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20th April 2020

Welcome back everyone! We hope you enjoyed the Easter Holidays and are all well and staying safe with your families.

Please find your History home learning resources for this week below.  Remember to contact your teacher if you are unsure, or unable to complete the work. 

We hope you have a productive week and enjoy completing this week's activities!

Click here 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 you will be learning about Topic 3 in your Spring 2 work pack. This focuses on the question:

“Why do we still have a Queen today?”

Before Easter, you looked at the reasons why the English Civil War started in 1642, and how this led to the execution of King Charles I. After Charles I’s execution in 1649, Oliver Cromwell replaced him as leader of England. For the next 11 years England did not have a monarch (king/queen) in power!

TASK 1: Watch the following video to remind yourselves of what happened to Charles I:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zky82hv/video

This week you will find out when the English monarchy of England came back and, therefore, why it is that we have a monarch in power today. The period from 1660 was called the “Restoration” – in other words, the return of the monarchy in England under rule of King Charles II (known as the “Merry Monarch”).

TASK 2: For your second task, watch the following Horrible Histories video on Charles II to understand why he was known as the “Merry Monarch”:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FA5abHKvUBQ

Before you begin your third task for this week, make sure you write out the title for this week’s work and read the key words below (which will help you to understand the reading):

KEY WORDS:

Exile: Being kicked out / banned from your country.

Toleration: Allowing or accepting something that you disagree with

Restored: Put back in place

Regicide: The crime of killing a king

Taxation: Money that the people are forced to pay

Devout: Completely committed to a belief

Conformity: Following rules or laws

Dogged: Something that causes a continuous problem

Task 3: Read pages 56 to 57 in your work packs (“The Restoration”) and answer the “Check your understanding” questions on page 57 in full sentences in your green exercise books or on lined paper.

Part 2: Your optional fortnightly project

Over the next two weeks, you also have an optional fortnightly project, which you can complete if you choose to. The project is to write a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson about whether or not Oliver Cromwell’s statue outside Parliament should remain or be dismantled. More information on your project can be found using the following link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1xIx0H9qdn0gLWllJ8ZBsuPodfRIPvSS4.

The deadline for the project is 15.00pm on Friday 1 May 2020.

Year 8 History

Part 1: Tasks in your History work pack

This week you will continue your learning on Topic 2 of your History work pack, focused on the question:

“How did the Second World War impact Britain?”

This week you will learn about developments that took place in Britain after the Second World War (1939-1945). After 1945, big changes took place in British society. For example:

  • In 1948, the National Health Service was created, giving free health care and treatment for all.
  • Groups who were discriminated against campaigned for equal rights in Britain. This included women, gay people, disabled people, and black and minority ethnic groups.

You will learn about these key events and how more and more people in English society fought, and received, more rights.

TASK 1: Watch the following video about the creation of the NHS:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pnEMBgEG24

TASK 2: Read page 21 of your work pack (“Preventing disease”), and answer the questions on page 14 in full sentences. Then, on pages 15 and 16 of your work packs write the two P.E.E.L. paragraphs in answer to the question: Why do people in Britain, on average, live much longer than they did in 1900?

TASK 3: Watch the following videos about the campaign for women’s rights in Britain and the importance of the Disability Discrimination Act (1995):

Women’s rights in Britain: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpU0c15coBU

The Disability Discrimination Act (1995): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QR3QAxVRu20

TASK 4: Read pages 230-233 of your work pack (“What helped the struggle for equal rights in Britain after 1960?” and “Campaigns and Campaigners”), and answer the questions on pages 17 and 18 in full sentences.

If you’d like to do more research, you can also find out more about the 1976 Race Relations Act here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/46310188

Year 9 History

Task for 9Hi1 and 9Hi2

This week you will be continuing to learn about the Cold War (c.1941-1991) – focusing on further events that caused tensions to rise between the USA and the USSR, which contributed to the start of the Cold War. Your learning will focus on the following three topics:

  1. Why were Stalin’s actions in Eastern Europe so provocative?
  2. How did the West express their suspicions of Stalin?
  3. Why did Truman announce his ‘doctrine’ in 1947?

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

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1BxmWCct4EpNDa6J62trkhUigiAh3bn2_

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. (You can download the document by clicking 'download' in the top right hand corner of the screen)

Please aim to email your completed work to your History teacher by 15.00pm on Friday 24 April 2020 (Ms Barmasbarma@whtc.co.uk; Mr Jacksonejackson@whtc.co.uk). If you will have any difficulties meeting this deadline, please try to let your class teacher know before the date and time above.

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. How does the provenance of a source affect its usefulness?
  2. How were injured soldiers transported to safety in the war?

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

https://drive.google.com/open?id=11BnyrNoPqOcXH3LrbtTL48HyOEqPMcAO

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.

Please aim to email your completed work to your History teacher by 15.00pm on Friday 24 April 2020  (Ms Alberybalbery@whtc.co.uk; Ms Nelsonrnelson@whtc.co.uk; Mr Barnesbbarnes@whtc.co.uk). If you will have any difficulties meeting this deadline, please try to let your class teacher know before the date and time above.

Year 10 History

Task for 10Hi1

For your History work for this week, please check your emails from Mr Jackson. If you have not received an email by Tuesday 21 April, please email Mr Jackson directly on ejackson@whtc.co.uk

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. How were wounded soldiers transported to treatment on the Western Front?
  1. What were the key battles in the British sector of the Western Front?

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

https://drive.google.com/open?id=118N7fbQrx0DqCYeDBD1uUivKcq3mdDpP

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.

Please aim to email your completed work to your History teacher by 15.00pm on Friday 24 April 2020 (Ms Nelsonrnelson@whtc.co.uk; Mr Barnesbbarnes@whtc.co.uk). If you will have any difficulties meeting this deadline, please try to let your teacher know before before the date and time above.

Task for 10Hi3, 10Hi4 and 10HiT

Your work this week will take us back to revising Paper 1 Medicine, which you learnt about at the start of Year 9. We will focus on a revision summary of the first time period of the "Medicine in Britain (c.1250-today)" course - medieval England (c.1250-1500)

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

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1dD50OzcCq468Zu0WRcnKQu9GNfUeCDze

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.

Please aim to email your completed work to your History teacher by 15.00pm on Friday 24 April 2020 (Ms Alberybalbery@wht.co.uk; Ms Barmasbarma@whtc.co.uk; Ms Kaye lkaye@whtc.co.uk). If you will have any difficulties meeting this deadline, please try to let your class teacher know before the date and time above.