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What role did other countries play in the War of the Roses?
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What role did other countries play in the War of the Roses?

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Lesson based around Ian Dawson’s Enquiring History: For A level. Starter: Quick recap quiz on previous knowledge Teacher talk: discuss the rivalries and alliances of England in the 1400s Main: Students complete the table, looking at why countries got involved and the level of involvement. Optional idependent study: Documentary on the role of Propaganda in the War of the Roses
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.
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!
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
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
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!
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.
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.
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
Ronald Reagan and SDI
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Ronald Reagan and SDI

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Lesson looking at Reagan’s policies. Bit more of a video based lesson (got to have some Star Wars!) Part of Edexcel’s Superpower relations and Cold War unit - requires the textbook for one task
Satellite States
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Satellite States

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Lesson looking at the creation of the Satellite states in the beginning of the Cold War, with a narrative account question. Tasks uses Edexcel Superpower relations and the Cold War text book.