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Cold War Revision Flash Cards ('Gimme 5')
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Cold War Revision Flash Cards ('Gimme 5')

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My students love using these as a revision tool and also as an in class activity. Each of the twenty three hand-shaped cards has a key topic about the Cold War on it and each finger has a name/date/quote/statistic/fact on. Students learn precise supporting material which really boosts examination success. These aides can be reversed so students can test each other by reading the answers first and guessing the topic also. Once cut out and laminated they make a very handy and mobile revision aide and knowledge on them is extremely precise and exact.
Revision Menu – Stalin’s Russia
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Revision Menu – Stalin’s Russia

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Last year I achieved 94% A*-A in my IGCSE exam results. The year before it was 88%, making the History Department consistently high achieving and one which students want to sign up for. One of the main reasons for this is the detailed and focused set of revision menus I give to my students to help them prepare for exam success. Now you can have them too. Of all of my resources these revision menus are my must-haves! I hope they can be of much use to your students as they are to mine. If you enjoyed this resource please leaf through my collection of other revision menus and resources. This pack focuses on Stalin’s Russia, includes space for student notes, and includes revision content for the following topics: The leadership struggle, 1924-29 Five Year Plans and Collectivisation Purges and Moscow Show Trials Cult of personality and the revision of History The impact of the Second World War
The move to Global War - IB Paper 1 Full Course Notes - 39 Pages
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The move to Global War - IB Paper 1 Full Course Notes - 39 Pages

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This thirty-nine-page pack is the incredibly detailed and complete set of notes I have written for my students. It is basically an entire course on the I.B. Paper 1 Move to Global War in one pack! Notes are broken down into the following sections: How can we explain Japanese expansion in the move to Global War? How did Japan move to Global War? How did Italy fit into inter-war European geopolitics? Why was the international response to the Abyssinian Crisis so weak? How and why did German foreign policy develop? I am confident you will love this resource because there is nothing on the Internet which I have found which offers the same level of breadth and detail on this topic. Your students will find the notes supremely useful and they will help them achieve examination success.
Industrial Revolution Dragon's Den - 14-page full lesson (notes, project pack)
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Industrial Revolution Dragon's Den - 14-page full lesson (notes, project pack)

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My students love this project! In this 14 page pack you will find background information on the Industrial Revolution as well as information cards on 20 different inventions ranging from John Kay’s Flying Shuttle through to James Watt’s Steam Engine. Students need to research their invention and make a case for its historical significance using specific criteria (durability, importance at the time, number effected etc). The class then present to the Dragon’s (for me its usually SLT). This mini-project really brings the past to life and is one of the highlights of my teaching career. I hope you enjoy it as much as my students do.
Sacco-Vanzetti - 18-page full lesson (notes, character cards, card sort, trial)
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Sacco-Vanzetti - 18-page full lesson (notes, character cards, card sort, trial)

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I teach this lesson as part of my unit on 1920s USA and it always proves tremendously successful. Students are allocated one of seven detailed character cards - these include Sacco’s Defence Lawyer Fred Moore and the biased Judge Webster Thayer amongst others. From here students familiarise themselves with their character and work through 15 pieces of evidence ranging from ballistics documents to the hat that Sacco was reported to have worn (it did not fit). Once they have considered the evidence students then use the trial reenactment template provided to act out one of the most famous trials of the Twentieth Century. I get my class to shout out “Sono innocente!” upon news of the verdict and it is always a powerful lesson. I hope you enjoy this series of activities as much as my students do.
IB Authoritarian States Hitler's Germany Entire Course Notes - 52 pages
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IB Authoritarian States Hitler's Germany Entire Course Notes - 52 pages

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This 52-page pack is the incredibly detailed and complete set of notes I have written for my students. It is basically an entire course on Weimar and Nazi Germany in one pack! Suitable for 16+ including GCSE, AP, A Level, and IB students. Notes are broken down into the following sections: What problems did the Weimar Republic face between 1919-23? How did the Weimar Republic recover between 1923-29? Why did the Weimar Republic collapse between 1929-33? How did Hitler consolidate his power between the years 1933-34? Through what methods did Hitler control Germany? Who benefitted from the Nazi state? How did the Nazis control the economy? Who supported and who opposed the Nazi state? What was the Holocaust? I am confident you will love this resource because there is nothing on the Internet which I have found which offers the same level of breadth and detail on this topic. Your students will find the notes supremely useful and they will help them achieve examination success.
Famous Quotes History Posters (x65)
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Famous Quotes History Posters (x65)

