Truman On Trial

** We’re very proud to announce that Truman On Trial has just been awarded the Quality Mark of the Association for Citizenship Teaching, recognising it as an outstanding Citizenship education resource! Click here for additional materials and guidance to maximise the Citizenship impact of the lessons. **

Through the lessons in this teaching pack students investigate the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945. They engage with a range of primary and secondary historical sources, and then stage a mock criminal trial to decide whether or not President Truman was justified in ordering the bombings.

The pack also contains subject-specific lessons for Citizenship, English, History and RE, including exploring media reporting, and writing haiku.

Truman On Trial has been awarded the Association for Citizenship Teaching’s Quality Mark, recognising it as an outstanding Citizenship education resource. Please click here for exciting new materials and guidance to maximise the Citizenship impact of the lessons, and to support KS3-5 English, and KS5 Law and Government & Politics.

TheEducation Resources Awards finalist logo pack was also a finalist in the Education Resources Awards 2018.

 

 

 

Reviews of Truman on Trial can be found on our testimonials page and on   the TES website.

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pdfLesson 1: Hiroshima and Nagasaki Carousel

Lesson 1: Hiroshima and Nagasaki Carousel Powerpoint

 

 

 

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pdfLesson 2: The Trial
pdfLesson 2: The Trial (Higher ability)
pdfLesson 2: The Trial (Lower ability)

Lesson 2: The Trial (Standard / Higher Ability) Powerpoint

                                                       Lesson 2: The Trial (Lower Ability) Powerpoint

 


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pdfLesson 3: Citizenship (Media Reporting) || Citizenship PowerPoint || Supplementary Citizenship resources and guidance 
pdfLesson 3: English (Haiku and Senryu) || English PowerPoint
pdfLesson 3: History (Source Analysis) || History PowerPoint 
pdfLesson 3: RE (Just War Theory) || RE PowerPoint