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30th March 2020

Welcome to History, please find all the home learning activities for this week outlined below.

Remember, sometimes your History teacher may want you to complete activities that are specific just to you and your class. Therefore, make sure you check your email; your History teacher will notify you if they want you to complete something different (or in addition to) the learning below.

Click on your year group to jump to your section: Year 7, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10.

 

Year 7 History

Part 1: Tasks in your History work pack (Spring 2)

This week we will be learning about Topic 2 in your Spring 2 work pack. This focuses on the question:

Title: “Is it right that Cromwell still stands outside parliament?”

This week, you are going to find out more about what it was like fighting during the English Civil War (1642-49) – the war in England between King Charles I and parliament. You will also learn about how Oliver Cromwell ruled over England after King Charles I was executed in 1649. Today, there is a statue of Oliver Cromwell outside the Houses of Parliament!

Before you begin these tasks, make sure you write out the title for this week’s work.

Task 1: Read pages 112 to 113 in your work packs (“Fighting the Civil War”) and answer the “Reflect” questions in full sentences in your green exercise books or on lined paper.

Task 2: Read pages 54 to 55 in your work pack (“Cromwell’s Commonwealth”) and answer the five questions on page 55 of your work pack in full sentences. Again, make sure this is completed in your green exercise books or on lined paper.

Part 2: Your fortnightly project

Using the reading you have done, there is a  project to complete by the end of the week. Your project is to:

Make a poster that summarises the reasons why the English Civil War broke out in 1642.

You can make this poster however you wish to, using either Microsoft Word or Microsoft PowerPoint, or even by hand. (If you'd like to do the poster by hand, you need to email your class teacher a photograph of your completed poster.)

You need to make sure your poster is colourful, eye-catching and includes accurate and detailed examples about why parliament ended up going to war with King Charles I in 1642.

You can use the information in your work pack, and the following websites, to help you to complete your project:

This project needs to be completed by 15.00pm on Friday 3 April 2020. Please make sure you have emailed your History teacher your completed project by this deadline.

 

Year 8 History

Part 1: Tasks in your History work pack

This week you will continue your learning on Topic 1 of your History work pack, focused on the question:

“How did the lives of European Jews change between 1933 and 1945?”

In your work packs, please make sue you have read all of the information, and completed all of the tasks, up to page 13. There is space in your work pack to complete all tasks. Please make sure all of your answers are in written in full sentences.

Part 2: Your fortnightly project

You also have a project to complete by the end of the week.  This week’s project focuses on the significant events and battles that took place during the Second World War (1939-1945).

From the list below, please choose ONE of the big battles of the Second World War to research. You can use the websites below to help you:

Event 1: The Battle of Britain (1940)

Event 2: The bombing of Pearl Harbour (1941)

Event 3: The Battle of Stalingrad (1943)

Event 4: The D-Day landings (1944)

For your project, we would like to make a poster about the event that explains:

  • What happened at the event (including specific and detailed examples)
  • Why it was a significant event in the Second World War. You can consider:
    • How did it change the course of the war?
    • Did it help Britain and their allies to win the war?

You can make this poster however you wish to, using either Microsoft Word or Microsoft PowerPoint, or even by hand. (If you'd like to do the poster by hand, you need to email your class teacher a photograph of your completed poster.)

This project needs to be completed by 15.00pm on Friday 3 April 2020. Please make sure you have emailed your History teacher your completed project by this deadline.

 

Year 9 History

Task for 9Hi1 and 9Hi2

This week you will be starting to learn about the Cold War (c.1941-1991) – you will be focusing on some of the early reasons for tension that contributed to the start of the Cold War. Your learning will focus on the following three topics:

  1. What was the Cold War?
  2. What were relations like in the Grand Alliance?
  3. Was the year 1945 a ‘turning point’ in relations between the superpowers?

Your tasks for this week can be downloaded using the following web-link:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1u2WuPI8Ms8xQwpmeKeFdLprPTBx5xBsn

Make sure you read the first page of the document carefully, as this explains the different tasks you will be expected to complete this week. In addition, please make sure you complete all tasks on the Microsoft Word document, in the space provided.

