Bolshevik Consolidation of Power lesson plan

Bolshevik Consolidation of Power

The Cunning History Teacher’s high school lesson plan on The Bolshevik Consolidation of Power offers a comprehensive examination of the historical events that marked the establishment of Soviet power in Russia. The lesson provides a unique insight into Lenin’s new decrees, The Constituent Assembly, The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, social changes, The Murder of the Romanovs, The Civil War 1918-21, and the New Economic Policy.

The Bolshevik Consolidation of Power is a crucial period in modern history that provides valuable lessons on the formation and evolution of governments. This lesson plan will provide students with the opportunity to engage with a wide range of primary sources, including short films, that offer a vivid account of the events of the time.

Through this lesson plan, students will develop essential critical thinking skills, as they analyze and evaluate source materials, exploring the different perspectives and interpretations of the events of the Bolshevik Consolidation of Power. They will also have the opportunity to engage in letter and obituary writing, allowing them to reflect on the impact of these events on people’s lives and the broader social and political context.

This high school lesson plan provides an excellent opportunity for students to delve deeper into the complexities of modern history and to develop a nuanced understanding of the events that shaped the world we live in today. Whether you are an experienced history teacher or just starting out, The Bolshevik Consolidation of Power is a must-have resource that will captivate and engage your students. So why wait? Start teaching this innovative and thought-provoking lesson plan today and inspire the next generation of history lovers!

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Resource Information

Description:Student activities include short films, source analysis, critical thinking, letter and obituary writing.
Estimated lessons:2-3
Ages14-18 years
Format PowerPoint

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