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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.
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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.
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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. Activities, exam questions and hyperlinked videos are included throughout the lessons.
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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. Hyperlinked videos, activities and exam questions are also included.
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. Hyperlinked videos, activities and exam questions are also included.
MrTHistory
World War One: Conscientious Objectors

World War One: Conscientious Objectors

Complete lesson on conscientious objectors. Focuses include... - Source analysis activities throughout the lesson - Contextual information - chances for reading, recording and discussion - Hyperlinked documentary and differentiated question sheets for students to answer as they watch - Plenary activity and Homework
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Edexcel Superpower relations and the Cold War -  narrative activity worksheet

Edexcel Superpower relations and the Cold War - narrative activity worksheet

Narrative question worksheets (with a differentiated version). Students link the events to the correct question. Sequence the events before using the word and sentence stem boxes to write up a response. Perfect for practicing exam technique and revising key events. Useful for a starter task or a homework activity or ideal for a skills lesson activity. 6 example questions included. Remind students that in the exam they have to explain 3 developments and that they should add their own knowledge when writing up. In the examination students should aim to spend 10 minutes writing up this question, so this could be a timed activity. I give my classes 15 minutes to cut out the labels, sequence them, add the extra knowledge and write up a response. It's important that the students start to get into the habit of arranging and sequencing the events and using the linking language. Terms of Use: Purchase of this item entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use only. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from the author. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under copyright even when edited. Pasting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Copyright 2017
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GCSE Superpower relations & the Cold War Consequence Card Sorts

GCSE Superpower relations & the Cold War Consequence Card Sorts

A selection of cards sorts to help students revise for Question 1 for the Edexcel examination spec. Students match the consequences to the event. These cards sort cover units 1 & unit 2. Colour coded differentiated version included too. These are perfect for a starter, plenary, revision lessons/ activities, homework or can easily be made into a lesson, for example practice writing up a Q1 or could be used to compare the significance of events. Please leave feedback if you found these resources helpful :) Terms of Use: Purchase of this item entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use only. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from the author. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under copyright even when edited. Pasting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Copyright 2017.
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The Weimar Republic: The Golden Age, 1924-1928

The Weimar Republic: The Golden Age, 1924-1928

The Weimar Republic: The Golden Age, 1924-1928 Lesson 1. Economic Developments Lesson 2. Social Developments Lesson 3. Political Developments and the Workings of Democracy Lesson 4. Germany's International Position These lessons have been designed for A-Level students and would be of particular relevance for those studying the new AQA A-Level, Paper 2O
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The Weimar Republic: The Golden Age, 1924-1928 - Political Developments and Workings of Democracy

The Weimar Republic: The Golden Age, 1924-1928 - Political Developments and Workings of Democracy

This is the third lesson in a topic on the 'Golden Age' of the Wiemar Republic, 1924-1928. The lesson is titled 'The Weimar Republic: Political Developments and Workings of Democracy' and is aimed at A-Level students. It is of particular relevance to those studying the new AQA A-Level, option 2O. Key focuses include... - Levels of political stability - Coalition politics - In depth examination of major parties - President Hindenburg - Limitations of the political system
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