Please refer back to the Year 9/10 page for revision materials for the the Anglo-Norman Course.

Please Scroll down for for Year 10 HW Review Tasks

Please Scroll to bottom for ARD Work.

Outline of Year 10 and 11 modules

Option A will do units on Warfare through Time and The Cold War in Year 10 and Mao's China in Year 11

Option B will do units on Medicine through Time and The American Westin in Year 10 and Mao's China in Year 11

 

Year 10 Exam Details

Option A will do an exam on Anglo-Norman England and the Cold War.

Option B will do exam on Anglo-Norman England and the American West.

History A Only - Cold War and Warfare Through Time Support Materials

 

Cold War PLC (Year 10 History A only)

Cold War PLC

Suggested steps for using your PLC…

Suggested steps…

  • Suggested steps…

    • Use your PLC checklist to identify the areas you most need to revise.
    • Use your book and the materials below to go over these areas by making revision cards and notes.
    • Test yourself on the cards/notes you create and complete the HW Review Tasks below.
    Revision Materials

Hinchingbrooke Cold War Revision Booklet v1 For Free Download

Cold War Revision Guide for Purchase from Amazon or another source.

Warfare Through Time PLC - To follow

Suggested steps…

Warfare Revision Guide for Purchase from Amazon or another source.

History B Only - American West and Medicine Through Time Support Materials

 

American West PLC - To follow.

Suggested steps…

  • Use your PLC checklist to identify the areas you most need to revise.
  • Use your book and the materials below to go over these areas by making revision cards and notes.
  • Test yourself on the cards/notes you create and complete the HW Review Tasks below.

Revision Guide to Purchase from Amazon or another source

Medicine through Time PLC (Year 10 History B only)

Yr 10 Opt B Pupil PLC Medicine

Suggested steps…

  • Use your PLC checklist to identify the areas you most need to revise.
  • Use your book and the materials below to go over these areas by making revision cards and notes.
  • Test yourself on the cards/notes you create and complete the HW Review Tasks below.

HBK Medicine Revision Booklet For free download

Medicine Revision Guide for Purchase from Amazon or another source.

HOMEWORK REVIEW TASKS

 
History B - AMERICAN WEST HOMEWORK REVIEW TASKS

Pupils should download the booklet below and work through this as directed by their teacher for HW each week.

THE AMERICAN WEST review booklet

 

History A - COLD WAR HOMEWORK REVIEW TASKS

Summarise – Select a topic from your PLC and complete a set of notes based on your classwork for that topic. This could consist of a spider-diagram, mind-map, flash cards, time-lines or just a list of bullet points. Bring these notes in to show to your teacher.

Review – Complete either a review activity from the list below, or an exam question (bottom of the document).

A: Origins of the Cold War

A1 Ideology - Capitalism and Communism

Review your understanding by listing three major differences between capitalism and communism. Use the Doddle Presentation: ‘Origins of the Cold War part 1’ to help.

A2 Tehran, Yalta and Potsdam Conferences

Review your understanding by explaining why the relationship between the USA/UK and USSR deteriorated between Tehran and Postdam. Use the Doddle Presentation: ‘The Beginning of the Cold War part 1’ to help.

A3 US-Soviet Relations 1945-46 (Atomic Bomb, Eastern Europe, Kennan/Novikov

Review your understanding by explaining why the atomic bomb led to a further deterioration in USA and USSR relations. Use the Doddle Presentation: ‘The Beginning of the Cold War part 2’ to help.

A4 Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan

Review your understanding by explaining whether it was the Truman Doctrine or the Marshall Plan that would have been seen as the greatest threat by Stalin. Use the Doddle Presentation: ‘The Beginning of the Cold War part 3’ to help

A5 Cominform and Comecon

Review your understanding by creating a diagram outlining the principal functions of Cominform and Comecon. Use the Doddle Presentation: ‘NATO and the Warsaw Pact part 1’ to help.

