Vietnamisation (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

Vietnamisation (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

Tthis lesson is focused upon the changed implimented under Nixon, namely, The Nixon Doctrine & Vietnamisation. No textbook is required I have included all resources / WAGOLS / differentiated sheets / video clips etc .. Lesson begins with a recap of Johnson leaving office and Nixon's approached to the War. students study each approach to then complete a starter sheet and reflect upon the impact each one may have on the War (Positive & Negative). students are then introduced to the Nixon Doctrine where they will watch a video clip (embedded) also more video links provided in the description - students are then enabled to to explain how this may affect the war and public opinions of the war. Students are introduced to Vietnamisation though various sources and a definition (clip included to watch from YouTube). students then engage in a discussion based activity to argue how different people may interpret the process of Vietnamisation (North Vietnamese General - US General - South Vietnamese Politician - Us citizen). The rest of the lesson is based around exam practice and technique i have included sources/ interpretations / structure support / differentiated source / interpretation evaluation sheets for less able & WAGOLS for ALL of the following questions: 1. How useful are sources A and B for an enquiry into.. 2. What is the main difference between the views of interpretation 1 and 2. 3. Suggest one reason why interpretations 1 and 2 give different views about the extent to which Vietnamisation was a success. WAGOLS are evaluated to show student how and where marks have been gained. further advice can be found in the description of the presentation / easily enough for more than one or two lessons.
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The TET Offensive (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

The TET Offensive (Edexcel GCSE 1-9)

This lesson is designed to inform students about the TET offensive in order to enable them to explain why it was a significant turning point in the War leading to US public opposition. Students then will study different interpretations of the TET to then explain why they interpret it differently. Hook starter: A Selection of images for students to study upon entrance to class encouraging them to reflect upon how they would feel if they were seeing these images on TV. Students watch a video clip (Embedded) and are supplied with contextual knowledge via the PEEP SHEET if required. Students are encouraged to explain the significance of the TET and why it led to increased public opposition. Students then apply their knowledge to an exam style question (Why do interpretations one and two have different opinions about the success of the TET). WAGOL is then provided as students peer assess. Lesson ends with a rounding up of students opinions about why the TET was a turning point. easily enough to cover more than one lesson. Further instructions / video clips are included within the description of the presentation.
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The Leadership Challenge Assembly

The Leadership Challenge Assembly

This Assembly is designed to enthuse students (of any year group) to take part in a 'Leadership Challenge' which can be completed over the course of a half term. Student booklet is included which once completed can be collected in by their teacher / form tutor / head of year and certificates awarded. Success Criteria: - Become a ‘lead’ learner in lesson. - Peer support. - Lead a group discussion. - Help your form run an assembly. - Help design / run a starter or plenary. - Support an after school / charity event. Assembly begins with a 'hook' clip from Peter Pan's 'Following the Leader' song (embedded). Ask students to reflect upon any leaders they can think of (a good opportunity to reflect not only on world leaders but leadership within school e.g. School Council / Head Boy / Girl). Ask students what qualities you must possess to aspire to a leadership role. A video clip is then shown (embedded) and students are encouraged to identify any leadership skills which have just been identified (either by students or from what was displayed on the Presentation). Students are then introduced to the 'Leadership Challenge', success criteria cards can already be placed upon student chairs upon entering, these can now be addressed. Finishes with a prayer about leadership and encouragement to begin the challenge!
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Vietnam: Search and Destroy. (Edexcel GCSE)

Vietnam: Search and Destroy. (Edexcel GCSE)

This lesson is cantered around the various bombing raids conducted by the US in Vietnam. Pupils will access and develop this information though exam style techniques. the lesson begins with a short introduction from a documentary to set the scene of, 'Operation Rolling Thunder'. students will use two interpretations to decide upon the main difference in views regarding this (support sheets included for less able) . I have also included a students friendly mark scheme for self /peer assessment. students will then work in groups of three to complete a worksheet categorizing the successes and failures of: 1. Operation rolling thunder. 2. Operation Cedar Falls 3. Operation Ranch hand. Students will then be provided with a choice of questions with an accompanying student friendly mark scheme to plan a 16 Mark answer which can then be completed for Homework. the lesson finishes with a judgment line activity where students can verbalize their overall judgments regarding the success of these 'Search and Destroy' Operations. You will require the Pearson Edexcel textbook for a section of this lesson.
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Vietnam  (Edexcel GCSE)

