History Resource Cupboard – lessons and resources for schools

History Resource Cupboard - lessons and resources for schools

Germany 1918-39 for Edexcel 9-1 GCSE

Teach motivating GSCE lessons that will help raise attainment for the Edexcel 9-1 Germany 1918-39 Modern World Depth Study.

These enquiry-led lessons take your pupils through the turbulent years of the Weimar Republic, the rise of Hitler in the early 1930s and the first six years of the Nazi regime. You will cover the required content and teach the skills necessary for success.

Purposely focused on teaching historical interpretations, these lessons develop high levels of thinking for AO4. Whether looking at a memoir from 1923, a revision film clip of the success of the Stresemann era or a historian’s view of the Gestapo, your students will analyse numerous constructs of the past and consider who, why and in what context they were created.

Enquiries end with engaging tasks such as writing to websites to advise them to change their content, planning the timing of a TV documentary or re-writing a newspaper article.

Each enquiry also has a potential exam question built into its end. This course carefully models for students how to be successful in this examination without making each lessons ‘death by exam question’.

Experienced history teachers have put together these compelling lessons and accompanying comprehensive resources. They have all been tried and tested in our own classrooms.

Downloading the Lesson Saver Package gives you the course in its entirety – replacing the need for a textbook. Lessons can be taught as they are, or are flexible enough to be adapted to your own class’ needs.

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  • 23 Key enquiries
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All of these enquiries are built around our principles for success in the history classroom. These lessons are purposely built to help your students engage with historical interpretations and help develop the analytical thinking they need to be successful with this Edexcel Modern World Depth Study.

This course also aims 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 Edexcel Modern World Depth Study you hear from the famous and not so famous.

You will meet anti-Nazi Sebastian Haffner and work out why he thought 1923 was such a terrible year for Germany.
Your students will analyse a short documentary which describes the success of Gustav Streseman and decide how accurate it is.
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 Edexcel Modern World Depth Study and how to use it to inspire your classes and raise attainment.

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