Model IB Essay: How Important was Lenin’s Role in the October Revolution?

leninHistoriography and Essay Writing (there is also a teacher feedback presentation available, as well as a sample timed essay by RJ Tarr)
Three broad schools of historiography are considered and students are asked which of the three most closely matches their own views. They are then provided with three essay questions. Homework is to prepare a plan for each one of them; in a subsequent lesson one of these titles is chosen at random and the class writes an essay in timed examination conditions.