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History - Year 7

Lesson

Topic

1

Why did the Roman Empire become so powerful?

2

Who was Julius Caesar?

3

Roman Britain - What was Britain like before the Romans?

Roman Britain - How did the Romans conquer Britain?

4

How did the Romans change Britain?

Why did Boudicca lead a revolt against the Romans?

5

Why did the Romans leave Britain?

6

King John and the Magna Carta - was King John really a bad King?

 King John and the Magna Carta - the first Barons War and Magna Carta

7

The Black Death - Black Death and the silk road

The Black Death - Treating the Black Death

8

The Black Death - The survivors and land ownership

The Black Death - How far did the Black Death change the Medieval world?  

9

The Peasants' Revolt - What were the causes of the Peasants' Revolt?

The Peasants' Revolt - What happened during the Peasants' Revolt?

10

The Domesday Book

11

The First Crusade 

The capture of Jerusalem 

12

The Third Crusade 

The Fourth Crusade 

13

The Crusader States - What were the Crusader States? 

The Crusader States - Other groups within the Crusader States? 

14

Monasteries and Cathedrals  

In lessons (or as homework, depending on which class you’re in),
we’ll be building Monasteries from materials such as cereal boxes, lolly sticks, straws, twigs etc.

If you’re working from home, construct your own Medieval religious building.

If you look in the Year 7 Information Booklet there are some examples that you could use to get an idea of what yours could look like.

There’ll be prizes for the best ones!​

15

Henry VIII and the problems that he faced as King -
Who were Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon?

Henry VIII and the problems that he faced as King - 
What concerns did Henry VIII have as King of England? 

16

The dissolution of the Monasteries 

Break with Rome 

17

Tudor Monarchs and Religion: A Rollercoaster  

18

Elizabeth I: Relations with Spain 

Elizabeth I: Privateers 

19

Mary, Queen of Scots 

Her Execution 

20

Bloody Mary 

Work for this lesson is available on Teams; you should check there for more detailed instructions.

Create a PowerPoint on Bloody Mary. Include slides to explain why she had this nickname – what did she do which people didn’t like?

21

The Tudors - A Review 

Create a quiz which you could give to someone else in your year group to test their knowledge of everything you’ve learnt in the Tudors module.

On one page, write as many questions as you can and then write the answers on another.

If you’ve done this, email your teacher who will then ask someone else to have a go at answering the questions and you’ll then be able to mark them! 

22

The Tudors 

Task: Having learnt all about the Tudor Monarchs, you should now complete this research task.

Find out about what life was like in Tudor England.

What hobbies did people have? How was life similar to ours? How was it different? What foods did people eat? Etc.

Send your findings to your teacher. 

23

Start of new topic: Crown vs Parliament 

The Thirty Years War

Charles I's personal rule

24

Charles I and Scotland

The return of parliament

25

The Arrest of Five Members

Why did the Civil War break out in 1642?

26

Civil War divisions

Regicide

27

Oliver Cromwell

The Restoration

28

The 'Glorious Revolution'

Assessment

Students who are absent or isolating should email their teacher for a copy of the assessment to be completed at home.  

29

New topic: Enemies of the State

 The first lesson students will look at Pirates.

Task: Draw what you think a Pirate looks like, label it and then explain why you’ve included certain features.

Research ‘Blackbeard’. Create a fact file of his life and then compare this to your initial drawing of a Pirate – are they similar?
 

30

The French Revolution

The 1789 Revolution 

The Reign of Terror

31

The American War of Independence 

Why did war break out between Britain and its colonies?

 The Declaration of Independence 

32

The Gunpowder Plot

Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot

Watch the video above and then create a newspaper article all about the plot – what happened? Who was involved? Key dates? Etc.

33

The Swinging Sixties (Part 1)

The Swinging Sixties?

Poverty and Prosperity 

34

The Swinging Sixties (Part 2)

Experiences of Britain's migrant communities

Memories of the Sixties

 

 

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Ms Harris

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Mrs Hunter

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Mrs Monaghan

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Mr Scott

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