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Wiltshire socialhistory

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Wiltshire socialhistory

  1. 1. Everyday life through the ages What? <ul><li>The way in which lives, beliefs, and attitudes have changed and factors driving change eg </li></ul><ul><ul><li>technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>economic development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>war </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>religion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>culture </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(National Curriculum for history, 2008) </li></ul>
  2. 2. Everyday life through the ages Why? How? <ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is 99% of history (100%?) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is where most of us see our ancestors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is the seedbed of all Big Events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is the seedbed of our own life / lifestyle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It provides the flavour of the period: deep chronology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Let it appear as we study each age in turn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thematically – but what’s the theme? </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Key Stage 3 Plan – Thematic (vertical) <ul><li>Britain and India </li></ul><ul><li>What mattered to the Mughals? </li></ul><ul><li>What can paintings tell us about eighteenth-century India? </li></ul><ul><li>Why can’t people agree about the Indian Rebellion, 1857-8? </li></ul><ul><li>Why should we remember Mohandas Gandhi? </li></ul><ul><li>Impact of War </li></ul><ul><li>What stories lie behind our town’s war memorial? </li></ul><ul><li>How did the Second World War change people’s lives? </li></ul><ul><li>Why is it so important to remember the Holocaust? </li></ul><ul><li>Why are people still fighting over Jerusalem? </li></ul><ul><li>Moving stories </li></ul><ul><li>What are the ingredients of British society? </li></ul><ul><li>Why did people move to Australia? </li></ul><ul><li>How did Britain treat Irish migrants? </li></ul><ul><li>How can we research the stories of Commonwealth migrants? </li></ul>Y9 <ul><li>The British Empire </li></ul><ul><li>How did England build its first colonies? </li></ul><ul><li>How should we remember Britain’s slave trade? </li></ul><ul><li>What happened when the Europeans scrambled for Africa? </li></ul><ul><li>How was the British Empire portrayed? </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges to Power </li></ul><ul><li>Why did Owain Glyn Dwr’s rebellion fail? </li></ul><ul><li>What makes a good fictional story about the English Civil War? </li></ul><ul><li>What was the impact of the French Revolution? </li></ul><ul><li>Why did it take British women so long to get the vote? </li></ul><ul><li>Hearts and Minds </li></ul><ul><li>Why did the medieval Church matter so much? </li></ul><ul><li>What can paintings tell us about changing beliefs 1450 to 1750? </li></ul><ul><li>What can our local buildings tell us about Victorian attitudes? </li></ul><ul><li>What can music tell us about changing attitudes in the twentieth century? </li></ul>Y8 <ul><li>Islam and the Wider World </li></ul><ul><li>Why did Islam spread so quickly? </li></ul><ul><li>How different were London and Cordoba in the fifteenth century? </li></ul><ul><li>How did Muslims and Christians see each other at the time of the Crusades? </li></ul><ul><li>What made the Ottoman Empire so powerful? </li></ul><ul><li>Rulers </li></ul><ul><li>How did William gain control of England? </li></ul><ul><li>Who was the most powerful medieval monarch? </li></ul><ul><li>How did Elizabeth l deal with problems of power? </li></ul><ul><li>Who was the greatest Prime Minister of the twentieth century? </li></ul><ul><li>Daily Lives </li></ul><ul><li>What can medieval deaths tell us about medieval lives? </li></ul><ul><li>How can we find out about daily life around 1700? </li></ul><ul><li>How did the Industrial Revolution change people’s lives 1750 to 1900? </li></ul><ul><li>Which invention did most to shape people’s lives in the twentieth century? </li></ul>Y 7 Summer: Civilisations and empires Spring: Power, conflict and co-operation Autumn: Changing lives and attitudes
  4. 4. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~engsom/somerset_emigrant_families.htm For Wiltshire emigrants lists and very helpful background, search for “Wiltshire emigrants Australia” … the first few sites to appear should include a very detailed paper written in 1974 that lists many names and gives very good details.

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