Part of Edexcel’s Superpower Relations and Cold War and requires the textbook for one task. A series of optional tasks included.
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!
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!
Lesson looking at the Berlin Blockade for Edexcel’s Superpower relations and Cold War unit.
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
Fully resourced lesson looking at the creation of the Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan Part of Edexcel’s Superpower relations and Cold War unit.
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.
Just some (of the many!) possible jobs in which a History degree/A-level can come in handy! Made with PowerPoint, and made quite large as I had a big gap to fill in the corridor but can be adjusted.
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.
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
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.
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!
Key topic 3 - The end of the Cold War, 1970-91 Lesson to consolidate knowledge from Edexcel’s Superpower relations and Cold War.
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
From Woodrow Wilson up to Donald Trump, A4 bunting with image and date, created with Microsoft Publisher.
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.