Vietnam (Edexcel GCSE)

A bundle of lessons which span from 'French Rule' to 'The TET Offensive'. All linked to the GCSE History course for Vietnam. All lessons come with differentiated outcomes, most videos and songs are embedded into the P. P. Presentations with a wide ranging selection of activities and resources which will appeal to pupils of all abilities. A fantastic opportunity to help you develop your own SOW on this course. You may need the conflict and home and abroad textbook to support parts of some lessons.
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KS3 Assemblies

KS3 Assemblies

A selection of fully resources assemblies aimed at Years 7-9. All including music, embedded videos and where appropriate 'reflection sheets' for after each Assembly. Save over 50% on these Assemblies combined.
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'Conflict at Home and Abroad' Paper 3 Edexcel GCSE

'Conflict at Home and Abroad' Paper 3 Edexcel GCSE

Included in this pack is a series of lessons linked with the Edexcel GCSE 'American Civil Rights' and 'the Vietnam War', covering essential topics pupils will need to know for paper three. All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1 &2 or 3. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the Civil Rights movement and Vietnam War to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included WAGOLS / Success criteria's /Homework to further pupils understanding of Paper three. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic. Save over 30% On these lessons combined. You will need the Edexcel conflict at home and abroad Textbook for one of the Vietnam and civil rights Lessons.
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The Jar of Life Assembly

The Jar of Life Assembly

This Assembly is designed to enable students to reflect upon the priorities in their life. Song, 'Time of your Life', plays as students enter (embedded). As students wait for everyone to enter they can silently reflect upon how the images displayed are connected. All will be referred to in the assembly. Begin with asking a pupil to define the word 'priority' before demonstrating the 'Jar of Life'. Required: 1. Large stones / golf balls 2. 2 empty jars / glass bowls 3. Pebbles 4. Sand / Pilau rice 5. Coffee / Water The Jar = Your life The Large Stones = the important things e.g. Family, Friends, Health, Love. Education. The pebbles = Less important things e.g. Car, House, Holidays, Designer Clothes. The Sand = Even less impornat things e.g. X-box, Phone, Facebook, Snap chat, Instagram, TV. Further instructions are attached (see video). Pupils then reflect upon the included embedded video, 'Your Life in Jelly Beans' which shows how much of your life is spent sleeping / eating / commuting etc and how many days left this leaves you with. Question pupils on what their 'big rocks' are and why they need to prioritize a bit more in their lives. Finish with a prayer and hand out reflection sheet for pupils to go away and reflect upon or complete as a Tutor activity later on.
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Kindness Assembly

Kindness Assembly

This assembly is based around a series of videos to show how one persons act of kindness can spread from person to person. As pupils enter, 'Money Money Money' is playing by ABBA (embedded). Pupils are encouraged to reflect upon what they would do if they won the lottery. All clips are embedded and play automatically. 1. Clip of homeless man who wins the lottery. This man has noting yet wishes to share his money. 2. Second clip shows how though this act of generosity from the first video; it inspired others to create fundraising page for this man. The money raised was used to buy him a flat which enabled him to get a job. 3. In the third clip the man is no longer homeless and has a job. He goes out to help a homeless man through sharing his own money now to grant this new homeless person a chance at success. Pupils reflect upon how one simple act of kindness can spread from person to person. Pupils can reflect how they can be kind that week in school to help others . Finishes with a prayer.
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The Vietnam War: The Vietcong

The Vietnam War: The Vietcong

The purpose of this lesson is to introduce pupils to The VC and their tactics. Pupils will begin with a literacy inquiry into 'Guerrilla Tactics' before being introduced to a short video - pupils are encouraged to note down all the tactics they can spot. Once receiving feedback the teacher will then instruct pupils to rank what they believe at the most effective tactics (judgment line/ whiteboards / sticky notes to explain most effective tactic). Pupils will then be introduced to the VC tunnels and assess two sources of evidence to inquire into the most useful to understand VC tactics (GCSE Edexcel mark scheme included to self / peer assess). Pupils watch a video (embedded) to consolidate. Further advice can be found in the description of the presentation and all videos/ sound clips are embedded (links provided). You may use to wish the Pearson USA textbook to support with the lessons content.
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King's Campaign in the North (Chicago) Edexcel GCSE.

