GCSE History: The Significance of the Collapse of the Soviet Union, Superpower Relations
GCSE History 2016, Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-91. Lesson on the significance of the collapse of the Soviet Union. Begins with a starter activity based on keywords and key individuals. There is then a powerpoint summary of the collapse of the USSR. In the main activity students have to organise statements about the importance/significance of the collapse of the USSR onto a significance/importance pyramid. There is also an example narrative style question and example answer. The lesson finishes with a quick quiz to check student understanding.
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Created: Jul 29, 2016

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