|This lesson revisits the very first
lesson of the course. This time however the activity and
(hopefully) your level of understanding are much more
This will be a full class, video debate. Six teams are chosen to represent Germany, Austria-Hungary,
Russia, Britain, France and Serbia. Depending on numbers, a small
group of students may wish to take responsibility for digital
filming and video editing. (see Resources opposite)
Teams prepare for the debate by (i) planning a number of
questions to be put to the other 5 countries and (ii) planning a
defence of your own country against accusations that you were
responsible for starting the war.
Each country takes a turn in the 'dock', attempting to defend
themselves against the rest of the class. Merits awarded for best
|Alan Farmer - Modern European History
The debate in 2002 (videos) Thanks to Tom and Olivier for filming and editing the videos for
the website in 2002.
video debate. This is nearly 10 minutes long and more than 7mb.
Save and watch it later by right-clicking and 'save target as'.
Teams for 2005
Germany - Melissa, Maddie, Hee jin
Austria - Adrian, Galen, Laura
Russia - Jack, Nitin
Britain - Charlotte, Josh
France - Paul, Jacob,
Serbia - Dan, Nacho, Tom