Thursday, 19 March 2015

Crusades Project Key Questions

  • What were the Crusades?
  • When did they take place?
  • Why was the so called ‘Holy Land’ important?
  • Why did people want to go on a Crusade?
  • Who was Richard the Lionheart?
  • Who was Saladin?
  • How similar were Richard and Saladin?
  • What were conditions like for those travelling on the Crusades?
  • What was it like to fight in the Crusades?
  • What happened in the First, Second and Third Crusades?
  • Why did the Crusades end and what impact did the Crusades have on the world?

Thursday, 19 February 2015

7.3- Medieval Towns

Create a project based around Medieval London.Using Filthy Cities documentary (www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4j1kG4HswY) and  your own research to create the following:

1. Advertisement Poster that advertises people to visit Medieval London. 
2. Tour guide of Medieval London- using the same ideas as you did for Medieval Villages: What are the key
places to visit on a tour of Medieval London. This should be at least a page in your exercise books. 

Good Luck!!!

Wednesday, 5 February 2014

7.8 Homework- Due 10th Feb

7.8- Medieval Villages Homework
Complete your medieval village drawing, with colour. Then you need to write a guided tour of your village in your exercise books.

Due Monday 10th Feb

Monday, 13 January 2014

Attacking and Defending a Castle!

http://www.activehistory.co.uk/main_area/games/castles/frameset.htm

username: lambertn
password: plagues

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Castle Project Websites

                                                                             Castles Year 7 Intranet

castle01.jpg                   RochesterCastle.jpg                  conc1a.jpg
 Motte and bailey                                                Square stone keep                                           Concentric
                                                         
                                                                                 Development of castles
Motte and Bailey

castle motte 2.jpg

Square stone keep
                              kent_dover_castle 2.jpg

Concentric castles
concentric castle.jpg

                                                                                   Defence and attack

          castles attack.jpg  
http://www.historyonthenet.com/Lessons/attackdefendcastle/mottebailey.htm click on “Next” arrows to cover all castles

                                                                                      Specific castles
General
http://www.castles.org  click on left on England then choose castle
http://www.theheritagetrail.co.uk click on “British Heritage sites” then castles
Canterbury
Dover
Rochester
Tonbridge
Tower of London
Windsor

These are  good examples of  interesting, interactive sites.
http://www.warwick-castle.com go to “Plan your day” then “Explore the castle” and “Discover our history”
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/97/castles/enter.html

Monday, 11 November 2013

Battlefield Britain: Battle of Hastings

Watch the clip in preparation for writing your essay on Why did William win the Battle of Hastings?

Monday, 23 September 2013

Historical Enquiry Homework

30 minutes of research on your chosen enquiry topic.
Be prepared to use this in your next lesson.