Engaging with AQA GCSE (9-1) History: Germany, 1890-1945: Democracy and dictatorship Period study (Paperback)
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Engaging with AQA GCSE (9-1) History: Germany, 1890-1945: Democracy and dictatorship Period study (Paperback)

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Exam board: AQA
Level: GCSE
Subject: History
First teaching: September 2016
First exams: Summer 2018

Make AQA GCSE History more accessible, enjoyable and manageable.

Based on his own experience of teaching the specification, renowned author Dale Banham knows how to cover the content with the right pace and depth, while also equipping students with the knowledge and 'complex thinking' skills required for exam success.

Using the latest research on memory and visible learning, this textbook will help to raise attainment for students of all abilities.

- Engage students with accessible routes into challenging topics: the text is broken down into bullet points and boxes, while stories about interesting people start each chapter, providing a memorable 'hook' for revision

- Encourage students to take responsibility for their learning: tasks are structured around five 'steps to success', teaching students how to Research, Summarise, Connect, Apply and Review the content

- Make learning stick: techniques such as interleaving, retrieval practice, dual coding and spaced practice help students to remember everything and use their knowledge effectively in the exams

- Build top-grade skills: the higher-order thinking skills required to construct complex arguments and reach the upper levels of the AQA mark schemes are carefully modelled, with step-by-step advice

- Improve exam results: practice questions, revision tips and guidance based on the examiners' reports are embedded throughout the book, alongside purposeful homework activities for each week

- Cover the content in one term: a double-page spread for each lesson and a clear pathway through each unit focuses students on what they really need to know, leaving one final term for revision

The five-term plan is provided FREE for teachers in the Free schemes of work and lesson resources (available on the Dynamic Learning platform), along with editable resources that support the tasks in the textbooks and guidance on using homework effectively.

Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN: 9781510458918
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 292 g
Dimensions: 274 x 213 x 5 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Dale's books really help students to see the wood from the trees! The layout allows students to see the big answers before the supporting details. I wish I had these books two years ago; they make the GCSE seem so much more accessible and manageable. They were worth the wait though; I can tell academic history books were used to write the precise and concise content from scratch. No cut and paste on these pages! -- Head of History, Priory School Lewes and Associate Fellow, University of Sussex
These are fantastic textbooks - they simplify the course while still covering everything effectively. I love the advice on exam questions - it clearly links in with what I would advise as an examiner and the advice is very pupil friendly. They are the best books I have seen on the new AQA GCSE. I have found them particularly useful for pupils who struggle to access some of the other books. -- History Teacher, Wilmslow High School, Cheshire
A crucial textbook for anyone teaching the AQA specification. Easily accessible and with excellent activities for pupils of all abilities. I would highly recommend all titles in the Engaging with AQA GCSE History series. -- Director of Studies: Humanities, Woldgate School, York

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