History Faculty Homework Policy

Year 7

Homework 1
Questions related to skills in history. Research Roman roads What did the Romans do for us?
Homework 2
Comparison of weapons. Castles. Revision for assessment
Homework 3
Richard The Lionheart. Extended writing piece on What is it like to go on a Crusade. Keyword Activity
Homework 4
Profile/Mind Map of Henry VIII. Elizabethan England. Revision for assessment
Homework 5
Worksheet Indian social life. A piece of work around The Buffalo. A creative piece of work.
Homework 6
Revision for End of year test. Research on Shevington historical, geographical and religious nature. Activity related to field work

Year 8

Homework 1
Profile/Mind Map of Henry VIII. Elizabethan England. Revision for assessment
Homework 2
Weapons of The Civil War. Extended piece of writing of one aspect of The English Civil War. Revision for assessment on Cromwell
Homework 3
Life on a Plantation. Who was William Wilberforce? Creative Activity/abolition posters/museum display piece and explanation.
Homework 4
Working Conditions. Persuasive writing. Research The Leeds Liverpool Canal
Homework 5
Revision for End of year Exam. How did The Tudors deal with Crime and Punishment. Submit a piece of writing about present day crime and how it is dealt with.
Homework 6
Newspaper account. Photo Fit of Jack The Ripper. How did Jack The Ripper help to change Victorian England

Year 9

Homework 1
Propaganda poster. Letter from the trenches. Change in air technology between the wars
Homework 2
Keywords and descriptions. Who was Hirohito. Revision for end of unit assessment
Homework 3
Holocaust – Creative writing. Chronology. Write up oral investigation.
Homework 4
Advertising The Bus Boycott. Research on Malcolm X. Work on presentation
Homework 5
What was it like to live in 1900? Who were Rowntree and Booth. Revision for End of unit assessment
Homework 6
Campaign poster on Votes for women. Arguments for and against Votes for Women. Exam question

Year 10

Homework 1
Suffragettes. Source question. Knowledge question. Comparison
Homework 2
Liberal Reforms.Skills based exam question. Cartoon question. Practice question 5 extended thinking. Revision for practice mock
Homework 3
Homework – Germany. Re-write practice mock questions which were weak. Mind map on all the revolts in Germany. Who was Stresseman? Practice exam question
Homework 4
Germany continues. Source based question. Why did people vote for Hitler mind map? A piece of propaganda. A exam 4,6,10 question.
Homework 5
America. Research of the American Presidents in 1920’s & 1930’s. Questions about the Wall Street Crash. Key terms. New Deal questions.

Year 11

Homework 1
Treaty of Versailles. Questions on The Impact of ToV. Source based question. 4,6,10 question. Time line 1923-29
Homework 2
Germany. The Rise of Hitler 4,6,10. Propaganda v terror. A piece of writing on opposition groups
Homework 3
Liberal Reforms. Cartoon question. Comparison question. Extended writing question 5
Homework 4
Exam question on Why USA got involved in Vietnam. Diagram on guerrilla warfare. http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/mwh/vietnam/
Homework 5
Revision Liberal Reforms and WWI. Suffragettes. Berlin and Cuba. Vietnam. Germany