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AQA GCSE 9-1 Conflict and Tension 1918-1939: The League of Nations & the Abyssinian Crisis

AQA GCSE 9-1 Conflict and Tension 1918-1939: The League of Nations & the Abyssinian Crisis

The aim of this lesson is to explore the reasons why in the face of unprovoked hostility and belligerence, the League of Nations did little to stop Italian aggression against Abyssinia and why Britain and France went out of their way to appease Mussolini. Students analyse the reasons why Mussolini invaded Abyssinia in the first place. But more importantly they evaluate the role of the League and its clear inability to act decisively, even before Britain and France undermined its very foundations. When students have built up a clear picture of the whole incident, they are then ready to tackle a ‘write and account’ question for homework. If you like this lesson, please visit my shop where I have created lessons for the first unit of the AQA course on Peacekeeping and the League as well as Conflict and Tension Revision Guides. Please rate this resource and receive a free copy of my GCSE summary revision guide for Conflict and Tension 1918-1939. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory
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24 GCSE History Edexcel 1-9 Weimar & Nazi Germany 1918-39 Paper 3: Nazi reduction in unemployment.

24 GCSE History Edexcel 1-9 Weimar & Nazi Germany 1918-39 Paper 3: Nazi reduction in unemployment.

This lesson looks at the various methods used by the Nazis to reduce unemployment but also questions the usefulness of these statistics by taking into account the ‘hidden unemployed’. STARTER Students to study a bar graph and infer from it what it proves about unemployment from 1933-39. ACTIVITY Key word match up for some important terms worth knowing for the lesson. Answers given on the next slide. RECAP Students have to recap the factors that led to the massive increase in unemployment by linking this lesson to the Treaty of Versailles and Wall Street Crash. CLASS CLIP I have used the short clip from BBC Bitesize with 5 basic questions attached to focus students further. BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE SLIDES To take students through the basics of all the methods used and promote discussion. TASK SHEET Can be copied and given to students to use or write on. General fact questions and source questions included. EXAM FOCUS A usefulness question and an explain why question. **PLENARY **Students now have chance to evaluate how far Hitler reduced unemployment. **FACT SHEET **All the information needed for the students to fully understand the topic.
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AQA GCSE 9-1 Conflict and Tension 1918-1939: The League of Nations & the Manchurian Crisis of 1931

AQA GCSE 9-1 Conflict and Tension 1918-1939: The League of Nations & the Manchurian Crisis of 1931

This lesson is split into two; the first part concentrates on the Mukden incident and the causes of Japan’s invasion into Manchuria in 1931. Students analyse a map of the area before completing a jigsaw puzzle and explaining in their own words (or pictures) the causes of the invasion. The second part of the lesson focuses on the consequences on the invasion and how powerless the League was to act, despite moral condemnation from Lord Lytton’s report. There are some excellent links to video footage of the invasion in the lesson and how the League reacted to reinforce the learning. Students also have to decipher some visual images and text to build up a clear picture of the whole incident before they are ready to tackle a ‘write an account’ question. If you like this lesson, please visit my shop where I have created lessons for the first unit of the AQA course on Peacekeeping as well as Conflict and Tension Revision Guides. Please rate this resource and receive a free copy of my GCSE summary revision guide for Conflict and Tension 1918-1939. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory
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23. GCSE History Edexcel 1-9 Weimar & Nazi Germany 1918-39: Nazi Education

23. GCSE History Edexcel 1-9 Weimar & Nazi Germany 1918-39: Nazi Education

This lesson is a follow on from lesson 22 about the youth movements in Nazi Germany and specifically looks at Nazi educational policy. RECAP: 15 Questions to recap knowledge of the youth groups in Nazi Germany. STARTER: Students are given 2 example Nazi timetables and have to decide which one is for girls and which is for boys as well as think about what some of the subjects are. OPTIONAL STARTER/ACTIVITY: Students given 4 maths questions. For each, they have to explain what else the students of these questions are being taught as well as maths skills. Another chance to discuss indoctrination. BACKGROUND SLIDES: Covering education in Germany before 1933 and some of the key individuals and changes. ** SOURCES:** A chance for students to get a visual of Nazi educational material and hopefully be shocked by its methods. A brief description for each included. ** TASK:** Students have to use their knowledge and the fact sheet to complete a Nazi school prospectus (see image). This can easily be copied and printed for the students. ** EXAM FOCUS: **A usefulness and inference question included. EXTENSION TASKS: Further challenging and thought provoking questions for the students if these are needed. ADDITIONAL: I have also included the 1942 Walt Disney cartoon called A Nazi Education to see how useful the students think this is as evidence, despite it being used as propaganda itself during the Second World War. **FACT SHEET: **All the information needed for the topic on one A4 sheet.
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Edexcel 9-1 Weimar and Nazi Germany Key Word Booklet

