History Curriculum Overview

History Curriculum Overview

 

 

 

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1/Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 7

Topic

 

History around us

Norman England 

 The Middle Ages and Jewish migration 

The Witch Craze 

Black Tudors 

Assessment

 

Change and Continuity essay - How far has Parkview School stayed the same 1970 – 2019?

Causation essay - Why did William win the Battle of Hastings?

Narrative account on changing treatment of the Jews 1066 - 1290

Analytical essay - Why was there a witch craze in Britain from 1580 – 1750?

 Analytical essay - Why is Miranda Kaufmann’s book ‘Black Tudors’ so popular?

 

Extended Learning / HW

Using the HW grid choose 3 different tasks to complete over the half term. Everyone must complete the task in the middle of the grid:

Create a mindmap showing what you have learned about the local history of the school and its community. You should use lots of images and colour alongside your key words

 

Using the HW grid choose 3 different tasks to complete over the half term. Everyone must complete the task in the middle of the grid:

Create a quiz of 10 questions and answers showing what you have learned about the battle of Hastings or life in England in the Middle Ages. You can use multiple choice or True/False or simple questions in your quiz.

 

 

 

 

Year 8

Topic

 

Trans-Atlantic slave trade 

Native Americans 

19th 20th century migration 

TapeLetters – An oral history project about the British-Pakistani community 

Windrush Migration

Assessment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Analytical essay - How far was the Haitian Revolution the most important cause of the Abolition of Slavery?

 

 

Mini-assessment (make a judgement paragraph ) - extended writing

 

How did Native Americans resists  attempted genocide? 

 

Museum curation – How can we best describe the experience and impact of migrants in Britain 1800 – 1919? 

  • Students will work on labeling and tagging archival documents they have read throughout the term in order to make a judgement on which they would include in a museum collection. 

Assessment  - students complete their own oral history interviews

 Source analysis – The murder of Kelso Cochrane - usefulness of sources

 

 

 

Extended Learning / HW

Using the HW grid choose 3 different tasks to complete over the half term. Everyone must complete the task in the middle of the grid:

 

Create a mindmap showing what you have learned about the revolution in Haiti and the abolition of slavery. You should use lots of images and colour alongside your key words

Using the HW grid choose 3 different tasks to complete over the half term. Everyone must complete the task in the middle of the grid:

 

Create a quiz of 10 questions and answers showing what you have learned about Native American communities. You can use multiple choice or True/False or simple questions in your quiz.

 

 

 

Year 9

Topic

 

Women’s suffrage 

Titanic 

WW1 

Holocaust 

LGBT rights 

Assessment

 

 

Analytical essay - Why did women win the vote? 

 

Analytical essay – Who was to blame for the Titanic disaster? 

Source Analysis - how useful are soldiers letters for an enquiry into the trenches of WW1? 

Narrative account on changing persecution of Jewish people 1933 - 1945

Analytical essay - Has pop culture achieved more for LGBT rights than parliament? 

 

Alternative - Museum curation / online archive creation 

  Extended learning  Using the HW grid choose 3 different tasks to complete over the half term. Everyone must complete the task in the middle of the grid:

Create a mindmap showing what you have learned about the fight for women to get the vote. You should use lots of images and colour alongside your key words

       

Year10

Topic

 

Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918 - 1939

Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918 - 1939

Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918 - 1939

Medicine through time 1250 – present    

Medicine through time 1250 – present

 

Medicine through time 1250 – present

 

Assessment

 

GCSE exam questions

-               Explain why

-               Usefulness

-               Interpretations

GCSE exam questions

-               Explain why

-               Usefulness

-               Interpretations

GCSE exam questions

-               Explain why

-               Usefulness

-               Interpretations

GCSE exam questions

-Period comparison

-Explain why

-How far do you agree

 

GCSE exam questions

-Period comparison

-Explain why

-How far do you agree

 

GCSE exam questions

-Period comparison

-Explain why

-How far do you agree

 

Year 11

Topic

 

Cold War and Superpower relations 1943 - 1991               

Cold War and Superpower relations 1943 - 1991               

Anglo Saxon and Norman England 1060 - 1088      

Anglo Saxon and Norman England 1060 - 1088          

Revision and exams

 

 

 

Assessment

GCSE exam questions

-consequences

-narrative account

-importance

GCSE exam questions

-consequences

-narrative account

-importance

GCSE exam questions

-key features

-explain why

-how far do you agree

GCSE exam questions

-key features

-explain why

-how far do you agree