Economic Factors and Germany's Path to Authoritarianism PowerPoint Presentation

Economic Factors: Germany’s Path to Authoritarianism

The lesson “Economic Factors and Germany’s Path to Authoritarianism” has been meticulously designed to cater to the specific needs of IBDP History students, particularly those preparing for Paper 2 on Authoritarian States and those delving into the intricacies of Germany’s history during the Interwar period. With a deep appreciation for the historical context and a commitment to saving valuable teaching time, this lesson plan is more than just a standard classroom resource – it’s a comprehensive and engaging educational experience.

The PowerPoint delves into the economic factors that played a pivotal role in shaping Germany’s journey towards authoritarianism. It comprises 12 carefully curated slides, each laden with historical insights, providing students with a holistic understanding of the historical backdrop.

But what sets this lesson apart is its emphasis on active student engagement. We understand that the best learning happens when students are actively involved, so we’ve incorporated a range of student activities. These include source analysis, a fundamental skill for any history student, and integrating three captivating short films that vividly bring history to life. These films not only make the past more accessible but also reduce your lesson preparation time.

Throughout the lesson, discussion questions are strategically placed to encourage critical thinking and lively classroom discourse. These questions prompt students to delve deeper into the subject, fostering curiosity and intellectual growth.

By the end of this lesson, your students will have a comprehensive grasp of the economic factors driving Germany towards authoritarianism. They’ll also have honed their source analysis skills and critical thinking abilities, all while reducing your lesson preparation workload.

Economic Factors and Germany’s Path to Authoritarianism Lesson Plan Classroom Resource

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Resource Information

Description:Student activities include source analysis, discussion questions and 3 short films.
Estimated lessons:2-3.
Ages16 years +.
Format PowerPoint.

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