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History and Geography Curriculum Map

 

Aut 1

Aut 2

Spr 1

Spr 2

Sum 1

Sum 2

3

Stone/ Bronze/ Iron Age

Stone/ Bronze/ Iron Age

 

 

The UK

The UK

Ancient Civilisations and Egypt

Ancient Civilisations and Egypt

Fieldwork

4

Roman Britain

Roman Britain

Europe

Europe

Ancient Greece

 

Ancient Greece

 

Fieldwork

5

Countries of the World

Extreme Earth

The Mayans

The Mayans

Anglo-Saxons and Vikings

 

Anglo-Saxons and Vikings

 

 

Fieldwork

6

The Americas

The Americas

World War II

World War II

Crime and Punishment

 

Crime and punishment

 

 

Fieldwork

Key Concepts in our History Curriculum

  • Local Significance
  • Achievements
  • Influence and Significance
  • Civilisation
  • Beliefs
  • Equality
  • Empire
  • Invading and Settling
  • Continuity and Change
  • Cause and Consequence
  • Leisure and Lifestyle

History Concepts Map

Unit of Work

Key Concept

Unit of work

Key Concept

LKS2

UKS2

 

 

The Stone Age

Settlement

 

The Vikings

&

The Saxons

Invading and settling

Influence and Significance

Achievements

 

Beliefs

Influence and Significance

Continuity and Change

Continuity and Change

 

 

Ancient Egypt

 

Beliefs

 

 

Mayan Civilisation

Civilisation

 

Achievements

Influence and Significance

 

Civilisation

 

Achievements

Influence and Significance

Beliefs

Leisure and lifestyle

Continuity and Change

Continuity and Change

 

 

The Romans

 

Invading and Settling

 

World War II

(The home front)

Achievements

Leisure and lifestyle

Achievements

Local Significance

Influence and Significance

Equality

Equality

Empire

Invading and Settlement (Evacuation)

Continuity and Change

Continuity and Change

 

 

 

Ancient Greece

Influence and Significance

 

 

Crime & Punishment

Influence and Significance

Equality

Beliefs

Beliefs

Equality

Leisure and Lifestyle

Local Significance

Achievements

Leisure & Lifestyle

Continuity and Change

Continuity and Change

 

 

 

 

Local History Study

Local Significance

 

Local History Study

Local Significance

 

Continuity and change

Continuity and change

Influence and significance

 

Influence and significance

 

Progression in Historical Source Work

Year 3

What can the source tell us?

What questions can we ask about this source?

What inferences can be drawn from the source?

How can we interpret the information from this source?

What is a primary and a secondary source?

Why do some periods of history have more sources than others?

Year 4

How has the source been produced/constructed?

Why has this source been produced?

What can this source be used as evidence for?

Who is the author of the source and what inferences can be made about the author/producer of this source?

What are the similarities and differences between different sources?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of using primary and secondary sources?

Year 5

What is the intended message/purpose of this source?

What criteria could we use to determine a sources reliability and usefulness?

Can a source be unreliable yet still useful?

To what extent might this source be untrustworthy, unreliable, distorted, and inaccurate? Why?

What are the advantages/disadvantages of using several sources rather than just one?

What happens to sources over time?

Year 6

What is the key information within this source that answers our question?

What sources will you use in constructing your own account of an event? Why?

How useful is this source in drawing conclusions from compared to other sources?

How can sources be sorted into different types? Are some types more reliable/useful than others?

Can you evaluate the source looking at prejudice, facts, opinions, contradictions, bias, examples of exaggeration, inaccurate and provide reasons for them.

Look at a variety of sources from the same period of history. Why do these sources differ, which are more realistic and what different perspectives and view point are demonstrated within them?

 

Types of historical sources:

3-Toys, post-box, artefacts, museums, jewellery, treasure, grave goods, cassette tape.

4-Pictures, paintings, photographs, pottery, statues, monuments, ruins, reconstruction sites.

5-Maps, Video footage, animations, textbooks, heritage books, video footage, fictional novels, letters, quotes, poems, churches, diaries, maps.

6-War memorial, graveyard, schools records, trade directories, newspaper articles, churches, parish registers, census data, commercial directory, court rolls, wills, workhouse records, heritage library records, war medals.

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