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pptx, 1.46 MB
pptx, 1.46 MB
This lesson in from a series of lessonscovering the new Edexcel A-Level History unit: Mao's China 1949 - 1976. This lesson investigates the Great Leap Forward as part of Key Topic 2: Agriculture and Industry.

The lesson is ready to teach and includes all worksheets and sources. The lessons refer to the textbook Communist States in the Twentieth Century " (Bunce, 2015 - Hodder) although other textbooks could be used with the lessons.

During the lesson pupils will:
* Identify the advantages and disadvantages of the backyard steel furnaces
* Investigate and analyse posters from the CCP promoting the Great Leap Forward.
* Evaluate Mao's reasons for launching the Great Leap Forward
* Investigate the successes and failures of the Great Leap Forward and their causes.
* Begin to look at the initial opposition from figures such as Peng Dehuai and Mao's response.

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7 months ago

A super resource again from this author, after having benefitted from Key Topic 1 resources.<br /> <br /> Are there any further resources for key topic two that are available to purchase? I can only see Topic 3 and Topic 4 on TES!

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