KS3 History

 

History KS3 Curriculum Map

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Y9

Content:

Should World War One be known as the Great War?

Content:

Was World War Two inevitable?

 

Content:

Why should we remember the Holocaust?

 

Skills:

Historical perspectives

Historical evidence

Causation

 

Skills:

Change and continuity

Significance

Similarity and difference (WW1 vs WW2)

 

Skills:

Historical interpretation

Cause and consequence

Significance

 

Y8

Content:

Did the British Empire only grow to make Britain money?

 

Content:

Free at last: How far has the fight for freedom come?

Slavery and the Civil Rights Movement

Content:

How deadly was the Industrial Revolution?

The Industrial Revolution and the Victorians

 

Content:

How much have women changed society?

The Suffragettes

Skills:

Historical Evidence

Interpretations

Cause and consequence

 

Skills:

Cause and consequence

Similarity and difference

Historical perspectives

Skills:

Change and Continuity

Significance

Historical interpretations

Historical perspectives

 

Skills:

Significance

Change and continuity

Historical perspectives

Y7

Content:

What is History?

Historical Skills

 

Content:

Who were the Anglo-Saxons?

 

Content:

William didn’t conquer England-he created it!

The Normans

 

Content:

Who had the most power in the Middle Ages: The King, the Church or the peasants?

Case study: Joan of Arc

 

Content:

What did the Renaissance do for us?

 

Content:

Why are the Tudors so memorable?

 

Skills:

Chronology

Similarity and difference

Change and continuity

Inference

 

Skills:

Change and continuity

Similarity and difference

Skills:

Similarity and difference

Causation

 

Skills:

Historical interpretation

Historical evidence

Similarity and difference

Historical perspectives

Skills:

Significance

Change and Continuity

 

Skills:

Change and continuity

Cause and consequence

Historical Perspectives

 

 

Additional Information:

Reading and film lists have been made and are published on FROG for students to use either as support or to further their understanding.

Each unit has an accompanying Unit Overview sheet which is stuck into their books and has the essential keywords and a list of resources (books, documentaries and websites) to assist the students with their learning and understanding.