King's Campaign in the North (Chicago) Edexcel GCSE.

Lesson begins with students recalling why the riots of 1965-68 began. This can then lead into the introduction of this lesson which focuses upon King's campaign in Chicago. Pupils will watch the first 5 minutes of an 'Eyes on the Prize' Documentary to set the scene, there are questions included to support, these can be printed off or one question delegated to each table to answer. Teacher then consolidates initial learning through using a GIF map to discuss the housing and black ghetto problems Chicago was experiencing. this leads into a 4 mark inference question to assess progress. the main tasks is cantered around pupils assessing the successes and failures of the 'Chicago Campaign'. Teacher will copy PP 72-73 of Pearson 'Conflict at Home and Abroad' textbook - pupils work in pairs to highlight success and failures in different colours, before planning an 16 mark statement question answer between them. This can then be completed professionally as homework. the lesson ends with video clip and a reflection of MLK and his assassination. Pupils can have the opportunity to write an obituary for MLK's life as a plenary. Peep sheet and a structure strip are included to help support pupils in planning their 16 mark question and chunking information about the Chicago Campaign.
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The Vietnam War: Gulf of Tonkin Incident & the Outbreak of War.

The Vietnam War: Gulf of Tonkin Incident & the Outbreak of War.

The purpose of this lesson is to show pupils how the Gulf of Tonkin Incident and then resolution acted as a trigger for the start of the Vietnam War. Pupils will begin by studying a primary document of a telephone conversation between President Johnson and the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs regarding the incident. Pupils will consider a series of questions to figure out what has happened. Pupils will then be introduced to the incident through a blow by blow events sheet - pupils will be encouraged to summarie each key event of the incident before identifying and explaining its main features. this is then consolidated though a video (embedded). Pupils will then consider the bigger picture of the other events which led up to the outbreak of war - identifying and explaining them from past lessons before being encouraged to judge the most significant reason. Pupils will then demonstrate their knowledge with an exam style question linked the the Edexcel scheme either in lesson of for homework. All videos are embedded with instructions for activities to be found within the PowerPoint presentation. Please see my story for other Vietnam resources.
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The Vietnam War: Why Was Diem so Unpopular?

The Vietnam War: Why Was Diem so Unpopular?

The purpose of this lesson is to introduce Diem's Government to pupils proceeding the Geneva Convention. Pupils begin with an enquiry into 'the domino theory' and how this kept the USA engaged with South Vietnam. This is done though a short explanation and a video (embedded). Pupils then spend the majority of the lesson first identifying reasons diem was so unpopular through an active reading activity and embedding this knowledge though a variation of tasks e.g. 'walking chocolate Bar' or a ' Snowball Fight'. Pupils will then be encouraged to card sort their chosen reasons and diamond rank them in order of significance. Pupils can then write up their findings before the setting of a homework to further consolidate their lessons learning. all videos are embedded with instructions for activities to be found within the PowerPoint presentation. Please see my story for other Vietnam resources.
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Causes of the Vietnam War.

Causes of the Vietnam War.

Included in this pack is a series of lessons linked with studying the US involvement in the Vietnam War charting the end of French rule to the fall of Diem. All lesson outcomes are linked with key historical skills. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the movement to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included peer sheets / Success criteria's / Hoemwork - to further pupils understanding. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic. Save over 30% On these lessons combined.
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Elizabethan Education.

Elizabethan Education.

