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A wall comes down, a war ends, a Union falls

Y8 Lesson M10
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Laurie Johnston

on 10 May 2017

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Transcript of A wall comes down, a war ends, a Union falls

What do you know now?

In your books answer the question:

Explain

What do you know now?




Exit Progress -

TEST TIME

In order to demonstrate that you have met the red/green/blue objective complete the



Progress Check 2- Books

In order to demonstrate that you have met the red, blue and green objectives :


EXPLAIN two consequences of the fall of the Berlin Wall (8 marks)
Write a narrative account ANALYSING the collapse of the USSR. (8 marks)
Progress Check- books
How did your partner get on?
Fill in your peer assessment sheet
WWW? EBI?

When you get your own sheet back put in how you would improve your own learning.

We will read pages:

Helpful Hints:
To get a C grade what language are you using? Can you use historical key terms?
Economic/Social/Political Económico / social / político.

Extension:
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Today's words?
Do Now
We will read pages :


Helpful Hints:
To get a C grade what language are you using? Can you use historical key terms?
Economic/Social/Political Económico / social / político.

We will read pages
28, 29, 30 Rodrigo, Nashida, May, Maame Yaa, De'Shaine, Roxana, Lisa, Lesley Tia, Oyindamola, Emmanuel, Faith, Chanelle, Tyreek, Alicia, Samuel, Sebastian, Malachi, Leanne, Faith, Joshua, Maria, Carlos, Kevin, Renee, William
Helpful Hints:
To get a C grade what language are you using? Can you use historical key terms?
Economic/Social/Political Económico / social / político
.

How do you feel about these objectives at the moment?
What is your target level?
What are you going to aim for today?
Put your post it on your progress line

How do you feel about these objectives at the moment?
What is your target level?
What are you going to aim for today?


By the end of the lesson (targets) -
All of you: Will explain the falls, the wall and the ends (STEP CONFIDENT)

Most of you: Will analyse them (STEP PROFICIENT)

Some of you : Will evaluate/examine them (STEP COMPETENT/ACCOMPLISHED
)
Give examples if you can for every word
Conclusion?
Title: Falls, Walls and Ends
Date: May 8th 2017

KEYWORD ONE
KEYWORD TWO
KEYWORD THREE
RECAP: Last time in history we learnt that:
President Reagan was anti-communist
the USSR was in decline with a failing economy and aging technology
Between 1979-1984 relations between the USA and USSR worsened because of boycotts, failed treaties, Reagan's hatred of communism & the Afghan War
SDI changed the game - the USSR could not compete
Gorbachev made it clear the Eastern Bloc could have more freedom
He did not want to end the Warsaw Pact but in 1989 all the Eastern Bloc stopped being communist
Q1 The fall of the Berlin Wall in October 1989 led to

a) the reunification of Germany
b) the restoration of Germany
c) the resuscitation of Germany
d) the reanimation of Germany
Q2: Why could Honecker not use force?

a) he had no army
b) Gorbachev would not support Honecker
c) he was scared of war with West Germany
d) he was lazy
Q3 what announcement led to the taking down of the wall?:
a) The Russians are coming
b) the end of communism in Hungary
c) January sales in West Berlin
d) East Germans were permitted to travel to West Germany

Q4 The fall of the Berlin Wall led to :
a) the end of the Warsaw Pact 1991
b) the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Eastern Europe
c) the START treaty 1991 reducing missiles by a third
d) The end of NATO
Q5 When Germany reunited:

a) East Germany ceased to exist
b) Berlin became the capital of the new Germany
c) British, French and US troops left Germany
d) the German economy was put under strain

Exit Progress - SUMMARY:

Today in History we learnt that:

The fall of the Berlin Wall came because the USSR would no longer back Eastern Bloc leaders with the Red Army
The Eastern Bloc ended and then the Warsaw Pact in 1991
The START treaty cut nuclear weapons by a third in 1991
The USSR ended in December 1991
The USSR lost because its economy could not compete with the USA, the Afghan War, the cost of the arms race, the cost of Eastern Europe and its people's desire for freedom
The USSR split in to many republics such as Russia and the Ukraine. None of them are communist.

Q6 Perestroika :

a. was a great success
b. was popular
c. made the Soviet economy worse
d. the main reason for the fall of the USSR
Q7 Gorbachev faced opposition from

a) ordinary people - the economy
b) communists - G had betrayed commusm and the USSR
c) the USA
d) Soviet Republics - wanted more freedom
Q8 Gorbachev tried to save the USSR with a :

a) injection of cash
b) show of force
c) resignation
d) New constitution
Q9 On the 25th December 1991 Gorbachev's present to the world was:

a) an I-phone
b) the dissolution of the USSR
c) world peace
d) the end of communism
Q10 The USSR lost the COLD War because:

a) the arms race and Eastern Europe crippled the Soviet economy
b) its people wanted freedom
c) the Afghan War crippled the Soviet economy
d) capitalism seemed to work better than communism according to some
STRENGTHEN
STRENGTHEN - 12 minutes
CHALLENGE - 12 minutes
Example:
Example: Glasnost meant people could say what they wanted
Example: perestroika made the USSR economy worse
Example: The fall of the Berlin Wall led to the reunification of Germany
Q11 The USSR split up and became:
a) Russia
b) Ukraine
c) Belarus
d) and several other republics
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