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What is History?

KS3 Y7 - What is History?

David Rawlings

on 21 September 2012

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Key Word: Chronology What is History? Match up the correct Head with the Tail and copy them out in your book. Title: What is History? Heads:
Political Tails:
After the birth of Christ.
To do with people as a whole.
Organisation of events in date order.
To do with the government.
Before the birth of Christ.
To do with religion.
How important. Starter Finding out which year is in which century can be a tricky business. The easiest way is to cover up the last two numbers and add one. E.g. 1215 is in the 13th century. Words to describe the past Task: In your book copy and complete the following sentence: The year 1485 is in the _______ century. Now do the same for years: 1837, 1956, 1599, 2005, 1484, 1100, 988, 1301, 2012 Remember to write in FULL SENTENCES! Copy and complete this timeline to show the terms DECADE and CENTURY. What is History? 1900 2000 1910 Decade?
Century? Review your learning by finding some of today's key words in your wordsearch! What is History - Wordsearch 20 points for the first 3 people to finish! Final Thought:

Why are there so many ways of talking about the past? What is History? I went there.
I could/should/would have gone there.
I had to go there.
I have been there. Words to Describe the Past Learning Objectives:

K: Of historical events on a certain day.
U: The significance of historical events.
S: Chronological understanding; significance Title: What happened on this day in History? Twenty?
One hundred? Starting Thought:
How many people do you need in a group to ensure that two of them share a birthday? TASK:

Using your laptop you must research what happened in history on the same day as your birthday.

Success Criteria:
You need to find one event from a 20th century decade; another event from the 19th century and a third event from a previous century.
You need to chose IMPORTANT events, not just any event that happened.
Write down the events in your book in your own words.
Explain why the event is important in your book. What Happened on this Day in History? Top Tip: Think about how you justify what is important.
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