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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. I have recently published a book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1718040245?pf_rd_p=71cb17e9-f468-4d3f-94d5-a0de44c50a7e&pf_rd_r=N651242J7B714HVHDFCM I have also set up a YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiS0B9bmin-aBgKzGZ5vkdA?view_as=subscriber

History, Government and Politics. From GCSE to A level you will find something that catches both your eye and the eye of your students. I have recently published a book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1718040245?pf_rd_p=71cb17e9-f468-4d3f-94d5-a0de44c50a7e&pf_rd_r=N651242J7B714HVHDFCM I have also set up a YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiS0B9bmin-aBgKzGZ5vkdA?view_as=subscriber
Introduction to the Russian Revolution
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Introduction to the Russian Revolution

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Welcome to the fascinating time of the Russian Revolution, where Kings are toppled, democracy attempted and Communism established. This lesson aims to give a broad overview of why the Russian Revolution began. Looking at many of the facets that caused the collapse including, Economic, Social, Geographical and Political reasons as to the eventual fall of the Tsarist Russian Empire. For additional multi-media resources, the accompanying YouTube channel offers the opportunity to revise and expand on learning in favourite format of youth media. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiS0B9bmin-aBgKzGZ5vkdA?view_as=subscriber
The role of Rasputin in bringing down the Russian Government
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The role of Rasputin in bringing down the Russian Government

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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.
Civil Rights Movement Timeline recap of events
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Civil Rights Movement Timeline recap of events

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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. I have also established a Youtube Channel, which might be helpful to students wanting to learn more: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiS0B9bmin-aBgKzGZ5vkdA?view_as=subscriber
Lesson notes or Revision notes for an Overview of the Cold War nuclear race.
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Lesson notes or Revision notes for an Overview of the Cold War nuclear race.

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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)
Bloody Sunday and other risings 1905
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Bloody Sunday and other risings 1905

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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.
Operation Barbarossa
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Operation Barbarossa

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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. If you would like to know more information about this topic there is now a book, Changing Nature of Warfare: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1718040245?pf_rd_p=71cb17e9-f468-4d3f-94d5-a0de44c50a7e&pf_rd_r=7FA539V21238JNHZ9A8C I have also established a Youtube Channel, which might be helpful to students wanting to learn more: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiS0B9bmin-aBgKzGZ5vkdA?view_as=subscriber
Unit of Work Bullet Textbook: IGCSE Edexcel Changing Nature of Warfare 1918 - 2011
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Unit of Work Bullet Textbook: IGCSE Edexcel Changing Nature of Warfare 1918 - 2011

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Changing Nature of Warfare 1918 - 2011 Welcome to my book on the fascinating period of 1918-2011, covering the a multitude of battles, operations, and various types of warfare. The research and information done has taken several years, and covers in great detail the history of the events, as well as including quotes of the men and women involved, and tips on how to answer the large mark question by giving clear demonstrations on change and continuity, and key Here is a link to the book on Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Changing-Nature-Warfare-1918-IGCSE/dp/1718040245/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1547759719&sr=8-3&keywords=changing+nature+of+warfare With a student book, teachers book and a bundle with the book and a large number of lessons. 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 6; Middle Eastern Conflicts. The Six Day War, The War of Yom Kippur, The First Gulf War, and The Second Gulf War. Chapter 7; Guerrilla Warfare. Purpose of Guerrilla Warfare or Blitzkrieg, Blitzkrieg vs guerrilla Strategy, Strategy and tactics of Guerrilla Warfare, Vietnam war and Afghanistan war. Chapter 8; Amphibious Operations. World War 2: D-Day, What was the Allies’ plan? And Deception: Operation Bodyguard. Chapter 9; Airbourne Operations. Operation Market Garden 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.
Complete IGCSE Edexcel The League of Nations and the U.N course.
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Complete IGCSE Edexcel The League of Nations and the U.N course.

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This is a full unit of work for the Edexcel IGCSE International Organisations including the United Nations and the League of Nations. It contains information on the entire topic over 16 lessons. Including: The League of Nations and United Nations structure. Nansen, Abyssinia, Manchuria, the Wall Street Crash, Palestine, Korea, Congo, Lebanon, Namibia, Serbia, Bosnia, Iraq wars, Somalia and the Sudan. There is homework and differentiated tasks including 4 worksheets… This unit covers it all and ticks all the OFSTED boxes.
US Government
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US Government

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Great set of work sheets, which can easily be converted into one if not multiple lessons. Showing the constitution, federal, state systems of government. Everything has clear labels and should easily teach to your students how the US political system works. There are details on key amendments as well.
WW2 and the expanding Japanese Empire
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WW2 and the expanding Japanese Empire

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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.
Government of Italy, 1861-1921/1922
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Government of Italy, 1861-1921/1922

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

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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.
Reasons for non involvement of Russia, Germany and the USA
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Reasons for non involvement of Russia, Germany and the USA

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Big Idea: Identifying and understanding the reasons why the USA, Russia and Germany were not involved in the League. Aim: Further skills to be developed for analysising sources. For this course you will need the following books: International Relations, 1879–2004 ISBN 9780192853523 The League of Nations and the Organization of Peace ISBN 9781408228211 Access to History: Rivalry and Accord - International Relations 1870-1914, 2nd Edition ISBN-10: 0340804319 ISBN-13: 978-0340804315 I have created a course for Cambridge Internationals As level History, Component One, International Option: The Search for International Peace and Security, 1919–1945. This should help teach any student the entire course, it is advisable that you allow students access to the internet during these lessons. You will have activities, reading, and homework provided. These lessons could easily be adapted to other League of Nations courses.
IGCSE Edexcel The Origins and Course of the First World War, 1905 - 1918 entire unit
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IGCSE Edexcel The Origins and Course of the First World War, 1905 - 1918 entire unit

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If you are doing the IGCSE Edexcel The Origins and Course of the First World War, 1905 - 1918 I have just built the complete course over 12 lessons. I have made this completely free for now as I would like to give back to the teaching community. Your students will need the student book to complete this course with your students. However, there are plenty of exercises and task that do not need the book. So help yourself to a wonderful array of lessons that I hope will help your teaching and enhance your students learning. I would love some reviews of the work, as well as comment and feel free to subscibe and follow my channel. You can find some of my books on Amazon: The changing Nature of Warfare: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Changing-Nature-Warfare-1918-Complete/dp/1796574988/ref=pd_sbs_14_6/258-7693674-7319665?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=1796574988&pd_rd_r=e97c4bfb-2fcd-4abe-9e21-7d674983b8a9&pd_rd_w=W5ifR&pd_rd_wg=nhxzS&pf_rd_p=15756fbb-4ceb-4379-9d2c-7af36daab01e&pf_rd_r=Y6HRS4NW60D2W5SJQ3H1&psc=1&refRID=Y6HRS4NW60D2W5SJQ3H1 The Vietnam Conflict https://www.amazon.co.uk/Vietnam-Conflict-1945-IGCSE-Facts/dp/1095157299/ref=sr_1_2?qid=1565093554&refinements=p_27%3AMr+Alex+Kerr&s=books&sr=1-2&text=Mr+Alex+Kerr Also my travel guide and companion if you are thinking of heading to Sicily: Where should I stay in Sicily? https://www.amazon.co.uk/should-Sicily-Ortigia-Syracuse-Siracusa/dp/1794682473/ref=sr_1_1?crid=MS8UB173L789&keywords=where+should+i+stay+in+sicily&qid=1565093621&s=books&sprefix=Where+should+i+s%2Cstripbooks%2C183&sr=1-1