Year 8 History

Topics studied include:

  • What was Early Modern British society like?
  • Politics and power from 1500-1750.
  • How have we created an interpretation of the Vikings?

Pupils who meet age related expectations will be able to:

  • Learners will be able to place events in the correct period of history.
  • Learners will be able to use technical vocabulary accurately in discussions and writing.
  • Learners will be able to analyse why different people may have different views of the same event.
  • Learners can identify how views of the past are created by selection of evidence.
  • Learners can describe what changed and what stayed the same in a historical period.
  • Learners can identify causes and effects as well as suggesting how they may be linked together.