Teaching GCSE History: Germany 1919 – 1945
Although few of you will find this a difficult topic to resource, you may welcome the variety of interesting approaches, designed to fit the current curriculum, whether it is the enquiry into the Gestapo or the ground-breaking lessons on Battalion 101; why did they shoot?
This covers the war years which were often given short shrift in earlier textbooks. Other short smart tasks allow students to explain certain paradoxes. Why did Hitler turn on his former chum Rohm? Why was Hitler able to reverse the fortunes of the Nazi party so quickly after their disappointment in the November 1932 elections?