CE, Activity One Period 6: Given your understanding of the assassination of PM Patrice Lumumba of the newly independent Congo in 1961, read the handout “The United Nations and the Congo” (on my desk) and write a similar timeline to the actions or steps that the UN took in the crisis as you did with the UN involvement in the Korean War. Activity Two Period 7: Answer the questions on your own for the sample Paper 1 Section A 8 a-c on IB Answer Sheet paper using blue or black pen. HW: Finish the question for homework if you didn’t have enough time in class, we will go over it with markschemes on Thursday.
CE, quick review of the UN in the Korean Conflict reading and discussion on how successful were they? Intro to the Congo and the role of the UN in the 1960′s Crisis, using the film clip on PM Lumumba and who was responsible for his assassination?
CE, Introduction to the UNO, aims and organization, investigative research using the UNO site and the question sheet sent to you. Review the Korean War again and look at the role of the UN in that conflict using handout. HW: continue working on your study calendar for all three papers.
CE, Reiterating what the IGCSE Paper 1, Paper 2 and Paper 4 are going to cover and what day there are on, prioritizing topics to set up study schedule calendar and do a little review and getting your notes together. Final wrap up of Gorbachev using a graphic organizer. Have a wonderful and relaxing spring break.
CE, Looking at Gorbachev’s aims and policies, how responsible was he for the fall of the Soviet Union? Setting up a study schedule calendar.
CE, hand back 8(c) marked questions on which posed a greater threat to the Soviet control of Eastern Europe Solidarity or the uprising in Czechoslovakia in 1968? Be able to support your marking with the markschemes. Gorbachev’s policies of glasnost and perestroika, and the break up of the Soviet Union. Outline of the time period, clip of Gorbachev,
CE, Finish up Solidarity and compare with Hungary 1956 and Czechoslovakia 1968 as to which was a more serious threat to Soviet Control of Eastern Europe. Quick 15 minute writing exercise and to be peer graded for Monday’s class. Remember that you need to be responsible and not lose someone else’s paper, and provide support for the marks that it received.
CE, Understanding the significance of Solidarity using specific vocabulary, hand back Mock Exams with markschemes and write reflections for each. HW: new reading on Poland-what were the origins of Solidarity.
CE, reading on The End of the Cold War,
focus on Solidarity and Poland.
CE, Back to the Soviet Satellites, and the end of the Cold War. Quick review of the first three topics (1) Hungarian Uprising 1956 (2) Building of the Berlin Wall 1961, (3) Prague Spring 1968, Brezhnev Doctrine in a jigsaw activity. HW: reading packet The End of the Cold War for Thursday.