Edexcel GCSE History - Personal Learning Checklists (PLC's)

Edexcel GCSE History - Personal Learning Checklists (PLC's)

Edexcel GCSE History - Personal Learning Checklists (PLC's) Each personal learning checklist can be used by students to monitor their personal progress and understanding as you move through the teaching of each section of the course. The PLC's included are: 1. Crime and Punishment in Britain & Whitechapel (PAPER 1) 2. Warfare and British Society & London and the Second World War (PAPER 1) 3. Early Elizabethan England (PAPER 2) 4. Superpower Relations and the Cold War (PAPER 2) 5. Weimar and Nazi Germany (PAPER 3)
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Nazi Germany: The Nazi Dictatorship 1933-39 - The Terror State and Propaganda

Nazi Germany: The Nazi Dictatorship 1933-39 - The Terror State and Propaganda

This is the second lesson in a topic titled 'The Nazi Dictatorship, 1933-1939'. This is the first topic (1/3) in a study of Nazi Germany, 1933-1945. The lesson is titled 'The Terror State and Propaganda' and is aimed at A-Level students. It is of particular relevance to those studying the new AQA A-Level, option 2O. The first presentation examines areas such as Dualism, the police state (SS, Gestapo etc) and the Blomberg-Fritsch Crisis. The second presentation examines Nazi propaganda, focusing on areas such as literature, cinema, radio, speeches, rallies, newspapers and the arts.
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The Murder of Thomas Becket, 1170

The Murder of Thomas Becket, 1170

This is a complete lesson on the Murder of Thomas Becket, 1170. - 'Do Now' starter - Whole class reading of the story, with accompanying questions for students to complete. - Card sort activity regarding who was to blame, followed by a concluding judgements activity. - Relevant contextual videos - Homework task - This lesson also includes an assessment, requiring students to answer a 'narrative account' question. A detailed marking grid has also been included for students to stick in books at the end. This also includes 'purple pen tasks'. I found this managed to cut my marking time in half.
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Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 2: Hitler's Rise to Power, L1: Early Development Nazi Party

Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 2: Hitler's Rise to Power, L1: Early Development Nazi Party

Edexcel GCSE History: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-39 - Topic 2: Hitler's Rise to Power, 1919-1933 - Lesson 1: The Early Development of the Nazi Party, 1920-23 Key focuses of this lesson include... - Hitler's early career - The early growth of the Nazi party - How the Nazis appealed to the people - Analysis of key features - Führerprinzip, 25 Point Programme, Origins of the Swastika etc. - The role and significance of the SA - Relevant hyperlinked videos - A number of different questions and activites - Practice exam questions, with accompanying detailed exam technique guides for these questions.
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World War 2: The Dunkirk Evacuation - Triumph or Disaster?

World War 2: The Dunkirk Evacuation - Triumph or Disaster?

Complete lesson on the 1940 Dunkirk evacuation that occurred in the early stages of World War 2. Key focuses include... - 'Do Now' starter activity - Contextual information - lots of chances for class reading and discussion opportunities. Questions for students to complete are also included throughout. - Comparisons of British and German reports of the event. - Source analysis activity (differentiated) requiring students to reach their own decision about whether Dunkirk was a triumph or a disaster overall. - Many educational videos and clips from the recent 2017 film are included at relevant points throughout the lesson.
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Medieval England: Crime and Punishment

Medieval England: Crime and Punishment

This is a complete lesson, designed for Key Stage 3, on Crime and Punishment in Medieval England. This lesson includes reading and discussion opportunities, a number of different activities and many educational videos.
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Nazi Germany: The Nazi Dictatorship 1933-39 - Hitler's Consolidaiton of Power, March 1933-1934

Nazi Germany: The Nazi Dictatorship 1933-39 - Hitler's Consolidaiton of Power, March 1933-1934

This is the first lesson in a topic titled 'The Nazi Dictatorship, 1933-1939'. This is the first topic (1/3) in a study of Nazi Germany, 1933-1945. The lesson is titled 'Hitler’s consolidation of power: March 1933–1934' 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... - Hitler's situation and dilemmas in 1933-4 - The extent to which Germany underwent 'revolution' in 1933-4 - The position of the SA, examining the power struggle and problem of Rohm. - The Night of the Long Knives and its significance (hyperlinked video also included). - Homework task and activities for students to complete.
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Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, L1: Origins of the Republic, 1918-19

Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, L1: Origins of the Republic, 1918-19

Edexcel GCSE History: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-39 - Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, 1918-29 - Lesson 1: The Origins of the Republic, 1918-19 This is the first lesson in this topic, focusing on... - The legacy of the First World War. - The abdication of the Kaiser - The armistice and revolution, 1918–19. - The setting up of the Weimar Republic. - The strengths and weaknesses of the new Constitution.
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Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, L2: Early Challenges, Treaty Versailles

Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, L2: Early Challenges, Treaty Versailles

