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Year 11

Subject: History GCSE Year 11

Description of activities:

 

This course will develop a student’s understanding of the following areas:

  • The Making of America (1789-1900)
  • Living under Nazi rule 1933-1945

 

Learning will be assessed by:

  • Written paper: Thematic Study: Crime & Punishment c 1200 to the present

British Depth Study: The Norman Conquest 1065-1087. 1 hour 45 mins. 80

                                           marks (40%)

  • Written paper: Thematic Study: The Making of America 1789-1900

                                           Depth Study: Living under Nazi rule 1933-1945. 1 hour 45 mins. 80 marks (40%)

  • Written paper: History Around Us: The Romans & Fishbourne Palace. 1 hour. 40 marks & 10 for

SPAG(20%)

 

Half Term

Area

Autumn 1

The Making of America 1789-1900

  • Early expansion of the USE
  • Introduction to the slave economy
  • Introduction to indigenous peoples
  • Introduction to Plains Indians focussing on Lakota Sioux
  • The reasons white Americans moved West
  • The Oregon Trail

Autumn 2

The Making of America 1789-1900

  • Mormons
  • The Gold Rush
  • Causes of the Civil War
  • Reconstruction Era
  • The African American post Civil War experience
  • Life on the Plains
  • Indian wars
  • Growth of cities & industrial America

Spring 1

Living under Nazi rule 1933-1945

  • How Hitler came to power
  • How Hitler established & consolidated power
  • The SS & Gestapo
  • The Nazi machinery of terror
  • Effectiveness of Nazi propaganda
  • Opposition to Nazi rule

Spring 2

Living under Nazi rule 1933-1945

  • Impact of Nazi policies on youth
  • Nazi policies on women
  • Nazi racial policies
  • Hitler’s foreign policy
  • Impact of war economy
  • Opposition to the war
  • Impact of war
  • Nazi rule in western & eastern Europe
  • The Holocaust
  • Resistance & collaboration

Summer 1

Revision

Websites to support learning

The Making of America

 

BBC Bitesize -

 

Living under Nazi rule

 

BBC Bitesize -

 

 

Planned Support:

Support is available after school by arrangement with Dr Milliken or via email to Dr Milliken who will be happy to respond to any queries. emilliken@theacademyselsey-tkat.org