Unit 1: From Austrian Corporal to German Chancellor - Hitler 1918 to 1933.

Unit 1: From Austrian Corporal to German Chancellor - Hitler 1918 to 1933.

In this introductory unit we will examine how Hitler rose from obscurity in 1918 to become the sole leader of Germany in 1933. We will explore factors that influenced his world vision and his plans for a new Germany, and explain what Hitler's appeal was to millions of ordinary Germans.


Lesson 0: An Introduction

In this lesson we will explore the course outline and units, discuss expectations of each other, investigate the teaching and learning theory of SOLO Taxonomy and reflect on what we know already by self assessing our existing knowledge Lego used to explain SOLO Taxonomy: ...

Lesson 1 - "Ubermensch"

In lesson 1 we will explore the political thinkers and philosophers who influenced Hitler and the Nazi vision. Through this exploration it is hoped you will develop a conceptual framework to help explain where Hitler found his inspiration and how he connected with the ideals of ordinary...

Lesson 2 - 1919 - 1928: "The Years of Struggle"

In lesson 2 we will begin to examine other influences on Hitler vision that became crystalised in his book "Mein Kampf". These will include how the humiliation of defeat in World War 1 impacted on the pysche of both Hitler and Germany and the crises faced by the new Weimar Republic. We will also...

Lesson 3 - 1929 - 33: "Hitler Seizes His Chance"

In lesson 3 we examine how the economic crisis caused by the Wall Street Crash of 1929 provided Hitler and the Nazis with the opportunity to fully appeal to a desperate German people   Unit 1 - Lesson 3 Hitler seizes his chance 1929 - 33.pdf (3382917) Dominoes 1.docx (30308) Dominoes 2.docx...

Lesson 4 - Assessment Preparation

In the final lesson of this unit we will attempt to bring together all the learning steps in order to create a big picture which explains why Hitler appealed to millions of German people. We will explore the assessment skills you will need to develop in order to achieve a top level in an...


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