Mid-Year History Test

Dear kiddies,

You are going to prepare a presentation on a topic we have not studied together in class.

Use google presentations, share your work with me once you have finished your exam.

Read carefully all my instructions, follow all my suggestions and you will be really successful!

If you happen to have doubts, write to me: pat.chujman@lascumbres.edu.ar

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Edward the Confessor

  1. Who was Edward the Confessor? When did he rule England? Why was he given this name? Say something interesting about him. What happened when he died? (1-2 slides)

http://www.historyforkids.net/edward-the-confessor.html

https://www.theschoolrun.com/homework-help/edward-the-confessor

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/worldhistory/edwardtheconfessor.htm

Candidates to the English Throne

  1. Who were the 3 more important candidates to become King of England? Show pictures of them. ( 1 slide)
  2. What reasons did they have to be claiming the throne? Use sources to prove their ideas ( 2 slides)
  3. Who do you think is the best candidate to the throne? Explain why. (1 slide) Give your opinion using some of the following phrases:

I agree with …              I feel that …       I don´t think that…..

I have no doubt that / I’m certain that …

I’ve never really thought about this before, but …

Personally, my opinion is that …                I strongly believe that….

I could be wrong, but …             I’m absolutely sure that …

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/bt/claimants.htm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/history/middle_ages/1066_norman_conquest/revision/3/

https://es.slideshare.net/DHUMPHREYS/1066-who-should-be-king

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_sCOVe1r_g

Battle of Stamford Bridge and Battle of Hastings

  1. Who fought in these two battles? Who won? What were the advantages and disadvantages each army had? Give details and prove ideas with sources (pictures, letters, documents, maps, etc) (3 slides)
  2. What is “The Bayeux Tapestry”? Why is it important? Find a source. (1 slide)
  3. A new period started in England in 1066. What was the name given? What did the new King do as soon as he got to London? (1 slide)

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/bt.html

http://www.historyforkids.net/the-battle-of-hastings.html

https://kids.kiddle.co/Battle_of_Hastings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cGR47GJgxU

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/anglo_saxons/normans/

Remember

-Respect the number of slides

-DO NOT COPY AND PASTE! Use your own words

-Include sources (photos and documents to prove your ideas) Explain why the source is important.

-Submit your exam on July 6.

Here you can see what I am going to take into account to assess your presentation

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The Kites are Flying

Setting

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The story is set in the West Bank, part of the
occupied Palestinian territories. Since the
foundation of the state of Israel in 1948 there
has been conflict between the Israelis and the
Palestinians over ownership of land. Hundreds
of thousands of Palestinians were displaced in
the fighting of 1948. Since 1967 the Israelis have
occupied the West Bank and have built many
settlements in the occupied territory which are
deemed to be illegal under international law. It is in
the shadow of one of these settlements that Said
and his family live.

Interesting article on the Gaza: the conflict zone

Let´s watch some videos about what is going on between Israel and Palestine today.

Video 1

Video 2

 

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Analysing sources

For each source say:

-if it is primary or secondary

-2 things you know about what the picture shows

A model of a Celtic shield

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Iron Age Celtic social villages (reconstruction)

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A Celtic torc that can be seen at the British Museum

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Roman Public Baths in Bath (Nort London)

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Colosseum in Rome

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Roman Legionaries (acting out a battle)

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Hadrian´s Wall in Britain

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A drawing of a Roman Britain villa

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The remains of a Roman Britain house: mosaic floors and hypocaust

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The Celts

Look at this different objects and say everything you remember about Celts!

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Primary and Secondary Sources

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Primary Sources

A primary source provides direct or firsthand evidence about an event, object, person, or work of art. Primary sources include historical and legal documents, eyewitness accounts, results of experiments, statistical data, pieces of creative writing, audio and video recordings, speeches, and art objects.

Secondary Sources

Secondary sources describe, discuss, interpret, comment upon, analyze, evaluate, summarize, and process primary sources. Secondary source materials can be articles in newspapers or popular magazines, book or movie reviews, etc.

Test yourself

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The Celts

This is a presentation about the Celts, the first people in Britain.

Watch the presentation in class and take notes of important facts and events. Later, you´ll have to complete a worksheet.

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Our Own Shape Poems

As your first approach to Literature I showed you that not all poems are alike and that same even have shapes. Here I share your own shape poems. You did an amazing job!

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History: The British Isles

Countries and Capitals

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Flags

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Welcome Back!

Hey kiddies!

We are very happy to be your teachers of English this year.

We are going to learn lots of new things and have fun, too!

Can´t wait to meet you!

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Bye Bye Children

I REALLY ENJOYED WORKING WITH YOU THIS YEAR. YOU ARE ALL VERY SPECIAL KIDS AND IT´S BEEN REALLY NICE TO MEET YOU. NOW THE TIME HAS COME TO SAY GOODBYE… ENJOY YOUR HOLIDAYS AND GET READY FOR JUNIOR 6!!! HAPPY CHRISTMAS!!!
MISS MECHI

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