The Great Leap Forward

The Great Leap Forward

This The Great Leap Forward modern history lesson includes an overview of the Great Leap Forward of 1958 under the rule of Mao Zedong. The focus of this lesson plan is on the reasons for the need for the 2nd 5-year plan, communes and the mistakes and failures of the Great Leap Forward.

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Resource Information

Description:Student activities include source analysis, a short film and a critical thinking activity.
Estimated lessons:1-2
Ages14-18 years
Format PowerPoint

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