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In 2015, I plan to develop this further with some lessons based on "It's a Wonderful Life" as well as Cold War themes at Christmas (e.g. JFK's defence of Santa)...
Year 11: A World War Two Christmas
In this lesson, students will compare different speeches made by politicians, actors and heads of state at Christmas time during World War Two. They will also consider how the war changed Christmas for civilians on the home front and examine how effectively Christmas was used as a propaganda tool by different countries.
Events (100 years ago today): 1917 - In Milwaukee, nine members of the Milwaukee Police Department are killed by a bomb, the most deaths in a single event in U.S. police history until the September 11 attacks in 2001.
Births (150 years ago today): 1867 - Scott Joplin, American pianist and composer (d. 1917)
Births (50 years ago today): 1967 - Henrik Brockmann, Danish singer-songwriter
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*NEW* Simulation: Can you survive life in the trenches in World War One?
IB Extended Essay Completing the Reflections on Planning and Progress Form
Style Guide: Formatting your Extended Essay
Six Steps for Writing your Extended Essay in IB History
Model Essay: For what reasons, and with what results, did the Civil Rights movement become more radical after 1964?
Civil Rights Movement Student research tasks / presentation instructions
Multimedia lecture : IN WHAT WAYS did the Civil Rights movement become more radical after 1964?
Multimedia lecture : WHY did the Civil Rights movement become more radical after 1964?
IB History Internal Assessments sample studies
Mission: Berlin! (Escape the Room activity on Hitlers consolidation of power)
Student-friendly Sourcework Rubric
The life of Martin Luther Design a film trailer!
Model Essay: Assess the view that After initial failures, Kennedys handling of foreign policy grew increasingly successful as time went on
Advisor to the Kaiser! A new online simulation!
The Rise of Hitler Images