The Russian Revolution and Stalin

Russian Revolution

Plan for Unit 2a: The Russian Revolution and Stalin

NB: Students must know and be able to apply ALL terms and concepts contained in the Appendix. Topic questions will be assigned in class with the expectation they will be completed (and may be asked on unit test). Other chapter assignments comprising unit evaluation are indicated below. Additional assignments and quizzes may be added at my discretion if merited by the topic.

*The public exam may contain a 10 point essay question from this topic on any application (a) or integration (i) outcome.

**All fill-in worksheets accompany the Power Point presentation given in class. It is NOT available on this site. All information is in the text (pages 67-74) or on http://www.cdli.ca/

 

***This unit will take 3-4 weeks to cover

  1. Background: Marxism and Capitalism
    1. Text pages: 67-68
    2. Excerpt from Where History is Made and question sheet
    3. Intro to Russian Revolution  at BBC Bitesize
    4. Handout (Student Notes 1)

  2. Sources of discontent in pre-revolutionary Russia (Text pages 68-69)
  3.   a.  Demands of Marxists and Liberals
    1. Handout (Student Notes 2)
    2. Autocratic rule of Tsar Nicholas II: Graphic Organizer Worksheet
    1. Impact of Russo-Japanese War Worksheet
    2. March Revolution Notes (Impact of WWI and Role of Rasputin)
    3. Video: The Russian Revolution  (Contact me for username and password)

    EVALUATION: IN CLASS SAMPLE 10 POINT QUESTION ON OUTCOME 2.1.3

  4. The Bolshevik (November) Revolution and Lenin’s consolidation of power
    1. November Revolution worksheet
    2. The Russian Civil War Worksheet (Treaty of Brest Litovsk and War Communism)
    3. The New Economic Policy Worksheet
    4. Summary of the Bolshevik Revolution at BBC Bitesize

  5. The Stalin Years
    1. Video: Life Under Stalin  (Contact me for username and password)
    2. Worksheet for Life Under Stalin
    3. The Stalin Years Notes
    4. Summary of Stalin's Rule at BBC Bitesize
    5. Interview Stalin at http://www.activehistory.co.uk/main_area/head2head/index.htm?stalin

  6. EVALUATION: BINDER CHECK FOR ALL TEN WORKSHEETS

 

7. Unit Test

  1. 20 multiple Choice
  2. 1 Ten Point Essay Question

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