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4. Second World War: Effects (ATL)3 August 2018

Guiding questions:What was the situation in Europe and Asia at the end of the Second World War?What were the economic costs of the Second World War?What were the political and ideological effects of the... more

5. First World War: Graded student examples3 August 2018

On this page you will find sample student essays.For Paper 2, wars will never be named in the questions so these are essays where the First World War has been used as the example in response to an open-ended... more

4. First World War: Essay planning for Paper 23 August 2018

First World War: Essay planning This page contains ATL to improve essay writing for this topic as well as specific essay frames.Task OneATL: Thinking skillsThe six key concepts in history are: more

Case Study: Cuban Civil War (ATL)3 August 2018

Case Study: Cuban Civil WarThe ATL on this page are designed to help students understand the causes, practices and effects of the Cuban Civil War. This works as a case study for both a civil war and a... more

5. Chinese Civil War: Videos and activities3 August 2018

This page has suggestions for videos on the Chinese civil war. For other videos focusing more on Mao's rule (i.e. effects of the civil war) go to: The People's Republic of China (1949 - 2005): videos more

4. Chinese Civil War: Essay planning for Paper 23 August 2018

This page contains ATL to improve essay writing for this topic as well as specific essay frames.The Chinese Civil War can be used for essays that require a discussion of guerilla warfare and the impact... more

3. Chinese Civil War: Effects (ATL)3 August 2018

1 October 1949, Mao proclaimed the People's Republic in Tiananmen Square.The effects of his victory in the civil war were far-reaching not just for China but for the region and for the whole world. The... more

2. Chinese Civil War: Practices (ATL)3 August 2018

This section looks at the practices of the Chinese Civil War, linking the course of the war to the prescribed content headings for wars on the IB syllabus.Note that this section links to Paper 3 Asia... more

1. Chinese Civil War: Causes (ATL) 3 August 2018

The ATL on this page are designed to help students understand the causes of the Chinese Civil WarEssay writing practice for this case study as well as ideas for videos and how to incorporate these into... more

Comparative essay planning for authoritarian states3 August 2018

This page gives some suggestions for activities and plans which require students to compare two authoritarian states; this skill is key for this paper and students need plenty of practice in planning... more