Edexcel 9-1 Weimar and Nazi Germany Key Word Booklet

Here’s a booklet I’ve spent many hours on summarising the main historical key words/terms for the new 9-1 exams. Formatted to be printed on A5 booklets for students to use for independent revision, cooperative learning, AfL activities and self assessment. Words include:
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22. GCSE History Edexcel 1-9 Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-39 Paper 3: Hitler Youth Groups

22. GCSE History Edexcel 1-9 Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-39 Paper 3: Hitler Youth Groups

This first look at the youth of Germany has a focus on the Hitler Youth groups. There are 4 source and interpretation questions towards the end of the lesson which have been taken directly from the Edexcel sample paper, so much of the second half of the lesson will focus on exam skills. Starter: Why did the Nazi Party target young people in particular? **Starter 2: **Students look at 2 propaganda posters aimed at girls and boys and are asked to identify the propaganda methods used to attract Germany’s youth to the groups. Background: Explaining the term indoctrination **Background: **Slides about the organisation, age range and names given to the Hitler Youth groups as well as information about its leadership. **Task: **I have added a choice of 2 documentaries for this task. One lasting 48 minutes and one lasting 23 minutes. Students need to take notes in a table that has been organised for them about the aims and methods of the Hitler Youth. There is a particular focus on the interviews (sources) to make students aware of a variety of attitudes towards the Hitler Youth at the time. **Optional Tasks: **These can be either set as homework, class time or extention tasks - a choice of creative tasks, comprehension or revision based tasks. Exam focus: Questions about the usefulness of sources, difference in interpretations, reasons for the difference in interpretations and the final ‘how far do you agree’ question. **Fact Sheet: **A summary of all the information students need to know without using the text books.
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Edexcel GCSE History: Weimar & Nazi Germany, 1918-39 - Topic 2: Hitler's Rise to Power, 1919-1933

Edexcel GCSE History: Weimar & Nazi Germany, 1918-39 - Topic 2: Hitler's Rise to Power, 1919-1933

Edexcel GCSE History: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-39 Topic 2: Hitler’s Rise to Power, 1919–33 - Lesson 1: Early Development of the Nazi Party, 1920-1922 - Lesson 2: The Munich Putsch and the Lean Years, 1923-1929 - Lesson 3: The Growth in Support for the Nazis, 1929-1932 - Lesson 4: How Hitler became Chancellor, 1932-33 Each lesson is in-depth and comprehensive, with activities, exam questions, skills and hyperlinked videos included throughout.
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AQA GCSE 9-1 Conflict and Tension 1918-1939: How did the Great Depression affect the League?

AQA GCSE 9-1 Conflict and Tension 1918-1939: How did the Great Depression affect the League?

How was the League affected by the Wall Street Crash and the Great Depression which followed? This lesson aims to explore how the League’s weaknesses came to the fore as countries such as Germany and Italy looked to dictators like Hitler and Mussolini to solve their problems. Students use text mapping, a causes and consequences exercise and analyse Stresemann’s policies to build up a picture of why the League lost favour in the 1930’s. There is also a chance to complete a GCSE sources question which focuses on provenance. If you like this lesson, please visit my shop where I have created lessons for the first unit of the AQA course on Peacekeeping as well as Conflict and Tension Revision Guides. Please rate this resource and receive a free copy of my GCSE summary revision guide for Conflict and Tension 1918-1939. https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/PilgrimHistory
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Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 2: Hitler's Rise to Power, L3: Growth in Support for the Nazis

Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 2: Hitler's Rise to Power, L3: Growth in Support for the Nazis

Edexcel GCSE History: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-39 Topic 2: Hitler’s Rise to Power, 1919-1933 Lesson 3: The growth in Support for the Nazis, 1929-32 Key focuses of this lesson include… The Wall Street Crash and its effects on the people and government Growth in Support for the Nazis Nazi Electoral Successes The Presidential Election of 1932 The SA, The Communists and the Role of Hitler Practice Exam Questions and breakdowns
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Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 2: Hitler's Rise to Power, L2: Munich Putsch and the Lean Years

Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 2: Hitler's Rise to Power, L2: Munich Putsch and the Lean Years

Edexcel GCSE History: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-39 Topic 2: Hitler’s Rise to Power, 1919-1933 Lesson 2: The Munich Putsch and the Lean Years, 1923-1929 Key focuses of this lesson include… -Full break down and analysis of the Munich Putsch The ‘Lean years’ - Party reorganisation Many exam style practice questions with accompanying structure sheets Relevant educational videos
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