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HISTORY

INDUCTION LESSON

How do Hitler and the Tudor Monarchs compare to each other?

 

OBJECTIVES

An overview of the A Level History course

 

LESSON OUTLINE

Introduction to the course - specification, topics, exam papers etc.

Ice breaker

Paired task comparison of two pictures

Different pair North/South - analysis of two speeches.

Two video clips on rise to power of Hitler and Henry VII

Use of resources to produce summary of differences and similarities

Judgement on what is about the two leaders that makes them a Gangster?

Introduction of two transition tasks

 

 

YOUR TASK

 

TASK 1:

Research task on the history of Germany 1871-1918

Create a timeline of key events. (1 hour)

 

In 1,500 words explain how Germany had changed politically, economically and socially 1871-1918. (3 hours research + 1 hour to write)

 

TASK 2:

Explain why Henry VII won the Battle of Bosworth (25 marks).

 

Students must conduct their own research into this question. They should aim to produce about 500 words in explanation of their answer- 3 paragraphs containing one reason each (3 reasons total). The best answers will make a judgement about which reason was most important and show how the three reasons link together.

 

USEFUL RESOURCES TO SUPPORT THE COMPLETION OF THESE TASKS:

Frank McDonough Hitler and Nazi Germany

Geoff Layton Germany and the Third Reich 1933 – 45

R Geary Hitler and Nazism

Kitson A. Germany 1858-1990. Hope, Terror & Revival.          

 

A Pickering Lancastrians to Tudors: England 1450-1509

C Pendrill Wars of the Roses and Henry VII

C Rogers and R Turvey Access to History: Henry VII  

 

SPECIALIST EQUIPMENT FOR THE COURSE:

Students will need to purchase a text book

 

STAFF CONTACT DETAILS:

rob.peskett@ewsacademy.org.uk

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Mrs Hedges