A6 NATO and Warsaw Pact

Review your understanding by explaining why NATO and the Warsaw Pact were created. Use the Doddle Presentation: ‘NATO and the Warsaw Pact part 1’ to help.

A7 Berlin Blockade

Review your understanding by explaining why Stalin called the Berlin Blockade. Use the Doddle Presentation: ‘The Berlin Blockade and the Berlin Wall part 1’ to help.

A8 The Formation of East and West Germany

Review your understanding by explaining why Stalin called the Berlin Airlift. Use the Doddle Presentation: ‘The Berlin Blockade and the Berlin Wall part 2’ to help.

A9 The Arms Race

Review your understanding by listing the major weapons developments of the arms race. Use the Doddle Presentation: ‘The Arms Race part 1’ to help.

A10 The Hungarian Uprising

Review your understanding by explaining the major reasons behind the Hungarian Uprising. Use the Doddle Presentation: ‘Behind the Iron Curtain part 2’ to help.

B: Cold War Crises 1958-70

B1 Berlin - Refugee Problem/Khrushchev Ultimatum

Review your understanding by explaining why Berlin was such a concern for Khrushchev. Use the Doddle Presentation: ‘The Berlin Blockade and the Berlin Wall part 3’ to help

B2 Summit Meetings (Geneva, Camp David, Paris, Vienna)

Review your understanding by completing the test on the U2 incident at http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/mwh/ir2

B3Berlin Wall

Review your understanding by completing the test on the Berlin Wall at http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/mwh/ir2

B4 Revolution in Cuba

Review your understanding by explaining why the USA were unhappy with Castro’s revolution. Use the Doddle Presentation: ‘The Cuban Missile Crisis part 1’ to help

B5 Bay of Pigs

Review your understanding by completing the test on the causes of the Cuban Missile Crisis at http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/mwh/ir2

B6 Cuban Missile Crisis

Review your understanding by explaining why the USA were unhappy with Castro’s revolution. Use the Doddle Presentation: ‘The Cuban Missile Crisis part 2 and part 3’ to help

B7 Czecholslovakia - Prague Spring/Brezhnev Doctrine

Review your understanding by completing the test on the causes of the Prague Spring at http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/mwh/ir2/

C: The End of the Cold War 1970-1991

C1 Détente (Salt I, Salt II, Helsinki Accords)

Review your understanding by creating a time-line of the major events during the policy of detente. Use the Doddle Presentation: ‘Détente part 2’ to help.

C2 Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan

Review your understanding by explaining why the Soviets chose to invade Afghanistan. Use the Doddle Presentation: ‘A Return to Hostilities part 1’ to help.

C3 Reagan and his policies

Review your understanding by creating a table outlining all of Regan’s key policies. Use the Doddle Presentation: ‘A Return to Hostilities part 2’ to help.

C4 Gorbachev and his policies

Review your understanding by creating a table outlining all of Gorbachev’s key policies. Use the Doddle Presentation: ‘The End of the Cold War part 1’ to help

C5 Summits (Geneva, Reykjavik, Washington, Moscow, Malta)

Review your understanding by ranking the five major summits in order of success. Use the document ‘End of the Cold War’ on Doddle to help

C6 Collapse of Communist Eastern Europe

Review your understanding by completing the test on the collapse of Communism at http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/mwh/ir2/

C7 Collapse of the USSR

Review your understanding by creating a set of notes on the collapse of Communism in the USSR. Use the document ‘End of the Cold War’ on Doddle to help.

Exam Style Questions For History A Cold War Unit

 

Consequences (8)

  • Explain two consequences of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan (1979).
  • Explain two consequences of the Cuban Missile Crisis (1962).
  • Explain two consequences of the decisions made by the Grand Alliance at the Yalta Conference in February 1945.
  • Explain two consequences of the Hungarian Uprising in 1956.
  • Explain two consequences of the election of Alexander Dubcek as First Secretary of the Czech Communist Party in January 1968.
 

Narrative (8)

Write a narrative account analysing the key events of the Prague Spring (1968).