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I take great pride in these posters and know how much better they make my classroom look and so I hope you find them useful too! I cover my classroom in them each year and often get cited as the best looking classroom in the school. They cover a range of topics and periods and have deliberately been designed to stimulate thought and discussion in the History classroom. Many of the posters have a quote with either a picture or fact which contradicts it. Others are designed to be hard hitting and in some cases provoke outrage. Using these posters will improve the texture of your teaching by ensuring students are constantly immersed in a rich learning atmosphere/environment. Just print them off in A3 colour and laminate et voila! I have included them as individual JPEGS so they’re easier to print but have also included the original PPT in which I created them in case you want to add any of your own within the original fonts etc. Thanks for stopping by and I hope you can find time to browse my many other resources for History teachers. Kind regards, Daniel
Who killed JFK? - 18-page full lesson (notes, card sort, history mystery matrix)
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Who killed JFK? - 18-page full lesson (notes, card sort, history mystery matrix)

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This is one of my most detailed resources. Students are given a pack of 15 large information cards offering information as to how and why President Kennedy was assassinated and are encouraged to write their findings on the mystery sheets provided at the end of the pack. This is one of my very best lessons and has been designed to encourage students to think, question, collaborate and take risks. During this lesson students will explore the possibility that there was more to JFK’s death than the lone gunman theory and will offer alternatives using precisely selected evidence. I really look forward to delivering this lesson each year and who knows, if President Trump releases the remaining JFK files the mystery could widen! I really hope you enjoy teaching this topic and that you find it gets your students truly acting as young Historians should.
The Battle of Hastings - 5-page full lesson (notes, card sort)
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The Battle of Hastings - 5-page full lesson (notes, card sort)

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After reading through the background information students sift through the 21 evidence cards provided to create columns which show how skill, luck, mistakes, and technology explain the outcome of the Battle of Hastings. This is an ideal task to help scaffold student responses to a piece of extended written work or timed assessment. Cards are colour-coded for differentiation.
IB Authoritarian States C20th China Entire Course Notes - 43 pages
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IB Authoritarian States C20th China Entire Course Notes - 43 pages

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This forty three-page pack is the incredibly detailed and complete set of notes I have written for my students. It is basically an entire course on Twentieth Century in one pack! Suitable for G.C.S.E, AP, A Level, and I.B. students. Notes are broken down into the following sections: What were the causes and events of the revolution? How was China ruled after the revolution? How significant was the May 4th movement? Why did Mao triumph? What changes did Mao make to the economy? What was life like in China under Mao? How successful were Deng’s reforms? Why were people killed on June 4? I am confident you will love this resource because there is nothing on the Internet which I have found which offers the same level of breadth and detail on this topic. Your students will find the notes supremely useful and they will help them achieve examination success.
Germany 1919-45 Revision Flash Cards ('Gimme 5')
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Germany 1919-45 Revision Flash Cards ('Gimme 5')

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My students love using these as a revision tool and also as an in class activity. Each of the twenty seven hand-shaped cards has a key topic about Weimar & Nazi Germany on it and each finger has a name/date/quote/statistic/fact on. Students learn precise supporting material which really boosts examination success. These aides can be reversed so students can test each other by reading the answers first and guessing the topic also. Once cut out and laminated they make a very handy and mobile revision aide and knowledge on them is extremely precise and exact.
Revision Menu – The Cold War
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Revision Menu – The Cold War

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Last year I achieved ninety-four% A*-A in my I G C S E exam results. The year before it was eighty-eight%, making the History Department consistently high achieving and one which students want to sign up for. One of the main reasons for this is the detailed and focused set of revision menus I give to my students to help them prepare for exam success. Now you can have them too. Of all of my resources these revision menus are my must-haves! I hope they can be of much use to your students as they are to mine. If you enjoyed this resource please leaf through my collection of other revision menus and resources. This pack focuses on the Cold War, includes space for student notes, and includes revision content for the following topics: Why did the USA-USSR alliance breakdown? How had USSR gained control of Eastern Europe? How did the USA react to Soviet expansionism? What were the consequences of the Berlin Blockade? Who was more to blame for starting the Cold War: the USA or the USSR? America and events in Korea America and events in Cuba American involvement in Vietnam Why was there opposition to Soviet control in Hungary and Czechoslovakia, and how did the USSR react to this opposition? How similar were events in Hungary and in Czechoslovakia ? Why was the Berlin Wall built in ? What was the significance of Solidarity in Poland for the decline of Soviet influence in Eastern Europe? How far was Gorbachev personally responsible for the collapse of Soviet control over Eastern Europe?
Why do events in the Gulf matter? Entire Course Notes - 34 pages
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Why do events in the Gulf matter? Entire Course Notes - 34 pages

