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Enquiry 8: Outcomes
Why did the Treaty of Versailles take the form that it did?
Mini Enquiry Questions
  • Did soldiers return home to a land fit for heroes?
  • What did the makers of Versailles hope to achieve?
  • Why did the Treaty of Versailles take the form that it did?
Timing - 3 Lessons
Assessment Focus
 
Key Stage 3 (Level 4-7):
  • 2c - to analyse and explain the reasons for, and results of, the historical events, situations and changes in the periods studied
GCSE: recall, select, organise and deploy knowledge of the specification content to communicate through description, analysis and explanation of:
  • the events, people, changes and issues studied
  • the key features and characteristics of the periods, societies or situations studied
Standard Grade: S3-S4
Learning Objectives
 
Pupils should learn:
  • aout the key events that took place immediately after the war
  • why the Treaty of Versailles took the form that it did
  • how to analyse and explain the reasons for, and the results of, key events
 
Suggested Teaching Activities
 
Lesson 1:
  • Pupils use James Brady's memoir to examine the experiences of soldiers when they returned home after the war
Lesson 2:
  • Pupils investigate why the Treaty of Versailles turned out the way that it did.
Lesson 3:
  • Pupils produce the front page of a German newspaper on the day that the terms of the peace treaty are announced.
 
Extension Activities
 
Pupils explain why the Treaty of Versailles is so significant?
Resources
 
 
Points to Note
 
ICT - pupils could use ICT to produce the front page of their newspaper
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