorts

GCSE Superpower relations & the Cold War Consequence Card Sorts

A selection of cards sorts to help students revise for Question 1 for the Edexcel examination spec. Students match the consequences to the event. These cards sort cover units 1 & unit 2. Colour coded differentiated version included too. These are perfect for a starter, plenary, revision lessons/ activities, homework or can easily be made into a lesson, for example practice writing up a Q1 or could be used to compare the significance of events. Please leave feedback if you found these resources helpful :) 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
Edexcel Superpower Relations & Cold War L15 Why did Cuba become a problem for the USA?

Edexcel Superpower Relations & Cold War L15 Why did Cuba become a problem for the USA?

Students begin by creating a caption for a cartoon of JFK. They then categorise knowledge cards before producing a SWOT analysis of Cuba for Castro in 1959 before he launches his revolution. They use their knowledge of Cuba and fresh evidence cards of the main incidents following the revolution to create a heart beat graph for President Kennedy. This is then used to respond to a series of questions. There is a homework activity on the causes of effects on the Bay of Pigs incident. The lesson concludes with students refining their cartoon captions.
planmylesson