Author Archives: Lenny

Welcome to our History Class!

Back at school, back at hanging out with friends, back at spending more time with our relatives, back at hanging out outdoors and even leaving home for short trips…in the last months there’ve been different “come backs” for us all … Continue reading

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Understanding the Origins of the Cold War.

In this post I’ve decided to publish a selection of material you produced in Google Classroom so that the class can have access to some especially good work. You will also find a presentation with the wonderful questions you generated … Continue reading

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The Short Term Causes of WW1. The Moroccan Crisis. (17/3 – 18/3 – 25/3)

Hello Everyone! Our present circumstances have asked us to change our plans for school, for social activities, for sports and the list could go on and on. Still, there’s a lot of good that can come out of this situation. … Continue reading

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The Korean War.

A great lecture on the Korean War, summarises the whole conflict in 16 minutes. Amazing! As you listen to the lecture, answer the following questions. They will help you to focus on the most important details.  1. What were the … Continue reading

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The Vietnam War.

Hello Everyone! Here’s some food for thought for our next topic: the Vietnam War. Here’s the lecture for our note taking exercise:    El Símbolo de la Guerra de Vietnam.   Vietnam War from lennyambrosini Source Analysis on the … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Before we plunge into de Cuban Missile crisis itself, it’s important to know  the situation in Cuba before the crisis and most importantly, the pre existing relationship between Cuba & the US. As you watch take down the names of … Continue reading

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The Berlin Wall: A symbol.

  The Berlin Wall from Caroline Berlin Wall from UD Teacher 20 años de la caída del muro de Berlín. from lennyambrosini Today, August 13th is the 50th Anniversary of the building of the Berlin Wall. Here’s a photo essay … Continue reading

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HISTORY. Paper 2: Source Analysis. Don’t fear it, face it! ;)

Custom Glitter Text Here’s a very interesting handout for overall work on sources.  Source evaluation from lennyambrosini Here, there’s a guide to the writing of the essay question in the Source Analysis paper at History IGCSE.  History essay writing paper … Continue reading

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“And a cold wind blows, and a dark rain falls…”

Who could have imagined that shortly after WW2 ended and Hitler was finally defeated a new and different kind of war would start? Look at the following presentation to work out the causes of the beginning of the Cold War. … Continue reading

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Gathering Storm. Imminent War.

We are now about to plunge into one of the main topics of this year: THE FIRST WORLD WAR. No historical event is the result of only ONE  cause, that is why we have already been considering some of the … Continue reading

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