You may use the following in your answer:

• Alexander Dubček

• Soviet control

You must also use information of your own.

Write a narrative account analysing the key events of the Berlin Crisis, 1948–49.

You may use the following in your answer:

• Stalin’s fears

• the Airlift

You must also use information of your own.

Write a narrative account analysing the key events of the Soviet takeover of the satellite states in the period 1944-48.

You may use the following in your answer:

  • The Warsaw Uprising
  • The communist takeover of Czechoslovakia

You must also use information of your own.

Write a narrative account analysing the key events of the ‘Berlin Crisis’ in the years 1958-61.

You may use the following in your answer:

  • The Berlin Ultimatum, 1958
  • The construction of the Berlin Wall

You must also use information of your own.

Write a narrative account analysing the key events of détente in the years 1970-79.

You may use the following in your answer:

  • SALT 1, 1972
  • The Helsinki Accords, 1975

You must also use information of your own.

 

Essay (16)

Explain any two of the following:

• The importance of the Truman Doctrine (1947) for the development of the Cold War.

• The importance of the construction of the Berlin Wall for relations between the

  • USA and the Soviet Union in the years 1961–63.

• The importance of the Helsinki Agreements (1975) for superpower relations.

• The importance of the events in Hungary in 1956 for the development of the

Cold War.

• The importance of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia (1968) for relations

between the US and the Soviet Union.

• The importance of Gorbachev’s ‘new thinking’ for Soviet control of Eastern Europe.

  • The importance of the Truman Doctrine for the development of the Cold War in the years 1947-55.
  • The importance of the Berlin Blockade for the future of Germany
  • The importance of the formation of NATO for relations between the USA and the Soviet Union
  • The importance of the ‘Bay of Pigs’ incident for the future of Cuba
  • The importance of the ‘Prague Spring’ for relations between the USA and the Soviet Union
  • The importance of the nuclear arms race for relations between the USA and the Soviet Union.
  • The importance of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan for relations between the USA and the Soviet Union
  • The importance of Ronald Reagan for relations between the USA and the Soviet Union.
 
ARD WORK

Year 10 History A (The Cold War) or History B (Medicine through Time) ARD REVIEW Activity

Now is a good opportunity to ensure you have created revision materials to help you review and revise your knowledge for your GVSE exams. ‘A stitch in time saves nine…’ i.e. this is a good chance to make sure you get ahead so you have less to do nearer the final year 11 exams and so that you review your knowledge in order not to forget it!

History A - Cold War PLC

Yr 10 Opt A Pupil PLC Cold War

Suggested steps…

  • Use your PLC checklist to identify the areas you most need to revise.
  • Use your book or internet research to go over these areas by making revision cards and notes.
  • Test yourself on the cards/notes you create.

COLD WAR REVIEW Suggestion 1....

1. Summarise each event from your PLC in less than 50 words or alternatively in 5 bullet points or less (think about who? where? when? what? why?)

2. Review and test your understadning by thinking of, and explaining, 2 consequences of each event - what happened next? How did this affacte the Cold War and relations between countries?

COLD WAR SUGGESTION 2...

Complete the fill in revision guide and questions.

Cold War Revision Booklet

The website below has information to help you review some of the key events.

BBC - GCSE Bitesize - The Cold War

History B - Medicine through Time PLC

Yr 10 Opt B Pupil PLC Medicine

Suggested steps…

  • Use your PLC checklist to identify the areas you most need to revise.
  • Use your book or internet research to go over these areas by making revision cards and notes.
  • Test yourself on the cards/notes you create.

MEDICINE THROUGH TIME REVIEW Suggestion....

1. Summarise each area from your PLC in less than 50 words or alternatively in 5 bullet points or less (think about who? where? when? what? why? result?)

2. Review and test your understadning by thinking of, and explaining, 2 factors that led to each event/deveopment OR two impacts (positive or negative) of each event/development.

The website below has information to help you review some of the key events.

Bitesize Medicine Revision