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WALT: What were the causes and consequences of hyperinflation?
WILFs: Can use ILRIM to explain why 1919-23 was a period of crisis in Germany (C)..... Can describe and explain the causes and consequences of the hyperinflation (C)... can evaluate the importance of hyperinflation in the crisis of 1923 (A)

Lesson Development
1. Starter : Connect the learning with this Find Someone Who
2. In your table groups Round Table ILRIM sheets
Put the following table in your books under today's WALT

Causes of hyperinflation

Consequences of hyperinflation



3. Now watch clip 1 taking notes on today's WALT Question
4. Promenade your shoulder partner and share ideas
5. Class Stand and Share
6. Now watch clip 2 and add to your notes
7. Use the PPT to develop your notes even further
8. Form two circles and paraphrase passport - What happened in 1923 Weimar Germany and why?
9. Plenary - Quiz Quiz Trade Key Words

This lesson is made up of;

  1. A PowerPoint introduction on Inflation and Hyperinflation to read and take notes from
  2. An interactive crossword on the financial crisis of 1923 to complete and print
  3. A summary interactive diagram of the early problems of the Weimar Republic to complete and print

 Starter: Study the image below - what does it tell you about the value of money in 1923?


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