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Nazi Germany & the Rise of a Dictatorship: Lesson 13 What was life like in the Nazi Police State?

Nazi Germany & the Rise of a Dictatorship: Lesson 13 What was life like in the Nazi Police State?

Students learn about the Nazi Police State through a student-led game. Students are introduced to a character living in the Nazi Police State. They have to remain in character during the game. There are various challenges to complete depending on who they are, for example if they are in the Gestpo they will need to identify enemies of the state. As students play the game they become to understand that no one is safe. As always there are clear instructions and differentiated resources.
planmylesson
Nazi Germany & the Rise of a Dictatorship: Lesson 10:  What was the Night of the Long Knives?

Nazi Germany & the Rise of a Dictatorship: Lesson 10: What was the Night of the Long Knives?

Students learn about the main reasons why Hitler eliminated the SA. through a card sort (categorizing and prioritising activities). They write up their views about why Hitler chose to execute the leading members of the SA (support provided for less able). There are also source based challenge activities to prep the more able for GCSE style questions. As always a step by step guide and high-quality differentiated worksheets.
planmylesson
Christmas Truce 1914 - Information Lesson - ideal end of term lesson!

Christmas Truce 1914 - Information Lesson - ideal end of term lesson!

This lesson has been designed to be used at the end of the Christmas Term with students who have not yet studied the wider WW1 topic. It begins by getting students to list how they celebrate Christmas with visual prompts to help them. Then there is a brief introduction to Trench Warfare before the Sainsbury's Christmas Advert from 2014 is shown to get students to pick out features of the popular view of the truce. Then there is an information hunt for students to find out what really happened. The resources are all contained in one PowerPoint and will just need printing out and displaying around the classroom. The aim for this lesson was to be slightly less formalised but still a relevant and purposeful lesson in the run-up to the Christmas Break. I hope you find this useful and engaging for your students. Merry Christmas.
Historian87
TEENAGE TOMMIES

TEENAGE TOMMIES

A lesson that can be used on its own, over two lessons or as an assembly. This lesson explores the motivations of why boys may have lied about their age to enlist during WW1. It gives students the opportunity to investigate primary sourced of 4 teenagers who enlisted during WW1 and is inspired by the BBC TEENAGE TOMMIES documentary with Fergal Keane. There are links to the series DJ Gregg James completed on teenagers enlisting. There is also a SMSC link where there is the opportunity to discuss child soldiers today. Ideal for a top ability students and boys engagement.
slakin1
Australia in World War I - Crack the Code

Australia in World War I - Crack the Code

Crack the Code activity for the topic Australia in World War I. Students decode the questions and then answer them. Designed for students of the NSW History K-10 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Stage 5 Depth Study 3: Australians at War - World War I
WayneWoods
WW1 - The Christmas Truce - Low ability

WW1 - The Christmas Truce - Low ability

Lesson exploring interpretations of the Christmas Truce 1914. The Sainsburys advert is used as a starter with three sources later used to highlight similarities and differences from what the advert shows. Pupils then describe what they have learned about the Christmas Truce. Pupils then answer - how accurate do they think the Sainsburys advert was about the truce.
LauraMeadowcroft
WW1 - The Christmas Truce 1914 - High ability

WW1 - The Christmas Truce 1914 - High ability

Lesson analysing the Christmas Truce using sources of accounts from soldiers/the press at the time. Comparison to the Sainsburys advert to test if the interpretation is accurate. Plenary focuses on assessing if the article in 'The Guardian' is accurate in its assessment of the Christmas advert. The sources are attached to the PowerPoint.
LauraMeadowcroft
Australia in World War I Word Search

Australia in World War I Word Search

Word Search for the topic Australia in World War I. Designed for students of the NSW History K-10 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Stage 5 Depth Study 3: Australians at War - World War I
WayneWoods