The Space Race - KS3 lesson

The Space Race - KS3 lesson

A fun and engaging lesson that is ideal for KS3 students. This lesson allows students to develop their knowledge and understanding of the following why the space race happened the achievements of both the USA and the USSR Students can form their judgement on who won the space race and produce a creative piece of work which is great for display. This is also the opportunity for students to analyse some historical sources as part of this lesson.
Brooksy1992
Daily life under communism

Daily life under communism

Lecture by Anna Funder at the University of Reykjavik, 22 September, 2012, Daily life under communism. Funder gives an insight into her work, Stasiland, including the dissidents and Stasi men that she interviewed and what they revealed about life in East Germany, 1945-1989. This resource includes the YouTube video and worksheet to accompany the video.
WayneWoods
Cold War In Asia Bundle

Cold War In Asia Bundle

This includes a range of powerpoints and presentations for GCSE or A Level work on the Cold War in Asia. With elements of assessment, and from Kennedy to Nixon, this bundle covers some of the most important political, social and economic events of the 60’s an early 70’s.
joeyw1
Was Nixon justified in bombing Cambodia and Laos?

Was Nixon justified in bombing Cambodia and Laos?

Was Nixon justified in bombing Cambodia and Laos? Using sources and knowledge on worksheets/slides students will assess the actions of Nixon towards Cambodia and Laos. Was he morally right to bomb these people? and place? Was there any real political gain? or did it cause more harm than good? Pupils will also get the chance to work on an image and understand how it could be manipulated by both sides to suit their needs
joeyw1
How did Nixon change US policy in Vietnam?

How did Nixon change US policy in Vietnam?

How did Nixon change US policy in Vietnam? This offers two similar powerpoints but pitched at either GCSE or A Level (this requires some pages of Cold War in Asia textbook Hodder Education) to suit your needs. It looks at the policy of Vietnamisation, Madman Theory and the Paris Peace Conference with an excellent A3 table to trace the change of Nixon’s policy over his entire Presidency with some applicable assessment opportunity at the end.
joeyw1
Why did LBJ continue with the war in Vietnam?

Why did LBJ continue with the war in Vietnam?

This lesson introduces LBJ and invites pupils to explore his views on communism, the war in Vietnam and the reasons for his continuation of it. It encourages pupils to assess the nature of continuity and change from JFK to LBJ and the strength of the ‘Containment Trap’ . This requires the OCR Hodder education textbook - Cold War in Asia
joeyw1
Who gained the most from the Tet Offensive?

Who gained the most from the Tet Offensive?

This all inclusive Powerpoint details what the Tet Offensive was and its greater significance in the Vietnam War. Set against the backdrop of the Cold War, the central task requires pupils to think short term, long term and holistically at the event - analysing and assessing a range of points and evidence to decide which side benefited the most from the Tet Offensive. It is suitable and adaptable for GCSE or A Level with differentiated slides to be deleted and amended as required
joeyw1
If Kennedy would have lived - would he have got out of Vietnam?

If Kennedy would have lived - would he have got out of Vietnam?

This lesson can be adapted to suit the following courses A LEVEL OCR Cold War in Asia GCSE Edexcel - USA problems at home and abroad This requires the hodder - CW in Asia Textbook - cannot include for copyright reasons Whilst giving detailed slides of notes, it also provides students with a stimulating challenge of assessing the options available to JFK and builds on their assessment of significance and importance skills.
joeyw1
Cold War

Cold War

Range of resources which cover the Cold War from 1943-1970s. Includes assessments and homeworks.
franshah
Detente

Detente

Resources covering key events in the ending of the Cold War, including the role of China and SALT I. Exam tech is related to the new iGCSE Edexcel course, but could be easily altered. Includes assessments and homework.
franshah
Cold War 1960s

Cold War 1960s

Resources covering key events in the Cold War during the 1. Exam tech is related to the new iGCSE Edexcel course, but could be easily altered. Includes assessments and homework.
franshah
Cold War 1950s

Cold War 1950s

Resources covering key events in the Cold War during the 1950s. Exam tech is related to the new iGCSE Edexcel course, but could be easily altered. Includes assessments and homework.
franshah
Cold War 1945-49

Cold War 1945-49

resources covering key events in the Cold War 1945-49. Includes all resources and homework. Exam Qs are related to the new Edexcel iGCSE 9-1 spec, but could be easiy altered.
franshah
Causes of the Cold War GCSE

Causes of the Cold War GCSE

Resources which cover the causes of the Cold War. Exam tech is related to the Edexcel iGCSE 9-1 Spec, but could easily be adapted. Includes all resources and homeworks needed
franshah
YEAR 9 - Final Examination Paper

YEAR 9 - Final Examination Paper

All you need to test your students for the Year 8 History .Quiz, revision activities and a long exam paper. The topics that are covered are: World War 1, Interwar Years, World War 2 and Cold War. The duration of the paper is 1 hour and 30 minutes. Get it you will not regret it!
MrFokion
End of the Cold War and revision

End of the Cold War and revision

Briefly covers reasons the Cold War came to an end. Then, a ‘round the clock’ style activity in which students have packs covering the following topics: 1 – Communism vs. capitalism 2 – Superpower tensions 3 – The Iron Curtain 4 – The Berlin Blockade and airlift 5 – The Berlin Wall 6 – Tensions between Cuba and US 7 – USSR involvement 8 – Missiles discovered – US respond 9 – Bombs called off 10 –US and USSR détente (decrease of tensions) 11 – Gorbachev’s role 12 – European revolutions (inc. Berlin wall) 8 minutes per information sheet to make notes and use own knowledge to add further detail.
HistoryResourceBank
Try before you buy!

