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History, Government and Politics. From GCSE to A level you will find something that catches both your eye and the eye of your students.

History, Government and Politics. From GCSE to A level you will find something that catches both your eye and the eye of your students.
Bullet Text Version: IGCSE Edexcel Changing Nature of Warfare 1918 - 2011

Bullet Text Version: IGCSE Edexcel Changing Nature of Warfare 1918 - 2011

Changing Nature of Warfare 1918 - 2011 I have updated and written a first draft, which has been partially edited, and I hope to sell this as a book, and will be releasing this soon as possible. With a student book, teachers book and a bundle with the book and a large number of lessons. This first draft will also be published and released on Amazon in the near future. Preface: This book intends to give as much information as possible about the history of Warfare and relate it to the Igcse Edexcel exam board. Alex Kerr has been teaching History and Politics for 10 years, a graduate of Oxford Brookes University, as well as having completed a PGCE at The Institute of Education, London and recently completing courses at the Johann Cruyff Institute, Barcelona. Chapter 1; War, huh, what is it good for? Chapter 2; The Nature of Warfare in the early 1930’s. Tanks, Navy, Military Aircraft, Artillery and Gas. Chapter 3; The Changing Nature of Sea Warfare. Battle of the Atlantic, Nuclear Submarines, Aircraft Carriers, Battle of the Pacific including, Pearl Harbor, Battle of the Coral Sea and the Battle for Midway and The Falklands Conflict. Chapter 4; Land Warfare during WW2. Blitzkrieg, Invasion of Poland, Invasion of the Low Countries and France, Operation Barbarossa and Battle of the Bulge. Chapter 5; The Changing Nature of Air Warfare. The Battle of Britain, The Blitz, V weapons and allied bombing of Germany. Chapter 7; Middle Eastern Conflicts The Six Day War, The War of Yom Kippur, The First Gulf War, and The Second Gulf War. Chapter 8; Guerrilla Warfare Purpose of Guerrilla Warfare or Blitzkrieg, Blitzkrieg vs guerrilla Strategy, Strategy and tactics of Guerrilla Warfare, Vietnam war and Afghanistan war. Chapter 9; Amphibious Operations World War 2: D-Day, What was the Allies’ plan? And Deception: Operation Bodyguard. Chapter 10; The Atom Bomb Reasons for dropping atom bombs in 1945 and The Bombing of Hiroshima Chapter 11; Cold War The Cold War, The nuclear arms race, The arms race 1945-60, ICBMs, Mutual Assured Destruction (MAD Theory), The arms race 1960-91, MIRVs, Détente and Arms Reduction Talks, Attempts at arms limitation and End of the Arms Race. Chapter 12; 21st Century Warfare at the beginning of the twenty-first century, Impact of terrorism, Different types of terrorist acts, 9/11, High tech weapons, The arms race 1960-91, MIRVs, Détente and Arms Reduction Talks, Attempts at arms limitation and End of the Arms Race.
Alexkerr
From Wiemar Republic to Nazi Dictatorship 1933-1934: Rise of the dictatorship.

From Wiemar Republic to Nazi Dictatorship 1933-1934: Rise of the dictatorship.

This resource contains a variety of individual, class and group tasks for students to work on, as well as a systematic and animated break down of Hitler’s rise to power. It starts off with Lesson objectives. Then a simple diagram of the Weimar Republic, which moves on to a detailed break down of the functions of the different parts of the federal government. Then moves onto a timeline of events. Finally, an animated break down of Hitler’s rise to power, and him taking over each event, with each event linked to the government. Homework at the end.
Alexkerr
IGCSE Edexcel Chapter 4 Land Warfare for Changing Nature of Warfare.

IGCSE Edexcel Chapter 4 Land Warfare for Changing Nature of Warfare.

This is a part of my book, which I will be releasing in the near future. This focuses on Land Battles. With focus on battles of World War 2, the Middle East, and Guerilla Warfare. With the following battles: Invasion of Poland Invasion of the Low countries and France Operation Barbarossa Battle of the Bulge The Six Day War The War of Yom Kippur First Gulf War The Second Gulf War Vietnam war Afghanistan war There is even a section detailing change and continuity.
Alexkerr
Edexcel IGCSE Changing Nature of Warfare. Chapter 3. Sea Warfare.

Edexcel IGCSE Changing Nature of Warfare. Chapter 3. Sea Warfare.

This is part of a book that I am constructing for the course Changing Nature of Warfare . This is chapter 3, of my book, on changing Nature of Sea Warfare. This should be good enough for students to read and learn about the importance of continuity and change. There are details on methods of warfare changing at Sea from World War 2 to the Falklands: Battle of the Atlantic, Nuclear Submarines, Aircraft Carriers, Battle of the Pacific including, Pearl Harbour, Battle of the Coral Sea and the Battle for Midway The Falklands Conflict Then a summary of change and continuity.
Alexkerr
Civil Rights recap lesson of events

Civil Rights recap lesson of events

This is a lesson on the Civil Rights era and is designed to do a quick and strong recap on the civil rights movement of the 1950-60s. It contains: A starter picture task, lesson question, An animated chronological recap of key events over the era, A list of the events, An animated chronological recap of the government and what they do. Plus homework.
Alexkerr
AQA: Elizabeth 1, Catholics, Protestants and Puritans.

