Mao and the Cultural Revolution

Mao and the Cultural Revolution

This resource is aimed at either GCSE or A-Level history, and enables students through differentiated worksheets to read and analyse a leading historian`s views about Mao`s creation and control of the Cultural Revolution. It also provides an opportunity for students to evaluate the historian`s use of language in terms of building an argument and putting forward historical assertions.
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USA and WW1

USA and WW1

Both powerpoint presentations examine the entry of the USA into WW1 and the impact of the war on America
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Peasants` revolt role play

Peasants` revolt role play

This lesson looks at the background to the revolt and through a role play allows students to explore possible reasons and solutions for the revolt.
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Evaluation of Dunkirk

Evaluation of Dunkirk

This lesson uses primary evidence to allow students the opportunity to examine the events surrounding the evacuation of Dunkirk.
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Women in 1920s America

Women in 1920s America

This lesson uses primary sources to enable students to examine the social changes that effected women in 1920s America`s `flapper` movement.
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Historical interpretations introduction

Historical interpretations introduction

This lesson uses cartoon characters to introduce students to how we interpret people in the past. The aim of using fictional characters is to free students from the `baggage` of not feeling that they `know` enough about a topic to reach a judgement. The lesson encourages students to debate over the usefulness and reliability of people as witness testimony.
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Witches board game

Witches board game

This lesson allows students to evaluate their knowledge of witches by creating their own board games, which then other students will play and evaluate.
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Cromwell interpretations

Cromwell interpretations

This lesson allows through evidence sheets, the chance for students to form an opinion as to how Cromwell`s career should be interpreted.
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WW1 recruitment posters

WW1 recruitment posters

This resource guides students through some of the most famous posters used during WW1 and assesses their effectiveness.
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Sustainable development

Sustainable development

This lesson is centred around students creating Theory of Knowledge style questions based around the economic issues linked to sustainable development and its global impact
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