Weimar Republic Overview Lesson

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Source: https://pixabay.com/photos/berlin-parliament-3813855/

Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will delve into the history of the Weimar Republic, exploring its inception after World War I, the challenges it faced from economic crises, political instability, and the rise of extremist parties. They will gain insights into how these factors culminated in the end of the Weimar era and paved the way for the rise of the Nazi dictatorship. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading and research options, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?

Option 1: Reading

Step 1: Download a copy of the reading questions worksheet below:

Weimar Republic Reading Questions.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the following web page:

Option 2: Internet research

Download a copy of the research worksheet and use the internet to answer the questions.

Weimar Republic Research Worksheet.docx
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Extension activities

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