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This thirty four-page pack is the incredibly detailed and complete set of notes I have written for my students. It is basically an entire course on Why do events in the Gulf Matter? in one pack! Suitable for G.C.S.E, AP, A Level, and I.B. students. Notes are broken down into the following sections: How did Saddam Hussein rise to power in Iraq? What was the nature of Saddam Hussein’s rule in Iraq? Why was there a revolution in Iran? What were the causes of the Iran-Iraq War? What were the consequences of the Iran-Iraq War? Why did the First Gulf War take place? I am confident you will love this resource because there is nothing on the Internet which I have found which offers the same level of breadth and detail on this topic.
RMS Titianic - 32-page full lesson (notes, character cards, card sort, debate)
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RMS Titianic - 32-page full lesson (notes, character cards, card sort, debate)

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Background notes * 16 character cards * 48 piece evidence sort This 32-page pack contains background knowledge as well as 16 different character cards to issue to your students, ranging from Captain Smith, ship’s architect Thomas Andrews, down to lesser known characters such as 2nd Officer Charles Lightoller (who failed to fill the lifeboats). Once in character students then work through 48 detailed evidence cards to help them answer the question who was to blame for the large number of deaths (more than 1,500). This is one of my favourite activities and students always find it both fun and interesting and it helps hone historical skills such as evidence handling, refining questions, and formulating arguments. I hope you get as much out of this activity as my students always do.
Weimar & Nazi Germany Card Game - 132 cards
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Weimar & Nazi Germany Card Game - 132 cards

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Teeming with precise and carefully selected evidence my students love playing this game to boost subject knowledge. There are one hundred & thirty two cards (which work best when cut out and laminated) including figures such as the only Jewish representative of the German Olympic squad Helene (Meyer) and Hitler’s British wartime dog (Little Fox), as well as more obvious characters such as Vienna-period Hitler, Goebbels, Himmler etc. On each card there is a key date/event for that person, two precise statistics, and a quotation. Students simply call out a category and the person with the highest card beats the other, winning their card. The objective is to strip your opponent of their cards to win the game. This is a resource I am very proud of and which has received many accolades from students and lesson observations alike. Click on the video link to watch this resource in action.
Slavery and abolitionism - 7-page full lesson (notes, card sort)
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Slavery and abolitionism - 7-page full lesson (notes, card sort)

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In this lesson students read through background information before reading through the extremely detailed evidence cards which they break up into the following factors : the role of abolitionists, economic reasons, and the role of enslaved people. From this scaffold students can then create a piece of extended written work and this lesson works really well as assessment preparation also. Please watch the short video to see just how well this set of resources works in action and in the classroom and I hope your students get just as much out of it as mine.
Opium Wars - 20-page lesson pack (starter PPT, notes, character cards, evidence sort, plenary PPT)
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Opium Wars - 20-page lesson pack (starter PPT, notes, character cards, evidence sort, plenary PPT)

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This is one of my most detailed lessons and one which students love. After a quick starter activity about the significance of the poppy in British-Chinese relations the class read detailed background notes before being issued one of 23 character cards. These range from tea-magnate Thomas Twining to Confucius! In role the students then extract evidence which their character might use to explain how China became to be ruled by foreigners after the Opium Wars. I always follow this up with either a piece of extended writing or even better a debate. Please watch the short video clip attached to see this lesson in action. The lesson includes a separate plenary Power Point also. I hope your students will gain as much from this lesson as I know mine always do. Enjoy!
The fall of Singapore - 8-page full lesson (notes, card sort) - please leave a review!
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The fall of Singapore - 8-page full lesson (notes, card sort) - please leave a review!

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In this lesson students read background information on the fall of Singapore in the Second World War before completing an extremely detailed card sort activity (26 cards) to help them decide on the key reasons Yamashita’s Japanese army defeated that of Percival. The card sort itself is incredibly detailed and was drawn up during my time working and researching in Singapore and has been broken down into colour coordinated factors (Percival’s mistakes, Japanese strengths, British high command decisions, technological shortcomings, and issues with British troops) to promote a structured and factor-led student approach. This activity helps students scaffold historical responses and prepares them well for extended written analysis in a follow up piece of work. It is one of my favourite lessons and I hope your students enjoy it just as much as mine do. If you enjoyed this please check out my other History lessons and resources here - www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/danguiney)