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The Second World War: Adolf Hitler; man or monster?

The Second World War: Adolf Hitler; man or monster?

This lesson is an introduction to Hitler which can be used either at key stage 3 or 4. It aims to challenge preconceptions and assumptions that Hitler was a monster from birth, determined to commit mass murder and genocide. His early life from his parents, schooling, his move to Vienna and his life as a soldier are scrutinised as students have many opportunities to make judgements which are ultimately challenged by the end. The lesson includes a lot of visual evidence (such as Hitler’s propaganda posters) and well as video evidence of his life as a boy. There is a differentiated research activity in which there is a chance for students to conduct their own independent investigations before reporting their final conclusions to the class. This lesson would also be ideal for a non specialist.
Pilgrim17
President Reagan resources for Edexcel A Level History option 1F (in search of the American dream)

President Reagan resources for Edexcel A Level History option 1F (in search of the American dream)

A full set of lesson resources fully addressing the Presudent Reagan section of the Edexcel A Level History paper 1F specification (can also be used for teaching AS History). Included are cheat sheets giving students a 1 A4 page balanced summary for each section of the specification: his economic policies, the extent to which big government was reduced, the extent of social change and the extent of the revitalisation of politics. These have really helped my students focus their revision. In addition a peer marking sheet for Reagan exam questions, as well as a bluffers guide to help students structure their Reagan essays are included. Also included is a personalised learning checklist for students to self assess their progress against the specification bullet points for the entirety of paper 1F. The lessons use the edexcel textbook 'searching for rights and freedoms in the 20th century'.
joanna_neal
Harry Houdini Activity Pack

Harry Houdini Activity Pack

Harry Houdini Activity Pack Harry Houdini Handout Houdini Source Analysis Activity Houdini Word Search Harry Houdini Comic Strip and Storyboard Solve the message puzzle from HH Harry Houdini Picture Puzzle
sfy773
History? ?? Take Cover!!!

History? ?? Take Cover!!!

Presentation contains 30 activities designed for use as a starter or plenary for Key Stage 3 History which focus on different periods of history and will promote research skills. Presentation has similar structure to “Geography? Take Cover” and “Religious Education? Take Cover”. Presentation can be used as a teacher led activity. Answers are given to all 30 challenges and all 30 activities are also available in a printer friendly mode to facilitate homework or give support for non specialist cover lessons. Presentation can also be used as an enjoyable “end of unit” activity. The whole presentation contains 93 slides and hyperlinks are embedded throughout.
20JET12
1. GCSE HISTORY Edexcel 1-9.  Germany 1918-1939: Legacy of war, abdication and Weimar Republic.

1. GCSE HISTORY Edexcel 1-9. Germany 1918-1939: Legacy of war, abdication and Weimar Republic.

This is the first introduction lesson to the Edexcel 1-9 Germany 1918-1939 study. Hopefully, this will give you a flavour of what to expect in my other resources. This lesson includes: Intro to the new unit with example skills and question types shown from the exam paper. A settling task. A starter task - to identify the problems within Germany in 1918 as a consequence of the war. Worksheet 1 - An easy to follow comprehension task where students can either write on the printable sheet provided or complete work in their book. Worksheet 2 - A letter from a WW1 soldier to outline the issues and weaknesses in Germany on his return from the front line. Worksheet 3 - A crossword to assess student knowledge of the key terms needed in this lesson. Exam Focus Question - Asking students to make an inference about the weakness of Germany from a source. Recap/Plenary - A picture-gram where students have to follow the images to discuss what they have learned in the lesson.
barneysgirl
GCSE history assessment

GCSE history assessment

This resource was made to help my GCSE history KS4 classes, It includes an exam style question and a plan with help tips to answer the question.
Teach127
Creative Balloon Essay Planning

Creative Balloon Essay Planning

A simple powerpoint to accompany a visual essay plan, made using string and balloons and ribbon. Pupils are required to write a point on their balloon and then build an essay argument, using ribbon as an indicator of linking between points.
charlotte47