An enquiry into the Berlin Blockade and Airlift which tasks students with analysing an historical cartoon and completing a GCSE-style question (in this case OCR Modern World, but adaptable for other examination boards).
Slides 3-5: Slow reveal of Birdwatcher cartoon to generate students’ interest and questions
Slide 6: Newsreel of Berlin Blockade to establish facts (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2ej9vdn--4)
Slides 7-8: Maps to further establish understanding of Berlin Blockade
Print slide 10 for students to annotate
Slides 11-13: OCR ‘message’ question, mark scheme and model answers of varying quality