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The Wave (1981) - Worksheet to support the TV Programme

The Wave (1981) - Worksheet to support the TV Programme

Written to support the teaching of the Edexcel 9-1 History GCSE the worksheet supports the 1981 US TV version of The Wave. The film is used to explore the reasons for why a totalitarian system was allowed to develop in Germany from 1933 and how individuals, and particularly the young were coordinated. It makes for an alternative way of teaching both the establishment of totalitarianism in Nazi Germany as well as the limits of its appeal and opposition. The worksheet is written in Publisher formatted to print in A3. This however, can be amended and saved as a PDF (included) for A4 printing: 'Based on a real incident at an American high school in 1967, this short TV movie shows the horror of mob psychology and group pressure. The high school teacher gives his students a lesson in the history of Nazi Germany, not by having them read a chapter in a book but by turning them into Nazis ……. without their even being aware that it is happening.'
awithey
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
Truth and Reconciliation

Truth and Reconciliation

This lesson has a look at the truth and reconciliation trials in S. Africa and how those principles can be applied in everyday life, as well as solving more international issues such as ISIS. A bit of a labour of love, this one, as teaching about terrorism and extremism is always a bit depressing. It's a lesson to really help students connect to hope, and the Citizenship, SMSC and PHSE targets of self-awareness, other cultures and moral values. Learning Questions include: What was Apartheid? What were the truth and reconciliation trials? What was their aim? How might Religious Believers respond? What is your opinion on them? Youtube clips, miniplenaries, differentiated activities and group creative tasks included following a blooms taxonomy structure, influenced by Kagan's learning cycle.
DavidFew
NEW OCR GCSE Option A: League of Nations

NEW OCR GCSE Option A: League of Nations

Lesson looking at the creation of the League of Nations and their actions in the 1920s. References to text book are for the official Ben Walsh one. Includes activities differentiated by grade, and exam practice.
ARose90
Feminism: Significant 20th Century Women

Feminism: Significant 20th Century Women

A double pack of PowerPoints on significant 20th Century Women. Complements well with both teaching Feminism, but also alongside Votes for Women in Britain. Contains: 2 Lessons, which could be adapted into one lesson, or a homework project. A balloon debate task, where students decide which is the most significant. Differentiated plenary questions.
OMaddox
GCSE History The Weimar Republic. Unit 1. Unpopularity of the Weimar Republic 1919-23

GCSE History The Weimar Republic. Unit 1. Unpopularity of the Weimar Republic 1919-23

This presentation is based on Unit 1 Edexcel GCSE History The Weimar Republic. The main aim of this resource is to make the content of the course more visual, by adding pictures, photos, diagrams, maps, and video links, hence more accessible to all ability pupils. This resource can be used as a teaching resource, revision for students, or in Flipped Classroom style a pre teaching resource for students. In this lesson we talk about the reasons behind the unpopularity of the Weimar Republic: the signing of the Armistce in 1918, then the unfortunate conditions of the Treaty of Versailles or the Diktat, War Guilt, and The-Stab-in-the-back myth, as well as the idea of November Criminals.
Lukaszlucky
The Final Solution

The Final Solution

A lesson which develops source analysis understanding in order to prepare students for GCSE argument 'How Far...' type questions on when the Final Solution was developed.
Griff-Griff
Concentration Camps and Holocaust

Concentration Camps and Holocaust

This lesson uses the art of David O'lere, a survivor of the Concentration Camps as a basis of source analysis in to the conditions and treatment under the Nazi regime. A high level of source analysis can be achieved to stretch and challenge all levels with cross curricular themes running throughout.
Griff-Griff
Holocaust Introduction

Holocaust Introduction

A lesson introducing students to Hitler's thoughts on race and issues surrounding the Holocaust. A difficult extract from Mein Kampf is broken down in to easy and supported steps to make it accessible to all abilities. Try folding over the bottom of the sheet and encouraging students to only open it if they really get stuck.
Griff-Griff
Genocide an Introduction

Genocide an Introduction

An introduction to a unit on Genocides in History which underpins knowledge on the topic for students to develop. An online video clip is used as stimulus and is a discussion heavy lesson.
Griff-Griff
Women at Work in World War Two

Women at Work in World War Two

A lesson on women's role in war work during World War Two. Focuses on the tole of women in factories and armed forces through the stimulus of an online video clip and active around the room task.
Griff-Griff