AQA: Elizabeth 1, Catholics, Protestants and Puritans.

You will need the following books to support this: Reign of Elizabeth, Marie Rowlands (English Catholics in the Reign of Elizabeth 1), which can be found at: Access To History: Elizabeth 1 - Religion and Foreign Affairs 2nd Edition, John Warren Published 2002, ISBN 978 0340846896 AQA History, The Triumph of Elizabeth: Britain, 1547 - 1603,(Known as the blue book in these lesson slides.) Michael Tillbrook, Published 2009, ISBN 978 1 4085 0317 1 Elizabeth I, Anne Somerset, Published 1997, ISBN 978 1 8421 2624 0 Details and activities on Catholics, Puritans ( Conformists/Presbyterians/Separatists) and Protestants, with the Act of Supremacy and Mary, Queen of Scots, debate on her impact on Catholicism and rebellion. You should be able to extend this over two lessons.
Alexkerr
Government of Italy, 1861-1921/1922

Government of Italy, 1861-1921/1922

A brief look at the Government of Italy before the take over by Mussolini. Includes diagrams of Government and how laws are passed, tasks, and homework. Details each department's role and allows debate to level of power, the King, Ministers, Chamber of Deputies and Senate.
Alexkerr
Operation market garden

Operation market garden

Written information on the operation, and The Battle of Arnhem. Includes sources tasks, planning the operation task and homework.
Alexkerr
Lesson notes or Revision notes for an Overview of the Cold War nuclear race.

Lesson notes or Revision notes for an Overview of the Cold War nuclear race.

This is just notes to give to students. It details: Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) Mutual Assured Destruction (MAD) Submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) Multiple independently-targeted re-entry vehicles (MIRVs) The Cuban Missile Crisis The Bay of pigs Invasion Medium-range ballistic nuclear missiles (MRBMs) Intermediate-range ballistic nuclear missiles (IRBMs) Détente 1963 Partial Test Ban Treaty 1968 Non-proliferation Treaty 1972 SALT 1 (Strategic Arms Limitations Talks) 1979 SALT 2 (Strategic Arms Limitations Talks) 1982 START Strategic Arms Limitation Talks 3 1987 Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF)
Alexkerr
The consequences of Dr. Martin Luther King's death.

The consequences of Dr. Martin Luther King's death.

This is a G.C.S.E. lesson on the consequences of Dr King. I could not find much on line, so I built this myself. It includes starters, reading material, lesson tasks, and homework. Enjoy! Even some questions on the Black Panthers, Trump and Obama.
Alexkerr
A tool to help answer source questions in history.

A tool to help answer source questions in history.

I had this idea in the summer of 2017, to help students answer the tricky source question, which seems to always cause problems. I had tried anagrams and memory tools, and these helped a lot. This tool, however, changed grades significantly.
Alexkerr
Operation Barbarossa

Operation Barbarossa

A new way of teaching battles, by getting the students of a GCSE class to imagine that they are in charge of the army and getting them to think of how they would commit the German forces. Then having information on how the German's achieved the feat in 1941. The lesson is developed for Edexcel iGCSE classes.
Alexkerr
WW2 and the expanding Japanese Empire

WW2 and the expanding Japanese Empire

A full lesson on the expansion of the Japanese Empire during World War 2. Allow your students to become the leaders of the Japanese Empire and they will decide the direction of the Empire. This is a very interactive lesson for students studying the Changing nature of warfare for Edexcel. The lesson also contains information on the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour, as well as a starter and homework. Enjoy.
Alexkerr
The role of Rasputin in bringing down the Russian Government

The role of Rasputin in bringing down the Russian Government

Lots of lesson task, and lots of information for students to digest. This is an interesting tale, with quite a lot of mystery, which I have included in the tale of Rasputin. Includes a brief timeline, tasks, sources, and a debate, with homework at the end. All of this can be adapted to your students abilities.
Alexkerr
Bloody Sunday and other risings 1905

Bloody Sunday and other risings 1905

A full lesson on Bloody Sunday, with quotes from key figures, lesson tasks galore, and detailed information for you and your students to discuss. This is for A level, and could easily be adapted for GCSE.
Alexkerr
Edexcel IGCSE The history of Medicine 1850-1950

Edexcel IGCSE The history of Medicine 1850-1950

This is a collection of material for teaching from the breadth study on the changing nature of medicine. Paul Ehrlich Robert Koch Louis Pasteur Ignaz Sommeiweis Wilhelm Roentgen Joseph Lister Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Florence Nightingale Plus a balloon debate, and other games and some source work to help students gain a full understanding of how medicine has changed.
Alexkerr