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I am an incoming participant on the Teach First Leadership Development Programme for September 2016. I currently study for a Joint Honours Degree in Politics and History at Newcastle University. I have been contributing to the TES since 2011 in History, Government & Politics and a few other subjects. In addition to this I am a content creator and blogger for Tutor2u, specialising in United States Politics.

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I am an incoming participant on the Teach First Leadership Development Programme for September 2016. I currently study for a Joint Honours Degree in Politics and History at Newcastle University. I have been contributing to the TES since 2011 in History, Government & Politics and a few other subjects. In addition to this I am a content creator and blogger for Tutor2u, specialising in United States Politics.
GCSE Examination Command Words
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GCSE Examination Command Words

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Contains all the command words used in GCSE papers, specifically the new 9-1 specifications. Pack includes wall displays, pupil sheets and a card sort and dominos activity
Mock the Week
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Mock the Week

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This is a template based upon the hit tv show Mock the Week. Simply alter the questions to fit your needs. Round 1: Headliners A photograph is shown of an event above the first letters of a headline. Students guess what the headline could be. Round 2: If this is the Answer then what is the question? Students are shown an answer and guess what the question could be. Great tool for Revision of a topic
The Nazi Economy
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The Nazi Economy

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This powerpoint looks at did the German People benefit from the Nazi Economy and includes Goering's four year plans, key figures in unemployment. At the end of the tutorial students should be able to evaluate whether or not Nazi Economic Policy was a success or failure
US Politics - Complete Overview
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US Politics - Complete Overview

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Designed for the AQA A Level in Government & Politics - the Government of the USA Video. Embedded are some videos within that explains some concepts in more detail. It has been used as a revision aid as a part of lecture series given during Year 13 study leave. Updated for 114th Congress
The Falkland War 1982
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The Falkland War 1982

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Built using the Chris Rowe Nelson Thornes book as an accompaniment. Goes over the details of the War, help of America and uses Youtube links to bring points of view to the classroom
The Depression & The New Deal Revision Set
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The Depression & The New Deal Revision Set

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This set includes a PowerPoint and Revision Booklet. The Powerpoint is designed to be delivered alongside the revision booklet and the two link together. The Powerpoint contains the page numbers that each activity can be found on, allowing students to use the booklet whilst having additional support via the Powerpoint. In addition to this the Powerpoint contains four revision games included: - Guess the Word (Similar to the Taboo Board Game) - Headliners (Students see the first letters of a headline and have to work out the answer) - If this is the Answer, What is the Question (12 answers all relating to the topic) - Presidential Elections, Who Won? All elections from 1932 - 2012. The revision booklet contains activities for students to complete including timelines, biographies, mind maps and of course Exam answers. For each of the three key questions that are posed, there are AQA exam questions for both 8 and 12 marks, complete with mark schemes. This resource also has links with the Alphabet Agencies poster which is featured in the Revision Guide. The Poster can be downloaded here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/alphabet-agencies-poster-11131564 This resource pack contains two copies of the PowerPoint, one designed for older machines 1997-2003 and one for newer machines post 2007.
US Actions to End the Vietnam War
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US Actions to End the Vietnam War

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This PowerPoint looks at 'Why where the US actions to end the Vietnam War unsuccessful?'. The powerpoint looks at the Tet Offensive, Peace Talks, Laos and Cambodia, Madman Theory, Paris Peace Conference, Withdrawal, and the Fall of Saigon. Good for introduction to the subject area as well as for revision for the Unit 2 AQA Exam, when doing depth studies
Guerilla Tactics during the Vietnam War
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Guerilla Tactics during the Vietnam War

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The includes information on Domino Theory, Theory of Guerilla Warfare, The US Responses including Operation Rolling Thunder, Search & Destroy, Hearts é Minds, Chemical Warfare, Napalm and the My Lai Massacre. Good for depth studies of AQA Unit 2 GCSE
Media Coverage in the Vietnam War
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Media Coverage in the Vietnam War

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This PowerPoint has been used in lessons as well as for revision to guide students through the question, How did the coverage of the Vietnam War in the USA lead to demands for peace. The powerpoint looks at Protest Marches, Media from South and North Vietnam, University Protests including Kent State and the Fullbright Hearings in 1971
Who Won? - UK General Elections
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Who Won? - UK General Elections

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Updated to include 2015's General Election Navigate through all UK General Elections since 1945 , can you guess which party won? Will it be Labour, Conservative, Liberal Democrat or the indecisive Hung Parliament? Great for a starter or an introduction to Politics A Level, or even KS4 Citizenship. Let us know what you think!
UK Cabinet Wall Chart
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UK Cabinet Wall Chart

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The complete UK Cabinet updated to reflect the 2015 reshuffle. All posters are A4 and can be shrunk to A5 if desired. Contains all 29 members including the Prime Minister, Chief Whip and Minister without Portfolio.
Alphabet Agencies Poster
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Alphabet Agencies Poster

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A2 Poster that can be printed on different pieces of paper appropriate to your printer. Colourful and designed as a corkboard with Post-It notes and pinned pictures of Roosevelt and Agency logos. Features in the America in the 1930s revision guide
If this is the answer, What is the question?
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If this is the answer, What is the question?

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Based on the popular Mock the Week Game segment, this game presents students with an answer and then they must answer with a question that would fit with the answer. This resource has general historical questions in it which could be used for Open Evenings. Included in the pack is a teacher sheet which displays all the answers. As with all games of this nature, whilst you are looking ideally for the question detailed, credit should be given for questions which are still true.