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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
Life for Black Americans in the 1930s - Civil Rights movement.

Life for Black Americans in the 1930s - Civil Rights movement.

Life for black Americans in the 1930s. This resource includes 1x PowerPoint This lesson is about 60 minutes long and includes attached activities, challenging and thoughtful questions, embedded URL links where appropriate and tasks/information for students to use to learn what life was like for Black Americans during the 1930s in America The resource PowerPoints includes a starter activity a variety of tasks and then a suggested homework. Level: KS3/KS4 History Time 1Hours+ Learning Objectives To analyse the extent that Black Americans could access their civil rights in 1930s America.
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Klu Klux Klan & African American civil rights

Klu Klux Klan & African American civil rights

Why did people want to join the Klu Klux Klan?. This resource includes 1x PowerPoint and 1 x Handout This lesson is about 60 minutes long and includes attached activities, challenging and thoughtful questions, embedded URL links where appropriate and tasks/information for students to use to learn about the Klu Kluz Klan and their role in shaping the struggle for Civil Rights in America The resource PowerPoints includes a starter activity a variety of tasks and then a suggested homework. Level: KS3/KS4 History Time 1Hours+ Learning Objectives To be able to explain why some white Americans joined the Ku Klux Klan (level5/6) To analyse why the organisation started to grow in the 1950-60s (level 7/8)
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Significance and Montgomery Bus Boycott

Significance and Montgomery Bus Boycott

Significance and Montgomery Bus Boycott. This resource includes 1x PowerPoint This lesson is about 60 minutes long and includes attached activities, challenging and thoughtful questions, embedded URL links where appropriate and tasks/information for students to use to learn about How significant was the Montgomery Bus Boycott in helping black Americans to get Civil Rights? The resource PowerPoints includes a starter activity a variety of tasks and then a plenary. Level: KS3/KS4 History Time 1Hours+ Learning Objectives To explore criteria for making judgements about historical events (5/6) To begin to judge and explain the significance of the Montgomery Bus Boycott (7) To analyse a range of judgements on historical significance (8)
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The Holocaust: A source based enquiry

The Holocaust: A source based enquiry

Three fully resourced lessons on the Holocaust. Each lesson is a source based enquiry which includes a PowerPoint with a step by step guide and activities, differentiated worksheets, source sheets, literacy support and a range of activities.
planmylesson
Vietnamisation (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

Vietnamisation (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

Tthis lesson is focused upon the changed implimented under Nixon, namely, The Nixon Doctrine & Vietnamisation. No textbook is required I have included all resources / WAGOLS / differentiated sheets / video clips etc .. Lesson begins with a recap of Johnson leaving office and Nixon's approached to the War. students study each approach to then complete a starter sheet and reflect upon the impact each one may have on the War (Positive & Negative). students are then introduced to the Nixon Doctrine where they will watch a video clip (embedded) also more video links provided in the description - students are then enabled to to explain how this may affect the war and public opinions of the war. Students are introduced to Vietnamisation though various sources and a definition (clip included to watch from YouTube). students then engage in a discussion based activity to argue how different people may interpret the process of Vietnamisation (North Vietnamese General - US General - South Vietnamese Politician - Us citizen). The rest of the lesson is based around exam practice and technique i have included sources/ interpretations / structure support / differentiated source / interpretation evaluation sheets for less able & WAGOLS for ALL of the following questions: 1. How useful are sources A and B for an enquiry into.. 2. What is the main difference between the views of interpretation 1 and 2. 3. Suggest one reason why interpretations 1 and 2 give different views about the extent to which Vietnamisation was a success. WAGOLS are evaluated to show student how and where marks have been gained. further advice can be found in the description of the presentation / easily enough for more than one or two lessons.
morlem
Nazi Germany & the Rise of a Dictatorship: Lesson 15 Who suffered the most under the Nazis, 1933-39?

Nazi Germany & the Rise of a Dictatorship: Lesson 15 Who suffered the most under the Nazis, 1933-39?

Students learn about Nazi policies towards minority groups and how these were influenced by eugenics. The main activity requires students to position Nazi policies on a graph frame, with the positioning based on their opinion re the severity of the persecution. The graph is then used to complete a series of tasks. Clear step by step instructions, differentiated activities and worksheets. This is the last lesson in the unit of work.
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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.
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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.
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