Try before you buy!

We have put together some samples of our work on the Cold War unit, so that you can see for yourself why teachers and students love our lessons!
HistoryResourceBank
The Cuban Missile Crisis

The Cuban Missile Crisis

Fully resourced lesson, with challenging source skills starter, questions throughout, main activity, extension tasks and plenary AfL. Easily printable resources within the ppt. Originally designed for Y9 High Ability. Lesson outcomes which are as follows: To identify the causes of the Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962. To describe the events of the ‘thirteen days’. To evaluate the reasons why the Cold War did not turn ‘hot’ in 1962.
HistoryResourceBank
Why did the Cold War begin?

Why did the Cold War begin?

Fully resourced lesson, with challenging starter, main activity, extension tasks throughout and plenary AfL. Easily printable resources within the ppt. Originally designed for Y9 High Ability. Looks at the ideologies of capitalism and communism, and then lesson outcomes which are as follows: To identify why there were tensions between the Allies by 1945. To describe how the USSR gained control of Eastern Europe by 1947. To explain why the Cold War had broken out by 1948.
HistoryResourceBank
Was it right to bomb Hiroshima - BBC Guide - Supporting Worksheet

Was it right to bomb Hiroshima - BBC Guide - Supporting Worksheet

This is a supporting worksheet for the BBC Guide - Was it right to bomb Hiroshima? - http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/zq7yg82 The resource was written for Ks4 as an independent/extension/ enrichment task but could be used at KS3 for more able students. This resource has been written in publisher to an A3 format and can be saved as a pdf for A4 printing.
callum2310
Korean War Memorial Design Competition

Korean War Memorial Design Competition

This lesson uses the real submissions for the Korean War Memorial in Washington, D.C., as a form of revision. The students need to create their own selection criteria for the Memorial using their own knowledge. They then are able to critique the top four submissions as selected in the 1980s. An easy extension/homework exercise would be for students to design and explain their own memorial.
vkeitel
Cold War Origins

Cold War Origins

Several useful worksheets and lessons from a new teaching pack includes … Key word starters Seeds of conflict Yalta Potsdam Source skills Useful Youtube link is by Mr Simon Hinds
Ichistory
SAMPLE Cold War and Henry VIII Calendar 2018 -Edexcel Paper 2

SAMPLE Cold War and Henry VIII Calendar 2018 -Edexcel Paper 2

This resource can be used to share with students key events in the life of Henry VIII and the Cold War August to December 2018. The PAID version is from August to July 2018-2019 and the variations allow for you to present the dates with or without images and with the Universal Calendar you can use it again and again. The PDFs means you can open the files on almost any system and print from there. Feel free to edit the XLS files put do share credit with myself. Other Calendars will be available shortly and I will be updating my own throughout the year to improve on this further for 2019-2010. All images were free to use.
teacherstevenson
Cold War & Henry VIII Calendar - Edexcel History Paper 2

Cold War & Henry VIII Calendar - Edexcel History Paper 2

This resource can be used to share with students key events in the life of Henry VIII and the Cold War The variations allow for you to present the dates with or without images and with the Universal Calendar you can use it again and again. The PDFs means you can open the files on almost any system and print from there. Feel free to edit the XLS files put do share credit with myself. Other Calendars will be available shortly and I will be updating my own throughout the year to improve on this further for 2019-2010. All images were free to use.
teacherstevenson
SAMPLE Cold War 2018 Calendar OTD

SAMPLE Cold War 2018 Calendar OTD

This resource can be used to share with students key events in the Cold War from August 2018 to November 2018. There is a full version available for purchase. In it the variations allow for you to present the dates with or without images and with the Universal Calendar you can use it again and again. The PDFs means you can open the files on almost any system and print from there. Feel free to edit the XLS files put do share credit with myself. Other Calendars will be available shortly and I will be updating my own throughout the year to improve on this further for 2019-2010. All images were free to use.
teacherstevenson
Cold War Calendars On This Day 2018 (Edexcel)

Cold War Calendars On This Day 2018 (Edexcel)

This resource can be used to share with students key events of the Cold War. The variations allow for you to present the dates with or without images and with the Universal Calendar you can use it again and again. The PDFs means you can open the files on almost any system and print from there. Feel free to edit the XLS files put do share credit with myself. Other Calendars will be available shortly and I will be updating my own throughout the year to improve on this further for 2019-2010. All images were free to use.
teacherstevenson