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Year 8

Year 8 Curriculum Plan – History

Curriculum Area: Humanities: History

National Curriculum 2017

Overview of Course Content

During Year 8 History lessons  the units of study will develop a student’s understanding of the following areas:

  • Empire & exploration
  • Development of the slave trade
  • Native Americans
  • The Expansion of America
  • Industrial Revolution – How Britain changed
  • Causes & events of WWI

 

Overview of course content

Overview of assessment

Autumn 1

Unit of Work

Empire & Exploration

Short answer question knowledge test & source work

Autumn 2

Unit of Work

Development of the slave trade

 

Title: What was it like to live as a slave?

 

Spring 1

Unit of Work

Native Americans

 

 

Title: Why were there Indian wars?

Spring 2

Unit of Work

The Expansion of America

 

 

Title: Knowledge test & short answer questions

Summer 1

Unit of Work:

Industrial Revolution – How Britain changed

 

 

Title: Why did crime increase in Industrial Britain and what was formed to fight it?

 

Summer 2

Unit of Work

Causes & events of WWI

 

Title: What was it like to fight in the trenches?