Year 8 History

Term 6

All home learning will now be set on Microsoft TEAMS

Please visit the History TEAM for the latest files and information.

Click the button below

 

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This term in History you will be covering two topics; the American West and Cowboys.

Two online lessons will be provided for you to complete independently. You will be scheduled to receive one live lesson a week.

The independent home learning lessons will be uploaded onto Microsoft Teams by your class teacher. These lessons have been designed so that you should only rarely, if ever, need resources outside of the PowerPoint.

To access Microsoft Teams, you should go to www.office.com and use your school email and password to log on. You can then use this on your web browser for free. This includes any Office products, including Word and PowerPoint.

  1. You should complete these lessons weekly in the exercise book you have been given.
  2. Where appropriate – give yourself marks and feedback (there will be information in the lessons to help you do this).
  3. You can upload your work or pictures of your work to Teams to receive feedback from your class teacher.
  4. Follow the guidance on the lessons about completing homework linked to your Term 5 KO.
  5. Your class teacher will begin holding live lessons for you; please make sure you are reading and checking your school emails to find out when this is.

 

If you have any questions or would like any of the work you have completed to be marked. Please email either myself of your class teacher.


Term 5 

This term in History you will be covering two topics; the American Civil War 1861-1865 and the Civil Rights Movement.

There has been a change in how you will access your lessons. Each week two lessons will be uploaded onto Microsoft Teams by your class teacher. These lessons have been designed so that you should only rarely, if ever, need resources outside of the PowerPoint.

To access Microsoft Teams, you should go to www.office.com and use your school email and password to log on. You can then use this on your web browser for free. This includes any Office products, including Word and PowerPoint.

  1. You should complete these lessons weekly in the exercise book you have been given.
  2. Where appropriate – give yourself marks and feedback (there will be information in the lessons to help you do this).
  3. You can upload your work or pictures of your work to Teams to receive feedback from your class teacher.
  4. Follow the guidance on the lessons about completing homework linked to your Term 5 KO.
  5. Your class teacher will begin holding live lessons for you; please make sure you are reading and checking your school emails to find out when this is.
  6. Complete the wider reading linked below.
  7. If you want to investigate further you can follow these links:

If you have any questions or would like any of the work you have completed to be marked. Please email either myself of your class teacher.

 

Week 1
Lesson 1 Lesson 2
Week 2
Lesson 3 Lesson 4
Week 3
Lesson 5 & 6
Week 4
Lesson 7 Lesson 8

 

History Home Learning Page Monday 23rd March - 16th April

  1. Students should complete all application and challenge tasks not yet completed from their T4 Knowledge Organiser. These are to be completed in your new lime green Home Learning book and will be checked on return to school. 
  2. Students should then revisit their terms 1 to 3 Knowledge Organisers to embed previous areas of weakness through quizzing and self-checking in their home learning book.
  3. Students should then attempt the cumulative assessments, see link below. 

Year 8

If you need any support or guidance please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Kind Regards
Miss A. Goren

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Cumulative Assessment Mark Scheme Cumulative Assessment
Resource Pack (35mb zip)

Extra Reading

If you wish to develop your history knowledge further, please read the following text. You can also use the internet to research this topic furtherif you wish to develop your history knowledge further, please read the following text. You can also use the internet to research this topic further.

Exract from Equiano’s The Interesting Narrative of the Life of O Equiano - Enriched Text History Y8