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SHP History Year 8
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SHP History Year 8: pupil book

Series: Schools history project

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780340907368

Publication Date: 24 Apr 2009

Subject: History

Suitable for: Secondary (Year 8)

Develop your students' understanding and skills step by step with Schools History Project's carefully planned approach to Key Stage 3.

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Summary

Develop your students' understanding and skills step by step with Schools History Project's carefully planned approach to Key Stage 3.

Part of the dynamic and coherent book-per-year course, this textbook combines expertise in course planning with features that reflect the possibilities and requirements of the National Curriculum. It has everything you would expect from the Schools History Project, including intriguing content, in-depth historical investigation, meaningful tasks and a wealth of source material.

This second book in the series - a course for Year 8 - both continues the big stories of empire, movement and settlement, conflict, power and everyday life and provides in-depth enquiries on the key aspects of early modern England, industrialisation, popular protest, the Spanish Empires in the New World, the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars.
- Help students develop their skills and improve their own performance with 'How to...' activities and the 'Doing History' feature.
- Suit all abilities and interests with stimulating and worthwhile activities which cater to a wide range of learning styles.
- Build the big pictures across Key Stage 3 with overviews and big stories which link the course together and develop students' conceptual frameworks.

Contents

INTRODUCTION
The book with no name
A quick history of Britain 1500-1900
Doing History: Chronology

SECTION 1 ORDINARY LIFE
What did the Industrial Revolution do for us?
The Big Story: Ordinary Life Part Three
1500: Which home would you like to live in?
Roll up! Roll up! Take a chance on life!
The Big Graph Challenge: Part 1, 1500-1750
THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
What did the Industrial Revolution do for us?
A better life? Manchester in 1850
The Big Graph Challenge: Part 2, 1750-1850
What a difference a train makes!
Inside a Victorian photograph album
Doing History: Evidence
The Big Graph Challenge: Part 3, 1850-1900
Why was ordinary life changing so much?
The Big Story: Ordinary Life Part Three (continued)
What were they thinking about ... ordinary life?

SECTION 2 EMPIRE
Why were Europeans mad about empires?
An extraordinary meeting
A quick history of European empires
THE SPANISH EMPIRE IN CENTRAL AMERICA
Travellers' tales: how would the Spaniards describe the Aztecs to their friends back in Europe?
How did the Spanish defeat of the Aztecs change Spain and Mexico? The Big Story: Empire Part Two
Doing History: Interpretations
THE BRITISH EMPIRE
Why were the British so worried about their empire in the 1780s? What made Thomas Clarkson so angry?
How did the slave trade work?
The Clarkson Challenge
The story of abolition - how should it be told?
Doing History: Interpretations
Why were people so proud of the British Empire in 1900?
The Big Story: Empire Part Two (continued)

SECTION 3 MOVEMENT AND SETTLEMENT
Into the unknown: were all emigrants brave and adventurous? Investigating the lives of emigrants from Britain
Doing History: Diversity and generalisation
The Big Story: Movement and Settlement Part Two

SECTION 4 CONFLICT
Which wars should we know about?
Doing History: Causes
THE SPANISH ARMADA
Why did the Spanish Armada fail?
THE NAPOLEONIC WARS
Was Nelson the main reason why Napoleon's invasion failed?
Now for something completely different!
The long, the short and the bloody! War and peace 1066-2000
Which British wars should you know about?
Doing History: Significance
The Big Story: Conflict and Co-operation Part Two
Conflict and co-operation: how were ideas and beliefs changing?

SECTION 5 POWER : MONARCHY
When and why did kings lose control?
CIVIL WAR DEPTH STUDY
Would you have signed Charles I's death warrant?
How well can you explain the Medieval Royal Rollercoaster?
The Royal Rollercoaster: your hypothesis!
Put your ruler in the hot seat!
Why were ideas and attitudes to monarchy changing?
Hero or monster?
Why do reputations change over time?
Doing History: Change and Continuity
The Big Story: Power Part Two - Monarchy

SECTION 6 POWER : DEMOCRACY
How did ordinary people win the right to vote?
A day that made history
How can you change things for the better?
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
What did the French Revolution achieve?
Consequences of the French Revolution
WINNING THE VOTE IN BRITAIN
Could it happen here?
What was wrong with British elections?
Peterloo 1819: what did they want and did they get it?
The reform riots of 1831: the same story?
How did the Chartists try to win the vote?
What is the best way to win the vote?
Doing History: Consequences
So who was proved right?
The Big Story: Power Part Two - Democracy

CONCLUSION
What have you learned this year... ...about sources?
...about significance: what and who should be remembered?
...about people: who would you like to meet at the History party? ...about ideas and beliefs?
Coming soon in the Big Story of ...
The book with no name!

Category
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Subject
History
Dewey
909
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Publisher
Pub. date
24 Apr 2009
Edition
Original
ISBN
9780340907368
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Binding
Paperback
Pages
240
Width
275mm
Height
212mm
Weight
750g
Contents page
Yes
VAT-able amount
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