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Malcolm X - A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing?
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Malcolm X - A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing?

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This whole lesson can be used over one period or two as the lesson content is quite intense and heavy, yet enjoyable and the pupils really love this character. It centres around the life, beliefs and outlook of Malcolm X using Youtube clips, sources and a worksheet of some key quotes from Malcolm himself. This would be a perfect lesson to complement and facilitate a comparison with MLK as pupils can begin to unpick differences in rhetoric, language, methods and beliefs between the two.
History/ Humanities Stretch and Challenge Board Cards for your classroom
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History/ Humanities Stretch and Challenge Board Cards for your classroom

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This is a set of 'Stretch and Challenge cards' all ready to be adapted (your teacher name) for your class room. Primarily based around History/Hums tasks, this resource can be used for a 'Stretch and Challenge; Board display or for Plenaries. These activities look at tasks that actually stretch pupils thinking, perceptions of the topic and learning without resorting to 'posters or poetry' making.
Was Nixon justified in bombing Cambodia and Laos?
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Was Nixon justified in bombing Cambodia and Laos?

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Was Nixon justified in bombing Cambodia and Laos? Using sources and knowledge on worksheets/slides students will assess the actions of Nixon towards Cambodia and Laos. Was he morally right to bomb these people? and place? Was there any real political gain? or did it cause more harm than good? Pupils will also get the chance to work on an image and understand how it could be manipulated by both sides to suit their needs
Cold War In Asia Bundle
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Cold War In Asia Bundle

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This includes a range of powerpoints and presentations for GCSE or A Level work on the Cold War in Asia. With elements of assessment, and from Kennedy to Nixon, this bundle covers some of the most important political, social and economic events of the 60’s an early 70’s.
How will YOU advise Churchill?
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How will YOU advise Churchill?

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This powerpoint and resource worksheet places pupils in Churchill’s war cabinet in 1940 with Hitler bearing down on the country. Pupils have to work in groups to advise Churchill with an Action plan to counter act problems facing the country. They will come to a conclusion as to which problem was the most worrying for Churchill and this will instigate debate across a range of ability levels. Very interactive, hugely fun and pupils develop problem solving skills, and work on historical empathy throughout.
Why move out to the Great Plains?
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Why move out to the Great Plains?

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Lesson powerpoint, causation cards and blank US map to introduce the 'Great Plains'. Why did people move out here? Pupils will categorise the causes and dig deep into diversity of reason and circumstance, finishing with a lovely 8 marks question to assess learning and understanding
A Level Cold War in Asia Knowledge Quiz Questions
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A Level Cold War in Asia Knowledge Quiz Questions

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These series of 3 mini quiz questions are perfect revision and assessment of the A Level Cold War in Asia module. Covering 1945-1960 to the beginning of the Vietnam war, these are perfect starters, assessments of knowledge and fun to help make the course accessible for learners
Why did Kennedy not intervene in Laos?
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Why did Kennedy not intervene in Laos?

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Why did Kennedy not intervene in Laos? For ALevel or GCSE students studying the Cold War in Asia. This assesses the reasons why Kennedy decided not to intervene in the growth of communist insurgency in Laos during the height of the Cold War.
Who gained the most from the Tet Offensive?
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Who gained the most from the Tet Offensive?

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This all inclusive Powerpoint details what the Tet Offensive was and its greater significance in the Vietnam War. Set against the backdrop of the Cold War, the central task requires pupils to think short term, long term and holistically at the event - analysing and assessing a range of points and evidence to decide which side benefited the most from the Tet Offensive. It is suitable and adaptable for GCSE or A Level with differentiated slides to be deleted and amended as required
Practice Papers American West c1835-1880 (EDEXCEL)
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Practice Papers American West c1835-1880 (EDEXCEL)

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Bundle of 8 individually created America West practice papers in the style of Edexcel covering a wide range of topics across the exam and specification. Consequences (8m) Narrative (8m) 3x Importance Questions (16m)
How Far did the Normans change Anglo Saxon justice?
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How Far did the Normans change Anglo Saxon justice?

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How Far did the Normans change Anglo Saxon justice? Suited for the GCSE Crime and Punishment Edexcel - this includes a slide show on the Norman way of life, how William got to power and a board game to help pupils develop their understanding of the Norman approaches to justice. By the end, pupils should be able to analyse the degree and depth of continuity and change from the Anglo Saxon period.
Why did LBJ continue with the war in Vietnam?
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Why did LBJ continue with the war in Vietnam?

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This lesson introduces LBJ and invites pupils to explore his views on communism, the war in Vietnam and the reasons for his continuation of it. It encourages pupils to assess the nature of continuity and change from JFK to LBJ and the strength of the ‘Containment Trap’ . This requires the OCR Hodder education textbook - Cold War in Asia
How did Nixon change US policy in Vietnam?
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How did Nixon change US policy in Vietnam?

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How did Nixon change US policy in Vietnam? This offers two similar powerpoints but pitched at either GCSE or A Level (this requires some pages of Cold War in Asia textbook Hodder Education) to suit your needs. It looks at the policy of Vietnamisation, Madman Theory and the Paris Peace Conference with an excellent A3 table to trace the change of Nixon’s policy over his entire Presidency with some applicable assessment opportunity at the end.
If Kennedy would have lived - would he have got out of Vietnam?
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If Kennedy would have lived - would he have got out of Vietnam?

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This lesson can be adapted to suit the following courses A LEVEL OCR Cold War in Asia GCSE Edexcel - USA problems at home and abroad This requires the hodder - CW in Asia Textbook - cannot include for copyright reasons Whilst giving detailed slides of notes, it also provides students with a stimulating challenge of assessing the options available to JFK and builds on their assessment of significance and importance skills.