Edexcel GCSE History: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-39 - Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, 1918-29 - Lesson 2.1: The Early Challenges to the Weimar Republic, 1919-23 - The Treaty of Versailles This lesson is full of reading, activities and videos, focusing on... - Reasons for the early unpopularity of the Republic - The ‘stab in the back’ theory - Key terms of the Treaty of Versailles. - Exam questions and skills (Inference and Utility questions)
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Edexcel GCSE History: Weimar & Nazi Germany, 1918-39 - Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, 1918-29

Edexcel GCSE History: Weimar & Nazi Germany, 1918-39 - Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, 1918-29

Edexcel GCSE History: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-39 Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, 1918-29 - Lesson 1: The Origins of the Republic, 1918-19 - Lesson 2.1: The Early Challenges to the Weimar Republic, 1919-23 - The Treaty of Versailles - Lesson 2.2: The Early Challenges to the Weimar Republic, 1919-23 - Challenges from the Left and Right - Lesson 2.3: The Early Challenges to the Weimar Republic, 1919-23 - Hyperinflation - Lesson 3: The recovery of the Republic, 1924–29 - Lesson 4: Changes in Society, 1924–29 Each lesson is in-depth and comprehensive, with activities, exam questions, skills and hyperlinked videos included throughout.
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Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 1: The Weimar Republic: All Early Challenges to the Weimar Republic (Versailles, Political Opposition, Hyperinflation)

Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 1: The Weimar Republic: All Early Challenges to the Weimar Republic (Versailles, Political Opposition, Hyperinflation)

Edexcel GCSE History: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-39 Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, 1918-29 - Lesson 2.1: The Early Challenges to the Weimar Republic, 1919-23 - The Treaty of Versailles - Lesson 2.2: The Early Challenges to the Weimar Republic, 1919-23 - Challenges from the Left and Right - Lesson 2.3: The Early Challenges to the Weimar Republic, 1919-23 - Hyperinflation
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Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, L2: Early Challenges, Hyperinflation

Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, L2: Early Challenges, Hyperinflation

Edexcel GCSE History: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-39 - Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, 1918-29 - Lesson 2.3: The Early Challenges to the Weimar Republic, 1919-23 - Hyperinflation This lesson is full of reading, activities and videos, focusing on... - The challenges of 1923 - Hyperinflation - The reasons for, and effects of, the French occupation of the Ruhr. - Exam questions and skills (Utility and Causation questions)
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Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, L2: Early Challenges, Left and Right

Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, L2: Early Challenges, Left and Right

Edexcel GCSE History: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-39 - Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, 1918-29 - Lesson 2.2: The Early Challenges to the Weimar Republic, 1919-23 - Challenges from the Left and Right This lesson is full of reading, activities and videos, focusing on... - Challenges to the Republic from Left and Right: Spartacists, Freikorps and the Kapp Putsch. - Exam questions and skills (Inference questions)
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History Skills - Chronology, Significance, Bias

History Skills - Chronology, Significance, Bias

Series of 3 lessons designed for KS3 students, examining the concepts of Chronology, Significance and Bias. Each lesson is clear and easy to follow and is full of activities and discussion opportunities.
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Medieval England: Religion and the Church

Medieval England: Religion and the Church

Medieval England: Religion and the Church This is a complete lesson, designed for Key Stage 3, on religion and the Church in Medieval England. Key focuses include 'Doom Paintings' and the Structure and importance of the Church. This lesson includes reading, a number of differentiated activities and educational videos.
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Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, Lesson 4: Changes in Society, 1924–29

Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, Lesson 4: Changes in Society, 1924–29

Edexcel GCSE History: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-39 - Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, 1918-29 - Lesson 4: Changes in Society, 1924–29 This lesson is full of reading, activities and videos, focusing on... - Changes in the standard of living, including wages, housing, unemployment insurance. - Changes in the position of women in work, politics and leisure. - Cultural changes: developments in architecture, art and the cinema. - Exam questions and skills (Causation question)
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Edexcel GCSE Crime & Punishment, Historic Environment: Whitechapel, Lesson 1 - Introduction

Edexcel GCSE Crime & Punishment, Historic Environment: Whitechapel, Lesson 1 - Introduction

Edexcel GCSE Crime & Punishment, The Historic Environment - Whitechapel, 1870-1900: Crime, Policing and the Inner City. Lesson 1 - Introduction. This is a skills based introductory lesson, aiming to get students thinking in a way that is necessary for performing well in this section of the exam. This is done through an investigation and examination of crimes that took place in the period. The lesson is full of reading, discussion opportunities and a number of different activities for students to complete throughout the lesson. I have also included and introductory lesson to the Historic Environment section of the course. This shows students how they will be assessed in this section of the paper and what skills they will need to demonstrate.
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Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, L3: Recovery of the Republic, 1924-29

Edexcel Weimar & Nazi Germany, Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, L3: Recovery of the Republic, 1924-29

Edexcel GCSE History: Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-39 - Topic 1: The Weimar Republic, 1918-29 - Lesson 3: The recovery of the Republic, 1924–29 This lesson is full of reading, activities and videos, focusing on... - Reasons for economic recovery, including the work of Stresemann, the Rentenmark, the Dawes and Young Plans and American loans and investment. - The impact on domestic policies of Stresemann’s achievements abroad: the Locarno Pact, joining the League of Nations and the Kellogg-Briand Pact.
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