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Who was to blame for starting the Cold War?

[42 PowerPoint Slides and 23 page Work Booklet]

Origins of the Cold War

GCSE 9-1 History Content

The areas covered are:-

Origins of the Cold War Interactive

Other materials

40 Word documents include:-

Berlin route map

Effects of the second world war

End of unit evaluation form

Homework Tasks 1 and 2 [Differentiated]

How successful was the Marshall Plan?

Iron Curtain Source

Karl Marx and the theory of communism

Mark Scheme


Origins of the Cold War sample answer

Potsdam Conference

Race to Berlin

The civil war in Greece 1946

The dropping of the atomic bomb August 1945

The origins of the Cold War

The soviet view of the Marshall Plan

Truman doctrine source

Two western views of the Marshall Plan

usefulness of sources

Were Stalin's action justified?

What caused the Berlin blockade?

What is peer assessment?

What is the Cold War?

What was Comecon?

Who was to blame for starting the Cold War?

Writing Frame

Yalta Conference

Work booklet [Differentiated]

HTML Files

Self-Marking Tests 1 and 2


The Berlin Blockade

Origins of the Cold War Interactive

Excite and challenge pupils with this interactive Power Point Presentation.  It can be used as a personalised independent learning module which enables pupils to cover GCSE content on the Origins of the Cold War using the differentiated work booklet but can also be used as a revision resource or a teaching resource via a data projector or interactive whiteboard. It has been designed to give pupils the opportunity to learn and make progress in a different way.

The material is presented in an attractive and lively manner with text, images, audio, internet links, advanced materials to stretch and challenge, keywords and interactive maps in order to keep pupils challenged and engaged.

Each section has clear pupil-centred learning outcomes stating what they will learn and be able to do. They can monitor their understanding and progress through the embedded interim self-marking tests, homework tasks, end of module test and the extended writing task. There are sample answers and mark schemes.

Origins of the Cold War Interactive

What is included?

42 PowerPoint Slides

23 page Work Booklet

40 supporting Word documents

2 Self-Marking Tests, Revision notes, Exam


“Great resources that I would fully recommend. We found the GCSE modules extremely useful for teaching and revision. The resources were relevant to our specification. The source evaluation questions, prompt sheets, mark schemes are excellent, providing opportunities for peer-assessment”

Jean Fowkes, Head of History, Wales High School, Sheffield.

What teachers are saying about History Interactive Resources

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GCSE History 9-1 Interactive


This interactive module has been  revised  in line with the new requirements for the new GCSE History 9-1.

The updated modules now include:-

Use History Interactive modules for:-

    Exam revision


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Full GCSE 9-1 History  

content coverage


GCSE 9-1 World and Period Studies


Paris Peace Conference

League of Nations

Causes of the Second World War

Origins of the Cold War

Cold War 1950-1991

Weimar Germany

Nazi Germany

Hitler’s Rise to Power

GCSE 9-1 World and Period Studies

The First World War

Russian Revolutions

Vietnam War

Britain 1900-1918

USA 1941-1980 A Divided Union?

The Holocaust

USA 1919-1941

Arab-Israeli Conflict

Northern Ireland Troubles

Black Civil Rights USA

The American West

Medicine Through Time 1

Medicine Through Time 2

GCSE 9-1 British Depth Studies


Anglo-Saxon and Norman England

Elizabethan England 1558-1603

Warfare and British Society

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