Your completed Microsoft Word document needs to be emailed back to your History teacher by the deadline of 15.00pm on Friday 3 April 2020 (Ms Barmasbarma@whtc.co.uk; Mr Jacksonejackson@whtc.co.uk). If you have any difficulties meeting this deadline, please try to let your class teacher know before this deadline.

Task for 9Hi3, 9Hi4 and 9HiT

This week you will continue to learn about the treatment of soldiers on the Western Front. Your learning will focus on the following two topics:

  1. Why were infections and blood loss better treated on the Western Front?
  2. How were broken bones and head injures better treated on the Western Front?

Your tasks for this week can be downloaded using the following web-link:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1gTvX3OF9ZAmT9xkGffhX8Cz_8nDNBLci

Make sure you read the first page of the document carefully, as this explains the different tasks you will be expected to complete this week. In addition, please make sure you complete all tasks on the Microsoft Word document, in the space provided.

Your completed Microsoft Word document needs to be emailed back to your History teacher by the deadline of 15.00pm on Friday 3 April 2020 (Ms Alberybalbery@whtc.co.uk; Ms Nelsonrnelson@whtc.co.uk; Mr Barnesbbarnes@whtc.co.uk). If you have any difficulties meeting this deadline, please try to let your class teacher know before this deadline.

Year 10 History

Task for 10Hi1

This week you will continue your revision on Henry VIII and his chief ministers (1509-1540), focusing on the following two topics:

  1. Why was Cromwell appointed as Henry VIII’s Chief Minister in 1533?
  1. How far did religion in England change under Cromwell?

Your tasks for this week can be downloaded using the following web-link:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1mqdAoC_23_L1DK7I0Idqtvm2jdmOEQNK

Make sure you read the first page of the document carefully, as this explains the different tasks you will be expected to complete this week. In addition, please make sure you complete all tasks on the Microsoft Word document, in the space provided.

Your completed Microsoft Word document needs to be emailed back to Mr Jackson (ejackson@whtc.co.uk) by the deadline of 15.00pm on Friday 3 April 2020. If you have any difficulties meeting this deadline, please try to let him know before this deadline.

Task for 10Hi2 and 10HiS

 

This week you will continue your revision on the British sector of the Western Front (1914-1918), focusing on injuries, treatments and life in the trenches. Your learning will focus on the following two topics:

  1. What medical developments had already taken place before the First World War?
  1. What medical developments took place during the First World War?

Your tasks for this week can be downloaded using the following web-link:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1jCrfiN1tQ72eIzKkPArefXl6zg0hj274

Make sure you read the first page of the document carefully, as this explains the different tasks you will be expected to complete this week. In addition, please make sure you complete all tasks on the Microsoft Word document, in the space provided.

Your completed Microsoft Word document needs to be emailed back to your History teacher by the deadline of 15.00pm on Friday 3 April 2020 (Ms Nelsonrnelson@whtc.co.uk; Mr Barnesbbarnes@whtc.co.uk). If you have any difficulties meeting this deadline, please try to let your teacher know before this deadline.

Task for 10Hi3, 10Hi4 and 10HiT

This week you will continue to learn about the period of the Weimar Republic in Germany (1919-1932). Your learning will focus on the following two topics:

  1. What other political problems did the Weimar Republic face between 1919 and 1923?
  2. Why were the years 1919 to 1923 a time of economic crisis for Germany?

Students in classes 10Hi3 and 10Hi4, your tasks for this week can be downloaded using the following link:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1IkgCYJlwN4OhHco_g79PAen8Dj6oOxzh

Students in class 10HiT, your tasks for this week can be downloaded using the following link:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=13vP5M2nefhagRKeIy5KfahVb3qZjxHs0

Make sure you read the first page of the document carefully, as this explains the different tasks you will be expected to complete this week. In addition, please make sure you complete all tasks on the Microsoft Word document, in the space provided.

Your completed Microsoft Word document needs to be emailed back to your History teacher by the deadline of 15.00pm on Friday 3 April 2020 (Ms Alberybalbery@wht.co.uk; Ms Barmasbarma@whtc.co.uk). If you have any difficulties meeting this deadline, please try to let your teacher know before this deadline.