LO: To be able to explain History as a Skill based subject by identifying core Historical Skills.
MUST: Know that History is a Skills based subject and where information is gained from.
SHOULD: Be able to explain different Historical Skills that will be used throughout different History lessons, in a range of different topics.
COULD: Begin to use Historical Skills such as Chronology and Primary and Secondary Sources.
What was the Glorious Revolution?
LO: To be able to comprehend and memorize a range of information to explain an overview of the Glorious Revolution.
Know and able to explain what the Glorious Revolution was and why James II was unpopular.
Be able to explain the events within the Glorious Revolution to explain why William of Orange became the King of England.
Begin to explain from memory key events and causes of the Glorious Revolution.
LO: To be able to use Primary Sources to explain the events of the Battle of Hastings in 1066.
MUST: Know what happened at the Battle of Hastings in 1066, and why William won.
SHOULD: Be able to use primary sources to explain the reason for William the Conquerors victory at the Battle of Hastings.
COULD: Discuss and explain which source is the most useful for explaining the event.
LO: To be able to explain the consequences of the War on Terror.
LO: To make a judgement on the moral justifications and impact of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.
MUST: Know what the War on Terror was and a narrative of the two major conflicts it created, in the War in Afghanistan (2001-14) and the Iraq War (2003-11).
SHOULD: Be able to explain the role of Guantanamo Bay and the treatment of suspected terrorists and the detention camp.
COULD: Come to a judgement of the justification of the camp and the success of the war on terror.
American War of Independence: What were the thirteen colonies?
LO: To comprehend and memorize a range of information to explain what the thirteen colonies were.
Know what the thirteen colonies were and able to describe the founding of America.
Be able to explain the differences in the three main groups of the colonies, and the importance of each.
Suggest criticisms which would have been given by the colonists of British control.
WALT: To be able to explain what the Final Solution was and its consequences.
MUST: Know the difference between a Concentration and Death Camp. SHOULD: Be able to explain what the Final Solution was, and the structure of a Nazi Death Camp.
COULD: Begin to explain the horror of Auschwitz by looking at a series of photographs which focus of the death camp of Auschwitz.
WALT: To understand what the Blitz was, and how people tried to survive through different sources.
MUST: Know what the Blitz was.
SHOULD: Be able to explain the benefits and problems from Sources about how to survive the Blitz.
COULD: Use the sources to establish a judgement of which is the most effective for surviving the Blitz.
- To explain in first a verbal argument then in a written argument which country won the Space Race.
- Able to use evidence to support an argument which is challenged and contrasts the two superpowers efforts.
MUST: Be able to explain key events during the Space Race between America and Russia.
SHOULD: Be able to use the evidence to create a verbal argument which is then used and challenged to see who won the Space Race.
COULD: Explain in a P.E.E. paragraph which country won the Space Race by comparing and contrasting the efforts and contributions of each country.
L/O: To investigate the reasons for the fall of the Berlin Wall, and to rank them into four factors.
L/O: To make a supported judgement of which factor is the most important for the fall of the Berlin Wall, as well as contrasting other factors.
MUST: Know what the Berlin Wall was and be able to explain different reasons why it fell.
SHOULD: Be able to place the different reasons why the Berlin Wall fell into one of four factors and then rank them in order of importance.
COULD: Make a judgement of which is the most important factor between Political, Social, Economic or Military for the fall of the Berlin Wall.
WALT: To explain the event and discuss how it is a turning point for the war.
MUST: Know what the attack on Pearl Harbour was.
SHOULD: Be able to explain the attack in detail, and suggest why it happened.
COULD: Begin to use the information to make a judgment of why the events of Pearl Harbour were a turning point for the Second World War.
What were the key events of the American War of Independence?
To explain an overview of the America War of Independence in preparation to write a formal essay
Must Know what the key events were of the war, and explain an overview of events.
Should Be able to explain the overview narrative of the American War of Independence which prepares for answering a formal essay.
Could Judge the events and assess why these events contributed to American Independence.
American War of Independence: Why were the thirteen colonies unhappy with British control?
LO: To argue a category supported by reasons to explain the viewpoint of the thirteen colonies towards British control.
Know different reasons why the thirteen colonies were unhappy with British control and place these reasons into three main categories.
Be able to assess the categories and build an argument around one to explain the unhappiness about British control.
Present a strong argument and which is supported by reasons to explain opposition to British control.
Oliver Cromwell: Hero or Villain?
WALT: To make a judgement if Oliver Cromwell was a Hero or a Villain?
MUST: Know who Oliver Cromwell was and what he did.
SHOULD: Be able to use the information to make a judgement able Cromwell if he was a Hero or Villain. COULD: Use the information to explain both sides of the argument before making your own judgement.
To what extent can the Brown decision be seen as a turning point in the campaign for African American Civil Rights?
LO: Able to explain the importance of the Brown V. Board of Education Supreme Court Case to African American Civil Rights.
LO: To use primary sources to form a judgement if the decision was a turning point.
Know what the Brown V. Board of Education Supreme Court case was.
Be able to explain the debate of the extent to which the case was a turning point using Primary Source to support an argument.
Begin to make a judgement which will form a response to an essay question looking at the extent to which this Supreme Court case was a turning point.
What was the Declaration of Independence and why was it important for American independence?
LO: To watch a documentary and explain what the Declaration of Independence was and why it was important for independence.
Know what the Declaration of Independence from watching an overview documentary.
Be able to explain the events of the beginning of the American War of Independence and the importance of the declaration of independence.
Judge the importance of the declaration for America becoming an independent country.
WALT: To explain the Battle of Stalingrad using Sources in GCSE style questions.
MUST: Know what the Battle of Stalingrad was during WW2.
SHOULD: Be able to explain the conditions of the Battle of Stalingrad through a selection of sources.
COULD: Begin to use two key sources to answer GCSE style Source questions.
To be able to build an overview timeline of the Civil Rights campaign for African Americans between 1950s-60s
LO1: To have discussed segregation within 1950s America, and defined the Civil Rights and Civil Rights movement.
LO2: To have created an overview timeline of the developments of the Civil Rights movement.
LO3: To have created a Civil Rights quiz and completed an exam practice question.
What should King Richard II have done during the Peasants’ Revolt?
LO: To understand the concept of consequence by looking at the choices made by Richard II during the Peasants’ Revolt in 1381.
Know the decisions made by Richard II during the Peasants revolted in 1381.
Be able to explain the choices and consequences of the choices made by King Richard II during the Peasants’ Revolt in 1381.
Begin to make a judgment if the choices made by Richard II were correct during the revolt?.
WALT: To understand an overview of the Tudor Family Tree
MUST: Be able to describe what who the Tudors were.
SHOULD: Be able describe how the Tudor family came to power.
COULD: Begin to be able to explain why the Tudor’s were an important family.
WALT: To be able to why many Germans supported the Hitler.
MUST: Know some examples why Hitler was popular.
SHOULD: Be able to explain these different examples why Hitler was popular.
COULD: Explain and compare the different reasons why Hitler was popular, and give a clear judgement of which reason is most important.