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  1. 1. Wolmer’s Boys’ School Department of History and Social Studies Subject: History Unit Plan Year Group: First (1st) Form Term: Christmas Term Duration: 14 weeks: 2 hours per week Special skills to develop: Recall information. Define terms. Identify and apply relevant investigative techniques. Identify perspectives. Use an index. Use graphical aids (maps, charts, diagrams, graphs). WEEKS TOPIC OBJECTIVES CONTENT INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL METHODS EVALUATIONS 1-5 Describe the key contributions made by the founding benefactors. John Wolmer; William Crosse; Thomas Harrison; Ellis Wolfe; William Patterson; Edward Hanna; Dr. Ludlow Moodie; Sir Florizel Glasspole. Book: The legacy of a goldsmith – Professor Patrick Bryan Tour of downtown Kingston (sites of the locations of Wolmer’s; Kingston Parish Church; Old Wolmer’s Yard; Coke Methodist Church). Sectional test The history of Wolmer’s Explain the significance of the founding and existence of the schools. th Identify the location of the Wolmer’s schools in the past and currently. Sing and recite the words of the school song. Explain the significance of the school’s symbols. Locate and describe important monuments and landmarks related to the history of the school. Identify major milestones in the school’s Education in Jamaica in the 18 century. Significance of being a ‘Free school’. Wolmer’s school in the 18th & 19th centuries. Wolmer’s Boys’ School; Wolmer’s Girls’ School; Wolmer’s Preparatory School. Age Quod Agis. School Crest; School Motto; School Colours. John Wolmer monument; Cenotaph; Mico fence; French Peanut tree; 1 Handout notes on the history of Wolmer’s Tour of Wolmer’s Boys School. Group presentations Charts Guest lectures Projects Crossword puzzles Seek-a-word puzzles Multiple choice tests
  2. 2. history. Outline the contributions of the principals of Wolmer’s to the development of the school. Research the contributions of outstanding Wolmerians to Jamaican society and overseas. Senior Science Block; Sixth Form Building; Canteen. Important Milestones in Wolmer’s history. The principals of Wolmer’s. (Longest serving; longest serving of Wolmer’s Boys School; first; current; shortest serving; principals who were ministers of religion; first Black principal; acting principals; female principal of Wolmer’s Boys School, etc.) Research project from identified categories, such as, sports, government & politics, arts & entertainment, architecture, business, military. 6 - 14 Studying history Explain the nature of history. Defining history. Gather and interpret information. The importance of studying history. Distinguish between primary and secondary sources. Use a variety of sources, including primary and secondary sources (eg. magazines, interviews, audio-visual materials, diaries, journals). Research, summarize, organize and Elements of history (source and fact). Methods used by historians to gather and interpret information. Concept of time in history. (a)Sequence, Change, Continuity. (b)Calculation of time: BC/BCE & 2 Book: Creating a nation: Jamaica – June Wallace & Gloria Robinson Glossary compilation of key terms. Group presentations Guest lectures Charts Sectional test Projects Crossword puzzles Seek-a-word puzzles Multiple choice tests
  3. 3. present information in a specific form (pictorial, oral, written or graphic). Work cooperatively in groups. AD/CE]. (c)How historians count years: century, decade, era, dynasty, generation. Examples of change over time. (a)Architecture (b)Fashion (c)Transportation 3