A lesson which looks at the state of Germany at the end of 1918. The students start by imagining what Germany was like in 1918 and they draw an image and describe their surroundings. They are then introduced to several sources which show some of the problems affecting the German people, the economy, the government and the army/ navy. After annotating the sources they write a report about the state of Germany in 1918. Literacy support included (writing frame and key words). Plenary revisits their starter illustration and they undertake the same activity but use the knowledge from the lesson to support their images and descriptions. GCSE skills are incorporated throughout.