Lesson begins with pupils relecting upon what they need to revieve the perfect eduxcation. Pupils will engage in a Mix-Pair-Share activity to teach eachother bout the changing views to Educatiion in Elizabethan Society (older attitudes V humanist views). Pupils will then compare a gammar school time table from the Elizabethan era with their own school time table. Pupils are cnouraged to spot the diofrferences / similarfites. the main tack is centered around pupils conducting an 'elizabethan OFSTED Schools inspection based around the following schools, who had access to them interms of sex / social siatus/ age. 1. Grammar Schools 2. Home Schooling 3. Petty Schools 4. Schools for girls 5. Universities Pupils then watch a clip (link in description to identify punishments. Plenary: Pupils pull out of a hat /bag cards with pupil details on them. They then use these to inform where they stand in the appropriate area of the class room which links in with what school that type of pupils would have attended. Further instructions are included in the description of the power point.
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Medicine Through Time: Renaissance - Thomas Sydenham and The Royal Society. (Edexcel GCSE)

Medicine Through Time: Renaissance - Thomas Sydenham and The Royal Society. (Edexcel GCSE)

Pupils define 'Humanism' as a hook. Pupils then study Sydenham - extracting important information about him, befroe judging his importance and discoveries to the progression of Medicine. (AO2) Introduce the printing press and pupils judge the significance of this during the Renaissance period and the impact it had. Pupils then compete in teams to identify infomration about the Royal society before explaining its Significance. Edxecel Pearson Medicine Through Time Text Books will be required for this lesson. pp-44-46
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Medicine Through Time:  The Fight Against Lung Cancer. (Edexcel 1-9)

Medicine Through Time: The Fight Against Lung Cancer. (Edexcel 1-9)

This lesson has been designed for the GCSE Edexcel New Scheme (1-9) All outcomes are linked with Paper One's Assessment Objectives 1 & 2. This lesson focuses upon the significance and success of the government in preventing Lung Cancer. The aim of this lesson is to judge how much of an impact the Government has had in preventing disease and illness from the 1800-Present day. This is then conslidated with an exam style question with a pupil friendly success criteria provided. Videos are embedded into the presentation with links also provided. You will need to new GCSE Edexcel Medicine Through Time Textbook for part of this lesson.
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The Vietnam War: The Fall of Diem.

The Vietnam War: The Fall of Diem.

The purpose of this lesson is to encourage pupils to further consider why Diem was so unpopular though studying the 'Strategic Hamlet Program' and his persecution of Buddhists. Pupils will do this though a combination of tasks (provided within the presentation) charting the involvement of Kennedy to the assassination of Diem. Some key pupils will have a 'secret' mission to recruit other members of the class to join the NFL - all explained within presentation. This knowledge can then be consolidated with an exam style question from Edexcel Paper3, section2, question 3D. (Pupil friendly mark scheme provided) All videos are embedded (links provided) Further advice can be found in the description of the presentation. I have also included a HW charting the progress of US involvement.
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The American West Edexcel GCSE 1-9.

The American West Edexcel GCSE 1-9.

Included in this pack is a series of lessons linked with the Edexcel GCSE 'The American West', covering essential topics pupils will need to know for the first half of paper two. All lesson outcomes are linked with Assessment Objectives 1 &2. All tasks and activities have been designed around developing pupil knowledge and understanding of the American West to then apply this to exam technique / exam style questions. All videos are embedded (links provided) I have included WAGOLS / Success criteria's /Homework to further pupils understanding of Paper 2 Section 1. A fantastic opportunity to develop your own Scheme of work on this topic. Save over 40% On these lessons combined. You will need the Edexcel American West Textbook for parts of these lessons.
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The Vietnam War: End of French Rule. (Edexcel GCSE1-9)

The Vietnam War: End of French Rule. (Edexcel GCSE1-9)

The purpose of this lesson is to introduce pupils to some of the initial causes of the Vietnam War, namely the end of French rule. The lesson begins with a 'Beware of Landmines!' (Optional Warm-Up Simulation) before introducing pupils to the 4 question types for paper 3 section 2. Pupils are introduced to Vietnam and how the Cold War led to USA’s involvement - pupils then conduct an investigation into the end of French rule though a role play task -video and a group sticky note activity. Pupils then enquire into the Geneva Accord selecting information to stick around their map to then assess the impact of the convention and evaluate its success. Videos are embedded and further advice on how the run the lesson can be found in the description of the presentation. See my show for more Edexcel lessons.
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