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The Outbreak of World War One - Who was to Blame? (Academic Interpretations)

The Outbreak of World War One - Who was to Blame? (Academic Interpretations)

Once determining what an interpretation is, students are then required to consider a number of different academic interpretations about who was responsible for the outbreak of World War One. This lesson is of great relevance for higher ability KS4 students and particularly KS5 students, and works brilliantly as a skill building lesson.
MrTHistory
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
1. GCSE HISTORY Edexcel 1-9.  Germany 1918-1939: Legacy of war, abdication and Weimar Republic.

1. GCSE HISTORY Edexcel 1-9. Germany 1918-1939: Legacy of war, abdication and Weimar Republic.

This is the first introduction lesson to the Edexcel 1-9 Germany 1918-1939 study. Hopefully, this will give you a flavour of what to expect in my other resources. This lesson includes: Intro to the new unit with example skills and question types shown from the exam paper. A settling task. A starter task - to identify the problems within Germany in 1918 as a consequence of the war. Worksheet 1 - An easy to follow comprehension task where students can either write on the printable sheet provided or complete work in their book. Worksheet 2 - A letter from a WW1 soldier to outline the issues and weaknesses in Germany on his return from the front line. Worksheet 3 - A crossword to assess student knowledge of the key terms needed in this lesson. Exam Focus Question - Asking students to make an inference about the weakness of Germany from a source. Recap/Plenary - A picture-gram where students have to follow the images to discuss what they have learned in the lesson.
barneysgirl
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.
fantastic17
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)
fantastic17
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)
fantastic17
Edexcel GCSE Early Elizabethan England Complete Unit of Work

Edexcel GCSE Early Elizabethan England Complete Unit of Work

Everything needed to successfully teach the early Elizabethan England course, This bundle includes 19 enquiry based lessons. Each lesson includes a powerpoint presentation with a step by step guide and activities, high quality worksheets, engaging activities, exam questions and support material.
planmylesson
Edexcel GCSE Early Elizabethan England Unit 3

Edexcel GCSE Early Elizabethan England Unit 3

Everything needed to teach the final unit of the Early Elizabethan England Unit 3. If you are familiar with our lessons you will know that each enquiry includes high-quality resources, exam style questions and tips, differentiated activities and clear step by step instructions. No textbook required.
planmylesson
Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Early Elizabethan England : Lesson 18 Why did attempts to colonise Virginia fail?

Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Early Elizabethan England : Lesson 18 Why did attempts to colonise Virginia fail?

Students learn about the two failed attempts to colonise Virginia. They analyse the decisions made on each voyage and critics these before creating a guide book for people wanting to undertake a successful voyage to the New World. This sets them to answer the lesson's question (a 16 mark exam question). There is also a homework activity. As always there are step by step instruction, high-quality differentiated resources and exam support. This lesson concludes the Unit of Work. I'll be uploading exam support material during the Christmas holiday so keep your eyes on my page for details.
planmylesson