Teach motivating GSCE lessons that will help raise attainment for the AQA 9-1 Germany 1890 – 1945 Period Study – and save yourself hours of planning time.
These enquiry-led lessons take your pupils through the turbulent decades from the reign of Kaiser Wilhelm II, the Wiemar Republic and the rise of Hitler. You will cover the required content and teach the skills necessary for success.
These lessons develop high levels of engagement among students – they are shown the value of history as a commodity, promote active learning and develop higher-order thinking skills.
Enquiries end with engaging tasks such as writing to web-sites to advise them to change their content, planning a documentary or analysing film clips.
Each enquiry also has a potential exam question built into its end.
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All of these enquiries are built around the principles for success in the history classroom. The aim is to make history meaningful by focusing enquiries around personal stories, particular places or puzzles and problems to be solved.
The use of the personal story is a powerful tool which brings history to life and makes students care about the past. In this AQA Germany period study you hear from the famous and not so famous.
- Your students work out how Kaiser Wilhelm II’s early life had an impact on his later decision making.
- You will meet anti-Nazi Sebastian Haffner and work out why he thought 1923 was such a terrible year for Germany.
- Henry Metlemann will introduce your students to what it was like to be young in Nazi Germany.
- Your class will take the role of one of ten different anti Nazis to find out how each one protested against the regime.
Using a particular place is also motivating to students as it makes history feel real. The enquiry on control starts in the Bavarian town of Augsburg. Can your class work out why less and less people over time were heard criticising the Nazi regime whilst in pubs and bars?
The Course Guide has more advice on how to get the best out of this AQA period study unit and how to use it to inspire your classes and raise attainment.