||IB Syllabus Reference
|IB History Induction Programme
|The course proper begins with an overview
of Europe in 1914.
||Nothing precise but essential
|The First World War is of fundamental
importance. We study
this in three parts. The first section examines the complex causes
of the war.
||The causes, course and consequences of the First
World War are major topics which overlap between both Standard/Higher
Level Topic 1: Causes, Practices and Effects of War and
Higher Level Subject 14. You might expect questions
on this topic in both Paper 2 (Standard Level) and Paper 3 (Higher
1 Study Guide - The Causes and Consequences of the First World War From belle époque to Wall Street Crash (1890-1929)
| The second section focuses on the nature
of the war as a turning point in the general history of warfare.
(Standard Level Topic 1)
|The final section examines the consequences of WWI.
The activities associated with this include the annual Versailles
Treaty role play activity with Y10 students in
November. (November 12 in 2003)
|The Cold War
||Standard Level Topic 5. Towards the end
of the first term the non-chronological topic of the Cold War
begins. One lesson each week will be dedicated to this important
topic throughout the remainder of the year.