Edexcel GCSE Superpower Relations & Cold War L9 'What was the Berlin Crisis & what were its impacts?
Building on from lesson 8, tensions continue to rise in 1948-49 during the Berlin Crisis. In this lesson we begin to unravel that tricky narrative question. Students learn about the Berlin Crisis of 1948-49 by creating a map to show the zones, a few quick activities to develop their knowledge, they work their way through a simple card sort and diamond 9 to understand the key issues (and those links) that got the Soviets so angry, a quick write up and a report making activity (based on sources) on the impacts of the Blockade and the West's response. The lesson concludes with the students applying their A01 knowledge and A02 skills to complete the 8 mark narrative question by using the chronolink technique. Fully differentiated with a student friendly mark scheme, structure strips, clear advice and instructions on how to complete this type of question. Suggested teaching time 2 hours (a double lesson).As always there are clear step by step instructions and high-quality differentiated resources.



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