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History - Year 8 

Please email your teacher and ask them to direct you to the right lesson for your class if you’re not sure. 

Week commencing

Topic

Monday 12th April

 

New topic: World War 2

Successes in the 1920s

Failures in the 1930s

Monday 19th April

 

Appeasement

The outbreak of the Second World War

Monday 26th April 

Dunkirk

If you have access to a streaming service such as Netflix or Amazon prime, watch the film ‘Dunkirk’.

Make some notes on whether the film accurately portrays the events of the Dunkirk evacuation or not and why.

Monday 3rd May

Assessment

Email your teacher for a copy of the assessment that you should complete at home if you are absent from school.

Monday 10th May

 

The Battle of Britain and aerial bombardment

Blitzkrieg and Nazi control of Europe

Monday 17th May 

 

Pearl Harbour and the War in the Pacific

Invasion of the USSR

Monday 24th May

 

 Students to go on to the following website using the link below and learn about evacuation and life in Britain.

Evacuation During World War Two (primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk)

Please email your teacher to be given the relevant worksheet to complete after visiting the website.

VE and VJ Days

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Monday 7th June

Stalingrad and D-Day

Monday 14th June

How did the Second World War end? 

Monday 21st June

 

No true witnesses 

The Demolition of Man

Monday 28th June

 

What counts as resistance?

Non-violent Jewish resistance?

Monday 5th July

 

Violent Jewish resistance?

Jewish partisans in Vilna

Monday 12th July

 

 Assessment

For those students who are not in school, please email your teacher to be given details for your assessment.

Monday 19th July

 n/a 

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Archive 

Please click the links below to access work from previous terms 

Spring Term (January - March)

Year 8 History (Spring Term)

Autumn Term (September - December) 

Year 8 History (Autumn Term)