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Detente
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Detente

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Part of Edexcel’s Superpower Relations and Cold War and requires the textbook for one task. A series of optional tasks included.
Cuban Revolution
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Cuban Revolution

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Fully resourced lesson looking at Fidel Castro and the increased tensions between Cuba and the USA. Takes a bit of work, as the sources need to be printed and put into envelopes. I have done in the past, get the kids pretending to work for the CIA, they love it!
The Berlin Wall
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The Berlin Wall

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Fully resourced lesson with question header and model answer as part of Edexcel’s Superpower Relations and the Cold War unit. Thanks @mrfitzhist for the inspiration for the essay header!
The Prague Spring
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The Prague Spring

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Lesson looking at the Prague Spring and the Soviet reaction to Dubcek’s reforms. Part of Edexcel’s Superpower Relations and Cold War, and requires the textbok for one task.
Iron Curtain and Cold War telegrams
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Iron Curtain and Cold War telegrams

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Fully resourced lesson looking at the Long & Novikov telegrams and Winston Churchill’s Iron Curtain speech. Part of Edexcel’s Superpower relation and Cold War unit. Thank you to @MrPattisonTeach on twitter for sharing the guided reading
Comecon and Cominform
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Comecon and Cominform

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Lesson looking at Stalins response to the Truman Doctrine, with the creation of Cominform and Comecon. Part of Edexcel’s Superpower relations and the Cold War unit. Will require the text book for this lesson.
Cuban Missile Crisis
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Cuban Missile Crisis

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Lesson looking at the events of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Part of Edexcel’s Superpower Relations and Cold War unit. Requires the textbook for some tasks. Thank you to @mrfitzhist for the WAGOLL template.
The Fall of the Soviet Union
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The Fall of the Soviet Union

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Lesson for Edexcel’s Superpower relations and Cold War. Looks at the end of Soviet hold in Eastern Europe, the end of the Berlin Wall and the eventual fall of Gorbachev. Requires the textbook for some tasks
Cold war events recall timeline
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Cold war events recall timeline

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Blank timeline used to consolidate the events of the Cold War. Students given 20 minutes with closed books to fill in as much as possible, then asked to change colour pen and use books to fill in any missed areas. Good for highlighting areas that may need readdressing.
Cold War origins & War Time Conferences
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Cold War origins & War Time Conferences

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First lesson for Edexcel Superpower relations and the Cold War. Looks at the Big Three leaders and the war time conferences (Tehran, Yalta & Potsdam) and their consequences. Uses the Edxecel textbook to complete task. Shout-out to @mrfitzhist for the differences between Capitalism and Communism slide and cherry picking inspiration!
Cold War - Key topic 1 overview
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Cold War - Key topic 1 overview

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A lesson designed to consolidate knowledge from the first Key Topic of edexcel’s Superpower Relations and Cold War topic, including recall task and personal learning checklist. Thank you to @mrfitzhist for the Highlighter heads idea and @missHRhistory for the PLC template
Gorbachev's New Thinking
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Gorbachev's New Thinking

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Part of Edexcel’s Superpower Relations and Cold War, lesson looking at the problems facing the Soviet Union and Gorbachev’s solutions. Also looks at Summit diplomacy 1985-1989. Does require the textbook for some tasks.