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Edexcel GCSE Superpower Relations & Cold War, Topic 3: End of Cold War - L1: Attmepts Reduce Tension

Edexcel GCSE Superpower Relations & Cold War, Topic 3: End of Cold War - L1: Attmepts Reduce Tension

Edexcel Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-91 - Topic 3: The end of the Cold War, 1970–91 - Lesson 1: Attempts to reduce tension between East and West This is the first of the three lessons in this topic, focusing on... - Détente in the 1970s, SALT 1, Helsinki, and SALT 2. - The significance of Reagan and Gorbachev’s changing attitudes. - Gorbachev’s ‘new thinking’ and the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Force (INF) Treaty 1987. This is an in-depth and comprehensive lesson, with activities, exam questions and hyperlinked videos included throughout.
MrTHistory
Structure Strips for Edexcel 9-1 History Paper 2

Structure Strips for Edexcel 9-1 History Paper 2

Handy structure strips that cover all the different types of questions (Edexcel GCSE 9-1, Paper 2 ). I use these for the Superpower Relations and Cold War Unit. They are very useful when preparing students for exam preparation, assessments and writing up questions in lessons. The students also use these to make their own structure strips for revision.I cut out the literacy support and stick this to the reverse of the strip for students to use when they need help with introducing evidence/ examples and phrases for explaining. I hope people find these helpful :)
planmylesson
Edexcel Superpower Relations & Cold War. The Narrative Question!

Edexcel Superpower Relations & Cold War. The Narrative Question!

This lesson teaches the skills required for the Narrative Question, paper 2. Students begin by looking at the mark scheme. In pairs they create a list of 3 top exam tips. They are then introduced to two Question 2 style exam questions. They work their way through a series of differentiated steps before writing up a response to one of the questions (the other can be set as a homework or as a starter for the next lesson). There are some sample responses that the students can mark and comment on (editable so that you can change depending on your groups ability range). Once they have done this there is opportunity for them to develop their answer before a bit of peer assessment. The lesson concludes with the students refining their exam tips set out in the starter activity. A structure strip and worksheet included. for the structure strip, I make the double-sided (cut out the literacy support and stick it to the back of the strip). I hope people find this lesson useful.
planmylesson
Edexcel GCSE History - Superpower Relations and the Cold War, Topic 2:  Cold War Crises, 1958-1970

Edexcel GCSE History - Superpower Relations and the Cold War, Topic 2: Cold War Crises, 1958-1970

Edexcel GCSE History: Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-1991 Topic 2: Cold War Crises, 1958-1970 Lesson 1: The Berlin Crisis, 1961 - The refugee problem in Berlin - Khrushchev’s Berlin ultimatum (1958) - The summit meetings of 1959–61. - The construction of the Berlin Wall, 1961. - The Impact of the construction of the Berlin Wall on US-Soviet relations. - Kennedy’s visit to Berlin in 1963. Lesson 2: The Crisis Over Cuba, 1962 - Soviet relations with Cuba, the Cuban Revolution and the refusal of the USA to recognise Castro’s government. - The significance of the Bay of Pigs incident. - The events of the Cuban Missile Crisis. - The consequences of the Cuban Missile Crisis: the ‘hotline’, the Limited Test Ban Treaty 1963; the Outer Space Treaty 1967; and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty 1968. Lesson 3: The Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia, 1968 - Opposition in Czechoslovakia to Soviet control: the Prague Spring. - The Brezhnev Doctrine and the re-establishment of Soviet control in Czechoslovakia. - International reaction to Soviet measures in Czechoslovakia. Each lesson is in-depth and comprehensive, with activities, exam questions and hyperlinked videos included throughout.
MrTHistory
Edexcel GCSE Superpower Relations & Cold War, Topic 2: CW Crises - L3: Soviet Invasion Czech, 1968

Edexcel GCSE Superpower Relations & Cold War, Topic 2: CW Crises - L3: Soviet Invasion Czech, 1968

Edexcel Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-91 - Topic 2: Cold War Crises, 1958-1970 - Lesson 3: The Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia, 1968 This is the third of the three lessons in this topic, focusing on... - Opposition in Czechoslovakia to Soviet control: the Prague Spring. - The Brezhnev Doctrine and the re-establishment of Soviet control in Czechoslovakia. - International reaction to Soviet measures in Czechoslovakia. This is an in-depth and comprehensive lesson, with activities, exam questions and hyperlinked videos included throughout.
MrTHistory
Edexcel GCSE Superpower Relations & Cold War, Topic 2: Cold War Crises - L2: Crisis Over Cuba, 1962

Edexcel GCSE Superpower Relations & Cold War, Topic 2: Cold War Crises - L2: Crisis Over Cuba, 1962

Edexcel Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-91 - Topic 2: Cold War Crises, 1958-1970 - Lesson 2: The Crisis Over Cuba, 1962 This is the second of the three lessons in this topic, focusing on... - Soviet relations with Cuba, the Cuban Revolution and the refusal of the USA to recognise Castro’s government. - The significance of the Bay of Pigs incident. - The events of the Cuban Missile Crisis. - The consequences of the Cuban Missile Crisis: the ‘hotline’, the Limited Test Ban Treaty 1963; the Outer Space Treaty 1967; and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty 1968. This is an in-depth and comprehensive lesson, with activities, exam questions and hyperlinked videos included throughout.
MrTHistory
Edexcel GCSE Superpower Relations & Cold War, Topic 2: Cold War Crises - L1: The Berlin Crisis, 1961

Edexcel GCSE Superpower Relations & Cold War, Topic 2: Cold War Crises - L1: The Berlin Crisis, 1961

Edexcel Superpower Relations and the Cold War, 1941-91 - Topic 2: Cold War Crises, 1958-1970 - Lesson 1: The Berlin Crisis, 1961 This is the first of the three lessons in this topic, focusing on... - The refugee problem in Berlin - Khrushchev’s Berlin ultimatum (1958) - The summit meetings of 1959–61. - The construction of the Berlin Wall, 1961. - The Impact of the construction of the Berlin Wall on US-Soviet relations. - Kennedy’s visit to Berlin in 1963. This is an in-depth and comprehensive lesson, with activities, exam questions and hyperlinked videos included throughout.
MrTHistory