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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
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 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
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
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
GCSE History The Weimar Republic. Unit 1. The constitution of 1919.

GCSE History The Weimar Republic. Unit 1. The constitution of 1919.

This is an introduction presentation to Unit 1 of 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. This presentation explains the significance, strengths and weaknesses of the Constitution of the Weimar Republic.
Lukaszlucky
GCSE History The Weimar Republic. Unit 1. Setting up the Weimar Republic

GCSE History The Weimar Republic. Unit 1. Setting up the Weimar Republic

This is an introduction presentation to Unit 1 of 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. This presentation tells the story of the National Elections 1919, The role of Chancellor Ebert in establishing of the Republic as well as the importance of the National Assembly.
Lukaszlucky
GCSE History The Weimar Republic. Unit 1. The German Revolution 1918-19

GCSE History The Weimar Republic. Unit 1. The German Revolution 1918-19

This is an introduction presentation to Unit 1 of 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. This presentation is a very brief overview of the establishment of the Weimar Republic after WW1. This lesson present the History of the German Revolution 1918-19: the Abdication of the Kaiser Wilhelm II, the declaration of the republic, the establishment and role of the Council of People’s Representatives.
Lukaszlucky