A homework booklet with 33 pages for the autumn second half term of year 8. The focus is on learning homework ready for a starter or exit quiz in lessons. Each homework comes with a revision activity as well. This terms homework focuses on The emergence of modern Britain and includes:
The British Empire: Definition, colonies, map work, trading goods with colonies
The British Empire: How was the British Empire a force for good & bad? Case studies of two colonies: Canada, Australia, India, Kenya, Jamaica or South Africa
Living conditions in towns: Poverty & workhouses
Crime and Punishment: Law & Order / Prisons
Medical developments & advancements
Votes for women: Situation in 1884, reasons for votes for women
Votes for women: Campaigning and protesting
Votes for women: key people like the Pankhursts, Emily Davidson etc.
Votes for women: Reactions to campaigning: Men, Cat & Mouse Act, impact
Instructions for pupils are:
Each week in History, you will have a fact test on work you completed the week before in lessons. For homework revise the information on the topic which you learnt in your lesson and be ready to answer ten factual questions based on that work. To help you revise there are revision activities to do for each topic.
At the start of each half term and new term in History you will have a fact test which covers ALL the topics you have studied so far. Use this homework booklet to revise for your factual tests.
If you continually fail your factual tests (less than half marks) you will have to stay after school to retake your tests. Your teacher will be able to help you one to one to ensure you are learning.