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Causes of WWII

Causes of WWII

A series of lesson that look the different possible causes of WWII with a writing task for assessment

By Ingthorhall

AQA 8145 - conflict in asia 1950-75: Introduction to the Cold War

AQA 8145 - conflict in asia 1950-75: Introduction to the Cold War

Lesson introducing the causes of the Cold War and context of 1950. Video starter, paired card sort categorising causes of the Cold War - use to create a mind map, introduce location of Korea and notion of why the USA and USSR could not directly fight each other, source plenary linked to 4 mark "source supports/opposes...how do you know?" question.

By LauraMeadowcroft

History of World War 2 PPT

History of World War 2 PPT

Outstanding 145 slide PPT on the history of World War 2. Provides a complete overview of every topic pupils need to know with plenty of maps, graphics and detailed points to create engaging lessons. Quiz questions throughout help check and test pupil learning.

By Polaphuca

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Movie Viewing Guide

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Movie Viewing Guide

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas movie guide introduces students to a tragic, powerful story that encourages students to think about the horrors of WWII and identify why critical thinking is important to make sure we don’t repeat the mistakes of history. Give your students the opportunity to explore the dangers of ‘groupthink’ in a safe environment so they can be leaders and not followers. Take full advantage of the learning opportunities in this film by using this 5 page PDF movie guide. Journey through the movie as a class, pause at the designated times, and discuss and answer 13 high-level short answer and essay questions. For more product images and sample questions please visit: http://k12movieguides.com/product/boy-in-striped-pajamas-movie-guide/ Is this movie guide worth it? Check out the reviews and ratings of my other guides, check out the preview file for this product, and download my free Kung Fu Panda 3 Movie Guide here to try before you buy. An answer key is not included as many questions are open-ended and encourage students to analyze the film. Many answers will not fit into a 'box'. Students are encouraged to construct their own meaning from the characters' dialogue and behavior. Here are my tips for using this movie guide in your classroom: -Print one, double-sided movie guide for each student -Preview each question on the movie guide as you come to it before resuming the movie -Pause at the times designated on the movie guide and help students if necessary -Discussion here is great, encourage and allow students to share their ideas and thoughts for any question -Discourage students from simply copying answers -If needed, and if time allows, feel free to rewind and show important parts of the movie for additional analysis -After completing the short answers on the movie guide, allow about 10 minutes for each essay question at the end -On average, completing this movie guide will require about 45 minutes in addition to the length of the movie Your feedback, ratings, likes and follows are appreciated: *Follow me on Pinterest : ) https://www.pinterest.com/teachertrav/ *Like my Facebook page : ) https://www.facebook.com/k12movieguides/ *Subscribe to my blog : ) http://k12movieguides.com/ *Follow me on Instagram : ) https://www.instagram.com/teachertravis/

By travis82

The Book Thief Movie Viewing Guide

The Book Thief Movie Viewing Guide

The Book Thief, based on the 2005 novel by Markus Zusak, is an insightful journey into the life of a German family during WWII. Engage students with this movie guide that encourages deep thinking about the issues behind the Nazi regime and how they systematically stole the humanity away from so many people. There is also plenty of beauty in this movie as students explore the relationships between the brave characters in this film, their character traits and how Liesel develops her literary skill. Discuss with your students the 12 high-level, short answer and essay questions by pausing at the designated times on the movie guide. See the thumbnails for example questions and the preview file for higher resolution sample questions. For more product images and sample questions please visit: http://k12movieguides.com/product/book-thief-movie-guide/ Is this movie guide worth it? Check out the reviews and ratings of my other guides, check out the preview file for this product, and download my free Kung Fu Panda 3 Movie Guide here to try before you buy. An answer key is not included as many questions are open-ended and encourage students to analyze the film. Many answers will not fit into a 'box'. Students are encouraged to construct their own meaning from the characters' dialogue and behavior. Here are my tips for using this movie guide in your classroom: -Print one, double-sided movie guide for each student -Preview each question on the movie guide as you come to it before resuming the movie -Pause at the times designated on the movie guide and help students if necessary -Discussion here is great, encourage and allow students to share their ideas and thoughts for any question -Discourage students from simply copying answers -If needed, and if time allows, feel free to rewind and show important parts of the movie for additional analysis -After completing the short answers on the movie guide, allow about 10 minutes for each essay question at the end -On average, completing this movie guide will require about 45 minutes in addition to the length of the movie Your feedback, ratings, likes and follows are appreciated: *Follow me on Pinterest : ) https://www.pinterest.com/teachertrav/ *Like my Facebook page : ) https://www.facebook.com/k12movieguides/ *Subscribe to my blog : ) http://k12movieguides.com/ *Follow me on Instagram : ) https://www.instagram.com/teachertravis/

By travis82

AQA 8145 - America 1920-70 Part 3: Post-War America

AQA 8145 - America 1920-70 Part 3: Post-War America

9 lessons covering all required content for Part 3 of America 1920-70 - Post-War America. Content includes: Post-war boom and American Dream Rock and roll and the 'teenager' McCarthyism Civil Rights in the 1950s and 60s The role of King Black Power Kennedy and Johnson Feminism

By LauraMeadowcroft

Why the USA entered World War 2 PPT

Why the USA entered World War 2 PPT

Excellent 34 slide PPT setting out clearly all the reasons why the USA entered into World War 2. It looks at its pre-War isolationism and how it supported the allies before finally entering the conflict. Very clear and well designed PPT.

By Polaphuca