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The TET Offensive (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

The TET Offensive (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

This lesson is designed to inform students about the TET offensive in order to enable them to explain why it was a significant turning point in the War leading to US public opposition. Students then will study different interpretations of the TET to then explain why they interpret it differently. Hook starter: A Selection of images for students to study upon entrance to class encouraging them to reflect upon how they would feel if they were seeing these images on TV. Students watch a video clip (Embedded) and are supplied with contextual knowledge via the PEEP SHEET if required. Students are encouraged to explain the significance of the TET and why it led to increased public opposition. Students then apply their knowledge to an exam style question (Why do interpretations one and two have different opinions about the success of the TET). WAGOL is then provided as students peer assess. Lesson ends with a rounding up of students opinions about why the TET was a turning point. easily enough to cover more than one lesson. Further instructions / video clips are included within the description of the presentation.
morlem
The Cold War- Bingo

The Cold War- Bingo

Here is a fun-filled way to give your class a thorough review of the Cold War. The students will enjoy this colorful game as they build their skills reviewing and revisiting events, people, and vocabulary that will help them understand this non-fighting war between the Soviet Union and the United States. This colorful game can be printed on heavy cardstock and laminated to make a lasting reusable game. As an alternative, you can choose to print it on paper and allow the students to cross off the answers. The game includes: 32 Cold War themed cards 32 calling cards with the answers provided
mccormick33
The Stickman Study Guides - The Assassination of JFK

The Stickman Study Guides - The Assassination of JFK

This is a revision/study guide inspired by my own classroom experiences. My pupils have always been amused at my stickman images and I tell them that, "One day I'll make them into a book." Well, this is sort of a book. I am currently making an entire series of Stickman Study Guides for the topics I teach. They are not artistic masterpieces, sometimes the colouring goes outside the lines and you might even see the odd smudge - but that's the fun part! When I use these with my pupils I often remove the text sections, and ask them to compose what it should say. On other occasions, I provide the text and ask them to draw the image. It's up to you. They can nothing more than study notes the night before an exam. This one focuses on the assassination of JFK, in 1963. Keep an eye out for the rest of the guides over the next few months.
richiec2301
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
How did McCarthyism affect 1950s America? An enquiry about the Red Scare for GCSE

How did McCarthyism affect 1950s America? An enquiry about the Red Scare for GCSE

Aims: Identify why America was gripped by a second Red Scare Explain the causes and effects of McCarthyism Apply knowledge to historical cartoons Activities: 1. Introduce 2017 Brexit university controversy and emphasise the media’s vague mentions of McCarthyism (Slide 2) 2. Use Bob Dylan’s song (Talkin’ John Birch Paranoid Blues, Slide 3) to further unpick the meaning of McCarthyism 3. Use Slide 4 to establish the BBC Bitesize definition, and explain that students will aim to embellish it 4. Watch brief TED Talk on McCarthyism (Slide 6) to gain further knowledge 5. Secret image (Slide 7) which students will analyse quarter-by-quarter to unpick an historical cartoon (use Layers of Inference MS Word doc to help 6. Give students McCarthyism information and have them complete activities on Slide 14 7. Plenary: two more anti-McCarthyism cartoons for students to apply knowledge and analyse
davidwhineray
EdExcel iGCSE Depth Study Dictatorship in the USSR bundles

EdExcel iGCSE Depth Study Dictatorship in the USSR bundles

A bundle of resources for the first part of the EdExcel iGCSE Depth Study on 'Dictatorship in the USSR 1924-1953.' There is an introductory presentation and then lessons on the Leadership Struggles between Stalin, Trotsky, Kamenev, Zinoviev and Bukharin. There is a also a look at Stalin's rise to power. Worksheets accompany the presentation and include source work and exam-style questions.
ElliottEducational
Cold War Revision Booklet

Cold War Revision Booklet

This revision booklet is designed to work alongside the Pearson textbook for the GCSE topic and can be independently completed by the students.
Griff-Griff
9-1 GCSE History - Cold War Revision Grid

9-1 GCSE History - Cold War Revision Grid

Designed to support the Edexcel GCSE 9-1 Superpower Relations and The Cold War 1941-91 course. This is a blank template for students to complete The Word Document is set out to support the structure of the Paper 2 exam by covering the pre-populated specification content and identifying the content required for Q1. Consequence, Q2. Narrative and Q3. Importance.
awithey
Cold War Edexcel 9-1 GCSE History scheme of work and resources

Cold War Edexcel 9-1 GCSE History scheme of work and resources

A full 12 week scheme of work with differentiated learning objectives linked to the 9-1 grade criteria. Includes fully resourced lessons, peer/self marking sheets for all exam questions, a personalised learning checklist for students to self assess themselves against the specification content and a bluffers guide to help with structuring exam questions. The scheme of learning uses the new Hodder textbook but could be easily adapted to suit other resources. The PowerPoints are wide screen so do not show correctly on the previews but once downloaded will show correctly and can be used on any computer or screen.
joanna_neal
Cold War (TV Series) Ep.7 - After Stalin - Supporting Worksheet

Cold War (TV Series) Ep.7 - After Stalin - Supporting Worksheet

Cold War (TV Series) Ep.7 - After Datlin - Supporting Worksheet for the BBC / CNN co-production, narrated by Kenneth Brannagh - Written as a extension and enrichment task for GCSE, it would also be appropriate for A Level studies. Nikita Khrushchev becomes Soviet leader after the death of Stalin. Khrushchev rolls back a number of oppressive measures that existed under Stalin, restores relations with Yugoslavia and redirects resources to consumer needs. In a secret speech to the Soviet leadership he condemns Stalin's ruthless rule. West Germany is allowed to rearm, provoking the formation of the Warsaw Pact. Khruschev still wants Eastern Europe to remain within the Soviet orbit - he sends in troops to quell revolts in East Germany, Poland and, most significantly, Hungary. Interviewees include Anatoly Dobrynin, Charles Wheeler and Sergei Khrushchev. The pre-credits scene shows life in Soviet Union under Stalin's personality cult.
awithey